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goEast Goes On: Central and Eastern European Cinema Returns to the Theatre

On site, in person and on the big screen: goEast 2020 presents postponed festivalOn site, in person and on the big screen: goEast 2020 presents postponed festivalsections at DFF cinema in Frankfurt // “Film Heritage in Transition” Symposium shedslight on a turbulent era with gripping imagery from 24 to 27…

45th Gdynia Film Festival will take place in 2020

FPFF_22-09-2018_02_fot. Anna Bobrowska WARSAW: The 45th edition of the Polish Feature Film Festival in Gdynia will take place from November 9-14, 2020. Film screenings will take place without the participation of the audience. "In order to meet the expectations of the film industry, the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film…

Open Calls for the Film Industry Office of Odesa IFF!

Pitching, Work in Progress and East Series have opened the calls for submissions with the deadline set for August 1, 2020. Due to the pandemic situation, the Odesa International Film Festival will be held online, September 25-October 3, and the dates of its Film Industry Office are set for September…

Participants of the 11th edition of New Horizons Studio+ selected

New Horizons Studio+, organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland is a training programme for directors and producers developing their first or second feature film. It involves workshops and lectures on various aspects related to the promotion and development of projects. 11th edition of New Horizons…

COCO GOES ONLINE: open call & awards 2020

The East-West co-production market connecting cottbus will be held on 4-6 November 2020 entirely online. “With the project presentations at the core of the event, we will focus on the networking aspect among all participants and provide a vivid space for dialogue and exchange for the industry in Autumn, as…

Kids Kino Industry goes online and announces its final selection of projects!

Kids Kino Industry (formerly known as the Warsaw Kids Film Forum) is going to welcome industry representatives on 29.09–02.10 to join the extended programme performed fully online. The decision to move the event online was based on the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation as well as on talks with industry…

World Premieres at Transilvania IFF’s Romanian Days

Richer than ever in premieres, the Romanian film program of the 19th Transilvania International Film Festival includes a record 21 features and 16 shorts which will screen in the presence of filmmakers in Cluj-Napoca between July 31 and August 9. 15 of these will have their Romanian premieres, while 7…

New films of Magnus von Horn, Anna Kazejak, Andrzej Jakimowski and Paweł Łoziński among 24 selected projects I Polish Days at New Horizons IFF

The 2020 edition of Polish Days, one of the most important industry events in Poland, will take place July 27 - 29 online. Even though the New Horizons IFF, that usually is a frame for Polish Days, has been moved to November 2020, Polish filmmakers will have a chance to…

Sumbissions are open - Baltic Event Co-Production Market, Script Pool Tallinn and more!

9 July / What's cooking? Submissions are open for Baltic Event Co-Production Market! Send in your script for Script Pool 2020 8 projects are selected for European Genre Forum Powr Baltic Stories Exchange calls for participants

The European Genre Forum announces projects for 2020!

The European Genre Forum EGF, taking place for 6th time this year, has selected eight projects to attend two talent labs in 2020. The eight projects are invited to attend two talent labs in 2020, the first one, The Producing Lab takes place at Fantastic Zagreb, July 16 -19, 2020.…

The Awards of 24Sofia International Film Festival 2020

The SUMMER edition of the festival presented a total of 111 films from 48 countries. There are 51 films planned with screenings at the Cinema House and at different open spaces. 88 films can be screened ONLINE from everywhere in Bulgaria till July 19 on online.siff.bg. The Awards Ceremony took…

Polish project at Sofia Meetings

The Sofia Meetings co-production market starts today. LOVE LAND directed by Viktoria Marinov and produced by Entertain Pictures, is the only one qualified project from Poland. The main character of LOVE LAND is Viktoria, a Polish girl with Bulgarian roots, who sets out on a journey across the Balkans to…

Animation artists, get ready. Registration for ANIMARKT Pitching 2020 now open

An in-kind contribution of 100 thousand PLN for the production of two best projects, professional software or 2-week artist residency in Argentina. These are some of the prizes for the 15 finalists of ANIMARKT Pitching 2020, who will have an opportunity to present their projects during the world’s only event…

A global initiative by TIFF for establishing geoblocking in online festivals

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival has taken on a global initiative for the protection of films and festivals in the digital era, starting a plea for using geoblocking technology in online film festivals. The plea has already been signed by 18 big film festivals from all over the world.

17th Sofia Meetings 2020 Online Edition

Dear Friends, We hope you are in a good health and humor! After the successful online edition of WiP we have a plan for the Feature Films Pitching presentations. It will happen online in the period 3th - 8th July. Pitchings and individual meetings 3th/4th/5th July. Some of the additional…


Only a few days left to submit narrative feature films and documentary films to the 28th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography. The deadline is Tuesday, 30th June 2020. The deadline for other categories (music videos, TV pilots, student etudes) is 31st July 2020.

133 films from 39 countries have entered the 46th EKOFILM IFF! Again, the viewers have much to look forward to this year

Brno (25 June 2020) Every year, the EKOFILM festival, which has long been organised and financed by the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, opens up some of the current environmental topics of the present. This year, the topic is sustainable consumption. In addition to dozens of competitive…

Invitation: East-West Index at Cannes Docs / Marché du Film Online

Which Regions are Under-Represented in Programming of Film Festivals and Why? In the time of growing concern over gender and racial equality in the film industry we have decided to bring attention to the programming selection process of film festivals with regards to balance of the world regions. Let us…

Connect with Black Nights Film Festival at the Marche du Film! Film and projects submissions are open

BLACK NIGHTS AT THE MARCHE The Estonian Film Institute, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, North Star Film Alliance and Estonia's regional film funds are all taking part in the Cannes Virtual Market via the virtual Estonian pavilion. The programme is as follows: 22-23 of June – Estonian Film Institute 24th…

Spectacular success of the 60th Krakow Film Festival

On Sunday, June 7th, the 60th Krakow Film Festival finished with the screenings of the awarded films; it’s the first film festival in Poland that happened entirely online and ended in the Kino Pod Baranami cinema in Krakow! During the 8 festival days we organised 230 screenings and showed 172…