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There is also good news from Austria these days. On Sunday, when Austrians will go to the ballot boxes for the first, but not last time this year, a successful Austrian-wide information campaign with EU focus will end. In the past few weeks the LET’S CEE Film Festival, together with…
FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE by Ivan Marinović from Montenegro has won the Krzysztof Kieślowski ScripTeast Award 2019 for the Best Eastern Europan Script. The award, including a checque for €10.000, was presented on May 21 this year during the Cannes Film Festival by the ScripTeast Artistic Board: Doreen Boonekamp, Sandy…
On Sunday, 17 May, the shooting of the feature film Riders by the director Dominik Mencej began in Gospić, Croatia. The screenplay was written by Boris Grgurović. The director's debut tells a story about two best friends, Tomaž and Anton, who are both in their mid-twenties and from the same…
The members of EFP (European Film Promotion) elected a new Board of Directors at today's General Assembly during the Cannes Film Festival. The Board is composed of seven members, and the term of office lasts for two years. Four EFP members were newly appointed to the board: Catherine Ann Berger,…
On Friday, 17 May, the shooting of the feature film Inventory by the director and screenwriter Darko Sinko started. The director's first film tells a story about Boris Robič, who is, as we like to say, an ordinary man. One day after dinner, however, while he is reading in his…
ESTONIA IN THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event and other Estonia's industry organisations teamed up with The Hollywood Reporter to offer shed some light our current agenda. Tune in to read about incentives, locations, incubators and innovation! DISCOVER ESTONIA TALLINN TEAMS UP WITH MIDPOINT…
At the latest call for applications, the Slovenian Film Centre provided support in the total amount of EUR 420,000 to eight minority co-production projects (six live-action features, a documentary feature, and a live-action short). Three projects come from the Republic of Serbia: Uporabniki (director: Ivan Ikić, Slovenian co-producer: Tramal Films); …
On May 16th, the EuroVoD members gathered for the General Assembly to discuss achievements from the past year as well as the challenges for the year to come. The association presented a report on its activity in 2018, which has been an important year with a shift in strategy, with…
MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020 hosted by Baltic Event MIDPOINT’s leading TV and web series oriented program TV Launch gained a new partner for the 2020 edition. The third workshop of the program, which includes the “Season Finale” industry platform, and showcases the graduating projects, will be held in Tallinn, during…
EFP Highlights Ten Outstanding European Women Directors at SFF EUROPE! VOICES OF WOMEN IN FILM at the Sydney Film Festival (5 – 16 June 2019) showcases the works of outstanding European women directors to the Australian audience, film industry and press. In its fourth year, the thriving cooperation between EFP…
The European VoD Meetings is the first European professional training especially conceived for the Video on Demand sector. It is organised by EuroVoD and co-funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme. The European VoD Meetings is the first European professional training especially conceived for the Video on Demand sector. It…
Submissions for the 21st edition of connecting cottbus,Submissions for the 21st edition of connecting cottbus,the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestivalCottbus on 6—8 November 2019, are now open. The longest-running networking event for film professionals active in East-West European co-production, connecting cottbus (coco) continues its success rate of completed films,…
Second workshop of Feature Launch 2019 is about to take off The time has come for the second workshop of MIDPOINT Feature Launch, which will be organized in Kaunas, Lithuania – in partnership with the Lithuanian Film Centre – from May 3 till May 9, 2019. Nine feature-length projects and…
EFP Announces PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE 2019 at the Cannes Film Festival Celebrating the 20th Edition of PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE For 20 years, the most enterprising, up-and-coming producers from throughout Europe have been selected for EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE at the Cannes Film Festival. Based on their already…
BRUSSELS, NEW YORK – 23 April 2019: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) and the Film Expo Group are delighted to announce the 2019 recipients of the CineEurope Gold Awards, given to cinema professionals for their outstanding dedication and service to the sector. The Awards will be presented as part…
MIDPOINT is launching a new program to boost up the TV production practice in the region of Central and East Europe to a greater extent. MIDPOINT Writer´s Room is a sidebar module of the project-based 9-months long MIDPOINT TV Launch and is designed to support the training of specialized skills…
Invitation to submit your tv drama series project to EastSeries EastSeries is a platform for the best drama series proposals from Central and Eastern Europe. It is organized by the Odesa International Film Festival powered by ScripTeast, a master training programme for the best Eastern European scriptwriters organized by Independent…
European organisations of authors welcome the final adoption of the Copyright Directive and call on EU Member States to seize this historical opportunity to improve the livelihoods of all authors and foster Europe’s creativity. On 15 April 2019, the Council of the European Union formally adopted the Copyright Directive. Following…
We are pleased to announce the selection of 4 projects for our first MIDPOINT Intensive Lithuania workshop aimed at Lithuanian film professionals. The projects will participate in a 4-day workshop in Kaunas (May 5 – 8, 2019). The selected projects and participants of MIDPOINT Intensive Lithuania are: A BUTTERFLY´S HEART …
The first guest experts have been announced for the fifth edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place in Romania this September. During the nine-day retreat, eight screenwriters – three from Romania and five internationals – will develop their first or second feature-length screenplays. Pustnik also invites a handful…