GRANTS: The Czech State Cinematography Fund Announces Final Grants for 2014


    PRAGUE: The Czech State Cinematography Fund announced that it will support three films from the 31 features requesting support and the 14 projects which were declared eligible.

    The 31 feature projects requested a total of 241m CZK. The Fund´s Council decided to support just three projects and divide the allocated 25m CZK (904,000 EUR) between them. The majority of the money, 15m CZK (542,000 EUR) which equals 60% of the whole sum, goes to the Nogup project Lída Baarová, a biographical film about the Czech black-and-white era movie star and mistress of Joseph Goebbels. The film will be directed by Filip Renč, who recently received a high state honor from Czech President Miloš Zeman.

    Click HERE for the complete list of grants.