FNE Visegrad Prix nominations announced


WARSAW: Nominations for the first-ever FNE Visegrad Prix for best feature coproduction from a Visegard country have been announced. The films are all screening in the CinePecs 2010 (4-10 October) feature film competition programme and the final selection will be made by the festival's main jury headed by Jiri Menzel and announced at the festival's closing ceremony.

 The Prix is an initiative of Film New Europe together and backed by the International Visegrad Fund. The prize is being awarded to recognize the artistic achievements of filmmakers in the Visegrad countries and to encourage cultural co-operation between partners within Visegrad countries and partners in other European countries of the European Union. The competitive prize is organized together with the support of CinePecs International Film Festival (www.cinepecs.hu/) in Hungary, International Bratislava Film Festival (www.iffbratislava.sk/) in Slovakia, Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (www.dokument-festival.cz/) in the Czech Republic and Era New Horizons International Film Festival (www.enh.pl/) in Poland and Film Europe (www.kinocz.cz/). The winner will receive 1000 Euros cash prize along with 5000 Euros of publicity on FNE throughout the year and promotion at other participating film festivals. A further Prix for best doc will be awarded this year at the International Bratislava Film Festival (5-11 November).

FNE Visegrad Prix Nominations for best feature coproduction from a Visegard country.
Cinepecs 2010:

1. BALLADA KARIMERT /Sevdah for Karim (Hungarian Bosnian coproduction)
2010, Bosnian, Hungarian
Director: Jasmin Duraković
Production company: Artdeluxe, Depo, Tivoli Film, Concorde Film Trust

2. LONDONI KELDETES/ Mission London (Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Swedish, British coproduction)
2009, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Swedish, British
Director: Dimitar Mitovski
Production company: Production Sia Advertising, Uj Budapest Filmstudio, Dream Factor Y Macedonia Ltd., Repub Film Ab, Fidelity Films

3. MENNY, POKOL...FOLD / Heaven, Hell...Earth (Slovak Czech Coproduction)
2009, Slovakian
Director: Laura Sivakova
Production company: Trigon Production, Slovak TV, Czech TV

4. PAL ADRIENN (Hungarian, French, Austrian, Netherlands Coproduction)
2010, Hungarian
Director: Kocsis Agnes
Co-producer: Isabella Films / NL, FreibeuterFilm / AT, Cinéma Defacto / FR, Arpa Attila, Oblomova Film
Production company: KMH Film

5. A VEDELMEZO/ Protector (Czech coproduction)
2009, Czech
Director: Marek Najbrt
Gyarto/Production company: NEGATIV, Czech TV, UPP, SOUNDSQUARE

6. ZERO (Polish domestic coproduction)
2009, Polish
Director: Paweł Borkowski
Co-production: WFDiF, Platige Image
Production company: Opus Film