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Tallinn Black Nights Fest announced the international competition programmes

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13th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) published today the competition programme. EurAsia competition programme which takes place sixth year presents 21 movies. Official competition programme EurAsia:   MOON / Dir: Duncan Jones / Great Britain NEM VAGYOK A BARATOD / I AM NOT YOUR FRIEND / Dir: György Palfi / Hungary ENTER THE VOID / Dir: Gaspar Noe / France, Germany KASI AZ KORBEHAYE IRANI KHABAR NADAREH / NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT PERSIAN CATS / Dir: Bah...

Film festivals in Estonia

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Are you looking for film festivals in Estonia? Use our country festival search engine to search by Call for entry, Date and Submission Fee. http://www.fest21.com/en/festivals?filter0=&filter1=&filter2=Estonia&filter3=**ALL**&filter4=**ALL** You can also search festivals accepting film submission on fest21.com ...

Countryside 35x45

Director: Evgeny Solomin.
Throughout the country old Soviet passports are being exchanged for the new Russian ones. A provincial photographer is traveling from one Siberian village to another taking 35x45 mm passport photos of the villagers. Thanks to a large number of clients and profound observation of countryside life the films turns into poetic story about world-view of people living in remote areas at the cross-roads of two cultures, of Soviet and modern Russian ones.

THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK winsVenice Europa Cinemas Label

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Alex van Warmerdam's THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK (De Laatste Dagen van Emma Blank) a Dutch/Belgian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors - the sixth year the Label has been awarded in the section.   THE LAST DAYS OF EMMA BLANK will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit ...

A Focus On The Environment

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  THE NECESSITIES OF LIFE (Canada) by Sandy Mandelberger, Festival Dailies Editor FESTROIA is set in the beautiful coastal city of Setubal, surrounded by water and mountains in the Sado region of Portugal. Its idyllic setting makes it a natural environment for a meditation of ecological issues and the Festival expresses its interest in a competition section entitled Man And His Environment.   This theme is expressed in the section in a combination of featur...

Telluride in action (September 4-7, 2009)

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Telluride Film Festival (September 4-7, 2009), presented by the National Film Preserve is proud to announce its 2009 Festival program. Twenty-four new feature films will play in the Festival's main program; eleven revivals including six programmed by 2009 Festival Guest Director Alexander Payne; twenty-nine short films; and ten documentaries will screen in the Backlot program.  Celebrating works from over twenty-five countries, Telluride Film Festival opens Friday, September 4 and runs throug...

Telluride Film Festival preview

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Telluride Film Festival (September 4-7, 2009), presented by the National Film Preserve is proud to announce its 2009 Festival program. Twenty-four new feature films will play in the Festival’s main program; eleven revivals including six programmed by 2009 Festival Guest Director Alexander Payne; twenty-nine short films; and ten documentaries will screen in the Backlot program. Celebrating works from over twenty-five countries, Telluride Film Festival opens Friday, September 4 and runs through...

Special Call for POLISH Filmmakers for KINOFILM

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Special Call for POLISH Filmmakers for KINOFILM KINOFILM, Manchester International Short Film Festival  Kinofilm announces a special Call for Entries for POLISH short films to its new European Short Film Festival in 2010.  The 11th edition of the Festival will take place in Manchester from 23rd - 28th February 2010, as a European Short Film Festival and invites submissions from all over Europe including former Eastern Europe and Baltic States.  Kinofilm is currently looking fo...

NICE-Festival: The Nordic Art & Culture Festival

NICE-Festival is a combined arts festival celebrating Nordic art and culture based in the North West of England, taking place from 19th November until 3rd December 2009, and subsequently every year within a similar time frame.

Our primary focus is to provide a showcase for contemporary Nordic art and culture through a series of events carried out in conjunction with the main cultural centers in the North West. NICE is setting the scene for long term collaborations, exchanges, cultural and economic development between the North West and the Nordic countries.

