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Bhutan is a country without a long-standing film tradition, but it is bravely looking for its own voice and a way to combine tradition with new means of expression. Find out the first details of the section taking our audience on a tour of this virtually unknown cinema.
Lithuanian feature film Karalių pamaina (Kings’ Shift, 2016) directed by Ignas Miškinis, is selected for the world cinema competition of the 5th edition of the Duhok IFF in Iran.
BIAFF film festival industry platform “Alternative Wave” finalized selection of projects for its 2017 edition. The projects selected for “Alternative Wave 2017”: Killings – Producer Vako Kirkitadze, directors Sandro and Elene Naveriani. Nina –Producer and director Kote Takaishvili. Otar’s Death – Producer Eva Blondiau, director Ioseb “Soso” Bliadze. Pantheon –…
The Award by the Locarno Festival’s online event in partnership with Festival Scope and offered by Cinelab Bucharest, has been chosen by the audience and is given to Meteorlar by Gürcan Keltek. The second edition of the initiative by the Locarno Festival in partnership with Festival Scope has presented a…
XII Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during September 17-24 September, 2017. Festival organizer – “Batumi Art-house ARGANI”, official partner – Batumi City Hall. BIAFF festival management finalized the selection of films for international competition sections for Doc and Feature Films. BIAFF line-up of feature films…
Polish Days co-organized by the Polish Film Institute are the most important industry event of T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival, where industry representatives including programmers, sales agents, producers, film funds and distributors from all over the world meet to watch the latest Polish films at closed screenings. This year's…
Organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland, it consisted of workshops and lectures on various aspects related to the project promotion and development. Studio New Horizons+ selected European director-producer pairs who are developing their first or second feature film. 10 emerging talents from Poland and 10…
OFFICIAL AWARDS COMPETITION PROGRAMME – FEATURE FILM Jury:Michel Franco, Director, Writer, Producer (President of the Jury, Mexico) Members of the Jury:Mark Adams, Artistic Director of EIFF (UK)Goran Bogdan, Actor (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia)Fatma Al Remaihi, CEO of Doha Film Institute (Qatar)Melisa Sözen, Actress (Turkey) HEART OF SARAJEVO FOR BEST FEATURE…
Winners of the 17th T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival were announced and presented with prizes during the ceremonial gala at New Horizons Cinema. Of the 12 films in the New Horizons International Competition, a jury consisting of Gaston Solnicki, Hadas Ben Aroya, Gustavo Beck and Agnieszka Podsiadlik by unanimous…
The 2017 edition, the fifth under Carlo Chatrian as artistic director, has ended successfully and has been crowned by the Pardo d’oro for the film MRS. FANG directed by WANG Bing. 261 films in 11 days, 16 under the open sky in the Piazza Grande and 18 in the Concorso…
Locarno Festival’s Signs of Life Award electronic-art.foundation for Best Film has been granted to COCOTE by Nelson Carlo De Los Santos Arias. Signs of Life aims to explore new ground, narrative forms and innovative cinematic language. Originally out-of-competition when founded in 2014, Signs of Life is now a competitive section.…
TIDF is looking for documentaries that are most creative, closely connected to social and human interests, and have unique points of view! The 11th TIDF will take place on May 4-13, 2018. Three major competitions with 11 awards and more than US$70,000 total cash-prize await. The entry deadline is December…
BIAFF festival continues cooperation with European Film Academy (EFA) which was started in 2011 and during BIAFF festival in September 2017 will be presented EFA’s short films program - SHORT MATTERS! SHORT MATTERS! is the European Film Academy’s short film tour which brings the short films nominated for the European…
The names of prizewinners for the Open Doors Hub coproduction platform and the Open Doors Lab producer-training workshop were announced today, 8 August. The 2017 session was the second in the three-year cycle dedicated by Open Doors to exploring eight countries in Southern Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Myanmar,…
XII Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during September 17-24 September, 2017, closed film submission on 1 August. Festival organizer – “Batumi Art-house ARGANI”, official partner – Batumi City Hall. BIAFF festival management finalized the submissions to festival. The complete program will be announced by 1…
Summary from Variety correspondent Nick Vivarelli A group of 50 prominent European independent film industry execs assembled Thursday for the Locarno Festival’s StepIn think tank to discuss the timely topic of “The Theatrical Experience and the Future of Auteur Cinema in the Age of Global Streaming Platforms and Social Networks.”…
The festival's Best Film Award was presented to Agnieszka Holland's gripping crime thriller Spoor / Pokot. The subversive Polish masterpiece was previously selected to compete for the Golden Bear at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival and won that festival's Alfred Bauer Prize. Cheval Noir Award Best Film: Spoor /…
Jury of the Competition Programme – Feature Film President of the JuryMICHEL FRANCODirector, Writer, Producer, Mexico MARK ADAMSArtistic Director of the Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK GORAN BOGDANActor, B&H, Croatia FATMA AL REMAIHIChief Executive Officer of Doha Film Institute, Qatar MELISA SÖZENActress, Turkey Jury of the Competition Programme – Documentary…
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We know the selection results for the Main Competition and the Visions Apart Competition of the 42nd Polish Film Festival in Gdynia. Seventeen films have been qualified for the Main Competition of the 42nd PFF. They will compete over the Golden Lions and other statutory and non-statutory awards. More than…

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