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Ventotene Film Festival as a symbol of a united Europe

Ventotene Film Festival as a symbol of a united Europe

Two Swiss films in competition for the Golden Leopard

Two Swiss films in competition for the Golden Leopard

Creative Europe Guarantee Facility: the selection of financial intermediaries begins

Creative Europe Guarantee Facility: the selection of financial intermediaries begins

Shoot just around the corner for Cornelius, The Howling Miller

Shoot just around the corner for Cornelius, The Howling Miller

Embrace of the Serpent sweeps the Platino Awards

Embrace of the Serpent sweeps the Platino Awards

The third edition of the awards gave seven trophies to the stunning film by Colombia’s Ciro Guerra  

25/07 | Awards | Spain/Latin America

Carlo Chatrian  • Director, Locarno Film Festival

Interview: Carlo Chatrian • Director, Locarno Film Festival

“The challenge is to show works that are strong enough to take on a huge screen”

Carlo Chatrian, the artistic director of the Locarno International Film Festival, talks to us about the 69th edition  

25/07

The line-up of the 31st International Critics’ Week unveiled

The line-up of the 31st International Critics’ Week unveiled

The Critics’ Union has unveiled the programme for the parallel and independent section of the festival, which will be held from 31 August-10 September  

25/07 | Venice 2016 | International Critics’ Week

Odessa’s Grand Prix Golden Duke goes to Chanya Button’s Burn Burn Burn

Odessa’s Grand Prix Golden Duke goes to Chanya Button’s Burn Burn Burn

Illegitimate, Death by Death and The Nest of the Turtledove also went home with awards  

25/07 | Odessa 2016 | Awards

The Nest of the Turtledove: Leaving, then coming back

The Nest of the Turtledove: Leaving, then coming back

Ukrainian director Taras Tkachenko uses his first film, which won the Award for Best Ukrainian Feature at Odessa, to tackle the subject of economic migration through a story about returning home  

25/07 | Odessa 2016

Shooting starts for Elsa Diringer’s Luna

Shooting starts for Elsa Diringer’s Luna

The director’s first feature film, an Ex Nihilo production to be sold by Pyramide, features a cast headed up by Laëtitia Clément and Rod Paradot  

25/07 | Production | France

Mira Fornay eyes the episodic format

Mira Fornay eyes the episodic format

The Carpathian Beast might be the Slovakian filmmaker’s shot at quality TV  

25/07 | Television | Slovakia

The Venice 73, Orizzonti and Lion of the Future juries unveiled

The Venice 73, Orizzonti and Lion of the Future juries unveiled

Chairs Sam Mendes, Robert Guédiguian and Kim Rossi Stuart will be flanked by eight, six and four jury members, respectively  

25/07 | Venice 2016 | Juries

Toni Erdmann wins at the European Film Festival Palić

Toni Erdmann wins at the European Film Festival Palić

The Best Director Award went to Cristian Mungiu, while Lily Lane was crowned Best Film in the Eastern European section  

25/07 | Festivals | Serbia

Ventotene Film Festival as a symbol of a united Europe

Ventotene Film Festival as a symbol of a united Europe

This year sees an important addition to the festival: the International #Open Frontiers# Competition, reserved for docufilms on integration. The Vento d’Europe Prize goes to Silvia Costa  

22/07 | Festivals | Italy

Two Swiss films in competition for the Golden Leopard

Two Swiss films in competition for the Golden Leopard

There are a lot of Swiss films in the various sections of this year’s edition of the festival, from the International Competition to Piazza Grande and Filmmakers of the Present  

22/07 | Locarno 2016 | Switzerland

Creative Europe Guarantee Facility: the selection of financial intermediaries begins

Creative Europe Guarantee Facility: the selection of financial intermediaries begins

The European Investment Fund has launched the procedure for selecting financial intermediaries that may benefit from the guarantee mechanism for cultural and creative sectors  

22/07 | Industry | Europe

Shoot just around the corner for Cornelius, The Howling Miller

Shoot just around the corner for Cornelius, The Howling Miller

The feature debut by Yann Le Quellec, an adaptation of the Arto Paasilinna novel, produced by Agat Films, sees Bonaventure Gacon and Anaïs Demoustier among the cast  

22/07 | Production | France

Ten days of films at Wroclaw

Ten days of films at Wroclaw

393 films from more than 50 countries, including 94 features having their Polish premiere, will be on show at the 16th New Horizons International Film Festival, which runs from 21-31 July  

22/07 | Festivals | Poland

ALBAScript announces selected screenplays

ALBAScript announces selected screenplays

The three-day workshop aiming to help Albanian film professionals’ script development will be held in Pogradec from 1-3 August  

22/07 | Industry | Albania

A Monster Calls to be presented at San Sebastián

A Monster Calls to be presented at San Sebastián

The new movie by JA Bayona will form part of the Official Section (out of competition) at the Basque festival, which will bestow the Donostia Award upon lead actress Sigourney Weaver  

22/07 | San Sebastián 2016

People Who Are Not Me to represent Israel at Locarno

People Who Are Not Me to represent Israel at Locarno

Hadas ben Aroya’s feature debut stands out as the only Israeli production being screened at the Swiss festival  

20/07 | Locarno 2016 | Israel

Romanian box office grows by 14% in the first semester

Romanian box office grows by 14% in the first semester

The most popular domestic release was Cristian Mungiu's Graduation  

22/07 | Box office | Romania

An international cast for Ulysses by Federico Alotto

An international cast for Ulysses by Federico Alotto

Filming is under way in Turin for Federico Alotto’s psychological thriller, which is based on Homer’s classic and features Danny Glover and Udo Kier alongside the protagonist Andrea Zirio  

20/07 | Production | Italy

Venice Days and Bridging the Dragon for the China Film Forum at Venice

Venice Days and Bridging the Dragon for the China Film Forum at Venice

Venice Days and Bridging the Dragon, together with Doc.it, promote the 3rd edition of the China Film Forum, to be held at Venice on 2 September, dedicated to creative projects linking Europe and China  

20/07 | Venice 2016

Slovakia’s Marko Škop to tackle extremism and xenophobia in his next project

Slovakia’s Marko Škop to tackle extremism and xenophobia in his next project

The filmmaker is readying the script for his sophomore fiction feature, Let There Be Light  

20/07 | Production | Slovakia

Sarajevo announces its Competition Programmes and In Focus line-ups

Sarajevo announces its Competition Programmes and In Focus line-ups

The gathering made the selections public at a press conference held earlier today  

20/07 | Sarajevo 2016 | Competition Programmes/In Focus

Shooting set to begin for 120 battements par minute

Shooting set to begin for 120 battements par minute

Robin Campillo brings together a cast led by Nahuel Perez Biscayart and Adèle Haenel for this third feature, a Les Films de Pierre production to be sold by Films Distribution  

20/07 | Production | France

An impressive German line-up for Locarno

An impressive German line-up for Locarno

Germany will be a major protagonist at the 69th edition of the festival, with 3 (co-)productions in competition, 2 on the Piazza, a 70-film retrospective, a career award, a jury president and more  

20/07 | Locarno 2016 | Germany

The Sarajevo Film Festival unveils its Documentary Competition Programme

The Sarajevo Film Festival unveils its Documentary Competition Programme

Four world premieres join a slew of international, regional and national premieres in the documentary line-up  

20/07 | Sarajevo 2016 | Documentary Competition

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