Ukrainian script writer receives Cannes Film Festival award

Source : 112 Ukraine

The film by Marysia Nikityuk’s scenario will be released in 2017
10:11, 19 May 2016

Ukrainian director and script writer Marysia Nikityuk received ScripTeast award at Cannes Film Festival  for best scenario in Central and Eastern Europe. She also received EUR 10,000 on production of a film by the scenario “When Trees Are Falling”, press service of State Film Agency of Ukraine informs.

11 projects from seven countries of Central and Eastern Europe participated in the program.

Igor Savichenko’s “Direktoriya Kino” company is working on production of Marysia Nikityuk’s film. The shooting will start in August 2016, the film will be released in 2017. The project has been funded by the state in the amount of UAH 10 million.

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