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Warsaw Film Festival celebrates its International Competition

The calling card of the Warsaw Film Festival will present seven World Premieres, seven International Premieres and one European Premiere to the local audience gathered in Warsaw, as well as the international jury. 18 Kilohertz / 18 kiloherców / 18 Kilohertz, dir. Farkhat Sharipov, Kazakhstan 2020, 82 min. The realities…
12-10-2020

The EKOFILM festival is postponing its screenings in compliance with the new measures, but fans will be able to see part of the program online

BRNO/the CR – In response to the newly announced measures against the spread of Covid, the organisers of the 46th year of the EKOFILM international film festival are postponing the film screenings at cinemas to a later date which has yet to be determined. However, part of the promised accompanying…
12-10-2020

Winners announced at the 23rd FSF

The 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film closed last night with the awards ceremony to celebrate the highest creative achievements in Slovenian cinema. Directed by Matej Filipčič and hosted by Jure Longyka, the event took place in the Grand Hall of the Hotel Union and started with an address by the…
12-10-2020

Warsaw Film Festival opens with The Book of Vision

Carlo S. Hintermann's film will open the 36th edition of the Polish festival, which will wrap on 18 October, 2020. The Book of Vision Counting Terrence Malick among its executive producers, the film premiered at the Venice Film Festival. "Terry really understands that when you want to do something new,…
09-10-2020

The Riga International Film Festival Invites Industry Professionals to Gather Online for the Upcoming Edition of RIGA IFF FORUM

The seventh Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF) will take place from October 15–25. Most festival films will be screened both in theaters and online simultaneously, but in response to the ongoing global health crisis, all RIGA IFF FORUM industry events will be held completely online. This decision has opened…
09-10-2020

30th FFC – Feature Film Competition complete

The FilmFestival Cottbus has been known for the best cinema from Eastern Europe for 30 years. In the Feature Film Competition at the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus (November 3 to 8, 2020), twelve films from a total of 22 (co-)production countries compete for the main prize of 25,000 euros and the…
09-10-2020

24th Ji.hlava will be a fully online edition / PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT

Ji.hlava is moving to digital asylum. We have always preferred the festival to happen physically as we draw our inspiration primarily from screenings in cinema halls, discussions and personal meetings. However, the situation has changed and we respect that. Therefore, we want to see the currently closed cinemas in the…
09-10-2020

RIGA IFF Invites You to the Film Programme and Exhibition PIONEERING WOMEN IN FILM

At this year's festival, as part of the project PIONEERING WOMEN IN FILM, the Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF), in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden in Latvia, the Swedish Institute and the Swedish Film Institute, will pay special attention to the works and significance of female directors in…
08-10-2020

SUBMISSIONS FOR TALENT DEMO ARE NOW OPEN

Can a single meeting change the course of a novice filmmaker’s career? It surely can! As a beginner filmmaker with head full of ideas sometimes you need that one advice, that push in the right direction. Talent Demo will get you there! What is it? Talent Demo is an educational…
06-10-2020

Press accreditation to the 24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event is now open

The media accreditation to the 24th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF and the audiovisual industry platform Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event is now open! The physical festival takes place from the 13th to the 29th of November in Tallinn and Tartu, Estonia, while the industry events will happen only…
05-10-2020

The winners of the 30th Animafest Zagreb

The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2020 closed with an award ceremony at SC cinema after over 300 screened films and many side events in six festival days. The Grand Competition – Short Film jury consisting of Clémence Bragard, Réka Bucsi, Nancy Denney-Phelps, Vladislav Knežević and…
05-10-2020

Call for entries for the 61st KFF is announced!

A suite of Hobby Horses at the Krakow Film Festival The emotions after the jubilee edition have barely subsided, and the Krakow Film Foundation has just announced a call for entries for the 61st Krakow Film Festival. As every year, at the beginning of October, the proposals of documentary, short…
02-10-2020

ZagrebDox Special Edition

This year’s special edition of ZagrebDox is scheduled to take place from 4 to 11 October at SC Cinema and &TD Theatre of the Student Centre in Zagreb. After it was postponed in March due to the unfavourable epidemiological situation right before the opening, the most important documentary film festival…
02-10-2020

This year’s EKOFILM is still counting on screenings, but the accompanying program will be streamed

Those interested in the photographic workshop can compete for tickets
30-09-2020

connecting cottbus project line-up: at least one thing is certain in 2020 - creativity continues to bloom in the eastern european film industry

connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market taking place in November during FilmFestival Cottbus, presents its selection of 13 projects in development and 6 works in progress for this year’s online edition. From 4-6 November 2020, the 22nd edition of connecting cottbus (coco) will take place online, presenting exciting feature film…
28-09-2020

The 6th edition of Pustnik has ended

The 6th edition of Pustnik - the international screenwriters residency opened its gates to the online edition of 2020 on Monday, the 7th of September and ended last week, on the 14th. Due to the current global travel restrictions, the 8 finalists coming from six different states around the world…
28-09-2020

Croatian films at 36th Warsaw Film Festival

The fiction feature directed by Danilo Šerbedžija and written by Lana Barić, Tereza37, will have its world premiere in the Discoveries section of the Warsaw Film Festival, held 9th – 18th October. The Polish festival will also screen the animated short, Hedgehog Spikiney, directed by Tihoni Brčić. scene from Tereza37…
28-09-2020

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces first eight films of the Official Selection – Competition

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces the first eight films of the Official Selection – Competition, the premiere competition programme of its 24th edition. The lineup includes the international premiere of Final Report by the Academy-Award-winning Hungarian veteran István Szabó, who has been awarded the festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award in…
25-09-2020

Netflix, ViacomCBS, ARRI, Indie Sales and many more! Meet our Decision Makers!

It's time to share with you the news who is going to join the upcoming online edition of Kids Kino Industry! Janine Weigold from Netflix, Steffen Kottkamp from ViacomCBS, Moritz Hemminger from ARRI Media International, Eleanor Coleman from Indie Sales and many other Decision Makers have registered so far and…
25-09-2020

Kids Kino.Lab. One month left to submit you project!

Kids Kino.Lab is an international script development programme for film projects and TV series for young audiences. It is dedicated to scriptwriters and producers who are interested in developing their films (live action, animation or documentary) or a TV series. Deadline: October 23rd. More details below. During the workshops, 12…
25-09-2020