The dok.incubator workshop announces its final selection of documentaries for 2024. From circumstances that turn life upside down and clashes of different worlds to one's healing journey – the variety of topics to be unfolded at this year’s workshop creates a powerful and touching mosaic of today.

After the success of its 2023 edition, the Arthouse Cinema Training (ACT) will return to Berlin from 19 to 25 August 2024. The only programme of its kind worldwide, the ACT gathers independent arthouse cinema professionals from across the globe for a week-long intensive workshop on running an arthouse movie theatre and advancing film culture. In 2023, cinema professionals from over two dozen countries and four continents, for one week, turned the German capital into the centre of the arthouse movement. For its 21st edition, the Training will return to Holzmarkt, an event campus in the heart of the German capital. In its 21-year history, over 1,000 independent cinema operators and industry representatives from 60 countries have participated in the programme.

The 29th edition of the Vilnius International Film Festival attracted over 105 000 spectators

Vilnius, Lithuania - [April 11, 2024] - The largest film festival in Lithuania, Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF), has pleased auteur cinema lovers all over the country for two weeks, attracting 105,408 people on March 14–27. The festival organizers say that this year, VIFF has returned to the volumes of previous editions, leaving behind the challenges of the pandemic.

On Friday 12 April, Europa Distribution will hold the closing session for the fourth edition of the EDMS mentorship programme in Brussels. The closing session will bring together 20 women working in distribution and allow all of the participating pairs to finally meet in person to share and exchange on their experiences, ideas and feedback as mentors and mentees.

The call for projects for the Young Horizons Industry forum is open until 19 April. We are waiting for submissions of full-length films and series projects for young audiences, at various stages of development and production. For the first time, we also invite creators to submit their completed films to the Young Horizons International Film Festival.

Dot.on.the.Map Ιndustry Days, the co-production, training and networking platform for film industry professionals of the 22nd Cyprus Film Days IF, will hold its 5th edition in Limassol, Cyprus (18 – 20 April, 2024), and announces the selected projects to be pitched in its co-production forum, Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point.

Fest Anča International Animation Festival’s 17th edition’s official selection showcases the past two years’ best animation. 1,340 films from 71 countries across the globe were submitted, of which the pre-selection committee has chosen 206 fresh and authentic films. Festivalgoers can watch them in just a few months in Žilina from 25 to 30 June 2024.

On March 26th Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV), an industry event of Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, announced its Work in Progress and Drama Series awards. The event, which was held 24–27 March, attracted more than 200 film professionals from Europe and Caucasian countries.

The Arthouse Cinema Training returns to Berlin this summer for its 21st edition.
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