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THE INTERNATIONAL UNION OF CINEMAS (UNIC) SETS OUT POSITION ON ‘THE SCREENING ROOM’ PROPOSAL
Brussels, 18 March 2016: the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the European trade body representing cinema associations and key operators from across 36 territories, has today set out its position regarding media reports around the proposed ‘Screening Room’ initiative.
Collaboration between Polish Film Institute and EAVE yields new scholarships for Polish producers
Polish Film Institute and European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, EAVE, a professional training, project development and networking organization for audiovisual producers, launched the partnership that will offer a new scholarship for one Polish producer and project for the EAVE 2017 Producers Workshop.
Sofia Innovation Lab 2016
Europa Cinemas Audience Development & Innovation Lab "Creating active and diverse relationships with our communities” Sofia – Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th March, 2016
Eurimages supports 16 co-productions
Strasbourg, 15.03.2016 - At its 142nd meetingheld from 8 to 11 March 2016 in Tirana, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 13 fiction, and 3 documentary feature film projects for a total amount of 4 485 494Euros.
EUROPA DISTRIBUTION WORKSHOP Sofia International Film Festival - Sofia Meetings March 17-20 2016
For the sixth year in a row, Europa Distribution is hosting a distribution workshop in the scope of the Sofia Meetings of the Sofia International Film Festival. About 20 independent distributors members of the network will participate to this workshop and the Sofia Meetings activities.
EFA Joins Protest Against Polish Public Broadcaster's Attack on Award-Winning IDA
The Board of the European Film Academy (EFA) supports the Polish Directors’ Guild and over 90 Polish film journalists in their protest against the treatment of multiple EFA-winner IDA by Poland's public broadcaster TVP.
FERA supports Polish Directors’ Guild reaction to Public TV attack on IDA
The Federation of European Film Directors has added its voice to that of the Polish Directors’ Guild in condemning the actions of Polish Television TVP in broadcasting a programme attacking Paweł Pawlikowski’s Oscar-winning film and European Parliament’s 2014 LUX Prize winner IDA.
OPEN LETTER to TVP President Jacek Kurski and TVP2 Director Maciej Chmiel
Dear Sir, The Guild of Polish Directors wants to express outrage over the material broadcast as an introduction to the film Ida directed by Paweł Pawlikowski presented on TVP2 on 25 February 2016.
Launch of the first session of EKRAN+ 2016 Read about chosen projects!
EKRAN+ is a 22-day project based professional training programme, primarily designed for directors/writer-directors, focusing on the vision of their future film. This vision is elaborated through the combination of three major elements: the script, the audiovisual components and the collaboration with the other professionals involved in the shooting of the…
East Doc Platform 2016 Reveals Its Programme and Tutors
The 5th edition ofEast Doc Platform (EDP), a key industry meeting of CEE documentary filmmakers with more than 80 acclaimed professionals and decision makers from all over the world, organised by the Institute of Documentary Film in association with theOne World IHRDFF, takes place in Prague, Czech Republic, March 7…
MAIA Workshops 2016: Take note of extended application deadline and new dates!
New deadline March 4 The application deadline for the complete 3-workshop package has been extended to March 4. Emerging producers who wish to apply need to have a project in development. Click HERE to apply
Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) to celebrate its 15th Anniversary and 50 Feature Films catalogue
London-based production house Film and Music Entertainment (F&ME) has consolidated its position as one of the key players on the European independent production scene, expanding its 2015/2016 active production slate to 12 pictures. The move comes as the company, owned and run by EFA Deputy Chairman Mike Downey and Samantha…
FNE at Berlinale: Jan Karski Polish war hero to reach the big screen – worldwide rights acquired
Renowned producers Ole Wendorff-Østergaard and Anna Wydra join forces to bring the story of the war hero to the big screen. Ole and his company Sputnik Film acquired the rights from rights holders Jan Karski International Institute and Robert Laffont publishing house, to the book “Story of a Secret State”…
17 PROJECTS TO BE PITCHED AT CLOSING THE GAP’S BERLINALE EDITION
Seventeen international projects have been selected for the 8th edition of the Closing The Gap equity investment training and equity investor pitching session, set to take place at the start of this year's Berlinale.
Nordisk Panorama is the new partner for launch of DOK.Incubator films
Together, they call for new participants – the deadline is 22nd February DOK.Incubator is a well-established rough-cut stage workshop that is unique in its format and impact on filmmakers. Its aim each year is to offer individual mentorship for eight selecteddocumentary projects with a focus on dramaturgy, distribution and audience…
EFADS Announces a Call for New General Secretary Job
European Film Agency Directors, General Secretary - JOB DESCRIPTION
National Film Policy 2016 – 2020 Launched
This morning marked the launch of the National Film Policy – launched to set the vision up till 2020, with the aim of maximising the potential of both Malta’s film servicing industry as well as the promising local film sector.
SUCCESS OF BH. FILMS AT THE INDUSTRY PART OF BERLINALE
After the great news that DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović will be competing for Golden Bear, more good news is coming from Berlin. Feature length project SREBRENICA by Jasmila Žbanić will be presented at Berlinale Co-Production Market, while Marko Šipka will be participating at Doc Station with his feature…
DOCUMENTARY FILM PRODUCERS WORTH WATCHING IN 2016
Altogether eighteen talented young film professionals received the title of the Emerging Producers 2016 at the 19th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival in 2015.
LATEST FILM BY DANIS TANOVIĆ TO PREMIERE IN COMPETITION PROGRAM OF 66TH BERLINALE!
Film DEATH IN SARAJEVO by Danis Tanović, which was shot during the month of May the previous year, will have its premiere at the Competition Program of Berlin Film Festival. Film, produced by Amra Bakšić Čamo of SCCA/pro.ba and Margo Cinema from Paris, and co-produced by Adis Đapo, was inspired…
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