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The Estonian Film Institute initiated the cash rebate project Film Estonia in 2016, offering foreign film productions a cash rebate of up to 30%. Experts deemed the first pilot year to have shown twice the expected result.
The film is a co-production between Russia, Latvia and Czech Republic with the support of Russian Ministry of Culture, National Film Centre of Latvia, Riga Film Fund and Eurimages.
In accordance with the rules of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the Directors Guild of Slovenia has called upon the professional associations in the field of cinematographic production to propose their candidates for the expert jury consisting of eight members.
Continuing a partnership established in 2007, Europa Distribution will host a distribution workshop in the scope of the San Sebastian International Film Festival in collaboration with the Industry Club. More than 30 independent distributors, all members of Europa Distribution, will participate in an open panel and closed Think-Tank session focusing…
EFP showcases European films and talent at Busan International Film Festival 2017 EUROPE! Goes Busan is one of the pioneering EFP (European Film Promotion) projects designed to highlight European films and talent presented at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival(BIFF, October 12 - 22). Almost from the start, EFP recognized…
Gaby Babić, director of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film since September 2010, will be stepping down from her position at Deutsches Filminstitut from October 2017. She will be succeeded as festival director by Dutch film producer and curator Heleen Gerritsen, who will take up her new…
We would like to invite all filmmakers and producers to submit their documentary projects in any stage of development to the EAST DOC PLATFORM, the largest meeting place for the international documentary industry in the Central and Eastern European region. For the first time, documentary shorts are welcome, too.
Astra Film Festival, taking place between the 16th and 22nd of October 2017, is the main screening platform and a catalyst for the latest documentary film productions in Romania. The selection of Romanian documentaries within the 2017 AFF programme is divided into 3 competitive sections: Romania, Student, Shorts. The fellowship…
Rajko Grlic’s latest feature film The Constitution, which has now clocked up a remarkable 23 festival awards since its world premiere in Montreal 2016, has also been included among the titles announced by the European Film Academy as feature fiction films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards…
On Saturday, 16th of September, the winners of the Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) were announced. The ceremony took place just outside the legendary cinema house Splendid Palace. The event was live-streamed on LSM.lv – the public broadcasting site of Latvia as well as for the first time in…
Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their documentary projects on every aspects of life above the Arctic Circle for the next edition of NORTH PITCH — Below Zero. Selected projects will be pitched to a panel of international decision makers and compete for The Arctic Documentary Award…
The Border Gate Award is a distinction bestowed by the organizers of Regiofund Forum upon distinguished film producers. The Award is presented to producers who think and act outside of the box, whose experiments and searches result in novel approaches and surprising discoveries. Border Gate’s previous recipients include Peter Aalbæk…
The seventh edition of the US in Progress will be held from the 25th till 28th of October 2017, as a part of the 8th American Film Festival in Wroclaw (October 24-29th). Thanks to support of the Polish Film Institute we are happy to initiate the first edition of Polish-American…
The fifteen-minute short film Who's Who in Mycology by young talent Marie Dvořáková has been awarded by the American Academy as one of the three winners in the narrative film category (domestic film schools) in the frame of 2017 Student Academy Awards.
Three promising central and eastern European films will spread their wings at the dok.incubator preview 2017, hosted at Nordisk Panorama in Malmö, Sweden. Mari Gulbiani’s Before Father Gets Back (GE, FR, DE), which has been presented at East Doc Platform in Prague, depicts a quiet Georgian village, infested by radicalism,…
Now is the time to submit your TV series project for MIDPOINT TV Launch 2018. The deadline is tomorrow Friday September 15th at midnight. MIDPOINT TV Launch is an "idea-to-market" project development program, focused on scripted formats of miniseries or ongoing, episodic TV series that can sustain multiple seasons. Both…
The 10th anniversary edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg) will take place from 5 to 22 October 2017 at the Luxembourg’s Cinémathèque, Neimënster cultural centre, Ciné Utopia, Vianden’s Ancien Cinema and other venues and will feature around a hundred screenings as well as numerous accompanying…
The Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA), which organizes the Czech Lion Awards every year, recommended that the film called Ice Mother directed by Bohdan Sláma should be the Czech candidate for the Oscars in the category of the Best Foreign Language Film. The academics were choosing from 13 Czech…
The decision was taken by the Lithuanian committee of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Frost, which is the latest work of the filmmaker Šarūnas Bartas, competed for the right to run for the prestigious award in the category of the best foreign language film with the…
Applications are now open for FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project – Warsaw Film Foundation and FIPRESCI training programme for young film journalists and film critics from Central and Eastern Europe. The 12th edition of the workshop will be held October 13-22, 2017, within frames of the 33rd Warsaw Film Festival. A…

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