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23 EU-backed films in the spotlight at Césars

27/02/2017

Twenty-three films supported by the MEDIA programme were nominated for the Césars Awards.

ELLE by Paul Verhoeven and Frantz by François Ozon received 11 nominations each. Ma Loute by Bruno Dumont followed closely with nine nominations and Mal de pierres by Nicole Garcia with eight nominations.

The total EU contribution for these 23 films amounts to over € 6.6 million. These films received support from the development and distribution schemes of the MEDIA programme.

The 23 MEDIA-funded films with 75 nominations:

See here the full list of nominations and the list of Awards.

About Creative Europe MEDIA

The MEDIA Sub-programme of Creative Europe is designed to support European film and other audiovisual industries. It provides funding for the development, promotion and distribution of European works within Europe and beyond. It invests in the training of producers, film distributors, directors, and screenwriters to help them adapt to new technologies. Each year, MEDIA supports around 2,000 European projects in film, television, including series and other audio-visual works, which are distributed digitally in cinema, on television and through video on demand.

More information on the programme