FNE Visegrad Prix nominations for best fiction coproduction announced

Nominations for the second edtion of the FNE Visegrad Prix for best fiction film coproduction from a Visegard country have been announced. The films are all screening in Hungary, in the Jameson CineFest – Miskolc International Film Festival's (17-25 September) official programme. The final selection will be made by the festival’s main jury and announced at the festival’s closing ceremony.

The Prix is an initiative of Film New Europe and backed by the International Visegrad Fund (www.visegradfund.org) The prize is being awarded to recognize the artistic achievements of filmmakers in the Visegrad countries and to encourage cultural co-operation between partners within Visegrad countries and partners in other European countries of the European Union as well as internationally. The competitive prize is organized together with the support of Jameson CineFest - Miskolc International Film Festival (www.cinefest.hu) in Hungary, International Bratislava Film Festival (www.iffbratislava.sk) in Slovakia, Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (www.dokument-festival.cz) in the Czech Republic and Era New Horizons International Film Festival (www.enh.pl) in Poland. The winner will receive 1000 Euros cash prize along with 5000 Euros of publicity on FNE throughout the year and promotion at other participating film festivals. A further Prix for best documentary coproduction film will be awarded at the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (25-30 October 2011).

FNE Visegrad Prix Nominations for best fiction coproduction from a Visegard country.

Jameson CineFest – Miskolc International Film Festival 2011

Best Intentions directed by Adrian Sitaru

Production Co: 4 Proof Film (Romania) www.4prooffilm.ro

Coproduction: Cor Leonis Films (www.corleonisfilms.hu), HI Film Productions (www.hifilm.ro)

The Other Side of Sleep directed by Rebecca Daly

Production Co: Fastnet Films (Ireland)

Coproduction: KMH Films (Hungary) www.kmhfilm.com, Rinkel Film (Netherlands)

Sales: Memento Films International

The Lost Town of Switez directed by Kamil Polak

Produced by Human Ark (www.human-ark.com) Poland

Coproduced by: Se-Ma-For Produkcja Filmowa (www.se-ma-for.com) Poland, Archangel Film Group (Switzerland), Denis Friedman Productions (France), Telewizja Polska S A (www.tvp.pl) Poland

Supported by Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl), CNC, Poitou-Charente Region, National Film Board of Canada

Esterhazy directed by Izabela Plucinska

Produced by Donten & Lacroix (www.dontenlacroix.eu)

Coproduced by: Clay Traces (Germany), Telewizja Polska S A (www.tvp.pl) Poland

Backed by the Polish Film Institute (www.pisf.pl), Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg (www.medienboard.de), BKM (www.deutsche-kultur-international.de), MEDIA programme (www.ec.europa.eu )

Contact: fneprix@filmneweurope.com

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