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Jasna Đuričić Jury President of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival

Renowned actress Jasna Đuričić, winner of numerous awards, including the latest for her role of Aida in “Quo Vadis, Aida?” by Jasmila Žbanić, a film nominated for the Oscar®, is the Jury President of the Competition Programme – Feature Film at the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival. “With the brilliantly played…
20-07-2021

FESTIVALS: Application Open for First Edition of Svaneti International Film Festival

ABOUT Founder and SIFF Announcement (brief about the festival, dates) The first annual Svaneti International Film Festival will open on August 25th, 2021, in Svaneti, Mestia, Georgia (Recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site). The festival is supported by General Sponsor Hotel GISTOLA in Mestia, Georgian National Film Center, Bank of Georgia,…
16-07-2021

18 film projects selected for Baltic Sea Docs anniversary edition

Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs) has concluded the project selection for its 25th edition that will run on 1-12 September. The most important documentary training and pitching event in the Baltic countries, Baltic Sea Docs is focused on projects from the wider Baltic Sea region, Eastern Europe…
13-07-2021

Baltic Shorts grab the spotlight at Cannes 2021

A united group of Baltic short film organizations - Lithuanian Shorts, 2ANNAS Riga International Short Film Festival, SHORT RIGA at Riga International Film Festival, PÖFF Shorts (Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival) and the Estonian Short Film Center - have banded together to showcase a number of new shorts and talk…
12-07-2021

10 feature film projects selected at Transilvania Pitch Stop 2021

Ten projects in development will be presented to industry professionals (producers, distributors, sales agents, representatives of film funds & more) at the Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) this year. The 8th edition of the program includes the presentation of projects in front of potential partners and financiers on the 29th of…
07-07-2021

Ponta Lopud: A new creative hub for young film professionals with Pawel Pawlikowski

Ponta Lopud Event, launched as a new creative hub, in which 15 young but already experienced directors and actors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, North Macedonia and Kosovo, had the opportunity to learn, work and gain new experiences within a masterclass led by Oscar winner Pawel Palikowski. Ponta…
07-07-2021

Transilvania IFF launches Drama Room, a program dedicated to drama series creation and financing

Transilvania International Film Festival (July 23 – August 1) launches Drama Room, a program dedicated to drama series creation and financing, aiming at building capacity locally and within the covered region. Drama Room is open to directors, producers and screenwriters interested in developing and producing series and mini-series and is…
07-07-2021

Anča Awards 2021: Big winners – Sarina Nihei’s Polka-Dot Boy and Eva Matejovičová’s Sanctuary

The 14th Fest Anča International Animation Festival has its winners! Awarded films’ themes such as predispositions, destiny, and family legacy freely allude to this year’s festival theme: Traditions. The main category winner of the Anča Award for Best Animated Short is French film Polka-Dot Boy by Sarina Nihei from 2020.…
05-07-2021

Submissions are open! Baltic Event Co-Production Market, Co-Financing Market for drama series and Script Pool Tallinn looking for projects!

What's cooking? Submit your film project for the Baltic Event Co-Production Market Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event launch Co-Financing Market for drama series Call for projects: Script Pool Tallinn European Genre Forum projects get to grips with producing in Zagreb SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT TO THE BALTIC EVENT CO-PRODUCTION MARKET READ MORE…
05-07-2021

Transilvania IFF unveils the Official Competition. Guillermo Arriagain the Jury

12 titles by first or second-time feature film directors compete for the Transilvania Trophy at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (July 23-August 1, Cluj-Napoca, Romania). All 12 entries are Romanian premieres; 9 of them are feature film debuts for directors who are just starting or directed…
04-07-2021

L'Atelier 2021

The Cinefondation’s Atelier hosts its seventeenth edition this year and will invite to the Festival de Cannes 15 directors whose projects have been considered particularly promising.
01-07-2021

Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021 opens door for applications – Deadline July 31

The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival announced today the call for applications to the Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021, which provides in-kind grants for visual and sound post-production of documentary and hybrid films at the stage of production or post-production.
30-06-2021

THE 55TH KARLOVY VARY IFF UNVEILS ITS OFFICIAL SELECTION, RETROSPECTIVE AND INDUSTRY PROGRAMS

The official selection of the 55th KVIFF, which takes place from 20 to 28 August, 2021, features 32 premieres. The films will make their bow in the fest’s two competitions and Special Screenings section. Karlovy Vary will also celebrate the work of The Film Foundation via an extensive tribute.
30-06-2021

THE 55TH KARLOVY VARY IFF UNVEILS ITS OFFICIAL SELECTION, RETROSPECTIVE AND INDUSTRY PROGRAMS

The official selection of the 55th KVIFF, which takes place from 20 to 28 August, 2021, features 32 premieres. The films will make their bow in the fest’s two competitions and Special Screenings section. Karlovy Vary will also celebrate the work of The Film Foundation via an extensive tribute.
29-06-2021

Announcing the 15th Festival of tolerance in Zagreb

15 consecutive years “Festival of tolerance” from Zagreb, Croatia founded by Branko Lustig, a two time Oscar winner and survivor of Holocaust, is keeping the memory of Holocaust and teaching empathy through films, discussions and art The popularno Festival of Tolerance will take place this summer from 1 to 10…
28-06-2021

ONLY A FEW DAYS LEFT TO SUBMIT FEATURE FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES!

Only a few days left to submit narrative feature films and documentary films to the 29th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography. The deadline is Wednesday, 30th June 2021. The deadline for other categories (music videos, TV episodes, student etudes) is 31st July 2021.
25-06-2021

Record Number of Romanian World Premieres at Transilvania IFF 2021

Romanian Cinema is the star of the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (July 23-August 1, Cluj-Napoca). Committed more than ever to its mission to promote and support Romanian cinema, the festival includes in this year’s program an impressive selection of 45 Romanian productions — 32 features and…
24-06-2021

Fest Anča introduces a diverse Traditions programme, with headliners Adi Gelbart and Nina Pixel

The 14th Fest Anča has something for everyone, with so much more than animated films – such as great music and an accompanying programme that includes concerts, parties, lectures, and even readings. Concerts (which will only stay online for 24 hours after performance) and discussions will be freely available on…
24-06-2021

Hungarian festival Revamped and Moved to Lake Balaton

In collaboration with the organizers of the Veszprém-Balaton 2023 – European Capital of Culture programme, the National Film Institute has refashioned the top event of Hungarian cinema this year: the domestic celebration previously held in Budapest under the name of Hungarian Film Week gets combined with a summer feeling and…
23-06-2021

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event launches co-financing market for drama series

TV Beats Co-Finance Market and Script Pool Tallinn plan to welcome the finalists in Tallinn, Estonia at the end of November and present to the final pitches live on stage. Photo: Johan Huimerind For the first time, Black Nights Film Festival and its summit and trade fair for audiovisual industry…
22-06-2021