Eurimages to Support Projects from Eight CEE Countries


    STRASBOURG: A total of 18 feature films and two documentaries were granted 4.44 m EUR by Eurimages. The list includes eight CEE coproductions directed by Peter Greenaway, Nae Caranfil, Rainer Sarnet, Hana Jusic and Milos Radovic.

    The Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages decided at its 138 meeting held in Lisbon from 9 to 12 March to give 4,299,000 EUR to 18 feature films and 145,000 EUR to two documentaries. Walking to Paris by Peter Greenaway, a Romanian minority coproduction, received 280,000 EUR. Rehepapp, by Rainer Sarnet, a coproduction between Estonia, Germany and Nertherlands received 210,000 EUR, while Nae Caranfil's new project, 6,9 on the Richter Scale, produced by Cristian Mungiu through Mobra Films in coproduction with Bulgaria's Jelfilm received 150,000 EUR.

    In the framework of the distribution support programme, Scheme I (Support for marketing and publicity costs), the Board has granted its support to 38 films released before 31 December 2015 . The total support granted represents 202,077 EUR. As for Scheme II ( Support for measures for fostering awareness of European cinema), the Board decided to support the project 15 -009/DII/FYROM “SeeMovies – VOD platform” (Cutaway, FYROM) with an amount of 103,000 EUR.

    Full list of coproductions supported by Eurimages:

    Câini / Dogs (Romania, France, Bulgaria), 140,000 EUR
    Directed by Bogdan Mirică
    Produced by 42 Km Film (42kmfilm.com)
    Coproduced by EZ Films, Argo Film Ltd
    Supported by Romanian National Film Centre (CNC)

    Chronia Polla / Happy Birthday (Germany, Greece, France, Cyprus), 150,000 EUR
    Directedby Christos Georgiou
    Produced by Twenty Twenty Vision
    Coproduced by Filmproduktion/Pallas Film, Christos Eleftherios Georgiou, Manny Films, Lychnari Productions

    El Dorado (Portugal, France), Documentary
    Directed by Salomé Lamas

    El Olivo / The Olive Tree (Spain, Germany)
    Directed by Icíar Bollaín

    Flakeslaskepot FRA P / A Conspiracy of Faith (Denmark, Germany)
    Directed by Hans Petter Moland

    Kharms (Russia, Lithuania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia), 160,000 EUR
    Directed by Ivan Bolotnikov
    Produced by Proline Media
    Coproduced by Tremora Uab, Manufaktura Production

    La femme de la plaque argentique (France, Belgium)
    Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa

    Meester Kikker / Mr.Frog (Netherlands, Belgium), Children film
    Directed by Anna van der Heide

    Monk (Netherlands, Belgium)
    Directed by Ties Schenk

    Nebel im August / Fog in August (Germany, Austria)
    Directed by Kai Wesse

    Ne gledaj mi u pijat / Quit Staring at my Plate (Croatia, Denmark), 160,000 EUR
    Directed by Hana Jusic
    Produced by Kinorama
    Coproduced by AAC Productions, Beofilm Production, Les Contes Modernes
    Supported by Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC)

    O gios tis Sofias / Son of Sofia (Greece, France, Bulgaria), 150,000 EUR
    Directed by Elina Psykou
    Produced by Giorgos Karnavas Film
    Coproduced by Kinoelektron, Chouchkov Brothers

    Rehepapp (Estonia, Germany, Nertherlands), 210,000 EUR
    Directed by Rainer Sarnet
    Produced by Homeless Bob Production
    Coproduced by Weydemann Bros, PRPL B.V.

    6,9 pe scara Richter / 6,9 on the Richter Scale (Romania, Bulgaria), 150,000 EUR
    Directed by Nae Caranfil
    Produced by Mobra Films
    Coproduced by Jelfilm
    Supported by Romanian Film Centre (CNC)

    Smrdljiva Bajka /A Stinking Fairytale (Serbia, Bulgaria), 62,000 EUR
    Directed by Miroslav Momcilovic
    Produced by Brigara d.o.o.
    Coproduced by Audiovideo Orpheus

    Tajna o Masinovodjama / Train Drivers Secret (Serbia, Croatia), 210,000 EUR
    Directed by Milos Radovic
    Produced by Zillion Film Production
    Coproduced by Inter Film

    Tereddut / Clair-Obscur (Turkey, Germany, France)
    Directed by Yesim Ustaoglu

    Un petit boulot (France, Belgium)
    Directed by Pascal Chaumeil

    Vienne avant la nuit / Vienna before Nightfall (France, Germany, Austria), Documentary
    Directed by Robert Bober

    Walking to Paris (Netherlands, Switzerland, Romania, France), 280,000 EUR
    Directed by Peter Greenaway
    Produced by Cinatura
    Coproduced by Cobra Film AG, Abis Studio, CDP
    Supported by Romanian Film Centre (CNC)