Press release - 481(2007)

Eurimages supports 12 European co-productions

STRASBOURG, 05.07.2007 - At its 106th meeting held from 1 – 3 July 2007 in Strasbourg, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 12 feature films for a total amount of 4 380 000 Euros.

Elève libre - Joachim Lafosse (Belgium) (Belgium, France)
Corneliu Gheorghita (Romania) (Romania, France)
Faubourg 36 - Christophe Barratier (France) (France, Germany, Czech Republic)
Home - Ursula Meier (Switzerland - France) (Switzerland, France, Belgium)
J.A.C.E. - Just another confused Elephant - Menelaos Karamaghiolis (Greece) (Greece, Portugal, Turkey, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”)
La Vida Loca Made in USA - Christian Poveda (Spain - France) (France, Spain, Mexico) Documentary
Le Silence de Lorna
Jean-Pierre et Luc Dardenne (Belgium) (Belgium, France)
Les enfants de Timpelbach - Nicolas Bary (France) (France, Belgium, Luxembourg) Film for children
Les Grandes Personnes
Anna Novion (France) (France, Sweden)
Mammoth - Lukas Moodysson (Sweden) (Sweden, Germany, Denmark)
Pluto/Malé Oslavy - Zdenek Tyc (Czech Republic) (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Italy)
Sveti Georgije Ubiva Azdahu - Srdjan Dragojevic (Serbia) (Serbia, Bosnia and-Herzegovina, Bulgaria)

Support was awarded to the following distributors :

Sasvim Licno - Nedzad Begovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Distributed by POOOL FILMVERLEIH (Austria)

Die wilden Hühner und die Liebe - Vivian Naefe (Germany) Film for children
Distributed by
ART SERVIS (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

La stella che non c'è - Gianni Amelio (Italy) Film Eurimages
Distributed by ART ZONE (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

The Ugly Duckling & Me ! - Michael Hegner (Denmark) & Karsten Kiilerich (Denmark) Eurimages Film, Animation film for children
Distributed by BLITZ FILM & VIDEO DISTRIBUTION (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Distributed by BLITZ FILM & VIDEO DISTRIBUTION (Croatia)

Ils - David Moreau (France) & Xavier Palud (France)
Distributed by EKRAN (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

De profundis - Miguelanxo Prado (Spain) Eurimages Film
Distributed by HEFT PRODUCTION (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Ispod crte - Petar Krelja (Croatia)
Distributed by UG OBALA ART CENTAR (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

My Enemies’ Enemy - Kevin Macdonald (United Kingdom) Documentary
Distributed by MARIGOLD FILMS Ltd (Bulgaria)

Fados - Carlos Saura (Spain) Eurimages Film, Documentary
Distributed by VADI VAN KRIS Ltd (Bulgaria)

A l'intérieur - Alexandre Bustillo (France)
Distributed by UCD-DISTRIBUCIJA d.o.o. (Croatia)

Armin - Ognjen Svilicic (Croatia)
Distributed by ASC DISTRIBUTION (France)

Iklimler - Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Turkey) Eurimages Film
Distributed by SANARTFILM (Germany)
Distributed by YOUTH CULTURAL CENTER ("The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia")

Cirkeline - Jannik Hastrup (Denmark) Animation film for children
Distributed by ASOCIATA MOEBIUS (Romania)

Klopka - Srdan Golubovic (Serbia) Eurimages Film
Distributed by CHICAGO TOUR SRL (Romania)

U - Serge Elissalde (France) Animation film
Distributed by CLOROFILM ROMANIA (Romania)

Ta Divna Splitska Noc - Arsen Anton Ostojic (Croatia)
Distributed by S.C. CINECORVIN Srl (Romania)

Taxidermia - György Palfi (Hungary) Eurimages Film
Distributed by CINEARS (Serbia)

Transe - Teresa Villaverde (Portugal) Eurimages Film
Distributed by MCF MEGACOM FILM (Serbia)

La Reine Soleil - Philippe Leclerc (France) Eurimages Film, Animation film
Distributed by MIRIUS TUCK (Serbia)

The Front Line - David Gleeson (Ireland) Eurimages Film
Distributed by ORION INVEST FILM A.D (Serbia)
Distributed by EURO FILM DOOEL ("The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia")

Ne le dis à personne - Guillaume Canet (France)
Distributed by PRO VISION d.o.o. (Serbia)

Combien tu m'aimes - Bertrand Blier (France)
Distributed by UNION FILM ad (Serbia)

Love Fair - Dusan Milic (Serbia) Eurimages Film
Distributed by STARLET MEDIA AB (Sweden)

La Educación de las hadas - Jose Luis Cuerda (Spain) Eurimages Film
Distributed by BALKAN FILM ("The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia")

Uro - Stefan Faldbakken (Norway)
Distributed by MANAKIFILM ("The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia ")

Goodbye Bafana - Bille August (Denmark)
Distributed by BIR FILM ITHALAT (Turkey)

Michou d'Auber - Thomas Gilou (France)
Distributed by CHANTIER FILMS (Turkey)

In the framework of the theatres Support Programme, the Board of Management has decided to include the theatre Cinecity Kipa in Izmir (Turkey). The Eurimages/Europa Cinemas’ network counts 40 theatres in the following countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" and Turkey.

The Board of Management has set the meeting dates for 2008 as well as the deadlines for submission of applications for support:

Eurimages’ Board of Managment meeting dates

(the shooting must not start before the end of the meeting during which the co-production project is examined)

Deadline for submission of applications for co production/distribution support

(the date of receipt is valid)

Deadline for submission of applications for digitisation support

(the date of receipt is valid)

2-4 March 2008

14 January 2008


4-6 May 2008

17 March 2008

17 March 2008

29 June-1 July 2008

7 May 2008


12-15 October 2008

25 August 2008

25 August 2008

14-16 December 2008

20 October 2008

20 October 2008

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:

Since its establishment, EURIMAGES has supported 1154 European co-productions for a total amount of more than 339 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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