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Jan Naszewski’s Warsaw-based sales outlet New Europe Film Sales announced that it has signed a world sales deal for Ognjen Glavonić debut film The Load, set to world premiere in Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight.
Submissions for connecting cottbus East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus are now open.
The sixth edition of VAF Třeboň, a key industry meeting for animation professionals took place in Třeboň, Czech Republic on May 1-3, 2018. In addition to the two traditional categories of Pitching Competition of Short Films and Series/TV Specials, there was a brand new element at the event – the…
The international event taking place from the 17th to the 21st of April at Film and TV Faculty of VŠMU (The Academy of Performing Arts) in Bratislava attracted interest of film enthusiasts from more than 20 countries. Five-day programme combining lectures and screenings of works of renowned guests with the…
London, 30th April 2018: The National Film and TV School (NFTS) today announces the participants selected for Inside Pictures 2018, its prestigious business training and leadership skills development programme. The scheme is open to applicants from around the world who demonstrate a firm commitment to the European film industry.
The second of the three TV Launch workshops wrapped up on Tuesday, April 25, with tours of the Barrandov Studio and UPP, both partners of the program. Besides the intensive program for the participants, the Workshop 2, kindly hosted by the Finale Plzen FF, offered several lectures for the industry…
The 2nd edition of the Warsaw Kids Film Forum, an international pitching forum for films and series for young viewers, will be held on 26-28 September 2018 in Warsaw during The Kids Film Festival. Submission of projects that want to take part in the Pitching (in the Development or Work-in-Progress…
The time has finally come for the second workshop of MIDPOINT Feature Launch and MIDPOINT Shorts, as well as for the first edition of MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia. On April 27 – May 3, 2018 the script and project development platform MIDPOINT Feature Launch will take off in Belgrade, Serbia thanks…
European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce the 2018 line-up for EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. 20 of the most promising, up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in EFP's high-profile networking platform at the Cannes Film Festival (May 8 - 19, 2018).…
European Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce theEuropean Film Promotion (EFP) and its member organisations are delighted to announce the2018 line-up for EFP PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE. 20 of the most promising, up-and-comingEuropean producers have been selected to take part in EFP's high-profile networking platform…
Film Agents are people who care for film culture and have outstanding ideas. Their projects are often created in a direct response to the most current film-related needs. They build and strengthen local structures and have great impact in enhancing the European production. Since 2013 SOFA offers them a tailor-made…
With the first few days, the film crew has raised almost 2,500 dollars through crowdfunding, which makes up almost 25% of their goal. According to director Oskar Lehemaa, “Bad Hair” has received support from friends, acquaintances, families and colleagues. “But it’s also really interesting to see new, unknown people supporting…
TETA Association has launched the 4th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place between 09-17 September 2018, at Port Cetate, Romania. Pustnik is the only Romanian initiative of this sort, dedicated to young and emerging filmmakers from all over the world. During this nine-day retreat, eight screenwriters (three…
The sixth year of the international Visegrad Animation Forum for film professionals will take place on 1st – 3rd May. As a tradition, it will be centred on a pitching competition of animated projects now in development in two categories – short films and series / TV specials. This year's…
Eleven short films in development will participate in the VAF 2018 Třeboň pitching competition. The winning short film project will receive 2,000 EUR. Thanks to the cooperation with the European Animation Development Lab Animation Sans Frontières (ASF), one selected director or producer will receive a scholarship in amount of EUR…
As organisations working across the European audiovisual sector, and in the context of the discussions surrounding the next Multi-annual Financial Framework, we would like to reiterate our support for the Creative Europe MEDIA Programme, a vital component of the European audiovisual landscape, and call for an ambitious budgetary proposal to…
Starting on Tuesday, April 17th at the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava is this intense event, which can pique the interest of viewers by offering not only big names of worldwide cinematography, classics and specialties of film but also an unmatched film festival…
MIDPOINT TV Launch 2018 – Workshop 2 is taking off Participants from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece and Serbia will gather again from April 19 till April 24, this time in the town of Pilsen, Czech Republic. Finale Plzen Film Festival sets the frame for the second out of three…
The MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia Selection We are pleased to announce the selection of 4 projects for our first MIDPOINT Intensive Serbia workshop aimed at Serbian film professionals. The projects will participate in a 4-day workshop in Belgrade starting on April 29, 2018. A big thanks goes to our dear partner …
Ex Oriente Film call for applications is closing on April 24, 2018. If you have documentary project in development or early production stage, you can submit it using our online application form (applying is free of charge and is only available in English). Also, if you know about interesting projects…