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CEE Animation Forum 2021: Winners Revealed

The CEE Animation Forum, the leading regional pitching, financing and co-production event, was held online from 26 April to 6 May 2021. The award ceremony marked the grand finale of the 2021 extended two-week edition showcasing 40 animated projects in 5 categories — selected from 116 submissions. International juries composed…

The Pop Up Film Residency welcomes talents from the Visegrad Countries in a special residency program

Launched in January 2019 by founder and director of First Cut Lab and Full Circle Lab Matthieu Darras and Slovak producer Juraj Krasnohorský, the Pop Up Film Residency is a new type of film residency.

Three Estonian features to premiere at the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival

Three Estonian co-productions are set to premiere at this years’ Moscow International Film Festival. Directorial debut features Goodbye, Soviet Union by Lauri Randla and Firebird by Peeter Rebane are chosen for the programme „Russian Trace“. The former had it’s world premiere at the A-list Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, followed…


The submissions for the 2021 Kids Kino Industry, international co-production forum and networking event, are now open! We’re looking for new diverse, forward-thinking film and series ideas for today’s platform agnostic and savy generation of viewers to be presented in front of Decision Makers and Investors.

CEE Animation Forum Kicks Off Extended Programme in One-Week

The CEE Animation Forum is an international event aiming to support film professionals while helping them develop the pitch presentation of their animation projects in development, and to provide them with opportunities to grow their visibility and access to international markets. Due to the present Covid-19 situation, the upcoming edition…

Ben Harris Masterclass at Meeting Point Vilnius

With the great industry event e-Meeting Point Vilnius (April 14–16, 2021) just around the corner, we would like to invite all accredited professionals for a special Ben Harris masterclass called The DNA of Television Series, organized in cooperation with MIDPOINT Institute. Ben Harris is the Head of Programme at Serial…

WEMW thinks ahead and goes to Russia!

WEMW and ROSKINO launch within KEY BUYERS EVENT a new programme for international projects looking for Russian minority co-production. After the very successful ‘out of the box’ edition, WHEN EAST MEETS WEST is moving the first steps towards the 2022 edition and for the first time it will dedicate a…

TV Launch 2021 introduces selected projects and participants

Meet the creators of 9 series projects together with 3 development executive participants, who were selected for the 2021 edition of our TV Launch program:

Film / Drama Series Submissions for the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival Programmes

Online film and drama series submissions for the programmes of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held from 13th to 20th August 2021, are now open. Film authors and producers can submit their films / drama series exclusively for the following programmes: - Competition Programme - Feature Film-…

Award-winning production company Allfilm wants to attract more foreign productions to Estonia

Choosing the Baltic countries as the main shooting location is becoming more and more popular. When Christopher Nolan filmed ‘Tenet’ in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, it created a real buzz about the country worldwide. Still, not very many people in the film industry know much about Estonia and the…

dok.incubator reveals eight selected talents for 2021

dok.incubator workshop has just announced the final selection of talented filmmakers whose projects will be supported in 2021.

Croatian films in competition at 45th Annecy IAFF

scene from All Those Sensations in My Belly, The Tower The Short Film Competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival to screen Marko Dješka’s All Those Sensations in My Belly, while the Graduation Short Film category will feature The Tower by Sunčana Brkulj. In addition, Croatian works scheduled to…

Czech documentaries selected for Visions du Réel, CPH:DOX and Hot Docs

The recently unveiled programmes of the Visions du Réel festival and CPH:DOX International Documentary Film Festival confirm the good condition of Czech documentaries beyond borders of the Czech Republic. In Nyon, Living Water will celebrate its international premiere in the National Competition, and co-production documentary Gorbachev. Heaven takes part in…

BEAST International Film Festival is back with its 4th edition and a rich Polish participation

The festival establishes itself as a complex channel of contemporary culture from Central and Eastern Europe to Portugal, putting the spotlight on novel cinematographic trends of countries such as Poland. Since 2017, BEAST International Film Festival has been proving itself and to the public as an event that shines an…

Decisions of the Board of Management of Eurimages - Co-production Support

Strasbourg, 19.03.2021 - At its 162nd meeting held online, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 24 feature film projects, including 3 documentaries and 3 animation films, for a total amount of €5,822,000.

MIDPOINT Intensive Sofia Meetings announces selected projects

Feature film projects from Bulgaria, Serbia and Ukraine have been selected to participate in MIDPOINT Intensive Sofia Meetings 2021. Tailored exclusively for the 18th Sofia Meetings (March 17 - 24, 2021) of Sofia International Film Festival, the one-off online program welcomes three feature film projects in development. Bulgarian project LUST…

KKI Talk: Digital Transformation in Distribution

KKI Talks in March: Virtual Cinemas and parallel windows We are delighted to invite you to join us during the upcoming KKI Talks, a series of free monthly webinars for film industry professionals. This time, among our guests are Patrick O’neill from Wildcard Distribution (Wildcard projects includes the animated feature…

Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian filmmakers and scriptwriters wanted for 2021 Baltic Shorts Residency

Filmmakers and scriptwriters from all three Baltic countries are being encouraged to apply for the BALTIC SHORTS RESIDENCY, the third edition of which will take place in Lithuania from 1-20 June 2021 Now established as an important event on the Baltic film calendar, the BALTIC SHORTS RESIDENCY is an intensive…

SOFA 2021: Tbilisi Workshop Again Digital

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic SOFA – School of Film Advancement will hold its Tbilisi workshop for the second time in a digital form. With the experience of three online workshops in 2020, SOFA is putting a great effort in preparing the best possible digital performance for their participants and…

Ji.hlava Echoes & Reviving European Cinema

Echoes of Ji.hlava extended to New York, Belgium, France The Echoes of Ji.hlava IDFF are starting this week in the Czech Republic with an online showcase featuring over forty selected titles from the festival’s 2020 edition, plus a couple of new titles. This year, the Echoes will again have their…