18-11-2013

Co-production Award - Prix EURIMAGES for Ada Solomon

This year’s EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Ada Solomon from Romania.

Since setting up her own company HiFilm, Ada Solomon has produced award-winning shorts by Cristian Nemescu (MARILENA FROM P7) and Radu Jude (THE TUBE WITH A HAT), debut features by Radu Jude (THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD), Melissa de Raaf, Razvan Radulescu (FIRST OF ALL, FELICIA), Paul Negoescu (A MONTH IN THAILAND), and documentaries by Alexandru Solomon (KAPITALISM - OUR IMPROVED FORMULA), among others.

She has produced the EURIMAGES-supported film BEST INTENTIONS by Adrian Sitaru, winner of two awards at the Locarno IFF 2011 and of two Romanian Gopos Awards, and EVERYBODY IN OUR FAMILY by Radu Jude which was also supported by EURIMAGES and won six Gopos Awards and the ‘Heart of Sarajevo’ 2012.

She is currently developing the docu-science-fiction TARZAN’S TESTICLES by Alexandru Solomon, as well as Radu Jude's third feature AFERIM!

Ada Solomon has worked in the film business for the last 20 years and her films have received awards in the most prestigious festivals such as Locarno, Sundance and Berlin, where POZITIA COPILULUI (Child's Pose) by Călin Peter Netzer received the Golden Bear 2013.

Ada Solomon is also Head of Distribution at Parada Film and Executive Director of the NexT IFF Bucharest. She teaches at the National Film School in Bucharest and, together with Tudor Giurgiu, manages 3 mini-plex cinemas in Romania.

The EUROPEAN CO-PRODUCTION AWARD – Prix EURIMAGES will be presented during the European Film Awards Ceremony in Berlin on Saturday, 7 December 2013.

Berlin and Strasbourg, 18 November 2013

EURIMAGES is a support fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works, established by the Council of Europe in 1988.

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