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NFF+HBF Spring Selection 2019

Two co-productions have been selected for the NFF+HBF Co-production Scheme and receive €50,000 each from the Netherlands Film Fund.

Shanghai Youth by Chinese filmmaker Wang Bing was supported for HBF Script and Development in 2014. Many of his other films were supported by HBF too, including his debut Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks. His most recent film, Mrs. Fang, screened at IFFR 2018.

Shanghai Youth, Wang Bing, France/Hong Kong/Luxemburg/Netherlands (Dutch co-producer: Volya Films)

The other NFF+HBF selection, Anatomy of Time by Thai filmmaker Jakrawal Nilthamrong, received HBF development support in 2017. Nilthamrong’s films too have frequently been supported by HBF. His latest film Vanishing Point won a Tiger Award at IFFR 2015.

Anatomy of Time, Jakrawal Nilthamrong, Thailand/France/Netherlands/Germany (Dutch co-producer: Sluizer Film Productions)

NFF+HBF Co-production Scheme
The NFF+HBF Co-Production Scheme is a joint initiative by the Netherlands Film Fund (NFF) and the Hubert Bals Fund (HBF). Two grants of €50,000 are awarded to two projects with Dutch co-production partners.

Photo: Shanghai Youth