The NICE-Festival film programme will include a selection of feature film premieres, animations, documentaries, shorts, and artist film & video, taking place at FACT, Novas Contemporary Urban Centre, and other venues across Liverpool City Centre. Films featured will come from across the Nordic countries – Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden - to premiere in the North West, many of which will never have been seen in the UK before.

As well as working with our partner venues, NICE will be collaborating on a unique event with Liverpool’s LGBTI film festival, Outsiders, and is proud to be working with the Finnish Film Foundation, AV-Arkki, the Icelandic Film Centre, the Estonian Film Foundation and the Swedish Film Institute. On top of this, NICE-Festival welcomes submissions of short films to be part of the festival's moving image programme: films will be selected to screen as part of a shorts programme at Novas Contemporary Urban Centre and / or before our feature films at FACT.

On top of this, NICE-Festival welcomes submissions of short films to be part of the festival's moving image programme: films will be selected to screen as part of a shorts programme at Novas Contemporary Urban Centre and / or before our feature films at FACT.

NICE-Festival accepts all genres and types of moving image works - narrative and artist video, live action and animation, fiction and documentary. Entries can be shot or created on any format, but must be available to be screened on the formats specified below. Films must be produced within the following countries, or must be co-produced between the UK and the following countries: Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Contact Film Programme Director Melanie.Iredale@nice-festival.com for details.

LA PIVELLINA wins Cannes Europa Cinema label

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel's LA PIVELLINA, an Austrian/Italian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors' Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors - the seventh year the Label has been awarded in the section. LA PIVELLINA will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional ...

LA PIVELLINA wins Cannes Europa Cinema label

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Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel’s LA PIVELLINA, an Austrian/Italian co-production, has been awarded the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Directors’ Fortnight section of the Cannes Film Festival, it was announced today by a jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors – the seventh year the Label has been awarded in the section.LA PIVELLINA will now receive the support of the Europa Cinemas exhibitors who commit themselves to extend the length of its run on screen and additional pr...

Arsenals 2010 - call for entry

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The next Riga International Film forum Arsenals will be held from 17th to 26th of September 2010. It offers different sections: International Film Competition (author cinema features, docs, animations), Baltic Film Competition (all genres` films from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), World Panorama and special thematic programmes and retrospectives. The main prize of the International Film Competition is 10 000 USD. Film submission to the festival is free. Film call for entry start day: 01...

Seventh Cannes fr Europa Cinema

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OVER SEVEN YEARS THE LABEL HAS SUCCESSFULLY SUPPORTED 20 EUROPEAN FILMS   Europa Cinemas Exhibitors' Cannes meeting (May 16)  to analyse 2008 results across Europe and the further development of Europa Cinemas International into Latin America, Asia and the Mediterranean zone   Further supporting its ongoing campaign to promote European films, Europa Cinemas will return once again to this year's Cannes Film Festival, awarding its Label to the best European film ...

FIPRESCI Awards at Berlinale

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Berlinale ran February 5 to 15, 2009 The jury awarded films in the International Competition, in the Panorama Section and in the International Forum of New Cinema. International Competition: "The Milk of Sorrow" (La teta asustada) by Claudia Llosa (Peru/Spain, 2009). Panorama: "North" (Nord) by Rune Denstadt Langlo (Norway 2009). International Forum of New Cinema: "Love Exposure" (Ai no mukidashi) by Sono Sion (Japan, 2008). The Jury was composed of...

International Film Guide Launch At Berlinale

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Tuesday, 10 February----The 45th edition of the INTERNATIONAL FILM GUIDE, the definite yearbook of world cinema, had its first international exposure this wee, at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival. The Guide, again edited by film scholar Ian Haydn Smith and published by Wallflower Press, the largest independent film book publisher in the UK, was first published in 1963, and enjoys an unrivalled reputation as the most authoritative and trusted source of information on contemporary world...

