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Renowned industry programs of the Verzió Film Festival

During the 18th Verzió Film Festival, several industry programs will be available to documentary filmmakers and non-professionals alike, in person and online. Panel discussions and masterclasses, presented by national and international experts, will take place 10–14 November, and will provide insight on reviving the film industry in a world shaken…
27-10-2021

Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2021 presents projects from award-winning filmmakers and established producers

The official selection of the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2021, taking place on 24-25 November proves that, despite the challenging times, filmmakers have continued to put hard work and dedication into the development of their projects. As Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event's focus country this year is the United Kingdom, the…
26-10-2021

Just Film Festival to screen a special programme of short films made by Estonian youth

The 21st Just Film festival, the biggest sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival, announces this year's programme, screening films that affect kids and youth from all around the world. For the first time ever, the festival offers the opportunity to watch films that are made by Estonian kids and…
26-10-2021

After 11 days of cinema, the eighth Riga International Film Festival draws to a close and announces its winners

The Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) took place this year from 14 to 24 October, initially in person in Riga, Valmiera and Madona, and simultaneously online throughout Latvia. The festival now closes out its eighth edition by announcing this year’s winners! The winning films were selected from a broad…
25-10-2021

Ji.hlava IDFF - Opening film on Belarus, masterclasses by O. Stone and V. Mansky, festival juries

The jubilee 25th Ji.hlava IDFF kicks off tomorrow and we are sharing with you the latest news about the festival’s opening film, awards, juries as wells as the film sections, which have not yet been introduced – Czech Joy and Constellations.
25-10-2021

Latvian film “Troubled Minds” will have World premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s First Feature Competition

A dramedy “Troubled Minds” (dir. Raitis Abele and Lauris Abele) will have its World premiere at the Tallinn Black Nights Film festival, the First Feature Competition on the 20th of November. The film is selected together with other 20 debuts from the whole world.
24-10-2021

The winner of the 47th IFF EKOFILM is the Polish film The Whale from Lorino

Slovak film The Golden Land wins the Festival President's Award
23-10-2021

Transilvania IFF: Submissions now open for the 21st edition!

NEW: the documentaries section becomes competitive
21-10-2021

See European projects in development selected for the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum 2021

Dear friends, We are happy to share with you 11 new European documentary projects in development, which will be presented at the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum on October 28–29. The Forum will feature projects that include diverse genres and audiovisual formats – such as fiction films with documentary aspects, hybrid…
20-10-2021

EKOFILM, a festival of environmental documentaries, starts tomorrow on 20 October 2021

BRNO/CZ – Starting tomorrow, Brno will become the epicentre of environmental documentaries for four days. A delegation of filmmakers will be present at the screening of ten competing films at the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival with an environmental theme. Filip Remunda, Joep van Dijk from the Netherlands and Jakub…
20-10-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces its full 2021 Official Selection lineup

The festival’s main competition programme adds one new world premiere, ten international premieres and three European premieres to the six world premieres previously announced. Nineteen films will be screened in competition, with three films out of competition. It’s a packed lineup featuring a couple of legends, a raft of returning…
20-10-2021

FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - brand new and unique international film festival born in Serbia

We are happy to announce the FUTURE FILMS FESTIVAL - a festival of video presentations of films and series in development. The first edition is on December 15th 2021. on site in Belgrade, Serbia and online on www.futurefilmsfestival.com
19-10-2021

POFF Shorts reveals competition titles for 2021

Award winners and popular festival titles sit alongside new discoveries for audiences to see during Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in November.
19-10-2021

EKOFILM, a festival of environmental documentaries, starts tomorrow on 20 October 2021

BRNO/CZ – Starting tomorrow, Brno will become the epicentre of environmental documentaries for four days. A delegation of filmmakers will be present at the screening of ten competing films at the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival with an environmental theme. Filip Remunda, Joep van Dijk from the Netherlands and Jakub…
19-10-2021

SIX DAYS, THREE HUNDRED FILMS, BACK IN CINEMAS! JI.HLAVA CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

The 25th Ji.hlava IDFF, a key European documentary film festival, kicks-off in two weeks! Festival visitors can look forward to three hundred films including the latest Czech and international documentary cinema, a unique retrospective of Romanian experimental film, and a section dedicated to the American thinker and essayist Susan Sontag.…
14-10-2021

The Krakow festival is waiting for the best films from around the world.

Every year, at the beginning of October, films from all over the world compete for a prestigious place on the program of the Krakow Film Festival. From 29 May to 5 June and online from 3 to 12 June, the audience at next year’s Krakow Film Festival will get to…
13-10-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) announces its 2021 First Features competition lineup

The selection includes ten world premieres, nine international premieres and one European premiere, among the slate of 20 debuts. It’s a diverse, global programme of real contrasts and extremes, including everything from musicals to animation, thrillers and dark comedies, as well as a good dose of surrealism and surprisingly many…
13-10-2021

Retrospective sections at the 25th Ji.hlava

REVELATORY RETROSPECTIVE OF THE ROMANIAN EXPERIMENTAL SCENE After many months of preparations and curatorial visits to Romanian archives and galleries we are coming up with this year’s unique retrospective of 24 experimental films created in underground conditions in Romania during the period 1968–1989. The Conference Fascinations: Romania retrospective at this…
13-10-2021

Festival sections and thematic overview FilmFestival Cottbus 2021

The 31st FilmFestival Cottbus returns to local cinemas from 2nd to 7th of November and presents its programme of 170 films from 40 (co-)production countries, for the first time, in seven venues and on a total of ten screens. In addition, there will be digital cinema in streaming, parallel to…
08-10-2021

First 6 films for Black Nights Birthday * Industry accreditations open * Tarkovsky opera comes to Tallinn

It's our birthday and you're invited. Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this year and Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event turns 20. We're planning some very special events to celebrate (including an opera!?), but we know great films and great industry events are at the heart of what…
07-10-2021