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PÖFF27 awards have been announced!

The winners of the 27th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF)'s five competition programmes as well as the Just Film sub-festival for youth and children's films were presented with awards at the festival's award ceremony.

Yorgos Lanthimos and Jonathan Glazer to receive the DENNIS DAVIDSON SPOTLIGHT AWARD at PÖFF

The directors of Poor Things and The Zone Of Interest will both receive the annual Dennis Davidson (former DDA) Spotlight Award, which shines a light on diversity and inclusion in cinema. Both prizes will be presented at the Closing Ceremony of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

PÖFF Shorts 2023 winners announced

The international short film and animation festival announced the winners of its 2023 edition this Saturday, November 11 at the PÖFF Shorts Award Ceremony.

FOREVER-FOREVER Impresses at the 33rd CottbusFilm Festival

Anna Buryachkova wins the main prize for the best film in the feature film competition at the 33rd Cottbus FilmFestival. The Ukrainian-Dutch production FOREVER-FOREVER is awarded the prize of 25,000 EUR. The film provides a rare glimpse into the complex emotional world of coming of age for the post-Soviet "90s…


While the 25th anniversary edition of connecting cottbus (8-10 Nov 2023), the East-West co-production market at FilmFestival Cottbus, is still underway, the award winners out of the 13 cocoPITCH and 6 cocoWIP projects were already announced during tonight’s ceremony: The cocoPITCH Audience Award went to the best pitch presentation of…

Lithuania as a guest country participates in the film industry section AGORA held during the 64th International Thessaloniki Film Festival

Lithuania will be presented as a guest country in the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in November 3-11 at the AGORA industry section. One of the most important initiatives of AGORA is the program Bridge to the North, aimed at promoting the cooperation of the Greek film sector with the Baltic…

27th Tallinn Black Nights will show a record number of Ukrainian films

The 27th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will pay special attention to Ukrainian films, as the festival will screen 12 new features and shorts. The festival has also translated part of its website into Ukrainian and will present Banksy's audiovisual project Murals at the Opening Ceremony. The…

27th Ji.hlava / Awards and outcomes

AWARDED FILMS AND FILMMAKERS AT THE 27TH JI.HLAVA The Awards of the 27th Ji.hlava IDFF were presented at Jihlava’s DKO on Saturday night! The Contribution to World Cinema award was presented to legendary Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr. The Opus Bonum Award for the most notable international documentary film was granted…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces juries and full programme

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces full programme and the line-ups of seven juries that will be evaluating the five competition programmes of the festival. The awards will be announced at the festival’s Award Ceremony, which takes place on the 18th of November.

21st Sofia Meetings >> Call for Projects & Works in Progress

OPEN CALL FOR PROJECTS AND WORKS IN PROGRESS Talеnted filmmakers wanted! 21st Sofia Meetings is looking for 1st, 2nd or 3rd feature film projects, TV series in development and Works in Progress! Requirements for feature film projects: Logline and Synopsis Script or Treatment Budget Financing Plan Director's Notes Producer's Notes…

The 10th anniversary edition of the RIGA IFF spotlights expanding industry programme

The Riga International Film Festival's annual industry programme RIGA IFF FORUM took place from 19 to 21 October in various venues in Latvia’s capital. The programme included a co-financing platform for feature films and series projects from the Eastern and Central European region as well as in-depth feedback sessions for…

Check out the titles of Works in Progress titles presented at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Altogether, 13 films in production or post-production, looking for sales agents or festivals for international premiers, will be presented at Baltic Event Works in Progress and International Works in Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event in 2023.

Vilnius International Film Festival unveils distribution partnership with A24 and Baltic expansion

With only six months left until the 29th Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF) Kino Pavasaris, the festival team is excited to share updates on its evolving organization and the expansion of the distribution department. Kino Pavasaris Distribution is taking its commitment to year-round quality cinema to new heights, expanding internationally…


The 13th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus successfully came to a close last Friday, 13 October 2023. Organised by the Department of Modern and Contemporary Culture of the Deputy Ministry of Culture and the Rialto Theatre, it concluded with the awards ceremony in an outdoor celebratory gathering, an evening…

Submissions now open for Transilvania IFF 2024

Submissions for the 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival are now open! The festival is set to take place from 14 to 23 June 2024, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces the full line-up of the Official Selection Competition

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival unveils the full lineup of the Official Selection Competition of it’s 27th edition, adding 11 world premieres and 5 international premieres to the previously announced teaser selection.

27th Tallinn Black Nights sets focus on Serbia and SEE* (South-Eastern European) countries

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s (PÖFF) 27th edition will set a focus on Serbia and SEE* (South-Eastern European) cinema, as the festival screens 13 new films from the region in vast all programme lines. The SEE countries include Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro and North Macedonia. Meanwhile, the intriguing Yugoslavian Black Wave…

BIAFF 2023 Batumi Film Festival’s Announces Full Line-up and Jury

The 18th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during 17-24 September. Batumi International Film Festival was established in 2006. Organizer of the film festival - Batumi Art-house "Argani".

RIGA IFF SHOWCASE announces the project lineup!

In preparation for the celebratory 10th edition of the Riga International Film festival (RIGA IFF) 14 feature film and series' projects have been selected for the RIGA IFF SHOWCASE pitching sessions.


On September 4, the KINO 2023 Film Festival - Munk's Debut - started on TVN Fabuła. Selected short productions of Studio Munk SFP will be presented in a special evening programme until September 17, and from September 7 to 17 on vod.pl. The festival winner will be selected by viewers…