The honour also comes with $14,856 (Euros 10,000) in cash. The film will continue Fiennes' collaboration with philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Zizek, who she also worked with on 2006's The Pervert's Guide to Cinema 1&2. This final film in the proposed trilogy will 'explore what psychoanalysis can tell us about ideology.'
The UK-Dutch co-production will be produced by Kees Kasander's Rotterdam-based Kasander Film Company with UK-based P Guide Ltd. Other partners are the Rotterdam Film Fund and Channel 4. The film-makers have already secured $505,120 (Euros 340,000) of their $643,700 (440,000 budget).
The Prince Claus Fund Film Grant went to Liew Seng Tat's In What City Does It Live', to be produced by Malaysia's Dahuang Pictures with support from Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund. The film-makers have raised $59,470 (Euros 40,000) of a planned $594,700 (Euros 400,000) budget.
The director's current film, Flower In The Pocket, is also competing for the International Film Festival Rotterdam's VPRO Tiger Awards.
In What City Does It Live' is about a Malaysian community affected by a Nigerian migrant who moves into an abandoned house.
The Prince Claus Fund Film Grant, now in its eighth year, comes with $22,300 (Euros 15,000) cash. That grant is eligible to CineMart film-makers from Africa, Asia, Latin America or the Caribbean.
The Arte France jury was comprised of Arte France Cinema GM Michel Reilhac of France and Alexandre Mallet-Guy of French sales company Memento Films.
The Prince Claus Fund jury was comprised of Karim Traidia (Netherlands), Rene Mioch (Netherlands), Susanna Harutyunyan (Armenia), Garin Nugroho (Indonesia) and Simon Field (UK).
CineMart, celebrating its 25th year, officially ends on Thursday, while the IFFR runs until Feb 3. The closing-night film on Feb 2 is Eran Kolirin's Cannes hit The Band's Visit.