Vignatti tango film taps prod’n coin

Minds Meet, Tarantula Belgique co-producing

BRUSSELS — Belgium-based Argentinean helmer Diego Martinez Vignatti will receive €70,000 ($103,000) in production aid from the Flemish government for his sophomore feature “La cantora de tangos.”

Brussels shingle Minds Meet co-produces with Tarantula Belgique.

Set in Europe and Argentina, pic tells the story of a tango singer whose life is turned upside down by the end of a love affair. Eugenia Ramirez Miori, the lead in Vignatti’s festival hopping debut “La marea” (Tides), again takes center stage.

The Flemish Audiovisual Fund also announced Monday that it would put $220,000 into “A Cat Day’s Night,” the feature debut of French animation team Alain Gagnol and Jean-Loup Felicioli. Flemish investment is through co-producer Lumiere Prods., while the lead is taken by French studio Folimage.

Planned for a 2010 release, the film is about a cat who spends his days with the daughter of a police chief, but accompanies a cat burglar at night.

Support for documentaries and experimental films worth $662,000 was also announced, covering script, development and production aid for 16 projects.

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