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Czech films at international autumn festivals 2012

Prague, October 9, 2012 – Czech films are participating in many international film festivals this autumn, traveling to Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The film with the most extensive itinerary is Zdeňek Jiráský’s Flower Buds, winner of the Czech Lion for Best Film of 2011. David Ondříček’s film In the…
09-10-2012

EFA HONOURS BERNARDO BERTOLUCCI

In recognition of a unique and dedicated contribution to the world of film the European Film Academy takes great pride in presenting Bernardo Bertolucci with the Lifetime Achievement Award.
09-10-2012

FINNISH FILM FOUNDATION APPOINTS TWO NEW FILM COMMISSIONERS

The Finnish Film Foundation has appointed Mr Hannu Tuomainen and Ms Marjo Valve as the new film commissioners. They are jointly responsible for the production support of the feature films and will start in their new positions on the first of January, 2013. In addition, Hannu Tuomainen will be responsible…
09-10-2012

Czech films at international autumn festivals 2012

Prague, October 9, 2012 – Czech films are participating in many international film festivals this autumn, traveling to Europe, America, Asia and Australia. The film with the most extensive itinerary is Zdeňek Jiráský’s Flower Buds, winner of the Czech Lion for Best Film of 2011. David Ondříček’s film In the…
09-10-2012

£10,000 Business Prize awarded to Screen Facilities Scotland

Screen Facilities Scotland - a collaboration of Scottish-based film, television and commercials facilities companies - has just won a £10,000 prize for business development awarded by Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS).
08-10-2012

14 Short Films Nominated for European Film Awards

With this year’s final nomination having been announced at the International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece), the list of nominated short films is now complete. The short film initiative is organised by the European Film Academy in co-operation with a series of film festivals throughout Europe. At each of…
04-10-2012

Audience Award for Best Film and Five More Vesna Awards for Debut Feature Film »Good To Go« at 15th Festival of Slovenian Film

A bitter sweet comedy, about a retired old man who has decided to be happy before he dies, was awarded with six awards at 15th Festival of Slovenian film in Portorož.
03-10-2012

CALL FOR ENTRIES AND NEW COMPETITION AT KRAKOW FILM FESTIVAL

Krakow, 2nd October 2012 – Call for entries for 53rd edition of Krakow Film Festival, which will take place between 26th May and 2nd June 2013, is now open. Next year the Festival will be expanded with a new section - international music documentary competition.
03-10-2012

The Awards of the Finnish Film Industry Professionals

The awards of the film industry professionals were presented on 28th September in Helsinki in the closing gala of The Finnish Film Week, which was held for the third time this year. The event is organized by The Central Organization of Finnish Film Producers (SEK), The Association of Finnish Film…
02-10-2012

CentEast Warsaw-Moscow 2012 – Film Presentations Programme

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, It is our pleasure to announce the titles of films that will be presented during this year’s CentEast Warsaw-Moscow event. The presentations are a unique opportunity for works-in-progress from Eastern Europe to mark their presence in the international film distribution market. Screenings for film professionals will…
02-10-2012

22. FilmFestival Cottbus - Newsletter 02/2012

In >Focus: Easter Europe by Religion Religious Life and lived religiosity: With a combination of contemporary documentary and feature films 16 productions of the programme section >Focus
01-10-2012

MADE IN ASH to run for Oscar for Slovakia, THE LAST BUS qualifies for the short animation category

Dear Colleagues, The Slovak Film and Television Academy nominated MADE IN ASH (orig. Až do mesta Aš) by Iveta Grófová to represent Slovak Republic in the run for the Best Foreign Language Film of the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards – Oscar. More information about the…
26-09-2012

Production Support - The Finnish Film Foundation – September 2012

The Finnish Film Foundation has granted production support to the following productions: Film Commissioner Jukka Asikainen:
26-09-2012

New Czech documentaries – From Václav Havel to everyday life

Prague, September 24, 2012 - The Czech Film Center and the Institute of Documentary Film are preparing their annual presentation of Czech documentary production for the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival (October 23-28), the biggest documentary event of the year. The presentation, which has taken place regularly since 2005, aims…
24-09-2012

WAJDA SCHOOL IN FINLAND AND IN KOREA

Key-note lecture by Bartek Konopka and screenings of documentaries produced by Wajda Studio are part of Polish programme during Nordisk Panorama in Oulu, Finland. Bartek Konopka will present case study of “Rabbit a la Berlin” (produced by MS Films, Anna Wydra) Nominated for Academy Award in 2010 in category Best…
21-09-2012

Bela Tarr in Batumi

Famous Hungarian film director Béla Tarr, honorable guest of BIAFF is already in Batumi, Georgia. Master class and press conference of Béla Tarr will be held on September 22, at 17:00 p.m, at the conference hall of the Hotel Radisson Blue Batumi. Master class collection of BIAFF includes projecting of…
21-09-2012

European Short Pitch 2013 - Call for projects

This is the moment you've all been waiting for. NISI MASA – European Network For Young Cinema is proud to announce the Call for Projects for its 7thedition of EUROPEAN SHORT PITCH.
20-09-2012

10th Berlinale Co-Production Market is open for submissions

Starting now and until October 24, 2012, experienced producers seeking international co-production and financing partners are invited to submit new feature film projects to the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2013. The "Berlinale matchmaking platform" is once again looking for promising new projects with budgets between 1.5 and 20 million euros. They…
14-09-2012

The 9th training « Art Cinema = Action + Management » organised by the International Confederation of Art Cinemas has been concluded on September 2nd on the island of San Servolo, Venice.

This year, CICAE welcomed 55 participants and 30 trainers from 26 countries, mostly from Europe. This training, unique in the world, addresses itself to art cinema professionals, especially to exhibitors but also to distributors and festival programmers and to all professionals who want to deepen their knowledge in this sector.…
14-09-2012

Wajda School extends deadline for applications.

Till September 30th Wajda School is waiting for applications for its PROGRAMME FOR CREATIVE PRODUCERS. Please note that applicants without their own projects are also invited to apply. Once they’re accepted to the programme, they may work on projects already submitted to Wajda School. The programme is intended for those…
12-09-2012