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Laila Pakalnina, a renowned Latvian film director and screenwriter will come to Krakow, Poland in October to tutor the documentary group at the Film Spring Workshop. This will be the 13th edition of the audiovisual training which offers lectures, workshops, film screenings and meetings with artists as well as access…
In August 2018, the Czech Republic and Slovakia commemorate the 50th anniversary of the invasion of the Warsaw Pact army into Czechoslovakia, justified by the Soviet political elite as the suppression of a counter-revolution taking place in the country. This important point in the history is presented from an unusual…
After the successful 2018 focus on South East Europe and the Nordic countries, When East Meets West is back to work on the new edition to be held on January 20/22, 2019. WEMW 2019 will keep the same formula primarily based on a double focus on one Eastern and one…
“Take a camera, shoot something, show it to somebody” - Jean Luc Godard Few spots around the world give young filmmakers a shot at making a doc, from idea to screening, in just 5 weeks, under some of the finest tutoring in the world today: New York Film School, a…
The 71st Locarno International Film Festival, which kicks off today, is exceptionally rich in Lithuanian accents. Three Lithuanian films or co-productions have been selected to participate in the festival’s programmes and will have their world premieres in Locarno, to be presented by their filmmakers. In addition to film screenings, three…
Polish Film Institute and EAVE (European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs), one of the leading professional training, project development and networking organizations for audiovisual producers, are happy to announce the continuation of their successful partnership that will again and for the third time offer a scholarship for one Polish producer and project for…
Start of the 6th edition (August 26-31, 2018) They act as agents to the film industry and as ambassadors to the cinema audience. SOFA – School of Film Agents invites film-related cultural managers to a unique pan-European think tank for the future of cinema. International industry experts provide participants with…
The three finalists will travel the continent, before the award is given out at the European Parliament on 14 November Today, at the Giornate degli Autori press conference, President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, and Coordinator of the Committee on Culture and Education Silvia Costa, announced the three films…
The second edition of the Odesa IFF ScripTeast Series Pitching took place in Odesa on 17. - 20. July. It is a drama series competition organized by the Odesa International Film Festival Film Industry Office Team, powered by ScripTeast - a master training program for the best Eastern European scriptwriters,…
Projects of animated shorts and TV special episodes made with the use of puppet technique can take part in the pitching organized for the second time during ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum. The deadline for submissions is July 31st.
The 21st Guanajuato International Film Festival will include the screenings of four Croatian films. Cyclists by Veljko Popović and ‘The Stranger’ In My Head by Petra Balekić will screen in competition, while Into the Blue by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović and The Lovetts by Igor Bezinović will screen out of competition.…
Over the first six months of this year, national cinema in Lithuania has seen a significant rise in attendance, as evidenced by box office returns: ticket sales of Lithuanian films have almost reached 60% of last year’s total (€2.6 million, compared to €4.5 million in 2017), attracting 500,000 viewers (compared…
This year's MIDPOINT Feature Launch program had its final showcase during the Karlovy Vary IFF, helping to launch the career of 9 promising projects and their talented participants. Here are the highlights of the third module, Works in Development – Feature Launch.
One of the most important Croatian documentary film production companies has launched a new project: Factum Online, bringing the broad spectrum of Factum’s documentaries to your home – from the recent ones to the rarely seen!
Dance Film Development Lab - 3 - 9 sept 2018, Bucharest
Borys Lankosz, a renowned Polish filmmaker is to tutor the screenwriting group at the annual Film Spring Workshop in Krakow, Poland, 17-26 October 2018.
The 12th annual Talents Sarajevo, to be held in parallel with the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival, will host 61 prospective actors, cinematographers, directors, editors, film critics, producers and screenwriters from South Eastern Europe and South Caucasus. Among them are four Croatian professionals: Hrvojka Begović (actress), Hani Domazet (director), Katarina Prpić…
In light of the recent vote in the European Parliament to postpone the vote on its position on the Copyright Directive, European authors call upon MEPs to maintain their strong support on authors’ rights.
Warsaw Kids Film Forum is delighted to announce the full selection of projects to be presented during the Forum in September. This year we were overwhelmed with 75 applications from 22 different countries from which the 36 projects were chosen to be part of Pitching and Script Exchange sessions. Filmmakers…