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EWA-awarded projects Pink Moon and Dry Land receive Eurimages support

Alexia Muiños Ruiz
Alexia Muiños Ruiz

35.7% of female share among the Eurimages beneficiaries, on the 1st call of the year.

34% of the budget is allocated to women's films.

At its online meeting, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 19 fiction films, 2 animation films and 7 documentary projects.

€ 2,078,000 was awarded to women's projects (34%), much less funding allocated  than in previous calls.

35.7% of the projects supported were directed by women, among them, we are delighted to see  Floor van der Meulen (Netherlands), director of Pink Moon (ex Methusalem) , one of the projects supported by Ewa Network with a development award and Agnieszka Woszczynska (Poland), director of Dry Land (former Fortnight), which received the EWA best pitch Award in Fest Forward Belgrade

More female- directed films supported by the Board:

Sabattier Effect by Eleonora Veninova, Storm by Erika Calmeyer, The Flats by Alessandra Celesia,  Dreamers  by Stéphanie Barbey, Stray Bodies by Elina Psykou, Alcarràs by Carla Simon and Every Single Minute by Erika Hnikova.

As regards the distribution in European countries, Teona Mitevska, Jessica Hausner, Céline Sciamma and Audrey Diwan's films  also received Eurimages support.

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