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Croatian films awarded at 13th Beldocs

The 13th edition of Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival, that was held 3rd–10th Sept on locations around Belgrade and online, closed with the official awards ceremony on Thursday, 10th Sept. Josip Lukić’s White Christmas was awarded best short film, while Marija Stojnić’s Speak So I Can See You, a Croatian…
16-09-2020

Join EAVE Yoga online on THURSDAYS

© Geraldine Aresteanu Join EAVE Yoga online on THURSDAYS "During the EAVE Producers Workshop, we have been offering morning yoga sessions to our participants for many years. Thanks to Tanika, it is now also possible online. Tanika’s wonderfully calm, positive, and radiant energy and her careful and professional guidance are…
16-09-2020

This year’s Ji.hlava: encouraging, inspiring and lively.

Preparations of 24th Ji.hlava are in full swing! The packed programme will offer the first and the last film by Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, a film portrait of artist Marina Abramović as well as the best doc of Sundance - Epicentro by Hubert Sauper. Women will dominate the music doc…
15-09-2020

Call for the Immediate Release of Nasrin Sotoudeh

The European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival call for the immediate and unconditional release of writer, human rights lawyer, and activist Nasrin Sotoudeh She is the last passenger in Jafar Panahi’s TAXI TEHERAN, winner of the Golden Bear, where she openly talks about her commitment to political…
15-09-2020

EAVE SPECIAL FOR IRISH AND CROATIAN PRODUCERS in the framework of EAVE Producers Workshop 2020

In the framework of Capitals of Culture Galway and Rijeka 2020, EAVE has selected a group of 5 Irish producers and 5 Croatian producers to join workshops 2 and 3 of EAVE Producers Workshop 2020 to develop their projects and skills further, to build professional relationships with each other and…
15-09-2020

Animafest 2020 Grand Competition – Short Film

For the most prestigious competition section of the 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2020, the selection committee consisting of Daniel Šuljić, Iva Kraljević and Božidar Trkulja among 861 entries selected 40 works from 27 countries. Next to the animation titans, Canada, France, USA, Japan, South Korea,…
14-09-2020

LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE VPB Newsletter # 6

Closing Numbers and Highlights La Biennale di Venezia is pleased to announce that the Venice Production Bridge (VPB) - the market for selected projects - held from September 3rd to 11th, 2020, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival, has successfully wrapped. Above all we wish to express our thanks…
14-09-2020

Paula Skelin’s Loose at European Short Pitch

The screenplay for the short fiction film by young director and scriptwriter Paula Skelin and producer Tina Tišljar, an Eclectica from Zagreb production, is one of the 12 projects selected by Nisi Masa to participate in the European Short Pitch 2020 workshop programme, of which the first will be held…
11-09-2020

International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk Launched Officially in Venice

To activate the film community’s collective response to cases of filmmakers facing severe risk, the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, International Film Festival Rotterdam and the European Film Academy have joined forces in establishing the International Coalition for Filmmakers at Risk. With civil society in danger around the world, filmmakers…
10-09-2020

European Parliament and European Film Academy Relaunch the LUX Award in Venice

The new LUX Award, from now on awarded by the European Parliament together with the European Film Academy, was launched on 5 September during the Venice Film Festival in Italy. Sabine Verheyen (EPP, DE), Chair of the Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee, unveiled the details of the new award. European…
10-09-2020

Croatian titles at 32nd Filmfest Dresden

Six Croatian titles screening at this year’s edition of the International Short Film Festival – Filmfest, held 8th – 13th Sept, on locations around Dresden and online. Screening in the international competition programme are short animated film Imbued Life, created by duo Ivana Bošnjak and Thomas Johnson, and director Stefan…
10-09-2020

MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2021 New Deadline: September 16

Writers, producers, directors and script consultants, you have now seven extra days to apply! Feature Launch / Project Development Training A unique training and networking platform for emerging talents - teams of writers, producers, and first- or second-time directors. The 9 feature film projects go through an intensive 4-module program…
09-09-2020

MIDPOINT Writers' Room is going online and postpones the submissions deadline

Due to current developments of the pandemic situation and prevalent protective measures all over the European continent, the Writers' Room program will be organized fully online, in the second half of October. The intensive creative work during the workshop will run on a special online collaborative platform. MIDPOINT Writers' Room…
09-09-2020

VENICE PRODUCTION BRIDGE - VPB Newsletter # 5 - Final Cut in Venice workshop/ Seminar On Gender Equality and Inclusivity in the Film Industry/ New Frontiers for Film Business

It's halfime at the Venice Production Bridge (VPB), organised by La Biennale di Venezia, during the 77. Venice International Film Festival. The event is being held on site at the Excelsior Hotel and online. Over the past four days it has hosted numerous international panels and the one-to-one meetings of…
08-09-2020

CINESTAR 4DX ADA MALL BELGRADE 4TH CINESTAR MULTIPLEX IN SERBIA OPEN

The Five Star Cinema Experience by CineStar Cinemas is finally available in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The new 7 screen multiplex opened last night is the fourth CineStar cinema in Serbia, in addition to the existing multiplexes in Novi Sad, Pancevo and Zrenjanin, and one of the most prestigious…
07-09-2020

Polish Director Filip Jan Rymsza’s Film Mosquito State Screening in Venic

Synopsis: August 2007. Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends his psychological meltdown.
04-09-2020

Baltic Pitching Forum announces participants for 2020 edition

Eighth edition takes place online between 8th-10th October 2020 with Poland as guest country The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF) has announced the 12 projects that will be pitched at its renowned industry event between 8th and 10th October. Moving completely online due to the current pandemic,…
03-09-2020

Romania’s TANGIBLE UTOPIAS VR directed by Ioana Mischie is selected for the Venice Gap Financing Market

the meditative virtual reality game brings to life an Odyssey of enchanting future cities inspired by the visions of children and developed extensively by artists, architects or sociologists. the virtual reality prototype is selected for Venice Gap Financing Market, that will take place in between the 4th and the 6th…
02-09-2020

BIAFF 2020 – Batumi Film Festival announces International Jury Line-up

BIAFF film festival will take place 13-20 September. BIAFF festival organizers – Batumi Art-house ARGANI and official partner – Batumi city hall. BIAFF 2020 international jury list is finalized, which includes: BIAFF INTERNATIONAL Feature Films Competition Lana Ghoghoberidze – Head of Jury Carmen Grey, Germany Layth Abdulamir, France Nika Abramishvili,…
02-09-2020

Arūnas Žebriūnas’ classic “The Girl and the Echo” to run across French cinemas

A restored 1964 classic “The Girl and the Echo” (lit. Paskutinė atostogų diena) by the Lithuanian director Arūnas Žebriūnas is opening across French cinemas today. This month, the film will be available to viewers in 24 French cities. This is the second Lithuanian classic film released in France. The classic…
02-09-2020