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Dot on the Map Industry Days opens registrations for accreditation

ANNOUNCEMENT 2nd Dot.on.the.map Industry Days 21- 23 April 2021 ACCREDITATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE! In the framework of the 19th Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2021and in partnership with Thessaloniki International Film Festival Agora The 2nd edition of Dot on the Μap Industry Days, the co-production, training and networking platform…
27-03-2021

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2021 EDITION OF THE ASTRA FILM FESTIVAL

The 28thedition of the Sibiu International Film Festival will take place in two stages: 27 August –12 September (online & open air) and 11 – 16 October (Astra Film Junior) A new edition of the most important documentary film festival in Central and Eastern Europe, Astra Film Festival, is being…
26-03-2021

goEast Online and On Demand

"Life Demands Brave Decisions" –Courageous Selection Highlights Full Diversity of Cinema in Bioscope Section // The Open Frame Award Opens Eyes to Innovative Forms of Cinema It is with great regret that the organisers of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film must concede that the current outlook…
24-03-2021

THE AWARDS 25th SOFIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The 25th anniversary Sofia International Film Festival presented in the spring of 2021 a total of 134 films from 53 countries. There are 129 films planned with screenings at the cinemas in Sofia and in other cities, 73 films can be seen ONLINE from everywhere in Bulgaria till April 11th…
22-03-2021

Award-winning films in the programme of the 61st Krakow Film Festival

The Krakow Film Foundation, the organiser of the 61st Krakow Film Festival announces the first films of this year’s programme! Among the many surprising debuts and long-expected international premieres, there are also 3 remarkable documentary films, which were awarded at the most important film festivals in the world: Sundance, IDFA…
18-03-2021

The 61st Zlín Film Festival has announced it visual style and planned form for this year. Its theme will be literature in fil

Zlín – Today at the Film Studios in Zlín, the organizers of the Zlín Film Festival unveiled the new project logo, the visual style of this year's festival and the planned form of its 61st year. Following the main theme of "Literature in Film", the central motif of the visual…
18-03-2021

RIGA IFF Announces Open Call for Competition Sections

The Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) is opening submissions for features, shorts, and music videos to its six competition sections. All submissions will be free of charge for one month, until 17 April. The festival will take place this autumn from 14 to 24 October. The festival’s main award…
17-03-2021

19th CYPRUS FILM DAYS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2021 - Back to the big screen!

After its strongly felt absence the past year, Cyprus Film Days 2021 returns to Rialto’s big screen in Limassol and Zena Palace Cinema in Nicosia, from the 16th to the 24th of April 2021. Organised by the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, the festival…
16-03-2021

NEM DUBROVNIK 2021 WILL BE HELD IN SEPTEMBER

The central TV industry event will be held from the 6th until the 9th of September 2021, mostly outdoors The longtime tradition of B2B gathering of TV professionals in Dubrovnik continues in September this year. Although the initiative plans were for June, the 8th TV market NEM Dubrovnik 2021 will…
15-03-2021

Croatian films at 25th Sofia International Film Festival

Five Croatian titles to screen at the Sofia International Film Festival, the first portion of which is held in hybrid format, 11th – 31st March, while the second portion will take place in the second half of 2021. Dalibor Matanić’s fiction feature The Dawn will be screening in the regional…
15-03-2021

Echoes of Ji.hlava extended to New York, Belgium, France

The Echoes of the 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival will kick off online this Thursday for audiences in the Czech Republic. Selected films will then be available also to viewers in Belgium, France and New York. This year’s Ji.hlava documentary spring will offer award-winning films, discussions with filmmakers and…
10-03-2021

Call for entries for EKOFILM launched, subtitle of festival’s 47th edition is Address: Planet Earth

BRNO/PRAHA/CR – Green and sustainable architecture and accommodation, new technologies in our everyday lives that save natural resources and help us, nature in cities and community life as a return to tradition and self-sufficiency. That’s just a short list of subjects that go together with the subtitle Address: Planet Earth,…
09-03-2021

27th Sarajevo Film Festival: Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award and “Tribute to” Programme dedicated to Wim Wenders

The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival will pay tribute to director Wim Wenders and honour him in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the art of film. The acclaimed director will be presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award and honoured with a retrospective of his selected works in the…
08-03-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces dates and opens film submissions

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF has announced dates for its 25th-anniversary edition and opens submissions for the main festival and sub-festivals PÖFF Shorts and Just Film. The 25th edition of Tallinn Black Nights and the Youth and Children's Film Festival Just Film will run from the 12th until…
08-03-2021

Industry platform gets a boost for the 20th anniversary edition. First Cut Lab Cluj is the newest addition

Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj, Romania) reinforces and expands its industry platform for the 20th edition, in order to address current issues of the film sector and strengthen the Romanian pool of talents and its ties to neighbouring countries. Transilvania IFF was the first major film festival to take place…
04-03-2021

Last call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition 2021

The Metamorphosis of Birds, dir. Catarina Vasconcelos The 21st edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 12 to 22 August 2021. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic cinema that extends the boundaries set by conventional filmmakers is presented —…
04-03-2021

55th Karlovy vary Film Festival to be held in August 2021

This year’s 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will take place from 20 to 28 August 2021. In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic, the organizers of the Karlovy Vary IFF have decided to move the date of this year’s festival. Moving the…
04-03-2021

The Dream of Cinema – YELLOW CAT Poised to Open 21st Edition of goEast

Short, Shorter, Anarchic – The RheinMain Short Film Award and Anarcho Shorts at goEast // Propulsive Balkan Beats // Experimental Film Master Class with Péter Lichter and Márió Z. Nemes Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 4 March 2021 YELLOW CAT (Zheltaya Koshka, Kazakhstan/France, 2020), directed by long-time festival friend Adilkhan Yerzhanov, has been selected…
04-03-2021

Nearly 2,500 films submitted to the 61st Krakow Film Festival

As is the case every year, in mid-February passed the deadline for submitting films to the Krakow Film Festival. In spite of the pandemic, the film-makers managed to finish their works on time and to send nearly 2,500 documentary, short and animated films from all over the world to Krakow.…
23-02-2021

New dates of the 21st IFF New Horizons. Festival passes available from March 10

Dear friends, For many weeks we have been intensively preparing the 21st edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival. In an effort to ensure the highest quality in terms of programming and organization we are planning for this year's event to be a hybrid edition - cinema screenings will…
19-02-2021