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The Painted Bird is the Czech Oscar candidate

The Czech Film and Television Academy selected The Painted Bird as this year's Czech Oscar candidate. Czech-Ukrainian-Slovak drama written, directed and produced by Václav Marhoul, will represent the Czech Republic as the official submission for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Foreign Language Film category. About the film Czech Republic,…
16-09-2019

BALTIC SEA DOCS 2019 – AWARD WINNERS AND STATISTICS

23rd Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs) was held in Latvia, 3 - 8 September 2019. During the Baltic Sea Docs, the pitching forum took place in Riga, presenting 25 documentary film projects to the panel of decision makers; the film programme was shown in the art house…
15-09-2019

Student Academy Award goes to Czech short Daughter

BREAKING NEWS Student Academy Award goes to Czech short Daughter The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced this year's winners of the Student Academy Awards. The student Oscar for the best animated film from international schools goes to Czech short Daughter. Daria Kashcheeva, a student of FAMU,…
13-09-2019

dok.incubator preview spotlights 8 freshly baked documentaries

Film festival Nordisk Panorama will once again host the dok.incubator preview, an exclusive showcase of eight outstanding documentary features just before their premiere. The films developed in the rough cut workshop explore different themes – complex social issues as well as personal dramas – yet unite in creating social and…
11-09-2019

CEI and FNE Team Up with Warsaw Kids Forum for Inspiration Day

The issues of developing projects that will make up the future of content directed at children and young adults will be tackled during INSPIRATION DAY, a special event hosted by the Warsaw Kids Film Forum with the participation of Film New Europe and the backing of the Central European Initiative…
10-09-2019

Discover the 2019 Cartoon Tributes selection

AWARD CEREMONY – 19 SEPTEMBER 2019 Toulouse will host the 30th edition of Cartoon Forum, the unique co-production platform for European animation series from 16-19 September. 85 new projects from across Europe will be pitched. This year 24 countries will be presenting their projects to about 1000 producers, investors, distributors,…
10-09-2019

Inspiration Day supported by FNE and CEI @ Warsaw Kids Film Forum

Dates: 25-26 September 2019Place: Warsaw DAY I - INSPIRATION DAY INSPIRATION DAY PART I- ARE WE ON TRACK or do we need to fast forward? WELCOME to a new edition of the INSPIRATION DAY - our exchange hub for all professionals working with children’s screen content. Our best practice presentation…
09-09-2019

22nd FSF PRESS: 2019 Badjura Award goes to Andrej Zdravič

The Festival of Slovenian Film traditionally features the presentation of the Metod Badjura Lifetime Achievement Award. This year’s winner is the independent filmmaker and sound composer Andrej Zdravič. The jurors for the 2019 Metod Badjura Award, who gave an extensive commentary honouring the life and work of the laureate, were…
06-09-2019

Doc Lab Poland Hot Selection 2019 - Krzyżoki i Dziwor

DOC LAB POLAND HOT SELECTION 2019 Awarded Polish documentaries - Diagnosis by Ewa Pogórska, Horse Riders (Krzyżoki) by Anna Gawlita and Weirdy (Dziwor) by Paweł Dyllus will be shown on September as part of Doc Lab Poland Hot Selection 2019, presenting the best and most awarded Polish documentary films of…
06-09-2019

Meet the Guests of Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2019!

Over 200 guests from 25 countries will attend the 3rd edition of the Forum, including 100 foreign guests from Europe and abroad. We are especially proud of strong representation of sales agents, distributors and TV stations.Pitchings of 27 European film and TV projects for children will be observed by 17…
05-09-2019

ANIMARKT 2019 REVEALS THE CARDS

ANIMARKT 2019 REVEALS THE CARDS Unique consultations with the experts, recruitment of animators and costume fabricators for work in the world-famous Laika studio or workshops with the best in the branch are only a few strong reasons to attend Animarkt Stop Motion Forum 2019, which takes place on 8-12 October…
05-09-2019

The 5th edition of Pustnik has started

The 5th edition of Pustnik has started The 5th edition of Pustnik - the international screenwriters residency opened its gates on Monday, the 2nd of September at Portul Cultural Cetate and will be over on the 10th of September. The 8 finalists coming from six different states around the world…
04-09-2019

tx-reverse 360° and tx-mirror @ Ars Electronica

We are happy that two of our works will be shown at Ars Electronica Linz:
04-09-2019

In Latvia This Week: The 23rd BALTIC SEA DOCUMENTARY FILM FORUM

This week, from Sept. 3 – 8, the 23rd Baltic Sea Documentary Film Forum (Baltic Sea Docs), organized by the National Film Centre is taking place in Latvia. The Forum will give audiences on the ground in Riga, Cēsis, Valmiera, Rēzekne, Jēkabpils and Liepāja, as well as through the Straume…
03-09-2019

MIDPOINT graduates selected to Toronto International Film Festival / ZANA / ENTWINED

Antoneta Kastrati´s feature film debut ZANA has been selected for this year's Discovery section at Toronto International Film Festival. It was developed at MIDPOINT Feature Launch in 2017. Writer and director Antoneta Kastrati and producer Casey Cooper Johnson(Crossing Bridges Films), who attended our Feature Launch program, recount their experience: „With…
03-09-2019

Czech films at Toronto IFF 2019

Czech Film Center is heading to the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. We’ll be based at the EFP Europe! Umbrella No. 24 at TIFF Industry Centre at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. If you would like to meet with us and get some information about Czech film industry, please come and…
02-09-2019

After a 17-year break, Lithuanian feature films came back to the Venice Film Festival

Lithuanian filmmakers return to Venice: after a long break, Lithuanian titles and names will be heard at the main program of the film festival. Two feature films celebrating authors and talents are featured at the festival’s program this week. It’s an important milestone to Lithuania, as the last time a…
02-09-2019

The Other Neighbors - A documentary film by Nika Tsiklauri

The Other Neighbors A documentary film by Nika Tsiklauri2019 The city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butThe city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butthey are almost everywhere as the urban landscape is…
02-09-2019

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