EURIMAGES - European Cinema Support Fund




[22.10.2013] - Jobst Plog re-elected for a third mandate as President of Eurimages (more...)
[25.10.2011] - Jobst Plog re-elected as President of Eurimages (more...)
[20.11.2009] - Jobst Plog elected Chairman of Eurimages (more...)
[16.10.2008] - Jacques Toubon re-elected Chairman of Eurimages (more...)
[11.10.2006] - Jacques Toubon re-elected Chairman of Eurimages (more...)
[05.10.2004] - Jacques Toubon re-elected as President of Eurimages (more...)
[20.08.2004] - Interview - Jacques Toubon: “Europe must improve its film distribution” (more...)
[19.11.2002] - Jacques Toubon elected President of Eurimages (more...)


[27.10.2011] - Georgia joins Eurimages (more...)
[03.03.2011] - Russia joins Eurimages (more...)
[27.07.2009] - Albania joins Eurimages (more...)
- Lithuania joins Eurimages (more...)
[04.03.2005] - Bosnia and Herzegovina joins Eurimages (more...)
[21.01.2005] - Serbia and Montenegro joins Eurimages (more...)
[19.12.2003] - Estonia joins Eurimages (more...)
[02.06.2003] - “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” joins Eurimages (more...)
[22.11.2002] - Croatia joins Eurimages (more...)
[16.10.2001] - Latvia joins Eurimages (more...)
[02.07.1998] - Romania joins (more...)

The news


[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.
Eurimages took the opportunity of this event to make a presentation of the new dematerialisation platform, which requires the on-line filing of applications for support as from the next call for projects on 22 April 2013, during the information day organised by MEDIA (11 February 2013).

[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 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).
The jury composed of Olivier Père (Head of Cinema) from ARTE France Cinéma, Annamaria Lodato (Head of Communications) from ARTE France, Petri Kemppinen (Board member) from Eurimages, Himesh Kar (Consultant) and Amy Richardson (Project Coordinator) from WorldView highlighted: “A project of a talented filmmaker who is about to make a leap from widely appreciated short films to his first fiction that will be a tender melodrama.”
CineMart was the first platform of its kind to offer filmmakers the opportunity to launch their ideas to the international film industry and to find the right connections to get their projects financed. Launching about 35 new projects in need of additional financing, CineMart also heralds an important start of the 'film year'.

[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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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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