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MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 announcing the project selection

The selection of MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 projects is here! MIDPOINT´s leading short-film oriented program has selected 4 short film projects from Estonia, Greece, Poland and Serbia for the upcoming edition. In September, MIDPOINT's special program will take off in Prague, Czech Republic with its first workshop and 4 teams of…
29-08-2019

CICAE Press Release - CICAE asks festivals to call for universal rules in theatrical distribution

CICAE asks festivals to call for universal rules in theatrical distribution Festivals take one of the most important roles in the discovery of cinema. They curate the current and future state of film, elevate young talent and showcasing diversity in filmmaking. Within their competition, small independent voices can get the…
28-08-2019

Explore the new programme of Warsaw Kids Film Forum

After great success of previous editions, we have significantly extended this year’s offer. It involved prolonging the list of attending guests as well as expanding on the programme. Apart from a compelling pitching offer, thanks to added value in the form of workshops, script and legal consultations, co-pro breakfast, trip…
28-08-2019

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2019: Awards Winners

Czech branch of HBO Europe grants a financial award at MIDPOINT TV Launch The third and final workshop of MIDPOINT TV Launch has concluded with the Partners´Awards Ceremony at the industry platform CineLink Drama within Sarajevo Film Festival. The 2019 edition of TV Launch program introduced six projects of TV…
23-08-2019

For the first time two films from Estonia are competing for Oscars

A special committee led by Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has voted for submitting a national epic Truth and Justice, adapted and directed by Tanel Toom, as the candidate for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In addition, for the first time, Estonia is also represented by a documentary…
22-08-2019

What's Slovak in Venice?

Dear friends of the Slovak Film Institute, we are thrilled to present the Slovak line-up at the 76th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 – September 7, 2019)! Long-awaited The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul was selected for the Main Competition and short animated SH_T HAPPENS by directing duo David…
22-08-2019

Europa Distribution Open Panel in Haugesund, August 21 2019

For the fourth year of their successful collaboration in the series of talks around the them of « The circulation and promotion of Scandinavian films », Europa Distribution and New Nordic Films will this year take a closer look at the film value chain, and more specifically at how essential…
19-08-2019

Docu Talent Awards 2019 went to Kix and Frem

Emerging Producers 2019 were announced, with Taiwan as guest country
19-08-2019

The world premiere of the film Stories from the Chestnut Woods at the Toronto Film Festival

The world premiere of the film Stories from the Chestnut Woods at the Toronto Film Festival The live-action feature Stories from the Chestnut Woods by the director Gregor Božič and screenwriter and producer Marina Gumzi will have its world premiere at the film festival in Toronto, one of the most…
14-08-2019

EFP and Arab Cinema Center announce First Arab Critics' Award for European Films

European Film Promotion and the Arab Cinema Center Announce the First Arab Critics’ Award for European Films EFP (European Film Promotion) has started to discover the Arab world and is now partnering with the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) to launch an Arab Critics’ Award for European Films dedi- cated to…
08-08-2019

Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2019 // accreditations now in sale

EARLY BIRD accreditation for the 3. Edition of Warsaw Kids Film Forum is now available. Warsaw Kids Film Forum is an industry part of the International Kids Film Festival in Warsaw. It serves not only as a platform where European industry can meet in order to exchange ideas, share experiences…
08-08-2019

Augmenting Performance | International Conference | 15-17 November 2019

International Conference | 15-17 November 2019 | CINETic, Bucharest Elephants were replaced from Circus shows by holographic images and we are all very happy about it, hoping that soon this will also happen in zoos. Telepresence, plays written by AI, dancing with robots, digital sets have become a daily part…
31-07-2019

Animarkt Pitching 2019 - last call

If you have a stop motion project in development, take part in pitching, win big prizes and have a unique chance to present your ideas to producers, distributors, or broadcasters from all over the world. Submissions for projects that will take part in international pitching during the Animarkt Stop Motion…
31-07-2019

Congratulations to EFP alumni at Venice International Film Festival

EFP (European Film Promotion) is delighted to announce that 16 alumni of our talent promotion programme EFP EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS and seven participants of the networking and promotion platform PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE will celebrate their films' premieres in Venice and for the first time, a director taking part in…
31-07-2019

Lithuanian Films Score Big With International Audiences

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has released a list of 33 Lithuanian films wich have been released and screened internationally in 2018 The list includes four animated, seven feature and 22 documentary films. (Already in 2018 distribution reached a remarkable increase – 21 national films were premiered (compared to 11…
29-07-2019

Breaking News: The Painted Bird to compete at Venice

BREAKING NEWS Czech films to compete at 76th Venice Film Festival Long-awaited Czech-Ukrainian-Slovak feature The Painted Bird was selected for the main competition of the prestigious Venice Film Festival. The director of the project Václav Marhoul (Tobruk, 2008) based his film on the eponymous novel by Jerzy Koziński and created…
26-07-2019

Biennale di Venezia: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) calls for films selected in competition at leading film festivals and awards to receive a full theatrical release

BRUSSELS, 25 JULY 2019: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), representing cinema associations - including the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Cinema (ANEC) and the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Multiplex (ANEM) - and key operators across 38 territories in Europe, calls for films selected in competition at leading film festivals and awards to…
26-07-2019

MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro: Last Days to Apply

David Pope and Danijel Hocevar to lead the MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro workshop MIDPOINT´s first intensive workshop dedicated to Montenegrin filmmakers will be organized in October 2019 in Podgorica (October 12 – 15, 2019). The workshop will be focused both on script and project development. We are very happy to announce…
25-07-2019

Animarkt 2019 workshops and masterclasses

ANIMARKT 2019 – RECRUITMENT FOR WORKSHOPS AND MASTERCLASSES HAS STARTED This is a truly unique opportunity. Three-day professional workshops and exclusive masterclasses run by prominent figures of world animation are one of several reasons to come to Poland on 8-12 October. During the Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019 Barry Purves,…
25-07-2019

MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020: Final Days To Apply

Last chance to submit your project to MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 Developing a short film?In case you are looking for a script consultancy as well as for the professional advice with the production and promotional aspects of your project, be sure to apply to our MIDPOINT Shorts program. This professional project…
24-07-2019