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A film set in Russia about Lada automobile production may not sound like the most riveting topic for a documentary. But Petr’s Horký’s directorial debut is a fascinating and wryly amusing tale. Set in Tolyatti, the city where the Lada factory is based, The Russian Job follows the attempts of…
The question of storytelling and corresponding “grammar” comes up each time a new form of immersive media sees the day of light. This was the case for stereoscopic 3D, and, without surprise, this is now the case for all currently-hot forms of immersive media, such as VR, AR, MR, XR,…
FERA Honorary President Sir Alan Parker addressed a letter to Estonian Minister of Culture Indrek Saar on Monday November 13 to express dismay at the absence of European creators or author representatives in the programme of the audiovisual conference "Pictured futures: connecting content, tech & policy in audiovisual Europe" to…
Lithuania is an attractive destination for those foreign filmmakers who come here seeking not only flexible prices for film production and services but also a professional crew and suitable locations. Last year, Lithuania attracted the highest number of foreign productions since the introduction of its 20 percent tax incentive in…
Lithuania is an attractive destination for those foreign filmmakers who come here seeking not only flexible prices for film production and services but also a professional crew and suitable locations. Last year, Lithuania attracted the highest number of foreign productions since the introduction of its 20 percent tax incentive in…
Come to Warsaw and join Creative Europe Desk Poland and National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute for Images That Move – European Conference on Film Education on November 21. During the event, presentations will be delivered by leading Polish and European experts in film education. Moreover, the participants will have…
The European Film Agency Directors (EFADs) would like to thank the three institutions participating in the trilogue negotiations for their positive positions on Article 13 in the proposal revising the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. So far there have been some great results which the EFADs welcomes, such as: The consensus…
Three Czech documentaries are in the programme of the 30th IDFA – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. IDFA’s competition sections include two Czech documentaries – Nothing Like Before about four teenagers in a Czech border town, and The Russian Job about a Swedish manager who tries to salvage the Soviet…
The MIT Press publishes a journal called “Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments”. Its Volume 19, Issue 4 of August 2010 featured a pioneering, scientific article by Nonny de la Peña and her 7 co-authors entitled “Immersive Journalism: Immersive Virtual Reality for the First-Person Experience of News”. Nicknamed “The Godmother of…
At the Seville European Film Festival, the European Film Academy and EFA Productions proudly announced the nominations for the 30th European Film Awards. The more than 3,000 EFA Members will now vote for the winners who will be presented during the awards ceremony on 9 December in Berlin. check out…
The 2017 edition of connecting cottbus will introduce coco Work in Progress (WiP) with the new €35,000 coco WiP Award, an in-kind prize sponsored by the German post-production company D-FACTO MOTION.
After the great success of the past editions of Last Stop Trieste, work in progress section dedicated to creative documentaries, When East Meets West and Trieste Film Festival expand their initiatives targeting projects in post-production phase and launch This is IT, a new section exclusively dedicated to long feature fiction…
A new batch of 6 promising TV series projects will participate in the 2018 edition of MIDPOINT TV Launch. Already on Sunday, their 9 month development process begins at a residential workshop in Slovak Republic. 6 projects from Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece and Serbia have been selected following an…
The Institute of Documentary Film co-organizes the industry section at the Ji.hlava IDFF. For the ninth time, the Silver Eye Awards were presented in three categories to the best documentary films in the East Silver Market. Film professionals attended the Ex Oriente Film workshop, while audiences enjoyed a unique screening…
As a result of the strong interest in the co-production forum, the deadline has been extended to November 7 to allow as many producers as possible to submit their project.The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 21-23, 2018) will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together…
In a collective action, EFP (European Film Promotion) highlights European cinema at the upcoming American Film Market (November 1 – 8), by granting FILM SALES SUPPORT(FSS) for the promotion and marketing of 33 European films totalling more than €120.000, by running the EUROPE! UMBRELLA for European world sales and production…
The call for MIDPOINT Feature Launch is open – for writers, directors and producers of narrative storytelling. Deadline tomorrow Thursday October 26. Next year's edition has been expanded to become a year-long platform with two residential workshops, a project showcase at Karlovy Vary IFF and a networking spotlight at When…
Co-production support - Strasbourg, 25.10.2017 - At its 148th meeting held from 16 to 20 October 2017 in Skopje, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 22 fiction, 7 documentaries and 1 animation film projects for a total amount of €5,598,535.
The European Film Academy proudly announces the four nominations for the award categories EUROPEAN ANIMATED FEATURE FILM 2017 and EUROPEAN COMEDY 2017. Nominated for European Animated Feature Film 2017 are: ETHEL & ERNEST by Roger Mainwood (UK, Luxembourg)LOUISE BY THE SHORE (Louise en hiver) by Jean-François Laguionie (France, Canada)LOVING VINCENT…
dok.incubator, an international documentary workshop that supports the creative team (director, producer, and editor) with their late-stage documentaries, is searching for original film projects that will have a rough-cut ready by March 2018. The programme is based on individual tutoring for the whole team. Under the supervision of experienced European…