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5 European Film Awards for Eurimages supported films

The European Film 2011 Award went to the film Melancholia by Lars von trier (a co-production between Denmark, France, Sweden and Germany supported by Eurimages) Saturday night in Berlin, during the ceremony of the European Film Awards. This film also received the Carlo di Palma European Cinematographer Award 2011 (Manuel Alberto Claro) as well as the European Production Designer Award 2011 (Jette Lehmann). The Dardenne brothers (photo) were awarded the prize of European Screenwriter 2011 for their film Le gamin au vélo, a co-production between Belgium, France and Italy supported by Eurimages. Finally, the European Discovery Award 2011 went to the film Adem (Oxygen) by Hans Van Nuffel, a co-production between Belgium and the Netherlands also supported by the Eurimages Fund. The European Co-Production Award 2011- Prix Eurimages was awarded to Mariela Besuievsky, partner of Tornasol Films, and the producer and executive producer of more than 40 movies. (Press release)

Info for producers

  • Following the decision of the Eurimages Board of Management meeting in 2009 to carry out in 2014 a study on the functioning and results of the Fund, the Olsberg SPI company established in the United Kingdom has just published its report which you will find here. As an independent study, the contents of this document do not bind or commit in any way the Council of Europe and the Eurimages Fund. The Fund’s Board of Management will now study the recommendations proposed by the Olsberg SPI company.

  • From 1 January 2014, the rules for Eurimages Co-production funding have been modified.

Info for distributors

  • Please note that as from 1 January 2014, Bosnia-Herzegovina is no longer eligible for distribution support.  However, as Switzerland is no longer eligible for support from Creative Europe – MEDIA, they are eligible for distribution support from Eurimages.

  • The Regulations for the New Distribution Support Programme, including the application forms, are now available! NEXT DEADLINE - 25 AUGUST 2014!

Info for exhibitors

  • Please note that as from 1 January 2014, Bosnia-Herzegovina is no longer eligible for support for theatres. However, although Switzerland is no longer eligible for support from the Creative Europe- MEDIA Initiative, they are eligible for support for theatres.

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