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The members of European Film Promotion (EFP) have accepted the applications of the Lithuanian Film Centre (LFC) and the Estonian Film Institute (EFI) to become individual members of EFP.
Until now, the three Baltic film institutes had been represented in EFP through the umbrella organisation Baltic Films. It was recently decided that every country should be free to become an individual member of EFP. With the decision taken at the EF...
DEFC (Documentary and Experimental Film Center) is the main center for production, distribution and promotion of fiction, documentary, animation and experimental films in the Middle East.
During last years, we have produced and promoted also the first and second long feature films of young, talented cineastes, among them: “Bitter Dream” ( Mohsen Amir Yousefi) 2 prizes in Cannes 2004, quinzen des realisateurs and selected and won prizes in more than 40 international film fest...
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Video capture of the first meeting of the Association.
The American Film Market (AFM®) presented the Marketing Conference by holding two sessions focused on Crowd Sourcing Your Audience and Demystifying Film Festivals.
The first session, Crowd Sourcing Your Audience, discussed how successful producers are discovering the latest tools to building and activating a target audience by using social media to aggregate potential audiences before and during production. The keynote address was given by Nicholas Gonda (Tugg In...
Veteran film, stage and television actor and native West Virginian, David Selby and a management team of three others have announced they are developing an equity based management investment fund to encourage film production in West Virginia.
West Virginia film producer Jeff Tinnell, of The Alleghany Image Factory, will act as CEO of the company. Joining the management team are film financing veteran John Michaels, production and financial structure specialist, and Lynne Schwabe, direct...
Studio 100 Film makes its initial debut at the American Film Market as a full service production, sales and distribution company. The recently launched new film division, part of international children’s production and distribution company Studio 100 Media GmbH based in Munich, will be offering a slate of family oriented animated films kicking off with its flagship project Maya The Bee – Movie. Alongside Maya The Bee – Movie, Studio 100 Film ...
The launch of the 9th Crossroads Co-Production Forum, which is part of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival Agora Industry section, took place on Wednesday, November 6, at the Electra Palace hotel, in the context of the 54th TIFF. Festival Director Dimitri Eipides attended the event.
In his opening speech, Mr. Eipides said: “I welcome you all, and I must say I share your anxiety! The most wonderful thing is that older projects return as full featu...
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In a measure designed to boost the Netherlands’ attractiveness to international filmmakers, the Dutch Cabinet yesterday announced the allocation of an extra €20m to the Dutch film industry, starting 2014. The additional incentive follows a parliamentary motion by MPs Bergkamp (D66) and Monasch (PvdA) that called for a study into the effectiveness of film measures already in place across numerous other territories, designed to attract inward investment from the international film com...
The 2013 American Film Market will welcome more than one hundred distributors, producers and executives from more than fifty companies across all disciplines of the film industry from mainland China. Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director of the American Film Market and Executive Vice President of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, made the announcement today.
Chinese companies attending the American Film Market include:
Airmedia Group; Beijing Asian Union Cult...
The first day of the workshops for young producers has just ended. The first part of the meeting was dedicated to the discussion on the topic of the connections between theoreticians and the persons that create films.
These often hard relations were discussed by Marcin Adamczyk – off filmmaker in the 90s, author of the book “Globalne Hollywood, filmowa Europa i polskie kino po 1989 roku” (Global Holywood, Cinematic Europe and Polish Cin...
Indie Star Award is given annually at the American Film Festival in Wrocław, Poland to established independent US filmmakers to serve as signposts to new emerging talent. The first two awardees were directors Todd Solondz and Jerry Schatzberg.
At this year's event (22-27 Oct 2013), the Award will be given to Christine Vachon, producer and co-founder of the cult production company Killer Films, who has been called the "godmother to the politically committed film". Among Vachon...
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Nicolas Gonda, Producer and Co-Founder of Tugg Inc, will deliver the Keynote Address at the American Film Market’s Marketing Conference on Monday, November 11th. The 2013 American Film Market (AFM), the world’s largest motion-picture trade show, takes place November 6th – 13th in Santa Monica.
As a producer, Gonda has worked with Terrence Malick on The Tree of Life and To the Wonder. He has several projects in various stages of production, which include p...
Today the Netherlands Film Festival announced the winning projects of the Netherlands Production Platform, the coproduction market for European film projects that are presented to a select group of film professionals and potential film financiers. The aim of the Platform is to launch these projects by encouraging networking and collaboration among relevant representatives in the film industry. A selection was made from over 80 submissions and includes 23 projects from 15 different countries.
Six projects selected for this year’s US in Progress Wrocław
US in Progress Wrocław is a two-day works-in-progress event targeted at American independent filmmakers and European buyers. It presents independent US films in final production stages to European buyers, post-production houses and festivals in order to help them achieve completion and to foster the circulation and distribution of American indie films in Europe.
The two days of exclusive screenings (behind closed doors, for...