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CEE Animation Forum Opens Call for Animated Projects and Launches New VR Category

CEE Animation Forum (5–8 May, Liberec, Czech Republic) is a co-production pitching, B2B and networking event with the intention to boost the projects´ international circulation potential, visibility and their access to a wider European market. For its 2020 edition, the organisers have expanded the number of categories open to animated…
27-11-2019

EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD for Ankica Jurić Tilić

This year’s EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production
26-11-2019

press conference with the PÖFF Lifetime Achievement Award laureate Andrei Konchalovsky

We invite you to join the press conference with Andrei Konchalovsky, the Lifetime Achievement Award laureate of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, taking place in the Russian Cultural Center (Mere puiestee 5) on the 26th of November at 1 pm. The press conference will be held in English…
25-11-2019

EFP and ACC Announce the Winner of the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films

Cairo, 23 November 2019. EFP (European Film Promotion) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) proudly present the winner of the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar Mitevska. 42 film critics from 13 Arab countries selected the best European film out…
25-11-2019

“Porto/Post/Doc” pays tribute to Lithuanian documentary maker Stonys

This year Portugal’s documentary festival “Porto/Post/Doc”will pay special attention to Lithuanian documentary filmmaker Audrius Stonys. The festival goers will be able to watch director’s retrospective and other Lithuanian films that influenced his work. In total 14 Lithuanian films will be screened at the festival. Stonys will also attend the festival.…
25-11-2019

Mark your calendar! You have until December 15th to apply to the European VoD Meetings in Sofia

Only 3 weeks left to apply to the European VoD Meetings in Sofia, Bulgaria, in partnership with the Sofia Meetings during the Sofia International Film Festival, from March 18-21 2020. The training for VoD Professionals will highlight case studies, roundtables, workshops on Marketing, Tech Innovation, Access to Finance, Distribution, Regulations,…
22-11-2019

FERA and SAA support Croatian Audiovisual Authors resisting censorship

The Federation of European Film and TV Directors and the Society of Audiovisual Authors support the Croatian filmmakers’ campaign I’D LIKE TO WATCH THAT – HRT SAYS – NYET! initiated in July 2019. Public service broadcaster HRT has failed to fulfil its obligations regarding the promotion of European audiovisual works…
22-11-2019

3 FILMS AND 3 PROJECTS FROM DOC LAB POLAND at IDFA

This year, at IDFA International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, three films developed as part of the DOC LAB POLAND program: "Lessons of Love" by Małgorzata Goliszewska and Katarzyna Mateja, "Sonny" by Paweł Chorzępa and "The Whale from Lorino" by Maciej Cuske are the only three Polish documentary films in the festival…
22-11-2019

Creative Europe Programme 2021-2027 Investing in our culture is investing in our future Open letter to EU leaders from Europe’s cultural and creative sectors

Dear President of the European Council, Dear Member States representatives, We are writing as a group of (XXX- to be added at a later stage) organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors ahead of the European Council discussions on the future EU budget. At this key juncture of the…
21-11-2019

The European Film Forum in Tallinn eyes the future of Europe's talents, technology and diversity

How European talents in cinema, games and digital content will stay relevant with global competition increasing, how European startup innovators are championing new business models, and how Europe can lead the way in industry diversity actions? Those will be the three main topics on the agenda of the upcoming European…
21-11-2019

dok.incubator workshop calls for ambitious feature docs in rough cut stage

submission deadlineJanuary 29th 2020 Apply for six months of intensive editing and development of your documentary film aiming for premiere by early autumn 2020: / work with more than 30 world-class editors, producers and distributors throughout the postproduction period / sharpen the storytelling and maximize your film’s international potential /…
20-11-2019

EUROPA DISTRIBUTION WORKSHOP International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam November 24th - 26th

For the second time, Europa Distribution will be at the IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam where it will hold a workshop dedicated to the distribution of documentaries. From November 24th to 26th, around 20 independent distributors, all members of the European network, will participate in an open panel…
20-11-2019

Latest Lithuanian films and projects to compete in Tallinn

Lithuania joins Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (aka PÖFF) with a rich line-up and a growing delegation of Lithuanian film professionals. 12 Lithuanian films and co-productions will be screened at this year’s programme, with the world premiere of Jurgis Matulevičius’ debut film “Isaac” (lit. Izaokas) being one of the most…
15-11-2019

JOIN US AT THE AUGMENTING PERFORMANCE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

We are happy to announce that the PROGRAM of the AUGMENTING PERFORMANCE international conference that will be organized at CINETic UNATC Bucharest (15-17 November 2019) is now available online. (Please keep following our website for updates) We are delighted to have brought together such a diverse group of professionals –…
14-11-2019

Meet the Participants of Kids Kino.Lab 2019/20 development programme

Next great thing is just around the corner! We are happy to announce that 4th edition of Kids Kino.Lab (former: Kids Film.Pro), international script development program, will start with the first session on 26th of November in Poznań (Poland) thanks to International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! Workshops in…
14-11-2019

Etoiles et Toiles du Cinéma Européen - Awards

Strasbourg, 13.11.2019 –The 20th edition of this event which opened on the 3 October 2019 comes to a close today with the awarding of honorary prizes to three Eurimages-supported international co-productions: The Odyssée-Council of Europe Prize for Human Rights goes to God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar…
14-11-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival to screen eight series in the TV Beats programme

The TV Beats programme will screen eight new series from around the world, three of them world premieres, including an Amazon production and the first Estonian series produced by the Finnish telecommunication company Elisa. Running in its third year, the programme, designed to showcase some of the fresh highlights in…
13-11-2019

MOVIE STARS AND HOLLYWOOD TV SERIES CREATORS ARE COMING TO CROATIA: FULL NEM ZAGREB AGENDA REVEALED

NEM Zagreb will host the first screenings of TV shows from the biggest production companies such as CBS Studios International, BBC Studios, all3media international, Keshet International, yes Studios, Croatian Radiotelevision and RTV Slovenia. Keynote speeches will be delivered by Frank Spotnitz, creator of the X-Files and The Man in the…
13-11-2019

Beta Film sells “The Pleasure Principle” to Germany ́s ZDF / ARTE

Munich, 31.10.2019. Beta Film has closed a major territory deal for its high-end crime series The Pleasure Principle – the first international television co-production between Central and Eastern European countries on such a great scale. The 10 x one hour series was acquired by ZDF for ARTE to be aired…
12-11-2019

9th US in Progress Winners Announced

In the 9th edition of US in Progress Wrocław industry program (November 6th-8th) taking place in the frame of the 10th American Film Festival 6 projects were presented. All were eligible for the post-production in-kind awards (post-production services sponsored by the partners of the programme). The projects are receiving the…
12-11-2019