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MIDPOINT´s leading short-film orientated program has selected 4 short film projects for the upcoming 2019 edition. This script and project development program will be also joined by one script consultant trainee.
The first module of the year-long CEE Animation Workshop will take place from November 30th to December 6th in Ljubljana and will focus on content development. Invited tutors who will guide the participants are two experienced script advisors Rita Domonyi and Phil Parker. The group sessions will be led by…
One of the largest internationally renowned markets for the promotion of film locations, FOCUS 2018, is taking place on 4 and 5 December in London. This year, the Slovenian Film Centre, which carries out the activities of a Film Commission in Slovenia and therefore also provides support for foreign film…
Following a week full of presentations, networking, screenings, meetings and panel discussions attracting more than 400 guests from all over the world, the 2018 awards of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event were presented at a ceremony in Tallinn tonight.
Yesterday in Tallinn, during a special presentation at Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, Rolandas Kvietkauskas, the director of the Lithuanian Film Centre, presented to the international film community the results and future outlook of the government’s tax incentive for film production in Lithuania – the national tax incentive will rise to…
Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF) has been the largest platform for the animation industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the course of its six-year existence, it has managed to build a strong base of film professionals and welcome over 150 participants from all over Europe in Třeboň every year. The…
The Lithuanian Film Week, the most extensive presentation project of Lithuanian cinema in Poland over the last few years, kicked off Friday night in Warsaw’s Iluzjon cinema. The occasion crowns the year-long series of events celebrating Lithuanian cinema and the centenary of Lithuanian statehood. The opening of the Lithuanian Film…
For the 22nd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (Feb 8 – 11, 2019) – EFP’s high profile programme for internationally most promising European acting talents at the Berlin International Film Festival – the EFP member organisations have nominated 29 European actresses and actors of which 10 will be selected by…
New edition, new structure of the workshop
Being a kid, who of us dreamt to be a superhero? Being admired, possesing super powers, flying, rescuing the world and … onself at the math lessons! We all dreamt to be unique, loved, popular. So does Iga, 11 years old, who is, unfortunately, a quite average girl. Her heroine…
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (or PÖFF), the biggest international film event in the Baltics, kicks off today. This year, the A class festival is exceptionally rich in Lithuanian offerings: as the Baltic states are celebrating the centenary of their statehood, PÖFF features the biggest programme of Lithuanian cinema in…
At its 10th edition, Meeting Point - Vilnius, the industry event of Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, renews its structure and programme. Alongside with these changes, Rita Stanelyte who has lead 8 years of successful editions is stepping out of her role as the director of MPV. „It‘s always difficult…
After the great success of the first season, the filming of the second season of Shadows over the Balkans, a series by the author and director Dragan Bjelogrlić, has recently begun. Between Friday and Sunday (16 – 18 November), the shooting took place in the Slovenian town of Piran as…
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam is the largest and most important showcase of documentary films in the world. This year’s 31st instalment will host Czech director Helena Třeštíková as a guest of honor, screening a retrospective of her work and ten of the films that most influenced her career,…
RE-ACT Co-Development Funding scheme supports a maximum of 6 projects with a minimum financial support of 10.000 Euros per project per year. The Programme Council appointed by three member funds reads and evaluates the projects in collaboration with external experts. The recipients of RE-ACT co-development funding for the year 2018…
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Fool Moon production studio (Slovakia) - in cooperation with RTVS (Radio & Television Slovakia – public broadcaster) and MAUR film studio (Czech Republic) - has created Mimi & Lisa: Christmas Lights Mystery - a 26-minute animated film. This new fairy-tale addition to the popular Mimi & Lisa series will premiere…
Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF) has been the largest platform for the animation industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the course of its six-year existence, it has managed to build a strong base of film professionals and welcome over 150 participants from all over Europe in Třeboň every year. The…
After winning the Latvian National Film Award “Lielais Kristaps” for the Best Feature just yesterday, the compelling family drama BILLE (dir. Ināra Kolmane), a co-production of Film Studio DEVIŅI (Latvia), Masterfilm and Magiclab (Czech Republic), and Studio 2 (Lithuania) is getting ready for its international premiere on November 27 as…
“IRINA” triumphed on the stage of three important international film festivals last week. The film was included in the 25th Minsk Film Festival main competition. The screening was a huge success, making the film one of the favourites’ for the audience award. “IRINA” received the Grand Prix “Golden Owl” for…