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Yesterday evening the Baltic Event Co-Production market awards were presented at a ceremony in Tallinn Town Hall. We also have the pleasure of announcing the winners of the Game Jam held at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event.
November is really festival-busy-month and we are truly delighted that “the cold November rain” warmed up for Slovak films and prepared for them swish premieres!
The first awards at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event have been presented – the Works in Progress awards. We are also happy to announce the honorary award that Eye on Films has presented at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.
Ivan I. Tverdovskiy takes the Main Award at the 26th FilmFestival CottbusThe 26th FilmFestival Cottbus culminated on Saturday with the conferment of its much-sought after LUBINA awards, as well as prize money amounting to an approximate 80,000 EUR.On the occasion of the festival's 26th anniversary Dietmar Woidke, Minister-President of the…
This year’s edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) focuses on the theme of the city, which is reflected by the festival’s selection of films featuring titles such as Aquarius (2016), All These Sleepless Nights (Wszystkie nieprzespane noce, 2016) or a series of urban music documentaries from Little Planets…
Awards of the East-West coproduction market coco go to projects from Ukraine and Macedonia
Guests, generations and stories at the 26th FilmFestival CottbusThe FilmFestival Cottbus, internationally regarded as the leading festival of Eastern European film, will launch its 26th issue with a grand opening at the Großes Haus of the Staatstheater Cottbus. A cosmopolitan attitude and hospitality will blend with an informal festival atmosphere…
Bratislava International Film Festival’s (BIFF) main theme programme section, which this year focuses on the city, will present a colourful palette of motion pictures, ranging from popular stories about the life in town to film essays to modern variations of urban symphony, a favourite genre of film avant-gardists. One of…
Press Release 11/2016Cottbus, 28 October 2016Cuba between East and West - >Focus series at the 26th FilmFestival CttbusFrom 8 to 13 November, the FilmFestival Cottbus will take stock of Cuban reality and compare it to the change in Eastern Europe"At the FilmFestival Cottbus, Eastern Europe is not merely a geographical …
The anniversary 20th edition of the Jihlava IDFF will kick off tomorrow at 8 PM with the premiere of Helena’s Law by Czech documentary maker and actress Petra Nesvačilová. Her feature-length debut provides a deep but sensitive look at the life of accused and sentenced gangsters of the ill-famed Berdych…
Starting Oct 25, hundreds of film professionals will take part in the Industry Programme of the 20th Jihlava IDFF A new Industry zone under the name Lighthouse has been erected on Jihlava’s Masaryk Square to house a major part of the Industry Programme and to host almost one thousand film…
Press Release 10/2016Cottbus, 21 October 2016 U18 Youth Film Competition now tri-national The 26th FilmFestival Cottbus welcomes the Czech Republic joining the U18 Youth Film Competition. This will be the first time Polish, Czech and German films will feature in this section's programme. In five feature films and three short…
On Saturday, the 22 of October 2016, the Gala Awards of Astra Film Festival 2016 took place at Thalia Hall in Sibiu, during which the award winning films of the 23rd edition were announced. Forty films were included in the four competitive sections: OutStanDox, Central and Eastern Europe, Romania and…
310 film titles out of more than 3,600 submitted films have been shortlisted for the festival programme, with additional 26 featured as part of the Czech Television Documentaries section. The competition sections of our 20th edition will include 45 world, 11 international and 2 European film premieres. Throughout the year,…
Every year, the Cinema Now programme section of the 2016 edition of the Bratislava International Film Festival (BIFF) has an ambition to present the most prominent and progressive motion pictures that have resonated during this year’s festival season. Both The Birth of a Nation and Nocturnal Animals are abundant in…
Seventeen projects have been selected for the Co-Production Market, which will be taking place on 21-24 November at Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event during the Black Nights Film Festival. In other sections, Baltic Event highlights eight Baltic and Nordic projects in the script and pitch workshop POWR Baltic Stories Exchange and…
The festival will kick off with a film about the Czech Berdych gang, while also focusing on contemporary Turkish cinema. Among the festival’s prominent guests will be Mike Bonanno of The Yes Men and the British producer of Ken Loach’s films, Rebeca O’Brien. There are only a few days left…
It's going to be exciting in November: twelve of the most recent Eastern European films will be shown for the first time in Germany in the competition for the 'Lubina'Twelve entries from 18 co-production countries will compete for the main prize and the Lubina award sculpture at the FilmFestival Cottbus.…
The Bratislava International Film Festival is proud to welcome Alex Ross Perry, one of the rising stars of American independent cinema. Not only will Mr. Perry personally present all the feature-length films he has made so far but he will also hold a special masterclass during which he intends to…

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