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LIVE WEBINAR: “Coping with uncertainty – navigating live-action children’s film releases through pandemic”

Join us today during the live webinar “Coping with uncertainty – navigating live-action children’s film releases through pandemic”. Start: 12:00 CET. ZOOM. You still have time to register! Learn more and register What if I can’t attend live? Mondays are busy. We feel you. :) The webinar will be recorded.…
01-12-2020

MIDPOINT Cold Open extends the deadline till Friday, December 4

MIDPOINT Cold Open targets independent producers, with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to high-end series content. You can now apply until this Friday, December 4, 2020, find more information here & access the application from here.(The program is participant-based, only one producer per company is accepted.)
01-12-2020

Film O’Clock International Festival proudly announces its first edition (February 27 - March 3) featuring an innovative concept

Film O’Clock International Festival aims to expand the love for cinema and for humankind beyond any borders, and welcomes everyone to its first edition, that will take place between the 27th of February and the 3rd of March 2021. The film selection and the agenda of the festival will soon…
01-12-2020

Tangible Utopias, the pioneering VR project directed by Ioana Mischie, catalyzed by the civic imagination of children celebrates the first international milestones

“Tangible Utopias is an exploratory VR experience immersing the viewer as a first person into an Odyssey of potential future city scenarios as envisioned by children around the world, with the purpose of inspiring the future of society. ” (Ioana Mischie, transmedia artist/futurist) You start watching the trailer and it…
30-11-2020

Animated Film Abandoned Village Premiered in Japan

After the successful world premiere in Japan, the Georgian animated film "Abandoned Village" is preparing for the European premiere.
30-11-2020

The Croatian series project AFTERPARTY wins the HBO Europe Award at MIDPOINT TV Launch

Czech branch of HBO Europe grants again a financial award at MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020, held online within the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event of the Tallinn Black Nights FF. After six months of training, the TV Launch program peaked with the Season Finale pitching presentation held on Thursday, November 26,…
27-11-2020

The Croatian series project AFTERPARTY wins the HBO Europe Award at MIDPOINT TV Launch

Czech branch of HBO Europe grants again a financial award at MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020, held online within the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event of the Tallinn Black Nights FF. After six months of training, the TV Launch program peaked with the Season Finale pitching presentation held on Thursday, November 26,…
27-11-2020

WINTER IS COMING AS SO KIDS KINO INDUSTRY TALKS ARE!

During the last month and a half, we have been cooking up something special. After the series of the Inspirational Webinars in summer, we are ready to present fresh new monthly webinars coming for you. Join us! It’s totally free. First KKI Talks webinar “COPING WITH UNCERTAINTY – navigating live-action…
26-11-2020

MIDPOINT Cold Open: Your entry to series industry

MIDPOINT Cold Open targets independent producers, with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to high-end series content. Offering practical knowledge connected to the developing, producing and financing of drama series content in Europe, the program will familiarize its participants with the current landscape, industry preferences and will…
24-11-2020

Lili Horvát’s Venice Days Premiere PREPARATIONS TO BE TOGETHER FOR AN UNKNOWN PERIOD OF TIME is the Official Hungarian Entry for the Academy Awards

The „personal story about the role of projection in love” was awarded Chicago IFF New Directors Competition’s Golden Hugo, Philadelphia FF’s Best Narrative Feature, Valladolid IFF’s Golden Spike and a FIPRESCI Prize at Warsaw IFF among others. Int’l sales are handled by NFI World Sales. “Slippery, supple and sinuous” –…
24-11-2020

goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film presents the last winner of its 20th edition // ZANA receives the Audience Award

The competition section of goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, consisting of 16 was supposed to take place from May 5-10 2020, was postponed to November due to Corona. Thanks to the commitment of the festival team and the support of sponsors and funders, the 20th edition…
23-11-2020

AnimatekaPRO programme is revealed!

AnimatekaPRO is the Animateka festival platform for animation professionals and students. It was conceived as a place where one can learn about the latest trends, be updated on the latest developments, and meet exciting film professionals while exploring the fantastic world of animated film! Even though the festival is moving…
23-11-2020

MIDPOINT lectures and panels at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

The upcoming edition of our dear partner Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is just around the corner and we are more than proud we could partake in the shaping of the industry expert program of the event. Apart from bringing 9 TV Launch projects for a “Season Finale” pitching and networking…
20-11-2020

Meet the Kids Kino.Lab 2020/21 Participants

We are thrilled and excited to welcome the projects which have been selected to the 5th edition of the Kids Kino.Lab, international script development programme. 32 entries from 14 countries were submitted to the Kids Kino.Lab – the discussion took almost 3 hours and here they are! The Kids Kino.Lab…
20-11-2020

Ventana Sur opens on November 30th both online and in cinemas in 6 cities

Ventana Sur is the most important market for audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry. Organized by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, Ventana…
19-11-2020

MIDPOINT Intensive CZ projects selection

MIDPOINT Institute announces six feature-length projects who will receive online consultations by renowned script consultants Gyula Gazdag and Franz Rodenkirchen! Selected projects are: Agnes Tereza Brdeckova, writerDagmar Knoepfel, directorKarla Stojakova, producerPavlina Muzikarova, producer assistant Johnson TownStepanka Cervinkova, writer / directorMartina Moudra, producer Near / FarOndrej Erban, writer / directorJakub Jira,…
19-11-2020

Animateka International Animated Film Festival reveals this year's programme!

Due to the situation we found ourselves in, Animateka will take place online between 30.11. and 9.12.2020, but this does not mean that the programme will be curtailed, as this year it is as diverse and as high quality as it was in previous years. The programme counts 338 shorts…
17-11-2020

Croatian titles at 24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festivalp

The Dawn Three Croatian films to screen in different festival sections of the prestigious festival held in the Estonian capital, this year in hybrid format, 13th – 29th November. The second instalment of The Sun Trilogy, the fiction feature The Dawn, directed and written by Dalibor Matanić and produced by…
13-11-2020

European organizations support Slovenian film community facing disastrous governmental pressure as public film funding is blocked

Our organisations, representing authors, screenwriters, directors, actors, crew, producers and members of the film community across Europe, join in support of the Slovenian Federation of Filmmakers’ Guilds against the effective shutdown of its national industry, following administrative changes that have allowed the Slovenian government to choke the financing of Slovenian…
13-11-2020

CICAE on the agreement on the EU budget Important signal for European film industry

Demand: Recovery plans budget should be doubled in the crisis
12-11-2020