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Czech filmmakers have been involved in the East Doc Platform (March 3 – 9, Prague) in increasingly larger numbers, which is a clear indication of the growing quality of Czech films in the international context. The 7th EDP will present a total of fifty projects from Central and Eastern Europe.…
The Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) has announced the nominations for the 25th anniversary of the annual Czech Lion awards. The academics were choosing from 51 feature films, animated films and documentary features that had been distributed in the year of 2017. The films will be awarded the Czech…
Storytek is a mentor-driven accelerator fully focusing on audiovisual sector, where deep knowledge of the global film and creative industry mixes with top-notch technology competence. Storytek Accelerator is now accepting applications from creative and media/film-tech entrepreneurs wishing to participate in the 10-week accelerator program starting in March and ending in…
The time has finally come for the expanded MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2018. On Sunday January 21, the first part of the feature film development platform will take off in Italy during Trieste Film Festival. Participating are 9 projects from Azerbaijan, Czech Republic, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Greece, Hungary, Serbia and Ukraine.…
We would like to remind you that we are launching a new ACM Distribution call for proposals. The deadline to apply is February 28th, 2018. This scheme is designed to support distribution for international co-productions, and was initially open to films that were supported by the Aide aux cinemas du…
The Cinémathèque Française in Paris is hosting one of the biggest projects presenting Lithuania’s national cinema, a two-week long film retrospective which opens today. It also marks the launch of a cycle of events in France to celebrate the centenary of the restoration of Lithuania's statehood. The French cinema-going public…
The Czech Film Fund offers its national film industry a new ambitious script consulting program, which is organized in cooperation with MIDPOINT. 'Script Consulting Incubator' is the name of the new initiative which aims to heighten the quality of feature film scripts and to support a new generation of Czech…
The sixth dok.incubator film in the past six years is flying to Sundance competition. Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s first feature film ‘A Woman Captured’ traces the unbelievable story of Marish, a European woman who has been working as a slave in a Hungarian home for ten years. Starved, beaten, and exhausted, Marish’s…
Polish documentary films represented by KFF Sales & Promotion will be shown in January at five international film festivals in Europe and America, including Sundance Film Festival. The audience of one of the most important international film events - Sundance Film Festival - on January 19th will have a chance…
Coming to Bratislava in April 17-21, with the editor of 12 Monkeys and other cult films Mick Audsley together with an extraordinary programme
Berlinale Talents is very proud to announce the selection of 250 filmmakers - 128 women and 122 men - from 80 countries for the 16th edition of Berlinale Talents. In our most recent press release you’ll find more info about some of the exciting talents, famous alumni such as David…
Trieste, January 11th, 2018 – The eighth edition of When East Meets West kicks off in 10 days, on January 21st with an exciting double focus on the Nordic countries and South East Europe. After having revealed the pitching forum project selection, WEMW announces its new Baltic Award! Thanks to…
The VAF Třeboň (May 1 – 3, 2018, Czech Republic) is the leading pitching event for animated film in the Central and Eastern Europe. As each year, animated projects in development compete in two categories: Short Films (single film less than 20 minutes long) and Series / TV Specials (web…
21 film projects from 16 countries will be presented at the eight edition of When East Meets West, the Italian co-production forum taking place on January 21-23, 2018 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival. This year WEMW will bring together more than 400 industry professionals from over 35…
On Friday, 8 September, the shooting of the feature film debut My Last Year as a Loser by the director and screenwriter Urša Menart began. To the Slovenian film audience, Urša is best known for her documentaries There Once Was a Land of Hardworking People and What about Mojca? which…
It's our pleasure to announce the open call for MIDPOINT Intensive Iceland 2018, which will take place March 10-11 during the Stockfish Film Festival in Reykjavík. Thanks to a new collaboration with the Icelandic Film Centre, Icelandic film professionals will be invited to develop their feature film projects with international…
Are you afraid of spiders? Meet the Websters and you´ll start loving them. The authors of Mimi and Lisa, the book and animated series for children, were coming with a new animated series during the Christmas holidays, the first one in Slovakia made with 3D technology, not only on the…
Winners will enjoy a dream trip to the Berlinale film festival. #europeanfilmchallenge is back – and it’s bigger than ever! The latest edition of the contest invites film fans from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Serbia to share their love of European cinema – with the prize of an all-expenses-paid trip…
We are very pleased to announce the 4 short film projects that have been selected for MIDPOINT Shorts 2018.