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Online Cinema DAFilms Now in Poland and Slovakia

The international streaming service DAFilms presenting successful festival and documentary films online expands to Poland and Slovakia. Under the domains dafilms.pl and dafilms.sk, local viewers will find an expanded film catalogue which now includes national films and strong international titles which will only be accessible in these territories. The platforms…
05-02-2020

The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival presents a tribute to animated documentary

The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (5/3 – 15/3/2020) presents an extensive tribute to animated documentary, a surprising hybrid sub-genre that has grown rapidly in the last few years. The tribute includes a selection of short and feature animated documentaries and its aim is to bring out the use of animation…
05-02-2020

TV Launch 2020 Call for Development Executive Participants Deadline Postponed: February 10, 2020

Want to become a commissioning editor?We are here to help and guide you on this exciting journey! Within the TV Launch program, we train 3 attending development executive participants.They are being prepared for their future role of commissioning editors or heads of development on real, existing series projects (developed within…
04-02-2020

ZagrebDox's upcoming edition takes place at CineStar Zagreb – Branimir Mingle Mall, 15-22 March

The International Documentary Film festival ZagrebDox has been for years transforming Zagreb into a vortex of recent documentary film production thus enabling audience a direct insight into impressive, daring stories and fates of colourful individuals from the farthest corners of the world. The same goes for this year, only with…
03-02-2020

COMPETITION FOR FINANCING 2020 FEATURE-LENGTH FICTION FILM CO-PRODUCTIONS BETWEEN GEORGIA AND FOREIGN COUNTRIES

The purpose of the Competition is to finance feature-length fiction film co-productions between Georgia and foreign countries, with the funds allocated from the State Budget of Georgia.
02-02-2020

Cartoon Business 2020 - Scholarship application

Dear Professional, As you know the MEDIA programme actively supports the training of professionals from new member countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Republic of Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tunisia & Ukraine). To this end, …
31-01-2020

Czech Short Films 2020

Czech Film Fund / Czech Film Center proudly present another collection of the best of Czech short films. The collection contains 12 brand new or festival-approved fiction, documentary and animated shorts produced in 2019 and 2020 - such as: the student Oscar winner and Academy Award nominee Daughter (Annecy IAFF…
30-01-2020

Czech films at Clermont-Ferrand 2020

Three Czech animated shorts will be screened at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2020. SH_T HAPPENS by Dávid Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi will compete in International Competition, The Kite by Martin Smatana and The Concrete Jungle by Marie Urbánková will please spectators in Young Audience section. Czech films at Clermont-Ferrand…
29-01-2020

NEM DUBROVNIK 2020: KEY TV INDUSTRY EVENT IN THE CEE REGION

The eighth edition of the annual gathering of globally renowned companies that make TV and film industry history 29th January 2020 – New Europe Market, the biggest CEE region event specialised for the development of the TV industry, is back in Dubrovnik. For the eighth consecutive year the leading media…
29-01-2020

TV Launch 2020 Call for Development Executive Participants Deadline: January 31, 2020

The residential, 8-month training program TV Launch is intended not only to series development, but focuses also on the education of future commissioning editors. Development Executive TrainingThe development process that 9 series projects of TV Launch program go through is used as a platform to train 3 attending development executive…
28-01-2020

What's Slovak in Clermont-Ferrand?

Dear colleagues & friends! We are pleased to present Slovak line-up at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to short films – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. Short animated SH_T HAPPENS by directing duo David Štumpf & Michaela Mihályi will be presented within International Competition, and …
25-01-2020

National films dominated in Lithuanian cinemas in 2019

The Lithuanian Film Centre reveals local box office results of 2019. With three national films making it to Top 10 most popular films, Lithuanian cinema lovers are sending a strong message: they are big fans of national production and are waiting for more. In total 23 Lithuanian films (2 more…
24-01-2020

Over EUR 12 million for 26 projects – Polish incentive scheme summarized after first months of operating

Warsaw, January 23, 2020 - 26 projects benefited from the incentives for filmmakers in Poland in the first few months of operating. The Polish Film Institute has granted over EUR 12 million to support audiovisual production within the incentive scheme.
24-01-2020

Czech films at festivals

Two Czech animated shorts, Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva and SH_T HAPPENS by Dávid Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi, will be screened in the Short Film Program at Sundance Film Festival 2020. Czech films at Sundace FF 2020 DAUGHTER SHORTS Czech Republic 2019 / 15 minDirected by: Daria KashcheevaProduced by: Zuzana Roháčová…
23-01-2020

MIDPOINT Intensive SK Call for applications is open until February 14, 2020

The ninth edition of MIDPOINTs local module for Slovak filmmakers will take place in Bratislava fromMarch 17 – 19, 2020. Intensive 3-day workshop will focus on the script development of participating projects. Slovak creative teams of writers and/or directors and producers can apply with their feature length film project. We…
21-01-2020

Breaking News: Charlatan selected for Berlinale Special Gala

Czech-Irish-Polish-Slovak co-production feature Charlatan, directed by world-famous author Agnieszka Holland, will celebrate its world premiere in the Berlinale Special Gala section (Berlinale Palast) at Berlinale 2020. Celebrated director Agnieszka Holland (Mr. Jones, Spoor, Burning Bush, In Darkness, Europa Europa) returns to Berlin with her brand-new biographical drama Charlatan, produced by…
16-01-2020

MIDPOINT Shorts Project Showcase at When East Meets West

New short film project by Mateusz Pacewicz, the writer of Polish international hit Corpus Christi, will be presented at When East Meets West, together with new projects by award-winning filmmakers: Estonian Madli Laane, Nikos Tseberopoulos from Greece and Serbian Svetislav Dragomirovic. MIDPOINT Shorts, our leading program dedicated to script and…
16-01-2020

Czech films at festivals

At Rotterdam International Film Festival 2020, four Czech films and co-productions will be part of official selection. The documentary The Alchemical Furnace by Adam Ol'ha and Jan Daňhel will celebrate its world premiere in Deep Focus, along with Icelandic-Swedish-Czech co-production documentary The Vasulka Effect. Communism and the Net or the…
16-01-2020

MIDPOINT Shorts Project Showcase at When East Meets West

New short film project by Mateusz Pacewicz, the writer of Polish international hit Corpus Christi, will be presented at When East Meets West, together with new projects by award-winning filmmakers: Estonian Madli Laane, Nikos Tseberopoulos from Greece and Serbian Svetislav Dragomirovic. MIDPOINT Shorts, our leading program dedicated to script and…
14-01-2020

Ten European producers selected for MIDPOINT Cold Open

The program designed by When East Meets West in collaboration with MIDPOINT is announcing its first-ever participants. MIDPOINT Cold Open targets independent producers, with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to high quality television content and offers a diverse selection of participating countries. The program runs within …
14-01-2020