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Awards of Polish Days 2021 announced

Polish Days – the most important industry event of New Horizons IFF, co-organized by the Polish Film Institute has just finished.
18-08-2021

Welcome to Film Spring Open Workshop – shooting films and AV projects festival

We open the Film Spring Open Workshop registration, which will take place in Krakow between 12-21.10.2021.
18-08-2021

New Horizons Studio+ awards announced

The 12th edition of New Horizons Studio+ took place from 12th till 15th August during the 21. New Horizons International Film Festival (12th - 22nd August 2021).
17-08-2021

Soso Bliadze’s OTAR’S DEATH celebrates world premiere in Karlovy Vary

‘Otar’s Death’, the feature debut by Georgian director loseb “Soso” Bliadze, will celebrate its world premiere on Saturday, August 21 in the East of the West Competition at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, running August 20 - 28.
16-08-2021

Noir Film Festival starts in a week. Introducing the official festival trailer

Exactly one week from today, on Wednesday 18 August, the halls of Český Šternberk Castle will open to visitors of the Noir Film Festival. The first screening of the 9th edition of the event, which regularly brings a few days of chilling film dramas, detective stories and thrillers every August,…
11-08-2021

Virtual Talks, Silbersalz Conference, Open Submissions & More

CINELINK INDUSTRY TALKSPRESENTED IN PARTNERSHIP WITHSARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL AND SCREEN INTERNATIONAL We're thrilled to invite you to our series of 5 virtual talks, presented live at Sarajevo Film Festival. Topics include: - Critically important mental health in the film industry - How to combat the dominance of white male film…
11-08-2021

The shooting of Man Without Guilt by Ivan Gergolet is complete

The first feature film Man Without Guilt by the director and screenwriter Ivan Gergolet was shot at the border area between Slovenia and Italy. The film is scheduled for release and distribution in March 2022. The story of personal revenge and redemption is set in Trieste, a city on the…
09-08-2021

Registration for the International Online Course in Film Journalism and Criticism "Asian cinema: How to talk and write about it?" is now open!

Do you love writing and talking about cinema? Do you feel like taking your publications to the next level? Are you looking for forms other than the traditional review? Are you interested in how a critic can cooperate with a film festival? Want to learn how to write sensitively about…
09-08-2021

Learn to work in a professional writers' room – apply to our program till August 15!

As one of MIDPOINT Institute’s series-oriented training programs, Writers’ Room is targeting writers and creative producers without a particular project in development whose ambition is to start their careers as writers' room members or showrunners.
06-08-2021

Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals join forces to launch Producers LINK

Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals are joining forces to launch Producers LINK, a newly established programme for emerging producers of children’s content.
06-08-2021

Czech films at Locarno IFF 2021

74th Locarno Film Festival will give floor to two Czech films. Francesco Montagner’s documentary Brotherhood will celebrate its world premiere in the Concorso Cineasti del presente competition section, and Diana Cam Van Nguyen has been invited to world-premiere her short film Love, Dad in the Pardi di domani competition. Both…
31-07-2021

Three Czech co-productions selected for the Venice IFF 2021

At the 78th Venice International Film Festival, Czech cinema will be represented by 3 films, which have been selected for this year’s official selection. Polish-French-Czech political thriller Leave No Traces will celebrate its world premiere in the Venezia 78 Competition. Slovak-Czech-Ukrainian 107 Mothers and Romanian-Czech-Latvian Miracle will both world-premiere in…
26-07-2021

Submission Deadline for Hypewriter is extended until August 31

Hypewriter, the international pitch forum for original tv series ideas has extended its submission deadline until August 31. Organizers Paprika Studios and RTL Hungary have received almost 200 ideas from 20 countries until the original July 15 deadline but have decided to give the chance to those late to the…
22-07-2021

Rhodope International Documentary Film Fest (RIFE)

The revival of an emblematic international film festival for young filmmakers in Eastern Europe The Festival Rhodope International Documentary Film Festival (RIFE) is a new take on one of the most emblematic film events in Bulgaria for young filmmakers, held from 1973 to 1991 in the beautiful mountain town of…
21-07-2021

Re-run of New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes available online

Polish Days, the most important industry event at the New Horizons International Film Festival, is organized jointly with the Polish Film Institute. This year Polish Days has been invited again for the Marché du Film Goes to Cannes programme, presenting the following works-in-progress: Imago, directed by Olga Chajdas, produced by…
21-07-2021

Murina wins award for best debut film at Cannes

Murina cast and crew in Cannes At this year’s Cannes Film Festival gala closing ceremony, held on Saturday, 17th July, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s Murina wins the prestigious Camera d’Or, one of the biggest international achievements of Croatian film to date. Camera d’Or is the annual Cannes Film Festival award bestowed…
19-07-2021

Czech Film Fund supported minority co-productions

The Czech Film Fund announced support for ten minority co-productions using the full amount of CZK 20 000 000 (aprox EUR 770 000) allocated in this call. Czech co-producers of five fiction features, three documentary features, one animated film and one short film succeeded in this call and will be…
19-07-2021

First ever mentorship program for women filmmakers of the Baltic states

Mentorship has truly become a significant part of professional development. This is why the very first “Baltic Women in Film Mentorship 2021-2022” program, exclusively for women in film and TV industries of the Baltic states, is organized. The eight month mentorship welcomes women from various fields of these industries, whether…
15-07-2021

THE KRZYSZTOF KIEŚLOWSKI SCRIPTEAST AWARD 2021 FOR THE BEST SCRIPT FROM EASTERN EUROPE HAS BEEN PRESENTED AT THE 74th CANNES FILM FESTIVAL IN THE 15TH EDITION

AN ENEMY, by Teresa Zofia Czepiec and Maciej Sobieszczański from Poland, has won the Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast Award 2021 for the Best Eastern Europan Script.
14-07-2021

Polish Film Institute, Independent Film Foundation and ACE Producers sign partnership in Cannes

10 July 2021 – Polish Film Institute, Independent Film Foundation and ACE Producers sign partnership in Cannes have signed a 5-year partnership to organize the ACE Financing Strategies Workshops and the related ACE Training Days Poland in Warsaw from 2021 to 2025. The goal of this long-term partnership is to…
11-07-2021