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American Film Festival for the fourth year in a row got on the prestigious list of the “MovieMaker” Magazine’s “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee.” “MovieMaker” is one of the most important American trade magazines, with a wide range of readers also outside the US. The “50 Film Festivals…
Belgrade, April 2018. – This year’s 11th Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival will presents to the Serbian audience as many as 98 films in 14 programmes at 10 cinemas, with more than 100 guests and a rich programme for film professionals. The Beldocs Festival will be held from 7 to…
The Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival aka HÕFF announces its full line-up of 27 feature-length and 15 short films, with a focus on horror from Flanders. The festival opens with the international premiere of the post-apocalyptic, high school-themed Rock Steady Row that arrives straight from Slamdance Festival, where it…
This year’s 53rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will honour the memory of the recently deceased Miloš Forman at its opening ceremony.The opening film of this year’s festival will be Forman’s legendary comedy Loves of a Blonde.The opening concert in front of the Hotel Thermal will include…
goEast – Festival of central and eastern European film officially opened an exhibition of the eight nominees of the Open Frame Award on Thursday, April 21 at Museum Wiesbaden. The exhibition is fully dedicated to VR/360 projects from central and eastern Europe as well as the Rhine-Main region. One week…
At the initiative of the Polish Film Institute, the New Horizons International Film Festival is one of the 9 international film festivals to present selected films in the prestigious The Goes to Cannes at the biggest film market, Marchédu Film, during the 71th Cannes International Film Festival. The Goes to…
In April, for a whole week the German city of Wiesbaden becomes a meeting point and a promotion platform for Central and Eastern European film and filmmakers. The 18th goEast festival, which kicked off yesterday, is shining a spotlight on the Baltic States with a symposium, “Hybrid Identities – Baltic…
This year’s edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film features a total of 102 productions from 35 countries. Festival director Heleen Gerritsen presented the full program on Thursday morning in the scope of a press conference at Wiesbaden’s Caligari Filmbühne, where she expressed her excitement regarding…
The 31st edition of Finále Plzeň film festival has prepared almost 135 films, which will be offered to audiences in Plzeň from 19th to 24th April 2018. The festival features 6 premieres and pre-premieres. They include The Hastrman – the directing debut of Ondřej Havelka, Saša Dlouhý's documentary God Forsaken,…
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…