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Call for all Works-in-Progress & Workshops: EXTENDED DEADLINE! After closing the call for the Co-production Forum, WEMW offers the last chance to apply to one of the many initiatives included in this special 2021 edition: from the Works-in-Progress for feature fiction films and the Fine-Cut-Session for creative documentaries, to a…

EKOFILM 2020 will take place, most of the films will be available online

BRNO/PRAGUE/Czech Republic – Fans of films about the environment will be able to watch most of the competition films of the 46th edition of the EKOFILM festival online. They will find them from December 4th to December 7th on the website www.ekofilm.cz thanks to the support of the internet TV…

The winners of the Awards at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event are announced!

On November 26, Industry @ Tallinn & Baltic Event rewarded the best projects after an exciting week full of online presentations, networking, panel discussions and meetings attracting more than 850 guests from all around the globe. Ten Awards were given out to projects in different stages of scriptwriting, development or…

Eastern Europe nationwide – the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus shows its programme in a stream

As the Federal Government and the German States extended the measures aimed at combating the coronavirus pandemic on November 25th, 2020 and cinemas will also remain closed, therefore, the film screenings of the 30th FilmFestival Cottbus planned between the December 8th to 13th, 2020 in the cinemas cannot take place.…

The winners of the 20th New Horizons International Film Festival and the 11th American Film Festival. Attendance Records at the Combined Editions of NH and AFF.

The jury of the 20th New Horizons International Film Festival awarded the Grand Prix to The Metamorphosis of Birds (A Metamorfose dos Pássaros) directed by Catarina Vasconcelos. The festival audience additionally chose the film by the Portuguese director as the best of 12 in-competition titles.

TV Beats investigates challenges in series production in 2020

TV Beats Forum, the drama-series-oriented section of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, presents high-profile case studies, previews new exciting series and looks at trends in commissioning alongside the challenges of series production in 2020.

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival screens 13 fresh series in the TV Beats section

The selection includes seven new Russian series, the latest work by two-time Academy Award nominee Steve James and the world premiere of Estonian thriller In the Line of Fire. Entering its third year, the TV Beats section sees a programme introducing exciting new series to the festival’s audience and industry,…

The first virtual Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event welcomes more than 800 guests

Today, the 19th edition of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, taking place virtually this year, kicks off with its online programme including over 50 workshops, panels and seminars, hundreds of 1:1 meetings, and more than 800 accredited film industry professionals. According to Marge Liiske, Head of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, the …

Screening Technologies of the Future An Open Letter from the director of EnergaCAMERIMAGE festival, Marek Żydowicz

Dear filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts, As the director of EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography, I would like to make an unusual appeal to you. We seek your advice based on your professional know-how and expertise. As you might already know, we received funding in the amount…

PÖFF Shorts 2020 announced winners

The international short film and animation festival PÖFF Shorts has announced the winners of its 2020 edition. The three winning films now eligible for the short film Academy Award nomination are "Struck by Lighting" (dir. Esko Romet, Estonia 2020), "Precious" (dir. Paul Mas, France 2020) and "Between You and Milagros"…

Submit your film for Cyprus Film Days2021!

The Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth and the Rialto Theatre announce that the Call for Entries for the 19th Cyprus Film Days International Festival 2021, is now open. The 18th edition, which was canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic (Covid-19), is followed by the 19th edition…

Tallinn Black Nights titles spark sales deals and first reviews * Environmental cinema @PÖFF * European Film Forum Tallinn ready for kickoff

FOLLOW THE BUZZ #PÖFF24 competition programmes are gaining momentum. Discover the event galleries, see the films online, and read the news: Screen International's coverage Cineuropa's coverage DMovies coverage Eye For Film coverage You can also see videos of our physical and virtual events!

European Film Forum in Tallinn: zooming into leadership resilience, foresight and transformation of the film industry during COVID19

The COVID19 outbreak has severely hit the audiovisual industry, with some estimates projecting losses up to EUR 24 billion in the next five years. Yet, despite the dramatic recession, a new-generation industry and business leadership is emerging to steer the cinema sector out of the crisis through actions of resilience,…


Camerimage Market was always the beating heart of the subsequent editions of EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival. In a space where art met technology entry card holders could approach the representatives of the largest branch companies. This year we host ARRI, Sony, Zeiss, Harkness, Canon, Cooke Optics, Fujifilm, De Sisti, BEIKS, as…

OPEN CALL for project APPLICATIONS for the 18th SOFIA MEETINGS 2021!

We will be happy to receive your projects: 1st, 2nd or 3rd FILM PROJECT of the director. The 18th Sofia Meetings will take place from 17th till 21st March 2021 in the framework of the 25th Sofia International Film Festival (11th – 21st March 2021) Sofia Meetings is an event,…

The 4th part of our IDF Industry Sessions series brings on Wednesday, October 18 at 6 pm (CET), a panel discussion Film Festivals in 2021.

Speakers:⚫ Melanie Iredale (Deputy Director of Sheffield Doc/Fest)⚫ Victoria Leshchenko (Program Director of Docudays UA)⚫ Christine Camdessus (Managing & Artistic Director of FIPADOC)⚫ Rebecca De Pas (Programmer at Visions du Réel) Moderator:⚫ Marta Balaga (film journalist, Cineuropa) The streaming will start automatically in the FB event and on our FB…


Today, the 28th edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival was officially opened. During the online opening cinematographer Philippe Rousselot received Lifetime Achievement Award while the festival director Marek Żydowicz and the European Film Center CAMERIMAGE director Kazimierz Suwała talked about the highlights of the upcoming week. The Minister of Culture,…

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event presents 14 TV and drama series projects

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place on November 23-27, presents 14 TV and drama series projects in development: five participating in Script Pool TV competition and nine taking part in the MIDPOINT TV Launch 2020 3rd workshop. According to Marge Liiske, Head of Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, it has been…

24th Ji.hlava IDFF is over, attracting half as many viewers as last year

The 24th edition of the annual Ji.hlava IDFF closed its doors. This year, the festival was unique in that it was held online and attracted more audience than in the previous editions. The festival programme presented 310 films and over 80 discussions with filmmakers. 5933 accreditations were issued for visitors,…

10th edition of US in Progress Wrocław 2020 in collaboration with the Polish Film Institute has started!

The 10th edition of the US in Progress co-production forum as a part of the 11th edition of the American Film Festival in Wrocław has begun. The event aims to facilitate professional networking among European and Polish film professionals and independent filmmakers from the United States. Nine American projects in…