Film projects from Topkapi Films, Lemming Film and Revolver selected in first round.

Three international co-productions will be supported by the Hubert Bals Fund Plus (HBF Plus).

Film projects from Dutch producers Topkapi Films, Lemming Film and Revolver will each receive a contribution of €50,000 towards their projects from the Netherlands Film Fund, co-producing a film supported by the HBF.

The three projects are:

  • Land and Shade (Colombia), dir. César Acevedo, produced by Burning Blue (Colombia) and co-produced by Ciné-Sud Promotion (France), Una Films (Germany) and Topkapi Films
  • Oblivion Verses (Iran), dir. Alireza Khatami, produced by House on Fire (France) and co-produced by Endorphine Production (Germany), Bulut Film (Turkey) and Lemming Film
  • Don’t Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl (Brazil), dir. Felipe Bragança, produced by Duas Mariola Filmes, Zazen Producoes and Globo Films (Brazil) and co-produced by Damned Film (France), Zero One Films (Germany) and Revolver Media

HBF Plus is a programme by the Netherlands Film Fund and International Film Festival Rotterdam aimed at involving Dutch film producers in international co-productions that have already received support from the HBF.