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Support for new co-productions from the Netherlands and Flanders

In the final round of 2022, the Netherlands Film Fund and the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF) have selected 3 co-productions for support. The joint scheme of these funds support co-produced feature (animation) films and documentaries.

The following Flemish co-production is granted support:


Director: Cecilia Verheyden
Script: Cecilia Verheyden and Vincent Vanneste
Producer: Mirage Films (BE)
Co-producer: Lemming Film (NL), Les Films du Fleuve (BE)
Logline: Fifteen-year-old Malou is struggling with herself; while her mother is absent and her rowing teammates bully her, the one person she can rely on is her brother Max. When Malou develops feelings for Max's girlfriend Nouria, her life is dragged into an unstoppable current. Malou has to face her true self, may it be at the expense of her brother.
Granted support: € 200.000,-

The following Dutch co-productions are granted support:

De Idylle

Director/script: Aaron Rookus
Producer: Studio Ruba (NL)
Co-producer: Polar Bear (BE)
Logline: Victor (42) finally comes out of the closet, but realizes he is now too old for the gay dating market. His sister, opera diva Annika (40), imagines how her life could have been after a terminal diagnosis. Meanwhile grandmother (90) is really bad at killing herself, while Timo (10) is ticking off the bucket list Things You Need To Do When You Have One Week To Live.
Granted support: 200.000

Truly Naked

Director/script: Muriel d’Ansembourg
Producer: Isabella Films (NL)
Co-producer: Scala productions (UK), Oberon Pictures (DE), Cinema Defacto (FR), Prime Time (BE)
Logline: As a member of the family business, 16-year-old Alec films and edits online porn, starring his father Dylan, until he meets 16-year-old tomboy Nina, who challenges Alec to break free and find his own path to real intimacy.
Granted support: 200.000

Click here for more information about the Minority co-productions scheme with VAF.

Images: poster voor Skiff, poster for De Idylle