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The Slovak Film and Television Academy (SFTA) granted the Slovak national film awardsThe Sun in a Net 2018 on Friday, April 6. The most awarded film was The Line (d. Peter Bebjak) which won six prizes including the one for Best Fiction Film. Documentarian Robert Kirchhoff won Best documentary for…
Principal Photography has begun on Film and Music Entertainment (IRE), How To Sell a War, produced by Mike Downey and Sam Taylor and directed by Rudolph Herzog. Top US cast attached as Jay Pharaoh joins line-up which already includes Katherine Parkinson and Lily Newmark . Fame has boosted its 2017/18…
dok.incubator has just announced the final selection of talented filmmakers whose projects will be supported in 2018. 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 documentary projects with a focus…
dok.incubator has just announced the final selection of talented filmmakers whose projects will be supported in 2018. 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 documentary projects with a focus…
East Silver, a documentary market specialized in Eastern and Central European documentary film, is open for submissions. Submit your film to the largest internationally recognized database of creative feature and television documentary films from Central and Eastern Europe. Application deadlines for the 15th edition: Submission deadline for films produced in…
Within the context of Eurimages’ Strategy for Gender Equality in the Film Industry, aiming to implement equality in the number of applied and approved projects by male and female authors (i.e. 50/50 by 2020), it was announced at the 150th meeting that 30% of approved projects are by female directors.…
In just a month the 7th edition of Visegrad Film Forum will host silver screen art director, editor and cinematographer with many others. Between 17th and 21st of April the Film and TV Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava will become a place for uncovering the secrets of…
A median audio-visual author in Europe earns €18,000 from their work after tax, with an additional €2,000 coming from secondary payments including CMOs. As the Copyright Directive discussions have entered a crucial phase in the European Parliament and Council, FERA and FSE call on EU policy-makers to take a stand…
Yesterday the Slovenian Film Centre, a public agency of the Republic of Slovenia (the SFC), organised an international consultation entitled "Women in the Film Sector: a Gender Issue" in the context of the 20th Documentary Film Festival. The event took place in the Lili Novy club at the Cankarjev Dom…
What moves people in Europe? What triggers and lies beneath the manifold changes in the political, social and economical landscape? For a better understanding and insight into the rapidly evolving processes affecting Europe today EFP (European Film Promotion) in collaboration with Hot Docs - Canadian International Documentary Festival (April 26…
Young Juries Across Europe Screen Nominated Films GIRL IN FLIGHT, HOBBYHORSE REVOLUTION and WALLAY – all of which will then be available as VOD for the general public The European Film Academy (EFA) proudly announces and congratulates the three nominees for the EFA Young Audience Award 2018: GIRL IN FLIGHT …
Co-production support - Strasbourg, 19.03.2018 - At its 150th meeting held from 13 to 16 March 2018 in Yerevan, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 17 fiction, 1 documentary and 2 animation film projects for a total amount of €5,103,561.
Kinomind Films and Meta Media Entertainment is delighted to announce that their new Christmas special Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree has been greenlit and will be delivered in time for a Christmas 2018 broadcast.
SKOPJE: Macedonian Film Agency announced a decision on 16 March 2018 to financially boost 16 festivals according to the announced Call for financing projects of national interest in the film industry for organizing domestic festivals and other film manifestations of international character in 2018.
A new generation of creative documentary filmmakers and artists heads to ARISTOTELES WORKSHOP every year for a 5-week filmmaking boot camp experience. Artistic characters ensue, since 2006. Their output landed and won on the festival circuit: Quinzaine des Realisateurs at the Cannes Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, Dok Leipzig,…
October 25 –29, 2018 / 22nd Ji.hlava IDFF / Czech Republic;February 4 – 8, 2019 / Berlin / Germany
Organized by the Institute of Documentary Film, the EAST DOC PLATFORM – the largest event for documentary filmmakers in Central and Eastern Europe – took place for the seventh time. From March 3 to 9, Prague hosted 350 film professionals from around the world. This unique event allows filmmakers to…
The 25th Czech Lion Awards were handed out on 10th March 2018. Ice Mother directed by Bohdan Sláma and produced by Petr Oukropec and Pavel Strnad (Negativ) was awarded in 6 categories, including best film, best director, and best screenplay. Awards for Ice Mother include: best film (producers Petr Oukropec…
For the eighth year in a row, Europa Distribution is organizing a workshop dedicated to its members in the scope of the Sofia Meetings of the Sofia International Film Festival. About 20 independent distributors members of the association will participate in this workshop on “Effective Communication in Professional Interactions and…
Within the 20th Documentary Film FestivalTuesday, 20th of March 2018 at 15:00Klub Lily Novy at Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana PROGRAMMEPart I 15.00 Introductory speech - Nataša Bučar, Director of the Slovenian Film Centre 15.05 Presentation of the Council of Europe Recommendations on gender equality in the AV sector - Enrico Vannucci,…