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Czech Film Fund supported development of fiction features and documentaries

In June, the Czech Film Fund granted the support for development of fiction features and for development of documentary films for the second time this year. In fiction category, the Council divided altogether EUR 346 000 (CZK 9 million) among 12 projects by talented young guns as well as experienced…
24-06-2021

Baltic Shorts Residency completes third edition

Three filmmakers from the Baltic region complete three week script development residency The third edition of the Baltic Shorts Residency, an intensive workshop lasting three weeks held in the small Lithuanian town of Kintai, has concluded for 2021. Between 1st and 20th June 2021, three selected filmmakers from the Baltics…
21-06-2021

The conference Let's Be Series, vol.2 | 22-23 june 2021

Let’s Be Series, vol 2. is a two-day international event organized by Creative Europe Desk Poland in partnership with the Polish Producers Alliance (KIPA), dedicated to the topic of new trends in the production and distribution of European feature series. The event will be held online on 22-23 June 2021.
18-06-2021

MACIEJ JAKUBCZYK ELECTED AS ECFA BOARD MEMBER

Maciej Jakubczyk, Head of Kids Kino International Film Festival and Kids Kino Industry, feels privileged to be elected as new board member of ECFA (European Children’s Film Association), Europe’s biggest networking platform for children’s cinema, young audience content and media education.
18-06-2021

Submission is Open for the 3rd Edition of Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum

Paprika Studios is thrilled to announce the call for submissions for the 3rd edition of the Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum, which will take place on August 30th, 2021 in Budapest, during the days of NATPE.
17-06-2021

NEM DUBROVNIK 2021 REVEALES FIRST SPEAKERS

TV market with a view is finally back for a live event, hosting representatives from pay-tvs, sports streamings, broadcasters and production companies The wait is over! After a year filled with virtual meetings, NEM Dubrovnik 2021 will once again gather leading key figures from the TV industry in one place.…
17-06-2021

FNE Visegrad 2021 Year of Recovery for Film and Television Industry Kicks Off in Bratislava With Live Panel and Online Podcast With Visegrad Decision Makers

Date: 29 June 2021 10:30-12:00 (CET): Pre-registration is required for access, details below. YR2021 kicks off with a live panel discussion in Bratislava hosted by Film New Europe (FNE) in cooperation with the Slovak Film Institute that will also appear online as a live podcast. It will also be available…
15-06-2021

MIDPOINT Writers' Room: Call for applications is open!

Learn to work in a professional writers' room!
14-06-2021

THE FOURTH EDITION OF CIRCLE WOMEN DOC ACCELERATOR 2021 KICKS OFF!

Twelve new participants and projects are announced!
09-06-2021

Slovenian minority co-production Morena in Cannes

The debut feature film Morena by the Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, co-produced by SPOK Films and Staragara from Slovenia, Antitalent from Croatia, and RT Features from Brazil, will have its world premiere in the Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des réalisateurs) programme of the Cannes Film Festival, taking place from 7…
09-06-2021

connecting cottbus - CALL FOR FEATURE FILM PROJECTS

Submissions are now open for connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market at the FilmFestival Cottbus on 3-5 November 2021.
08-06-2021

The world premiere of the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body at the Cannes Critics’ Week

Today, Cannes unveiled the Critics’ Week programme, which includes the Slovenian minority co-production Small Body, the debut feature of the Italian director Laura Samani that has qualified for the competition programme of seven selected films. On this occasion, the director stated the following: “If things do not have a name,…
08-06-2021

Ekofilm 2021 Film Submissions Deadline Extended

We are extending the film submission deadline to 47TH EKOFILM IFF 2021! The EKOFILM International Environmental Film Festival has extended the deadline for film submissions to June 30, 2021. If you were hesitating to submit your film to the festival and waiting until you could screen your film in the…
27-05-2021

ASTRA IS READY FOR A JOURNEY IN SPACE. SHOOTING OF A NEW FILM BY MICHAŁ ŁUBIŃSKI BEGAN

Spectacular and unbelievable adventures will happen in the real micro-world of stop-motion when 6-years old girl flies into space to save a sister! The universal story about sisterly love and the inevitable difficulty of life starts when Astra tries to stop Anna from participation in the dangerous mission. Yet nothing…
18-05-2021

The Spheres City - winner of the Open Frame Award, GoEast

The Spheres City x Tangible Utopias, the visionary VR franchise directed by Ioana Mischie,Wins the prestigious Open Frame Award, at goEast Film Festival 2021 Open Frame Award empowers VR pioneers The Spheres City, the first futuristic habitat of Tangible Utopias wins the Open Frame Award, at goEast Film Festival, becoming…
12-05-2021

Baltic Sea Docs 2021 announces call for projects

Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (BSD) is the most importantdocumentary training and pitching event in the Baltic countries, taking place in Riga, Latvia. The 25th edition is scheduled to take placein a hybrid form from 1 – 12 September 2021, with the industry events held mostly online. The call for…
10-05-2021

Georgian animation Film ABANDONED VILLAGE Voyage to France - Annecy, Paris and to the Czech Republic – Liberec!

At the Annecy International Animated Film festival, the jury selected film program from over 3,000 films from 95 countries. Among the favorites is Mariam Kapanadze's debut, 14 minute animated film "Abandoned Village" Official selection, in the Perpectives short films section. Studio Kvali XXIStudio Kvali XXI be present at the Annecy…
07-05-2021

CEE Animation Forum 2021: Winners Revealed

The CEE Animation Forum, the leading regional pitching, financing and co-production event, was held online from 26 April to 6 May 2021. The award ceremony marked the grand finale of the 2021 extended two-week edition showcasing 40 animated projects in 5 categories — selected from 116 submissions. International juries composed…
06-05-2021

Three Estonian features to premiere at the 43rd Moscow International Film Festival

Three Estonian co-productions are set to premiere at this years’ Moscow International Film Festival. Directorial debut features Goodbye, Soviet Union by Lauri Randla and Firebird by Peeter Rebane are chosen for the programme „Russian Trace“. The former had it’s world premiere at the A-list Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, followed…
21-04-2021

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

The submissions for the 2021 Kids Kino Industry, international co-production forum and networking event, are now open! We’re looking for new diverse, forward-thinking film and series ideas for today’s platform agnostic and savy generation of viewers to be presented in front of Decision Makers and Investors.
20-04-2021