The total investment in the projects will be $5.9m.

Eurimages, the Council of Europe’s film fund, has announced a slate of fourteen films to receive its latest round of support. Eurimages will back the European co-productions with a total investment of $5.9m (Euros4.8m).

The films are:

Lars von Trier’s Melancholia (Denmark-Sweden-France-Germany)

Paolo Sorrentino’ This Must Be The Place (Italy-France-Ireland)

Ozcan Alper’s Future lasts Forever (Turkey-Germany)

Bohdan Slama’s The Blue Tiger (Czech Republic-Germany-Slovakia)

Markus Imhoof‘s More than Honey (Switzerland-Germany-Austria)

Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne‘s Délivrez-moi! (Belgium-France-Italy)

Kamen Kalev’s The Island (Bulgaria-Sweden)

Rolando Colla’s Giochi D’Estate (Switzerland-Italy)

Andrej Kosak’s The State of Shock(Slovenia-Serbia-Bulgaria)

Adrian Sitaru’s For love With Best Intentions (Romania-Hungary)

Carlo Alberto Pinelli’s Alpenglow (Italy-France)

Jean-François Laguionie’s Le Tableau (France-Belgium)

Nikolaj Arcel’s A Royal Affair/Caroline Mathildes AR (Denmark-Sweden-Latvia-Ireland)

Emir Kusturica’s Cool Water (Germany-France)


Eurimages also provided funding to distributors for specific films. Those awards are:

Eurimages Films:

Art Servis (Bosnia and Herzegovina) & Youth Cultural Center (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) for Tarik Saleh’s Metropia

Ekran (Bosnia and Herzegovina) & Balkan Film (“The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”) for Alain Resnais’ Les herbes folles

Ekran (Bosnia and Herzegovina) for Carlos Saura’s Lorenzo da Ponte

Obala Art Centar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) for Shirin Neshat’s Zanan-e Bedun-e Mardan

Obala Art Centar (Bosnia and Herzegovina) for Jessica Hausne’s Lourdes

Anjou-Lafayette (Hungary) for Othmar Schmiderer’s Back to Africa

Arena Film (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) & Orion Invest Film (Serbia) for Veiko Öunpuu’s Puha Tonu Kiusamine

Arena Film (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) & Mcf Megacom Film (Serbia) for Aku Louhimies’s Käsky

Balkan Film (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) for Dagur Kais’ The Good Heart

Kt Film & Media (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) for Alexander Hahn’s Janu Nakts/Midsummer Madness

Kt Film & Media (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) for Jean-Paul Walravens’ Blanche Neige la suite

Manakifilm (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) & Mirius Tuck (Serbia) for I Sergio Manfio’s Cuccioli e il Codice di Marco Polo

Fidalgo Film Distribution (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) & Clorofilm (Romania) for Jasmila Zbanic’s Memory Full/Na Putu

Cinecorvin (Romania) for Josef Fares’ Aeblet & Ormen

Grafitti Art 2005 (Romania) for Jovan B. Todorovic’s Beogradski Fantom

Mcf Megacom Film (Serbia) for Elia Suleiman’s The Time that remains

Orion Invest Film (Serbia) for Nana Djordjadze’s The Rainbow Maker

Non Stop Entertainment (Sweden) for Semih Kaplanoglu’s Bal

Filma Film (Turkey) for Radu Mihaileanu’s Le concert

Yeni Bir Film (Turkey) for Vladimir Perisic’s Ordinary People

Within the framework of its digitisation support scheme, Eurimages has awarded aid for the production of digital masters for 10 co-productions as follows:

Les Films du Losange (France) for Arash T. Riahi’s Für einen Augenblick Freiheit

Lotus Film (Austria) for Barbara Albert’s Nordrand

Lotus Film (Austria) for Udo Maurer’s Über Wasser

Leiknar myndir (Iceland) for Hilmar Oddsson’s Cold Light

Leiknar myndir (Iceland) for Fridrik Thor Fridriksson’s Movie Days

Strada Film (Romania) for Catalin Mitulescu’s The Way I spent the End of the World

Daniélfilm Studio (Hungary) for Judit Elek’s Visszatérés

Zentropa Entertainments 18 (Denmark) for Per Fly’s The Woman who Dreamt of a Man

Ferris & Brockman (France) for Olivier Babinet & Fred Kihn’s Robert Mitchum Est Mort

Minds Meet (Belgium) for Caroline Strubbe’s Lost Persons Area

In addition, the Theatres Support scheme has added three cinemas: Dvorana Doma Sindikata, Belgrade (Serbia); Yapay Sinemacilik, Eskisehir, (Turkey) and Busovaca, Busovaca (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

The Council of Europe established Eurimages in 1988 to support co-production, distribution and exhibition of European films.