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Croatian films at PÖFF Shorts in Tallinn

scene from Events Meant to Be Forgotten Two Croatian titles, one of which will appear in the main competition programme, screening at PÖFF Shorts, the short film and animation festival held in Tallinn, Estonia. The festival runs 16th – 24th November, in parallel to the 25th Black Nights Film Festival…

What it’s like to work with our Tutors? Scholarship applications close on 22 Nov

One week left to apply to Kids Kino Lab scholarship programme for writers / script consultants and a young producer. To give you some insight on what it is like to work with our tutors as their assistants, we asked Marie-Gabrielle Peaucelle and Emma Drost Jensen, our tutors assistants during…

Europa Distribution Workshop at IDFA in Amsterdam 2021

Europa Distribution Workshop IDFA in Amsterdam 21 - 23 November 2021 From November 21st to 23rd, Europa Distribution will hold a workshop dedicated to the distribution of documentaries at the IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam. Around 25 independent distributors, all members of the European Network of Independent Film…

connecting cottbus 2021: AWARD WINNERS

While the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) is still in full swing, the award winners of this year’s hybrid edition were just announced.

Cult film meets contemporary cinema – The 31st FFC presents exciting film couples from Slovakia

Films have been made for the cinema in Slovakia for 100 years! Reason enough to look into the history and present of an unusual film country. The FFC compares cult films from the 1960s with current works - in exciting pairs of long and short films from Slovakia.

Kids Kino Lab - Scholarship programme for script consultants and a young producer. Apply now!

The applications for the Kids Kino Lab scholarship programme are open! Apply now and become a part of the Kids Kino Lab family.

Submit your projects to the East Doc Platform 2022

Submit your factual series, feature length and interactive projects to the 11th edition of East Doc Platform which will take place in Prague March 26 – April 1, 2022! The deadline is November 19, 2021. The East Doc Platform is the largest co-production, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central…

Slovenian film in focus for the second time at the MedFilm Festival in Rome

MedFilm is the oldest film festival in Rome, whose 27th edition will take place between 5 and 14 November 2021. This year, the festival that showcases the cinematographies from the Mediterranean region will be held in a hybrid format: in four cinemas and on the MyMovies online platform. Slovenian cinema…

Svaneti Residence Announces Call

This year, within the 1st Svaneti International Film Festival, script development residence was founded, which will last 20 days. Young directors that are working on their first or second projects including feature films, animation or documentary projects (script development, montage).

Croatian titles at festivals in B&H, Serbia and Slovenia

collage of films screening at festivals in BiH, Belgrade and Ljubljana, clockwise, scenes from: Murina, Tune Up, Heavens Above, Once We Were Good for You, A Blue Flower This year’s 15th Mostar Film Festival, held 28th October – 1st November, to present eight Croatian titles. The Free Zone Film Festival…

Celebrating 10 years of dok.incubator at Ji.hlava IDFF

12 films at Sundance, 29 at IDFA and even a nomination for Academy Awards! Over the past 10 years dok.incubator workshop has been working with outstanding documentaries, contributed to 150 films and led many of them to awards at the world's top festivals. This year's anniversary will be celebrated naturally…

CICAE announces ambassadors for its European Arthouse Cinema Day 2021

The sixth edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day is set to take place in over 600 cinemas across the world on Sunday, 14 November 2021.

The first Slovenian film retrospective in China

From 28 October to 4 November, the first retrospective of Slovenian films shot between 1956 and 2020 will take place in China. A total of six Slovenian feature films will be screened. The retrospective will open in the Chinese capital of Beijing, at the local Film Archive. All films will…

Various Croatian titles at Cottbus Film Festival; domestic projects in industry programme

Five Croatian films and two minority co-productions will appear in various programme sections at the 31st edition of the Cottbus Film Festival. In addition, two Croatian projects will be presented at the co-production market and networking platform, Connecting Cottbus.

Five Short Films Nominated for the European Film Awards 2021

On the occasion of the 34th European Film Awards on 11 December, the European Film Academy proudly announces the nominations for the award category EUROPEAN SHORT FILM 2021.

The winner of the 47th IFF EKOFILM is the Polish film The Whale from Lorino // Slovak film The Golden Land wins the Festival President's Award

BRNO/Czech Republic – A dangerous tug-of-war for survival in an almost fantastical landscape full of whaling traces, but also the hope of saving a nearly extinct bird or the hope that comes from people pulling together in a threatening situation. These are the themes of the competing films that won…

What's Slovak in Ji.hlava 2021

Dear colleagues and friends, Two Slovak films, Lines (d. Barbora Sliepková) and Ordeal (d. Zuzana Piussi), will world premiere at the 25th edition of Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (26 – 31 October 2021) which will also showcase work of Karol Plicka, a pioneer of Czech-Slovak documentary cinema.

Czech films at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021

Opus Bonum, the international competition of the IDFF Ji.hlava 2021, will present world premiere of one Czech film - Out in Force by celebrated documentarist Martin Mareček, who made a portrait of Czech film critique Kamil Fila whose desire to achieve the greatest physical strength contrasts with moments of complete…

WEMW launches the brand-new Slate Market and opens call for all works-in-progress sections!

After announcing the call for its upcoming 12th Co-Production Forum, taking place both in Trieste and online between 24-28 January 2022, WEMW now opens the calls for an exciting first edition of the Slate Market and for all the sections targeting feature fiction films and full-length documentaries in post-production!