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Twenty-third Ji.hlava IDFF will kick off with a tribute to Věra Chytilová and Jaroslav Kučera

Only two days are left until the start of the twenty-third documentary Ji.hlava. The festival will kick off with the world premiere of Jaroslav Kučera A Journalby Jakub Felcman. The Opening Ceremony will feature the presentation of the award for best short documentary film; this year’s awards were designed by…
23-10-2019

EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2019 MAIN COMPETITION LINE-UP!

The Main Competition with the Golden Frog Award has been the most important part of the EnergaCAMERIMAGE Festival from its beginning. The Competition exists since 1993 i.e. since the first edition of the Festival. From the very beginning the idea behind the competition is to present the feature films where…
22-10-2019

Baltic Event Co-Production Market Announces Official Selection for 2019

20 projects will be presented at the Co-Production Market 2019 taking place between November 26-29 during the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event. The market’s 18th edition welcomes both promising debutants as well as industry heavyweights, with stories ranging from raw personal traumas to mind-bending thrillers. “After opening our market to filmmakers…
21-10-2019

23rd Ji.hlava to open with a tribute to Kučera and Chytilová

The world premiere of Jakub Felcman’s documentary Jaroslav Kučera A Journal will open the 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF on Thursday evening. This poetic intimate portrait of one of the most original cinematographers of the Czechoslovak New Wave (Kučera is behind films such as All Good Countrymen, Daisies and Diamonds of the…
21-10-2019

Georgia’s Oscar submission Shindisi wins big at Warsaw Film Festival

Shindisi, directed by Dito Tsintsadze Georgia’s Oscar submission was awarded the Warsaw Grand Prix, funded by the Capital City of Warsaw, with Dito Tsintsadze also named Best Director. Special Jury Award went to Iran's A Hairy Tale by Homayoun Ghanizadeh. 35th Warsaw Film Festival Awards INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION International Competition Jury:…
21-10-2019

Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz supports the 29th FilmFestival Cottbus as Patron

The FilmFestival Cottbus presents its complete programme, which this year includes 210 films from 45 (co)producing countries. With the Georgian film GORI | PIG by Giga Liklikadze, the FFC presents another world premiere in the Feature Film Competition. Patrons of the 29th edition of the FilmFestival Cottbus are Olaf Scholz,…
21-10-2019

Astra Film Festival Awards 2019

The Awards of Astra Film Festival 2019 go to France, Belgium, Israel, Estonia and Romania! The winners of the 26th edition of Astra Film - Sibiu International Film Festival 2019 were announced on Saturday, 19 October, during the AFF 2019 Awards held at Filarmonica de Stat Sibiu. The juries of…
21-10-2019

Polish participants of US in Progress Wroclaw 2019 announced

The 9th edition of US in Progress Wrocław will be held from the 6th till the 8th of November as a part of American Film Festival and thanks to the support of Polish Film Institute and the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. We are also proud to announce our…
18-10-2019

Welcome to the CentEast Market!

CentEast Market celebrates its 15th edition at the Warsaw Film Festival with the screenings of new Polish films, selected projects in various stages of production and post-production, a programme for documentary filmmakers and workshops for young Polish filmmakers and critics. "CentEast was initiated as a Polish-Russian joint venture back in…
18-10-2019

PÖFF Shorts announces titles for international animation competition

The sub-festival of Black Nights Film Festival selected a total of 42 short films to the animation competition programmes, with 27 in the International Animation Competition and the festival's student section entitled New Talents screening 15 animated films. "There is a programme diversity and an interplay between narrative and more…
18-10-2019

Send your film to Transilvania!

We're looking for new voices and new films! Submit your film for the 19th edition of Transilvania International Film Festival and you're in for a great experience. Save the dates: May 29 - June 7, 2020, Cuj-Napoca, Romania. Good to know: The Official Competition is dedicated to 1st and 2nd …
18-10-2019

Three days dedicated to professionals from the international film industry, at Astra Film Festival 2019

Astra Film - Sibiu International Film Festival 2019 is a revealing experienceboth for general audiences who are willing to explore new realities from the entire world based on the proposed film selection and for young directors, through the programme for developing documentary film projects. DocTank, the special programme dedicated to …
17-10-2019

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the First Feature Competition lineup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) adds ten films to the already announced eight that will be competing in the First Feature Competition programme of the festival. Adding one world, eight international and one European premiere to the films that were already announced on the 7th of October, PÖFF Concludes…
17-10-2019

Full programme & Screenings schedule announced

Dear friends of documentary cinema, We are thrilled to share with you the list of films selected for the 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF! You can nowbrowse through 277 films selected from 3700 submissions. The programme this year includes 91 world, 47 international and 17 European premieres. The screening schedule day by…
16-10-2019

Black Nights Stars announced for the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Black Nights Stars, the initiative of the Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, announces six young actors from the Baltic Sea region to participate in the programme this November. The Black Nights Stars programme is designed to build a bridge between foreign casting directors and new talent from the region - enhancing…
16-10-2019

Astra Film Festival 2019 continues with event-meetings, provocative documentaries and live music

After the opening night with sold-out screenings and an audience of thousands of people, Astra Film Festival 2019 continues until Sunday, 20 October, with a busy schedule including top films, Q&A sessions, debates, event-meetings with the legends of documentary filmmaking and live concerts. This year, Astra Film Festival launches a…
16-10-2019

The opening of the 26th edition of Astra Film Festival, celebrated with a full house, world-renowned guests and sold-out screenings

The 26th edition of the International Astra Film Festival had its opening on Monday, October 14, and from the very first day it seems that it will register as a real box office success. The festival started in the company of an impressive audience, sold-out screenings and a festive atmosphere.…
15-10-2019

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event reveals Script Pool Tallinn and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange projects

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event announce projects for the third edition of the script competition Script Pool Tallinn, and POWR Baltic Stories Exchange international forum. Script Pool Tallinn is an international script competition for film, TV and drama series scripts. Its main goal is to gather talented scriptwriters with producers attached,…
15-10-2019

19. Just Film announces International Youth Film Competition

The Black Nights Film Festival’s youth and children’s film festival Just Film has announced its international youth film competition programme. The 19th Just Film international youth competition programme (consisting of 12 films) explores the world and has found the most important topics to ponder and discuss upon. The heroes of…
15-10-2019

Documentary Films at Warsaw Film Festival!

In our Documentary competition section, picking just one or two films to recommend would be simply too difficult. Stories about dancers, bands, forgotten tribes or Filipino oligarchs will keep you in the cinema for the whole day. The Kingmaker, dir. Lauren Greenfield "I tend to work in a more hanging-out-with-the-character…
14-10-2019