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Putting a spotlight on a record number of 28 European Oscar­ entries, EFP (European Film Promotion) offers additional screenings of the films in LA for Academy members, journalists, US-distributors and international buyers. With the special support of the EFP member organisations, the event helps the productions to stand out among…
Today the script and project development program MIDPOINT Feature Launch 2017 concluded in Písek, Czech Republic, and the winners have been announced. The main development award of 8.000 EUR goes to ZANA by writer/director Antoneta Kastrati and producer Casey Johnson. 19 writers, directors and producers have participated in this year's…
The European Film Academy congratulates the nominees for the EUROPEAN DISCOVERY 2017 – Prix FIPRESCI, an award presented annually as part of the European Film Awards to a young and upcoming director for a first full-length feature film. Nominated are: BLOODY MILK (Petit Paysan) by Hubert Charuel (France)GODLESS (БЕЗБОГ) by…
Written and directed by: Dana BudisavljevićCo-written by: Jelena PaljanDirector of photography: Jasenko RasolProduction design: Duško Milavec and Ivo HušnjakCostume design: Martina FranićMakeup design: Dušica VuksanovićSound: Julij ZornikProducers: Miljenka Čogelja and Olinka VišticaProduced by: The Hulahop production house from ZagrebCo-produced by: Vlado Bulajić and Lija Pogačnik, the December production house from…
Everything you always wanted to know about Distribution but were afraid to ask: PIRACY Europa Distribution and MIA continue their joint venture to raise awareness of the role of film distributors, and present the 4th edition of the successful panels on “Everything you always wanted to know about Distribution but…
It's a great pleasure to announce the 6 selected projects for the 2018 edition of MIDPOINT TV Launch, the international idea-to-market program for emerging TV series creators. The selected projects and its 15 participants will go through a 9 month development program, which takes their original TV series ideas through…
WEMW Coproduction ForumDEADLINE: October 31, 2017The upcoming edition of WEMW (January 21-23, 2018) will launch a new East & West double focus and will bring together over 400 film professionals from more than 30 countries and, in particular, from the 2018 spotlight regions: the Nordic Countries* and South East Europe**.Producers…
Open letter to the Minister of Culture and National Heritage
19 writers, directors and producers are meeting again on October 16th to participate in the second and last residential workshop of this year's MIDPOINT Feature Launch. Since June's workshop in Macedonia, the teams have been working on their scripts and project development, and are now at the second workshop taking…
One of the biggest and most important projects presenting Lithuanian cinema to Europe will open the series of events in France dedicated to the centenary of the restoration of the state of Lithuania. Three years of negotiations were finalised this week with an agreement between the Lithuanian Film Centre, the…
Held within the 21st Ji.hlava IDFF, the Institute of Documentary Film launches the second session of the yearlong international workshop Ex Oriente Film devoted to developing and supporting creative documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe. This year's 15th edition will welcome fifteen leading experts that will share their experiences and…
The re-release of Viktor Kubal’s Bloody Lady (1980), that was digitized and restored by the National Film Archive of the Slovak Film Institute, will take place at the 9th Lumière Festival. The film will be screened within the section Archival treasures and curiosities, that offers unique restored archive films from…
KATOWICE: Demand for high quality regional VR content, the potential of social media driven audience building, and the need to focus on metrics to attract private investment were highlighted at the Film New Europe CEI AV Innovation Days at International Co-production Forum Regiofund 5-7 October 2017. Audience and distributor demand…
For the 9th time, the Institute of Documentary Film will award the best East and Central European documentaries with Silver Eye Awards. Within the 14th edition of East Silver Market, which will take place from October 24 to 29 during the Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, the winners will be…
At the Filmfest Hamburg, the five nominated films for the European University Film Award (EUFA) have been announced. Introduced in 2016, this award is presented by university students from across Europe. Based on the lists of 51 feature films and 15 documentaries from the EFA Selections 2017 a committee has…
The 7th edition of the largest meeting place for the international documentary industry in the CEE region invites filmmakers and producers of documentary projects in any stage of development. For the first time, shorts are welcome too. When: March 3 - 9, 2018Where: Prague, Czech RepublicDeadline for application: November 10,…
The seventh edition of US in Progress will be held from the 25th till 27th of October 2017, as a part of the 8th American Film Festival in Wroclaw (October 24-29th). Thanks to the support of the Polish Film Institute we are happy to initiate the first edition of Polish-American…
The International Co-Production Forum Regiofund will be held in Katowice from 4th through 7th October. The event is visited by film producers, representatives of European film funds, financial institutions, regional film funds, and local authorities, as well as private investors, television broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, and film distributors. From among…
The EAST DOC PLATFORM, the largest international platform for Central and East European documentaries, takes place March 3 – 9, 2018 in Prague. Its 7th edition will introduce a number of new program features. In addition to its established sessions, the EDP will also host a pitch for interactive projects…
The European Film Academy and EFA Productions are proud to present this year's short film nominations. At each of the 15 participating film festivals, an independent jury presented one European short film in competition with a nomination in the short film category of the European Film Awards.