The Eurimages jury, composed of Jonas Dornbach, Tamara Tatishvili and Bart van Langendonck, underlining the high quality and diversity of the Projects of this year’s MIA|Cinema Co-Production Market, awarded the Eurimages Development Award 2018 of 20.000 euros to “The Nightsiren” directed by Tereza Nvotova and produced by Milos Lochman for moloko film, with the following motivation: “to elevate a traditional story to a credible contemporary actuality with a distinct cinematographic language, following the journey of the two female protagonists on the brink of reality and myth”.

The jury was very satisfied with the good balance of the selected works between women’s and men’s representation (50/50%) and above all applauded the courage of the young directors to tackle new and stimulating topics.