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LJUBLJANA: The 5th edition of the EU Audiovisual Authors’ Workshop in Ljubljana (4-5 March 2019) looked into the potential implementation of the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market and the opportunities and challenges faced by audiovisual authors in getting fair value for the exploitation of their work.

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF and its sub-festivals announce dates for its 23rd edition.The main festival and the youth and children’s strand Just Film will run from the 15th of November until the 1st of December and the international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts will take place from the 19th until the 27th of November.

PRAGUE: Nine films will vie in the New Europe Competition of the 26th Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest, set to take place from 21 to 29 March 2019.

Greta Stocklassa is currently making Kiruna 2.0, a film about the relocation of a Swedish mining town. Being half-Swedish, Stocklassa is opening another opportunity for Czech documentary film to get closer to Europe, something more and more often attempted by young Czech filmmakers.

Beldocs Industry 2019 is funded by European Union, through Creative Europe MEDIA, Access to Market call. Last 10 days to apply different section of Beldocs Industry, deadline is 10th of March. Projects in development, work in progress, rough cut from Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine, are eligible to apply. Projects should be either main production or co-production of countries listed above.

Here are the open calls for project in development workshops and presentation of projects in production, of the Beldocs Industry 2019 which will be held in Belgrade 9-13 May.

Beldocs in Progress

Beldocs in Progress (BIP) International – a platform to present international documentary projects from Western Balkans and Post-Soviet Media countries to international industry.

Beldocs Academy

Beldocs announce open call for the authors and/or producers of feature documentary films in early stage of production to submit their projects for 3 full day course with international tutors.

Documentaries for Kids & Youth Development Workshop

Beldocs and EDN are looking for fresh, innovative and edgy projects in development with intentions about telling real life stories to younger target audience.

Also, interesting discussions on hot topics, lecturers, One on One meetings with international film professionals will be organized as a part of Beldocs Market, which is going to be held in the same time.

Beldocs Industry 2019 will be held in the scope of Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival in Belgrade.

As you know the MEDIA programme actively supports the training of professionals from new member countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Republic of Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tunisia & Ukraine).

To this end, CARTOON encourages applications for scholarships to its CARTOON MASTERS. The next Cartoon Business will be held in Tampere (Finland) from 23rd to 25th April 2019.
CARTOON will cover hotel (3 nights from 23rd to 26th April) and meals, and refund up to a maximum of 200 EUR for transportation expenses.

Cartoon Business is a top-level seminar focusing on the new generation models of financing and revenues brought about by the changes in the production and distribution markets. See the programme here and consult the list of international speakers.

For further information on scholarship, please consult this page
In order to apply for a scholarship, please return us by 15th March 2019 this form together with a motivation letter and a CV.
You may directly address your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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ZAGREB: A sequel to Lionsgate’s action film The Hitman's Bodyguard starring Samuel L. Jackson, Salma Hayek and Ryan Reynolds is expected to start shooting in Croatia on 4 April 2019.

BORDEAUX: Ten projects from CEE countries are among the 66 projects selected for the Cartoon Movie pitching event taking place in Bordeaux, France from 5 to 7 March 2019.

Prague, 6 March 2019 – The 21st annual One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival starts tonight. Under the motto, “Safe Proximity,” the festival explores the subject of identity and the search for what brings us together. “Documentary films often present stories from distant corners of the world, stories of people with whom, at first glance, we have little in common. But we want to show that even distant stories can feel close to us, that they affect us, and that we can learn from them or relate to them,” explains the festival’s director, Ondřej Kamenický. One World is screening 117 films from 51 countries, and will feature 148 international guests.