'Gentle Monster' wins top prize at Jerusalem's Sam Spiegel International Film Lab

Anna Nemes and Laszlo Csuja’s female body building drama won award worth $50,000. Hungarian writer-directors Anna Nemes and Laszlo Csuja’s female body building drama Gentle Monster has scooped the ...

Michael Barker Receives Honorary Award at Jerusalem’s Sam Spiegel Lab

Michael Barker Receives Honorary Award at Jerusalem’s Sam Spiegel Lab Michael Barker, the lauded co-president and co-founder of Sony Pictures Classics, was celebrated with an honorary career tribute in Jerusalem as part of the Sam Spiegel International Film Lab. ...

New Lucrecia Martel title among 14 projects selected for Rotterdam's Hubert Bals Fund

12 titles for script and development; two titles on the co-production scheme. International Film Festival Rotterdam (Iffr)’s Hubert Bals Fund (Hbf) has selected 14 projects for its 2019 spring ...

Venice confirms 47 projects for Gap-Financing Market

Feature, documentary, Vr, TV projects set for Venice industry strand. Venice Film Festival industry strand Venice Production Bridge has confirmed the 47 projects that will take part in this year’s ...

'Elle' producer boards Karlovy Vary work in progress projects

'Elle' producer boards Karlovy Vary work in progress projects Volcano, Brighton 4 are currently in post-production. Michel Merkt has signed on as a producer on works in progress 2017 films Volcano and Brighton 4. Volcano is directed by Roman Bondarchuk and ...

'Elle' producer acquires Karlovy Vary work in progress projects

'Elle' producer acquires Karlovy Vary work in progress projects Volcano, Brighton 4 are currently in post-production. Swiss producer Michel Merkt has acquired Volcano and Brighton 4 at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Volcano is directed by Roman ...

Idfa unveils 2016 line-up

Alberdi, Grude, Lozinski and Koguashvili set to compete in main competition. The International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (Idfa) has unveiled the line-up for its 29th edition, which is set to ...

Odessa 2016: House of Others review

★★★★☆ If there was an award for best newcomer in world cinema then Georgia would be a great outside bet. In recent years, films like Rusudan Chkonia's Keep Smiling, Levan Koguashvili's Blind Dates and ...

Karlovy Vary unveils industry line-up, projects

Amazon Studios’ Ted Hope to reveal “vision for film”; works in progress winner to receive new award worth more than $100,000. Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (July 1-9) has announced its ...

'Son of Saul' wins at Zagreb Film Festival

Croatian event moved to November for the first time, excluded documentary programme to strengthen the industry section. The 13th Zagreb Film Festival (Nov 14-22) saw Lászlo Nemes’ Cannes Grand Prix ...

'The Lesson' wins four in Sofia

'The Lesson' wins four in Sofia The Lesson by co-directors Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov was the big winner at this year’s Sofia International Film Festival in Bulgaria. The duo’s feature debut became the second Bulgarian ...

Blind Dates wins at Zagreb Film Festival

Blind Dates wins at Zagreb Film Festival Slovenian film Karpotrotter wins best documentary; No One’s Child gets audience awardScroll down for full list of winners The 12th Zagreb Film Festival (Oct 19-26) ended with Georgian director Levan ...

European Film Awards: Vogt, Östlund, Pawlikowski, Zvyagintsev , Glazer & Ceylan Among 50 Contenders

This year’s European Film Awards are officially out of the gates with a not so lean 50 film submissions to select from. The 27th edition collects titles that date back to last year’s Venice and ...

Efa unveils 50-strong selection

More than 30 European countries represented in the line-up.Scroll down for list in full The 50 films recommended for a nomination for the European Film Awards (EFAs) have been unveiled. The European ...

Oscars 2015 : Best Foreign Language Film Contenders - Europe Part 1

Early predictions have emerged for most Academy Award categories. As the studios reveal their hopeful offers to be released in the final months of the year, the speculation increases. But despite all ...

MH17 tragedy overshadows Odessa

MH17 tragedy overshadows Odessa Talya Lavie’s Zero Motivation won the Grand Prix at this year’s Odessa International Film Festival (Oiff), overshadowed in its final days by the shooting down of a Malaysian Airways plane. Lavie’s ...

Malaysian Airways tragedy overshadows Odessa awards

Malaysian Airways tragedy overshadows Odessa awards Talya Lavie’s Zero Motivation won the Grand Prix at this year’s Odessa International Film Festival (Oiff), overshadowed in its final days by the shooting down of a Malaysian Airways plane. Lavie’s ...

Karlovy Vary 2014 Review: Corn Island, A Poetic Contemplation On Humanism

The flourishing festival runs of the coming of age drama In Bloom, directed by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß, and Levan Koguashvili´s comedy drama Blind Dates hint at a brighter future for ...

Sarajevo unveils official selection

The Sarajevo Film Festival has unveiled the line-up for its 20th edition which runs August 15-23. The 20th Sarajevo Film Festival (Aug 15-23) has announced its official selection. Among nine films in ...

Karlovy Vary unveils Works in Progress

Karlovy Vary unveils Works in Progress A dark animated take on The Little Mermaid and the urban legend of a teenage serial killer in 1960s Poland prove stand outs at Kviff’s Works in Progress event.Scroll down for full list Central and ...

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