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The Czech Lion gala evening will be hosted by Jiří Havelka on 5th March

The Czech Lion awards of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) will be handed to the film artists in Dvořák’s Hall in Rudolfinum on 5th March 2022. The ceremonial evening will be hosted by the director, actor and presenter Jiří Havelka. The respected director Tereza Kopáčová will become the…

107 mothers by peter kerekes wins the arab critics' award for european films at the cairo international film festival

The Slovak-Czech-Ukrainian co-production 107 Mothers by the director Peter Kerekes has won this year's Arab Critics' Awards for European Films, which is being presented for the third time by European Film Promotion (EFP) and Arab Cinema Center (ACC) at the Cairo International Film Festival.

SOFA November 2021: Special New Concept Alumni Workshop

Between November 9-12 SOFA – School of Film Advancement held it’s very first Alumni workshop. Focusing on Female Leadership and Sustainability, the workshop took place virtually in the Polish Capital, Warsaw and alongside with keynotes, one-on-one meetings and a film screening, it offered intercultural exchange and networking for it’s participants.

Evos Film Wraps Post-Production on Ukrainian Director Christina Tynkevych’s Debut Feature HOW IS KATIA?

HOW IS KATIA? Tells the story of a single mother, working hard as a paramedic to provide a better life and a home for her young daughter. A sudden turn of events makes Anna question her moral compass in a society where everyone has lost their own. “I have always…

Announcing the projects selected for Kids Kino Lab 2022!

Kids Kino Lab 2021, photo by Paulina Kurach A total of 13 projects will participate in the 7th edition of the Kids Kino Lab script development workshop, which is aimed at developing feature-length film and series projects for young viewers. The projects will be developed under the guidance of script…

Only four days left – applications close on 22 Nov

There are only four days remaining to send us your applications. Kids Kino Lab team together with our Tutors are waiting for up and coming writers / script consultants and young producers who would like to participate in our scholarship programme as Tutors’ assistants. Application deadline: 22 November – don’t…

Women on the Go

Yesterday, the Slovenian Film Centre, the Directors Guild of Slovenia, and the Ljubljana International Film Festival – Liffe – hosted the central professional event titled Women on the Go. Režiserke na ustvarjalni poti_foto Matjaž Rušt During its first part, we looked at what the “soft” measures to promote gender balance…

Croatian films at PÖFF Shorts in Tallinn

scene from Events Meant to Be Forgotten Two Croatian titles, one of which will appear in the main competition programme, screening at PÖFF Shorts, the short film and animation festival held in Tallinn, Estonia. The festival runs 16th – 24th November, in parallel to the 25th Black Nights Film Festival…

What it’s like to work with our Tutors? Scholarship applications close on 22 Nov

One week left to apply to Kids Kino Lab scholarship programme for writers / script consultants and a young producer. To give you some insight on what it is like to work with our tutors as their assistants, we asked Marie-Gabrielle Peaucelle and Emma Drost Jensen, our tutors assistants during…

Europa Distribution Workshop at IDFA in Amsterdam 2021

Europa Distribution Workshop IDFA in Amsterdam 21 - 23 November 2021 From November 21st to 23rd, Europa Distribution will hold a workshop dedicated to the distribution of documentaries at the IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Around 25 independent distributors, all members of the European Network of Independent Film…

connecting cottbus 2021: AWARD WINNERS

While the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) is still in full swing, the award winners of this year’s hybrid edition were just announced.

Cult film meets contemporary cinema – The 31st FFC presents exciting film couples from Slovakia

Films have been made for the cinema in Slovakia for 100 years! Reason enough to look into the history and present of an unusual film country. The FFC compares cult films from the 1960s with current works - in exciting pairs of long and short films from Slovakia.

Kids Kino Lab - Scholarship programme for script consultants and a young producer. Apply now!

The applications for the Kids Kino Lab scholarship programme are open! Apply now and become a part of the Kids Kino Lab family.

Submit your projects to the East Doc Platform 2022

Submit your factual series, feature length and interactive projects to the 11th edition of East Doc Platform which will take place in Prague March 26 – April 1, 2022! The deadline is November 19, 2021. The East Doc Platform is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central…

Slovenian film in focus for the second time at the MedFilm Festival in Rome

MedFilm is the oldest film festival in Rome, whose 27th edition will take place between 5 and 14 November 2021. This year, the festival that showcases the cinematographies from the Mediterranean region will be held in a hybrid format: in four cinemas and on the MyMovies online platform. Slovenian cinema…

Svaneti Residence Announces Call

This year, within the 1st Svaneti International Film Festival, script development residence was founded, which will last 20 days. Young directors that are working on their first or second projects including feature films, animation or documentary projects (script development, montage).

Croatian titles at festivals in B&H, Serbia and Slovenia

collage of films screening at festivals in BiH, Belgrade and Ljubljana, clockwise, scenes from: Murina, Tune Up, Heavens Above, Once We Were Good for You, A Blue Flower This year’s 15th Mostar Film Festival, held 28th October – 1st November, to present eight Croatian titles. The Free Zone Film Festival…

Celebrating 10 years of dok.incubator at Ji.hlava IDFF

12 films at Sundance, 29 at IDFA and even a nomination for Academy Awards! Over the past 10 years dok.incubator workshop has been working with outstanding documentaries, contributed to 150 films and led many of them to awards at the world's top festivals. This year's anniversary will be celebrated naturally…

CICAE announces ambassadors for its European Arthouse Cinema Day 2021

The sixth edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day is set to take place in over 600 cinemas across the world on Sunday, 14 November 2021.