Two Lithuanian co-productions receive Eurimages funding


Eurimages, the Council of Europe’s film support fund, extended a grant of €50 000 to the film Deadweight directed by Ignas Miškinis. The film is produced by Tremora (Lithuania) and coproduced by Film Angels Productions (Latvia).

In the list of supported projects – another coproduction of Baltic countries – Pretenders. It was supported with €120 000. The film will be directed by Vallo Toomla and is a co-production of Amrion Ou (Estonia), Locomotive Productions (Latvia) and Uljana Kim ir Ko (Lithuania).

In total Eurimages supported 27 European co-production projects during this session. A total of € 7 745 000 has been distributed.

Eight co-productions with the Lithuanian participation have received the Eurimages’ support since the country became a member: Low Lights by Ignas Miškinis (€160,000; Lithuania-Germany), and The Golden Horse by Valentas Aškinis (€350,000; Latvia-Lithuania) in 2008; Back to Your Arms by Kristijonas Vildžiūnas (€140,000; Lithuania-Germany-Poland) in 2009; Frozen Silence by Gerardo Herrero (€600,000; Spain-Lithuania), and Vanishing Waves by Kristina Buožytė (€150,000; Lithuania-France-Belgium) in 2010; The Gambler by Ignas Jonynas (€100,000; Lithuania-Latvia) in 2012; The Summer of Sangailė by Alantė Kavaitė (€110,000; Lithuania-France) in 2013; and Seneca’s Day by Kristijonas Vildžiūnas (€220,000; Lithuania) in 2014.