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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2016

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The European Co-production Award - Prix Eurimages goes to Leontine Petit

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- Dutch producer to receive the award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry

The European Co-production Award - Prix Eurimages goes to Leontine Petit

This year’s European Co-production Award – Prix Eurimages, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry, goes to Dutch producer Leontine Petit. The prize will be presented during the European Film Awards ceremony on Saturday, 10 December, in Wroclaw (Poland), European Capital of Culture 2016.

Leontine Petit is CEO and producer at Lemming Film in the Netherlands and Hamster Film in Germany. Between 1995 and 1998 she was responsible for the television programme of the Cinekid Film & Television Festival in Amsterdam, from 1998 to 2002 advisor for youth features for the Netherlands Film Fund, from 2003 to 2007 board member of the Binger Filmlab and board member of the Dutch MEDIA Desk. From 2005 until 2009 she was advisor for the film committee of the Dutch Council of Culture. She regularly teaches at various media schools. In 2014 she was part of the founding team of Bridging the Dragon, an association connecting European and Chinese film professionals.

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Among her films as a producer are Spoon by Willem van de Sande Bakhuyzen (2005), Eep! by Ellen Smit (2009), Tony 10 [+see also:
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by Mischa Kamp (2012), Taking Chances [+see also:
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(2011) and The Day My Father Became A Bush [+see also:
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(2016), both by Nicole van Kilsdonk and Full Contact [+see also:
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by David Verbeek (2016). She also co-produced EFA winner Oxygen [+see also:
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by Hans van Nuffel (European Discovery 2011), EFA nominee ¡Vivan las antípodas! [+see also:
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by Victor Kossakovsky (2011), Sergei Loznitsa’s In The Fog [+see also:
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, winner of the FIPRESCI Award in Cannes 2012, Heli [+see also:
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by Amat Escalante (2014) and EFA winner The Lobster [+see also:
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by Yorgos Lanthimos (European Screenwriter & Costume Designer 2015). Most of these films have been supported by Eurimages.

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