Montenegro announces funding for 23 projects
- The selection includes new films by Marija Perović, Ivan Marinović, Nikola Vukčević, Ivan Salatić, Dušan Kasalica, Senad Šahmanović and Isa Qosja
The Film Centre of Montenegro has announced the results of its funding competition for short and feature-length fiction and documentary projects, as well as for screenplay development and project development.
In the best-endowed and most attractive section of short and feature-length fiction films, six projects have been awarded, including Dušan Kasalica's The Elegy of Laurel (€220,000), Senad Šahmanović's Sirin (€200,000), Isa Qosja's Skype (€80,000), Marija Perović's Breast (€35,000) and Milutin Darić's Hit the Sky (€20,000).
The projects awarded financing for development are Forever Hold Your Peace by Ivan Marinović (The Black Pin [+see also:
interview: Ivan Marinovic
film profile]), Face of Honour by Nikola Vukčević (The Kids from the Marx and Engels Street) and Draško Djurović's The Bay, having received €20,000 each. Mladen Ivanović's The Rear Admiral has been given €10,000.
Among the documentaries, the director of the Venice International Film Critics’ Week title You Have the Night [+see also:
interview: Ivan Salatić
film profile], Ivan Salatić, has received €7,000 for the short We Are the Sons of Your Rocks, while the feature-length documentary The Last Nomad by Petar Glomazić has secured €30,000.
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