Eurimages nearly reaching equal share

Alexia Muiños Ruiz
Alexia Muiños Ruiz

8 women-directed co-productions supported at the 154th Eurimages Board of Management meeting

The Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 15 fiction films, 2 documentaries and 1 animation project for a total amount of €4,397,000.

The share of eligible projects with female directors examined at this Eurimages Board of Management meeting was 31%;  8 of the projects supported were directed by women (44%) but the amount awarded to these projects was  €1 837,000 , representing 42% of the total.

The man who sold his skin - Kaouther ben Hania (Tunisia - France) – €300 000 (France, Tunisia, Belgium)

Birds of a Feather - Hanna Bergholm (Finland) – €450 000 (Finland, Norway, Sweden) Aurora's

Sunrise - Inna Sahakyan (Armenia) – €140 000 Documentary (Armenia, Germany)

Inna Sahakyan, Sunrise's director


Sunrise was the winner of the Best Pitch at Fest Forward, an award given by Film Center Serbia and EWA Network

Otto The Barbarian - Ghitescu Ruxandra (Romania) - €77 000 (Romania, Belgium)

Avenge / The Business of Revenge - Marija Zidar (Slovenia) – €120 000 (Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro) Documentary

My Dad is a Sausage - Anouk Fortunier (Belgium) - €230 000 (Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands)

Home - Franka Potente (Germany) – €400 000 (Germany, France)

When I’m Done Dying - Nisan Dag (Turkey) – €120 000 (Turkey, Germany)



You can read here the entire list of projects supported