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Yesterday in Tallinn, during a special presentation at Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, Rolandas Kvietkauskas, the director of the Lithuanian Film Centre, presented to the international film community the results and future outlook of the government’s tax incentive for film production in Lithuania – the national tax incentive will rise to…
Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF) has been the largest platform for the animation industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the course of its six-year existence, it has managed to build a strong base of film professionals and welcome over 150 participants from all over Europe in Třeboň every year. The…
For the 22nd edition of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS (Feb 8 – 11, 2019) – EFP’s high profile programme for internationally most promising European acting talents at the Berlin International Film Festival – the EFP member organisations have nominated 29 European actresses and actors of which 10 will be selected by…
New edition, new structure of the workshop
Being a kid, who of us dreamt to be a superhero? Being admired, possesing super powers, flying, rescuing the world and … onself at the math lessons! We all dreamt to be unique, loved, popular. So does Iga, 11 years old, who is, unfortunately, a quite average girl. Her heroine…
Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (or PÖFF), the biggest international film event in the Baltics, kicks off today. This year, the A class festival is exceptionally rich in Lithuanian offerings: as the Baltic states are celebrating the centenary of their statehood, PÖFF features the biggest programme of Lithuanian cinema in…
At its 10th edition, Meeting Point - Vilnius, the industry event of Vilnius Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, renews its structure and programme. Alongside with these changes, Rita Stanelyte who has lead 8 years of successful editions is stepping out of her role as the director of MPV. „It‘s always difficult…
After the great success of the first season, the filming of the second season of Shadows over the Balkans, a series by the author and director Dragan Bjelogrlić, has recently begun. Between Friday and Sunday (16 – 18 November), the shooting took place in the Slovenian town of Piran as…
The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam is the largest and most important showcase of documentary films in the world. This year’s 31st instalment will host Czech director Helena Třeštíková as a guest of honor, screening a retrospective of her work and ten of the films that most influenced her career,…
RE-ACT Co-Development Funding scheme supports a maximum of 6 projects with a minimum financial support of 10.000 Euros per project per year. The Programme Council appointed by three member funds reads and evaluates the projects in collaboration with external experts. The recipients of RE-ACT co-development funding for the year 2018…
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Fool Moon production studio (Slovakia) - in cooperation with RTVS (Radio & Television Slovakia – public broadcaster) and MAUR film studio (Czech Republic) - has created Mimi & Lisa: Christmas Lights Mystery - a 26-minute animated film. This new fairy-tale addition to the popular Mimi & Lisa series will premiere…
Visegrad Animation Forum (VAF) has been the largest platform for the animation industry in Central and Eastern Europe. Over the course of its six-year existence, it has managed to build a strong base of film professionals and welcome over 150 participants from all over Europe in Třeboň every year. The…
After winning the Latvian National Film Award “Lielais Kristaps” for the Best Feature just yesterday, the compelling family drama BILLE (dir. Ināra Kolmane), a co-production of Film Studio DEVIŅI (Latvia), Masterfilm and Magiclab (Czech Republic), and Studio 2 (Lithuania) is getting ready for its international premiere on November 27 as…
“IRINA” triumphed on the stage of three important international film festivals last week. The film was included in the 25th Minsk Film Festival main competition. The screening was a huge success, making the film one of the favourites’ for the audience award. “IRINA” received the Grand Prix “Golden Owl” for…
On the occasion of the European Parliament LUX Film Prize Award Ceremony on 14 November, LUX Prize finalists since 2007 are calling in an open letter on Member States and the European Commission to take on board the Parliament’s proposal to introduce a principle of fair and proportionate remuneration for…
The European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) is organizing, for the second time, the European Film Location Award, for best European location in the film and TV industries. Among the candidates this year is one Croatian location – Vis Island, where the hit film Mamma Mia Here We Go Again! was…
The animated-documentary film Chris the Swiss, directed by Anja Kofmel, a Swiss-Croatian-German-Finnish co-production (Croatian co-producer – Siniša Juričić, Nukleus Film) is nominated for a European animation award in four categories. The awards ceremony will be held on December 8th in Lille, France.
Do you prefer hiking the Austrian mountains waiting for the first snow or would you rather take a few last swims in the Greek sea? On our autumn edition we take you in both territories, to discover more about the challenges and initiatives of independent film distributors in Austria and…
On Friday, 9 November, the shooting of the second feature by the director Matej Nahtigal with the working title Corporation began. The script for it was written by Zoran Benčič, writer, lyricist, and vocalist of the band Res Nullius.