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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…

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…

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…


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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Accreditations are open! // Deadline for submissions is Friday!

23 September / What's cooking? Get your accreditation to Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event Script Pool Tallinn announces juries and mentors Final deadline for submissions - you have time until Friday! TIME TO GET YOUR ACCREDITATION! In just two months time, Industry@Talinn &; Baltic Event, taking place 100% online this year, …

Curse or Blessing. Co-Production In A Changed Environment

FINAL FREE LIVE WEBINAR: CURSE OR BLESSING. CO-PRODUCTION IN A CHANGED ENVIRONMENT There are less than two weeks to go before the start of the 4th edition of Kids Kino Industry, the international co-production forum. This year's edition has been moved to the online world, resulting in the programme being…

Documentary Competition 36. WFF

DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION ***ATTENTION: TICKET PRESALE BEGINS ON OCTOBER 1!*** THE PRESS CONFERENCE OF 36. WFF WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 23 AT 12.00 NOON IN KULTURALNA, PALACE OF CULTURE – COME JOIN US! Taxidermy and fencing masters, charismatic political leaders, famous prisoners, the legendary recording studio, the pole vault…

Discoveries continue!

With our festival’s Discoveries we’re travelling further in search of amazing stories and larger-than-life characters. Here are the additional nine titles of the section that leave us in awe of their diversity, and the ability to provoke discussion. Thanks to them we have a chance to embark on journeys that…

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival saves forests with Single.Earth, a rising Estonian greentech startup

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will invest one euro from every film submission fee collected to combat intensive clear-cuts in Estonia. The platform created by the Estonian startup Single.Earth gives money to forest owners for switching from clear-cutting to alternative forest management methods.