First the bigger numbers from the press release of Eurimages… The Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund agreed to support 22 fiction, 1 animation and 7 documentaries at a meeting in Skopje, for a total amount of €5,598,535.
A very good result for the documentary genre. Here are the documentaries supported:
”Frem” by Viera Cakányova, €53.000, Czech Rep. & Slovak Rep.
”Baltic New Wave” by Audrius Stonys & Kristine Briede, €70.000, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia
”Ingmar Bergman-Legacy of a Defining Genius”, €86.000, by Margarethe von Trotta and Felix Moeller, Germany, France
”Fugue” by Artemio Benki, €100.000, Czech Rep., France, Argentina, Austria
”Epicentro” by Hubert Sauper, €190.000, Austria, France
”Photograph-Women” by Ester Sparatore, €100.000, France, Belgium, Italy
”Exemplary Behaviour” by Audrius Mickevicius, €50.000, Lithuania, Bulgaria
Readers of this site will recognise several strong names, auteurs, as the French call those who use the camera as a pen.
Photo: The people behind “Baltic New Wave” at the pitch in Riga 2016, with Kristine Briede speaking.