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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival opens a year-round online cinema

Opening this month, Tallinn Black Nights (PÖFF) launches an online cinema where films can be watched all year round throughout Estonia's territory. The kick-off event will screen five films of the Women's Nights Film Festival, followed by films from the programme of the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival.
03-03-2021

DOCU ROUGH CUT BOUTIQUE 2021 call for entries

One more year has passed and it was definitely a challenging one! We hope you stayed healthy and that you are ready to embrace the new 2021, bringing new beginnings and opportunities to all. What we are eagerly looking forward to in 2021 is the 11th edition of Docu Rough…
02-03-2021

Online Cinema DAFilms Launches Program of Works Selected by 11 Festivals across North and South America

Streaming service DAFilms is partnering up with 11 film festivals from across both American continents this month for a spectacular program of 12 titles hand-picked by festival programmers and directors entitled “Recommended By… Festivals”. These partner film festivals, some of the best-regarded nationally and internationally for non-fiction cinema, themselves chart…
01-03-2021

CICAE at Berlinale EFM 2021

The evolution of the Arthouse Exhibition 3 March // 16:00 - 17:00 // via zoom (with pre-registration) and youtube The film industry is at a point of resetting. This panel, bringing together representatives of the film industry and policy makers, aims at reimagining the industry. The opening question is how…
26-02-2021

LAUNCH OF THE NEW HORIZONS VOD PLATFORM

We are thrilled to share with you the news about the launch of the New Horizons VOD platform. The NH VOD platform is co-created by the team at the Kids Kino International Film Festival parent of Kids Kino Industry and Kids Kino.Lab. We are proud and happy that the selection…
26-02-2021

What's Slovak in Berlin 2021?

Dear colleagues and friends, virtual Berlinale and EFM give you an opportunity to meet multiple talented Slovak filmmakers and producers while also catch up with Slovak cinema at market screenings. Berlinale Talents has two participants from Slovakia, both directors and producers: Barbora Berezňáková and Matúš Krajňák. Teodor Kuhn is participating…
25-02-2021

Slovenia at the 71st Berlinale

This year’s 71st Berlin International Film Festival is a “hybrid event”, taking place in two stages – the online presentation of the official programme for the film industry representatives will last from 1 to 5 March; while the audiences will be able to see the selected films live between 9…
25-02-2021

Czech films at festivals BERLINALE & EFM

Two Czech minority co-productions are part of the official Berlinale selection. Six other Czech features and series will be screened at the European Film Market and the Czech Film Fund, represented by its divisions Czech Film Center and Czech Film Commission, will be present at the market with a virtual…
24-02-2021

EU Filmmakers welcome initiative to bring Artistic Freedom in focus at EU-level

Today, the event “Media and artistic freedom under attack - Europe has to act” organized by the S&D Group in the EU Parliament brought much-needed focus on a worrisome trend of undemocratic interference in the media and cultural sectors in Europe. As an organization representing filmmakers at European level and…
22-02-2021

MIDPOINT Intensive at Sofia Meetings!

Special edition of our MIDPOINT Intensive program was tailored for Sofia Meetings (running online, March 17–24, 2021), the international co-production market which takes place online during the Sofia International Film Festival. MIDPOINT Intensive Sofia Meetings is a one-off online training program open to 1st and 2nd feature film projects in…
19-02-2021

Sumbissions open to Ji.hlava 2021 & EMERGING PRODUCERS 2022

Film submissions to the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF are now open! We are now receiving submissions for the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF and look forward to seeing your films. We accept feature-length and short films, animated and interactive documentaries. The films premiered in Jihlava have a chance to be nominated for the…
17-02-2021

"Let's go!"

60 Years of Manned Space Flight– Homage to Yuri Gagarin // Pop-Up Culture at the Pan-European Picnic // Anti-Oscar Night with Radu Jude and Dan Perjovschi // Accreditation and Press Conference As Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin set off from Kazakhstan’s Tyuratam spaceport on 12 April 1961, on the first manned…
17-02-2021

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn and Je suis Karl selected for Berlinale

Two Czech minority co-productions have been selected for the upcoming Berlinale. Radu Jude returns to the Berlinale Competition with his latest feature film Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, subtitled Sketch for a Popular Film, made in co-production of Romania, Luxembourg, Czech Republic and Croatia. Je suis Karl, a new…
12-02-2021

KKI TALK “BEYOND STEREOTYPES: CREATING STORIES FOR A YOUNG AUDIENCE” – CHECK WHO IS GOING TO JOIN US

As many of you may know Kids Kino Industry teamed up with JEF and WANDA to bring you the next KKI Talk “Beyond Stereotypes: Creating stories for a young audience”. Today, we are delighted to walk you through the details about this talk and introduce our speakers who will join…
12-02-2021

Ex Oriente Film tutors

The 3rd session of the Ex Oriente Film workshop 2020/21 will take place during the East Doc Platform (March 6-17, 2021, online). Find all about the tutors who will help filmmakers develop their documentary projects! The lead tutors of the 3rd Ex Oriente Film workshop are documentary expert Mikael Opstrup,…
12-02-2021

Film Education Connecting the Region

Film education plays an important role in the development of children and young people, since film is one of the cultural and art forms they prefer and most often turn to. At the international online seminar, more than a hundred representatives of key institutions in the broader region sought ways…
12-02-2021

Press release "Abandoned Village" (Animation film, 14 min)

For the first time, Georgian animation film at the Tokyo Museum of Photography at Yebisu International Festival For Art & Alternative Vision, 5 - 21 February 2021. Screening: 2/9 Tue. 18:00 2/21 Sun. 11:30 The theme of this year's festival is "E-MOTION GRAPHICS" The film is selected in the section…
12-02-2021

Online Cinema DAFilms Launches Asian Domain With Kazuhiro Soda Retrospective and Wang Bing’s Cannes-Selected Dead Souls

Streaming service DAFilms, following the successful introduction of a new Americas domain early in 2020, is celebrating the Chinese New Year with the launch of a bespoke platform in Asia, giving documentary and festival enthusiasts on the continent a chance to explore diverse Asian cinema from across Asia all year…
12-02-2021

Press Invite Kick-Off Show

We are delighted to invite you to join, discover and celebrate the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2021 INVITATION TO THE VIRTUAL KICK-OFF SHOW 10:00 AM GMT // 11:00 AM CET PRESENTED BY EFP & VARIETY HOSTED BY EDITH BOWMAN Joined by Special Guests: Game of Thrones' Pilou Asbaek and The Undoing's…
09-02-2021

The Grand Prix for the short film Sisters at the festival in Clermont Ferrand

The main international award at the most important short film festival went to a Slovenian film. On Saturday, 6 February, the 43rd Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, which took place remotely as of 29 January, came to an end. The main international award at this most important short film festival…
09-02-2021