An end full of new starts

Have you got a strong idea for a factual series, cross-platform project, format or one-off documentary? Then please send us your applications for the Documentary Campus Masterschool 2015 by 30 November 2014.

The European Film Academy proudly announces the six nominations in the category EUROPEAN DOCUMENTARY 2014.

On the occasion of its forthcoming 5th edition, When East Meets West launches First Cut Lab (FCL), a programme designed for long feature films in the editing phase from Eastern Europe and Italy. Selected producer/director teams will work together with top festival programmers, sales agents, creative producers and editors, and will go through an intense process centred on their films embracing a variety of issues such as storytelling and rhythm in editing, festival strategy, marketing plans and audience focus.

PRAGUE: The Polish/Danish film Ida will take home one award and is nominated in another four categories of the European Film Academy awards which will be held in Riga on 13 December 2014.

Selected films from the Silver Eye market are available for online viewing.

WARSAW: The Japanese historical drama Persona Non Grata is completing production in Poland. The film was shot entirely in Poland with Polish cities standing in for Berlin, Kaunas, Moscow, Tokyo, New York, Klaipeda and Bucharest.

Hungary`s leading film festival is the special guest in Bucharest, Romania at the 2014 Hungarian Film Week between 10 and 16 November.

The 18th Black Nights film festival beginning on the 14th November will present 18 worldwide entries in the main competition, among them a record-breaking number of International and European premieres. The competition programme presents a remarkable variety of film cultures.

The 20th Vilnius International Film Festival “Kino Pavasaris” officially started its promotional campaign by unveiling the first program of the jubilee festival – Leos Carax retrospective. His film “Holy Motors” was screened on the 1st of November at Vilnius cinema centre “Forum Cinemas Vingis”. The screening was followed by the Q&A with the director Leos Carax and Lithuanian philosopher and screenwriter Kristupas Sabolius.