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DOCBOAT - Warsaw Nonfiction e-fest

On July 24 the submissions for the first edition of the Internet documentary festival DOCBOAT/WARSAW NONFICTION E-FEST were closed. The festival starts in September (www.iplex.pl). We received a lot of movies from around the world. They are very enjoyable to watch, but we must also prepare ourselves for the difficult…

Latvian Filmmakers Support the Independent Status of the National Film Centre of Latvia

On 12th of August, about 200 Latvian film professionals carried out a unique support action defending the independent legal status of the National Film Centre of Latvia (NFC). Latvian filmmakers insisted on film industry free from any political influence, thus protesting against the reform plan presented by Latvian State Chancellery…

Cottbus Reception in Sarajevo

Together with their supporters, FilmFestival Cottbus and the East-West Co-Produktion market Connecting Cottbus will present themselves with a reception at the 15th Sarajevo Film Festival on Aug. 18th 2009. The reception will be hosted by Medienboard managing director Kirsten Niehuus as well as Manfred Schmitt, managing director of Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung.…


Paris, 12 August 2009 - Reed MIDEM, in partnership with Endemol, a world leader in entertainment programming, today announces that legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld, and his production partner Ellen Rakieten (The Oprah Winfrey Show), will be attending MIPCOM this October with their newly created comedy-reality format The Marriage Ref.Jerry Seinfeld…


Paris, 07 August 2009 - FremantleMedia Chief Executive Tony Cohen will deliver a keynote address at MIPCOM 2009 on Monday October 5.

"JANOSIK. True Story" by Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik

With pleasure I inform that we are just completing Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik film "JANOSIK. True Story.". The release starts beginning of September in Poland, Slovakia and Czech Republic. I kindly invite you to see the trailer (please, click HERE) and join us at cinemas!Best regards, Dariusz Jablonski {mosimage}Apple…

Cable Congress 2010 - Call for Papers

The 56th Annual Cable Congress will take place in Brussels, Belgium from 3-5 March 2010. The theme of Cable Congress 2010 is ‘Beyond Speed'.

Sponsorship Association „Friends of the German-Russian Film Academy“ constituted

In the run-up of an official German-Russian Cinema Agreement, on Wednesday (July 29th, 2009) night the sponsorship association "Friends of the German-Russian Film Academy" was founded in Berlin. Peter Dinges, head of board of the Filmförderungsanstalt (FFA) called this funding a historical act, underlining that the long preparations for German-Russian…


Paris, 30 July 2009 - Tom Rogers, President and CEO of digital video recorder pioneer TiVo, will deliver a keynote speech on Wednesday 7 October at the 25th edition of MIPCOM, the world's entertainment content market, which takes place in Cannes from 5 to 9 October.

apply for east european forum

apply for east european forumand find financing and support for your creative documentary projects application deadline: September 11 2008www.DOCUinter.net/EastEuropeanForum

Polish-Swedish Film Meetings, Wroclaw, 26th-28th July 2009

Co-production Forum and Industry Screenings

Press Review - Digital roll-out makes rapid progress

Digital projection in theatres has progressed by leaps and bounds over the last two months! Press conferences announcing new digitalisation agreements for cinemas were followed by communiqués on the launch of new material and proposals for new support modes. Our press review proposes a rapid chronological overview of these latest…

Europa Cinemas in Locarno

Together with the Swiss Media desk, Europa Cinemas will organize an encounter with the Swiss cinemas members of its Network within the scope of the Locarno Film Festival.

Europa Cinemas in Bologna - “The cinemas of the future” and the challenge of generations

From 27 June to 1 July, Europa Cinemas organised its fifth annual seminar devoted to Young Audiences under the theme of the CHALLENGE OF GENERATIONS. The discussions took place as part of the Il Cinema Ritrovato festival organised by the Cineteca di Bologna.

APPLAUSE, by Martin Pieter Zandvliet (Denmark) wins the Europa Cinemas Label in Karlovy Vary

July 10, 2009 - Karlovy VaryApplause, by Martin Pieter Zandvliet, has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film at the 44nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors.

International Film Festival DocBoat / Warsaw NON-fiction e-fest – LAST Call for Entries

International Film Festival DocBoat / Warsaw NON-fiction e-fest – LAST Call for Entries: DEADLINE moved to: 24th July 2009Dear Friends, You are kindly invited to submit your latest documentary for the1st International Film Festival DOCBOAT / WARSAW NONFICTION E-FEST which will be held on September 2009 on the Polish Internet.

Ready, Set... Go? European media services on the starting block

December 2009 marks a key deadline for the regulation of the media in Europe. The Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD), adopted as the principle legislative text governing linear and non-linear services in Europe in December 2007 must be transposed into national media legislation by the end of this year.

Romanian-German co-production nominated in EFA's short film category

The European Film Academy (EFA) and the Curtas Vila do Conde Short Film Festival congratulate the

PRIMEPACKAGING 2009 Successful prelude of the training program for European film producers in Berlin

PRIMEPACKAGING 2009, the European training initiative for independent film and TV producers has terminated the first center effectually on July 12th in Berlin.

CFC Presented Czech Cinema in Conjunction with Czech EU Presidency

Prague, 1 July 2009 - Every year, in anticipation of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech Film Center takes a moment to summarize its activities over the last twelve months. In 2008/2009, Czech Film Center, which has been operating for eight years running, organized a number of important Czech…