Are you ready to develop your story for young audiences? Check Kids Kino Lab, script development workshop. Call for projects for the next edition is open until 15 October.

The media accreditation to the 25th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF and the audiovisual industry summit Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open! The physical festival takes place from November 12-28 in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia and industry events will take place in a hybrid format from November 19-26: onsite in Tallinn and also available online for professionals around the world.

PODGORICA: FNE spoke with Aleksandra Božović about her long-term goals as the new Managing Director of the Film Centre of Montenegro.

ZAGREB: Dalibor Matanić's The Dawn / Zora will premiere on 7 October 2021 on HBO GO, and will be shown on HBO on the same day at 8 p.m. The second part of the director's Trilogy of the Sun is produced by Croatia’s Kinorama in coproduction with Italy’s Ascent Film.

BUCHAREST: Pustnik, the first international screenwriters’ residency taking place in Romania, started a new cycle: a series of three development residencies dedicated for both new participants and alumni, working on their first or second feature films.

In its seventh year, after an online edition, Pustnik Screenwriters’ Residency – part of the Pustnik screenwriting network – returned to the banks of the Danube for its 2021 programme at Port Cultural Cetate, in Romania, September 13–20.

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry, the pitching and coproduction forum for feature films and series (live-action, animation and documentaries) for young audiences, has announced its winners. The forum started on 28 September and will wrap on 1 October 2021.

PLZEN: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Romanian director Radu Jude has been awarded the Golden Kingfisher Award in the Feature and Animated Films Competition of the 34th edition of Finale Plzen (24-29 September 2021).

34 pitchings: 18 in development, 6 in work in progress, 9 projects developed within Kids Kino Lab, 1 market presentation. 2 days of intensive pitchings sessions in front of the Decision Makers gathered in Kino Muranów in Warsaw and online. And here come the announcement!

BERLIN: The Story of My Wife by Ildikó Enyedi is among the four titles added to the list of films eligible for European Film Awards nominations, while Polanski, Horowitz. Hometown by Mateusz Kudła and Anna Kokoszka-Romer, has been added, together with three other titles, to the list of eligible documentaries.