EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund

 
[25.05.2008]

61st Cannes Film Festival

Three of the four films which received Eurimages support and were selected in official competition have been awarded the following prizes by the Jury of the 61st Cannes Film Festival:
the Award for the Best Director was given to Nuri Bilge Ceylan for his film "Three Monkeys" ;
the Jury Prize was awarded to the film "Il Divo" by Paolo Sorrentino and
the Award for the Best Screenplay was given to the film "Le silence de Lorna" by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
As for the Directors Fortnight, “Eldorado”, by the Belgian Bouli Lanners, the film received the "Label Europa Cinémas" Prize (awarded for the Best European Film of the Directors Fortnight by a jury composed of theatre exhibitors), the "Regards jeunes" Prize (rewarded by a jury of seven young fans of cinema) and the "Fipresci" Prize (International Federation of Film Critics).
Finally, "Snow", the first feature film signed by the Bosniac Aida Begic, was also a winner by receiving the Grand Prize of the 47th Critic’s Week.

Info for producers

  • It is with a profound sense of shock that we have learned of the death of Artan Minarolli, Albanian representative at Eurimages Board of Management. In Artan, Eurimages has lost not only a valued filmmaker but also a great friend, appreciated by all for his kindness and warmth.  We grieve the loss of Artan with the Albanian film community, the memory of Artan will remain with us through his films and his unforgettable smile.

  • The new regulations for Co-production support are now available! They will come into force on 1 January 2016. Click here to access the full text!

Info for exhibitors

  • From 1 January 2016, the rules for Eurimages' support for theatres have been modified. A theatre that wishes to join the network must apply before 30 June at 6pm of the current year for an accession the following year.

    Full participation in the Creative Europe-Media Sub-programme is announced for 2016 for “the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Albania and Serbia. Therefore these countries will no longer be eligible for Eurimages’ theatre support programme.

    Only theatres located in Eurimages member states that do not have access to support under the Creative Europe MEDIA programme are eligible for the Eurimages programme of support for theatres: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey.

     

Info for distributors

  • From 1 January 2016, the rules for Eurimages' support for distribution have been modified.

    Full participation in the Creative Europe-Media Sub-programme is announced for 2016 for “the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”, Albania and Serbia. Therefore these countries will no longer be eligible for Eurimages’ distribution support programmes.

    This support is intended for professionals based in Eurimages member states which do not have access to the EU Creative Europe-MEDIA distribution programme: Armenia, Georgia, Russian Federation, Switzerland and Turkey.

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