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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

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