Lo Slovenian Film Centre suddivide 2,5 milioni di euro tra dieci progetti
- I nuovi film di Slobodan Maksimović, Igor Šterk, Žiga Virc e Ivan Gergolet hanno ricevuto il grosso dei finanziamenti all'ultima competizione
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The Slovenian Film Centre has announced the winners of its most recent competition for the production of feature-length fiction, documentary and debut fiction films.
Slobodan Maksimović, known for the local hit Thanks for Sunderland [+leggi anche:
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Žiga Virc, whose feature debut, Houston, We Have a Problem [+leggi anche:
intervista: Žiga Virc
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Ivan Gergolet, whose Dancing with Maria [+leggi anche:
intervista: Ivan Gergolet
scheda film] premiered in the Venice Critics’ Week in 2014 and won the Premio Cinematografico "Civitas Vitae prossima" Award, later securing a nomination for the European Film Awards, secured €398,500 for The Man Without Guilt, a Staragara production.
Two debut-feature projects by women filmmakers have also received funding: €349,981 are going to Rahela Jagrič Pirc's The Space Within Us (Arsmedia) and €96,000 to Maja Prelog's Cent'anni (Cvinger Film).
Finally, two feature-length documentaries have been awarded grants: Igor Vrtačnik is getting €61,400 for the Film Horizont production Skozi moje oči (lit. “Through My Eyes”), and €50,000 go to Jurij Gruden's Senca Studio production Iza bitne zavese (lit. “Behind the Byte Curtain”).
The full amount of allocated grants is €2,485,881.
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