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European cinema triumphs in Berlin

The Jury of the 62nd Berlinale has rewarded the three Eurimages-supported co-productions selected in official competition with the Jury Grand Prix for Just the Wind by Benedek Fliegauf (Hungary, Germany, France), the Silver Bear for Best Screenplay for Rasmus Heisterberg and Nikolaj Arcel, the scriptwriters of A Royal Affair based on a novel by Bodil Steensen-Leth. Mikkel Boe Følsgaard was awarded the Silver Bear for Best Actor for his role in the same co-production between Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Ireland and Latvia. Specially acknowledged by the president of the international jury Mike Leigh, Ursula Meier received a special mention in the form of a Silver Bear for L’enfant d’en haut (Switzerland/France). The director said she was very honored by the marginal position that the jury had granted her, a position, she said, that suited her very well.
Special Mention from the Ecumenical Jury and the Panorama Audience Award was given to Parada (The Parade), by Srdjan Dragojevic, a Eurimages supported co-production between Serbia, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Slovenia.

Info for producers

  • 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.

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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