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WEMW 2020: schedule and confirmed guests

When East Meets West,CineMart and New Nordic Filmsare happy to announcea brand new partnershipwith Marché du Film Online! For the very first time, Marché du Film will showcase a line-up of 20 international projects previously presented in one of three markets, and will offer them a series of Co-Production Speed…

Polish Days 2020 Awards announced

Polish Days – the most important industry event of New Horizons IFF, co-organized by the Polish Film Institute and The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage has just ended. Over 170 guests from Poland and abroad watched the latest Polish projects in all stages of production, including completed films and…

Fest Anča 2020 – new beginnings and a focus on Slovak animation

The 13th Fest Anča International Animation Festival will showcase the best Slovak and international animation. For this year’s focus, the organisers have chosen a very relevant theme: The Day After, as reflected in the Japanese animated classic about Hiroshima Barefoot Gen, and Jan Švankmajer’s debut Alice. And this year special…

First Cut Lab in the frame of Polish Days

The fifth edition of First Cut Lab is addressed to Polish filmmakers. First Cut Lab is a programme designed for feature fiction films in editing phase. The majority of First Cut Lab-supported films are debuts and many projects have gone on trto premiere in festivals like Cannes, Berlinale, Toronto, Karlovy…

New visual & Submission deadline

Playing with the light? Visual concept of the 24th Ji.hlava unveiled The visual design for the twenty-fourth festival edition was a challenge. We don’t want to pretend that this year’s edition will be the same as the previous ones. The contrast of black and white, the concept of black and…

goEast Goes On: Central and Eastern European Cinema Returns to the Theatre

On site, in person and on the big screen: goEast 2020 presents postponed festivalOn site, in person and on the big screen: goEast 2020 presents postponed festivalsections at DFF cinema in Frankfurt // “Film Heritage in Transition” Symposium shedslight on a turbulent era with gripping imagery from 24 to 27…

45th Gdynia Film Festival will take place in 2020

FPFF_22-09-2018_02_fot. Anna Bobrowska WARSAW: The 45th edition of the Polish Feature Film Festival in Gdynia will take place from November 9-14, 2020. Film screenings will take place without the participation of the audience. "In order to meet the expectations of the film industry, the Organizing Committee of the Polish Film…

Open Calls for the Film Industry Office of Odesa IFF!

Pitching, Work in Progress and East Series have opened the calls for submissions with the deadline set for August 1, 2020. Due to the pandemic situation, the Odesa International Film Festival will be held online, September 25-October 3, and the dates of its Film Industry Office are set for September…

Participants of the 11th edition of New Horizons Studio+ selected

New Horizons Studio+, organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland is a training programme for directors and producers developing their first or second feature film. It involves workshops and lectures on various aspects related to the promotion and development of projects. 11th edition of New Horizons…

COCO GOES ONLINE: open call & awards 2020

The East-West co-production market connecting cottbus will be held on 4-6 November 2020 entirely online. “With the project presentations at the core of the event, we will focus on the networking aspect among all participants and provide a vivid space for dialogue and exchange for the industry in Autumn, as…

Kids Kino Industry goes online and announces its final selection of projects!

Kids Kino Industry (formerly known as the Warsaw Kids Film Forum) is going to welcome industry representatives on 29.09–02.10 to join the extended programme performed fully online. The decision to move the event online was based on the uncertainty of the COVID-19 situation as well as on talks with industry…

World Premieres at Transilvania IFF’s Romanian Days

Richer than ever in premieres, the Romanian film program of the 19th Transilvania International Film Festival includes a record 21 features and 16 shorts which will screen in the presence of filmmakers in Cluj-Napoca between July 31 and August 9. 15 of these will have their Romanian premieres, while 7…

New films of Magnus von Horn, Anna Kazejak, Andrzej Jakimowski and Paweł Łoziński among 24 selected projects I Polish Days at New Horizons IFF

The 2020 edition of Polish Days, one of the most important industry events in Poland, will take place July 27 - 29 online. Even though the New Horizons IFF, that usually is a frame for Polish Days, has been moved to November 2020, Polish filmmakers will have a chance to…

Sumbissions are open - Baltic Event Co-Production Market, Script Pool Tallinn and more!

9 July / What's cooking? Submissions are open for Baltic Event Co-Production Market! Send in your script for Script Pool 2020 8 projects are selected for European Genre Forum Powr Baltic Stories Exchange calls for participants

The European Genre Forum announces projects for 2020!

The European Genre Forum EGF, taking place for 6th time this year, has selected eight projects to attend two talent labs in 2020. The eight projects are invited to attend two talent labs in 2020, the first one, The Producing Lab takes place at Fantastic Zagreb, July 16 -19, 2020.…

The Awards of 24Sofia International Film Festival 2020

The SUMMER edition of the festival presented a total of 111 films from 48 countries. There are 51 films planned with screenings at the Cinema House and at different open spaces. 88 films can be screened ONLINE from everywhere in Bulgaria till July 19 on online.siff.bg. The Awards Ceremony took…

Polish project at Sofia Meetings

The Sofia Meetings co-production market starts today. LOVE LAND directed by Viktoria Marinov and produced by Entertain Pictures, is the only one qualified project from Poland. The main character of LOVE LAND is Viktoria, a Polish girl with Bulgarian roots, who sets out on a journey across the Balkans to…

Animation artists, get ready. Registration for ANIMARKT Pitching 2020 now open

An in-kind contribution of 100 thousand PLN for the production of two best projects, professional software or 2-week artist residency in Argentina. These are some of the prizes for the 15 finalists of ANIMARKT Pitching 2020, who will have an opportunity to present their projects during the world’s only event…

A global initiative by TIFF for establishing geoblocking in online festivals

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival has taken on a global initiative for the protection of films and festivals in the digital era, starting a plea for using geoblocking technology in online film festivals. The plea has already been signed by 18 big film festivals from all over the world.

17th Sofia Meetings 2020 Online Edition

Dear Friends, We hope you are in a good health and humor! After the successful online edition of WiP we have a plan for the Feature Films Pitching presentations. It will happen online in the period 3th - 8th July. Pitchings and individual meetings 3th/4th/5th July. Some of the additional…