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30 films competes for Polish Film Awards ‘Eagles’ 2009

The 11. edition of Polish Film Awards ‘Eagles' 2009 has begun with the votes by members of Polish Film Academy. 30 films are competing this year. The competition is accompanied by the retrospective of candidatefilms between 12th and 30th January. Over 500 members of Polish Film Academy has sent their…

Hindus urge Cameron to handle upcoming Hollywood film "Avatar" "with sensitivity"

Expressing concern at the much-anticipated Hollywood movie "Avatar", Hindus have urged its director James Cameron to be careful when handling Hindu concepts and terminology.

FNE partners in Berlin: Estonian films

We are happy to announce, that five Estonian features will be screened at the European Film Market in Berlin this year.

Application process to the next edition of ScripTeast started on the 1st of February!

Next edition of ScripTeast is commencing in the autumn of 2009; the application process is on between the 1st of February and 30th of June.


March 11 > 14, 2009 6th annual co-production conference


11th Cartoon Forum (4 - 6 March, 2009)A total of 49 animated films will take part in the 11th edition of Cartoon Movie, a key meeting point for the European animation industry which will be held this year in Lyon from 4-6 March. The films, including completed projects and those…


Paris, 27 January 2009 - China's State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT) Vice Minister Tian Jin will lead a high-powered Chinese industry delegation at a series of "Focus on China" events and private receptions to be held at the 46th MIPTV on Tuesday 31st March, 2009.

Juho Kuosmanen´s Citizens won Prix Arte at Premiers Plans

Juho Kuosmanen´s short film Citizens (Kaupunkilaisia, 2008) has won the Prix Arte at Premiers Plans film festival in Angers, France. Citizens has earlier won the Second prize Leopards of Tomorrow at Locarno Film Festival. Kuosmanen´s previous short film Roadmarkers (Kestomerkitsijät, 2007) won the third prize at the Cinéfondation in Cannes.

INPUT 2009

INVITATIONWe are pleased to invite you to take part in INPUT- the International Conference of PublicTelevisions, which will take place on May 10-15,2009 at the Palace of Culture and Science inWarsaw.

INPUT comes to Warsaw

The International Conference of Public Television (INPUT) takes place this year in Warsaw, from May 10-15.

The European Independent Film Festival 2009 submission deadline is January 15

(PARIS, FRANCE) January 8, 2009The European Independent Film Festival (ÉCU) discovers, promotes andprojects the best independent films from around the world every yearat La Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris.

Advertising Director/Blue Agency Co-Founder Christophe Lambert Keynotes at MIPTV 2009

Paris, 22 December 2008 - Christophe Lambert, advertising director andco-founder of the Blue agency with director/producer Luc Besson, willgive the Creative keynote at MIPTV 2009 on branded entertainment.

Fifth Berlin Panorama for Europa Cinemas Label

Over six years the Label has successfully supported 20 European Films

Sunny Side of the Doc hosts co-production conference at Sofia festival

Sunny Side of the Doc is accepting submissions for its March 11-14 co-production seminar, A Rendez-vous with Sofia, through January 15.

MSN JOINS MIPTV’S CONTENT 360 COMPETITION Call for entries until 19 January

MIPTV 2009 Content 360 today announces that digital creators, interactive agencies and producers will have until 19 January 2009 to enter into the cross-media international competition, Content 360. The 46th MIPTV will be held in Cannes, France, from 30 March to 3 April 2009. This will be the first time…

We would like to think all our sponsors and supporters in 2008; the MEDIA Programme of the European

SPI is releasing its first Blu-Ray disc in Hungary on 18 December. A total of 500 Blu-Ray discs of the French blockbuster "Asterix at the Olympic Games" will go on sale as of Thursday.The market of high definition discs is relatively small in Hungary, but this consumer segment is eager…

MIP TV names Ynon Kreiz as Keynote Speaker

Ynon Kreiz, CEO of the Endemol group, will deliver a keynote speech at the 46th MIPTV (30 March – 3 April 2009, Cannes, France). Ynon Kreiz comments: “MIPTV is a pivotal event in the TV industry calendar and 2009 is set to be the most challenging year our sector has…

Central European Media Enterprises Michael Garin Retires as CEO, will becom Vice Chairman of Board

- Adrian Sarbu appointed President and Chief Operating Officer - HAMILTON, Bermuda, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. ("CME") (Nasdaq/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) announced that, effective January 1, 2009, Michael Garin is retiring as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Mr. Garin will continue to be involved…

European Film Promotion announced Shooting Stars

European Film Promotion (EFP) announced today the ten SHOOTING STARS of 2009, the annual new talent forum at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale). This group of prominent young actors who come from across Europe have been chosen from a broad list of potential candidates identified by the EFP's pan-European…

The European Independent Film Festival launches new program for independent filmmakers.

he European Independent Film Festival 2009 (ÉCU 2009) announces a new initiative, The Perfect Pitch , which will premiere at the 2009 Festival to be held between the 13th-15th of March, 2009 at La Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Francois Mitterrand, in Paris. The Perfect Pitch will be a series of…