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One more week to apply to the CICAE international mentoring program for arthouse cinema exhibitors

As an extension to its successful Arthouse Cinema Training programme for aspiring cinema exhibitors, CICAE, the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas, is launching a brand new 6-month mentoring program for senior exhibitors starting this April. Aimed to strengthen the position of arthouse cinemas and their managers, as well as to…
25-03-2022

DOT.ON.THE.MAP INDUSTRY DAYS 14 - 16 April 2022

In the framework of the 20th Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2022 and in partnership with Thessaloniki International Film Festival Agora
23-03-2022

The animation industry will be trained in Łódź! Recruitment to StopMoLab has started

Master workshops, talks, case studies, mentoring and lectures are part of StopMoLab, an international training program for the stop-motion animation industry. 9 months of intensive work and study will be provided by a group of top-class specialists and professionals who are associated with such productions as "Corpse Bride", "My Life…
21-03-2022

Baltic Shorts Residency opens call for 2022

Filmmakers and scriptwriters from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia encouraged to apply to the fourth edition of script development programme to be held in Lithuania. The BALTIC SHORTS RESIDENCY is the annual short film script development program dedicated to the filmmakers from Baltic countries. Taking place in Lithuania from 1-19 June…
17-03-2022

goEast 2022: Solidarity and Cinema in the Shadow of War

goEast Matinee // Films in Memoriam: Tamara Trampe and Aleksandr Rogozhkin // New Supporting Programme: Cinema Archipelago // Save the Date: goEast Press Conference on 13 April at 11 am in Caligari Cinema Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 17 March 2022 goEast strongly opposes the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine and will devote…
17-03-2022

Croatian films at 26th Sofia International Film Festival

A total of seven Croatian films, six of which are minority Croatian co-productions, are screening at this year’s Sofia International Film Festival, held in hybrid format until the end of April. In addition, a special programme created in collaboration with the Zagreb Film Festival, consisting of five shorts runs in…
16-03-2022

On The Eve of Its Independence Day, Vilnius IFF Acts On Russian Boycott with Ukraine Focus

VILNIUS, March 15, 2022. Lithuania knows a thing or two about staying silent. That silence ended on 23 August 1989 when two million people across Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia formed a human chain: the Baltic Way. Seven months later, on March 11 1990, Lithuania was the first Soviet republic to…
15-03-2022

Children’s films in Ukrainian on the New Horizons VOD platform

Kids Kino has released a collection of films and series in Ukrainian. The collection is available on the NH VOD Kids Kino platform and it is regularly extended and updated. We begin with three series for children, a wildlife documentary, and film festival winners loved by children around the world.…
15-03-2022

PERFECT TIMING FOR HBO MAX TO JOIN NEM DUBROVNIK 2022 AS A KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Due to interesting content, relevant speakers, and networking events during the summer ambiance combined with a spectacular view of the Adriatic, NEM Dubrovnik quickly became one of European favorite TV markets. Popularly called “TV market with a view“, NEM Dubrovnik 2022 will be held from June 6th to 9th, 2022…
14-03-2022

Docudays UA at the Krakow Film Festival

The Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is the largest documentary film festival in Ukraine. This year’s edition was to begin on 25 March in Kyiv. It’s no longer possible due to Russia’s brutal attack and the ongoing war. The organizers of the Krakow Film Festival decided to…
12-03-2022

Statement by the Slovak Film Institute on Russia's attack on Ukraine

The Slovak Film Institute strongly condemns the Russian Federation's aggression against Ukraine's sovereignty and expresses solidarity and full support for its people. It is unthinkable for us that the lives of our Ukrainian colleagues, as well as all the people of Ukraine, are in direct danger and their rights and…
12-03-2022

Sarajevo Film Festival joins Ukraine to its regional programmes

As an international film festival with a focus on the Southeast Europe region, the Sarajevo Film Festival joins Ukraine to its official programmes: Competition programmes for feature, documentary, short and student films, the In Focus programme, the CineLink Film Industry Days programme for film professionals as well as the Talents…
12-03-2022

Emergency Fund for Filmmakers in Wake of Ukraine War

ICFR Launches Emergency Fund The International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk has set up a special "Emergency Fund for Filmmakers" for film practitioners directly in danger due to the ongoing war in Ukraine. The Coalition and the Fund have been canvassing for funding and donations as soon as war broke…
11-03-2022

GNFC Appeal to Film Professionals and Film Organisations

Due to the war waged by the Russian authorities against the sovereign state of Ukraine, taking into account the sanctions imposed on Russia by the world and the call of the Ukrainian Film Academy, the Georgian National Film Center calls on Georgian film producers, distributors, film festivals and exhibitors to…
11-03-2022

11 Slovak works-in-progress to be presented in Bratislava and online

Slovak Film Institute / National Cinematographic Centre would like to announce 11 Slovak film projects that will be presented at Works in Progress session during Bratislava Industry Days at Febiofest IFF on March 21.
10-03-2022

World-renowned, award-winning film professionals coming to Bratislava

The 9th edition of the Visegrad Film Forum will offer a diverse audiovisual programme for cineastes as well as industry professionals. Between 16–19 March 2022, cinema the Kino Lumière will be hosting film professionals who have worked on such titles as Batman, Pink Floyd: The Wall, Casino Royale, or Coffee…
10-03-2022

Slovenian film on the go: as many as ten Slovenian features in distribution this year

In 2022, the shooting of five live-action features is scheduled to begin: Observing (directed by Janez Burger), Father Figure (directed by Nejc Gazvoda), The Last Hero (directed by Žiga Virc), Hidden People (directed by Miha Hočevar), and Redemption (directed by Sonja Prosenc).
09-03-2022

PÖFF takes Ukraine to Cannes and screens Ukrainian films

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) will present Ukrainian projects in Cannes this May and launch a film programme dedicated to Ukrainian cinema on its web cinema platform.
09-03-2022

European Film Academy - Declaration of Protest

We, members of the European Film Academy, declare our strongest protest and unequivocal opposition to the Russian military aggression against the independent sovereign country of Ukraine. We express our solidarity with the people of Ukraine and say NO to war. We demand Russia to halt immediately all military activities in…
07-03-2022

CZECH LION AWARDS 2021: ZATOPEK WINS BEST FEATURE FILM

Zatopek dominated the evening with 8 wins - Zatopek wins 8 prizes at the Czech Lion Awards 2021 - Best Feature Film, Best Director, Actor in a Leading Role, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Film Editing, Best Makeup and Hairstyling and Best Stage Design. Czech filmmakers strongly supported Ukraine against…
06-03-2022