Wolfsbergen two major Dutch film awards

Last Saturday Wolfsbergen has been awarded with two major awards at the Netherlands Film Festival. After being nominated in six categories (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actress, Best Male Supporting Role, Best Photography), Jan Decleir and Richard van Oosterhout went home with a Golden Calf award.

Wolfsbergen selected for Toronto 2007

Nanouk Leopold’s Wolfsbergen has been selected for the Contemporary World Cinema section of the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. Wolfsbergen will be released in the Netherlands on the 23rd of August.

Calimucho shoot started

This week shooting has started of Calimucho, Eugenie Jansen’s docu-feature written by Natasha Gerson in cooperation with Rogier de Blok. Calimucho tells a relationship triangle story set in a small circus on the verge of breakdown. The fictional story will be created in an existing circus during its tour along Dutch campings in the summer […]

Acclaimed Dutch novel optioned

Circe Films has, together with Isabella Films, optioned the film rights to the novel It is Silent Up There, the debut smash hit by Dutch writer Gerbrand Bakker. The novel’s translation rights had already been sold by publisher Cossee to Germany (Suhrkamp), France (Gallimard), UK (Harvill Secker), USA (Random House) and also to Australia, Turkey […]

Special mention Wolfsbergen in Berlin

Wolfsbergen by Nanouk Leopold has been honored with a special mention from the Caligari Film Prize. A four-person jury awards the Caligari Film Prize to a film in the Forum. The prize is sponsored by the “German Federal Association of Communal Film Work” and filmdienst magazine.

Extra funding for Calimucho

The Dutch Film Fund has given a boost to Eugenie Jansen’s Calimucho. In addition to the support of 450.000 Euro, Calimucho received another 350.000 this week. Earlier this year, the Fund invited eight projects that were blocked in their financing to apply for extra money. The extra production support went to two – “the most […]

Wolfsbergen selected for Berlinale 2007

Nanouk Leopold’s Wolfsbergen has been selected for the International Forum of New Cinema of the next Berlin Film Festival. The first screening will be on February 11.

Now She Yells selected for Cinemart Rotterdam 2007

Now She Yells by Esther Rots has been selected to participate in CineMart 2007, the co-production market of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (Jan 28-Feb 1, 2007). In Now She Yells a 30-year old woman looks back on her rather unachieving life, and decides to take action.

Principles of Life supported by Hubert Bals Fund Plus

Rumanian director Radu Judes debut film Principles of Life has received production support through Circe Films. Ada Solomon from Hi Film Production in Bucharest is the producer of the film. Principles of Life shows one day in the life of a fifty-year old, divorced businessman, who tries to take his family to the Bulgarian seaside […]

Circe Films co-producer of Spring Ritual

Circe will act as a co-producer of Belgian director Patrice Toye’s second feature Spring Ritual. Patrice Toyes debut Rosie won critical acclaim when internationally released. Spring Ritual, written by Bjrn Olaf Johannessen and Toye herself, won this years Sundance NHK Award. The film depicts a man who decides to disappear and to start a new […]