El Netherlands Film Fund invierte 5,2 millones de euros en 17 nuevas producciones
- La institución neerlandesa respaldará once largometrajes, tres series animadas y tres series documentales, de entre los cuales hay doce coproducciones internacionales
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The Netherlands Film Fund, the country’s main film agency, has published the list of recipients of its Film Production Incentive. The body will invest in 17 new audiovisual productions, which will generate over €20.5 million in production expenses across the entire spectrum of Dutch film professionals and companies.
The production in receipt of the biggest grant is Dutch-American eight-part second season of animated series Undone (€1,500,000), directed by Hisko Hulsing and produced by Amsterdam-based Submarine and Californian outfit The Tornante Company. The other two awarded animated series are Joris Oprins, Marieke Blaauw and Job Roggeveen’s Head Together (€308,005, produced by Viking Film and Job, Joris & Marieke) and Belgian firm Beast Animation’s Rusty 2 (€167,400), co-produced by local company Lemming Film and Brussels-based Mockingbird Productions.
In total, three documentary series will benefit from the incentive, namely Tomas Kaan’s Human Playground (€460,219, produced by NL Film & TV in cooperation with Totem Media and LoreLore Productions) Hans Pool’s The Singh Case (€176,777, staged by Submarine Docs) and Miriam Guttmann’s Seeds of Deceit (€179,474, a De Familie production).
Finally, the eleven features backed by the film agency are actor Jeroen Perceval’s directorial debut, drug drama Dealer (€155,000, produced by The Film Kitchen with Belgian partners), Jona Honer’s documentary Club Heaven (€61,971, produced by BALDR Film with Belgium’s Clin d'oeil films), Jonas Baeckeland’s boxing drama Cool Abdoul (€216,861, staged by Belgian firms Potemkino and Beluga Tree in cooperation with local outfit N279 Entertainment), Geertjan Lassche’s documentary General Off-Duty (€87,952, a DOXY Films presentation), Shariff Nasr’s tragicomedy Haram (€325,800, a Bind & Willink production), Alberto de Michele’s crime drama The Last Ride of the Wolves (€97,200, produced by HALAL and Padua-based Jolefilm), Ben Sombogaart’s war drama My Best Friend Anne Frank (€654,131, produced by Fatt Productions in cooperation with Talent United and Lithuania’s Artbox), Antoinette Beumer’s psychodrama My Father is an Airplane (€553,031, produced by Topkapi Films and Belgium’s Menuetto Film), Ruth Olshan’s romance Raspberries with Mustard (€90,900, produced by Phanta Film in cooperation with Amour Fou Luxembourg, Switzerland’s Turnus Film and Germany’s Zischlermann Filmproduktion), Chris Teerink’s documentary The Waste Land (€ 74,429, staged by Doc.Eye Film and Belgian firm Associate Directors) and another untitled non-fiction project (€105,663) directed by Rosa Boesten and produced by Docmakers.
The next application round for the film production incentive is set for February 2020.
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