Ten Coproductions from CEE Countries Receive Eurimages Support


GENEVA: Ten projects from CEE countries received coproduction support at the 155th meeting of the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund, held in Geneva from 24 to 28 June 2019. In all, 6.2 m EUR was distributed to 17 fiction films, two documentaries and four animated projects.

The list includes new projects by Michaela Pavlátová, Tomasz Wasilewski, Peter Kerekes and Igor Drljaca.

Projects from CEE Countries Receiving Coproduction Support:

My Sunny Maad (Czech Republic, France, Slovak Republic) 340,000 EUR, Animated film
Directed by Michaela Pavlatova       
Produced by Negativ
Coproduced by Sacrebleu Productions, BFilm.cz, Innervision, Gao Shan and Plutoon
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Centre

Tabija (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada) 128,000 EUR
Directed by Igor Drljaca
Produced by SCCA/PRO.BA
Coproduced by TimeLapse Pictures, Topkapi Films Bv

Nowhere Special (UK, Italy, Romania) 220,000 EUR
Directed by Uberto Pasolini
Produced by Picomedia and coproduced by Digital Cube, Nowhere Special Ltd

Inga (Georgia, Lithuania, Luxembourg) 60,000 EUR
Directed by Giorgi Gogichaishvili, Davit Abramishvili
Produced by Natura Film
Coproduced by FILMAI LT, Paul Thiltges Distributions
Supported by the Georgian National Film Center, the Lithuanian Film Center

The Users (Serbia, Slovenia, the Netherlands) 100,000 EUR
Directed by Ivan Ikic
Produced by Sense Production
Coproduced by Tramal films, Kepler Film
Supported by Film Center Serbia, the Netherlands Film Fund, the Slovenian Film Centre, the Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA of the European Union

I'll Stand by You (Lithuania, Italy) 30,000 EUR, Documentary
Directed by Virginija Vareikyte, Maximilien Dejoie
Produced by IN SCRIPT
Coproduced by M&N
Supported by the Lithuanian Film Center

Fools (Poland, Germany, Romania) 230,000 EUR
Directed by Tomasz Wasilewski
Produced by Extreme Emotions
Coproduced by microFILM, One Two Films
Supported by the Romanian Film Centre, the Polish Film Institute, the Mazovia Film Fund, the Lódź Film Fund

The Hunter's Son (the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Iceland) 290,000 EUR
Directed by Ricky Rijneke
Produced by Rotterdam Films, Wild At Art
Coproduced by Balapolis, De Wereldvrede, Vintage Pictures
Supported by the Polish Film Institute, the Icelandic Filmcentre, the Flemish Audiovisual Fund, the Netherlands Film Fund
The Stork (Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania)  80,000 EUR
Directed by Isa Qosja
Produced by Artikulacija Film / ABHO Film D O.O. / ABA FILM (ME); One Draft LLC (EUR), Tunnel Film (AL)
Supported by the Kosovo Cinema Center, Film Centre of Montenegro, Albanian National Center of Cinematography

Censor (Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, Ukraine) 140,000 EUR  Documentary
Directed by Peter Kerekes
Produced by Punkchart Films
Coproduced by endorfilm, Arthouse Traffic
Supported by the Czech Film Fund, the Slovak Audiovisual Centre (avf.sk), the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme