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dok.incubator traces at Sundance Film Festival

dok.incubator is delighted to announce another 3 films developed in dok.incubator workshop are now competing in the World Cinema Documentary Competition at Sundance Film Festival! In the last 8years of the workshop 12 films have already been selected for Sundance. World Cinema Documentary Competition “Once Upon a Time in Venezuela”(VE/ …
10-12-2019

Call for entries for the development award for co-productions between Italy and the Baltic States

Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Baltic film centres opened the call entries for the for the development award for co-productions between Italy and Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. The winner of the €30,000 award will be announced at the ninth edition of Trieste Film Festival Co-Production Forum “When…
08-12-2019

Youth and Children’s Film Festival Just Film crowns Boyz in the Wood with the main prize

Just Film, the largest youth and children's film festival in Northern Europe and a sub-festival of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, set the audience record and handed out the Grand Prix to Ninian Doff for Boyz in the Wood. At its 19th edition Just Film screened 54 feature films…
04-12-2019

CEE Animation Workshop to Kick Off with a Number of Invited Experts

From 29 November to 5 December, the first module of the CEE Animation Workshop, a year-long project-development and-production-skills-advancement programme for professionals, will take place. This training programme welcomes 5 short films, 3 series, 4 feature films and 5 participants focusing on career development (scroll down for the full list), all…
01-12-2019

Slovenia’s second presentation at the film location market in London

One of the largest internationally renowned markets for the promotion of film locations, FOCUS 2019, is taking place on 3 and 4 December in London.This year, the Slovenian Film Centre, which carries out the activities of a Film Commission in Slovenia and thus also provides support for foreign film productions…
28-11-2019

Celebrating European Film and Defending Artistic Freedom

On November 27, the European Parliament LUX Film Prize Award ceremony celebrates the richness of European cultural diversity and pays tribute to the filmmakers behind the works. We congratulate Teona Strugar Mitevska, the laureate of 2019 LUX Film Prize who was awarded the prize in the plenary chamber of the…
28-11-2019

EFP Announces the Jury for the 23rd Edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS in 2020

EFP (European Film Promotion) has chosen five industry experts to select Europe’s most promising young acting talents for the 23rd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (21 – 24 February 2020) at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2020. The jury consists of British casting director Lucy Bevan, who most recently…
28-11-2019

The largest film industry centre in the region will be built in Paljassaare by 2022

The most modern film industry centre in the region, which will be built as a cooperative project of the City of Tallinn and Tallinn Film Wonderland, was introduced at today’s press conference. The first phase, to be completed by 2022, will include three studios and auxiliary spaces to be built…
28-11-2019

CEE Animation Forum Opens Call for Animated Projects and Launches New VR Category

CEE Animation Forum (5–8 May, Liberec, Czech Republic) is a co-production pitching, B2B and networking event with the intention to boost the projects´ international circulation potential, visibility and their access to a wider European market. For its 2020 edition, the organisers have expanded the number of categories open to animated…
27-11-2019

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD for Ankica Jurić Tilić

This year’s EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production
26-11-2019

press conference with the PÖFF Lifetime Achievement Award laureate Andrei Konchalovsky

We invite you to join the press conference with Andrei Konchalovsky, the Lifetime Achievement Award laureate of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, taking place in the Russian Cultural Center (Mere puiestee 5) on the 26th of November at 1 pm. The press conference will be held in English…
25-11-2019

EFP and ACC Announce the Winner of the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films

Cairo, 23 November 2019. EFP (European Film Promotion) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) proudly present the winner of the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar Mitevska. 42 film critics from 13 Arab countries selected the best European film out…
25-11-2019

“Porto/Post/Doc” pays tribute to Lithuanian documentary maker Stonys

This year Portugal’s documentary festival “Porto/Post/Doc”will pay special attention to Lithuanian documentary filmmaker Audrius Stonys. The festival goers will be able to watch director’s retrospective and other Lithuanian films that influenced his work. In total 14 Lithuanian films will be screened at the festival. Stonys will also attend the festival.…
25-11-2019

Mark your calendar! You have until December 15th to apply to the European VoD Meetings in Sofia

Only 3 weeks left to apply to the European VoD Meetings in Sofia, Bulgaria, in partnership with the Sofia Meetings during the Sofia International Film Festival, from March 18-21 2020. The training for VoD Professionals will highlight case studies, roundtables, workshops on Marketing, Tech Innovation, Access to Finance, Distribution, Regulations,…
22-11-2019

FERA and SAA support Croatian Audiovisual Authors resisting censorship

The Federation of European Film and TV Directors and the Society of Audiovisual Authors support the Croatian filmmakers’ campaign I’D LIKE TO WATCH THAT – HRT SAYS – NYET! initiated in July 2019. Public service broadcaster HRT has failed to fulfil its obligations regarding the promotion of European audiovisual works…
22-11-2019

3 FILMS AND 3 PROJECTS FROM DOC LAB POLAND at IDFA

This year, at IDFA International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, three films developed as part of the DOC LAB POLAND program: "Lessons of Love" by Małgorzata Goliszewska and Katarzyna Mateja, "Sonny" by Paweł Chorzępa and "The Whale from Lorino" by Maciej Cuske are the only three Polish documentary films in the festival…
22-11-2019

Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027 Investing in our culture is investing in our future Open letter to EU leaders from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors

Dear President of the European Council, Dear Member States representatives, We are writing as a group of (XXX- to be added at a later stage) organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors ahead of the European Council discussions on the future EU budget. At this key juncture of the…
21-11-2019

The European Film Forum in Tallinn eyes the future of Europe's talents, technology and diversity

How European talents in cinema, games and digital content will stay relevant with global competition increasing, how European startup innovators are championing new business models, and how Europe can lead the way in industry diversity actions? Those will be the three main topics on the agenda of the upcoming European…
21-11-2019

dok.incubator workshop calls for ambitious feature docs in rough cut stage

submission deadlineJanuary 29th 2020 Apply for six months of intensive editing and development of your documentary film aiming for premiere by early autumn 2020: / work with more than 30 world-class editors, producers and distributors throughout the postproduction period / sharpen the storytelling and maximize your film’s international potential /…
20-11-2019