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Romanian Cinema Surveyed at Sibiu: 20 Essential Films to Screen at Astra Film Festival 2019

Between 14 and 20 October, Sibiu International Film Festival will screen 20 movies that relate to Romania either by subject or their author: 13 documentaries are in the running for an award in the Romania and DocSchool competitive sections, four films will be shown in thematic programs and in the…
26-09-2019

Participants and partners of US in Progress Wrocław 2019 announced

The ninth edition of the US in Progress co-production forum will be held from the 6th-8th of November 2019, as a part of the 10th anniversary edition of the American Film Festival in Wrocław (November 5th-11th). The event aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and…
26-09-2019

Riga International Film Festival Invites Industry Professionals to RIGA IFF FORUM 2019

This year, for the sixth instalment of the Riga International Film Festival all industry events will be gathered under the name RIGA IFF FORUM. By taking a look into the festivals guest list, one can feel captivated – FORUM will welcome board members of the European Film Academy, Baltic animation…
26-09-2019

Warsaw Film Festival announces the International Competition

It's time! After today's press conference at Kinoteka, we are happy to share the list of titles which will battle it out in this year's International Competition and Competition 1-2 of first and second films. As well as some other surprises including the special participation of Gérard Depardieu and the…
25-09-2019

What's brewing in Tallinn: the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2019 early programme overview

As the press accreditation for the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and the affiliated audiovisual industry platform Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is already underway we thought we might offer you some insight into the programme of 2019. Please note that a big part of the programme is still to…
24-09-2019

Magnetic Latvia Film Conference 2019

Investment and Development Agency of Latvia (LIAA) is pleased to invite you to the Magnetic Latvia Film Conference taking place on 18–19 October 2019, in Riga. During the first day of the Conference, dedicated to film market development in Northern Europe, speakers will address the challenges and factors, which relatively…
24-09-2019

BIAFF 2019 Closing Ceremony and Awards

BIAFF Film festival closing ceremony took place on 22 September, at Batumi State Musical Center. International Jury awarded prizes in three-competition section – International Feature Films, Doc Films and Short Films section. BIAFF industry platform “Alternative Wave” awarded prizes for three projects: Wroclaw Audio-Visual Center (CeTA) – 10,000 EUR equivalent…
23-09-2019

22nd Festival of Slovenian Film Is On

The 22nd Festival of Slovenian Film opened last night in Portorož, where it will close with the awards ceremony on Sunday, 22 September. During the ceremony, the Badjura Award was presented to the 2019 laureate Andrej Zdravič, whose short film Sand’s Journey was screened before the opening film of the…
18-09-2019

connecting cottbus project line-up 2019: politics, lovers in space and a killer bunny

East-West co-production market connecting cottbus, taking place during FilmFestival Cottbus in November, presents its selection of 13 projects in development and 6 works in progress for its upcoming edition. From 6-8 November 2019, the 21st edition of connecting cottbus (coco) presents fresh feature film projects to a select audience of…
18-09-2019

First Titles of Our Special Screenings Section Revealed

Reality blends into fiction as Liam Gallagher (and Michael Hutchence!) meet with the acclaimed Icelandic director Runar Runarsson, French female rock stars and Ridley Scott's Alien in Warsaw Film Festival's Special Screenings section. Memory: The Origins of Alien dir. Alexandre O. Philippe Echo / Bergmál dir. Rúnar Rúnarsson, Iceland, France,…
18-09-2019

connecting cottbus - project selection 2019

connecting cottbus project line-up 2019: politics, lovers in space and a killer bunny East-West co-production market connecting cottbus, taking place during FilmFestival Cottbus in November, presents its selection of 13 projects in development and 6 works in progress for its upcoming edition. From 6-8 November 2019, the 21st edition of …
17-09-2019

Media accreditation to the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open

All active journalists, film critics, bloggers, photographers, influencers and other social media content producers are welcome to apply. This year the media representatives have two options to choose from: 1) the regular PRESS badge is free of charge gives you access to all press screenings, press events and all of…
16-09-2019

Edward Lachman received the Golden Camera 300 award at the opening of 40. ICFF Manaki Brothers

Bitola started breathing in the festival spirit of the International Cinematographers` Film Festival Manaki Brothers from Saturday evening. Numerous foreign and domestic film workers, directors, cinematographers, members of the international jury, as well as representatives of the highest political circles of the country, public personalities and a large number of…
16-09-2019

Astra Film Festival 2019 Lineup Revealed: An Outstanding Selection Presenting 126 Cinematic Experiences of Today's World

126 films from across the world have made it to the Official Programme of the 26th Astra Film Festival, which will take place in Sibiu, between 14th and 20th October 2019.
15-09-2019

22nd Festival of Slovenian film to show a best-of of Slovenian cinema and promote international cooperation

This year's edition of the Festival of Slovenian Film runs from 17 to 22 September 2019 in Portorož, with screenings and events taking place in two venues: Avditorij Portorož and Monfort Cinema. After the festival, between Tuesday, 24 September, and Saturday, 28 September, the award-winning films will also be screened…
13-09-2019

Black Nights Wolf Letter

AWARDS AHEAD? We are glad to share the news that two entries from the Black Nights Official Selection of 2018 have been shortlisted by the European Film Academy in the feature film category! Bad PoemsA poetic, playful, witty tale by director-writer-lead actor Gabor Reisz about a 30-something dealing with a…
13-09-2019

FilmFestival Cottbus opens with SMUGGLING HENDRIX

On November 5th, FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) will open its 29th edition in a festive ceremony in the Staatstheater Cottbus (Großes Haus). Opening film is the cross-border comedy SMUGGLING HENDRIX, the feature film debut of director Marios Piperides. The production, in which "Soul Kitchen" star Adam Bousdoukos plays the protagonist, has…
12-09-2019

FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project

Applications are now welcome for the 14th FIPRESCI Warsaw Critics Project – a training programme for young critics and film journalists from Central and Eastern Europe coordinated by the Warsaw Film Foundation in a partnership with International Federation of Film Critics. The Workshop will be held during the 35th Warsaw…
12-09-2019

Warsaw Film Festival announces first titles in the Discoveries section

From Sophie Hyde's hilarious and heart-breaking Animals, starring Alia Shawkat and Holliday Grainger, to Sick, Sick, Sick and Finland's naughty breakout Aurora, the most unusual take on a romantic comedy in recent years, there is plenty to, well, discover in one of Warsaw Film Festival's most adventurous section. Buckle up!…
11-09-2019

Applications to the Ji.hlava Academy close this Sunday

Applications to the Ji.hlava Academy close this Sunday Until September 15 you may still submit your applications to the 3rd edition of the Ji.hlava Academy – a creative lab for those dedicated to making, reflecting upon and sharing contemporary films: producers, cinematographers, editors, but also film and art critics and…
11-09-2019