EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund

17th Edition of the European Films Awards (Barcelona , 11 December 2004)

''Mar Adentro'' by Alejandro Amenabar won the Best European Director Award at the European Film Awards in Barcelona on Saturday, 11 December. Javier Bardem was awarded the Best European Actor prize for his role in the film, a Spanish-French-Italian co-production supported by Eurimages, the Council of Europe fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works, which recently supported its 1000th film.

The European Film Academy Critics´Award, the Fipresci prize, went to Theo Angelopoulos for ''Trilogy - The Weeping Meadow'', a Greek-French-Italian co-production, also supported by Eurimages. Jacques Toubon, President of Eurimages and member of the European Film Academy, took part in the award ceremony.

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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