Magazine article Screen International

Netherlands Film Fund Supports Six

Magazine article Screen International

Netherlands Film Fund Supports Six

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Whit Stillman's Love and Friendship and Hany Abu-Assad's Arab Idol among six international co-productions supported by the Netherlands Film Fund.

Six international co-productions are being backed by the Netherlands Film Fund through its special budget for selective funding for Dutch minority co-productions.

Whit Stillman's Love and Friendship and Lucrecia Martel's Zama have both been granted [euro]100,000, while Catti Edfeldt & Lena Hanno Clyne's Siv Sleeps Astray receives [euro]150,000.

Hany Abu-Assad's Arab Idol and Aktan Arym Kabut's Centaur have been backed by the Fund with [euro]75,000 and Andreas Johnsen's documentary Bugs rounds off the selection with [euro]50,000.

Full details are as follows:

Love and Friendship (feature)Dutch co-producer: RevolverProducer: Bl!nder Films (IR)Co-producers: Chic Films (F)Director and script writer: Whit StillmanGranted: [euro]100,000

Arab Idol (feature)Dutch co-producer: KeyFilmProducer: Idol Film Production Ltd (UK)Director and script writer: Hany Abu-AssadGranted: [euro]75,000

Zama (feature)Dutch co-producer: Lemming FilmProducer: Rei Cine (AR)Co-producers: Bananeira Filmes (BR), El Deseo (SP), MPM (FR) Louverture Films (USA)Director and script writer: Lucrecia MartelGranted: [euro]100,000

Siv Sleeps Astray (feature)Dutch co-producer: Viking FilmProducer: Snowcloud Films (SE)Director: Catti Edfeldt & Lena Hanno ClyneScript writer: Lena Hanno Clyne & Thobias HoffménGranted: [euro]150,000

Centaur (feature)Dutch co-producer: Volya FilmsProducer: ASAP Films (FR)Co-producers:Pallas Films (DE), Oy Art (Kyrgyzstan)Director: Aktan Arym KabutScript writers: Aktan Arym Kabut , Ernest AbdyjaparovGranted: [euro]75,000

Bugs (documentary)Dutch co-producer: SubmarineProducer: Danish Documentary (DK)Director and script writer: Andreas JohnsenGranted: [euro] 50,000

Credit: ian. …

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