The 2009 New York Jewish Film Festival conclusion

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Concluding on January 29th after a two week run at Lincoln's Center Walter Read Theater and other venues, the 18th annual Jewish Film Festival presented 32 features and shorts from 17 countries. Covering aspects of past and present Jewish (and Israeli) experience, most of these productions had their New York premiere. Among the about 60 Jewish Film Festivals in the United States, the New York festival is rather influential and trend setting given its location and a captive Jewish audience. T...

Magma - International Short Film Festival 2009

Magma has always focused exclusively on the short film, considering it as a separate art form, as a format allowing the experimentation of new styles and the creation of new trends. The festival offers a chance of visibility for high-value works that are often precluded from the main distribution channels. Its aim is to build a bridge between the audience and the endless forms of expression of the short format.

 

Pärnu Int. Documentary And Anthropology Film Festival

The Pärnu Int. Documentary Film Festival, founded in 1987, is the oldest annual film festival in Estonia.
The aim of the festival in general is to support cultural survival of peoples. Only documentary films of high value and quality, recording human activities in social, historical or ecological context are accepted for competition screenings.
Main subjects: Human Interest, Social Issues, Art, Music, Culture, Survival of Indigenous Cultures, Docs for Kids, Author's POV.
The festival is held every July.
An international jury awards the grand prix for the best film.
Since 1999, a separate competition has been held for films, what will be broadcast in Estonian Television (Estonian People's Award).

Animation Film Festival Animated Dreams

"Animated Dreams" is the one & only international animation film festival in Estonia. Adding variety to competition entries, numerous special programs are being organised as well.

Riga International Film forum Arsenals

Riga International Film festival Arsenals is being organized biennially in September. It offers different sections: International Film Competition (author cinema features, docs, animations), Baltic Film Competition (all genres` films from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), World Panorama and special thematic programmes and retrospectives.The main prize of the International Film Competition is 10 000 USD.


 

Carice van Houten guest at "Romance in a Can" Fest

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Carice van Houten, the acclaimed Dutch film star who is currently starring opposite Tom Cruise in the hit movie "Valkyrie" and who electrified audiences as the German Jewish resistance fighter Rachel Stein in the 2007 film "Black Book," will be the special guest at the Third Annual "Romance in a Can" Film Festival, presented by Eurocinema February 6 through February 15 at indoor and outdoor venues throughout the greater Miami area. Twenty-one independent first-run foreign feature films, starrin...

Animacam Awards: International Festival Animation On Line,

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Animacam, International Festival Animation On Line, closed its First Edition the past December 21, winters solstice, spreading in www.animacam.tv the Winners 2008 of the 11 awarded movies. From June the 23 until October the first we had travelled together an intense road. With more than 75.000 visits at the website and the participation of 164 films coming from 33 countries (Saudit Arabia, Germany, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Croatia...

CineMart selects 36 film projects

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38th International Film Festival Rotterdam 21 January – 1 February 2009 CineMart selects 36 film projects for the 26th edition of the co-production market From almost 500 submissions, 36 international film projects have been selected to be presented at CineMart (25 - 29 January 2009) to an expected 850 international producers, sales agents, distributors and funds. The selection includes project by Zhang Yuan (EAST PALACE, WEST PALACE), Erik Skjoldbjærg (INSOMNIA), Ruben Östlund (INVOLUNTA...

The Ex Oriente Film workshop - made for docu makers

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The Ex Oriente Film workshop is a training program that supports the development and funding of creative documentary films in the entire region of Central and Eastern Europe. During three sessions that take place over the course of one year, filmmakers and producers receive assistance from experienced European producers, directors, trainers, AV experts and TV commissioning editors in order to develop their story, draft a financing strategy for their project and find international partners. Ex Or...

Baltic Event Introduces New VOD Platforms

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Saturday, December 6------One of the most interesting presentations held at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival's Baltic Event was the introduction of 4 new Video On Demand (VOD) services based in Europe and focusing on the alternative distribution of European cinema. The sessions focused on the profiles of the services, what kind of content they currently feature and plan to add in the coming months and how their business plans work vis a vis independent producers.   Modera...
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