Screen Flanders apoya lo nuevo de Stijn Coninx, Jan Verheyen y Eran Riklis
por Aurore Engelen
- El fondo económico regional flamenco invierte 1.985.000€ en diez nuevas producciones belgas e internacionales
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The Screen Flanders regional economic fund will invest a total of €1,985,000 in ten new audiovisual productions, including the upcoming movies by Stijn Coninx, Jan Verheyen and Eran Riklis.
Verheyen is currently shooting De Collega’s 2.0, a “teambuilding” comedy based on a successful 1970s series, which is being staged by Fobic Films. Coninx, whose new, eagerly awaited event movie, Don't Shoot [+lee también:
ficha del filme], will be released in October, is preparing a new film for young audiences, Sinterklaas en de wekkergek, a sequel to the adventures of Saint Nicholas, which he has already filmed one instalment of. Sylvester TV will handle production duties.
The other Belgian projects being backed are Patrick [+lee también:
entrevista: Tim Mielants
ficha del filme], the feature debut by Tim Mielants (Peaky Blinders, Legion), which will be staged by Savage Film, and the action flick Torpedo [+lee también:
ficha del filme] (working title: U-235), helmed by Sven Huybrechts and produced by the team behind Gangsta [+lee también:
entrevista: Adil El Arbi y Bilall Fallah
entrevista: Matteo Simoni
ficha del filme], A Team Productions.
The most prominent of the international co-productions is Spider in the Web by Israeli director Eran Riklis (The Syrian Bride, Lemon Tree [+lee también:
ficha del filme]), an action-thriller currently being shot, with principal photography taking place primarily in Antwerp. The movie, starring Ben Kingsley and Monica Bellucci, is a co-production between Israel, Belgium, the Netherlands and Portugal; it is being staged in Flanders by Ciné Cri de Coeur. Among the other projects accepted is an Irish-Belgian-Luxembourgish co-production, The Domestique by Kieron J Walsh (co-produced by Caviar), which offers a personal interpretation of the famous 1998 "Tour of Doping", as well as the musical drama 10 Songs for Charity by the Netherlands’ Karin Junger (Bolletjes Blues), co-produced by Minds Meet.
Also set to receive support are the BBC series Baptiste (a spin-off of The Missing), the German children’s film Immenhof - Das Abenteuer eines Sommers [+lee también:
ficha del filme] by Sharon von Wietersheim and the animated series The Ogglies.
(Traducción del francés)