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EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2017

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EFA's European Co-production Award goes to Cedomir Kolar

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- This year's award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in the European film industry is bestowed upon the Croatian-born, Paris-based producer

EFA's European Co-production Award goes to Cedomir Kolar
Producer Cedomir Kolar (© Berlinale)

The European Film Academy has announced that 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 producer Cedomir Kolar.

Cedomir Kolar has been active in film production for more than 30 years. He was born in former Yugoslavia, in the city of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast of Croatia, and graduated in film production at the Belgrade Academy of Dramatic Arts. He has produced over 30 feature films by authors from all over the world. He is an Oscar Nominee for Before the Rain by Milcho Manchevski and an Oscar winning producer for Danis Tanovic's No Man's Land [+see also:
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In 2003 he launched a new Paris-based production entity, A.S.A.P. Films, together with director Danis Tanovic and fellow producer Marc Baschet. In 2005, A.S.A.P. Films produced Danis Tanovic's Hell [+see also:
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, written by Krzysztof Piesiewicz in collaboration with the late Krzysztof Kieslowski, among others. This was followed by Marion Hänsel's Sounds of Sand [+see also:
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in 2006, Danis Tanovic's Triage [+see also:
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and Srdjan Karanovic's Besa [+see also:
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in 2008, Womb [+see also:
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by Benedek Fliegauf, The Light Thief [+see also:
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by Aktan Abdykalykov, Cirkus Columbia [+see also:
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by Danis Tanovic and Black Ocean [+see also:
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by Marion Hänsel (in 2010), The Lunchbox [+see also:
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by Ritesh Batra (2013), Albüm [+see also:
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by Mehmet Can Mertoglu (2016) and Foxtrot [+see also:
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by Samuel Maoz (2017). Most of these films have been supported by Eurimages.

Cedomir Kolar, member of the EFA Board from 2004 to 2014, will receive the European Co-production Award - Prix Eurimages during the European Film Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 9 December, in Berlin.

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