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Cinematic Troublemakers under Tito: goEast Symposium on the Black Wave in Yugoslavian Cinema

goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film hosted by the Deutsches Filminstitut, differs conceptually from many other film festivals in that it not only presents the most recent productions from Central and Eastern European countries but also includes a comprehensive series of historical programmes. One of its main…

Lithuanian producers negotiating deals after Berlin EFM

Lithuanian films were appreciated by film professionals in the European Film Market (EFM) during the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival. Film professionals attended film screenings at EFM, more than one thousand guests visited Lithuania’s stand.

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Industry Accreditation for East Doc Platform 2013

Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) invites the whole international community of documentary professionals to the second edition of East Doc Platform, held March 4 - 10, 2013.

EKRAN á la carte at the Berlinale Talent Campus

On February 11, 2013 Wajda Studio prepared an early breakfast for the participants of Berlinale Talent Campus, during which young artists from around the world learned about the fundamentals of the international EKRAN program.

FilmFestival Cottbus: Award Ceremony at East European Brunch

PRESS RELEASE Cottbus, 13th of February 2013 FilmFestival Cottbus celebrates successful start into new festival season with East European Brunch By way of awarding a total of three prizes, the FilmFestival Cottbus, together with the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco), launches itself into the new festival season. During the…

Latvia at Berlinale and the EFM

Latvia participates in two sections of the 63rd Film Festival in Berlin. Aik Karapetian’s feature People Out There was on the market screening. Janis Nords’ feature Mother, I Love You and Ēvalds Lācis’s animation Hedgehogs and the City participates in the official program Generation KPlus.

"Making The City Public" begins tomorrow

The public programme events of the 13th Istanbul Biennial begin with "Making The City Public" to be held between February 8 and 10. The public programme events aim to examine the ways in which publicness can be reclaimed as an artistic and political tool in the context of global financial…

The Czech Film Center releases the next volume of short films, Czech Short Films 2013

Prague, 30 January 2013. An evening celebrating the release of the new DVD, Czech Short Films Vol. 4, 2013, which presents the very best of Czech short filmmaking from 2012, will take place on Wednesday 30 January 2013, starting at 20:30 at the bio OKO cinema in Prague.

Cartoon Movie will gather together more than 700 animation film professionals from 6 to 8 March in Lyon

From 6 to 8 March, Lyon will become the European capital of animation film: more than 700 animated feature film producers, investors, distributors, sales agents and video game companies from all of Europe and beyond will attend the 15th Cartoon Movie to create partnerships and raise financing, thus allowing many…

Lithuania goes short: Baltic debut in Clermont-Ferrand IFF

“Lithuanian short films must be introduced to the international film industry.” This is the guiding principle of the short film agency “Lithuanian Shorts” that will attend the largest short film festival in Europe, Clermont-Ferrand. During the festival, which is scheduled to take place from February 1-9, Lithuania will be the…

DOK.Incubator Rough Cut Workshop Is Calling for Participants

IDFA, CPH:DOX, DOK Leipzig, MoMA´s Documentary Fortnight, and even SUNDANCE Festival: those are the festivals where the participating films of the 2012 edition of DOK.Incubator started their road to success. After six months of hard work at editing and distribution, all eight participant projects have gained international recognition. In addition,…

Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz launch a crowdfunding campaign for their short film!

Acclaimed young, female directors, Dominga Sotomayor and Katarzyna Klimkiewicz launched an Indiegogo campaign to finance their mutual project – a short film called The Time Before. They hope to raise 10.000 EUR of the missing funding until 1st March 2013. The 2012 Rotterdam Tiger Award-winner (Sotomayor) and the 2010 European…


goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film is offering free accreditation to members of the reporting press. We cordially invite you to attend the 13th edition of goEast festival in Wiesbaden from 10 to 16 April, and we would be delighted if your medium was to grant coverage…

Press release - FIlm "EPIC"

Film and Music Entertainment begin shooting EPIC – a major International co-production between the UK, Germany, Russia and Georgia. Principal Photography begins in Georgian Capital Tbilisi last week. EPIC was developed by the British Film Institute (London), and is supported by the HessenInvestFilm Fund (Frankfurt), Metra Films and the French-German…

Peacefulfish and partners 2013 Berlinale Information Sessions

Media financing consultancy peacefulfish and partners Just Temptation, TWIST, and Audiovisual SGR invite you to our 2013 Berlinale Information Sessions on: MEDIA PRODUCTION GUARANTEE FUND (MPGF)MEDIA-Programme fund for producers seeking production loans for film & TV projectsMonica Carretero, fund manager (Audiovisual SGR)www.audiovisualsgr-mgf.eu JUST TEMPTATION (JT)Pan-European film music company based in…


East Doc Platform | Prague | March 4 – 10, 2013East European Forum, Doc Launch, East Silver Videolibrary,Project Market

WEMW Development Award for best project goes to ANISHOARA by Weydemann Bros

German project wins third edition of Trieste co-production forum Trieste, January 22, 2013 – ANISHOARA, the story of a 14-year-old girl from Moldavia suspended between childhood and adolescence is the winner of the third edition of When East Meets West.

Two US in Progress Wrocław films to screen at the Berlinale

Following the selection of three US in Progress films to Sundance, Berlin follows suit with a world one premiere and one European premiere. US in Progress is the first industry event in Europe devoted entirely to US-indies and focused on the completion and European distribution of American indie feature films…

MAIA Workshops 2013 at its flying start: call open

Maia announces the 3 residential workshops of 2013 edition. The application deadline for the complete 3-workshop package is set at February 28. Workshop 1 - Creative aspects of development Italy, May 27 - 31 Application deadline April 19 Workshop 2 - Legal & Financial Issues Slovakia, June 17 - 21…