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Zátopek will run for the Czech Republic to fight for an Oscar

In Prague, 11th October 2021 – The Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA), which organizes the Czech Lion Awards, chooses every year the candidate of the Czech Republic for an Oscar. In this year’s vote the academics have decided to nominate the film Zátopek directed by David Ondříček to fight…

Focus on Slovenia at CinEast Film Festival

This year, the CinEast Film Festival will focus on Slovenia, described in the announcement as “a country with a rich and interesting film history, celebrating thirty years of independence and currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union”. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place…

The new generation of WHEN EAST MEETS WEST opens call for its Co-Production Forum!

The next edition of WEMW will mark the start of a brand-new era in the design and planning of the co-production market. After ten years based on a traditional physical format and one year run fully online, WEMW will introduce a new concept based on a series of key elements: …

Two weeks left to submit your project to Kids Kino Lab!

Are you ready to develop your story for young audiences? Check Kids Kino Lab, script development workshop. Call for projects for the next edition is open until 15 October.

Romania based Pustnik screenwriting network starts off a new cycle

In its seventh year, after an online edition, Pustnik Screenwriters’ Residency – part of the Pustnik screenwriting network – returned to the banks of the Danube for its 2021 programme at Port Cultural Cetate, in Romania, September 13–20.

Malta Film Awards 2022 – Celebrating our story

The Malta Film Commission announces the first edition of the Malta Film Awards. We will celebrate the success story of our local cast and crew of the film and television industry throughout the years. Malta is a story of success led by the ambition and creativity of its people. The…

Czech-In Festival Paris 2021

The seventh edition of the Czech-In Festival, a festival of Czech and Slovak films in Paris, will take place on October 22, 23 and 24, 2021, on the occasion of the upcoming national holiday of Czechoslovakia (October 28). Once again the screenings will be organized in various screening rooms of…


Today, we are happy to announce four additional feature film entries and four additional documentary film entries which would like to present themselves to the members of the European Film Academy as candidates for a nomination.

Five Films Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA)

The European Film Academy and Filmfest Hamburg take great pleasure in announcing the five nominated films for the European University Film Award (EUFA). Introduced in 2016, this award is presented by university students from across Europe. Based on the European Film Awards Feature and Documentary Film Selections 2021, these are…

GOLDEN FRUIT PLAN 2021 call for projects till September 30th

The Golden Fruit Plan is initiated by The Golden Tree International Documentary Festival, the Golden Tree Documentary Fund, both based in Germany and Beijing and the Arkana Film Studio, based in Warsaw, Poland. The partner is Wajda School. It aims to discover new talents and promote cooperation and co-production of…

The first Slovenian film retrospective in Izmir, Turkey

This year, the 7th Balkan Panorama Film Festival, which is taking place between 27 September and 3 October, will focus on Slovenia. The Turkish audience will be able to see a total of twelve Slovenian films, of these six features and six shorts.

18 projects from 5 countries, selected in the FILM + 2021-2022 program

FILM+, the alternative program supporting independent film productions from Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Serbia announces the participants of the 6th edition, following the open call for projects submitted this summer. The program also includes a fifth country from now on, Greece, and will cover a year of mentoring and support in…



In total 25 films from 14 countries compete for five EKOFILM awards Czech Republic has 3 irons in the fire

European films prevail, exotic locations represented by films from Australia, India, Canada and USA BRNO/CZ – EKOFILM programmers led by Jitka Kotrlová selected 25 competition films out of 207 submissions. The festival jury will award the best films in the following sections: Beauty of Nature, Central European Films and Short…

Training Days Poland - OPEN CALL

ACE Producers and Independent Film Foundation are pleased to announce the call for applications for the Training Days Poland, which has been set up thanks to the support of the Polish Film Institute. Strengthening independent producers, ACE Producers uses the power of the ACE Network’s collective knowledge to tackle the…

107 Mothers won Best Screenplay Award of the Orizzonti Competition

Slovak-Czech-Ukrainian drama 107 Mothers has been honored with the Best Screenplay Award of the Orizzonti Competition within the 78th Venice International Film Festival's awards ceremony. On Saturday, the prize was handed over to Ivan Ostrochovský (also the producer) and Peter Kerekes (also the director and a co-producer) who joined forces…

Febiofest Industry days 2021: Bitcoin for Filmmakers

Use the latest innovations to get paid for your content! In just 4 lessons, you’ll get a good understanding of Bitcoin, the Lightning Network and Podcasting 2.0 and become comfortable using them. You will set up your own lightning wallet, prepare your website for a crowdfunding or start accepting micropayments…