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The shooting of the feature Grandpa Goes South by the director Vinci Vogue Anžlovar begins

The shooting of the feature Grandpa Goes South by the director Vinci Vogue Anžlovar started on Friday, 21 August. All of us still remember Grandma Goes South (1991), in which the director sent the protagonist, played by Majolika Šuklje, to the seaside. Grandpa Goes South - 2020 The film Grandpa…

Free live webinar: Exploring the Change

In preparation for this year's Kids Kino Industry, we're hosting a series of a free weekly Inspirational Webinars with industry professionals. The first webinar “Exploring The Change. Göteborg’s Film Festival Nostradamus Report Meets Kids Kino Industry” starts today at 15:00 CEST (GMT+2). When: Every MONDAY from 24th August to 21st…

CICAE Art Cinema Newsletter - August 2020

POLITICS Public consultations launched by the European Commission. The European Commission has launched three public consultations with regards to The Digital Services Act Package, the Impact Assessment for a possible New Competition Tool and the Community Competition Law. The CICAE is participating in them to make sure that the arthouse…

CARTOON SPRINGBOARD - 27-29 October 2020 - Valencia, Spain

ONLY 20 DAYS LEFT TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP!Deadline: 11th September 2020 PITCHING EVENT FOR YOUNG TALENTSdeveloping new animation projects The sixth edition of Cartoon Springboard will take place in Valencia, Spain, from 27 to 29 October 2020. It will be an excellent opportunity for the young talents of European animation…

Winner of the 16th Docu Talents from the East announced

The 2020 Docu Talent Award was granted today at the Cinelink Industry Days @Sarajevo FF to the most promising documentary project from Central and Eastern Europe.

More than 16 Mentors and Experts take a seat on SOFA –Successful start of SOFA’s 8th edition

Since August 18, 2020, the 8thedition of SOFA –School of Film Advancementis in full swing. Tenparticipants take part inthe edition’s first workshop that lasts until August 28 and that was originally supposed to be held in Warsaw but had to move online. This “eWarsaw” edition is the first station forthe…

MIDPOINT Writers' Room: Deadline for submissions: September 9

"An extremely intense collaborative workshop focused on providing the skills required in the writers' room process that leaves you inspired about what the future of European series may hold." Stefan Gieren, MIDPOINT Writers' Room 2019 alumnus.

East Doc Series reveals five selected projects

Five projects have been selected for the first session of East Doc Series, which will take place online at Baltic Sea Docs on September 2 & 7 – 8, 2020. The selection includes documentary series by Hungarian director Bernadett Tuza-Ritter (A Woman Captured, 2017) and Bulgarian duo Boris Missirkov and…

Lithuanian cinematographer wins the best Cinematography Award at Oscar Qualifying Rhode Island International Film festival

The 24th edition of Rhode Island International Film Festival has ended and announced its winners. Lithuanian Cinematographer Saulius Lukoševičius, who is currently studying in Los Angeles,was awarded the Best Cinematography Award for his short film UNFOLDED. Saulius Lukoševičius Rhode Island International Film festival is one of the best International Film…

SOFA – SCHOOL OF FILM ADVANCEMENT Reveals the Participants of the 8th Edition

Nine projects represented by ten participants will take part in the 8th edition of SOFA – School of Film Advancement. This edition will send its participating cultural managers on a busy one-year trip towards a precisely developed project that helps to shape a region’s professional film structure or film community.…

UNIC: Survival of cinemas at stake

Brussels: 5 August 2020 – The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing cinema trade associations and operators across 38 European territories, has issued the following statement: As European cinema operators finally emerge from a period of extended closure due to the COVID-19 outbreak and work hard to welcome…


The preparations for the 5th edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day are running and REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Join us next November 8th! Now more than ever we need you all reunited and together to increase the importance and visibility of arthouse cinemas in your communities and to highlight…

East Doc Series – a brand new programme for documentary series

The Institute of Documentary Film launches the East Doc Series – a brand new programme for documentary series focused on consultations and networking, connecting three European film markets. The first session will take place online as part of Baltic Sea Docs (September 2 & 7 – 8, 2020), the second…

Croatian industry professionals at Talents Sarajevo 2020

The 14th edition of Sarajevo Talents welcomes 62 prospective actors, cinematographers, directors, editors, film critics, producers, and screenwriters from South-Eastern Europe and South Caucasus. Among them are eight Croatian professionals. Talents Sarajevo will be held entirely online, from 14th to 18th August. This year's program is being held under the…

The world premiere of the Slovenian minority coproduction Oasis at the Venice festival

This year, the Venice Film Festival will take place from 2 to 12 September. The Slovenian minority coproduction Oasis, directed by the Serbian director Ivan Ikić, will have its world premiere in the context of the Venice Days (Giornate degli Autori) programme. A total of 11 films were selected for…

The winners of the 11. New Horizons Studio+ announced!

New Horizons Studio+ organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland, consisted of workshops and lectures on various aspects related to the project promotion and development. New Horizons Studio+ selects European director-producer pairs who are developing their first or second feature film. 10 emerging talents from Poland…

Croatian titles at 19th Transilvania International Film Festival

Croatian minority co-productions The Barefoot Emperor and Tales from a Prison Cell to screen at this year’s 19th Transilvania International Film Festival, while the programme dedicated to established international directors will include three titles by Vinko Brešan. The festival is held 31st July – 9th August, while the screenings will…

France Štiglic’s “The Ninth Circle” in the Cannes Classics Programme

After the qualification of the digitally restored Štiglic’s film The Valley of Peace (1956) for the 2016 Cannes Classics competition, the celebration of the 60th anniversary of its making, and its Cannes premiere, the same director’s film The Ninth Circle (1960) was the third work of his that was screened…

Croatian films and filmmakers at 26th Sarajevo Film Festival

This year’s Sarajevo Film Festival Competition programmes have been announced, which will go ahead as planned, between 14th and 21st August, both on-site and online, in line with the circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Croatian titles and Croatian minority co-productions will screen in Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film and…

A short film by the director Sara Kern competes in Sarajevo

On Thursday 23rd of July, all three competition programmes of the 26th Sarajevo Film Festival, which is to take place between 14 and 21 August, were announced. The selection of ten shorts includes the second professional short film by the director Sara Kern, titled Vesna Goodbye, which will thus have…