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The Dragon of Dragons for the cinema’s alchemist – Péter Forgács

Every year, the Krakow Film Foundation Programme Council grants the Dragon of Dragons award for the exceptional contribution to the development of the international cinema. During the anniversary 60th Krakow Film Festival, the award will go to Péter Forgács – the outstanding Hungarian documentary filmmaker and a world-famous multimedia artist.…
26-02-2020

Black Nights films go to Cinando * The afterlife of #PÖFF23 titles * European Genre Forum opens submissions

As some of our team members are getting ready to attend the European Film Market to prepare for the year ahead, we are glad to announce that we'll be opening our film submission on the 1st of March. This year, some things will be different, however, as Black Nights, in…
21-02-2020

ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL 2020: Back to the Future

2020: Back to the Futureas a theme for the anniversary 60th Zlín Film Festival The section aims to broaden the horizons of young visitors in the area of science and technology. The films will be dramaturgically divided into three groups: documentary films on science and technology, live-action sci-fi films for…
20-02-2020

One World presents a hot January in March

Climate change and its impacts on the local landscape – that is the subject that we have decided to focus on at this year’s One World film festival under the motto of “Not till a hot January.” The festival has looked at environmental issues since nearly the very beginning, and…
20-02-2020

On the 15 th of February ended the deadline for submitting films to the anniversary 60 th Krakow Film Festival.

The selectors, under the guidance of the director of the Festival, Krzysztof Gierat, will have to face the breakneck process of selecting the best, both from among almost 2500 submitted titles, as well as those that we managed to invite to Krakow straight from the prestigious festivals around the world.…
19-02-2020

Focus on Denmark / Film Festival Spring: One Journey to 3 Festivals

Every year, within the frames of the Krakow Film Festival, the latest documentary, short and animated films from a selected country are presented. This time, the special section of the Festival is dedicated to Denmark. Fascinating film screenings and numerous accompanying and industry events wait for the audience in Krakow.…
13-02-2020

MEETING POINT – VILNIUS 2020 Deadline extended for COMING SOON SESSION and TALENTS NEST INITIATIVE

Meeting Point – Vilnius is welcoming emerging talents for its 11th edition as it extends the deadline for Coming Soon session and Talents Nest initiative. Directors, screenwriters, producers and film critics can apply for industry events until the 20th of February. MPV will take place March 30 – April 1,…
13-02-2020

FEBIOFEST 2020 FOCUSES ON QUALITY FILM

The 27th edition of Febiofest - one of Slovakia’s biggest and longest-running film festivals – is almost here! Now called FEBIOFEST Bratislava International Film Festival the event will run from 11 to 17 March 2020. Lumière and Mladosť cinemas will host the main festival programme, with accompanying events – concerts…
10-02-2020

27th Prague IFF – Febiofest to present Kristián award to actress Iva Janžurová

This year, once again, a number of Kristián statuettes will be awarded during the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest. Czech actress Iva Janžurová will receive one at the festival’s closing ceremony. Moreover, Febiofest will run a special selection of her films. The festival’s new programming concept includes several new…
06-02-2020

'Croatian shorts' finally online: Free and available to everyone

Zagreb Film Festival initiates an internet platform for the promotion of Croatian short film – croatian.film A unique online platform for the promotion of Croatian short film – croatian.film (www.croatian.film) – was launched on Wednesday at the Urania Center – a space of creation. 
06-02-2020

The Homo Homini Award for 2019 will be presented to prominent Tajik lawyer Buzurgmehr Yorov

5/2/2020 - The award will be given for his commitment to defending basic human rights and to assure a fair trial to all citizens of Tajikistan. The ceremony will be held on March 5 at the opening of the One World Film Festival. The Homo Homini Award will be presented…
05-02-2020

Presenting the 20th Edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (May 5-11, 2020)

GOEAST PORTRAIT FEATURES THE INNOVATIVE ROMANIAN CINEMA OF RADU JUDE // “FILM HERITAGE IN TRANSITION” IN FOCUS AT GOEAST SYMPOSIUM Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany, February 5 2020: For the 20th anniversary edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film (running from May 5 to 11, 2020) the festival team…
05-02-2020

Pollywood by Paweł Ferdek will accompany the opening ceremony of the 60th Krakow Film Festival

A film journey in search of the roots of the Dream Factory will open the anniversary 60th Krakow Film Festival. The premiere of the film “Pollywood” by Paweł Ferdek will accompany the opening ceremony of the anniversary 60th Krakow Film Festival. It is a personal journey to America, which the…
04-02-2020

Not till a hot January: The One World Documentary Film Festival focuses on (not just) the effects of the climate crisis in films

Drying rivers, parched fields, and empty wells. Climate change is starting to affect even our immediate surroundings. This is one of the reasons why this issue is being discussed by experts, in the media, by politicians, and often even amongst friends at the pub. The various manifestations of the environmental…
03-02-2020

4th ANNUAL HISTORY FILM FESTIVAL®, PRESENTED BY Istra Film, ANNOUNCES 2020 DATES, September 8 - 12, AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

RIJEKA, Croatia – January 20, 2020– For the 4th year, the History Film Festival presented by Istra Film, will bring creators, diverse audiences, and the industry together in Rijeka, Croatia during the annual storytelling festival running September 8-12, 2020. History Film Festival is a unique international festival of historical documentary…
03-02-2020

Not till a hot January: The One World Documentary Film Festival focuses on (not just) the effects of the climate crisis in films

Drying rivers, parched fields, and empty wells. Climate change is starting to affect even our immediate surroundings. This is one of the reasons why this issue is being discussed by experts, in the media, by politicians, and often even amongst friends at the pub. The various manifestations of the environmental…
29-01-2020

4th ANNUAL HISTORY FILM FESTIVAL®, PRESENTED BY Istra Film, ANNOUNCES 2020 DATES, September 8 - 12, AND CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

RIJEKA, Croatia – January 20, 2020– For the 4th year, the History Film Festival presented by Istra Film, will bring creators, diverse audiences, and the industry together in Rijeka, Croatia during the annual storytelling festival running September 8-12, 2020. History Film Festival is a unique international festival of historical documentary…
24-01-2020

MEETING POINT – VILNIUS 2020 Call for entries for COMING SOON SESSION and TALENTS NEST INITIATIVE

Coming Soon session DEADLINE: February 9, 2020 We are accepting applications for the 2020 edition of COMING SOON, the Work In Progress section dedicated to debut films from all over Europe. 20 projects will be selected for the pitching session that will take place in Vilnius March 30 - April…
17-01-2020

Culinary Cinema again at Febiofest! Kalina, Jeřábková and Koráb are this year’s chefs

For the sixth time, the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest features a special section called Culinary Cinema, which combines the latest films with a unique dining experience. The project’s founder is the former Berlinale director Dieter Kosslick who has now become a programme consultant for Febiofest, as well as…
17-01-2020

WEMW unveils all juries and the final line up of LAST STOP TRIESTE, THIS IS IT, FIRST CUT + and COLD OPEN

Trieste, January 13th, 2020 – The 10th edition of When East Meets West kicks off in less than one week, on January 19th, with an exciting double focus on Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Hungary, Moldova, Romania. After having revealed the Co-Production Forum project selection, WEMW is now proud to announce…
13-01-2020