Eurimages to support Turkish films
Director Semih Kaplanoğlu’s film ‘Buğday’ has been granted support.The Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages, European Cinema Support Fund, has agreed to support 20 film projects of feature films and two animated films for a total amount 8.3 million euros.
The projects, which were announced during the organization’s 135th meeting in Sarejevo between June 16 and 20, will include two Turkish films: “Mustang” by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, and “Buğday” by Semih Kaplanoğlu.
In the framework of Scheme I (Support for marketing and publicity costs), the board decided to support 28 distributors for the distribution of 146 non-national European films in 11 countries, which includes Turkey. The total support granted represents 816,392 euros.
The Board will also grant technical support by providing digital equipment to three Turkish cinemas, including Cinema Hayal in Fethiye, Cinemarine in Balıkesir and Cinemarine in Bodrum.