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Nine prizes for Eurimages-supported films at the Venice Film Festival

The Silver Lion for best director was awarded to Shirin Neshat , who is of Iranian nationality, for “Women without Men”, a co-production between Germany, Austria and France supported by Eurimages. This film aslo received the UNICEF Prize.
“Mr Nobody” by Jaco Van Dormael received the prize for best set designer (Sylvie Olivé) with the "Osella" for Best Technical Contribution as well as the Biografilm Lancia-fiction Prize;
“Lourdes” by Jessica Hausner, of Austrian nationality, received the FIPRESCI Prize, the SIGNIS Prize, the La Navicella-Venezia Cinema Prize and the Brian Prize;
and “Metropia” by Tarik Saleh was awarded the Future Film Festival Digital Award.
A total of nine prizes in favour of European co-productions supported by the Eurimages Fund.

Info for producers

  • Eurimages regrets to announce the death of Barbara Stroink. For nearly 20 years, from 1990 to 2009, Barbara was the highly esteemed substitute for successive representatives from the Netherlands. She was greatly appreciated by all who were lucky enough to work with her. Eurimages wishes to express its sincere condolences to her family and will always remember her wonderful personality.

Info for distributors

  • As Albania is now eligible for distribution support from the Creative Europe Programme, Albanian distributors can no longer receive support from the Eurimages distribution scheme, except for Scheme I in the cases referred to in Article 2.2 of the Regulations.

    As Turkey is now eligible for development audience support from the Creative Europe Programme, Turkish distributors can no longer receive support from the Eurimages distribution scheme II, but are still eligible for Scheme I.

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