HALLELUJAH by Tonje Hessen Schei receives funding

In Development October 2021

Finnish Film Foundation

The Board of The Finnish Film Foundation granted production support to 14 new feature films, documentaries and short film productions in October. Among them:

  • 8 VIEWS OF LAKE BIWA by Marko Raat, producer: EAVE graduate Dora Nedeczky
  • AFRICAN MOOT by Shameela Seedat, co-producer: EAVE graduate Venla Hellstedt
  • FAMILY TIME by Tia Kouvo, producer: EAVE graduate Jussi Rantamäki
  • HALLELUJAH by Tonje Hessen Schei, co-producer: EAVE graduate Kaarle Aho
  • IHANA, KAMALA JOULU by Taru Mäkelä, producer: EAVE graduate Aleksi Hyvärinen
  • JE’VIDA by Katja Gauriloff, producer: EAVE graduate Joonas Berghäll
  • KAHDEN KODIN TYTTÖ by Inka Achté, Hanna Karppinen, producer: EAVE graduate Liisa Karpo
  • POWER TO THE PEOPLE by Mervi Enqvist, producer: EAVE graduate Essi Haukkamaa
  • RESPECT by Milja Moilanen, Eveliina Pasanen, producer: EAVE graduate and Finnish National Coordinator Elli Toivoniemi
  • THE BLACK HOLE by Moonika Siimets, producer: EAVE graduate, group leader and Estonian National Coordinator Riina Sildos fund has selected 20 projects in various formats: 8 feature films, 5 series, 2 animated projects, 3 documentaries and 2 digital series.

  • ENEMI PUBLIC by Matthieu Frances and Gary Seghers, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland
  • LE PLUS VIVANT POSSIBLE by Delphine Girard, producer: EAVE graduate Henri-Jacques Bronckart
  • REINES by Yasmine Benkiran, producers: EAVE graduates Géraldine Sprimont, Anne-Laure Guegan and EAVE graduate and PUENTES group leader Jean de Forêts, EAVE+ graduate Hanneke Niens
  • SAVING MOZART by Gérard Corbiau, producer: EAVE graduate Hobert Toint
  • THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE by Patric Chicha, producer: EAVE+ graduate Jean-Yves Roubin, co-producer: EAVE and TTB graduate Ebba Sinzinger




Wallimage’s Walloon Regional Investment Fund supports 8 new film projects. Among them:

  • ALLAH N’EST PAS OBLIGÉ by Najjar Zaven, co-producers: EAVE graduates Anne-Laure Guegan, Geraldine Sprimont
  • ENEMI PUBLIC by Matthieu Frances and Gary Seghers, producer: EAVE graduate Benoit Roland
  • LA NUIT DU 12 by Dominik Moll, producer: EAVE graduate Henri-Jacques Bronckart
  • ORLANDO by Daniele Vicari, producer: EAVE graduate Marica Stocchi




  • The German-Turkish film funds supports CRYSTAL OF HAPPINESS by Emre Yeksan, producer: PUENTES graduate Jamila Wenske

Page published 29 October 2021.

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