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Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021 opens door for applications – Deadline July 31

The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival announced today the call for applications to the Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021, which provides in-kind grants for visual and sound post-production of documentary and hybrid films at the stage of production or post-production.
30-06-2021

THE 55TH KARLOVY VARY IFF UNVEILS ITS OFFICIAL SELECTION, RETROSPECTIVE AND INDUSTRY PROGRAMS

The official selection of the 55th KVIFF, which takes place from 20 to 28 August, 2021, features 32 premieres. The films will make their bow in the fest’s two competitions and Special Screenings section. Karlovy Vary will also celebrate the work of The Film Foundation via an extensive tribute.
30-06-2021

THE 55TH KARLOVY VARY IFF UNVEILS ITS OFFICIAL SELECTION, RETROSPECTIVE AND INDUSTRY PROGRAMS

The official selection of the 55th KVIFF, which takes place from 20 to 28 August, 2021, features 32 premieres. The films will make their bow in the fest’s two competitions and Special Screenings section. Karlovy Vary will also celebrate the work of The Film Foundation via an extensive tribute.
29-06-2021

Announcing the 15th Festival of tolerance in Zagreb

15 consecutive years “Festival of tolerance” from Zagreb, Croatia founded by Branko Lustig, a two time Oscar winner and survivor of Holocaust, is keeping the memory of Holocaust and teaching empathy through films, discussions and art The popularno Festival of Tolerance will take place this summer from 1 to 10…
28-06-2021

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT FEATURE FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES!

Only a few days left to submit narrative feature films and documentary films to the 29th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography. The deadline is Wednesday, 30th June 2021. The deadline for other categories (music videos, TV episodes, student etudes) is 31st July 2021.
25-06-2021

Record Number of Romanian World Premieres at Transilvania IFF 2021

Romanian Cinema is the star of the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (July 23-August 1, Cluj-Napoca). Committed more than ever to its mission to promote and support Romanian cinema, the festival includes in this year’s program an impressive selection of 45 Romanian productions — 32 features and…
24-06-2021

Fest Anča introduces a diverse Traditions programme, with headliners Adi Gelbart and Nina Pixel

The 14th Fest Anča has something for everyone, with so much more than animated films – such as great music and an accompanying programme that includes concerts, parties, lectures, and even readings. Concerts (which will only stay online for 24 hours after performance) and discussions will be freely available on…
24-06-2021

Hungarian festival Revamped and Moved to Lake Balaton

In collaboration with the organizers of the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – European Capital of Culture programme, the National Film Institute has refashioned the top event of Hungarian cinema this year: the domestic celebration previously held in Budapest under the name of Hungarian Film Week gets combined with a summer feeling and…
23-06-2021

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event launches co-financing market for drama series

TV Beats Co-Finance Market and Script Pool Tallinn plan to welcome the finalists in Tallinn, Estonia at the end of November and present to the final pitches live on stage. Photo: Johan Huimerind For the first time, Black Nights Film Festival and its summit and trade fair for audiovisual industry…
22-06-2021

This year’s Fest Anča will screen Kubala’s Bloody Lady and a horror stop-motion from Chile

14th Fest Anča introduces its feature films programm Fest Anča 2021 is right around the corner, bringing its feature films programme. For online and live-event visitors, the festival’s dramaturges have prepared unique and celebrated films that directly or indirectly hint at this edition’s theme – Traditions. This is present in…
18-06-2021

Fest Anča 2021 – non-traditional traditions

This summer, Fest Anča International Animation Festival will bring a selection of the best and most compelling Slovak and international animation, but with a twist: Fest Anča’s 14th festival edition will be primarily online. Although the festival will open its gates to a limited number of live viewers in Žilina,…
15-06-2021

Another Czech Animation Will Be Competing in Annecy

The international animated feature film The Crossing, with the significant participation of Czech creators, will be competing in the main competition of Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the largest animated film festival in the world. This year it will be already a third feature length film with a Czech imprint…
11-06-2021

61st Krakow Film Festival Winners Announced

“Far Eastern Golgotha”, “The Hangman at Home” and “Walk with Angels” are the golden winners of the 61st Krakow Film Festival. On Saturday, 5 June at the Kijów cinema, the international jury awarded the best documentaries, shorts and animated films that had been competing for experts’ and audiences’ attention both…
07-06-2021

OPEN CALL BIDFF #7 - POTENTIAL WORLDS

BIDFF - Bucharest International Dance Film Festival invites filmmakers, dance artists, animators, visual artists and digital art makers to submit their works for the competitional section of the festival. The festival takes place each year in September, in multiple locations from Bucharest, Romania. BIDFF encourages syncretism and dialogue between movement…
06-06-2021

New Sarajevo Film Festival Awards: Hearts of Sarajevo for TV series

The Sarajevo Film Festival is introducing a new award category: Hearts of Sarajevo for TV Series, wishing to promote high-quality regional television series and their authors, actors, and actresses, and to heighten their international appeal. TV drama series and comedies that had been premiered from 01 September 2019 to 31…
02-06-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Goes To Cannes Projects Announced

Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) and Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event are proud to announce the five projects taking part in Tallinn Black Nights Goes To Cannes this summer. For the first time Black Nights Film Festival joins the well established Marché du Film showcase "Goes to Cannes", presenting 5 international…
02-06-2021

FEST ANČA 2021 FROM THE COMFORT OF YOUR HOME

Visitors will experience the 14th edition of Fest Anča International Animation Festival online, getting their regular fix of the very best animation from the last two years through their devices – despite the pandemic.
01-06-2021

THE ECFA EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS AWARDED AT ZLÍN FESTIVAL

Zlín – On Sunday, May 30, the ECFA awards for the best European children's films were announced in Zlín as part of the online part of the Zlín Film Festival. The awarded films were the Lithuanian short film Matilda and the Spare Head, the French documentary Foward, and the feature…
31-05-2021

Riga International Film Festival launches its visual identity and announces the first films

The eighth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) will take place on 14-24 October this year. The festival invites audiences and filmmakers to a carefully curated selection of exceptional and current films, and continues to enhance the northern European cultural space by developing an internationally recognised cinema event in Latvia.
26-05-2021

One World Festival Starts

Today marks the start of the 23rd edition of the One World International Human Rights Film Festival throughout the Czech Republic. This years slogan – “Connection Lost” – refers to one of the phrases most frequently encountered by people meeting with the use of the technological options offered by the…
10-05-2021