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SEE Cinema Network announces latest funding recipients

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- Eight projects in development from eight countries in South-East Europe will receive €9,000 each

SEE Cinema Network announces latest funding recipients
Director Tonia Mishiali, who secured funding for Maya

The 31st session of the SEE Cinema Network's general assembly took place online on 19 January, where the winners of the 2020 funding competition for feature-length projects in development were selected from the pool of 15 films – two from each of the participating countries. Each of the projects, which previously secured funding from their national film funds and have another co-production company from another South-Eastern European country on board, will receive €9,000.

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The winners include the new projects by up-and-coming filmmakers, such as Maya by Cyprus's Tonia Mishiali (Pause [+see also:
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), who is also producing with her outfit Bark Like a Cat Films; Burek by Kosovo's Ismet Sijarina (Cold November [+see also:
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), staged by Leonora Lushtaku (Thumbs Up, AlbaSky); Planet 7693 by Montenegro's Gojko Berkuljan (Iskra [+see also:
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), produced by Marko Jaćimović (A Production); That Burning Light by Greece's Efthimios Kosemund Sanidis (the Clermont Ferrand 2020 Special Jury Prize-winning short All the Fires the Fire), produced by Yorgos Tsourgiannis (Horsefly Films); Teen Bull Terrier, the first feature film as director for prolific Serbian producer Ivica Vidanović (My Morning Laughter [+see also:
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, Horizons [+see also:
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), in production by Nevena Savić (Cinnamon Films); and Sex Cut, the second directorial feature for Albania's Eno Milkani, who produced Florenc Papas' Open Door [+see also:
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and Blerta Zeqiri's The Marriage [+see also:
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, which is being staged by fellow director-producer Gentian Koçi (Artalb Film Productions).

Debut projects such as Georgi Unkovski's DJ Ahmet (North Macedonia), produced by Ivan Unkovski (Cinema Futura), and Vladimir Dembinski's Crissea IV (Romania), with production duties entrusted to Tudor Giurgiu (Point Film), wrap up the selection.

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