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We are very pleased to announce MIDPOINT´s intensive program in Kaunas, Lithuania (May 5 – 8, 2019) aimed at Lithuanian film professionals. Thanks to a partnership with Lithuanian Film Centre, this 4-day workshop has been made possible.
‘Oh, Ramona’ Romanian feature film, directed by Cristina Jacob, with a script based on Andrei Ciobanu’s bestseller, beat all audience records for a Romanian production, the cinemas reporting 111,881 entries in the opening weekend, a record for a Romanian opening weekend for the past 30 years.
DO YOU KNOW HOW MANY WOMEN HAVE RECEIVED THE GOLDEN ARENA FOR BEST FILM OR THE PALME D’OR IN CANNES?
The documentary Librement, Mostafa Derkaoui (eng. Freely, Mostafa Derkaoui) by Sophie Delvallée is in its final stage of post-production. The main character, Mostafa Derkaoui, who studied in the Lodz Film School in the late 60’s, will come to Berlinale to attend the public screening of his first feature film De…
Awards Ceremony for the 2019 EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS at the Berlinale Palast Berlin, 11th February 2019: Tonight the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2019 were welcomed to the Berlinale Palast stage by US producer Martha de Laurentiis – responsible for over 40 films and miniseries including both Hannibal films and the TV…
“Oh, Ramona!” is the screen adaptation of Andrei Ciobanu’s book, which writer-director Cristina Jacob chose as her upcoming comedy project.
BRUXELLES: As the negotiations on Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market are drawing to a conclusion, European and international authors and performers' organisations urge EU negotiators to strengthen the Article -14 providing for fair and proportionate remuneration for authors and performers, and to adopt Articles 14, 15 and…
Lithuania welcomes its guests at their national stand at EFM’19 with a bold slogan: Challenge Accepted! Lithuanian representatives are ready for the new challenges and can now offer even better shooting conditions in Lithuania.
ORKA Studio is a film producer and leader on the VFX on postproduction market, winning accolades in Poland and internationally. With over two decades of experience, it has the most advanced technology and greatest talent in the business. ORKA is a colourful company, focusing on cutting edge development, and always…
Richard Němec, member of the Board of the Czech Film Fund, describes the emergence of a bilateral treaty with Israel, its potential for Czech cinematography and especially animation. He admits the situation of Czech animation is not ideal, but everything that can be done is being done to improve the…
3 films developed in dok.incubator workshop are competing at Sundance Film Festival! In the last 7 years of the workshop, 9 films have been selected for Sundance. The call for our applications deadline is on the 30th of January. World Cinema Documentary Competition In an intimate portrait “The Disappearance of…
Slovakia will be one of the countries in spotlight of industry platform When East Meets West (January, 20 - 22, 2019). A numerous delegation of Slovak film professionals will be representing the country at the event that is running paralely to 30th Trieste Film Festival(January 18 – 25, 2019). At…
As the trilogue negotiations on the proposed Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market are drawing to a conclusion, now is your last opportunity to effectively ensure European authors benefit from the economic success of their works.
Last year, it was one hundred years since The Sinking of the Lusitania by Winsor McCay, considered by historians to be the first animated documentary. Since then, this hybrid and sometimes controversial genre has changed and evolved. Popular films include the recent Another Day of Life or Waltz with Bashir…
PODGORICA: Montenegro has launched a new scheme that will provide producers with cash rebates of 25% on qualifying production expenditure. Until recently, the return of funds spent in Montenegro amounted to 20% of the funds invested in film production. The Film Centre of Montenegro has initiated this change in order…
The Lithuanian film centre have summarized the local box office results - in 2018 distribution reached a remarkable increase and hit all the records. National cinema grew and hit market share by 28%. It’s a significant rise from 22% last year that was fixed as a record in 2017. Total…
On 15 December 2018, in the framework of the European Film Awards in Seville the members of the European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) Board elected the new President and Vice-President of the association with a 2 year mandate: President: Luis Chaby Vaz, President of the Board of Directors of the…
Trieste, January 15th, 2019 – The ninth edition of When East Meets West kicks off in less than one 1 week, on January 20th with an exciting double focus on the Benelux countries and Central Eastern Europe. After having revealed the pitching forum project selection, WEMW is proud to announce…
The year 2018 did not yield any box office hit in the field of Czech animation, yet festival showings and achievements abroad imply that our creators are not resting on their laurels. There are a number of interesting feature films, series, and TV bedtime-story animations in development or production. They…