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PÖFF Shorts announces titles for international animation competition

The sub-festival of Black Nights Film Festival selected a total of 42 short films to the animation competition programmes, with 27 in the International Animation Competition and the festival's student section entitled New Talents screening 15 animated films. "There is a programme diversity and an interplay between narrative and more…
18-10-2019

Send your film to Transilvania!

We're looking for new voices and new films! Submit your film for the 19th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival and you're in for a great experience. Save the dates: May 29 - June 7, 2020, Cuj-Napoca, Romania. Good to know: The Official Competition is dedicated to 1st and 2nd …
18-10-2019

Three days dedicated to professionals from the international film industry, at Astra Film Festival 2019

Astra Film - Sibiu International Film Festival 2019 is a revealing experienceboth for general audiences who are willing to explore new realities from the entire world based on the proposed film selection and for young directors, through the programme for developing documentary film projects. DocTank, the special programme dedicated to …
17-10-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the First Feature Competition lineup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) adds ten films to the already announced eight that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme of the festival. Adding one world, eight international and one European premiere to the films that were already announced on the 7th of October, PÖFF Concludes…
17-10-2019

Full programme & Screenings schedule announced

Dear friends of documentary cinema, We are thrilled to share with you the list of films selected for the 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF! You can nowbrowse through 277 films selected from 3700 submissions. The programme this year includes 91 world, 47 international and 17 European premieres. The screening schedule day by…
16-10-2019

Black Nights Stars announced for the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Black Nights Stars, the initiative of the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, announces six young actors from the Baltic Sea region to participate in the programme this November. The Black Nights Stars programme is designed to build a bridge between foreign casting directors and new talent from the region - enhancing…
16-10-2019

Astra Film Festival 2019 continues with event-meetings, provocative documentaries and live music

After the opening night with sold-out screenings and an audience of thousands of people, Astra Film Festival 2019 continues until Sunday, 20 October, with a busy schedule including top films, Q&A sessions, debates, event-meetings with the legends of documentary filmmaking and live concerts. This year, Astra Film Festival launches a…
16-10-2019

The opening of the 26th edition of Astra Film Festival, celebrated with a full house, world-renowned guests and sold-out screenings

The 26th edition of the International Astra Film Festival had its opening on Monday, October 14, and from the very first day it seems that it will register as a real box office success. The festival started in the company of an impressive audience, sold-out screenings and a festive atmosphere.…
15-10-2019

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event reveals Script Pool Tallinn and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange projects

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event announce projects for the third edition of the script competition Script Pool Tallinn, and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange international forum. Script Pool Tallinn is an international script competition for film, TV and drama series scripts. Its main goal is to gather talented scriptwriters with producers attached,…
15-10-2019

19. Just Film announces International Youth Film Competition

The Black Nights Film Festival’s youth and children’s film festival Just Film has announced its international youth film competition programme. The 19th Just Film international youth competition programme (consisting of 12 films) explores the world and has found the most important topics to ponder and discuss upon. The heroes of…
15-10-2019

Documentary Films at Warsaw Film Festival!

In our Documentary competition section, picking just one or two films to recommend would be simply too difficult. Stories about dancers, bands, forgotten tribes or Filipino oligarchs will keep you in the cinema for the whole day. The Kingmaker, dir. Lauren Greenfield "I tend to work in a more hanging-out-with-the-character…
14-10-2019

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2019 STUDENT ETUDES COMPETITION LINE-UP!

We announce the line-up of the Student Etudes Competition of the 27th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival . First held in 1997, Student Etudes Competition supports the development of novice filmmakers and provides unique opportunity to confront cinematic achievements of students from various parts of the world. Each year,…
11-10-2019

Short film competition titles announced for PÖFF Shorts 2019

From over 3000 eligible submissions, the sub-festival of Black Nights Film Festival selected a total of 40 short films to the live action short film competition programmes, with 24 in the Live Action Competition and the festival's student section entitled New Talents hosting 16 films. The PÖFF Shorts live action…
11-10-2019

TV Beats Forum presents case studies of Chernobyl, The Feed and All the Sins

TV Beats Forum, an industry-oriented counterpart to the TV Beats programme of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event presents case-studies of several high-profile TV series. Wendy Mitchell and Kathleen McInnis moderate the two-day event with an interesting programme. Among this year's highlights of the TV Beats Forum is the case study of…
11-10-2019

Astra Film Festival 2019 is about to begin: the celebration of the world will be held in Sibiu between 14 and 20 October

On Monday, October 14, the hustle and bustle will start in the historical center of Sibiu and it will last for 7 days during the 26th edition of Astra Film International Festival, an event of great significance and high cultural standing. The official programme of the 2019 edition is impressive:…
10-10-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival unveils the first Official Selection titles

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the first eight films that will be competing in the festival’s premiere competition programme - the Official Selection. The Official Selection - Competition has been run in its present form since the festival received it’s ‘A-category’ status from FIAPF in 2014. Since then the…
10-10-2019

The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF is coming: Presenting the full program with 277 films

The 23rd edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will kick off in two weeks! New films from the region, world documentary debuts, a showcase of works by Ukrainian director Feliks Sobolev, documentary experiments, films made by women about women, and a special reflection of 1989. From the total of 277 films…
10-10-2019

Over 100 personalities to attend Ji.hlava's Inspiration Forum

Inspiration Forum - searching for new topics in documentary cinema The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF will again offer a unique experience, which is not common at film festivals around the world. Next to over 1,100 arriving film professionals, the festival this year will be attended by over 100 personalities from all…
09-10-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces eight First Feature Competition entries

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the first eight films that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme of the festival. All the films will be having their world premieres in Tallinn. Running since 2015, the First Feature Competition is the festival’s international competition showcasing films that are…
07-10-2019

The Riga International Film Festival will feature national premieres of internationally acclaimed Latvian films

The Riga International Film Festival, which will be held from October 17 to 27, will feature the national premieres of several Latvian films that have already received acclaim at other international film festivals, including "Immortal", which received the Grand Prix at Karlovy Vary, and Laila Pakalniņa's black and white film…
04-10-2019