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Digitally restored film Night Riders will world premiere at Lumière Festival in Lyon

Night Riders heading to Lumière Festival! We are thrilled to announce that digitally restored Slovak classic Night Riders, from the collections of the National Film Archive of the Slovak Film Institute, will be world premiered at the 11th Lumière Festival in Lyon (10 – 18 October 2020).

RE-ACT opens call for co-development funding scheme and First Cut Lab autumn session

For the sixth time, the RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) initiative announces its call for project co-development funding and is once again joining forces with First Cut Lab, opening its call for the autumn workshop session for feature fiction films in editing phase. Deadline for applications is 15 November…


Nearly 40 events, participants from 34 countries, meetings with the most decision-making people in the industry, a chance to work in the American LAIKA studio or a course at the Aardman Academy. The guests include Mike Cooper, Andy Gent, Magda Bieszczak or Melanie Coombs - creators known for their work…

TONI & FRIENDS will have its world premiere at Warsaw Film Festival!

The feature film "Toni & Friends", a Numa Film production directed by Ion Indolean, will have its world premiere at the prestigious Warsaw Film Festival, in the Free Spirit competition section. The event, at its 36th edition, will take place between October 9-18. A Category A festival, according to the…

Six talented professionals selected for MIDPOINT Writers' Room

Second edition of this unique MIDPOINT program focused on TV writing is announcing its participants. The program, which runs online through October 14-23, 2020, will be led by two tutors, Ben Harris (UK) and Gabor Krigler (HU). They will help the participants to get acquainted with the structure, hierarchy and…

23rd Festival of Slovenian Film ready to kick off in an adapted format

Running from 6 to 11 October 2020 in Ljubljana, the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film (FSF) will open on Tuesday, 6 October, with the screenings of the feature documentary Antigone – How Dare We! and the short film Inseparable. The context of this year’s edition and its new features in…

2020 Kids Kino Industry Winners Announced!

On Friday evening at the Kids Kino Industry the awards were presented to the best projects selected to be pitched at the forum. The winners has been announced during online Closing Ceremony. Kids Kino Industry awards: Audiovisual Technology Center (Ceta) – Post Production Award worth PLN 60.000 Pop Up Film…

Throwback to the 17th CICAE Training programme

The 17th edition of the international training course "Art Cinema = Action + Management" organised by CICAE took place last month, from 31 August to 6 September, on the island of San Servolo in Venice.


CICAE appeals to all levels of government to support cinemas CICAE, the international confederation of arthouse cinemas, is very concerned about the future of cinema as a cultural venue. "If effective immediate measures for our sector do not take effect soon, bankruptcies can be expected" says Christian Bräuer, President of…

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST opens call for its new special hybrid Co-Production Forum!

The last months have seen a drastic change of the world as we knew it. We all had to quickly and instinctively adapt to radically new circumstances. The next edition of WEMW will reflect this new reality with a brand new format, while keeping an eye on the usual care…

Agnieszka Holland in #online conversation with the Polish film critic Barbara Hollender * #24SofiaIFF

On the 1st of October at 20.00 CET, a unique conversation will be held #online between Agnieszka Holland and the Polish film critic Barbara Hollender The latest film by the acclaimed director, “Charlatan”, will be presented in Sofia at the special FIPRESCI Gala Screening on the 3rd of October at…

World premiere of Dalibor Matanić’s The Dawn at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

scene from The Dawn The second title in The Sun Trilogy – The Dawn, a fiction feature directed and written by Dalibor Matanić and produced by Kinorama, will have its world premiere in competition of the prestigious Black Nights festival held in the Estonian capital. The 24th edition of the…


It is with great sadness that we received the information about the death of Michael Chapman, an outstanding American cinematographer, director and music video maker. Director of photography of Raging Bull and Taxi Driver among others, died at the age of 84 on Sunday, September 20 of congestive heart failure.…

TV series Succession, partly shot in Croatia, wins seven Emmys

The second season of series Succession, an HBO production, wins the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 72nd annual Emmy Awards, held in virtual format due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Succession also won for Lead Actor, Guest Actress, Casting, Directing, Writing and Picture Editing, all in the…

Fully online still impressive. ANIMARKT 2020

Crème de la crème of world stop motion animation, that is Mike Cooper, Andy Gent, Magda Bieszczak and Melani Coombs – masters known for their work on the films: "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit", "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children", "Isle of Dogs", " Harvie Krumpet” or…

EFA Feature Film Selection Complete with Six Further Titles

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions take great pleasure in announcing the six titles of the second part of this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection.

Ecology as an international theme of the film workshops of the 7th edition of WAMA FILM FESTIVAL. Join the students!

Only until September 25, cinema enthusiasts aged 18-25 can register for international film workshops during the 7th edition of the WAMA Film Festival in Olsztyn. The task of the participants of this year's meetings will be the production of short films on social issues focused on issues related to climate…

Call for EAVE Producers - Busan International Film Festival

Dear EAVE Producers, For the upcoming online edition of the 23rd BUSAN International Film Festival - Asian Contents & Film Market 2020, which will take place from October 26 – 28, we are offering free accreditations to 10 EAVE alumni from Asia and Europe. If you are interested, please send…

EFA Feature Film Selection Complete

The European Film Academy and EFA Productions take great pleasure in announcing the six titles of the second part of this year’s EFA Feature Film Selection. Due to Covid-19 and the related restrictions, the EFA Feature Film Selection 2020 was announced in two steps: 32 Films were already announced in…

How to run sustainable film companies: EAVE+ is kicking off in Luxembourg!

The 10th edition of EAVE+, takes place from September 22-27, 2020 at the hotel Parc Belle-vue in Luxembourg. We are thrilled to be able to hold the event physically in Luxembourg with a slightly reduced size and with reinforced sanitary safety measures. 8 experienced producers from 6 countries and 6…