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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 seriesThe 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 on…
07-11-2019

Restored first colour Lithuanian film has its world premiere in Washington

As Lithuanian films are receiving more and more recognition at international film festivals, the Lithuanian film heritage is also being screened in various programs. On November 3rd the world premiere of the first colour Lithuanian film “March! March! Tra-ta-ta!” (lit. Marš! Marš! Tra-ta-ta!, 1964) by dir. Raimondas Vabalas took place…
05-11-2019

CZECH FILMS AT FESTIVALS: AUTUMN

Czech films and co-productions beyond borders of the Czech Republic: What successes did Czech films achieve during the autumn so far? In the near future, what premieres await us at film festivals? Here is the summary of what is important to know. Czech films at festivals The hottest news involving…
04-11-2019

The shooting of the feature Eva by the director Tijana Zinajić begins

On Friday, 25 October, the shooting of the live-action feature Eva by the director TijanaZinajić began in Ljubljana. The script for this romantic comedy was written by IzaStrehar. Zinajić’s directorial debut focuses on Eva, an academy-trained painter. About to turn 27, she realises that she has not yet achieved anything…
29-10-2019

Lithuanian stories about freedom at Lübeck Film Festival

This year’s visitors of the Nordic Film Days Lübeck will be able to see six Lithuanian films of various genres with a uniting topic: a desire for freedom, told through youthful pranks and historical experiences. Two Lithuanian films were selected for this year’s Nordic Film Days competition. Director Karolis Kaupinis’…
29-10-2019

Two Lithuanian films to have world premieres at DOK Leipzig

DOK Leipzig, an international festival for documentary and animated film which kicks off today sheds light on Lithuanian films. Two films will have its world premieres at the festival: “Exemplary Behaviour” (lit. Pavyzdingas elgesys), a documentary by Audrius Mickevičius and Nerijus Mileris and “One life” (lit. Vienas gyvenimas), a short…
28-10-2019

14 days left to submit projects to East Doc Platform 2020

Submit your Central and Eastern European feature length and interactive projects to the 19th edition of East Doc Platform, which will take place in Prague, March 7–13, 2020. The deadline is November 8, 2019.The East Doc Platform is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East…
25-10-2019

“Act for Heritage!”: Conference on Council of Europe’s Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property in Cyprus

https://go.coe.int/HeaDT Cultural property, as an invaluable testimony of history and identity to be preserved in all circumstances, contributes to the creation of a more peaceful, just and cohesive society. However, with alarming frequency, cultural property is targeted in both peace and wartime, often leading to a permanent destruction or loss…
24-10-2019

LAST DAYS TO APPLY: WHEN EAST MEETS WEST 2020 - Call for entries for WEMW Co-Production Forum

WEMW Co-production Forum DEADLINE: October 31, 2019 The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 19-21, 2020) will launch the new East & West focus and will bring together over 500 film professionals from more than 40 countries, in particular from the 2020 spotlight countries: Hungary, Moldova, Romania & Austria, Germany, Switzerland.…
24-10-2019

Czech Joy in the Spotlight at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019

Fourth edition of Czech Joy in the Spotlight is once again organized by Czech Film Fund / Czech Film Center and Ji.hlava International Documentarty Film Festival (24. - 29. 10. 2019). The presentation and short previews of 10 brand new Czech documentaries will be held for Industry pass holders on …
23-10-2019

1989-2019 : THIRTY YEARS AFTER THE FALL OF THE IRON CURTAIN

Thirty years have passed since the Fall of the Iron Film Screenings: Curtain. This is a good opportunity to question, through some filmmakers’ point of view, the ways in October 18th at 7pm - Auditorium of the City which profound changes have taken place since of Paris (5, quai de…
21-10-2019

ACF Advises Bear Grylls on his Sale to Banijay to form The Premier Home of Adventure Programming: The Natural Studios

From top: Bear Gryll'sglibal phenomenon, Man us Wild - estimated aggregate global audience of 1.2 bn, Bear Grylls, and Delbert Shoopman. More information: https://www.acfib.com/press-release/acf-advises-bear-grylls-on-his-sale-to-banijay-to-form-the-premier-home-of-adventure-programming-the-natural-studios/
17-10-2019

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER AND NOMINEES CONFIRM PARTICIPATION AT NEM ZAGREB 2019

· Leading global and European TV companies and associations confirm their participation at NEM Zagreb 2019 · First speakers to confirm are Academy Award winner and nominees · Renowned speakers will share their knowledge and experience through lectures, one-on-one discussions, panels and workshops Zagreb, October 16th 2019 – NEM Zagreb…
16-10-2019

THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE DEBUT ON CZECH TV

After having high viewing figures on CANAL+ this summer as well as getting great reviews from Polish journalists and audience members, THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE directed by Dariusz Jabłoński debuted in the Czech television market, on Czech TV,Monday October 14th. The series will be broadcasted from October 14th at a prime…
16-10-2019

ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum 2019: we know the winners of ANIMARKT Pitching

ANIMARKT Pitching is a great opportunity to present your puppet short film project to an international jury and attract partners for its realization. The final projects were presented on 11th October during the ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum, which was held in Łódź for the fourth time. Pitching is one of…
15-10-2019

Romania’s Alien Films Ent. Has Already Shot Two Projects Under The Cash Rebate In 2019

Alien Films Entertainment was one of the first Romanian established production companies that met the requirements stated by the scheme and brought successful projects on the Romanian film market, benefiting from this support. The production company created long term relationship with the partners abroad based on trust and quality services.
15-10-2019

NEM ZAGREB 2019: TV WRITING CONTEST PRESELECTION JURY CONFIRMED – BAFTA NOMINEE AMONG MEMBERS

New Europe Market (NEM) is bringing some of the key players from the TV industry from USA, UK, Hungary, Belgium, The Czech Republic and Estonia to Zagreb TV Writing Contest is a unique opportunity for talented screenwriters regardless of their experience Zagreb, September 24th 2019 – NEM Zagreb 2019, the…
14-10-2019

12 Animated Projects and 6 Film Professionals Selected for CEE Animation Workshop

CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long project development and production skills advancement programme for professionals. For the second edition, filmmakers from low production capacity countries could apply with animated projects of any format (short, TV, features, hybrid) in development. The call was also open to a limited number of participants…
13-10-2019

Europa Distribution's 13th Annual Conference MIA, Rome October 16 - 19 2019

Europa Distribution will hold its 13th Annual Conference in the scope of MIA Market – Mercato Internazionale Audiovisivo – in Rome. The event will take place from October 16 to 19 and will bring together around sixty independent distributors, all members of the European network. Continuing with the now traditional…
11-10-2019