BUDAPEST: Documentary filmmakers, film critics and students are invited to apply for the Film Critics Workshop, the DocLab Workshop and the Student Jury at the 19th edition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in Budapest 8 – 20 November 2022.

During the CineLink Industry Days in cooperation with the Sarajevo Film Festival, on 17 August 2022, the directors of film centres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro signed a three-year Memorandum of Cooperation, which has resulted from the successful organisation of the first international programme dedicated to actors from this region, promoting their networking as well as increasing their mobility and visibility in the European film industry.

VALLETTA: The period drama War Sailor / Krigsseileren directed by Gunnar Vikene, which was partly shot in Malta as a Maltese minority coproduction, was selected for the Toronto IFF (8 – 18 September 2022). The film opened the Hagesund Film Festival (20 – 26 August 2022) in Norway, winning the Audience Award.

Dear partners, colleagues and friends, We are proud and excited to share with you the news of Verzió Documentary Film Festival's new calls. Applications are open for documentary filmmakers and film critics to workshops offering tutoring with experts as well as to university students wishing to be part of this year's student jury.

SIBIU: The 29th edition of Astra Film Festival has announced its official selection. Eight titles will compete in the New Voices in Documentary Cinema Competition, ten in the Central and Eastern Europe Competition and 11 in the local competition Romania Open. The festival will be held 9 – 16 October 2022.

SOFIA: American production Red Sonja directed by M.J. Bassett and starring Matilda Lutz, Wallis Day and Robert Sheehan is currently shooting at the Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia.

Three out of four documentaries screened at #AFF2022 will be premieres

BUDAPEST: The 5th edition of the Budapest Classic Film Marathon, a festival of restored films, will be held from 13 to 18 September, organised again by the National Film Institute – Hungary. This year the festival will focus on Hollywood’s Central European roots.

LODZ: The first and only onsite module of the 2022 edition of the CEE Animation Workshop is currently taking place in Łódź, Poland  22 - 28 August 2022.

The fourth edition of the CEE Animation Workshop has entered its second-to-last module. The first and only onsite module of this year’s edition is taking place in Łódź, Poland. Between 22 and 28 August 2022, Vienna House Andel’s Hotel is hosting 11 projects in development, 26 participants, 10 guest expert lecturers and 25 Polish animation industry representatives.