BUDAPEST: Hungarian legendary filmmaker Márta Mészáros will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th European Film Awards Ceremony on 11 December 2021.

BUDAPEST: Péter Bergendy’s period horror Post Mortem has been selected by the Hungarian Oscar Selection Committee as Hungary’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.

BUCHAREST: Alina Grigore’s debut feature and winner of the Golden Shell at the 69th San Sebastian FF, Blue Moon / Crai Nou has been sold by Patra Spanou Film for distribution in Spain.

LUXEMBOURG: The 14th edition of the CinEast Film Festival will focus on Slovenia, which is celebrating 30 years of independence and is currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The 2021 CinEast Film Festival will take place in a hybrid format in Luxembourg 7-24 October 2021.

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Workshop will open to participants from all MEDIA participating countries in 2022, not just from countries with low production capacity. The submission deadline is 15 November 2021.

This year, the CinEast Film Festival will focus on Slovenia, described in the announcement as “a country with a rich and interesting film history, celebrating thirty years of independence and currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union”. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place in a hybrid form at various festival venues in Luxembourg between 7 and 24 October.

TRIESTE:  Submissions for the 2022 edition of the When East Meets West (WEMW) Co-Production Forum, dedicated to documentaries and feature films in development from all over Europe and beyond, are welcome until 30 October 2021. The next edition of WEMW will take place 24-28 January 2022.

WARSAW: The call for projects for the next edition of the international script development workshop Kids Kino Lab is open till 15 October 2021.