Dear Member of the Press,

We are happy to inform you that 4th Bursa International Silk Road Film Festival will be held between 14th-22th November, 2009 in the beautiful and historic city of Bursa, a unique metropolis nearby Istanbul that has managed to preserve its culture through time.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the list of eight semi-finalists in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 2010 Academy Awards. Three to five of those shorts will end up with Oscar nominations. Short documentary Rabbit à la Berlin by Bartek Konopka and Piotr Rosolowski is among the eight selected films. The Documentary was developed at Ex Oriente Film 2005 and producer Anna Wydra will hold the film´s case study at this year's East European Forum. Congratulations!

Dear friends of documentary,

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Translucent Being Georges Rouquier - almost forgotten master of rural studies

The Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival 2009 will present almost forgotten personality of the French documentary - Georges Rouquier in the retrospective section Translucent Beings.

Forum and Ex Oriente Film 3rd workshop - October 27 - 30, 2009
East European Forum - public pitching session - October 31 - Nov 1, 2009

Zebra is white; the glass is half full; the egg came first; to be - these are the answers provided by the third Kaunas International Film Festival to the questions that everybody asks sooner or later. The festival's slogan this year is: "Film that answers questions".

ScripTeast Stationary Lab was concluded on Friday, 2nd of October in Ossolinski Palace, Sterdyn, Poland. During the 7-day workshops Authors of 12 projects representing 9 Central and Eastern European Countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) were having individual meetings with Creative Advisors, attended case studies and film screenings.

October 14, 2009, 14:30-18:00 at FAMU, Smetanovo nábř. 2, Prague 1 / room U1


On Tuesday, September 15th, 2009, the Antalya Golden Orange Festival Committee held its first official press conference at the Istanbul Dedeman Hotel. Officiating over the Press Conference was the Mayor of Antalya and Chairman of the Board for AKSAV, Prof. Mustafa AKAYDIN and Chief Art Director of AKSAV, Vecdi SAYAR. The final selection of films that will be competing in this year's 46th INTERNATIONAL ANTALYA GOLDEN ORANGE FILM FESTIVAL were announced to the attending members of the Turkish press.


On October 10th-17th, 2009 the city of Antalya will once again host one of the most prestigious events of the year with the 46th Antalya International Golden Orange Film Festival. This year's Festival is sponsored by the Municipality of Antalya, and organized by the Antalya Arts & Cultural Foundation (AKSAV).