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This week, from Sept. 3 – 8, the 23rd Baltic Sea Documentary Film Forum (Baltic Sea Docs), organized by the National Film Centre is taking place in Latvia. The Forum will give audiences on the ground in Riga, Cēsis, Valmiera, Rēzekne, Jēkabpils and Liepāja, as well as through the Straume…
Antoneta Kastrati´s feature film debut ZANA has been selected for this year's Discovery section at Toronto International Film Festival. It was developed at MIDPOINT Feature Launch in 2017. Writer and director Antoneta Kastrati and producer Casey Cooper Johnson(Crossing Bridges Films), who attended our Feature Launch program, recount their experience: „With…
Czech Film Center is heading to the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. We’ll be based at the EFP Europe! Umbrella No. 24 at TIFF Industry Centre at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. If you would like to meet with us and get some information about Czech film industry, please come and…
Lithuanian filmmakers return to Venice: after a long break, Lithuanian titles and names will be heard at the main program of the film festival. Two feature films celebrating authors and talents are featured at the festival’s program this week. It’s an important milestone to Lithuania, as the last time a…
The Other Neighbors A documentary film by Nika Tsiklauri2019 The city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butThe city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butthey are almost everywhere as the urban landscape is…
The selection of MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 projects is here! MIDPOINT´s leading short-film oriented program has selected 4 short film projects from Estonia, Greece, Poland and Serbia for the upcoming edition. In September, MIDPOINT's special program will take off in Prague, Czech Republic with its first workshop and 4 teams of…
CICAE asks festivals to call for universal rules in theatrical distribution Festivals take one of the most important roles in the discovery of cinema. They curate the current and future state of film, elevate young talent and showcasing diversity in filmmaking. Within their competition, small independent voices can get the…
After great success of previous editions, we have significantly extended this year’s offer. It involved prolonging the list of attending guests as well as expanding on the programme. Apart from a compelling pitching offer, thanks to added value in the form of workshops, script and legal consultations, co-pro breakfast, trip…
Czech branch of HBO Europe grants a financial award at MIDPOINT TV Launch The third and final workshop of MIDPOINT TV Launch has concluded with the Partners´Awards Ceremony at the industry platform CineLink Drama within Sarajevo Film Festival. The 2019 edition of TV Launch program introduced six projects of TV…
A special committee led by Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has voted for submitting a national epic Truth and Justice, adapted and directed by Tanel Toom, as the candidate for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In addition, for the first time, Estonia is also represented by a documentary…
Dear friends of the Slovak Film Institute, we are thrilled to present the Slovak line-up at the 76th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 – September 7, 2019)! Long-awaited The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul was selected for the Main Competition and short animated SH_T HAPPENS by directing duo David…
For the fourth year of their successful collaboration in the series of talks around the them of « The circulation and promotion of Scandinavian films », Europa Distribution and New Nordic Films will this year take a closer look at the film value chain, and more specifically at how essential…
Emerging Producers 2019 were announced, with Taiwan as guest country
The world premiere of the film Stories from the Chestnut Woods at the Toronto Film Festival The live-action feature Stories from the Chestnut Woods by the director Gregor Božič and screenwriter and producer Marina Gumzi will have its world premiere at the film festival in Toronto, one of the most…
European Film Promotion and the Arab Cinema Center Announce the First Arab Critics’ Award for European Films EFP (European Film Promotion) has started to discover the Arab world and is now partnering with the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) to launch an Arab Critics’ Award for European Films dedi- cated to…
EARLY BIRD accreditation for the 3. Edition of Warsaw Kids Film Forum is now available. Warsaw Kids Film Forum is an industry part of the International Kids Film Festival in Warsaw. It serves not only as a platform where European industry can meet in order to exchange ideas, share experiences…
International Conference | 15-17 November 2019 | CINETic, Bucharest Elephants were replaced from Circus shows by holographic images and we are all very happy about it, hoping that soon this will also happen in zoos. Telepresence, plays written by AI, dancing with robots, digital sets have become a daily part…
If you have a stop motion project in development, take part in pitching, win big prizes and have a unique chance to present your ideas to producers, distributors, or broadcasters from all over the world. Submissions for projects that will take part in international pitching during the Animarkt Stop Motion…
EFP (European Film Promotion) is delighted to announce that 16 alumni of our talent promotion programme EFP EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS and seven participants of the networking and promotion platform PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE will celebrate their films' premieres in Venice and for the first time, a director taking part in…
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has released a list of 33 Lithuanian films wich have been released and screened internationally in 2018 The list includes four animated, seven feature and 22 documentary films. (Already in 2018 distribution reached a remarkable increase – 21 national films were premiered (compared to 11…