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Already 162 films, mainly from Central and Eastern Europe including the Caucasus Region and Turkey, are shown at this year’s sixth edition of LET’S CEE in Vienna and meanwhile also in Graz, Salzburg and Villach. There will be 50 Austrian premieres in the four strong main competitions alone. All together…
A retrospective of works of one of the most relevant contemporary film directors A renowned Austrian film director, Ulrich Seidl is this year’s special guest of 11th Beldocs Film Festival, which is hosting a retrospective of his films. Seidl is one of the most relevant contemporary film directors, known to…
19-21 APRIL IN VIENNA “ESSENTIAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR FILMMAKING VENUES: 19 April: Austrian Chamber of Commerce at Rudolf-Sallinger-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna 20 April: Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI) at Spittelberggasse 3 / Stiftgasse 6, 1070 Vienna 21 April: Raiffeisen Hall (RBI) at Am Stadtpark 9, 1030 Vienna 19 & 21 April:…
Secret Ingredient, the debut feature by Macedonian director Gjorce Stavreski, won four awards last week at prestigious international film festivals. The film won the Best Film award in the main competition at the Aubagne International Film Festival and the First Prize in the main competition at the Bergamo Film Meeting.…
Deadline extended until April 8th! There are few more days left for submissions for Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS). Filmmakers are invited to join the successful initiative of Transilvania IFF focused on development of features coming from 1st and 2nd time directors. TPS aims to discover a strong selection of projects…
goEast Competition // Jury // Awards Curtain up for Małgorzata Szumowska’s MUG, the opening film of the 18th edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film in Wiesbaden, Germany. The polish director’s film is screening out of competition, though it fits seamlessly into the Competition program, goEast’s…
Since its screening at the last year’s Tribeca Festival, the film INTENT TO DESTROY: DEATH, DENIAL & DEPICTION has been shown at numerous festivals, where it was selected primarily on account of its pressing and engaged theme. The thirteenth documentary film by the director Joe Berlinger, now already a renown…
Danish psychodrama Winter Brothers received the main prize at the 23rd edition of Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris. Directed by Hlynur Pálmason, it is the first winner of a newly established European Debut competition. Bertrando Mandico’s The Wild Boys and Robert Schwentke’s The Captain are also among the winners announced…
Beldocs Festival from 7 to 14 May in Belgrade The forthcoming Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival opens on 7 May at 7.30 pm at the Sava Centre’s Great Hall with the premiers of two Serbian documentary films: ‘In Praise of Nothing’, by Boris Mitic and ‘Kaktus Bata’s Last Adventure’ by…
New Horizons Studio+, organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland, is a training programme for first and second-time directors and producers willing to work in international environment. It consists of 4 days of workshops and lectures on different aspects of project promotion and development. Its main…
The UK’s Independent Cinema Office has been running the Developing Your Film Festival training course since 2010. It is the world’s only professional development course for people working at film festivals. The course has so far trained over 200 people from more than 50 different countries worldwide, and takes place…
On March 27–29, film industry professionals from Lithuania and all of Europe will focus their attention on the international industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius. Lectures, Coming Soon sessions, and private film screenings are just some of the events planned for the three-day conference. This year’s conference will include a…
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (aka PÖFF), Youth and Children’s Film Festival Just Film and PÖFF Shorts have opened submissions for the 2018 edition. The 22nd edition of PÖFF, running from November 16th to December 2nd, will see a major change in one of the three competition programmes of the…
Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) invites filmmakers to submit their projects in development for the second edition of the Transilvania Pitch Stop co-production platform, which will be held on 1-2 June 2018 in Cluj-Napoca.
Fresh ideas, new technologies, forward-looking formats: the talent program of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is once again in its 18th edition offering young film talents the opportunity to develop new projects, forge connections with peers and representatives from the film industry and draw attention to…
The festival presented a total of 207 films from 54 countries from all over the world. Over 300 international guests came to Sofia in 2018, amongst them were directors, producers, festival directors as well as media and film experts. The Award Ceremony took place on the 16th of March in…
23 film projects will be presented at the ninth edition of Meeting Point – Vilnius, an international industry event taking place on March 27-29, during VIFF Kino Pavasaris. On March 29th, during special Coming Soon Session in-development film projects will be presented to festival curators, film producers, agents and distributors. …
This year’s 20th annual One World film festival, held from 5 to 14 March in Prague, has its winners. The juries handed out a total of nine prizes in the categories of International Competition, Right to Know, and Czech Competition. The fourth jury was the Student Jury, which chose the…
Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris not only presents film fans with a meticulously prepared programme but also invites film professionals to its industry conference Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV) held on March 27–29. In its 9th edition, Meeting Point – Vilnius will focus on how to find alternative ways to…
Today, Syrian director Feras Fayyad, author of acclaimed documentary “Last Men in Aleppo” which depicts the stories of humanitarian aid workers and activists from the White Helmets movement and which has become the first Syrian film ever to be nominated for an Academy Award, confirmed he would be coming to…