SOFIA: The festival programme for the 19th International Sofia Film Festival has been announced. This year Sofia is celebrating 100 years of Bulgarian Cinema. The film festival will gather films, guests, stars, journalists and cinema fans from 5-29 March 2015.
PRAGUE: On the occasion of the East Doc Platform in Prague, the KineDok project and its website will be officially launched on 6 March 2015.
TBILISI: Georgian Minister of Culture and Monument Protection Mikheil Giorgadze and the European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Tibor Navracsics have signed an Agreement on Georgian participation in the Creative Europe Programme in Brussels.
WARSAW: Maciej Dejczer is shooting a sequel to Letters To Santa, a romantic comedy that sold 2.3m tickets in 2011.
Within the key industry meeting of documentary filmmakers, East Doc Platform, Institute of Documentary Film will introduce a new international project, focused on alternative distribution of creative documentary, KineDok, on March 6, 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic.
TALLINN: Estonian Film Institute has announced the first round of this year’s minority coproduction grants. The grants total to 190,000 EUR out of the annual budget of 280,000 EUR and will go to four productions with minority Estonian stakes.
WARSAW: Ostatnia Rodzina/Last Family, Jan P. Matuszyński’s debut feature will focus on the relationship between the painter Zdzisław Beksiński and his son Tomasz Beksiński, a renowned music journalist and translator, who both passed away tragically.
PRAGUE: The 15th edition of East European Forum will take place in Prague within the 4th East Doc Platform from 2 to 8 March 2015.
BUCHAREST: CINEPUB, an online and free of charge platform for Romanian films, will be launched on YouTube on 26 February 2015.