PIESTANY: Four long Slovak documentaries will screen in the Cinematik film festival (www.cinematik.sk) documentary competition, taking place 7-13 September 2012 in the Slovak spa resort of Piestany.

ADANA: The 19th Golden Boll Film Festival (17-23 September 2012, www.goldenbollfilmfestival.com) will launch the first Turkish film market, Bazaar Adana, in association with the Film Producers Association of Turkey, SE-YAP (www.se-yap.org.tr).

MEDIAS, ROMANIA: The second edition of the Medias Central European Film Festival (www.meceff.ro), running 2-8 September 2012, will screen seven films from seven Central European countries in its official competition.

ROTTERDAM: Cinema City International (cinemacity.nl), Central Europe’s largest multiplex operator, reported a 5.5 percent decline in revenues and 4.9 percent decline in ticket sales in the first half of 2012 in year-on-year comparisons in its six month financial report.

WARSAW: Andrzej Jakimowski’s English language feature Imagine was picked up by Germany’s Beta Cinema (www.betacinema.com) prior to the film’s world premiere at the Toronto IFF.

The deadline for the Coproducing Documentaries in Europe seminar, taking place in Slovakia, has been extended until 31 August 2012.

PRAGUE: Petr Koliha, artistic director of the Zlin children’s film festival (www.zlinfest.cz), will take on the position of director of Czech TV’s (www.ceskatelevize.cz) new children and youth channel as of 1 September 2012.

TALLINN: The Baltic Event CoProduction Market (www.be.poff.ee) taking place 26-28 November 2012 during the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (2012.poff.ee) is accepting entries through 15 September.

Film New Europe has launched a new website with faster and better technical capabilities and you will be seeing some changes and improvements over the next few weeks as we carry out the upgrade.  We apologize if this results in some duplicate emails for a few days.  The changeover should be complete by 1 September.

BRATISLAVA: Ten Slovak feature films, one TV film, and five Slovak minority coproductions have received production grants from the Slovak Audiovisual Fund (www.avf.sk).

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