771,000 euro of European support for three Dutch co-productions
Two majority and one minority Dutch films have been granted production support in the latest round of Eurimages funding. The majority Dutch features A Real Vermeer and The Little Vampire 3D receive a total of € 671,000. The minority Dutch feature Something Useful receives € 100,000. This was decided during the last Eurimages meeting in Tblisi after selection from 31 film projects.
A Real Vermeer by writer Jan Eilander and writer/director Rudolf van den Berg receives € 350,000 from Eurimages. Dutch producers are Rinkel Film, Fu Works and Cadenza Films in coproduction with Tarantula Luxembourg (LU) and Living Stone (Belgium).
The Little Vampire 3D by directors Richard Claus and Karsten Killerich receives € 321,000 from Eurimages.The Little Vampire 3D is produced by Dutch First Look in coproduction with Comet Film (Germany) and A-Film from Denmark.
The Dutch minority coproduction Something Usefulreceives € 100,000 from Eurimages. Something Useful by Turkish director Pelin Esmer is a Netherlands Film Fund +Hubert Bals Fund project. Producers are Sinefilm and Mars Produksiyon (Turkey) with coproducers Mitosfilm (Germany) and Dutch production house Topkapi Films.
The films already received production support from Netherlands Film Fund.
Eurimages, the co-production fund of the Council of Europe, was founded in 1988 and consists of 36 Member States. The fund is committed to the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinema, and has supported 1654 feature and documentary co-productions. The Council meets four times a year. This year the Netherlands has received support for a total of 11 films, including 3 minority co-productions. The Netherlands are represented by the Netherlands Film Fund.