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Meeting Point – Vilnius Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

The international industry event that was scheduled to take place March 30 – April 1 has been cancelled to protect the safety of participants amid coronavirus threat. The decision was also brought on by travel restrictions across Europe. Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV), which takes place during Vilnius IFF, attracts…

Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest in Czech Republic cancelled until further notice

As of 10 March, in accordance with the position of Government of the Czech Republic and extraordinary measures introduced in connection with the spread in the Czech Republic of the disease COVID-19 caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest is cancelled until further notice.…

Deadline for Beldocs Industry extended until 15 March!

The deadline for applications for various programs of Beldocs Industry has been extended until 15 March 2020! Projects in development, works in progress, rough cuts from Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Kosovo*, Albania, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine, are eligible to apply. Projects should be…

Agora Doc Market now live in 16 countries

Online Agora The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival is now live in 16 countries! For the first time, a film festival presents its pitching forum live and online. The Festival may be postponed (new dates will be announced soon), but the festival staff is working feverishly for the completion of the events…

Submissions for #PÖFF24 are now open!

This year, some things will be different, however, as Black Nights, in league with other festivals feels that festivals need to do more in the context of the looming climate crisis.

22nd TDF: Part of the Agora Doc Market to take place online

After the postponement of the 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, a significant part of the initiatives and projects hosted by Agora Doc Market, the development branch of the Festival, will be carried out online during the next week, with the support of the European program Creative Europe MEDIA. Specifically, three main…

News: Opportunities for documentary filmmakers, deadline March 15

Emerging Producers introduced at Berlinale, new call open! Eighteen up-and-coming documentary film producers from Europe were introduced to film professionals and journalists present at the 70th Berlinale (see photo gallery). The call for applications for the next edition of EMERGING PRODUCERS was also announced in Berlin, with a deadline on…

Call for the next edition of the co-production market organized by Doc Lab Poland and KFF Industry and held as part of the Krakow Film Festival is now open!

From this year the event will be held under a new name – CEDOC MARKET (Central European Documentary Market). The submissions will be open until March 31. The market will be held on June 4-5th in Krakow. CEDOC MARKET (so far organized under the name DOC LAB POLAND Co-Production Market) …

One World Festival opens, presenting films focused chiefly (but not only) on the manifestations of the climate crisis

Prague, 5 March 2020 – This evening marks the start of the 22nd edition of the One World International Human Rights Documentary film festival. This year’s motto – “Not till a hot January” – describes one of the core characteristics of climate change, specifically that, because of rising temperatures and…

Women’s issues at the 60th Krakow Film Festival

Unusual film stories about women within the frames of the documentary film series ” World Stories. Women’s world.” World Stories is a permanent non-competing section of the Krakow Film Festival, which transports the viewers to the most distant corners of the world. This year, the protagonists of the documentary films…

The 45th PFF will have an Artistic Director. Changes at the PFF

Restoring the function of Artistic Director and entrusting them with the main role when choosing competition films – these are the most important changes that await the Polish Film Festival in 2020. The new regulations were created after extensive consultations with the filmmakers community. Regulations of the 45th Polish Film…

Emerging Producers 2021 / Ji.hlava Film Fund

EMERGING PRODUCERS 2021, 9th edition October 27 – November 1, 2020 / 24th Ji.hlava IDFF / Czech Republic February 8 – 12, 2021 / Berlin / Germany Promotional and networking project presenting a new generation of talented European documentary film producers. The aim of the project is to introduce an…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival Opens Film Submissions as PÖFF Shorts Celebrates Becoming an Academy Qualifying Event

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival opens film submissions with a green initiative. Sub-festival PÖFF Shorts becomes Academy Qualifying festival. Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF, the only A-category film festival in Northern Europe has opened submissions for its 24th edition, which is set to run from the 13th until…

goEast – Cinematic Experiences Beyond Theatre Walls

Vodka, meme exhibition and short Films for Evening Strollers // Talents Take Flight // Accreditation and Press Conference Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 2 March 2020 International meets local: with the generous support of Kulturfonds Frankfurt RheinMain, the “Pan-European Picnic” programme is back for its second edition this year. The project aims to make…


Exciting, dynamic, innovative - The Agora Doc Market aims high. 7 – 14 March 2020, 10:00 – 20:00, Warehouse C (Port of Thessaloniki)

16th ZagrebDox complete programme announced

Over 100 documentaries in 17 programmes during 8 festival days The 16th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival – ZagrebDox presents as many as 112 documentaries and this year takes place 15th–22nd March, at a new venue, CineStar Zagreb – Branimir Mingle Mall. The International Competition programme boasts 17…

Festival One World presents it´s premieres

This year’s One World festival is also showing a total of 27 exclusive premiers (21 international, world and European premiers). 7 of them will compete in the International competition and include movies like Acasa, my home (European premiere) which has already scored at the Sundance film festival and was awarded…

22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

A tribute to the Anthropocene Epoch How does the human presence on Earth unsettle the balance and endanger the future of our planet? The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival explores a topic of geological, environmental, social, philosophical, political and cultural facets, through an original and provocative tribute on the Anthropocene Epoch.…

Kick-off into the anniversary year – FilmFestival Cottbus celebrates 30th edition

The FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2020. The official start of this significant festival year was the international industry meeting "East European Brunch" during the 70th Berlinale on 26 February 2020. Together with the Representation of the State of Brandenburg to the Federal Government, the FFC and…

The Dragon of Dragons for the cinema’s alchemist – Péter Forgács

Every year, the Krakow Film Foundation Programme Council grants the Dragon of Dragons award for the exceptional contribution to the development of the international cinema. During the anniversary 60th Krakow Film Festival, the award will go to Péter Forgács – the outstanding Hungarian documentary filmmaker and a world-famous multimedia artist.…