“The Champion” wins a financing from RE-ACT
“The Champion” one of the work in progress pitched in Milan, last october, at the industry section of the ‘A Window on the World-Images from Reality’ International Documentary Festival has been awarded a grant for co-development by RE-ACT.
“The Champion” is produced by Studio Border (Trieste) and tells about the extraordinary history of the centenarian athlete Giuseppe Ottaviani, marathon world champion
During a brief ceremony held in the framework of the annual When East Meets West Co-production Forum in Trieste, the representatives of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, the FVG Audiovisual Fund and the Slovenian Film Centre, the three cooperation partners who fund the audiovisual transregional RE-ACT, announced the six winners of the financial support for projects in co-development. Among them “The Champion”.
The six winning projects were awarded € 10,000 each, chosen from 30 applications in total by the RE-ACT Program Council members, togheter with two renowned European cinema experts: Françoise von Roy and Martichka Bozhilova.