ESFUF contributors are proud to announce the renewal of the fund in 2024

The European solidarity fund for Ukrainian films (ESFUF) was launched precisely a year ago during the 73rd Berlinale. In its first year, two calls were issued – one per semester – and 29 projects were supported. Two years after the full-scale invasion in Ukraine and ten years after the beginning of the war, ESFUF members […]

ESFUF SELECTION RESULTS OF 2nd CALL

On Monday December 11th, the ESFUF jury, composed of 7 experts from the European film industry, convened in Paris to review and select projects from the second call. This time, a total of 86 applications were received. Out of these, 18 projects, with a combined budget of 761 020 €, have been selected to receive […]

ESFUF ANNOUNCEMENTS IN CANNES: SELECTION RESULTS AND NEW CONTRIBUTORS

    Selection results At the occasion of the Cannes International Film Festival, the results of the first selection round of the European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films were announced by the Jury President, Marianne Slot. A total of 11 projects for a global amount of 523 000 € will receive support to development and […]

ESFUF: FIRST RESULTS ANNOUNCED IN CANNES

After the launch of the European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films in Berlin last February, the results of the first call will be announced on Sunday 21 May at 4pm during the Cannes Film Festival. The event will be accessible by invitation only.The projects were selected by the ESFUF jury, composed of 7 experts of […]

A new European initiative to support Ukrainian cinema is launched during the Berlinale

After months of preparation, the EFAD, the film agencies and Culture Ministries from 13 countries launched, in presence of Culture Ministers Claudia Roth (Germany), Rima Abdul-Malak (France) and Sam Tanson (Luxembourg), during the 73rd edition of the Berlinale the European Solidarity Fund for Ukrainian Films. This unique solidarity action aims at helping Ukrainian filmmakers while […]