€ 1,305,000 in European support for 5 Dutch co-productions
Two majority and three minority Dutch features have been granted production support in the latest round of Eurimages funding. Dutch majority feature films 10 Songs for Charity, Bloody Marie and Dutch minority films Pari, Donbass and Floating are granted € 1,305,000 in total.
10 Songs For Charity (director: Karin Junger, script: Karin Junger, Brigit Hillenius) is granted € 375,000. Dutch producer is De Productie (Annemiek van Gorp, René Goossens) in co-production with Minds Meet (Belgium).
Bloody Marie (director: Guido van Driel, script: Guido van Driel en Lennert Hillege) is granted € 280,000 by Eurimages. Dutch producer is Family Affair Films (Floor Onrust) in co-production with Bulletproof Cupid (Belgium).
Dutch minority coproduction Pari (director and script: Siamak Etemadi) is granted € 170,000 euro. Dutch producer is Topkapi, in co-production with Heretic Production (Greece), Le Bureau Films (France) en Chouchkov Brothers (Bulgaria).
Dutch minority coproduction Donbass (director and script: Sergei Loznitsa) is granted € 330,000. Dutch producer is Graniet Film in co-production with MA.JA.DE. Fiction (Germany), JBA Production (France) en Arthouse Traffic (Ukraine).
Also, Dutch minority coproduction Floating (director: Anke Blondé, script Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem) is granted € 150,000 euro. Dutch producer is Viking Film, in coproduction with A private view and Man’s Films (Belgium).
Eurimages, the co-production fund of the Council of Europe, was founded in 1988 and consists of 38 Member states. The fund is committed to the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinema. The Council meets four times a year, The Netherlands is represented at Eurimages by the Netherlands Film Fund.
Earlier this year, Eurimages support was granted to nine Dutch co-produced projects; three Dutch majority features: Coupe Confused, Jade and The Beast In The Jungle and six minority coproductions: Sisters, Outside, The Miracle Of The Sargossa Sea, Stupid Young Heart, the long animation Bunuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles and the documentary Sakawa.