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The industry is finally transitioning back to normality, with a busy festival season ahead. While keeping a close eye on the tragic war unfolding in Ukraine and its effects on the audiovisual industry, Cineuropa continues to provide extensive coverage of the European film business, including the most important summer festivals - Karlovy Vary, Locarno and Venice.

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Cineuropa asks the experts: “Why is piracy increasing in the Nordic countries?” - 28/06/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 28/06/2022
Cineuropa asks the experts: “Why is piracy increasing in the Nordic countries?”
According to the latest figures published by Mediavision, 17% of all people aged 15-74 in the region illegally streamed or downloaded films and TV episodes last month

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - Collaborate to Innovate announces the 13 new projects selected for its second edition - 01/07/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 01/07/2022
Collaborate to Innovate announces the 13 new projects selected for its second edition
Initiated by Europa Cinemas with the support of Creative Europe in 2021, the flagship scheme backs outstanding innovative and collaborative exhibition projects

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability - Locarno launches brand-new Green Film Fund, WWF-backed award - 01/07/2022

Green Industry Initiatives and Sustainability – 01/07/2022
Locarno launches brand-new Green Film Fund, WWF-backed award
The Swiss gathering has announced the creation of a new prize, the Pardo Verde, and commits to providing financial support for films tackling environmental issues

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming - “It’s time to stand up for your rights,” say creators at the latest European Audiovisual Observatory conference - 30/06/2022

Distribution, Exhibition and Streaming – 30/06/2022
“It’s time to stand up for your rights,” say creators at the latest European Audiovisual Observatory conference
The panellists discussed the challenges of getting fair remuneration for their work and how their respective markets deal with the growing influence of streaming platforms

Produce – Co-Produce... - Iceland raises its film refund incentive from 25% to 35% for major productions - 29/06/2022

Produce – Co-Produce... – 29/06/2022
Iceland raises its film refund incentive from 25% to 35% for major productions
Announced by Film in Iceland on 16 June, the provision is set to boost the country’s attractiveness as a place for filming large film and TV projects

New Media - Rosie May Bird Smith • Director of Herd Immunity - 28/06/2022

New Media – 28/06/2022
Rosie May Bird Smith • Director of Herd Immunity
We sat down with the winner of the Papaya Young Creators competition, who delivered a compelling two-minute short about a man who falls victim to fake news

Film Festival Trends - The Panoramica catalogue brings Spanish films to international festivals - 24/06/2022

Film Festival Trends – 24/06/2022
The Panoramica catalogue brings Spanish films to international festivals
A selection of titles from emerging Spanish cinema is made available for film screenings via this platform, coordinated by Xavier G Puerto

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Co-Production Podcast

Episode 31: Beanie (Slovenia/Croatia/ Luxembourg/Slovakia) - 28/06/2022

28/06/2022
Episode 31: Beanie (Slovenia/Croatia/ Luxembourg/Slovakia)
The producers of the film by Slobodan Maksimović are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 30: Theater of Violence (Denmark/Germany) - 21/06/2022

21/06/2022
Episode 30: Theater of Violence (Denmark/Germany)
The producers of the documentary by Emil Langballe and Lukasz Konopa are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 29: Motherhood (France/Canada/Tunisia) - 20/06/2022

20/06/2022
Episode 29: Motherhood (France/Canada/Tunisia)
The producers of Meryam Joober's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Ji.hlava edition: Mara (France/Russia) - 01/06/2022

01/06/2022
Ji.hlava edition: Mara (France/Russia)
The producers of the mid-length documentary by Sasha Kulak are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 28: The Open Body (Spain/Portugal) - 28/04/2022

28/04/2022
Episode 28: The Open Body (Spain/Portugal)
The producers of Ángeles Huerta's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 27: Ordinary Failures (Czech Republic/Hungary/Italy) - 08/04/2022

08/04/2022
Episode 27: Ordinary Failures (Czech Republic/Hungary/Italy)
The producers of Cristina Grosan's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 26: A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On (Albania/Greece/Kosovo/Portugal) - 08/03/2022

08/03/2022
Episode 26: A Cup of Coffee and New Shoes On (Albania/Greece/Kosovo/Portugal)
The producers of Gentian Koçi's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Episode 25: Strandzha (Germany/Bulgaria) - 22/02/2022

