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#letsmakebiafftogether – FUNDRAISING Campaign for BIAFF Film Festival (Georgia)

Due to severe financial problems, caused by unexpected cut of financing from Government, the management of the film festival starts a fundraising campaign (with hashtag - #letsmakeBIAFFtogether) to support the #BIAFF festival. #BIAFF film festival was founded in 2006 and during these 16 years, it established itself as a visit…

Astra Film Festival presents 17 of the newest and most valuable documentary films about the real Romania

The Astra Film Festival in Sibiu, which will take place between October 9th -16th, presents a selection of the newest and most valuable Romanian documentary films of the moment. In total, 17 Romanian films will be screened, of which 14 can be seen for the first time in Romania, in…

A spectacular experience announcing the 29th edition of the Astra Film Festival Floating Cinema on the lake in Dumbrava Sibiului

A weekend as if torn from a beautiful dream in Sibiu, where hundreds of people had a unique experience: floating in boats, in the moonlight, watching films projected on a huge screen, located between windmills, in the middle of Dumbrava Sibiului. The AFF Warm-Up event was offered to the audience…

BIAFF 2022 – Festival announces its 17th edition and international competition program

The 17th Batumi International Art-house Film Festival will be held in Batumi during 18-25 September. Batumi International Film Festival was established in 2006. Organizer of the film festival - Batumi House of Artists "Argani". Film Screenings will take place at Apollo Cinema and Europe Square. The film festival will feature…

Mycelium Conversations and Occult Rhythms in Music from the Region. The Unique Baltic Music Video Competition Returns to RIGA IFF

The ninth Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) announces the first of its upcoming competitions from this year's festival. The BALTIC MUSIC VIDEO screening will take place in person at Splendid Palace on 21 October with the participation of musicians and filmmakers. The competition returns to the festival programme after…

VERZIÓ Film Festival Budapest: Film Critics Workshop // DocLab Workshop // Call for Student Jury

Dear partners, colleagues and friends, We are proud and excited to share with you the news of Verzió Documentary Film Festival's new calls. Applications are open for documentary filmmakers and film critics to workshops offering tutoring with experts as well as to university students wishing to be part of this…

Astra Film Festival 2022 official selection. The world, seen from over 100 cinematic perspectives

Three out of four documentaries screened at #AFF2022 will be premieres

Docu Talents from the East @Sarajevo Film Festival

Your guide to brand new documentary films in progress from Central and Eastern Europe.

Cinematik will present a retrospective of the unique Lucile Hadzihalilović. Slovak viewers will see her films in the profile section for the first time

Unmistakable handwriting, bold themes and captivating images that oscillate between dream and nightmare. The work of the French-Bosnian director, screenwriter and producer Lucile Hadžihalilović offers truly exceptional film experiences, which Slovak viewers can now look forward to thanks to Cinematik. The festival will present a retrospective of the award-winning filmmaker's…

Polish Days 2022 awards

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

Nearly 250 films from more than 50 countries submitted to the 48th EKOFILM this year

BRNO/PRAHA/ČR - This year's 48th EKOFILM international environmental film festival will offer a cardinal spectacle. A total of 243 documentaries from more than 50 countries have entered the competition. This year, the United States leads the way with 34 entries, followed closely by Germany with 27 films. The Czech Republic…

Record number of submissions for Kids Kino Industry 2022 – the official selection

95 projects from 27 countries have been submitted for the pitching sections of the Kids Kino Industry forum, which is the absolute record in the history of the event. The most promising 26 projects have been selected for the pitchings and they will join the previously preselected winning project of…

Pula Industry Programme

The Industry Programme is intended for film professionals from Croatia and abroad with the goal of professional networking and education, but primarily the goal of marketing Croatian film projects in postproduction.


EXTENDED DEADLINE: July 23rd Bucharest International Dance Film Festival invites filmmakers, dance artists, animators, visual artists and digital art makers to submit their works for the International and Romanian Short Film Competitions of the festival. The final deadline for submissions is Friday, July 23rd! Through the (un)safe zones theme, the…

Paul Joseph Schrader to receive Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award

In recognition of his outstanding contribution to the art of film, American director and screenwriter Paul Joseph Schrader will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival.

A Room of My Own (World Premiere: Karlovy Vary IFF 2022 / Crystal Globe Competition)

2021, Tbilisi, Georgia. Tina (24) is lost, broke and far from home. An act of infidelity has left her both ostracized by family and friends, and carrying the physical and emotional scars of her now imprisoned husband Datuna’s violent attack.


Works in Progress, Works in Development – Feature Launch, First Cut+ Works in Progress, Odesa International Film Festival WIP Selection


After a short pause due to the pandemic, Europa Distribution is finally back in Karlovy Vary (CZ) toorganise its distribution workshop in the scope of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.About 25 independent distributors, coming from all around Europe, will participate in the firstedition of the “Film Distribution Innovation Hub”…

Student films dominate Fest Anča 2022 winners!

The Anča Awards have been announced! Winners were awarded at the festival’s closing ceremony on July 2 at historical Žilina Town Theatre. The jury was primarily swayed by student films that depicted the world with emotion, humour, and objectivity.