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FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - brand new and unique international film festival born in Serbia

We are happy to announce the FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - a festival of video presentations of films and series in development. The first edition is on December 15th 2021. on site in Belgrade, Serbia and online on www.futurefilmsfestival.com

POFF Shorts reveals competition titles for 2021

Award winners and popular festival titles sit alongside new discoveries for audiences to see during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November.

EKOFILM, a festival of environmental documentaries, starts tomorrow on 20 October 2021

BRNO/CZ – Starting tomorrow, Brno will become the epicentre of environmental documentaries for four days. A delegation of filmmakers will be present at the screening of ten competing films at the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival with an environmental theme. Filip Remunda, Joep van Dijk from the Netherlands and Jakub…


The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF, a key European documentary film festival, kicks-off in two weeks! Festival visitors can look forward to three hundred films including the latest Czech and international documentary cinema, a unique retrospective of Romanian experimental film, and a section dedicated to the American thinker and essayist Susan Sontag.…

The Krakow festival is waiting for the best films from around the world.

Every year, at the beginning of October, films from all over the world compete for a prestigious place on the program of the Krakow Film Festival. From 29 May to 5 June and online from 3 to 12 June, the audience at next year’s Krakow Film Festival will get to…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces its 2021 First Features competition lineup

The selection includes ten world premieres, nine international premieres and one European premiere, among the slate of 20 debuts. It’s a diverse, global programme of real contrasts and extremes, including everything from musicals to animation, thrillers and dark comedies, as well as a good dose of surrealism and surprisingly many…

Retrospective sections at the 25th Ji.hlava

REVELATORY RETROSPECTIVE OF THE ROMANIAN EXPERIMENTAL SCENE After many months of preparations and curatorial visits to Romanian archives and galleries we are coming up with this year’s unique retrospective of 24 experimental films created in underground conditions in Romania during the period 1968–1989. The Conference Fascinations: Romania retrospective at this…

Festival sections and thematic overview FilmFestival Cottbus 2021

The 31st FilmFestival Cottbus returns to local cinemas from 2nd to 7th of November and presents its programme of 170 films from 40 (co-)production countries, for the first time, in seven venues and on a total of ten screens. In addition, there will be digital cinema in streaming, parallel to…

First 6 films for Black Nights Birthday * Industry accreditations open * Tarkovsky opera comes to Tallinn

It's our birthday and you're invited. Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event turns 20. We're planning some very special events to celebrate (including an opera!?), but we know great films and great industry events are at the heart of what…

Between cinema seat and living room couch - The 31st FilmFestival Cottbus presents the latest from Eastern Europe in cinemas and via streaming

The 31st FilmFestival Cottbus returns to local cinemas from 2nd to 7th of November and presents its 170-film programme, for the first time, in seven venues and on a total of ten screens. In addition, there is digital cinema in streaming, parallel to the festival and extended until the 16th…

Press accreditation to the 25th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open

The media accreditation to the 25th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF and the audiovisual industry summit Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open! The physical festival takes place from November 12-28 in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia and industry events will take place in a hybrid format from November…

19 films from 9 countries to compete in the international short film programme New Baltic Cinema

The European Film Forum Scanorama presents the 12th edition of the short film competition New Baltic Cinema (NBC), introducing young film talents from nine Baltic Sea Region countries. Traditionally, the Lithuanian programme nominees were invited to NBC breakfast. The short film selection will be shown at this year's Scanorama on…

Call for entries for WEMW Co-production Forum is now open!

DEADLINE: October 30, 2021 The next edition of WEMW will mark the start of a brand-new era in the design and planning of the co-production market. After ten years based on a traditional physical format and one year run fully online, the new generation of WEMW will introduce a new…

2021 Kids Kino Industry Winners Announced!

34 pitchings: 18 in development, 6 in work in progress, 9 projects developed within Kids Kino Lab, 1 market presentation. 2 days of intensive pitchings sessions in front of the Decision Makers gathered in Kino Muranów in Warsaw and online. And here come the announcement!

BIAFF 2021 Closing Ceremony and Awards

BIAFF Film festival closing ceremony took place on 24 September, at Cinema Apollo Festival Jury awarded prizes in three competition sections – Feature Films, Doc Films and Short Films. BIAFF 2021 international competition section’s Jury consisting of five members – Lana Ghoghoberidze – Head of Jury (Georgia), Iryna Gordiichuk (Ukraine),…

Subject: GOLDEN FRUIT PLAN 2021 call for projects till September 30th

Dear Documentary Filmmaker, We would like to invite you to take part in the new documentary pitching program GOLDEN FRUIT PLAN. Golden Fruit Plan is focused on film projects from Europe and China, meant for the audiences from Europe and China. We are looking for the films capable to share…

Irish-UK Producer and European Film Academy Chairman Mike Downey, Honoured with the Kristián Lifetime Achievement Award, at Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest

Mike_Downey_BW_photo_Damil_Kalogjera The Award, will be presented tonight at the opening of the festival by British film and theatre director, three times Academy Award nominee, Stephen Daldry picture: EFA/Getty Images “In the difficult times which we are all experiencing,” says Downey, “I’m delighted that my career as a European producer and…

The Crossing awarded in IFF Zlín

The Crossing / Přes hranici We would love to inform to you that the feature animated film THE CROSSING / Přes hranici was awarded at ZLIN FILM FESTIVAL yesterday – Special Jury Prize in a Feature Films in the Youth Category (Niklas Teng – Chairman of Jury)!!! The largest and…

Women in revolt and other stories: the coco line-up 2021

Connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus, presents this year’s selection of projects in development and works in progress. On 3-5 November, the 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco) will take place as a hybrid event with online and on-site components and we look forward to welcoming…

The astra film festival 2021 has announced its winners

Us Against Us (Andra Tarara, Romania), Night Nursery (Moumouni Sanou, Burkina Faso), Wolves at the Border (Martin Páv, Czech Republic) and Milkless (Lidia Ilie, Romania) are the big winners of AFF2021. Best directors: Olga Lucovnicova („My Uncle Tudor”) – Romania Section and Maja Novaković („Then Comes the Evening”) – DocSchool…