FNE IDF DocBloc: Submission Due for East Silver Market

The first deadline for East Silver Market is 31 May 2020.
15-05-2020

FESTIVALS: The 46th IFF EKOFILM Calls for Submissions Until End of May

"We are interested in strong stories," says the President of EKOFILM.
08-05-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: HotDocs

IDF supported films will screen online at HotDocs.
08-05-2020

Czechs to Reopen Cinemas as Covid-19 Declines

PRAGUE: The Czech government has announced the re-opening of cinemas on 11 May 2020, earlier than originally planned.
04-05-2020

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Cancels 2020 Festival

PRAGUE: The organisers of the Karlovy Vary IFF have announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition, citing the Czech Republic’s ongoing measures to fight the coronavirus and the worldwide situation.…
29-04-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Applications

Applicants have until the end of April to submit their projects for Ex Oriente.
24-04-2020

OBITUARY: Artemio Benki

PRAGUE: French director/producer/distributor Artemio Benki, whose film career spanned thirty years in the Czech Republic, died in Paris on 15 April 2020.
20-04-2020

OBITUARY: Gene Deitch

PRAGUE: American animator Gene Deitch, who moved to Prague in 1959, died on 19 April 2020 at the age of 95.
20-04-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: CEE Films at Online Visions Du Réel

Ex Oriente and East Silver Caravan films will have screening slots at the online edition of Visions du Réel.
17-04-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Teams Up With Pitch the Doc

Ex Oriente Film is now accepting submissions through Pitch the Doc.
10-04-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex-Oriente Masterclass Goes Online

Ex-Oriente is offering a masterclass on editing by tutor Niels Pagh Andersen online.
03-04-2020

FESTIVALS: Zlin Moves to September Dates

ZLIN: The Zlin Film Festival, the world’s oldest and largest film festival for children, has announced that it will delay this year’s event until September. The 60th edition of the…
30-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Submit Your Project to Ex Oriente Film

Apply now to Ex Oriente Film 2020 and get a tailor made training for the development of your film with the help of more than 30 world renowned film professionals!…
27-03-2020

Film Production in Czech Republic May Decrease by Up to 75%

PRAGUE: The Czech audiovisual industry is experiencing a major crisis, with film production expected to decrease as much as 75% by the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus situation.
23-03-2020

Zlin FF Postponed, Transylvania IFF Awaits Decision while Transilvania Pitch Stop Calls for Projects

ZLIN: The 60th edition of the Zlín Film Festival has been postponed from 29 May-6 June 2020 to 4-10 September 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Transilvania IFF is…
23-03-2020

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF 2020 Calls for Applications

JIHLAVA: Applications are open for the 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, set to take place from 27 October to 1 November 2020.
20-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Vratislav Šlajer

PRAGUE: Another Czech producer with an international outlook is Vratislav Šlajer of Bionaut.
20-03-2020

East Doc Platform Announces Winners

PRAGUE: Olha Zhurba’s project Roma (working title), a coproduction between the Ukraine, the Netherlands and Denmark, received the East Doc Platform Award at the 9th edition of East Doc Platform…
17-03-2020

MIDPOINT Postpones April and Early May Activities

PRAGUE: MIDPOINT has decided to postpone its activities planned for April and early May 2020. Their new dates will be announced soon.
17-03-2020

Czech Government Closes Borders to 18 Countries and Declares COVID-19 Emergency

PRAGUE: The Czech government has announced it is shutting its borders to foreigners from 18 high risk countries starting at midnight on Friday 13 March. This includes Austria, Belgium, China,…
13-03-2020