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IDF - Support to Ukraine

We, the undersigned, express our support to the people of Ukraine in such a dire moment. The Kremlin's aggression is a terrible act of war that has no place in modern society, in Europe or a democratic world.
01-03-2022

Arthouse cinemas express solidarity with Ukrainian exhibitors and people of the country and take a stand against the war

Arthouse cinemas bring people together, create spaces for discussion, show diversity in the world and in our societies, defend the freedom of art and see themselves as partners of all filmmakers around the world who, with courage, talent and sensitivity, dare to look at the world in crisis. In this…
01-03-2022

EFAD and HAVC expressed solidarity with the Ukrainian population

Members of EFAD (European Association of Directors of Film Funds and Centers), of which HAVC director Chris Marcich is a member, expressed solidarity with the population of Ukraine on the invasion of the country, violating the territorial integrity of any sovereign state. EFAD's core values are the defense of democracy,…
01-03-2022

AVF & SFC - statement on the situation in Ukraine

The Slovak Audiovisual Fund and the Slovak Film Commission express full solidarity with the country, people, and institutions of Ukraine, following its non-acceptable invasion by Russian Armed Forces.
01-03-2022

EFAD expresses its solidarity with the Ukrainian people

EFAD members affirm that they stand in solidarity with the Ukrainian people following the invasion of Ukraine which violates the territorial integrity of a sovereign nation. The core values of our association are to defend democracy, freedom of expression and freedom of artistic creativity as well as the respect of…
01-03-2022

UNIC STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINIAN EXHIBITORS AND THE UKRAINIAN PEOPLE FOLLOWING RUSSIAN INVASION

Brussels, 1 March 2022: UNIC, the trade body representing the interests of cinema operators across 39 European territories, has today issued a statement expressing its solidarity not just with Ukrainian exhibitors but also the Ukrainian people as they look to repel the attack on their country by Russian forces.
01-03-2022

Statement from the Festival de Cannes on the situation in Ukraine

As the world has been hit by a heavy crisis in which a part of Europe finds itself in a state of war, the Festival de Cannes wishes to extend all its support to the people of Ukraine and all those who are in its territory.
01-03-2022

Statement from the Festival de Cannes on the situation in Ukraine

As the world has been hit by a heavy crisis in which a part of Europe finds itself in a state of war, the Festival de Cannes wishes to extend all its support to the people of Ukraine and all those who are in its territory.
01-03-2022

IMAX AND VISTA GROUP NAMED AS 2022 CHAMPIONS OF UNIC WOMEN’S CINEMA LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME AS APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR SIXTH EDITION

Brussels: 28 February 2022 - The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the European cinema trade grouping, has today announced that IMAX Corporation and Vista Group take on the role of principal sponsors of its flagship Women’s Cinema Leadership Programme, already in its fifth year. At the same time UNIC launched…
28-02-2022

The shooting of the feature Observing by the director Janez Burger begins

On Saturday, 26 February 2022, the shooting of the Slovenian live-action feature Observing by the director Janez Burger started in Ljubljana. The screenplay was written by the director and Srđan Koljević. This is Burger’s sixth feature film. The 27-year-old Lara, an empathic paramedic intern, helps bring Kristijan to the hospital.…
28-02-2022

The Czech Lion film awards will be presented next week

Who will get the most Czech Lion statuettes? We will find out on Saturday 5th March. The tragicomic drama Occupation by Michal Nohejl and the biographic drama Zátopek directed, produced and co-written by David Ondříček can both boast of 13 nominations for the Czech Lion awards and thus stand the…
25-02-2022

KKI Talks at JEF Festival: Shifting the Gaze

Next Wednesday, KKI Talks returns to JEF Festival. The webinar “Shifting the Gaze” is organised by Kids Kino Industry co-production forum in cooperation with WANDA – Belgian collective of female film creatives & youth film organization JEF. For this talk we have invited Belgian documentary filmmakers to talk about diversity…
25-02-2022

The Czech Lion film awards will be presented next week

Who will get the most Czech Lion statuettes? We will find out on Saturday 5th March. The tragicomic drama Occupation by Michal Nohejl and the biographic drama Zátopek directed, produced and co-written by David Ondříček can both boast of 13 nominations for the Czech Lion awards and thus stand the…
24-02-2022

CINEMA-GOING IN EUROPE IN 2021 - RECOVERING EUROPEAN CINEMAS SEE 42 PER CENT BOX OFFICE GROWTH IN 2021

Brussels: 7 February 2022 - The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), the body representing European cinema trade associations and operators, has today released preliminary 2021 box office and admissions estimates for the territories covered by the organisation.
07-02-2022

Applications now open worldwide for the 2022 Pustnik Screenwriters Residency

TETA has opened applications for the 8th edition of Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which has been scheduled for mid-September 2022. Pustnik was established as the first Romania-based residency for feature film development and is dedicated to emerging filmmakers from all over the world. After an online edition in 2020 and returning…
02-02-2022

WEMW 2022 | All Awards at a Glance

“Petty Thieves” wins the 2022 edition of When East Meets West
28-01-2022

A successful year for filmmakers: more than 15 mln Euro collected by taking advantage of the Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive

The Film Tax Incentive running in Lithuania for the 9th year has yet again broken the records of success – in 2021 the investment has grown significantly, the number of film projects taking advantage of it has increased, as well as the number of international film projects in Lithuania.
27-01-2022

MALTA FILM WEEK DAY 3: Together for a Sustainable Industry

The third day of the Malta Film Week, included three panel discussions at the Egmont Hall, Fort St Angelo, Vittoriosa, Malta. Panel discussions were mainly attributed with training, education and entrepreneurship. The Panel Discussions featured several participants, including Malta Film Commissioner Johann Grech, Malta Film Commission Chairperson Beverly Cutajar Malta…
27-01-2022

Two weeks left to submit your project to Kids Kino Docs

Kids Kino Docs is a new development programme addressed to filmmakers from Poland and Norway who would like to make documentary films and series for young audiences. Application deadline is 7.02.2022. Kids Kino Docs is much more than a script development programme, participants under guidance of leading tutors will not…
26-01-2022

Malta Film Week Day 2: It’s about the Economy, Creating Careers

The second day of the Malta Film Week, themed ‘It’s About the Economy, Creating Careers’, started with a panel discussion with Maltese Government executives and professionals where the best strategies to push the local audiovisual industry were discussed. The main objective is to strengthen the domestic tv and film industry…
26-01-2022