NICOSIA: The 15th Cyprus International Film Festival is accepting applications for its 2020 edition. Both short and full length films are eligible.

WARSAW: The Polish company New Europe Film Sales has sold the Polsih/Swedish coproduction Sweat to ARP in France.

  • the meditative virtual reality experience brings to life an Odyssey of future cities as inspired by the visions of children worldwide with the goal to inspire societal development for the very long term.
  • the most recent virtual reality project is selected for Cannes XR, the global program for immersive entertainment, that will take place in between the 22nd and the 26th of June 2020 in an online setting
  • artistic virtual reality worlds of this kind along with their international recognition open up a new field of artistic creation in Eastern Europe, with the potential to fuel up and revitalize the post-pandemic industry in unprecedented manners. Having a modular design, the project is designed as an ongoing piece, combining pioneering processes of cinematic and computer-generated creation.

On Monday, 15 June, the shooting of the feature The Space Within Us by the director Rahela Jagrič Pirc, who also co-wrote the script with Darja Medić, began.


EFP FUTURE FRAMES - Generation NEXT of European Cinema will be presenting ten selected films directed by some of the most promising European film students and graduates at the official Industry Days (KVIFF Eastern Promises) of this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF). The high-profile programme, which has been expanded by several kick-off events, will be running from 29 June to 8 July, 2020.

For many years, the New Horizons International Film Festival and the European Film Academy have been co-operating in the framework of a special edition of the EFA’s A Sunday in the Country for young film journalists and critics from across Europe.

For the first time, this year’s 73rd Film Market in Cannes will be held online from 22 to 26 June. The Slovenian Film Centre will present three Slovenian features at the virtual film market (Market Screenings 2020). The screenings are mainly intended for the festival selectors, who can ensure that the films have the best possible international festival premieres.

In this extraordinary context, the 24th edition of the European Film Festival (24.EFF) migrates from cinemas to online and takes place from 17 to 21 June on the TIFF Unlimited platform. On June 21, a collection of 18 films made by Romanian directors in isolation will be made available worldwide. 

VALLETTA: The Arts Council Malta (ACM), the Mediterranean island’s national agency overseeing public funding for the creative and cultural sector, has pledged support to 26 non-Governmental organisations – including film bodies – with an investment of 1,020,000 EUR per year, through their currently active partnership agreements.


First Cut Lab Poland is a programme designed for two or three Polish long feature fiction films in editing phase, supported by the Polish Film Institute. This year workshop will take place from 24 - 27 July 2020 in Wrocław during New Horizons International Film Festival in the frame of the industry event Polish Days.

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