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Eurimages support the film debut of Nikola Ljuca

Eurimages Fund will provide financial support for 16 feature films, including Humidity, the debut film written and directed by Nikola Ljuca and co-written by Staša Bajac.

The decision was made at the 136th meeting of the Council of Europe fund for the support of cinema held in Strasbourg from 13th to 16th of October 2014.

Support from Eurimages is the latest in a series of recognitions that the project has received so far, while still being in development and production.

The Development of Humidity was initiated in February 2011 at the Berlin Film Festival Script Station platform for development of scenarios.

The script was one of only 12 from around the world which has received support from Hubert Bals Fund for Development and has been included in the "Boost" screenplay development program.

It was presented with great success at the Sarajevo Festival (Cinelink) and Rotterdam (CineMart) film markets where it received awards for script development - in Sarajevo, the Arte International Relations Prize awarded by the French TV ARTE, and in January 2012 at the Rotterdam Festival, the Eurimages Co -Production Development award, which the Council of Europe awards to the most promising projects in that year.

At the most recent session in Strasbourg, Eurimages support was awarded to projects of such prominent directors such as Thomas Vinterberg and Corneliu Porumboiu.

The producer of the film Humidity is Dart Film from Belgrade, with the support of Cinnamon production, and the whole project will be realized as an international co-production between Serbia and the Netherlands.

Filming has begun in August in Belgrade. The film stars Miloš Timotijević and Tamara Krcunović.

The cast includes Dragan Bakema, Katarina Marković, Jasna Ornela Beri, Fedja Stojanović, Slaven Došlo, Marija Krakman, Vanja Ejdus, Jelena Stupljanin, Vladimir Aleksić, Milan Marić, Borka Tomović, Milena Živanović, Biljana Keskenović, Tanja Petrović, Slaviša Čurović, Milutin Petrovic, Milica Majkić and others.

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