[22.10.2013] - Jobst Plog re-elected for a third mandate as President of Eurimages (more...)
[27.10.2011] - Georgia joins Eurimages (more...)
[20.12.2013] - 18 co-productions supported at the 133rd Board of Management meeting - At its 133rd meeting held from 16 to 19 December 2013 in Vienna, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 15 feature films, 2 animation films and 1 documentary for co-production. (Press release)
[11.12.2013] - The Broken Circle Breakdown wins EU's LUX Prize - The Eurimages supported co-production between Belgium and The Netherlands by Felix Van Groeningen was chosen by the MEPs to receive the LUX Prize 2013 which was awarded today during a European Parliament plenary session in Strasbourg.
[09.12.2013] - Multiple awards for Eurimages at the European Film Awards, Berlin! - The European Film Awards Ceremony which was held on Saturday evening in Berlin awarded no less than nine prizes to European co-productions supported by the Eurimages Fund.
[18.11.2013] - CPH:DOX : The first Eurimages Co-production Development Prize for Documentaries has been awarded to… - The CPH:FORUM event organised in the framework of the CPD:DOX (Copenhagen, 7-17 November 2013) and the Eurimages Fund have awarded the first Eurimages Co-production Development Prize of 15 000 euros for Documentaries to the project Aquarela which will be directed by Victor Kossakovsky (RU) and produced by the companies ma.ja.de (DE) and Aconite Productions (GB). Here is a video of her reaction to receiving this award. Further information can be found on the Festival’s website.
[18.11.2013] - Czech Little Crusader wins Eurimages Development Award in Rome - An “original, distinctive and daring project” won the €30,000 Eurimages Co-Production Development Award for the best project presented at the co-production forum New Cinema Network (Rome Film Festival, 8-17/11/2013). The Czech project Little Crusader to be directed by Vaclav Kadrnka and produced by Alice Tabery and Marko Shop for Sirius Film (CZ) convinced the Jury composed of Dorien van de Pas, Marie-Pierre Duhamel and Sandra Hebron as an “original, distinctive and daring project which combines a visionary director with an energetic and ambitious production team, who together have demonstrated to have a clear understanding of co-producing in Europe”.
[18.11.2013] - La Grande Bellezza is awarded the Eurimages Prize in Seville! - The Jury of the Seville European Film Festival (SEFF) which came to a close last Saturday, chose to award the Eurimages Prize of 10 000 euros to the producer of the film La Grande Bellezza by Paolo Sorrentino. This film selected in official competition of the Festival was also awarded the Prize for Best Actor (Toni Servillo) and the Association of Film Writers of Andalusia (Asecan) presented its award for the Official Section to La grande bellezza, by Paolo Sorrentino, “for composing a fabulous fresco of society that represents the western world, making a profound criticism through beauty as a human creation”.
[22.10.2013] - Jobst Plog élu pour un troisième mandat de Président d'EurimagesDuring its 132nd meeting in Vilnius (Lithuania) on 15-17 October 2013, the Eurimages Board of Management decided to renew once again the mandate of its President Mr Jobst Plog for a second two-year term until 19 November 2015. (Press Release)
[18.10.2013] – 20 co-productions supported at the 132nd Board of Management meeting - At its 132nd meeting held from 15 to 17 October 2013 in Vilnius, the Board of Management of the
Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 14 feature
films, 3 animation films and 3 documentaries for co-production. (Press Release)
[18.09.2013] – Eurimages at San Sebastian Festival... - Four Eurimages supported films will be screened during the 61st Edition of the San Sebastian Film Festival (20-28 September 2013):
[09.09.2013] – Eurimages in Venice... - The Jury of the 70th Venice Film Festival chaired by Bernardo Bertolucci awarded last Saturday the Coppa Volpi for Best Actress to Elena Cotta (pictured) in the Eurimages supported co-production Via Castellana Bandiera by Emma Dante (IT, CH, FR). This film was also given several collateral awards among which the Francesco Pasinetti Awards for Best Actors, the Lina Mangiacapre Award, the Soundtracks Stars Award as well as a Special Mention for a debut film from the Young Jury Members of the Vittorio Veneto Film Festival. The Eurimages supported co-production Zoran, il Moi Nipote Scemo (Zoran, my Nephew The Idiot), by Matteo Oleotto (IT, SI) was also rewarded with the FEDIC Award, the Schermi di Qualità Award, the RaroVideo – International Critics’ Week Award and a Special Mention from the Venice International critics’ Week to Giuseppe Battiston, its main actor. Last but not least, the Eurimages supported co-production between Germany and France selected out of competition, Die Andere Heimat – Chronik Einer Sehnsucht (Home from Home – Chronicle of a Vision) by Edgar Reitz, received a Special Mention Mouse d’Argento among the Mouse d’Oro Awards.
[26.08.2013] – Eurimages Co-Production Development Award in Sarajevo - The Jury of the CineLink which was held during the Sarajevo Film Festival presented the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award (€30,000) last Saturday to a project entitled Park, written and directed by Sofia Exarchou and produced by Amanda Livanou from the companies Guanaco Film Co and Beben Films in Greece. The jury, composed of Jacqueline Ada (CNC), Behrooz Hashemian (Silkroad Production), Cedomir Kolar (ASAP Films), Georges Goldenstern (Cannes Film Festival), Remi Burah (ARTE France), Annamaria Lodato (ARTE France) and Petri Kemppinen (Eurimages representative for Finland), highlighted “a project about young people and their need to be accepted in a country that is going through socially and economically not so glorious times”.
