GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Gives Highest Funding to Havel Biopic


    PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund will support the production of eight feature films with a total sum of 2,474,386 EUR / 64 m CZK. The highest support of 560,603 EUR / 14. 5m CZK was granted to the biopic Havel, directed and produced by Slávek Horák, which will cover Havel’s life from 1968 to 1989, when he was elected president of Czechoslovakia.

    The applying projects cover a wide scale of genres from biographies, period films, to contemporary films. According to Petr Vítek, the chairman of the Fund’s Council, the projects that have already been supported by the Czech Film Fund in previous stages were the best prepared ones.

    There was a total of 22 projects applying for the support. The results were announced on 10 December 2018.

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