Film Sales Support covers up to 45% of marketing costs

LONDON

Six European features and four docus heading to the Sundance Film Festival will receive marketing back-up from European Film Promotion’s Film Sales Support scheme, it was announced Monday.

The FSS scheme, now in its 10th year, covers up to 45% of costs of the marketing campaigns at the fest and facilitates networking with U.S. buyers.

Films from France, Germany, the U.K., Italy, Poland, Austria and Ireland will receive support. The coin reserved for the campaigns totals €47,780 ($63,856). Sundance, which runs Jan. 17-27, is one of the flagship fests for the FSS scheme.

The titles receiving support are “Wajma, an Afghan Love Story,” sold by Doc & Film Intl.; “There Will Come a Day,” sold by Elle Driver; “The Summit,” represented by Image Now Films; “Houston,” represented by Lichtblick Media; “Lasting,” represented by Manana; “Circles,” sold by Memento Films Intl.; “Soldier Jane,” sold by Premium Films; “The Moo Man,” represented by Trufflepig Films; “Selma,” represented by Vixen Films; and “The Stuart Hall Project,” sold by Wavelength Pictures.

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