3 Days in Quiberon’ Takes Berlinale Co-Production Market Prize
The Eurimages Co-Production Development Award, which comes with Euros 20,000 ($22,672), went to “3 Days in Quiberon,” a project set to be directed by Emily Atef. It was presented at the Berlinale Co-Production Market by the German company Rohfilm.
“The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea,” from Greek director Syllas Tsoumerkas, received a special mention.
The Euros 10,000 ($11,336) VFF Talent Highlight Pitch Award went to “Biencuidao.” The project was presented in Berlin by its producer Gema Juarez Allen from Argentina and its director Abner Benaim from Panama. The prize goes to a project selected in the Talent Project Market.
Macedonian producer Emilija Chochkova was nominated for the VFF Talent Highlight Pitch Award with her project “The Secret Ingredient,” as was French producer Guillaume de la Boulaye with his project “One Thousand.” They received a cash prize of Euros 1,000 ($1,133) each.
The ARTE International Prize went to Marsela Said’s “Los Perros,” which is produced by Chile’s Jirafa and France’s Cinema Defacto. The prize, which comes with Euros 6,000 ($6,805), honors “an exceptionally creative project” selected for the Berlinale Co-Production Market.