The time of year has come when film projectors fall into the festival rhythm, ceaselessly projecting analogue and digital images onto cinema screens. The time has come to celebrate the art of animated cinema.

Yesterday the winners of the TV Beats Co-Financing Market, organised for the 2nd year, were announced. The jury selected the Portuguese drama project Finisterra as the most promising project receiving a 3000 euro monetary prize presented by Elisa.

Sarah Polley and Ali Abbasi to receive the DDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD at 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

TBILISI: The Student-Youth Council working in Guria (Georgia) have launched a crowdfunding campaign aiming at raising funds to buy technical equipment for a bus-cinema which will screen films mainly for the young audience in the region.

ISTANBUL: Meetings on the Bridge, the industry platform of the Istanbul Film Festival, has launched the call for applications for its Neighbours Platform. The deadline is 17 February 2022.

BUDAPEST: Balint Dániel Sós is currently shooting Minden rendben (working title Growing Down), a drama starring Szabolcs Hajdu. The film is supported by the Incubator Programme of the National Film Institute – Hungary.

BUDAPEST: Hungarian film producer Áron Sipos has died at age 75. He was a co-founder of FocusFox Studio.

TORUŃ: The American production Tár directed by Todd Field and lensed by Florian Hoffmeister received the Golden Frog in the Main Competition of the 30th edition of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival.

NICOSIA: Romantic comedy The Islander, directed by Stelana Kliris and produced by Meraki Films from Cyprus and US Uinta Productions, has entered the final stage of production. The film starring Harry Connick Jr. was entirely shot in Cyprus, the regions of Peyia and Nicosia.