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27th Sarajevo Film Festival: Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award and “Tribute to” Programme dedicated to Wim Wenders

The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival will pay tribute to director Wim Wenders and honour him in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the art of film. The acclaimed director will be presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award and honoured with a retrospective of his selected works in the…
08-03-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival announces dates and opens film submissions

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival aka PÖFF has announced dates for its 25th-anniversary edition and opens submissions for the main festival and sub-festivals PÖFF Shorts and Just Film. The 25th edition of Tallinn Black Nights and the Youth and Children's Film Festival Just Film will run from the 12th until…
08-03-2021

Industry platform gets a boost for the 20th anniversary edition. First Cut Lab Cluj is the newest addition

Transilvania International Film Festival (Cluj, Romania) reinforces and expands its industry platform for the 20th edition, in order to address current issues of the film sector and strengthen the Romanian pool of talents and its ties to neighbouring countries. Transilvania IFF was the first major film festival to take place…
04-03-2021

Last call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition 2021

The Metamorphosis of Birds, dir. Catarina Vasconcelos The 21st edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 12 to 22 August 2021. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic cinema that extends the boundaries set by conventional filmmakers is presented —…
04-03-2021

55th Karlovy vary Film Festival to be held in August 2021

This year’s 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will take place from 20 to 28 August 2021. In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the Czech Republic, the organizers of the Karlovy Vary IFF have decided to move the date of this year’s festival. Moving the…
04-03-2021

The Dream of Cinema – YELLOW CAT Poised to Open 21st Edition of goEast

Short, Shorter, Anarchic – The RheinMain Short Film Award and Anarcho Shorts at goEast // Propulsive Balkan Beats // Experimental Film Master Class with Péter Lichter and Márió Z. Nemes Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, 4 March 2021 YELLOW CAT (Zheltaya Koshka, Kazakhstan/France, 2020), directed by long-time festival friend Adilkhan Yerzhanov, has been selected…
04-03-2021

Nearly 2,500 films submitted to the 61st Krakow Film Festival

As is the case every year, in mid-February passed the deadline for submitting films to the Krakow Film Festival. In spite of the pandemic, the film-makers managed to finish their works on time and to send nearly 2,500 documentary, short and animated films from all over the world to Krakow.…
23-02-2021

New dates of the 21st IFF New Horizons. Festival passes available from March 10

Dear friends, For many weeks we have been intensively preparing the 21st edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival. In an effort to ensure the highest quality in terms of programming and organization we are planning for this year's event to be a hybrid edition - cinema screenings will…
19-02-2021

Transilvania IFF plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new summer edition

The Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary with a new summer outdoor edition in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, between July 23 and August 1, 2021.
09-02-2021

One World Film Festival 2021 Changes Dates and Format

Last week, the last regional festivals of the 22nd One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival were to take place. Today it was to be celebrated and balanced. Unfortunately, the coronavirus period, in which the year 2020 changed, did not even allow the festival to take place according to…
05-02-2021

Art Film Fest offers the opportunity to watch great movies online

Dear Fans of Art Film Fest, the cinemas remain closed for the time being and there are still a good few months until the June date of our festival. Therefore, we decided to make it easier for you to wait and allow you to enjoy two great films right in…
29-01-2021

The success of the New Horizons Association industry events. Films developed during the NH and AFF festivals in the program of the prestigious Sundance Film Festival

Prime Time, reż. Jakub Piątek, fot. Tomek Kaczor Prime Time, Jakub Piątek's debut film produced by Kuba Razowski (Watchout Studio), will have its world premiere in the feature film competition at the Sundance Film Festival. The film was developed as part of the international programme New Horizons Studio+ 2019 organized…
29-01-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival appoints a new Head of Press and Communication

2021 has brought a major change to the communication and press team of Tallinn Black Nights as Epp Kõuhkna has become the new Head of Press and Communication. The former head, Hannes Aava will continue in a reduced role as a communication consultant. Epp Kõuhkna is no stranger to the…
25-01-2021

FilmFestival Cottbus: A record for the anniversary in 2020, 2021 as a symbol of European film

The 30th FilmFestival Cottbus (FFC) presented 150 films within four competitions and eleven other sections from December 8 to 31, 2020 during its nationwide digital anniversary edition. In conclusion, the festival organisers recorded 13,600 individual accesses to the films of the programme as well as almost 5,600 views of the…
19-01-2021

Call for submissions: New Horizons International Competition 2021

photo: The Metamorphosis of Birds, dir. Catarina Vasconcelos / Grand Prix winner of the 20th New Horizons IFF The 21st edition of the New Horizons International Film Festival will take place in Wrocław, from 22nd July to 1st August 2021. The New Horizons International Competition — a platform where artistic…
12-01-2021

RIGA IFF announces 2021 dates and publishes video archive

Events at RIGA IFF 2020 brought together many film industry professionals, experts and cinema-goers – both in person and online. As of today, video recordings of the most engaging public discussions, lectures and interviews have been compiled into an archive that can be found on the festival website. In the…
12-01-2021

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

Trieste, January 12th, 2021 – The “Out of the Box” edition of When East Meets West kicks off in less than two weeks, on January 25th, with a promising double focus on Israel and Italy. After having revealed the Co-Production Forum project selection, WEMW is now proud to announce that…
12-01-2021

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival sets new attendance record with a boost from online industry events

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival and Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event estimate that 101 833 physical and virtual attendances took place, setting a record for the industry events which saw over 35 000 virtual attendances. Over 1600 professionals were accredited to the events. As anticipated by the festival’s team, the ticket…
18-12-2020

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST - January 25-28, 2021

21 projects selected for this special “out of the box” edition of the Trieste Co-Production Forum
18-12-2020

#LubinaLove in a cube: Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize at the FilmFestival Cottbus for the third time

Ivan I. Tverdovskiy wins the main prize for the best film in the Feature Film Competition of the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus. This is the third time the Russian director has been awarded the 25,000 EUR prize at the FFC, following CORRECTIONS CLASS (2014) and ZOOLOGY (2016). The Special Award for…
13-12-2020