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WEMW thinks ahead and goes to Russia!

WEMW and ROSKINO launch within KEY BUYERS EVENT a new programme for international projects looking for Russian minority co-production. After the very successful ‘out of the box’ edition, WHEN EAST MEETS WEST is moving the first steps towards the 2022 edition and for the first time it will dedicate a…

TV Launch 2021 introduces selected projects and participants

Meet the creators of 9 series projects together with 3 development executive participants, who were selected for the 2021 edition of our TV Launch program:

Film / Drama Series Submissions for the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival Programmes

Online film and drama series submissions for the programmes of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival, which will be held from 13th to 20th August 2021, are now open. Film authors and producers can submit their films / drama series exclusively for the following programmes: - Competition Programme - Feature Film-…

Award-winning production company Allfilm wants to attract more foreign productions to Estonia

Choosing the Baltic countries as the main shooting location is becoming more and more popular. When Christopher Nolan filmed ‘Tenet’ in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, it created a real buzz about the country worldwide. Still, not very many people in the film industry know much about Estonia and the…

dok.incubator reveals eight selected talents for 2021

dok.incubator workshop has just announced the final selection of talented filmmakers whose projects will be supported in 2021.

Croatian films in competition at 45th Annecy IAFF

scene from All Those Sensations in My Belly, The Tower The Short Film Competition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival to screen Marko Dješka’s All Those Sensations in My Belly, while the Graduation Short Film category will feature The Tower by Sunčana Brkulj. In addition, Croatian works scheduled to…

Czech documentaries selected for Visions du Réel, CPH:DOX and Hot Docs

The recently unveiled programmes of the Visions du Réel festival and CPH:DOX International Documentary Film Festival confirm the good condition of Czech documentaries beyond borders of the Czech Republic. In Nyon, Living Water will celebrate its international premiere in the National Competition, and co-production documentary Gorbachev. Heaven takes part in…

BEAST International Film Festival is back with its 4th edition and a rich Polish participation

The festival establishes itself as a complex channel of contemporary culture from Central and Eastern Europe to Portugal, putting the spotlight on novel cinematographic trends of countries such as Poland. Since 2017, BEAST International Film Festival has been proving itself and to the public as an event that shines an…

Decisions of the Board of Management of Eurimages - Co-production Support

Strasbourg, 19.03.2021 - At its 162nd meeting held online, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support 24 feature film projects, including 3 documentaries and 3 animation films, for a total amount of €5,822,000.

MIDPOINT Intensive Sofia Meetings announces selected projects

Feature film projects from Bulgaria, Serbia and Ukraine have been selected to participate in MIDPOINT Intensive Sofia Meetings 2021. Tailored exclusively for the 18th Sofia Meetings (March 17 - 24, 2021) of Sofia International Film Festival, the one-off online program welcomes three feature film projects in development. Bulgarian project LUST…

KKI Talk: Digital Transformation in Distribution

KKI Talks in March: Virtual Cinemas and parallel windows We are delighted to invite you to join us during the upcoming KKI Talks, a series of free monthly webinars for film industry professionals. This time, among our guests are Patrick O’neill from Wildcard Distribution (Wildcard projects includes the animated feature…

Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian filmmakers and scriptwriters wanted for 2021 Baltic Shorts Residency

Filmmakers and scriptwriters from all three Baltic countries are being encouraged to apply for the BALTIC SHORTS RESIDENCY, the third edition of which will take place in Lithuania from 1-20 June 2021 Now established as an important event on the Baltic film calendar, the BALTIC SHORTS RESIDENCY is an intensive…

SOFA 2021: Tbilisi Workshop Again Digital

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic SOFA – School of Film Advancement will hold its Tbilisi workshop for the second time in a digital form. With the experience of three online workshops in 2020, SOFA is putting a great effort in preparing the best possible digital performance for their participants and…

Ji.hlava Echoes & Reviving European Cinema

Echoes of Ji.hlava extended to New York, Belgium, France The Echoes of Ji.hlava IDFF are starting this week in the Czech Republic with an online showcase featuring over forty selected titles from the festival’s 2020 edition, plus a couple of new titles. This year, the Echoes will again have their…

71st Berlinale Golden Bear goes to Croatian minority co-production Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude

Croatian minority co-production Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn directed by Radu Jude has won the main award at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival. The film, which had its world premiere in Berlinale’s main competition programme, is a co-production between Romania, Luxembourg, the Czech Republic and Croatia. The Croatian…

Czech Lion Awards 2020: Charlatan wins Best Feature Film

Charlatan is the main winner of the Czech Lion Awards 2020. A drama, directed by Agnieszka Holland and produced by Šárka Cimbalová & Kevan Van Thompson, won Best Feature Film, Best Director and three more categories. Six Czech Lions belong to Shadow Country, Best Documentary Feature award went to Caught…

KFF Industry: DOC LAB POLAND 2021 participants and projects announced

21 projects got selected for this year’s edition of DOC LAB POLAND organized by the Wladyslaw Slesicki Film Foundation. There are many recognized Polish filmmakers as Eliza Kubarska, Pawel Chorzepa, Piotr Bernas, Matej Bobrik among them. First session in 2021 will be held on April in Warsaw (online or in…

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn wins the Golden Bear

Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn has been awarded the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 71st Berlin International Film Festival. It was announced by the Competition jury earlier today in a video presentation. Romanian-Luxembourgish-Czech-Croatian drama, directed by Radu Jude, was made with a contribution of Czech producer Jiří…

Save the Date! KKI Talk in March is all about the digital distribution

We hope you can’t wait for another KKI Talk. In March, we will focus on digital distribution, Virtual Cinemas and parallel windows. You can already save the date: 22nd March, 3-4 PM CET. Below, please find what you can expect from this session. The free registration for this session is…

The Dragon of Dragons 2021 for Piotr Dumała

Every year, the Krakow Film Foundation Programme Council grants the Dragon of Dragon award for the exceptional contribution to the development of international cinema. At the 61st Krakow Film Festival, on the 1st of June, the award will be given to Piotr Dumała – the international master of animated film…