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The 5th edition of Pustnik has started

The 5th edition of Pustnik has started The 5th edition of Pustnik - the international screenwriters residency opened its gates on Monday, the 2nd of September at Portul Cultural Cetate and will be over on the 10th of September. The 8 finalists coming from six different states around the world…

tx-reverse 360° and tx-mirror @ Ars Electronica

We are happy that two of our works will be shown at Ars Electronica Linz:


This week, from Sept. 3 – 8, the 23rd Baltic Sea Documentary Film Forum (Baltic Sea Docs), organized by the National Film Centre is taking place in Latvia. The Forum will give audiences on the ground in Riga, Cēsis, Valmiera, Rēzekne, Jēkabpils and Liepāja, as well as through the Straume…

MIDPOINT graduates selected to Toronto International Film Festival / ZANA / ENTWINED

Antoneta Kastrati´s feature film debut ZANA has been selected for this year's Discovery section at Toronto International Film Festival. It was developed at MIDPOINT Feature Launch in 2017. Writer and director Antoneta Kastrati and producer Casey Cooper Johnson(Crossing Bridges Films), who attended our Feature Launch program, recount their experience: „With…

Czech films at Toronto IFF 2019

Czech Film Center is heading to the Toronto International Film Festival 2019. We’ll be based at the EFP Europe! Umbrella No. 24 at TIFF Industry Centre at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. If you would like to meet with us and get some information about Czech film industry, please come and…

After a 17-year break, Lithuanian feature films came back to the Venice Film Festival

Lithuanian filmmakers return to Venice: after a long break, Lithuanian titles and names will be heard at the main program of the film festival. Two feature films celebrating authors and talents are featured at the festival’s program this week. It’s an important milestone to Lithuania, as the last time a…

The Other Neighbors - A documentary film by Nika Tsiklauri

The Other Neighbors A documentary film by Nika Tsiklauri2019 The city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butThe city you live in is not yours alone. You don’t really notice the non-human neighbors butthey are almost everywhere as the urban landscape is…

MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 announcing the project selection

The selection of MIDPOINT Shorts 2019-2020 projects is here! MIDPOINT´s leading short-film oriented program has selected 4 short film projects from Estonia, Greece, Poland and Serbia for the upcoming edition. In September, MIDPOINT's special program will take off in Prague, Czech Republic with its first workshop and 4 teams of…

CICAE Press Release - CICAE asks festivals to call for universal rules in theatrical distribution

CICAE asks festivals to call for universal rules in theatrical distribution Festivals take one of the most important roles in the discovery of cinema. They curate the current and future state of film, elevate young talent and showcasing diversity in filmmaking. Within their competition, small independent voices can get the…

Explore the new programme of Warsaw Kids Film Forum

After great success of previous editions, we have significantly extended this year’s offer. It involved prolonging the list of attending guests as well as expanding on the programme. Apart from a compelling pitching offer, thanks to added value in the form of workshops, script and legal consultations, co-pro breakfast, trip…

MIDPOINT TV Launch 2019: Awards Winners

Czech branch of HBO Europe grants a financial award at MIDPOINT TV Launch The third and final workshop of MIDPOINT TV Launch has concluded with the Partners´Awards Ceremony at the industry platform CineLink Drama within Sarajevo Film Festival. The 2019 edition of TV Launch program introduced six projects of TV…

For the first time two films from Estonia are competing for Oscars

A special committee led by Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has voted for submitting a national epic Truth and Justice, adapted and directed by Tanel Toom, as the candidate for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. In addition, for the first time, Estonia is also represented by a documentary…

What's Slovak in Venice?

Dear friends of the Slovak Film Institute, we are thrilled to present the Slovak line-up at the 76th Venice International Film Festival (August 28 – September 7, 2019)! Long-awaited The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul was selected for the Main Competition and short animated SH_T HAPPENS by directing duo David…

Europa Distribution Open Panel in Haugesund, August 21 2019

For the fourth year of their successful collaboration in the series of talks around the them of « The circulation and promotion of Scandinavian films », Europa Distribution and New Nordic Films will this year take a closer look at the film value chain, and more specifically at how essential…

Docu Talent Awards 2019 went to Kix and Frem

Emerging Producers 2019 were announced, with Taiwan as guest country

The world premiere of the film Stories from the Chestnut Woods at the Toronto Film Festival

The world premiere of the film Stories from the Chestnut Woods at the Toronto Film Festival The live-action feature Stories from the Chestnut Woods by the director Gregor Božič and screenwriter and producer Marina Gumzi will have its world premiere at the film festival in Toronto, one of the most…

EFP and Arab Cinema Center announce First Arab Critics' Award for European Films

European Film Promotion and the Arab Cinema Center Announce the First Arab Critics’ Award for European Films EFP (European Film Promotion) has started to discover the Arab world and is now partnering with the Arab Cinema Center (ACC) to launch an Arab Critics’ Award for European Films dedi- cated to…

Warsaw Kids Film Forum 2019 // accreditations now in sale

EARLY BIRD accreditation for the 3. Edition of Warsaw Kids Film Forum is now available. Warsaw Kids Film Forum is an industry part of the International Kids Film Festival in Warsaw. It serves not only as a platform where European industry can meet in order to exchange ideas, share experiences…

Augmenting Performance | International Conference | 15-17 November 2019

International Conference | 15-17 November 2019 | CINETic, Bucharest Elephants were replaced from Circus shows by holographic images and we are all very happy about it, hoping that soon this will also happen in zoos. Telepresence, plays written by AI, dancing with robots, digital sets have become a daily part…

Animarkt Pitching 2019 - last call

If you have a stop motion project in development, take part in pitching, win big prizes and have a unique chance to present your ideas to producers, distributors, or broadcasters from all over the world. Submissions for projects that will take part in international pitching during the Animarkt Stop Motion…