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9th edition of MIDPOINT Intensive SK is announcing the project selection!

Rescheduled module for Slovak filmmakers, this time organized in collaboration with CHARACTER – Film Development Association and the Slovak Film Institute, is going on-line and will take place May 18 - 21, 2020. 

dok.incubator introduces 8 teams for the 2020 workshop

From 104 applications from 50 countries the dok.incubator selection committee chose eight talented filmmakers' teams who will have the opportunity to work intensively on their documentary films with the support of more than 20 internationally established producers, editors and sales agents for more than 6 months. CLOUDS /FI/Director: Tuija Halttunen, …

UNIC Statement: Circumstances around Trolls World Tour do not justify wholesale changes to the business model - 29 April 2020

Brussels: 29 April 2020 – The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today issued the following statement: The performance of Trolls Word Tour should be viewed – and only viewed – in the context of the exceptional circumstances surrounding its release…

Impact of COVID-19 on the Slovak audiovisual landscape - current situation and what’s next

Association of Independent Producers together with Creative Industry Forum, based on the data provided by individual segments of the Slovak audiovisual industry, have published an Overview of financial consequences of COVID-19 infection prevention and control measures for the sector of audiovisual production assessing the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the…

E-Kino Pod Baranami - first virtual cinema in Poland!

On April 12, Kino Pod Baranami launched its virtual screening rooms. This marks the very first virtual cinema in Poland. On the cinema’s streaming platform one can find carefully selected films, special screenings and films followed by online discussions. 

Don't miss the chance to apply to Serie Series!

Serie Series, a meeting place for European series and their creators, is to take place June 30-July 2, 2020. The event usually runs in Fontainebleau, France. The organizational team is monitoring the current situation closely and will inform the public about any possible changes.

EUROPA DISTRIBUTION & FIAD Joint Statement on Covid-19 Impact on Film Distribution

European film distributors, represented by Europa Distribution - the Network of independent Publishers and Distributors and FIAD - the International Federation of Film Distributors’ Associations, need urgent support during the Covid-19 crisis to avoid a long-term catastrophe, not just for the film industry and employment as a whole but for…

the changing face of europe at hot docs 2020

features 10 outstanding european documentaries in the doc shop - hot docs streaming platform for accreditated industry Lessons of Love. Małgorzata Goliszewska, Katarzyna Mateja; Poland; 2019 EFP is committed to presenting the third edition of THE CHANGING FACE OF EUROPE in collaboration with Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival despite…

Ex Oriente Film 2020 deadline approaching

Dear documentary directors and producers,We would like to remind you that the deadline for submissions to the Ex Oriente Film 2020 international training programme is April 30th.If you have a feature length documentary project or docu series in development or early production, be sure to submit it via our online…

Joint Film and Audiovisual Sector COVID-19 Statement - 7 April 2020

The film and audiovisual sector in Europe calls for urgent action by EU and Member State decision-makers to safeguard the future of the sector in the wake of the COVID- 19 outbreak, following in the footsteps of initial emergency measures announced at national level, including by film funds and other…

SOFA 2020: Tbilisi Workshop Goes Digital

Due to the worldwide measures to control the spread of the new Coronavirus, SOFA – School of Film Advancement is breaking new ground in the preparations for the second workshop of its seventh edition: this workshop, which traditionally takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia, is going to be held exceptionally as…


Our members are working hard at the moment to adapt and take relevant actions to bring cinema, culture and entertainment into public's homes, in this global context of COVID-19 restrictive measures. Member platforms are working (remotely) to set up new offers and support partners and rights holders in the audiovisual…

The Government of Malta has presented an immediate response to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Malta Film Commission announced that Malta’s local film industry will also benefit from the Government’s economic initiatives. All crew members who were working on a production until the COVID-19 outbreak or were contracted to work on a production, are now entitled to the Malta Enterprise and JobsPlus COVID-19 financial…

Authors’ Organisations Joint Statement on COVID-19 Crisis

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages our societies, including the cultural and creative sectors, authors’ organizations stand in solidarity with all those affected by the virus and we support measures taken to contain it.

UNIC urges national government support for European cinemas during COVID-19 crisis

Brussels: 24 March 2020 – The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today issued the following statement on the current situation with regard to the outbreak of Coronavirus/COVID-19:

Reminder | Transilvania Pitch Stop call for projects

The Transilvania International Film Festival team continues to receive projects for the newest edition of Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) until March 31st. The industry event is scheduled to take place on 5-6 June in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Domestic audiovisual industry experiencing major crisis

Postponed film releases, halted filming of feature films, documentaries and TV series and huge losses for dozens of film companies and thousands of people working in film industry and the related areas. The representatives of Audiovisual Producers' Association (APA), uniting more than 100 production companies, summarize the situation connected to…

Become a part of the next generation of Serial Eyes graduates!

Our dear series partner, Serial Eyes, is looking for the next class of TV-writers! This nine-month, full-time postgraduate program runs from September 2020 to May 2021 mainly in Berlin and trains young European writers to work in a writers' room setting. Apart from many networking opprotunities, the participants will for…

MIDPOINT Events and Coronavirus Pandemic

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the decision of the WHO to declare a pandemic and safety measures implemented by the Czech Republic as well as many other European states, we have to postpone our activities planned for April and early May. 

Call for the CEDOC Market is still open and you can apply with your brand new projects in development and early production stage until March 31st!

Though we are very worried about the Covid-19 situation, we are not slowing down with the CEDOC Co-production Market preparations! We are working really hard to organize it in the best possible way, corresponding with the changing reality and bearing in mind the safety of all as our priority.