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Polish Director Filip Jan Rymsza’s Film Mosquito State Screening in Venic

Synopsis: August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.

Baltic Pitching Forum announces participants for 2020 edition

Eighth edition takes place online between 8th-10th October 2020 with Poland as guest country The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) has announced the 12 projects that will be pitched at its renowned industry event between 8th and 10th October. Moving completely online due to the current pandemic,…

Romania’s TANGIBLE UTOPIAS VR directed by Ioana Mischie is selected for the Venice Gap Financing Market

the meditative virtual reality game brings to life an Odyssey of enchanting future cities inspired by the visions of children and developed extensively by artists, architects or sociologists. the virtual reality prototype is selected for Venice Gap Financing Market, that will take place in between the 4th and the 6th…

BIAFF 2020 – Batumi Film Festival announces International Jury Line-up

BIAFF film festival will take place 13-20 September. BIAFF festival organizers – Batumi Art-house ARGANI and official partner – Batumi city hall. BIAFF 2020 international jury list is finalized, which includes: BIAFF INTERNATIONAL Feature Films Competition Lana Ghoghoberidze – Head of Jury Carmen Grey, Germany Layth Abdulamir, France Nika Abramishvili,…

Arūnas Žebriūnas’ classic “The Girl and the Echo” to run across French cinemas

A restored 1964 classic “The Girl and the Echo” (lit. Paskutinė atostogų diena) by the Lithuanian director Arūnas Žebriūnas is opening across French cinemas today. This month, the film will be available to viewers in 24 French cities. This is the second Lithuanian classic film released in France. The classic…


EUROPEAN VOD MEETINGS The European VoD Meetings, the only training course especially conceived for the Video on Demand industry, is kicking off today, September 1st in Venice. After the previous workshop set to take place in Sofia, Bulgaria in March this year was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, VoD…

Kids Kino.Lab Call For Submission Opens! Submit Your Project!

Kids Kino.Lab, script development programme, opens the call for submission. Are you ready to submit your project? The deadline is October 23rd. Kids Kino.Lab is an international script development programme for film projects and TV series for young audiences. It is dedicated to scriptwriters and producers who are interested in…

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…