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Peter Badač's Statement on the dismissal from the position of the Director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

On August 4, 2023, the Board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, as based on the findings of the Supervisory Commitee of SAF, removed me from the position of the Fund’s Director for allegedly violating the law. I disagree with the findings of the Supervisory Commitee and consider them to be…

Press Release: New Management of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund

Peter Badač, the director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, was on 4 August 2023 dismissed by the board of the Audiovisual Fund after six months in office due to repeated violations of the Fund's law and serious breaches of ethical rules in communication with the Fund's employees.


Docu Talents from the East – the closely watched presentation of the most remarkable documentary films in post-production from Central and Eastern Europe will take place on August 13 at Sarajevo FF.

Pustnik International Screenwriting Residency Announces Its 2023 Residents

TETA announces the projects selected for the ninth edition of Pustnik International Screenwriting Residency, set to take place October 10–17, 2023 in Izvoranu, a rural setting in Romania. The eight projects were picked by Pustnik co-founder Andreea Borțun (writer/director, Romania) and film producer Bianca Oana (Romania/Germany) from the 67 submissions…

New Horizons Studio+ awards announced

The 14th edition of New Horizons Studio+ took place from the 20th till 23rd of July during the 23. mBank New Horizons International Film Festival (20 - 30 July 2023).

Doku Pitching Forum: Dox In Vitro 2023

DOX IN VITRO is aimed at young producers and documentary filmmakers who will be introduced to the „real world“ of the European film market and documentary films. The workshop will focus on the development of documentaries under the guidance of experienced tutors and emphasize the role and need of co-productions…


„Piękna Łąka Kwietna” Emi Buchwald oraz „Chleb i sól” Damiana Kocura znalazły się w programie rozpoczynającej się 23. edycji Międzynarodowego Festiwalu Filmowego mBank Nowe Horyzonty we Wrocławiu. Uczestnicy branżowej sekcji Polish Days będą też mieli okazję jako pierwsi poznać będące na etapie produkcji projekty „Tyle co nic” Grzegorza Dębowskiego i…

24 projects to participate in Baltic Sea Docs 2023

Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs) has finalized the project selection for its 27th edition, scheduled to take place on September 3-10. As the leading documentary pitching event in the Baltic countries, Baltic Sea Docs focuses on projects from the wider Baltic Sea region, Eastern Europe, and Caucasus.…

Call for projects now open: Full Moon Creative Lab for genre scriptwriters

European scriptwriters can now apply for the Full Moon Creative Lab, a project dedicated to film professionals specialising in genre TV series: thriller, horror and fantasy. The program, initiated by Romanian Film Promotion and Transilvania IFF, consists of creative residencies taking place in Transylvania (Romania), during which up to 12 …

Baltic Pitching Forum 2023 open call deadline approaching

The application deadline for the 11th edition of the Forum is next week - 20 July (Thursday).

Participants of the 14th edition of New Horizons Studio+ have been selected!

New Horizons Studio+, organized by the New Horizons Association and Creative Europe Desk Poland, is a training program for directors and producers developing their first or second feature film. The 14th edition of New Horizons Studio+ will take place on July 20-23 during the 23rd mBank New Horizons International Film…

EUROPA DISTRIBUTION New Board Elected 2023-2026

On Wednesday 14 June 2023, Europa Distribution held its General Assembly online and elected its new board for 2023-2026. 13 candidates from eleven different territories were successfully voted as new board members by the members of the association.

CEE Animation Forum Announces Official Project Selection and Introduces New Market Platform

CEE Animation Forum, the event for pitching, financing, and co-production in the animation industry, is thrilled to unveil the official project selection for its upcoming edition, set to take place in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on November 8-9. In addition, this year's event will introduce a new platform called the Market,…

Bites. Launches Motion Control and High Speed Filming Technical Rental Company, TILT

Armed with the most advanced tech on the market, TILT allows filmmakers to carry out precise, high-speed, repeatable shots with ease

Europa Distribution "Film Distribution Innovation Hub" - Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2-5 July 2023

Europa Distribution returns again to Karlovy Vary this July for this edition of their “Film Distribution Innovation Hub” in the scope of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. 30 independent distributors, coming from all over Europe and beyond, will participate in the “Film Distribution Innovation Hub” as well taking part…


Europa Cinemas is pleased to announce that 17 new projects have been selected for support in the framework of COLLABORATE TO INNOVATE 3 rd Edition!

connecting cottbus OPEN CALL & AWARDS 2023

Submissions are still open for the 25th edition of East-West co-production market connecting cottbus. Taking place during FilmFestival Cottbus on 8-10 November 2023, coco will present13 projects in development (cocoPITCH) and 6 works in progress (cocoWIP).

Call For Applications: Renowned Arthouse Cinema Training Finds New Home in Berlin

It’s a premiere! For the first time, Berlin will host the international Arthouse Cinema Training from 30 October to 5 November 2023. The only programme of its kind worldwide, the ACT gathers independent arthouse cinema professionals from across the globe for a week-long intensive workshop on running an arthouse movie…

Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light awarded in Annecy

Animated feaure film Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light was honoured with the Contrechamp Jury Award at the closing ceremony of the 47th Annecy International Animation Film Festival. The feature film debut of director Filip Pošivač made in co-production of Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary was presented at the festival…