Eurimages supports 18 projects by EAVE producers

In Development April 2023


In its first Project Evaluation Session of 2023 the Executive Committee of the Eurimages Fund has decided to support 32 feature films, including 6 documentaries and 2 animations. Of the 32 projects supported during the session, 11 of them (36.5% of the total funding) were directed or co-directed by women. 18 projects were produced by EAVE graduates:

  • AICHA by Mehdi Barsaoui, producer: EAVE PCP Dubai graduate Habib Attia
  • BESTIARIES, HERBARIA, LAPIDARIES by Martina Parenti, Massimo D'Anolfi, producer: EAVE graduate Louis Mataré
  • GURIA by Levan Koguashvili, producer: EAVE graduate Donato Rotunno
  • HUNGER STRIKE BREAKFAST by Karolis Kaupinis, producers: EAVE graduates Marija Razgute, Mikulas Novotny, Latvian National Coordinator Aija Berzina
  • I ACCIDENTALLY WROTE A BOOK by Nora Lakos, producers: EAVE graduates Claudia Sümeghy, Joram Willink
  • IT WOULD BE MY DREAM by Ondřej Provazník, producer: EAVE graduate Jiri Konecny
  • LADY NAZCA by Damien Dorsaz, producer: EAVE graduate Oliver Damian
  • LAURA by Fanny Ovesen, producers: EAVE graduates Marie Kjellson, Monica Hellström, Renée Mlodyszewski
  • LEONORA IN THE MORNING LIGHT directed and produced by EAVE graduate Lena Vurma
  • NOOR by Jérôme Lemaire, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
  • OF BLOOD AND MUD by Jean-Gabriel Leynaud, producer: EAVE graduate Martin Hampel
  • ORENDA by Pirjo Honkasalo, producers: EAVE graduate Misha Jaari, TTB graduate Mark Lwoff, EAVE+ graduate Pille Rünk
  • OUR WILDEST DAYS by Vasilis Kekatos, producers: EAVE graduates Guillaume Dreyfus and Delphine Schmit.
  • SILENT OBSERVERS by Eliza Petkova, producer: EAVE graduate Veselka Kiryakova
  • THE GREEN BORDER by Agnieszka Holland, producers: EAVE graduate Maria Blicharska, EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum
  • THE SOULS by Tallulah H. Schwab, producer: EAVE graduate Ellen Havenith
  • THE TREASURE OF BARRACUDA by Adrià Garcia, producer: EAVE+ graduate Valérie Delpierre
  • WISHING ON A STAR by Peter Kerekes, producer: EAVE graduate Petra Oplatkova


Netherlands Film Fund

In the first round of 2023, the Dutch Film Fund and the Flemish Audiovisual Fund (VAF) have selected 6 co-productions for support. Among them:

  • RAINBOWKIDS by Mieke Struyve, co-producer: EAVE graduate Simone Van Den Broek
  • THE MANAGER by Maartje Bakers, producer: EAVE graduate Xavier Rombaut
  • JOE SPEEDBOOT by Sam de Jong, producer: EAVE graduate Frank Hoeve
  • HOKWERDA’S KIND by Boudewijn Koole, producer: EAVE graduate Ellen de Waele

The Netherlands Film Fund NFF and Hubert Bals Fund HBF Co-production are supporting:

  • A WINNER IS SEEN by Zhannat Alshanova, producers: EAVE graduates Denis Vaslin and Fleur Knopperts
  • QUATRO MENINAS by Karen Suzane, co-producer: EAVE graduate Ellen Havenith



  • MAD DOG OF EUROPE by Rubika Shah, producer: EAVE graduate Martina Brokemper receives production support by the German-French Funding Commission.
  • ZWEI ZU EINS by Natja Brunckhorst, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter receives funding from the German Federal Film Board FFA


Film Fund Luxembourg

  • E LËTZEBUERGER MANN by Myriam Muller, producers: EAVE+ Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE graduate and Luxembourgish National Coordinator Bernard Michaux
  • GOULD LOVER by Andy Sommer, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
  • LA CACHE by Catherine Charrier, producer: EAVE graduate Vincent Quénault
  • LES DEUX FRERES directed by Nicolas Blies and directed and produced by EAVE graduate Stéphane Hueber-Blies
  • ORA ET LABORA by Dzhovani Gospodinov, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu
  • SIDI KABA ET LA PORTE DU RETOUR by Rony Hotin, producers: EAVE graduates Paul Thiltges, Adrien Chef
  • THE SECOND ATTACK by Christina Kallas, producer: EAVE graduate Alexandra Hoesdorff
  • XAVIER KIEFFER directed by EAVE graduate Donato Rotunno


Austrian Film Institute

The Austrian Film Institute & Film Fund Vienna grants production support to:

  • HAPPYLAND by Evi Romen, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu.
  • HIDDEN by Goran Rebic, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu.
  • WHO CARES by Ina Ivanceanu, producer: EAVE+ graduate Alexander Dumreicher-Ivanceanu.

Page published 28 April 2023.

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