RE-ACT co-development funding

24. January 2017
RE-ACT announces six selected projects in the second round of co-development funding

During a brief ceremony held in the framework of the annual When East Meets West Co-production Forum in Trieste, the representatives of Croatian Audiovisual Centre, Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund and Slovenian Film Centre, the partner funds of the transregional audiovisual cooperation and training initiative RE-ACT set up in 2015, announced a selection of six projects, recipients of the second round of RE-ACT co-development funding support.

RE-ACT co-development funding scheme which can support up to six projects per year with a minimum of 10,000 Euros per project is intended for feature-length fiction, documentary, animation and experimental projects, as well as short animation projects in advanced stages of development, and is aimed at filmmakers and producers from the territories of the partner funds who wish to co-develop projects together and foster closer professional ties in between Croatia, Friuli Venezia Giulia (IT) and Slovenia.

Six projects in question, awarded 10,000 Euros each, were chosen out of 22 applications in total, by the Programme Council of the RE-ACT, in consultation with two renowned European film experts: Françoise von Roy and Martichka Bozhilova, for fiction/animation and documentary projects respectively.

List of selected projects:

1. Dark mother earth, writer: Kristian Novak, Rok Biček, director: Rok Biček, fiction
delegate producer: Daniel Pek, production: Antitalent (Croatia), co-production: Cvinger film (Slovenia)

2. Don't forget to breathe, writers: Martin Turk, Gorazd Trušnovec, director: Martin Turk, fiction
delegate producer: Ida Weiss, production: Bela film (Slovenia), co-production: Quasar Media (Italy), Studio Dim (Croatia)

3. Half-Sister, writers: Damjan Kozole, Urša Menart, director: Damian Kozole, fiction
delegate producer: Daniel Hočevar, production: Vertigo (Slovenia), co-production:
Nefertiti (Italy), Propeler (HR), Baš Čelik (Serbia)

4. Menocchio, writers: Alberto Fasulo, Enrico Vecchi, director: Alberto Fasulo, fiction
delegate producer: Nadia Trevisan, production: Nefertiti (Italy), co-production: Antitalent (Croatia)

5. Riders, writers: Dominik Mencej, Boris Grgurović, director: Dominik Mencej, documentary
delegate producer: Miha Černec, production: Staragara (Slovenia), co-production: Antitalent (Croatia), Transmedia (Italy)

6. The Champion, writers/co-directors: Giordano Bianchi, Martina Marafatto, documentary
delegate producer: Paola Sponda, production: Border Studio Soc. Coop. (Italy), co-production: AVI film (Slovenia)

List of participants of the third RE-ACT Workshop will be announced during European Film Market (Berlinale) in February 2017.

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