EAVE project NOT A WORD receives funding

In Development April 2021

Netherlands Film Fund

Eight new co-productions between The Netherlands and Flanders are supported by the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF) and the Netherlands Film Fund. Among them:

  • CLOSE by Lukas Dhont, co-producers: EAVE graduates Arnold Heslenfeld, Laurette Schillings & Frans van Gestel, Jacques-Henri Bronckart
  • MARCHING IN THE DARK by Kinshuk Surjan, co-producer: EAVE graduate Estelle Robin-You
  • ONDER DE BLOTE HEMEL by Lilian Sijbesma, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ellen de Waele
  • SEA SPARKLE by Domien Huyghe, producer: EAVE MW graduate Sanne Sandaert, co-producers: EAVE graduates Marleen Slot, Sinisa Juricic
  • WHITETAIL by Nanouk Leopold, producer: EAVE graduate Stienette Bosklopper



Two films by EAVE graduates receive production support by the German-French Funding Commission.

  • LA GRANDE MAGIE by Noémie Lvovsky, producer: EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards
  • SIDONIE IN JAPAN by Élise Girard, producer: EAVE graduate Sébastien Haguenauer


German State Minister for Culture

The German State Minister for Culture and the Media supports the following feature films and documentaries:

  • BLACK BOX by Asli Özge, producer: EAVE graduate Ivan Madeo
  • BUFIS – TAGTRÄUMER by Mahad Ahmed, Vincenzo Cavallo, producer: EAVE + graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • DAS RADIKALE ICH by Johann Feindt, producer: EAVE + graduate Titus Kreyenberg
  • FINSTERWALD by Carly Borgstrom, producer: EAVE graduate Verena Gräfe-Höft
  • FRISCH by Damian John Harper, producer: EAVE graduate and German National Coordinator, TTB group leader Jonas Weydemann
  • EAVE project NOT A WORD by Hanna Slak, producer: EAVE graduate Michel Balagué



The Walloon regional investment fund Wallimage has granted its support to 10 new projects. Among them:

  • BLACK BOX by Asli Özge, producer: EAVE graduate Ivan Madeo
  • DES CORPS ET DES BATAILLES by Christophe Hermans, producer: EAVE + graduate Jean-Yves Roubin
  • J’AIME LA VIE by Mathias Sercu, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • LA TÊTE DANS LES ÉTOILES by Emmanuel Gillibert, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland
  • MOST ALIVE by Delphine Girard, producer: EAVE graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart


  • ANNIE COLÈRE by Blandine Lenoir, producer: B’EST graduate Charlotte Vincent. The script centres on a worker who accidentally becomes pregnant and finds herself involved in the fight for the legalisation of abortion. The year is 1974 and this fight will give her life a new meaning… Produced by Charlotte Vincent for Aurora Films and Nicolas Brevière for Local Films, ANNIE COLÈRE will be co-produced by France 3 Cinéma. Also pre-bought by Canal+ and Ciné+, the feature benefits from the support of, among others, the Île-de-France region.

Page published 29 April 2021.

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