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Eurimages supports 18 co-productions

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- New films by Franka Potente, Kaouther ben Hania, Eskil Vogt, Stefan Ruzowitzky and Sergio Castellitto, among the selection

Eurimages supports 18 co-productions
Actress-director Franka Potente

At its 154th meeting held from 12 to 15 March 2019 in Bucharest, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 15 fiction films, 2 documentaries and 1 animation project for a total amount of €4,397,000.

The share of eligible projects with female directors examined at this Eurimages Board of Management meeting was 31%; 44% of the projects supported were directed by women; €1 837,000 was awarded to these projects, representing 42% of the total amount awarded.

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The list of projects:

Darkling - Dusan Milic (Serbia/Bulgaria/Denmark/Greece/Italy) (€170,000)
The Man Who Sold his Skin - Kaouther ben Hania (France/Tunisia/Belgium) (€300,000)
A Cloud Shaped Dragon - Sergio Castellitto (Italy/France) (€175,000)
Glassboy - Samuele Rossi (Italy/Switzerland/Austria) (€240,000)
Songs for a Fox - Kristijonas Vildziunas (Lithuania/Latvia/Estonia) (€240,000)
Birds of a Feather - Hanna Bergholm (Finland/Norway/Sweden) (€450,000)
Aurora's Sunrise - Inna Sahakyan (Armenia/Germany) (€140,000) (documentary)
Otto The Barbarian - Ghitescu Ruxandra (Romania/Belgium) (€77,000)
I Never Cry - Piotr Domalewski (Poland/Ireland) (€50,000)
Avenge / The Business of Revenge - Marija Zidar (Slovenia/Serbia/Montenegro) (€120,000) (documentary)
Illyricvm - Simon Bogojevic Narath (Croatia/Slovenia) (€180,000)
Nayola - José Miguel Ruivo Ribeiro (Portugal/Belgium/Netherlands/France) (€245,000) (animation film)
Hinterland - Stefan Ruzowitzky (Austria/Luxembourg/Germany) (€430,000)
My Dad is a Sausage - Anouk Fortunier (Belgium/Germany/Netherlands) (€230,000)
Home - Franka Potente (Germany/France) (€400,000)
When I’m Done Dying - Nisan Dag (Turkey/Germany) (€120,000)
Lamb - Valdimar Jóhannsson (Iceland/Sweden/Poland) (€380,000)
The Innocents - Eskil Vogt (Norway/Sweden/Denmark) (€450,000)

Lastly, as part of the Distribution Support Programme (Support for “marketing and publicity costs”), the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 18 requests for payment submitted by 12 distributors, for an amount of €155,028.

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