[06.07.2013] – The Notebook receives the Crystal Globe in Karlovy Vary - The Jury of the 48th International Film Festival of Karlovy Vary awarded the Crystal Globe to the drama by János Szász, The Notebook, a co-production between Hungary, Germany, France and Austria supported by Eurimages. This film was also awarded the Europa Cinemas Label "for its intense depiction of childhood, death and life during wartime, with many metaphors, realistic violence, but also hope for a better future".
[25.06.2013]– 21 co-productions supported at the 131th Board of Management meeting - At its 131st meeting held from 17 to 21 June 2013 in Marseille, the Board of Management of the
Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 19 feature
films, 1 animation film and 1 documentary for co-production. (Press release)
[27.05.2013]– Another Palme d'Or for Eurimages ! - The jury of the 66th Festival of Cannes, presided over by the American director and producer Steven Spielberg, awarded the Palme d’Or to the Franco-Tunisian filmmaker Abdellatif Kechiche for La Vie d’Adèle and his two actresses, Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. This Eurimages supported co-production between France, Belgium and Spain, based on the comic strip Blue is the Warmest Colour by Julie Maroh, conquered the hearts of the critics from the moment the screening had ended. It was also named best film in the main competition at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival by the Fipresci International Federation of Film Critics on Saturday 25 May.
The full prize list can be consulted at the Cannes Film Festival website.
Interview Roberto Olla
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[16.04.2013]– Eurimages in Istanbul - The 32nd Istanbul Film Festival Jury rewarded two Eurimages supported films with 3 main awards: the Golden Tulip Best Director Award went to Asli Özge for her co-production Hayatboyu/Lifelong (TR, DE, NL), the Golden Tulip for Best Director of Photography Award was presented to Emre Erkmen for his work in the same film; the Golden Tulip Best Actor Award was given to Ercan Eksal for his performance in Yozgat Blues (TR, DE) by Mahmut Fazil Coskun.
[28.03.2013]– Interview with Mr Jobst Plog - We have to accept that people are different - With the new online application system, a paperless era begins at Eurimages. The European Cinema Support Fund for Co-Productions will no longer accept paper applications – the new system will be available on the Eurimages web site from 3 April 2013. Eurimages will also be launching a new support programme for distribution and marketing – President Jobst Plog explains why he believes that it will not work in Europe to set only one standard. Interview with Mr Jobst Plog.
[25.02.2013]– Love from the César and Oscar awards - Incredible week-end for the Eurimages supported co-production Love (FR, AT, DE) by Michael Haneke which entered the history of the César in Paris on Friday night with the five most important awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress (Emmanuelle Riva), Best Actor (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Best Screenplay, just before getting the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film last night in Los Angeles. The César for Best Animation Film has been awarded to the Eurimages supported co-production Ernest et Célestine (FR, LU, BE) by Vincent Patar, Stéphane Aubier and Benjamin Renner.
[18.02.2013]– Blanchanieves triumphs at the Goya Awards... - The Eurimages supported co-production Blancanieves (ES, FR) by Pablo Berger met all expectations and triumphed at the gala for the Goya awards ceremony with a total of 10 trophies: Best Film, Best Actress in a main role (Maribel Verdu), Best Female Newcomer (Macarena Garcia), Best Original Screenplay (Pablo Berger), Best Cinematography, Best Original Soundtrack, Best Original Song, Best Art Direction (Alain Bainée), Best Costum Design, Best Make-Up and Hair-Styling. Since its first awards at the San Sebastian International Film Festival this film has been rewarded many times all over the world.
[18.02.2013]– Eurimages in Berlin - Eurimages Fund was very proud to see 9 of the films it has supported selected at the Berlin International Film Festival (7-17 February 2013), 3 of which were in the official competition: Paradise: Hope by Ulrich Seidl (AT, FR, DE), Layla Fourie by Pia Marais (DE, FR, NL, ZA) and The Nun by Guillaume Nicloux (FR, DE, BE). Night Train to Lisbon (DE, CH, PT) by Bille August was selected out of competition. The co-productions The Broken Circle Breakdown (BE, NL) by Felix van Groeningen, It’s all so Quiet (NL, DE) by Nanouk Leopold and Lifelong (TR, NL, DE) by Asli Ozge all premiered in the Panorama section. The film The Zigzag Kid (NL, BE) by Vincent Bal was selected in the Generation KPlus competition and Circles (RS, HR, SI, BA, DE, FR) by Srdan Golubović was be screened within the Forum selection. This latest has been awarded the Forum Prize of the Ecumenical Jury and the co-production The Broken Circle Breakdown by Felix van Groeningen received the Panorama Audience Award PPP for Best Fiction as well as the Label Europa Cinemas from the FIPRESCI Jury. Layla Fourie by Pia Marais was awarded a Special Mention by the International Jury.
[11.02.2013]– New Eurimages Co-Production Development Award dedicated to Documentaries – The Eurimages Fund has the pleasure to announce the creation of a new Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, a cash prize of 15,000 euros, dedicated to documentaries which will be given during CPH:DOX Copenhagen Int Documentary Festival in the framework of CPH:FORUM (next edition on 13-15 November 2013 www.cphdox.dk). Press-release.
[31.01.2013]– Eurimages Co-Production Development Award in Rotterdam - The Jury of the 30th edition of CineMart which took place at the IFFR (International Film Festival Rotterdam) from 27 to 30 January 2013 gave the Eurimages Co-Production Development Award (€30,000) for the Best CineMart 2013 Project with a European partner to Jätten (The Giant) by Johannes Nyholm, a co-production of BeoFilm Productions (Denmark) and Garagefilm International (Sweden).
[14.01.2013]– Love wins Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film - During the 70th Golden Globes ceremony which took place last night in Bervely Hills, the co-production Love (FR, AT, DE) – supported by Eurimages – by Michael Haneke, was awarded Best Foreign Language Film.
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