GRANTS: Bosnia and Herzegovina Announces Grants, Žbanić, Tanović and Ceylan among Winners


    SARAJEVO: Film Fund announced production and development grants for 2016. Over 650,000 EUR / 1,274,000 KM has been allotted to feature and short films, minority coproductions and for development. The list of projects includes new films by Jasmila Žbanić, Danis Tanović and Nuri Bilge Ceylan.

    The second project by Ines Tanović, whose debut feature Our Everyday Life (Dokument Sarajevo) is still travelling the festival circuit, also received a production grant.
    Jury also decided to award four minority coproductions with Croatia, Serbia and Turkey, including Nuri Bilge Ceylan's new project, with an amount of 102,258 EUR / 200,000 KM.
    A total of 644,227 EUR / 1.26 m KM has been allotted as production grants, of which 81,806 EUR / 160,000 KM as short film production grants.
    Debut feature by Amra Mehić, based on a novel by Miljenko Jergović and written by Namik Kabil (Nightguards, 2008) has been awarded a project development grant. Four more projects received script development support.
    Click HERE for the full list of grants.