Camerimage Market was always the beating heart of the subsequent editions of EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival. In a space where art met technology entry card holders could approach the representatives of the largest branch companies. This year we host ARRI, Sony, Zeiss, Harkness, Canon, Cooke Optics, Fujifilm, De Sisti, BEIKS, as well as American Cinematographer, British Cinematographer, Municipality of Toruń and Kujawsko-Pomorskie Region, while all film makers and film enthusiasts felt they belong to one big EnergaCAMERIMAGE family.

We are thrilled and excited to welcome the projects which have been selected to the 5th edition of the Kids Kino.Lab, international script development programme. 32 entries from 14 countries were submitted to the Kids Kino.Lab – the discussion took almost 3 hours and here they are!

The Kids Kino.Lab kicks off at the beginning of 2021. We honestly can’t wait.

Among this year's participants there are Jan Naszewski from New Europe Film Sales, Dorota Woropaj from Platige Image, and the Belgian documentary producer, Ellen De Waelle nominated for an Oscar® from Serendipity Films as well as sales agent and independent producer, Eleanor Coleman.

MIDPOINT Institute announces six feature-length projects who will receive online consultations by renowned script consultants Gyula Gazdag and Franz Rodenkirchen!

Selected projects are:  

Agnes
Tereza Brdeckova, writer
Dagmar Knoepfel, director
Karla Stojakova, producer
Pavlina Muzikarova, producer assistant

Johnson Town
Stepanka Cervinkova, writer / director
Martina Moudra, producer

Near / Far
Ondrej Erban, writer / director
Jakub Jira, producer

The Theory of Strangeness
Lenka Wimmerova, writer
Silvie Michajlova, producer

The thirty-seventh kilometre
Sasha Stelchenko, writer / director

Dagmar Sedlackova, producer

Witlandia
Adam Parma, writer / director 
Martin Bartak, producer 

Participants can expect two individual online consultations with both tutors taking place November 23 – 25, 2020.

They will also get a chance to attend an optional follow-up consultation according to the needs of the project after finishing the program.

More info about the program here.

MIDPOINT Intensive CZ is realized with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Czech Film Fund and the Audiovisual Producers' Association. 
MIDPOINT Institute operates under the auspices of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

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Ventana Sur is the most important market for audiovisual content in Latin America, and it is a must in the schedule of distributors and buyers from the international industry.

Organized by the National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, Ventana Sur brings together all the different players from the audiovisual industry to promote international co-production, financing and distribution of Latin American content. It is also supported by the Creative Europe Programme – MEDIA.

Due to Covid-19, the 12th edition of Ventana Sur will take place in a hybrid format, from Nov 30th to December 4th. The majority of activities will be organized online, including screenings, meetings, networking events and conferences while many films will also have a theatrical screening for buyers in 6 cities.

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Dmitry Bogolyubov, who speaks about his documentary Town of Glory.

RIGA: The historical drama Blizzard of Souls / Dvēseļu putenis directed by Dzintars Dreibergs is Latvia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category.

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by the acclaimed award-winning Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), which runs through 29 November 2020. The film has recently been selected as Estonia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category.

JIHLAVA: The acclaimed and prolific Latvian documentary filmmaker Ivars Zviedris will screen his film Latvian Coyote (previously titled The Smuggler) in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), which runs through 29 November 2020.

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government will distribute 100 m EUR for the culture sector, including cinema, with the requirement that all the applicants should register by 25 November 2020 in the Cultural Sector Register, the creative industries map launched by the Ministry of Culture in 2020.

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