BUCHAREST: Early career filmmakers from Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine can still apply to the 7th edition (2022-2023) of FILM+, the support programme for independent low budget film productions. The deadline is 5 August 2022.

VENICE: Cristina Grosan’s feature film Ordinary Failures has been selected for the 19th edition of Giornate degli Autori 2022, while Darkening by Ondřej Moravec and Sorella’s Story by Peter Hegedus will take part in the Competition of Venice Immersive.

WROCŁAW: Polish Days, the industry event hosted by New Horizons IFF, has announced its winners. A total of 22 Polish projects were showcased 24 - 26 July 2022 during the 22nd New Horizons International Film Festival (21 - 31 July 2022).

Polish Days – the most important industry event of New Horizons IFF, co-organized by the Polish Film Institute has just finished.

BUCHAREST: Mihai Mincan’s first feature film To the North / Spre nord has been picked-up by Best Friends Forever ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/German coproduction Victim / Obet’ by Michal Blaško has been acquired by Pluto Film ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.

TALLINN: Beta Film has sold the TV series Estonia to Seven.One Entertainment Group, which runs ProSieben. The coproduction between Finland, Estonia, Belgium and Sweden is currently in production with the Estonian parts set to be filmed 10 August - 9 September 2022.

VALLETTA: The 18th Kinemastik International Short Film Festival will screen international and local films in the Garden of Rest in Floriana 29 – 31 July 2022.

MOTOVUN: Nineteen feature films are competing for the Propeller of Motovun, the main award of the Motovun Film Festival running in Motovun, Croatia 26-30 July 2022. This year, 25 titles have been selected from among a record number of submissions, 728, for the Motovun Shorts competition.

BUCHAREST: Five feature films and long documentaries were selected for the 19th edition of the Anonimul International Independent Film Festival, set to take place at Sfantu Gheorghe, in the Danube Delta, Romania 8 – 14 August 2022.