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European Film Forum Tallinn 2021 showcases the launch of the Tallifornia film fund and future superstars of European virtual production

European Film Forum Tallinn 2021 showcases the launch of the Tallifornia film fund and future superstars of European virtual production & Artificial Intelligence for the film industry. The European Film Forum Tallinn, as the winter season's premier summit for innovation in the European audiovisual industry, returns to the Tallinn Nordic…
19-11-2021

HYBRID JI.HLAVA IS OVER, FILMS ATTRACTED 85 THOUSAND VIEWERS

The 25th edition of the annual Ji.hlava IDFF closed its doors. The festival programme took on a hybrid form and presented 338 films and over 100 discussions. There were 5,698 accredited visitors and guests this year, and 85,000 viewers watched the films: more than 30,000 visitors in cinemas and almost…
19-11-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival competition programs have begun

The Official Selection and First Feature Competition programs are heating up at the 25th edition of PÖFF The festival’s main competition programme contains seven world premieres, ten international premieres and two European premieres. Nineteen films will be screened in competition, with three films out of competition. It’s a packed lineup…
19-11-2021

The 20th Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event welcomes around 650 participants in Tallinn and online

The programme of a seven-day hybrid-summit Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, the largest business platform and trade fair in Northern Europe for audiovisual industry professionals, kicks off today with more than 110 lectures, workshops and masterclasses, hundreds of 1:1 meetings and around 650 participants. According to Marge Liiske, the Managing Director…
19-11-2021

WEMW inaugurates a series of new INSPIRATIONAL LABS for producers who wish to join the market onsite!

Deadline: December 15, 2021 After closing the call for the Co-Production Forum with a successful record number of over 430 submissions, WEMW launches a complete programme of Inspirational Labs, a series of mini-workshops meant to stimulate producers to develop new content, explore new business models and discover new markets.
17-11-2021

European Film Forum Tallinn // Check out the programme // Get your online accreditation

16 NOVEMBER 2021 // NEWSLETTER What's cooking? Black Nights Discovery Campus offers year-round education for film professionals Future to Film presents new promising film projects and the nominees of European Discovery Awards 2021 We've got the UK in Focus this year in partnership with the BFI Check out the programme!…
16-11-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicks off a very special 25th anniversary edition

At the opening ceremony on Friday night, legendary Estonian actress Elle Kull was awarded PÖFF's Lifetime Achievement Award and Pääru Oja was recognised with the Bruno O’Ya award supporting up and coming actors. The 25th edition of Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival began with an opening gala in the Alexela…
16-11-2021

Animateka International Animated Film Festival reveals this year's programme!

The 18th International Animateka Animated Film Festival is just around the corner. Due to the situation with the pandemic, Animateka will take place between 29.11. and 5.12.2021 both in cinemas and online, on a streaming platform. The programme is diverse and of high quality and includes 344 short films and…
16-11-2021

29th EDITION OF EnergaCAMERIMAGE OFFICIALLY OPENED!

Yesterday, the 29th edition of the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography EnergaCAMERIMAGE was officially opened in the CKK Jordanki Festival Centre in Toruń. During the Opening Gala Philippe Rousselot received his overdue 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award and Haley Bennett accepted the New Generation Acting Award. The Festival…
14-11-2021

Places to B: a new network to support medium-size festivals

Verzió International Human Rights Film Festival (Budapest, Hungary), Fipadoc International Documentary Film Festival (Biarritz, France) and Biografilm festival (Bologna, Italy) are launching a new network, Places to B – Biarritz, Bologna, Budapest. The three festivals, all with female leadership, share an interest in contemporary European creative documentary films and are…
11-11-2021

Verzio Industry Programs - DocPro & DocLab

The DocPro & DocLab event series at the 18th Verzió will cover the most exciting topics of the contemporary documentary film industry. We offer free masterclasses, panel discussions, and a case study to both professionals and anyone who is interested in documentary filmmaking. Panel discussions and masterclasses are free and…
11-11-2021

107 Mothers convinces at the 31st FilmFestival Cottbus

The 31st FilmFestival is coming to an end and celebrated the grand cinema finale of Eastern European cinema in Cottbus with the award ceremony. After a year's physical break, a high-quality programme consisting of 170 films was shown in seven venues and on ten screens, traditionally, in the first week…
08-11-2021

Projects for co-production market and Works in Progress revealed // Time to get your accreditation

5 NOVEMBER 2021 // NEWSLETTER What's cooking? Works in Progress titles revealed Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2021 presents projects from award-winning filmmakers and established producers TV Beats Forum presents new drama series projects from the Nordics, Central and Eastern Europe Check out the preliminary programme! The 10th edition of Music…
08-11-2021

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2021 JURIES

Main Competition Joe Wright – Jury President (director, writer; Atonement, Darkest Hour, Cyrano) Elen Lotman, ESC, IMAGO (cinematographer, director; Demons, My Dear Mother, Olga, Goodbye Soviet Union) Anastas N. Michos, ASC, GSC (cinematographer; Man on the Moon, The Empty Man, The First Purge) Martin Ruhe, ASC (cinematographer; Control, The Midnight…
05-11-2021

25th Ji.hlava / Awards were accorded, the festival goes on(line)!

AWARDS AT THE 25TH JI.HLAVA The award for the most notable international documentary film was granted to Lines by Barbora Sliepková, the best Czech documentary is Brotherhood by Italian director Francesco Montagner. The award for the best Central and East European documentary went to Romanian film You Are Ceaușescu to…
05-11-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces its full 2021 programme including Current Waves, Screen International Critics’ Choice, Doc@PÖFF, Midnight Shivers, #PÖFFtrending, the Estonian Olympic Committee Sports Film Programme, the Environmen

These films will join our competition films previously announced, across the Official Selection, First Feature, Baltic Competition and Rebels with a Cause programmes. Previously announced side programmes include this year’s In Focus: Hungary selection and Goethe-Institut Presents: New German Cinema. Finally, the KinoFF sub-festival will screen a programme of Russian…
04-11-2021

21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus. Call for Entries!

Animafest Cyprus, the International Animation Festival of Cyprus, announces the call for film submissions and invites you to enter your films to the following competition categories at the 21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World.
02-11-2021

Industry (at) Tallinn & Baltic Event - Works in Progress 2021 selection revealed

Altogether 19 films in production or post-production, looking for sales agents or festivals for international premiers, will be presented at three Works In Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event in 2021. The films include new projects from award-winning directors as well as debuts from different genres.
01-11-2021

The winners of the twenty-fifth Ji.hlava have been announced

OPUS BONUM Best World Documentary Film 2021 Winner: Lines (dir. Barbora Sliepková / Slovakia, 2021)
30-10-2021

Crashing waves and smoothing waves - Eastern European cinema remains political

Eastern European cinema remains political. Between parables of totalitarianism, analytical observation and caustic satire, developments since the fall of the Iron Curtain and current social rifts are put to the test, the hopes of the 1990s are set against the current political backward gear.
30-10-2021