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Cancelation the current edition of VFF

After eight years of the Visegrad Film Forum and facing various challenges that are mainly related to making our guests and visitors satisfied, it’s about time we have to make a tough decision. Based on the current situation in Europe and Bratislava a.k.a. the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we’ve…

Meeting Point – Vilnius Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

The international industry event that was scheduled to take place March 30 – April 1 has been cancelled to protect the safety of participants amid coronavirus threat. The decision was also brought on by travel restrictions across Europe.

The Painted Bird to dominate Czech Lion Awards 2019

At the 27th Czech Lion Awards held March 8 in Prague, The Patined Bird picked up eight prizes including Best Film and Best Director. Owners won three, Old-Timers succeeded twice. A black and white war drama The Painted Bird scored eight times during the 27th Czech Lion Awards ceremony bringing…


Allied Global Marketing is developing marketing strategies for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Dreamworks, HBO, NBC Universal and many others Also coming to NEM Dubrovnik is the CEO of all3media international, a distribution company with a rich portfolio of award-winning TV programmes and formats that it distributes…

Lithuanian Film Centre Announced Production and Development Grants for 2020 1st Session

The Lithuanian Film Centre has announced the results of the first financing session of the year: 2 681 096 EUR was distributed among 48 film projects in production and development.

“Marygoround” by Daria Woszek will have its World Premiere at the SXSW South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin this March.

Marygoround - Daria Woszek “Dark, sexy, eccentric, estrogen-fueled comedy about a Virgin Mary-obsessed 50-year-old woman who never had sex in her life.” That’s how Daria Woszek, the director and co-writer of the film is pitching it. Mary’s life isn't all that exciting. One day, plagued by the annoying symptoms of…

How Did Czech Animation Do in 2019 And What Does It Have in Store for the Audience This Year?

Filmstill_Fritzi Last year was a breakthrough one, especially for the youngest generation of filmmakers - they were successful at the most important international festivals and at the American Film Academy, so one could say that a “new wave” of animators was born in the Czech Republic. Czech animation in Czech…

Award Ceremony for the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2020

European Shootings Stars 2020 © Andreas Renz / Getty Images for EFP Carlo Chatrian (Festival Director), Ella Rumpf (Switzerland), Jonas Dassler (Germany), Victoria Carmen Sonne (Denmark), Mariette Rissenbeek (Festival Director), Levan Gelbakhiani (Georgia), Joana Ribeiro (Portugal), Bartosz Bielenia (Poland), Zita Hanrot (France), Pääru Oja (Estonia), Martina Apostolova (Bulgaria), Bilal Wahib…


The European Children’s Film Association (ECFA), Europe’s leading children’s film organisation, has announced that their annual ECFA Award for Best European Children’s Film has been won by Binti by director Frederike Migom (Belgium). This film tells the story of a young girl who claims her right to live a normal…

The EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS 2020 Off to a Flying Start

European Shootings Stars 2020 © Harald Fuhr / EFP The image shows from left to right: Pääru Oja (Estonia),Ella Rumpf (Switzerland), Jonas Dassler (Germany), Levan Gelbakhiani (Georgia), Bilal Wahib (The Netherlands), Martina Apostolova (Bulgaria), Victoria Carmen Sonne (Denmark), Joana Ribeiro (Portugal), Zita Hanrot (France), Bartosz Bielenia (Poland) 21th February 2020,…

The Zlín Film Festival for the 60th Time.

Visitors can expect not only an attractive film festival, but also a spectacular celebration and a number of extraordinary surprises. 2020: Back to the Future, the announced theme of the 60th Zlín Film Festival, has also inspired the authors of the visual that the organizers of the festival unveiled today…

Film incentives in the Czech Republic in 2019 attracted almost CZK 9 billion (USD 393 million / EUR 363 million) in expenditures; interest in filming continues to rise

Thanks to film incentives, nearly 80 films and series were shot in the Czech Republic in 2019. Implementation of projects brought revenues of almost CZK 9 billion (USD 393 million / EUR 363 million) to the Czech economy. A large portion of this comprises series filmed for online platforms such…

congratulations to 61 participants of european shooting stars and producers on the move with premieres at the berlin international film festival

European Shooting Star Ella Rumpf from Switzerland plays one of the lead roles in the series FREUD by Marvin Kren EFP (European Film Promotion) congratulates 22 participants of EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS and 38 former PRODUCERS ON THE MOVE who will be celebrating the premieres of their films during this year's…

Kids Kino.Lab - session II - we're taking off!

Having worked on the initial idea, the world, the characters, and the outlines of their stories, Kids Kino.Lab participants will now focus on writing extended treatment and taking first steps to prepare the production package for their projects. Not only will they start fully developing their stories, but they will…

EAVE @ the 70th Berlin International Film Festival

AVE is proud to announce once more a very strong presence of EAVE projects & producers at this year's Berlin Film Festival: 5 films in COMPETITION, 5 in the new section ENCOUNTERS, 13 projects in PANORAMA & PANORAMA DOKUMENTE, 7 at the FORUM, 11 at the GENERATION sections, 3 at…

On the 15 th of February ended the deadline for submitting films to the anniversary 60 th Krakow Film Festival.

MIDPOINT TV Launch graduate project at Berlinale Co-Pro Series 2020 With Berlinale and its Co-Pro Series 2020 around the corner, we would like to reckon the very successful journey of the TV series project Babyland, which was being developed within our TV Launch program in 2019. This Bulgarian project, produced…

Among films awarded at the Sundance film festival were also two documentaries developed in the Czech dok.incubator workshop

In addition to the short film entitled Dcera (Daughter), two more films developed in the Czech Republic within the dok.incubator workshop also scored points at the prestigious Sundance American film festival awards ceremony on Saturday. The Ukrainian filmmaker Iryna Tsilyk won the Documentary Directing Award for her debut documentary The…

Berlinale Series Market: MIDPOINT graduate in the spotlight

Berlinale Series Market (February 24 – 26, 2020) – a joint initiative of the European Film Market, the Berlinale Co-Production Market and Berlinale Talents – has prepared a unique three-day event focusing on all aspects of the serial content. Berlinale Series Market continues with its mission of introducing new writing…

The Transilvania International Film Festival and Transilvania Pitch Stop team is ready to meet and share plans, ideas and a good coffee!

Meet our team at Berlinale: Tudor Giurgiu, Festival PresidentContacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +40 722 522 200Attending: February 21-27 Mihai Chirilov, Artistic Director Contacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +40 744 370 305Attending: February 21-23 Oana Giurgiu, Executive DirectorContacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +40 722 326 950Attending: February 21-27 Cristian Hordilă, Festival ManagerContacts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., +40 733 735 952Attending: February 20-25…

EUROVOD Newsletter - February 2020

Here we are: next month, the 4th session of the European VoD Meetings will kick-off in Sofia, gathering 36 participants from 15 countries and representing 29 companies. Organized in cooperation with the Sofia FF and Sofia Meetings, and co-financed by Creative Europe MEDIA Programme, the training will feature round tables,…