Minority co-production support

Minority co-production support shall be allocated to an Estonian producer for participation in a project of an international full-length feature film, long documentary film (50 minutes or longer) or animation film provided that the main producer of the film project is not a legal entity registered in Estonia and that the Estonian co-producer owns property rights for the film that are proportional to his or her participation. The recipient of minority co-production support shall spend 100% of the EFI support allocated for the film project on economic activity in Estonia.

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“A Winner is Seen at the Start” wins the 2021 edition of When East Meets West

The Kazakh project “A Winner is seen at the Start” is the winner of the 5.000 EUR Film Center Serbia Award at the 11th edition of When East Meets West. The debut film of the writer-director Zhannat Alshanova is produced by  Yevgeniya Moreva for Almaty-based Steppe by Steppe. The story follows 19-year-old Mila, who joins an experimental swimming school, but after the death of a teammate, a series of revelations come to light. The film also received the Pop Up Film Residency Award, and Alshanova was also crowned with the European Women’s Audiovisual Network Award for the Best Woman Director, which was given out for the fifth year in a row at WEMW.
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