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Winners of Eighth Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

The projects from all participating countries shared the awards on Friday evening. The eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), which took place between 8th and 10th October, came to an end this weekend with successes for projects from all the participating countries. After 12 projects – from Estonia,…
12-10-2020

WE KNOW THE PITCHING WINNERS. ANIMARKT 2020 IS OVER

“The Day Vladimir Died” is the biggest winner of this year's ANIMARKT Stop Motion Forum. The project, directed by Fadi Syriani, won four awards in ANIMARKT Pitching. Apart from it, seven more films were awarded. The awards gala ended this year's ANIMARKT edition, which gathered online over half a thousand…
10-10-2020

Digitally restored film Night Riders will world premiere at Lumière Festival in Lyon

Night Riders heading to Lumière Festival! We are thrilled to announce that digitally restored Slovak classic Night Riders, from the collections of the National Film Archive of the Slovak Film Institute, will be world premiered at the 11th Lumière Festival in Lyon (10 – 18 October 2020). SFI will also…
09-10-2020

6.2 million euros funding distributed to film sector in Lithuania for losses experienced due to COVID-19

In the face of the Coronavirus the Lithuanian film industry has encountered and still encounters serious challenges. Thanks to close collaboration with the film industry, Lithuanian Film Centre has efficiently identified the most affected areas and their needs. In an attempt to counter the problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic…
09-10-2020

Luis Chaby Vaz and Edith Sepp re-elected as EFAD President and Vice-President

On October 8, the Board members of the European Film Agency Directors association unanimously re-elected Luis Chaby Vaz as EFAD President and Edith Sepp as Vice-President of the association with a 3 year mandate. President:Luis Chaby Vaz,President of the Board of Directors of the Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual of…
09-10-2020

Digitally restored film Night Riders will world premiere at Lumière Festival in Lyon

Night Riders heading to Lumière Festival! We are thrilled to announce that digitally restored Slovak classic Night Riders, from the collections of the National Film Archive of the Slovak Film Institute, will be world premiered at the 11th Lumière Festival in Lyon (10 – 18 October 2020).
08-10-2020

RE-ACT opens call for co-development funding scheme and First Cut Lab autumn session

For the sixth time, the RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) initiative announces its call for project co-development funding and is once again joining forces with First Cut Lab, opening its call for the autumn workshop session for feature fiction films in editing phase. Deadline for applications is 15 November…
07-10-2020

ANIMARKT 2020 STARTED TODAY

Nearly 40 events, participants from 34 countries, meetings with the most decision-making people in the industry, a chance to work in the American LAIKA studio or a course at the Aardman Academy. The guests include Mike Cooper, Andy Gent, Magda Bieszczak or Melanie Coombs - creators known for their work…
06-10-2020

TONI & FRIENDS will have its world premiere at Warsaw Film Festival!

The feature film "Toni & Friends", a Numa Film production directed by Ion Indolean, will have its world premiere at the prestigious Warsaw Film Festival, in the Free Spirit competition section. The event, at its 36th edition, will take place between October 9-18. A Category A festival, according to the…
05-10-2020

Six talented professionals selected for MIDPOINT Writers' Room

Second edition of this unique MIDPOINT program focused on TV writing is announcing its participants. The program, which runs online through October 14-23, 2020, will be led by two tutors, Ben Harris (UK) and Gabor Krigler (HU). They will help the participants to get acquainted with the structure, hierarchy and…
05-10-2020

23rd Festival of Slovenian Film ready to kick off in an adapted format

Running from 6 to 11 October 2020 in Ljubljana, the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film (FSF) will open on Tuesday, 6 October, with the screenings of the feature documentary Antigone – How Dare We! and the short film Inseparable. The context of this year’s edition and its new features in…
05-10-2020

2020 Kids Kino Industry Winners Announced!

On Friday evening at the Kids Kino Industry the awards were presented to the best projects selected to be pitched at the forum. The winners has been announced during online Closing Ceremony. Kids Kino Industry awards: Audiovisual Technology Center (Ceta) – Post Production Award worth PLN 60.000 Pop Up Film…
05-10-2020

Throwback to the 17th CICAE Training programme

The 17th edition of the international training course "Art Cinema = Action + Management" organised by CICAE took place last month, from 31 August to 6 September, on the island of San Servolo in Venice.
05-10-2020

SAVE ARTHOUSE CINEMAS - ENSURE FILM DIVERSITY

CICAE appeals to all levels of government to support cinemas CICAE, the international confederation of arthouse cinemas, is very concerned about the future of cinema as a cultural venue. "If effective immediate measures for our sector do not take effect soon, bankruptcies can be expected" says Christian Bräuer, President of…
02-10-2020

WHEN EAST MEETS WEST opens call for its new special hybrid Co-Production Forum!

The last months have seen a drastic change of the world as we knew it. We all had to quickly and instinctively adapt to radically new circumstances. The next edition of WEMW will reflect this new reality with a brand new format, while keeping an eye on the usual care…
02-10-2020

Agnieszka Holland in #online conversation with the Polish film critic Barbara Hollender * #24SofiaIFF

On the 1st of October at 20.00 CET, a unique conversation will be held #online between Agnieszka Holland and the Polish film critic Barbara Hollender The latest film by the acclaimed director, “Charlatan”, will be presented in Sofia at the special FIPRESCI Gala Screening on the 3rd of October at…
29-09-2020

World premiere of Dalibor Matanić’s The Dawn at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

scene from The Dawn The second title in The Sun Trilogy – The Dawn, a fiction feature directed and written by Dalibor Matanić and produced by Kinorama, will have its world premiere in competition of the prestigious Black Nights festival held in the Estonian capital. The 24th edition of the…
25-09-2020

MICHAEL CHAPMAN, CINEMATOGRAPHER AND DIRECTOR, A FRIEND OF CAMERIMAGE FESTIVAL HAS DIED

It is with great sadness that we received the information about the death of Michael Chapman, an outstanding American cinematographer, director and music video maker. Director of photography of Raging Bull and Taxi Driver among others, died at the age of 84 on Sunday, September 20 of congestive heart failure.…
25-09-2020

TV series Succession, partly shot in Croatia, wins seven Emmys

The second season of series Succession, an HBO production, wins the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 72nd annual Emmy Awards, held in virtual format due to the coronavirus pandemic. In addition, Succession also won for Lead Actor, Guest Actress, Casting, Directing, Writing and Picture Editing, all in the…
25-09-2020

Fully online still impressive. ANIMARKT 2020

Crème de la crème of world stop motion animation, that is Mike Cooper, Andy Gent, Magda Bieszczak and Melani Coombs – masters known for their work on the films: "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit", "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children", "Isle of Dogs", " Harvie Krumpet” or…
23-09-2020