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Documentary Competition 36. WFF

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION ***ATTENTION: TICKET PRESALE BEGINS ON OCTOBER 1!*** THE PRESS CONFERENCE OF 36. WFF WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 AT 12.00 NOON IN KULTURALNA, PALACE OF CULTURE – COME JOIN US! Taxidermy and fencing masters, charismatic political leaders, famous prisoners, the legendary recording studio, the pole vault…

Discoveries continue!

With our festival’s Discoveries we’re travelling further in search of amazing stories and larger-than-life characters. Here are the additional nine titles of the section that leave us in awe of their diversity, and the ability to provoke discussion. Thanks to them we have a chance to embark on journeys that…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival saves forests with Single.Earth, a rising Estonian greentech startup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will invest one euro from every film submission fee collected to combat intensive clear-cuts in Estonia. The platform created by the Estonian startup Single.Earth gives money to forest owners for switching from clear-cutting to alternative forest management methods.

Special Screenings of 36. WFF Revealed!

In the most „starry” of our sections, we included stories of Czech car mechanics in love with Elvis, outsiders, ex-cons, writers, nuns and window cleaners. We visit them in their natural surroundings and they, although quite reluctantly, open their doors to their fascinating worlds. See these stories on the big…

Short Films Competition at 36. WFF

SHORT FILMS COMPETITION An exceptionally exciting program of Short Films Competition has been divided into four sets of short, but incredibly rich stories full of emotions, unexpected twists, characteristic characters. Let yourself be surprised by this energetic bomb – a collection of real gems! There are 22 of those! ***ATTENTION:…

Konrad (Koni) Steinbacher: Recipient of 2020 Badjura Lifetime Achievement Award

Konrad (Koni) Steinbacher was born in 1940 in Zgornje Prebukovje, a village in the Pohorje Hills above Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenia. After receiving his first years of schooling in Šmartno na Pohorju and Slovenska Bistrica, he wanted to continue his education where he could show his talent. Teachers advised him to…

Announcing first Discoveries of 36. WFF!

DISCOVERIES This won’t come as anything new if we mention that each year in our Discoveries section we present absolutely astonishing films. It won’t be any different this year. In our quest for best movies we visit the faraway lands, watch hundreds of titles to pick the most interesting, thought-provoking,…

A Quantum Leap. Game Tech In Filmmaking

When: Monday, 14th September, 12:00-13:00 Central European Summer Time (watch your time zone) Where: ZOOM Cost: FREE (register here) The long-awaited fusion of CG animation and film production has finally arrived with the use of game engines being adopted by small and large studios alike. It is opening doors into…

RIGA IFF Announces Films in Festival's Main Competition

This autumn, the seventh Riga International Film Festival will take place 15 – 25 October. One of the most important sections of the festival is the feature film competition. Eight distinct, innovative and artistically challenging films from the Baltic Sea region and the Nordic countries have been selected for the…

Family Cinema Weekend at 36. WFF

Although most of the screenings during 36th Warsaw Film Festival are intended for adult viewers, we don’t forget about our youngest audiences! The program of Family Cinema Weekend includes films that can’t really be found in multiplexes – films that are really smart, warm, thoughtful, that encourage spending time in…

Last days to apply for 36. WFF workshops

In the last couple of days we've announced first titles of the official selection of 36. WFF: Best Polish Shorts of 2020, Polish Classics and Family Cinema Weekend. In the coming days, until the end of September, we'll be announcing further titles included in the official selection.

EnergaCAMERIMAGE Newsletter

LEGEND OF THE CZECHOSLOVAK NEW WAVE, JIŘÍ MENZEL, OUR GUEST, HAS DIED It is with great sadness that we learned about the death of Jiří Menzel, Czech director, screenwriter and actor, two-time guest and friend of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE festival. The winner of two of our prestigious special awards passed away…

Press accreditation for 23rd FSF now open

Dear members of the media, accreditation is now open for the upcoming edition of the Festival of Slovenian Film, which runs from 6 to 11 October 2020 in Ljubljana. Press is welcome to apply for accreditation by 1 October 2020 via our online form. After this, applications will only be…

Polish Classics of 36. WFF announced

POLISH CLASSICS In this year’s "Polish classics" section we’ve included titles belonging to different eras, different sensitivities, but above all else – realized by completely different, extraordinary filmmakers. On the big screen we’ll be able to observe moving, timeless roles, fascinating stories which quite rarely appear on the big screen…

2 weeks to send in you submission!

8 September / What's cooking? Why to submit projects to Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event? Works In Progress welcomes projects across three categories Send in your project for our Co-Production Market Do you have a brilliant film script idea? Scriptwriters! Come and join POWR Baltic Stories Exchange

The award-winning film Honeyland and Kapitán Demo are coming to EKOFILM

The preparations for the ecological film festival are drawing to a close

BIAFF 2020 – Full Line-up (Competition & Non-competition Sections)

BIAFF film festival will be during 13-20 September. BIAFF festival organizers – Batumi Art-house ARGANI and official partner – Batumi city hall.


First of all, we would like to thank you for all your kind words about our Inspirational Webinars. We are overwhelmed by your feedback. It’s so motivational for us to work even harder before the Kids Kino Industry event which starts 29th September, but before that there are three more…

BIAFF 2020 – Batumi Film Festival announces International Jury Line-up

BIAFF film festival will take place 13-20 September. BIAFF festival organizers – Batumi Art-house ARGANI and official partner – Batumi city hall.

Anča Awards 2020: big winners I’m Going Out for Cigarettes (France) and SH_T HAPPENS (Slovakia)

Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2020’s main competitive section has been dominated by loneliness and coping mechanisms, in keeping with this year’s The Day After theme. The Anča Award 2020 went to the I’m Going Out for Cigarettes (2018) short film by French director Osman Cerfon. Kaspar Jancis’s Cosmonaut was…