Eurimages, the Council of Europe's film support fund, extended a grant of EUR 50,000 to the film Deadweight directed by Ignas Miškinis. The film is produced by Tremora (Lithuania) and coproduced by Film Angels Productions (Latvia), reports the Lithuanian Film Centre.
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In the list of supported projects - another coproduction of Baltic countries - Pretenders. It was supported with EUR 120,000. The film will be directed by Vallo Toomla and is a co-production of Amrion Ou (Estonia), Locomotive Productions (Latvia) and Uljana Kim ir Ko (Lithuania).

In total Eurimages supported 27 European co-production projects during this session. A total of EUR 7,745,000 has been distributed.

Eight co-productions with the Lithuanian participation have received the Eurimages' support since the country became a member: Low Lights by Ignas Miškinis (EUR 160,000; Lithuania-Germany), and The Golden Horse by Valentas Askinis (EUR 350,000; Latvia-Lithuania) in 2008; Back to Your Arms by Kristijonas Vildžiūnas (EUR 140,000; Lithuania-Germany-Poland) in 2009; Frozen Silence by Gerardo Herrero (EUR 600,000; Spain-Lithuania), and Vanishing Waves by Kristina Buožytė (EUR 150,000; Lithuania-France-Belgium) in 2010; The Gambler by Ignas Jonynas (EUR 100,000; Lithuania-Latvia) in 2012; The Summer of Sangailė by Alantė Kavaitė (EUR 110,000; Lithuania-France) in 2013; and Seneca's Day by Kristijonas Vildžiūnas (EUR 220,000; Lithuania) in 2014.

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