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Films on Demand & Prize Money for All

goEast onDemand: The Online Programme of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film from 5th to 11th May 2020 // Open Frame Award: Wiesbaden’s Caligari FilmBühne Gets Virtual Reality Treatment // Solidarity with Filmmakers – One Cash Prize for All // Online Workshops and Seminars in the East-West…

Kids Kino Industry 2020 - call for projects is now open!

The call for projects for the 4th edition of Kids Kino Industry (previously known as Warsaw Kids Film Forum) is open and will last till 5th of June.

Musicotherapy. Extraordinary biographies of musicians in the DocFilmMusic competition at the 60th Krakow Film Festival

A talented musician with a jail sentence, a bard from a German mine, an eccentric artist from Israel – those are just a few heroes of this year’s music documentary competition DocFilmMusic which focuses on artists from various places in the world, often very far away.

Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival moves online

In the light of the on-going emergency situation in Estonia caused by COVID-19, the Haapsalu Horror and Fantasy Film Festival (HÕFF) organisers have announced that the 15th edition of the festival will take place online, running from the 8th until the 10th of May. 

[nh] 20th New Horizons IFF | change of date

Dear Friends, We hoped for as long as possible. We hoped every day to be able to see everyone in Wroclaw in late July and early August 2020. However, on April 14, the president of Wrocław, Mr. Jacek Sutryk, announced the cancellation of all cultural events in Wroclaw through the…

TIFF offers digital screenings of Greek films from its 60th edition

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival continues its online activities during the days of the quarantine. TIFF offers for free, through the streaming platform Festival Scope, digital screenings of Greek films from the program of the 60th TIFF.

TDF: Agora Doc Market celebrates success with awards

The Agora Doc Market was successfully completed online for the first time in its history, after the postponement of the 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, due to the coronavirus.

goEast Goes Hybrid

Cancellation Is Out of the Question! goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film Will Take Place from May 5th to 11th 2020: with Select Programme Highlights Online and On-Demand // Symposium and Competition Films in Cinemas Later This Year, Because: Film Art Belongs on the Big Screen! //…


Summer festivals are not just the events we attend to absorb art – the major part of the motivation behind visiting is meeting people and sharing our time with them. We are deprived of such liberties in the time of an epidemic and we are temporarily denied the possibility of…

Transilvania IFF 2020 is postponed

We hope this finds you optimistic in these complicated times — and at home, protecting everyone’s safety. Many of you may have been wondering what will happen to this year’s Transilvania International Film Festival.


Thessaloniki International Film Festival presents the project “Spaces”. TIFF has asked renowned directors from all over the world to shoot a short film at home, during the coronavirus crisis. Thus far, 14 directors have confirmed their participation, but the list is getting longer. “Spaces” is one of the first works…

First Cut Lab Poland at 20. New Horizons IFF in the frame of Polish Days industry event

First Cut Lab Poland is a programme designed for two or three Polish long feature fiction films in editing phase, supported by the Polish Film Institute. This year workshop will take place from 24 - 27 July 2020 in Wrocław during New Horizons International Film Festival in the frame of…

Romanian Documentary Colective Named Best Film of One World 2020

Prague, 2 April — At five minutes to twelve… literally. That is precisely the time when the jurors made their final decisions regarding the winners of this year’s One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival. Just after that, the festival had to be interrupted. Nonetheless, the awards will find their…

Call for submissions – 30th FilmFestival Cottbus

Please note:After our first call for submissions (March 18, 2020) due to technical problems, we have not received submissions made during March 18 - 24 March, 2020. We kindly ask those concerned to forward their confirmation of submission (sent by us) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or to repeat the submission.

TIFF offers award winning short films during the coronavirus crisis

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival shares on its YouTube channel short films by directors from the program Meet the Future

goEast Doing Everything To Ensure Festival Can Take Place As Planned (from 5 to 11 May, 2020) in Spite of Covid-19 – Online or Offline

Neo-Noir Thriller THE SERVANTS by Ivan Ostrochovský Selected to Open goEast // From the Collective to the Individual – The Documentary Films of the Competition // Marking 75 Years Since Liberation: THE PAINTED BIRD and Master Class with Václav Marhoul + PERSIAN LESSONS at the Matinee

Cinema keeps us company during the time of coronavirus

TIFF assigns eleven directors to shoot short films in their houses, entertains children and young people

Press Release of the Cannes International Film Festival

At this time of global health crisis, our thoughts go to the victims of the COVID-19 and we express our solidarity with all of those who are fighting the disease.

Submissions to Ji.hlava IDFF 2020 are open!

Based in the Czech city of Jihlava, the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival ranks among the key European documentary film events and is the largest of its kind in the region of Central and Eastern Europe.

The Zlín Film Festival is moving to the start of September

The organizers of the Zlín Film Festival are moving this year's event to September 4-10, 2020. They have made this decision based on the coronavirus pandemic. The 60th anniversary of the oldest and largest film festival for children and youth was originally scheduled to take place during its traditional period…