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ELSA 2009 Awards

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29-10-2009

Europe's young acting talent to be showcased in Lithuania

European Film Promotion (EFP) is going to present three of the best young actors from across Europe selected as 2009 SHOOTING STARS with their latest films at theEuropean Film Forum Scanorama in Vilnius/Lithuania (November 5-7, 2009).
22-10-2009

Independent American filmmakers in Lithuania: Go get some rosemary and life will change

"Go get some rosemary!" may well become a new motto for all who have watched the film Go Get Some Rosemary in Kaunas International Film Festival. With this phrase, the authors of the film Benny and Josh Safdies expressed the tiny boundary between the state of happiness and the state…
20-10-2009

Warsaw CentEast expands to Moscow

The Warsaw Screenings, held as part of the CentEast market (www.centeast.org), added a second part, the CentEast Warsaw-Moscow Presentation, a careful selection of works-in progress from the East European region.
19-10-2009

UK, CANADA, AND ITALY TAKE TOP AWARDS AT FILMINUTE 2009

Great stories, special effects, and even Twitter have an effect in determining the winners at Filminute, the international one-minute film festival.
13-10-2009

South Korea opens window on European film artists

When the Pusan International Film Festival (October 8 - 16, 2009) lights its screens for 355 films from across the globe, a sizeable European artistic delegation is among the guests presenting their films. Backed by the MEDIA Programme of the European Union, European Film Promotion (EFP) is supporting the European…
13-10-2009

Stasys Eidrigevičius: “Kaunas is a very important city in the path of my creative work”

After the screening of the film Bouzkachi: The Chant of Steppes on Saturday night, viewers of Kaunas International Film Festival had an opportunity to meet and talk with the artist Stasys Eidrigevičius. He said he was very happy to meet the Lithuanian audience and introduce the film in which he…
13-10-2009

Bursa International Silk Road Film Festival

Dear Member of the Press, We are happy to inform you that 4th Bursa International Silk Road Film Festival will be held between 14th-22th November, 2009 in the beautiful and historic city of Bursa, a unique metropolis nearby Istanbul that has managed to preserve its culture through time.
13-10-2009

RABBIT A LA BERLIN CLOSER TO OSCAR NOMINATIONS

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the list of eight semi-finalists in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 2010 Academy Awards. Three to five of those shorts will end up with Oscar nominations. Short documentary Rabbit à la Berlin by Bartek Konopka and Piotr Rosolowski…
13-10-2009

Jihlava IDFF 2009 - Archive titbits and other news

Dear friends of documentary,(see the links to press releases at the end of each article)Translucent Being Georges Rouquier - almost forgotten master of rural studiesThe Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2009 will present almost forgotten personality of the French documentary - Georges Rouquier in the retrospective section Translucent Beings.
13-10-2009

ScripTeast Stationary Lab concluded

ScripTeast Stationary Lab was concluded on Friday, 2nd of October in Ossolinski Palace, Sterdyn, Poland. During the 7-day workshops Authors of 12 projects representing 9 Central and Eastern European Countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) were having individual meetings with Creative Advisors, attended case…
05-10-2009

Developing Screenplays II - Discussion and Open Pitching Forum

October 14, 2009, 14:30-18:00 at FAMU, Smetanovo nábř. 2, Prague 1 / room U1
02-10-2009

The Golden Orange takes the stage.

THE INTERNATIONAL ANTALYA GOLDEN ORANGE FILM FESTIVAL WILL BE CELEBRATING ITS 46th ANNIVERSARY ON OCTOBER 10-17TH, 2009.On Tuesday, September 15th, 2009, the Antalya Golden Orange Festival Committee held its first official press conference at the Istanbul Dedeman Hotel. Officiating over the Press Conference was the Mayor of Antalya and Chairman…
01-10-2009

CentEast line-up announced

The CentEast Warsaw-Moscow presentation of Eastern European works-in-progress and completed films has selected 17 films to be presented during the Warsaw Film Festival (www.wff.pl) on October 16 and in Moscow on October 18.
30-09-2009

ScripTeast workshops started!

Since last Saturday authors of 12 projects selected to take part in ScripTeast have been attending individual meetings with a group of Creative Advisors, featuring Marc Caro (France), Cesar winner, scriptwriter and director of "Delicatessen", „The City of Lost Children", "Dante 01"; an animator and author of the visual concept…
30-09-2009

FIVE DEBUT FILMS NOMINATED FOR EFA DISCOVERY AWARD

At the Zurich Film Festival, the European Film Academy has announcedthis year's nominations for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY, an award presentedannually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcomingdirector for a first full-length feature film. This year's nominationswere determined by a committee comprised of Board Members PawelPawlikowski…
29-09-2009

THE SHORT FILM NOMINEES FOR THE EUROPEAN FILM AWARDS 2009

The final nominee has just been announced at the International Short Film Festival in Drama (Greece):
29-09-2009

AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS IN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKING – TERRY SANDERS

Terry Sanders (born New York, 1931) is a director, producer and writer, who has been granted the Academy Award® twice.
29-09-2009