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QUAILTELEVISION HIRES JAY KANDOLA AS EUROPEAN MANAGER

London, 11 January 2012 –Leading Australian production house QuailTelevision is following its recent expansion into the USA by hiring big hitter Jay Kandola tospearhead its growth into the UKand Europe. Appointed on a consultancy basisto the newly created position of European Manager, Jay is responsible fortaking Quail’s catalogue of successful…
11-01-2012

EAST DOC PLATFORM 2012

East Doc Platform | Prague | March 5 – 11, 2012 East European Forum, Doc Launch, East Silver Videolibrary, Project Market Institute of Documentary Film would like to invite all members of the international professional community to the inaugural edition of the new East Doc Platform - an umbrella industry…
08-01-2012

Eurimages supports 18 European co-productions

Strasbourg, 16.12.2011 - At its 125th meeting, held from 13 to 15 December 2011 in Paris, the Board of Management for the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support the co-production of 18 feature films for a total amount of 5 850 000 Euros:Arrêtez-moi - Jean-Paul Lilienfeld (France)(Luxembourg, France,…
05-01-2012

EFP names Georgian National Film Center as a new member

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21-12-2011

SPI International launches 8 HD channels with Satellite BG in Bulgaria

Sofia/London, 19 December 2011 - SPI TV Ltd. UK, an SPI International Group company announced today the closure of a contract with the Bulgarian Direct-To-Home platform, Satellite BG operating from one of the most popular ASTRA orbital positions, namely ASTRA 23.5 East, also used by the Czech and Slovak CS…
19-12-2011

Legal and Distribution Matters Workshop – Results and Awards

Documentary and Fiction Feature Projects Between November 25 - 28, EEFA Training Network has organized the fourth and last workshop of this year, Legal and Distribution Matters Workshop in Tallinn, in partnership with PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival. The teams of the seven documentary and eight fiction features from European…
14-12-2011

"ANDRZEJ WAJDA - KNOWN AND UNKNOWN" BERLIN RETROSPECTIVE OF THE MASTER'S AND HIS STUDENTS' FILMS

"Andrzej Wajda - Known and Unknown" (Andrzej Wajda - Bekannt & Unbekannt) - the retrospective of the Polish Master and the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the Wajda School begin in Berlin on 2 December. The retrospective "Andrzej Wajda - Known and Unknown" will be feature as many as…
01-12-2011

EEFA: Legal and Distribution Matters Workshop

Between November 25 - 28, EEFA Training Network is organizing the fourth and last workshop of this year, Legal and Distribution Matters Workshop in Tallinn, in partnership with PÖFF Black Nights Film Festival. The teams of the seven documentary and eight fiction features from European and Non-European countries, will benefit…
22-11-2011

HBO Central Europe to produce second season of top rating show În derivă / In Treatment in Romania

HBO Central Europe to produce second season of top rating show În derivă / In Treatment in Romania Bucharest, November 22nd, 2011 - HBO Central Europe will start production of the second season of În derivă / In Treatment early next year. The half-hour drama series, which airs five nights…
22-11-2011

CALL FOR PROJECTS: EAST EUROPEAN FORUM, DOC LAUNCH PRESENTATION and PROJECT MARKET

Are you trying to get funding for your documentary film in development? Do you want to find distribution for your rough cut? The East European Forum will help you to get financial support for your documentary project! The Doc Launch Presentation will support your documentary films in post-production. Would you…
21-11-2011

Open call for the projects for Dragon Forum 2012!

Open call for the projects for Dragon Forum 2012! Shake the drawer of your documentary dreams and let them come true! International Academy of Document Dragon Forum opens call for 2012 year edition. The schedule of Dragon Forum 2012:· script session in Warsaw, from 24th till 27th of January ·…
21-11-2011

European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011 cooperates with Black Nights Film Festival

TALLINN 2011 PRESS RELEASE16 November 2011 European Capital of Culture Tallinn 2011 cooperates with Black Nights Film Festival The 15th Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) and Tallinn 2011 present during this year’s festival a new international animation training event and films by world’s top directors. AnimaCampus Tallinn is a brand…
21-11-2011

From the Warsaw Film Festival to an Oscar®

Warsaw Film Festival joined the Academy Award® film festival list. This means that the winner of the Grand Prix in the WFF's Short Films Competition will have the right to compete for the Oscar® for best short film. The organizers of the Warsaw Film Festival have received a memo to…
16-11-2011

Projects qualified for the Session in Moscow!

The call for Polish Academy of Document in Moscow has ended. We received many submissions, so the choice was not easy. Congratulations to the authors of selected projects! 15 projects were selected, because of very interesting subjects. They were chosen among 36 others from different regions of Russia: from Vladivostok,…
09-11-2011

Zero in German – Czech – Hungarian co-production

Zero, the new feature film project by Gyula Nemes (Lost World, the Best Short Documentary in Karlovy Vary 2008 and My One and Onlies in competition in Venice Critics' Week 2006) is going to made in German - Czech - Hungarian coproduction. The project is supported by the Czech Motion…
09-11-2011

Slovak Films - November News

Bratislava IFF Presenting Slovak films In its 16th edition, Bratislava International Film Festival (Nov. 4-9, 2011) traditionally presents Slovak films: Besides the films screened within the International Competition of First and Second Films, the Panorama section and the Filmmaker's Tribute section, the Slovak full-length and short films produced in the…
07-11-2011

POFF Newsletter 2011 # 5: Competition Films Announced, Oscar winning studio comes to Animated Dreams

Competition films announced for 15th Black Nights Film Festival! The Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), which runs from 18th to 30th November 2011, has announced its full competition programmes. From established names to debut features, from festival hits to new discoveries, the competitions at PÖFF promise to deliver the very…
04-11-2011

Session of Polish Academy of Document starts in Minsk!

The second session of Polish Academy of Document organized in the framework of the cultural program of Poland’s presidency in EU is taking place in Minsk between 8th and 12th November during the IFF Listapad. We propose the workshops for young filmmakers, which will be conducted by renowned tutors: Krystian…
04-11-2011

The curtain falls on the 1st International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

(Rialto Theatre, Limassol) Press Release No. 6 After a successful eight-day run, the curtain fell on the International Short Film Festival of Cyprus on Saturday, October 22, at Rialto Theatre. The Festival hosted films and filmmakers from around the world and attracted the interest of short film lovers. The first…
03-11-2011

Winners 15TH IDFF JIHLAVA

During the Closing Ceremony, which was televised live on ČT24, the awards of the 15th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival were presented. CZECH JOY2011 Best Czech Documentary FilmThe jury recognized the film Solar Eclipse (Czech Republic, 2011) by Martin Mareček for "its surprising and impressive capturing of the Czech development…
01-11-2011