22/02/2022
Episode 25: Strandzha (Germany/Bulgaria)
The producers of Hristova Pepa's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support

Photogalleries

Cannes 2022 – Photogalleries - 19/05/2022

19/05/2022
Cannes 2022 – Photogalleries
After two difficult years, the international film industry is finally back on the Croisette for a new, crowded edition of the Cannes Film Festival and its Marché du Film, unspooling from 17-28 May. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photo galleries

European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery - 12/02/2022

12/02/2022
European Shooting Stars 2022 – Photogallery
The Shooting Stars are back at the Berlinale! Discover this year's ten emerging European talents who will be presented to the international press, the industry and the public in an exclusive hybrid programme organised by the German festival

Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries - 10/02/2022

10/02/2022
Berlinale 2022 – Photogalleries
After unspooling virtually owing to the pandemic crisis last year, the Berlinale is now back to its physical format from 10-20 February. Discover the festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries - 02/12/2021

02/12/2021
Cinémamed 2021 – Photogalleries
Organised from 2-12 December, the Mediterranean Brussels film festival is back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European and Mediterranean films. Among the directors presented, Marco Bellocchio, Nabil Ayouch, Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, Clara Roquet, Tony Gatlif, Jonas Carpignano and many others. Check out our photogalleries here

Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries - 13/11/2021

13/11/2021
Black Nights 2021 – Photogalleries
One of the most prestigious gatherings of the Nordic-Baltic region, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival is set to brighten the dark Estonian winter from 12-28 November with a raft of new independent titles and a rich line-up of industry events. Discover this year’s festival highlights in our exclusive photogalleries

Lecce 2021 – Photogallery - 09/11/2021

09/11/2021
Lecce 2021 – Photogallery
Unspooling from 6-13 November, Lecce European Film Festival is finally back to its physical format and ready to celebrate the best European titles of the year. Check out our photogalleries here

Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery - 23/10/2021

23/10/2021
Cinemed 2021 – Photogallery
One of the most important showcases of Mediterranean cinema, the 43rd edition of Montpellier's Cinemed ran from 15-23 October. Discover this year's festival highlights in our exclusive photogallery

Rome 2021 – Photogalleries - 17/10/2021

17/10/2021
Rome 2021 – Photogalleries
The 16th edition of Rome Film Fest, running from 14-24 October, presented 23 new titles in its main competition. Discover our exclusive photogalleries from some of this year's red carpets

Interviews

Karel Och • Artistic director, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Karel Och • Artistic director, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The head honcho of the largest Czech film gathering talks about the festival’s evolution, new initiatives, national cinema and welcoming Ukrainian films

Martin Kuba • Director of Vinland

Martin Kuba • Director of Vinland
The Czech director's film is a timely and intense story of migrant workers that blends the political and the personal, soon to screen in EFP’s Future Frames

Silvia Martínez • Business development manager, Valladolid Trade Fair Centre

Silvia Martínez • Business development manager, Valladolid Trade Fair Centre
We talked to one of the key organisers of this event, which brings together location managers and shooting locations, and which will be held in October at the Valladolid Trade Fair Centre

Max Ovaska • Director of Carrier

Max Ovaska • Director of Carrier
As he prepares to take part in EFP's Future Frames and screen his film, we talk to the Finnish director about filming on ferries and breaking stereotypes about pregnant women

Alica Bednáriková • Director of Liquid Bread

Alica Bednáriková • Director of Liquid Bread
Cineuropa talks to the Slovak director as she prepares for her film to screen as part of EFP's Future Frames

Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival

Ingibjörg Halldórsdóttir • Co-founder, IceDocs Iceland Documentary Film Festival
The fourth edition of the Akranes-based documentary festival wrapped on 26 June, and we chatted to one of its co-founders about this year's iteration and the future of the gathering

Enric Ribes • Director of Singing on the Rooftops

Enric Ribes • Director of Singing on the Rooftops
In his debut feature, the Catalan director combines fiction and reality to portray Gilda Love, a nonagenarian transvestite, a resident of Barcelona's El Raval neighbourhood

Natja Brunckhorst • Director of Mostly Minimalistic

Natja Brunckhorst • Director of Mostly Minimalistic
The directorial debut by the German actress, producer and scriptwriter focuses on objects and how they can make us feel good as well as bad

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