Dr. Roberto Olla

Comments come as 10 countries set to sign the Council of Europe’s revised co- production convention in Rotterdam.
Roberto Olla, the head of European co-production fund Eurimages, has said that the UK’s rumoured re-joining of the fund following last year’s Brexit vote is unlikely to happen any time soon. Speaking to Screen, Olla said that he believed the idea was “more wishful thinking than a real strategy,” adding that he has had “no contact” from the national bodies in the UK regarding the topic. However, he also added that “the door is always open” as long as the UK remains in the Council of Europe… (click for more at Screendaily)