FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Adds CEE Event and Award

By FNE Staff

    {mosimage}PRAGUE: The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF (29 June - 7 July 2012, www.kviff.com) will offer a new for the best CEE film in the Works in Progress presentation and will host a new pitching session for Czech and Slovak films.

    An international jury will select the best project from 20 films in postproduction. The competing projects will be announced just prior to the opening of the festival. The award has a value of 10,000 euros in services.

    The new Pitch & Feedback event is a joint effort of the Czech and Slovak film centers spotlighting films with international coproduction potential. Seven Czech and Slovak films in preproduction will be presented to industry professionals and a panel of experts who will provide feedback on the pitches.