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PÖFF Shorts 2020 announced winners

The international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts has announced the winners of its 2020 edition. The three winning films now eligible for the short film Academy Award nomination are "Struck by Lighting" (dir. Esko Romet, Estonia 2020), "Precious" (dir. Paul Mas, France 2020) and "Between You and Milagros"…

Submit your film for Cyprus Film Days2021!

The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth and the Rialto Theatre announce that the Call for Entries for the 19th Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2021, is now open. The 18th edition, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic (Covid-19), is followed by the 19th edition…

Tallinn Black Nights titles spark sales deals and first reviews * Environmental cinema @PÖFF * European Film Forum Tallinn ready for kickoff

FOLLOW THE BUZZ #PÖFF24 competition programmes are gaining momentum. Discover the event galleries, see the films online, and read the news: Screen International's coverage Cineuropa's coverage DMovies coverage Eye For Film coverage You can also see videos of our physical and virtual events!

European Film Forum in Tallinn: zooming into leadership resilience, foresight and transformation of the film industry during COVID19

The COVID19 outbreak has severely hit the audiovisual industry, with some estimates projecting losses up to EUR 24 billion in the next five years. Yet, despite the dramatic recession, a new-generation industry and business leadership is emerging to steer the cinema sector out of the crisis through actions of resilience,…


Camerimage Market was always the beating heart of the subsequent editions of EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival. In a space where art met technology entry card holders could approach the representatives of the largest branch companies. This year we host ARRI, Sony, Zeiss, Harkness, Canon, Cooke Optics, Fujifilm, De Sisti, BEIKS, as…

OPEN CALL for project APPLICATIONS for the 18th SOFIA MEETINGS 2021!

We will be happy to receive your projects: 1st, 2nd or 3rd FILM PROJECT of the director. The 18th Sofia Meetings will take place from 17th till 21st March 2021 in the framework of the 25th Sofia International Film Festival (11th – 21st March 2021) Sofia Meetings is an event,…

The 4th part of our IDF Industry Sessions series brings on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 pm (CET), a panel discussion Film Festivals in 2021.

Speakers:⚫ Melanie Iredale (Deputy Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest)⚫ Victoria Leshchenko (Program Director of Docudays UA)⚫ Christine Camdessus (Managing & Artistic Director of FIPADOC)⚫ Rebecca De Pas (Programmer at Visions du Réel) Moderator:⚫ Marta Balaga (film journalist, Cineuropa) The streaming will start automatically in the FB event and on our FB…


Today, the 28th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival was officially opened. During the online opening cinematographer Philippe Rousselot received Lifetime Achievement Award while the festival director Marek Żydowicz and the European Film Center CAMERIMAGE director Kazimierz Suwała talked about the highlights of the upcoming week. The Minister of Culture,…

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event presents 14 TV and drama series projects

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place on November 23-27, presents 14 TV and drama series projects in development: five participating in Script Pool TV competition and nine taking part in the MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020 3rd workshop. According to Marge Liiske, Head of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, it has been…

24th Ji.hlava IDFF is over, attracting half as many viewers as last year

The 24th edition of the annual Ji.hlava IDFF closed its doors. This year, the festival was unique in that it was held online and attracted more audience than in the previous editions. The festival programme presented 310 films and over 80 discussions with filmmakers. 5933 accreditations were issued for visitors,…

10th edition of US in Progress Wrocław 2020 in collaboration with the Polish Film Institute has started!

The 10th edition of the US in Progress co-production forum as a part of the 11th edition of the American Film Festival in Wrocław has begun. The event aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States. Nine American projects in…

Scholarship programme for script consultants and young producers. Apply now!

Are you a writer, script consultant or a young producer interested in making films for kids? If the answer is yes, we have good news for you. Kids Kino.Lab is open, the scholarship programme for people who are willing to gain the experience from our tutors and help us during…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival kicks off its 24th edition

· Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s 24th edition was kicked off by a hybrid opening ceremony · Actor Reimo Sagor the Bruno O’Ya award supporting up and coming actors · Black Nights announces one late entry in its Official Selection – Competition


For the first time ever, EnergaCAMERIMAGE screenings, seminars and other live events will be available online on our dedicated streaming platform. Here are some basic rules for the entry card holders regarding online.energacamerimage.pl:

Black Nights Film Festival announces full programme * Discover the Baltic Competition and Rebels With a Cause selection * First sales deals announced

PÖFF ANNOUNCED FULL PROGRAMME News flash: We've announced the full lineup of #PÖFF24! Screening over 200 features over 300 shorts and animations throughout all the sections of the festival, Black Nights will set a new personal record with over 60 world and international premieres. We would like to remind you…

coco AWARDS 2020

The 22nd edition of East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) is still underway, taking place entirely online this year from 4-6 November 2020, and announced the award winners of its two sections – feature films in development in cocoPITCH and works in progress in cocoWIP.

Baltic Event Co-Production Market presents 19 projects this year

The official selection of the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2020, which runs on November 25-26, is more international than ever welcoming projects from Israel and the Philippines for the first time. As Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event has Russia in Focus this year, Russia is represented at the co-production market with…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces collaboration with three medical companies to ensure the safety of its events and guests

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) collaborates with medical companies SYNLAB Estonia and Medicum to ensure safety of its guests and venues and to test all guests coming to Tallinn from abroad. Private company Sinu Arst will help the festival with registere COVID cases.


Ladies and Gentlemen, The decision of the Polish government to limit cultural activities due to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the country is not only justified, but even necessary. Events where a larger number of viewers meet may become the cause of the dynamic spread of the virus.…

BIAFF Industry Platform - “Alternative Wave 2020” was held in digital format

BIAFF film festival which was scheduled during 13-20 September, due to COVID19 Pandemic, was postponed to October. But since in October the COVID19 cases increased significantly in Georgia, all cultural events were cancelled. Accordingly, BIAFF management made decision to move to Digital format and organize film screenings and industry platform…