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Czech films at Clermont-Ferrand 2020

Three Czech animated shorts will be screened at Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2020. SH_T HAPPENS by Dávid Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi will compete in International Competition, The Kite by Martin Smatana and The Concrete Jungle by Marie Urbánková will please spectators in Young Audience section. Czech films at Clermont-Ferrand…
29-01-2020

NEM DUBROVNIK 2020: KEY TV INDUSTRY EVENT IN THE CEE REGION

The eighth edition of the annual gathering of globally renowned companies that make TV and film industry history 29th January 2020 – New Europe Market, the biggest CEE region event specialised for the development of the TV industry, is back in Dubrovnik. For the eighth consecutive year the leading media…
29-01-2020

TV Launch 2020 Call for Development Executive Participants Deadline: January 31, 2020

The residential, 8-month training program TV Launch is intended not only to series development, but focuses also on the education of future commissioning editors. Development Executive TrainingThe development process that 9 series projects of TV Launch program go through is used as a platform to train 3 attending development executive…
28-01-2020

What's Slovak in Clermont-Ferrand?

Dear colleagues & friends! We are pleased to present Slovak line-up at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious film festival dedicated to short films – Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival. Short animated SH_T HAPPENS by directing duo David Štumpf & Michaela Mihályi will be presented within International Competition, and …
25-01-2020

National films dominated in Lithuanian cinemas in 2019

The Lithuanian Film Centre reveals local box office results of 2019. With three national films making it to Top 10 most popular films, Lithuanian cinema lovers are sending a strong message: they are big fans of national production and are waiting for more. In total 23 Lithuanian films (2 more…
24-01-2020

Over EUR 12 million for 26 projects – Polish incentive scheme summarized after first months of operating

Warsaw, January 23, 2020 - 26 projects benefited from the incentives for filmmakers in Poland in the first few months of operating. The Polish Film Institute has granted over EUR 12 million to support audiovisual production within the incentive scheme.
24-01-2020

Czech films at festivals

Two Czech animated shorts, Daughter by Daria Kashcheeva and SH_T HAPPENS by Dávid Štumpf and Michaela Mihályi, will be screened in the Short Film Program at Sundance Film Festival 2020. Czech films at Sundace FF 2020 DAUGHTER SHORTS Czech Republic 2019 / 15 minDirected by: Daria KashcheevaProduced by: Zuzana Roháčová…
23-01-2020

MIDPOINT Intensive SK Call for applications is open until February 14, 2020

The ninth edition of MIDPOINTs local module for Slovak filmmakers will take place in Bratislava fromMarch 17 – 19, 2020. Intensive 3-day workshop will focus on the script development of participating projects. Slovak creative teams of writers and/or directors and producers can apply with their feature length film project. We…
21-01-2020

Breaking News: Charlatan selected for Berlinale Special Gala

Czech-Irish-Polish-Slovak co-production feature Charlatan, directed by world-famous author Agnieszka Holland, will celebrate its world premiere in the Berlinale Special Gala section (Berlinale Palast) at Berlinale 2020. Celebrated director Agnieszka Holland (Mr. Jones, Spoor, Burning Bush, In Darkness, Europa Europa) returns to Berlin with her brand-new biographical drama Charlatan, produced by…
16-01-2020

MIDPOINT Shorts Project Showcase at When East Meets West

New short film project by Mateusz Pacewicz, the writer of Polish international hit Corpus Christi, will be presented at When East Meets West, together with new projects by award-winning filmmakers: Estonian Madli Laane, Nikos Tseberopoulos from Greece and Serbian Svetislav Dragomirovic. MIDPOINT Shorts, our leading program dedicated to script and…
16-01-2020

Czech films at festivals

At Rotterdam International Film Festival 2020, four Czech films and co-productions will be part of official selection. The documentary The Alchemical Furnace by Adam Ol'ha and Jan Daňhel will celebrate its world premiere in Deep Focus, along with Icelandic-Swedish-Czech co-production documentary The Vasulka Effect. Communism and the Net or the…
16-01-2020

MIDPOINT Shorts Project Showcase at When East Meets West

New short film project by Mateusz Pacewicz, the writer of Polish international hit Corpus Christi, will be presented at When East Meets West, together with new projects by award-winning filmmakers: Estonian Madli Laane, Nikos Tseberopoulos from Greece and Serbian Svetislav Dragomirovic. MIDPOINT Shorts, our leading program dedicated to script and…
14-01-2020

Ten European producers selected for MIDPOINT Cold Open

The program designed by When East Meets West in collaboration with MIDPOINT is announcing its first-ever participants. MIDPOINT Cold Open targets independent producers, with a background in feature film producing, aspiring to shift to high quality television content and offers a diverse selection of participating countries. The program runs within …
14-01-2020

STUDENT FILM DAUGHTER TO COMPETE FOR THE PRESTIGIOUS ACADEMY AWARD – THE OSCAR

Prague/Los Angeles, 13th January 2020 – Just a few minutes ago the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the nominations in all 24 competition categories, from which the winners will be announced on 9th February at the awards ceremony in the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.…
13-01-2020

Animated short Daughter nominated for an Oscar

Czech cinema returns to the Oscars' red carpet! Daughter, directed by Daria Kashcheeva, produced by Zuzana Roháčová / FAMU and co-produced by MAUR film has been nominated for an Oscar in the category Animated Short Film. Our Daughter is a dream of every parent. She is doing well and makes…
13-01-2020

WEMW unveils all juries and the final line up of LAST STOP TRIESTE, THIS IS IT, FIRST CUT + and COLD OPEN

Trieste, January 13th, 2020 – The 10th edition of When East Meets West kicks off in less than one week, on January 19th, with an exciting double focus on Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary, Moldova, Romania. After having revealed the Co-Production Forum project selection, WEMW is now proud to announce…
13-01-2020

dok.incubator’s call for entries is open now!

We invite filmmakers to apply to dok.incubator - an international workshop supporting directors, producers and editors with their late-stage documentary projects! Apply now to develop your rough cut into an outstanding feature film with a tailor-made release strategy.
09-01-2020

MIDPOINT Feature Launch starts the 2020 edition

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2019 will finally conclude in Trieste with the follow-up networking meeting Feature Launch Spotlight. This event is closing the one-year cycle of MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2019. The co-production forum When East Meets West invites all producers from the 2019 edition to offer them the chance to have…
09-01-2020

EFP EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2020

EFP (European Film Promotion) proudly presents the ten best up-and-coming actresses and actors from Europe during the Berlin International Film Festival 2020.
09-01-2020

tx-reverse 360° @ Sundance

We are happy that tx-reverse 360° will be shown at Sundance Film Festival 2020 / New Frontier (Park City, USA), 23 January to 2 February 2020. So far the film has received 53 invitations to film festivals and won 8 international film awards! Back in the 1990s, Martin Reinhart invented…
07-01-2020