Eurimages supports EAVE project FRANCESCA AND LOVE

In Development October 2020


At its 160th meeting, the Eurimages Fund agreed to support 18 feature films and 11 documentaries. Among them are these films by EAVE graduates:

  • AN IRANIAN WOMAN by Steffi Niederzoll, producer: EAVE graduate Melanie Andernach
  • ARCHITECTON by Viktor Kossakovsky, producer: EAVE graduate Heino Deckert, co-producer: EAVE graduate Estelle Robin You
  • BROTHERHOOD by Francesco Montagner, producer: EAVE graduate Pavla Janouskova Kubeckova
  • BROTHERS by Tomas Masin, producer: EAVE graduate Karsten Stöter
  • CAPTAIN VOLKONOGOV ESCAPED by Natalya Merkulova, Alexey Chupov, producer: EAVE graduate Katrin Kissa
  • CORSAGE by Marie Kreutzer, producer: EAVE graduate Jonas Dornbach
  • DODO by Panos H Koutras, producer: EAVE graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • ETERNITY PACKAGE by EAVE graduate Magdelena Ilieva, producer: EAVE graduate Ana Alexieva
  • EAVE project FRANCESCA AND LOVE by EAVE graduate Alba Sotorra, producer: EAVE graduate Alba Sotorra
  • FROM INSIDE by Leonardo Di Costanzo, producer: EAVE + graduate Carlo Cresto-Dina
  • JANUARY by Viesturs Kairiss, producers: EAVE graduates Gints Grube, Malgorzata Staron, EAVE+ graduate Kestutis Drazdauskas
  • MORE THAN EVER by Emily Atef, producers: EAVE+ Head of Studies Jani Thiltges, EAVE graduate Nicole Gerhards
  • MY MOTHER IS A COSMONAUT by Andi Deliana, producer: EAVE graduate Ognen Antov
  • ON BARREN WEEDS by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, producer: EAVE graduate Kristina Aberg
  • RHINO by Oleg Sentsov, producers: EAVE graduates Izabela Wojcik, Heino Deckert
  • SNOW IS FALLING UP by Michael Borodin, producer: EAVE+ graduate Artem Vasilyev
  • SPAS by Maksym Nakonechnyi, producer: EAVE participant Tomas Michalek
  • THE CHAMBERMAID by Mariana Cengel Solcanska, producer: EAVE MW graduate Simona Mocikova
  • THE GRANDSON by Nely Reguera, producers: EAVE graduates Adria Mones, Maria Drandaki
  • TIGER by Andrei Tanase, producers: PUENTES and MW graduate Alexa Rivero, EAVE graduate Konstantina Stavrianou


Finnish Film Foundation

The Board of The Finnish Film Foundation granted production support to 13 new productions in October. Two of the projects are feature films, five documentaries, three short films and three series. Among them:

  • THE FIRST 53 YEARS by Avi Mograbi, producer: EAVE graduate Leila Lyytikäinen

In its last session of 2020, and through an extraordinary support due to a special COVID fund, the fund has selected 21 projects in various formats: four feature films, five series, three animated projects, eight documentaries and one virtual reality project.

  • 1985 by Wouter Bouvijn, producer: EAVE graduate Peter Bouckaert
  • COYOTES by Gary Seghers, Jacques Molitor, producer: EAVE graduate Gilles Chanial
  • EUROPE-C19 by Jaco Van Dormael, Michele Placido, Michael Winterbottom, Fernando Leon De Aranoa and Julia van Heinz, producer: TTB graduate Valérie Bournonville
  • SALE PUTTE by Myriam Leroy and Florence Hainaut, producer: EAVE graduate Annabella Nezri
  • STICKING POINTS by Flo Flamme, producers: EAVE graduates Géraldine Sprimont, Tomas Leyers



Wallimage’s Walloon Regional Investment Fund supports 8 new film projects, as well as 2 animated series projects. Among them:

  • C’EST DE FAMILLE by Elodie Lélu, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
  • CHERCHEZ LA FAMME by Julie Gavras, producer: EAVE graduate Isabelle Truc
  • DES CORPS ET DES BATAILLES by Christophe Hermans, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jean-Yves Roubin



Spain’s Film and Audiovisual Arts Institute (Ministry of Culture and Sports – ICAA) backs 39 titles in 2020, comprising 12 documentaries, 7 experimental films, and 20 fictional and animated movies.

  • MATAR CANGREJOS by Omar Al Abdul Razzak, producer: EAVE graduate Mayi Gutiérrez
  • SICA by Carla Jiménez Subirana, producer: EAVE graduate Alba Sotorra  
  • TTB project OCEANO TITANICO by Konstantina Kotzamani, producer: EAVE graduate Luisa Romeo, Maria Drandaki
  • PUENTES project LA PECERA by Glorimar Marrero Sánchez, producer: PUENTES graduate Camille Vandenbunder



The German-Polish film funds supports three new projects. Among them:

  • THE LECTURE by Kasia Adamik, producer: EAVE graduate Alexander Wadouh
  • TOGETHER by Marek Kozakiewicz, producer: EAVE graduate Agnieszka Dziedzic

Page published 30 October 2020.

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