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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…


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…

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…

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…


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.


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…

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.

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…

Transilvania Pitch Stop 2021 - Call for projects

Transilvania International Film Festival (July 23h – August 1st 2021) invites filmmakers to submit their projects to the newest edition of Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS). The industry event will take place between July 29th – 31st 2021 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.


For the first time Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) is joining the well established Marché du Film showcase "Goes to Cannes" with an aim to present 5 international film projects in post-production stage at the Marché du Film in July.

goEast 2021 – Female Filmmakers Receive Highest Honours at the Festival's 21st Edition THIS RAIN WILL NEVER STOP Wins Golden Lily // Best Director Goes to BEBIA, À MON SEUL DÉSIR

The documentary film THIS RAIN WILL NEVER STOP (Ukraine, Latvia, Germany, Qatar, 2020, directed by Alina Gorlova) is the winner of the Golden Lily (endowed with 10,000 euros in prize money), the main award at the 21st edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film in Wiesbaden.…

The New Horizons International FF and American Film Festival artistic directors promoted to festival heads

The American Film Festival has named Urszula Śniegowska as its new director while Marcin Pieńkowski will take over as director of the New Horizons International Film Festival. Both new directors assumed the functions from festival founder, Roman Gutek, who remains president of the New Horizons Association and who will continue…

Polish representation at the 61st Krakow Film Festival

The premieres of the most interesting Polish documentary, short and animated films, returns of the award-winning film-makers and the latest debuts, the award for the contribution to the development of international cinema for Piotr Dumała – in the programme of the Krakow Film Festival there is always a special place…