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EUROVOD Newsletter - February 2020

Here we are: next month, the 4th session of the European VoD Meetings will kick-off in Sofia, gathering 36 participants from 15 countries and representing 29 companies. Organized in cooperation with the Sofia FF and Sofia Meetings, and co-financed by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme, the training will feature round tables,…
18-02-2020

RECORD 1.34 BILLION VISITS TO EUROPEAN CINEMAS IN 2019

Brussels: 17 February 2020 – The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today released its provisional update on admissions and box office revenues across Europe for 2019.
17-02-2020

The world premiere of NUMBERS by Oleg Sentsov

The world premiere of NUMBERS, a film by Oleg Sentsov, directed from a gulag, is to take place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 18. The special screening will be a part of the Berlinale 70th anniversary celebration. The film will also screen as Berlinale Special. Today, we present the trailer, poster and…
17-02-2020

Emerging Producers 2020 will be introduced in Berlin

The second leg of the Emerging Producers 2020 workshop starts today in Berlin and will be topped off by our traditional social event in honour of the up-and-coming generation of European documentary film producers. The Emerging Producers cocktail in Berlin will take place this Friday, February 21 from 9.00 PM.…
17-02-2020

Czech films at Berlinale 2020

Czech Film Fund and its divisions Czech Film Center and Czech Film Commission will once again represent Czech Cinema at Berlin International Film Festival. Come and visit us at the European Film Market (or book a meeting with us - contacts below) and learn more about the current state of…
13-02-2020

MIDPOINT Editing Room 2020: Lost in Paradise

One of the main goals of all MIDPOINT programs is the continuous support for its projects – from the very beginning “on the paper” till the editing room and even further on. MIDPOINT's special post-production program is now offering consultations in the editing room for its alumni project Lost in…
12-02-2020

°efp producers on the move at the cannes film festival 2020

European Film Promotion Seeks Europe's Most Promising Up-and-Coming International Producers 'God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya' realised among others by Producers on the Move Zdenka Gold and Labina Mitevska Each year, 20 young producers from 20 different countries from throughout Europe are selected to participate in PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE…
12-02-2020

Oscar Director and Sound Editor of Hollywood Blockbusters Visit the Visegrad Film Forum 2020

From March 10th to 14th, the director Gosta-Gavras and sound editor Eddy Joseph will attend the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. The 9th Visegrad Film Forum will offer more than the screening of their well-known movies. The rich audiovisual program will be complemented…
12-02-2020

Cartoon Business 2020 - Scholarship application

Cartoon Business is a top-level seminar focusing on the new generation models of financing and revenues brought about by the changes in the production and distribution markets. The next Cartoon Business will be held in Gran Canaria (Spain) from 24th to 26th March 2020.
11-02-2020

Call for applications | Transilvania Pitch Stop 2020

2020 Call for Projects - Make your film happen!
10-02-2020

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