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First Cut+, the new program created for boosting the competitiveness and marketability of feature films that previously participated First Cut Lab, is gearing up for its first edition that will take place from 16-20 January 2020 during Trieste’s When East Meets West. First Cut+ consists in the promotion of a…
First Cut Lab, the workshop for fiction feature films in editing phase run by Tatino Films, will enhance its support through a new program addition called First Cut+ with the support of the Access to Market scheme of Creative Europe’s MEDIA program. First Cut+ will promote a portfolio of 16…
Two Czech short animations were selected to the Short Film Program at Sundance Film Festival 2020, the largest independent film festival in USA. The films were selected from unbelievable 10 397 submissions from all over the world. For both Daughter by Daria Kascheeva and SH_T HAPPENS by Dávid Štumpf and…
Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Baltic film centres opened the call entries for the for the development award for co-productions between Italy and Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. The winner of the €30,000 award will be announced at the ninth edition of Trieste Film Festival Co-Production Forum “When…
Just Film, the largest youth and children's film festival in Northern Europe and a sub-festival of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, set the audience record and handed out the Grand Prix to Ninian Doff for Boyz in the Wood. At its 19th edition Just Film screened 54 feature films…
From 29 November to 5 December, the first module of the CEE Animation Workshop, a year-long project-development and-production-skills-advancement programme for professionals, will take place. This training programme welcomes 5 short films, 3 series, 4 feature films and 5 participants focusing on career development (scroll down for the full list), all…
One of the largest internationally renowned markets for the promotion of film locations, FOCUS 2019, is taking place on 3 and 4 December in London.This year, the Slovenian Film Centre, which carries out the activities of a Film Commission in Slovenia and thus also provides support for foreign film productions…
On November 27, the European Parliament LUX Film Prize Award ceremony celebrates the richness of European cultural diversity and pays tribute to the filmmakers behind the works. We congratulate Teona Strugar Mitevska, the laureate of 2019 LUX Film Prize who was awarded the prize in the plenary chamber of the…
EFP (European Film Promotion) has chosen five industry experts to select Europe’s most promising young acting talents for the 23rd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (21 – 24 February 2020) at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2020. The jury consists of British casting director Lucy Bevan, who most recently…
The most modern film industry centre in the region, which will be built as a cooperative project of the City of Tallinn and Tallinn Film Wonderland, was introduced at today’s press conference. The first phase, to be completed by 2022, will include three studios and auxiliary spaces to be built…
CEE Animation Forum (5–8 May, Liberec, Czech Republic) is a co-production pitching, B2B and networking event with the intention to boost the projects´ international circulation potential, visibility and their access to a wider European market. For its 2020 edition, the organisers have expanded the number of categories open to animated…
This year’s EURIMAGES CO-PRODUCTION AWARD, an award acknowledging the decisive role of co-productions in fostering international exchange, pays tribute to a woman’s contribution to the success of film co-production
We invite you to join the press conference with Andrei Konchalovsky, the Lifetime Achievement Award laureate of the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, taking place in the Russian Cultural Center (Mere puiestee 5) on the 26th of November at 1 pm. The press conference will be held in English…
Cairo, 23 November 2019. EFP (European Film Promotion) and the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) proudly present the winner of the first Arab Critics’ Award for European Films God Exists, Her Name is Petrunya by Teona Strugar Mitevska. 42 film critics from 13 Arab countries selected the best European film out…
This year Portugal’s documentary festival “Porto/Post/Doc”will pay special attention to Lithuanian documentary filmmaker Audrius Stonys. The festival goers will be able to watch director’s retrospective and other Lithuanian films that influenced his work. In total 14 Lithuanian films will be screened at the festival. Stonys will also attend the festival.…
Only 3 weeks left to apply to the European VoD Meetings in Sofia, Bulgaria, in partnership with the Sofia Meetings during the Sofia International Film Festival, from March 18-21 2020. The training for VoD Professionals will highlight case studies, roundtables, workshops on Marketing, Tech Innovation, Access to Finance, Distribution, Regulations,…
The Federation of European Film and TV Directors and the Society of Audiovisual Authors support the Croatian filmmakers’ campaign I’D LIKE TO WATCH THAT – HRT SAYS – NYET! initiated in July 2019. Public service broadcaster HRT has failed to fulfil its obligations regarding the promotion of European audiovisual works…
This year, at IDFA International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam, three films developed as part of the DOC LAB POLAND program: "Lessons of Love" by Małgorzata Goliszewska and Katarzyna Mateja, "Sonny" by Paweł Chorzępa and "The Whale from Lorino" by Maciej Cuske are the only three Polish documentary films in the festival…
Dear President of the European Council, Dear Member States representatives, We are writing as a group of (XXX- to be added at a later stage) organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors ahead of the European Council discussions on the future EU budget. At this key juncture of the…