PUENTES project STREETS OF GLORIA receives support

In Development February 2023

Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film Centre

The Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film Centre has granted support to five so-called lightweight productions, i.e. works with limited budgets, mainly produced in Belgium and completed in a relatively short space of time. Among them:

  • PAS DE DEUX by Claudio Pazienza, producer: EAVE graduate Donato Rotunno


Lithuanian Film Centre

Lithuanian Film Centre announces first grants for 2023. Among them:

  • BALTIC UXO by Alexander Belinski, Agne Dovydaityte, producer: EAVE graduate Dagne Vildziunaite
  • KANTRI VISAGINE by Emilija Petkunaite, producer: EAVE graduate Dagne Vildziunaite


Slovenian Film Centre

The Slovenian Film Centre announced production grants for 7 feature films and 2 documentaries. Among them:

  • 20 METROV by Damjan Kozole, producer: EAVE + graduate Danijel Hocevar
  • OHO by Damjan Kozole, producer: EAVE + graduate Danijel Hocevar supports seven projects, including three live-action feature films, one animated feature film, one documentary, and two television series. Among them:

  • MALDOROR by Fabrice du Welz, producer: EAVE graduate Jean-Yves Roubin
  • TKT by Solange Cicurel, producer: EAVE graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum
  • LES SNULS by Guillermo Guiz and Gilles Dal, producer: EAVE graduate Annabella Nezri


  • PUENTES project STREETS OF GLORIA by Felipe Sholl, producer: PUENTES graduate Daniel van Hoogstraten is in pre-production. The plot: Gabriel moves to Rio after suffering a great loss. In denial about his grief, he becomes obsessed with an escort boy, Adriano, who disappears. Gabriel then starts an investigation on Adriano, which leads to him becoming an escort himself. Support comes from TELECINE Brazil. Shootings will happen from March 20th to April 20th.


  • PUENTES project WHEN RAIN FALLS by Yanillys Perez, producer: PUENTES graduate Thibaud Billiard received funding by the Dominican Republic’s FONPROCINE. Resistencia (9) yearns for her mother’s love as she is left alone to parent her younger sisters, Esperanza (7) and Mía (5), while her mother Marta (30), struggles to make money in a mine, in hopes of returning to her home country. The project won World Cinema Fund Audience strategy at Locarno Film Festival, Open Doors 2022 and the Morelia Laboratorio de Guion 2021 at Sundance.


  • EAVE project TINGINYS by Maximilien Dejoie and Virginija Vareikyte, producers: EAVE graduates Roberto Cavallini and Dagne Vildziunaite received development funding from the Film Commission Torino Piemonte. Escaping the Spanish flu pandemic, Marilee and her brother James are forced to fend for themselves away in a log cabin deep in the forest. To prevent her brother from going back home, Marilee tells him the tale of Tinginys, a fantastic creature who is said to wreak havoc in the woods. Will the two children manage to survive on their own? A project by Albolina Film in co-production with Just a moment, with the development support of Creative Europe MEDIA & Film Commission Torino Piemonte.

Page published 28 February 2023. Updated 1 March 2023.

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