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The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) – international networking and educational platform for upcoming filmmakers – was held at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava between April 5-9, 2016. This year was attended by 406 accredited participants from 17 countries – mostly from Europe. We had also the participants…
The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) with a five-day programme full of master classes with renowned experts, runs from April 5 – 9 with the leading topic audience development and film literacy.
After four years of big investments and hard work, Opal Production studio completed “Mercy Street” movie, the first 3D animationfeature made in Romania with astereoscopic animation technique, 100% autochthonous, developed by Ştefan andAlexandru (Ducu) Buzea, the film director and respectively the character designer and animator.
The 5th Visegrad Film Forum (VFF) is less than a week away. Five days full of master classes with renowned experts as one of the most awarded young Polish filmmaker Bartosz Konopka, a cult film director and producer from Iceland Fridrik Thór Fridriksson, whose second feature film Children of Nature…
Submissions close Thursday, March 31, 2016
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.
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.
Europa Cinemas Audience Development & Innovation Lab "Creating active and diverse relationships with our communities” Sofia – Thursday 17th to Sunday 20th March, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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
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…
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”…
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. 
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…

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