EAVE+ is a workshop event for independent producers with a solid track record and international experience, wishing to network with their colleagues from Europe and the rest of the world over one long weekend (4 days).

High profile international key note speakers will be invited to jointly discuss with the invited producers issues of business development, new business models, future ways of financing/producing/distributing films, company sustainability and future developments of the international market, taking a look also at other industries and best practices on an international level.

EAVE+ will take the form of an intense four day group work session led by of EAVE Head of Studies Jani Thiltges (Samsa Film, LU) together with EAVE+ consultant Michael Weber (The Match Factory, DE). Each day will start with a keynote session by one of the international guests. All speakers will participate actively in the group work and be available for 1-2-1 meetings in the afternoon.

The event will take place in Luxembourg from September 19-23, 2013 in the design hotel "Le Place d'Armes". 

Guests of the first edition include:

US indie producer Mike S. Ryan (Greyshack Films, USA), Bo Erhardt (Nimbus Film, DK) and management coach Michael Comyn (IE) who will work with the attending producers on management strategies, presentation to funders and investors, communication on new media platforms and other related issues.

Topics tackled: 

How to grow as a company? How to reinvent yourself after failure? How to sustain a viable business and structure your company? What kind of manager are you? What is the future of film finance? Where are we heading with VoD? What can we learn from the US indies? Which new business models are there? How to achieve a better life work balance? 

EAVE+ is especially designed for professionals wishing to extend their network internationally and to actively participate in a global forum seeking new opportunities and models for the future.

The event is open to a maximum of 12-15 independent producers from Europe and the rest of the world.EAVE+ will be organized twice a year with different keynote speakers and topics addressed at each workshop session.

Find out more about the application and the participation conditions on  http://eave.org/programmes/eave/ or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The extended deadline for applications is June 28, 2013.

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Best regards, 
The EAVE team

19th Sarajevo Film Festival is proud to announce that CineLink Work in Progress call for entries is now open.


On June 1, 2013, Jarmila Outratová became the new Head of Industry Office, in charge of the Jihlava Industry Programme.

We’re very happy to announce that the 48th edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF will – once again – host several Slovak films in its competition, non-competitive and retrospective sections.


Ceremony of prestigious Jan Karski Eagle Award took place on June 12th 2013 at Palace on the Isle - Royal Lazienki.

Ivan Trojan awarded Golden Nymph for Outstanding Actor in Burning Bush at Monte Carlo Television Festival, A Dream in the Making wins three awards at Krakow Film Festival.

Same as last year, the 2013 edition of MECEFF – Mediaş Central European Film Festival offers a series of special events such as the already mentioned program "Guest Country: Germany". Thus, during MECEFF 2013, the audience will enjoy a series of films selected by the President of the festival, Mr. Radu Gabrea, and presented within the section "The President's Selection”.

Please note that it’s only three weeks left for feature film submissions. Late entries will be accepted subject to a fee. For details and deadlines for other categories please read on.

Prague, 6 June 2013 – The first Czech & Slovak Film festival starts tomorrow in Melbourne, Australia. The festival will open in the exclusive spaces of the Capitol Theatre, a building that opened in 1924 and is one of the most notable historical buildings in Melbourne, with this year’s winner of the Czech Lion for best film, David Ondříček’s In the Shadow. The opening was preceded by the start of an exhibition of Jiří Trnka in Gallery Domov as well as the showing of some of Trnka’s films.


CALL FOR ENTRIES Aristoteles Workshop, 8th edition. 22 August – 22 September 2013, Vama, Romania.

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