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22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: prizes

Wettbewerb Spielfilm | Feature Film CompetitionHauptpreis für den besten Film | Main Prize for Best Film (zu gleichen Teilen an den Regisseur und den Produzenten) | (ex aequo to the director and to the producer) 20.000 EUR gestiftet von der Gesellschaft zur Wahrnehmung von Film- und Fernsehrechten (GWFF) | 20.000…

The LUBINAs have been awarded and Polish cinema has triumphed - Winners of the 22nd FilmFestival Cottbus

Polish cinema has triumphed at the 22nd FilmFestival Cottbus. Three of the most important prizes - the Main Prize for the Best Film, the Special Prize for Best Director and the Main Prize in the Short Feature Competition, go to Poland: impressive confirmation of the resurgent cinematography of our eastern…

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: FEATURE FILM COMPETITION

A MONTH IN THAILAND | EIN MONAT IN THAILAND | O LUNA IN THAILANDAPaul Negoescu | Romania 2012 | 80 minGerman PremiereIt’s December 31 in Bukarest. Adina and Radu, a young couple in their thirties, are rambling through the city. When the argument starts Radu decides to finish the relationship…

Award-winning films, classics and special screenings at the Festival on Wheels

30th November–6th December Ankara, 7th–10th December Sinop Organized by the Ankara Cinema Association with the support of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the 18th Festival on Wheels is preparing to hook up with film audiences between 30th November and 10th December.

Black Nights Film Festival unveils EurAsia competition line-up

Black Nights Film Festival unveils EurAsia competition line-up spanning countries from India to Norway and South Korea to Spain The festival 16th edition’s titles include films from Michael Winterbottom, Margarethe von Trotta, Ulrich Seidl but also more exotic filmmakers for Northern European viewers.

Locarno 2013 - George Cukor Retrospective and new selection committee

The Retrospective for the 66th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will be dedicated to the Hollywood director George Cukor. The new selection committee to work with the Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian on the programme for 2013 has also been finalised.

Berlinale World Cinema Fund: Latest Funding Decisions and Success in 2012

At the 17th jury session of the World Cinema Fund (WCF), four new film projects were selected for production funding. Since its establishment in October 2004, the WCF has granted production or distribution backing to a total of 106 projects, selected from 1,879 submissions from Africa, Latin America, the Middle…

6th edition of Off Plus Camera International Festival of Independent Cinema will take place April 12th-21th 2013.

You’re more than welcome to submit your film to Main Dramatic Competition „Making Way” with the Krakow Film Award and to Polish Feature Film Competition with the Polish Film Noble Award.

EFA nominees brighten the Black Nights in Tallinn

EFA announced the nominations for the 25th European Film Awards. The awards will be presented on Dec 1st in Malta, but you can watch many of the nominees at Tallinn Black Nights real soon!

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: See the bigger picture - German-Polish Youth Film Competition

For the third year >U-18 German-Polish Youth Film Competition

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: The full spectrum - for everyone

Good to know… that the programme of the FilmFestival Cottbus has to offer something for every taste. Films that can even compete with Hollywood productions are shown in the >National Hits

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: Paris-Cottbus-Potsdam

The Helke Misselwitz retrospective offers various options to explore this extraordinary artist in Cottbus.

Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival

The 16th edition of the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival was held 23 – 28 October 2012. As in the past, the festival was organized by JSAF, o. s. The 17th annual festival will take place on the same dates next year, 23 – 28 October 2013.

North American Indies and Baltic Sea new competition announces programmes

Baltic and Nordic feature debuts compete in the new Tridens Herring competition programme judged by an international jury, among others muse of Asian cinema Kiki Sugino. North American Indies Competition excites with a mix of intimate dramas, challenging thrillers, and efforts that defy genre classification as we sample efforts from…

PÖFF 2012: European Film 2011 is "Melancholia"

In the evening of 3 December 2011 at the European Film Awards gala in Berlin the award for best European Film was given to Danish director Lars von Trier’s "Melancholia", which also brought the European Cinematographer award to Manuel Alberto Claro and European Production Designer award to Jette Lehmann.

Radu Jude’s Everybody In Our Family wins the Grand Prix of CinEast 2012

The jury presided by the Luxembourgish director Beryl Koltz also awarded the Special Prize of the Jury to the film Tilva Rosh by Nikola Ležaić. The Audience Award goes to Mushrooming by Toomas Hussar. The awards of the 5th edition of CinEast (Central and Eastern European Film Festival in Luxembourg,…

New competition of the Black Nights highlights feature debuts fromBaltic Sea Region

New competition of the Black Nights highlights feature debuts from Baltic Sea Region Feature debuts from the Baltic and Nordic countries compete in the the new Tridens Herring competition programme judged by an international jury, among others Kiki Sugino.

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus – Prominent Juries award generous prizes

In its 22nd Edition from 6 to 11 November the Cottbus FilmFestival presents more than 150 films from 36 countries and awards 20 prizes with a total value of 73,500 Euro. In the Feature Film Competition ten contributions compete for the Main Award endowed with 20,000 Euro, the Special Award…

22nd FilmFestival Cottbus: Competition Entries: Highlights from Eastern Europe

Between 6 and 11 November 2012 and in two distinct competitions, the 22nd FilmFestival Cottbus presents highlights from the current Eastern European film production scene, including numerous notable first screenings


The sixth edition of Five Flavours Film Festival opens today, 24 October, in Warsaw's Muranow and Praha cinemas. The festival is the only film event in Poland focused primarily on Asian cinema. The seven-day programme involves six sections and thirty new features with two European premieres.