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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…


Only a few days left to submit narrative feature films and documentary films to the 28th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography. The deadline is Tuesday, 30th June 2020. The deadline for other categories (music videos, TV pilots, student etudes) is 31st July 2020.

133 films from 39 countries have entered the 46th EKOFILM IFF! Again, the viewers have much to look forward to this year

Brno (25 June 2020) Every year, the EKOFILM festival, which has long been organised and financed by the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic, opens up some of the current environmental topics of the present. This year, the topic is sustainable consumption. In addition to dozens of competitive…

Invitation: East-West Index at Cannes Docs / Marché du Film Online

Which Regions are Under-Represented in Programming of Film Festivals and Why? In the time of growing concern over gender and racial equality in the film industry we have decided to bring attention to the programming selection process of film festivals with regards to balance of the world regions. Let us…

Connect with Black Nights Film Festival at the Marche du Film! Film and projects submissions are open

BLACK NIGHTS AT THE MARCHE The Estonian Film Institute, Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, North Star Film Alliance and Estonia's regional film funds are all taking part in the Cannes Virtual Market via the virtual Estonian pavilion. The programme is as follows: 22-23 of June – Estonian Film Institute 24th…

Spectacular success of the 60th Krakow Film Festival

On Sunday, June 7th, the 60th Krakow Film Festival finished with the screenings of the awarded films; it’s the first film festival in Poland that happened entirely online and ended in the Kino Pod Baranami cinema in Krakow! During the 8 festival days we organised 230 screenings and showed 172…

[nh] A Sunday in the Country online reunion edition

For many years, the New Horizons International Film Festival and the European Film Academy have been co-operating in the framework of a special edition of the EFA’s A Sunday in the Country for young film journalists and critics from across Europe.

European Film Festival in Romania moves online for this year’s edition

In this extraordinary context, the 24th edition of the European Film Festival (24.EFF) migrates from cinemas to online and takes place from 17 to 21 June on the TIFF Unlimited platform. On June 21, a collection of 18 films made by Romanian directors in isolation will be made available worldwide.

[nh] Polish Films at Cannes!

As the film industry's most important event, the very word "Cannes" electrifies filmmakers all around the world. And little has changed in these difficult times - we still expect cinematic revelations to premiere there. The first step on the way to greatness may be Marché du Film, the largest film…

The 61st TIFF supports Greek production Call for entries

The Thessaloniki International Film Festival has already begun planning for its 61st edition. The Festival’s team is in constant collaboration with the medical authorities, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the City of Thessaloniki and the Region of Central Macedonia, monitors the COVID-19 situation and is preparing for three scenarios.

Slovak Animation Flies to Mifa 2020

Slovak Film Institute in cooperation with the Slovak Association of Animated Film Producers is taking part in Marché international du film d'animation d'Annecy (Mifa) (15 – 30 June 2020) to serve as an information and promotion point for film professionals interested in Slovak animated film and audiovisual industry.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS for the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus

Cottbus looks for new feature and short films from Eastern, East Central and South Eastern Europe*

Spectacular success of the 60th Krakow Film Festival

On Sunday, June 7th, the 60th Krakow Film Festival finished with the screenings of the awarded films; it’s the first film festival in Poland that happened entirely online and ended in the Kino Pod Baranami cinema in Krakow! During the 8 festival days we organised 230 screenings and showed 172…


Submissions for the 22nd edition of connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus on 4-6 November 2020, are now open.

New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes: see 5 promising projects!

Join us for the New Horizons' Polish Days Goes to Cannes screening, which will be held on the 22nd of July from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at the Marché du Film Online. New Horizons International Film Festival and the Polish Film Institute will present a selection of five Polish…

Winners of the 60th Krakow Film Festival

On Saturday, June 6, the first Polish online film festival ended with an awards gala, during which we met the winners of all festival competitions. The event was broadcast live on the Internet, hosted by Maciej Stuhr, and the large audience gathered in front of computer screens proved that a…