Press release - 357(2007)

Lithuania joins Eurimages

STRASBOURG, 31.05.2007 - The Lithuanian authorities have just notified their membership to the Eurimages Fund in response to the recommendation made by the Board of Management of Eurimages at its 99th meeting, on 5-7 March 2006. Thus Lithuania is the 33rd country to join EURIMAGES, the support fund for the co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works.

Consequently all projects involving a co-producer from Lithuania can be examined for the forthcoming 2007 meetings of the Eurimages Board of Management: Calendar of meetings.

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EURIMAGES is a support fund for co-production, distribution and exhibition of European cinematographic works, established by the Council of Europe in 1988 1 (E-mail: – Web: http://www.coe.int/Eurimages). Since its establishment, EURIMAGES has supported 1142 European co-productions for a total amount of more than 334 million Euros.

1 Since 29 May 2007, EURIMAGES comprises 33 member States: Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” and Turkey.

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