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12 European film funds join forces for Ukrainian Films Now

Cannes 2022 – Marché du Film

12 European film funds join forces for Ukrainian Films Now

The fundraising and networking event will unspool at Cannes and aims to back Ukrainian films currently in post-production  

16 May 2022

Pierre-Emmanuel Fleurantin & Jérémy Zelnik • Co-Directors, Coprocity

"This is how we can offer quality and boast appeal"

Pierre-Emmanuel Fleurantin & Jérémy Zelnik • Co-Directors, Coprocity

We met with the heads of the Coprocity platform, a professional tool successfully initiated in summer 2021 which is now introducing a Best Project prize  

10 May 2022

Is collaboration possible between public funds and streaming platforms?

Incontri Film Conference 2022

Is collaboration possible between public funds and streaming platforms?

Meetings#11 hosted a panel discussion in which producers and representatives of public funds reflected on the position to take vis-a-vis streaming giants and the subject of financing works  

06 May 2022

The Nordisk Film & TV Fond’s latest report defines 2021 as “a year of strife, dialogue and glory”

Industry / Market - Norway

The Nordisk Film & TV Fond’s latest report defines 2021 as “a year of strife, dialogue and glory”

The Oslo-based body registered a record number of applications for fiction projects, invested 126.25 million Norwegian crowns (€12.83 million) and increased its backing of documentaries by 20%  

04 May 2022

Ukrainian media companies launch a $20 million content fund to help the country’s TV industry

Industry / Market - Ukraine

Ukrainian media companies launch a $20 million content fund to help the country’s TV industry

The initiative, spearheaded by FILM.UA’s Kateryna Vyshnevska, is seeking investment from global industry players  

19 April 2022

Francesco Giai Via  • Head of Studies, Alpi Film Lab

“Environmental sustainability and gender equality should be seen as part of our new professional DNA”

Francesco Giai Via • Head of Studies, Alpi Film Lab

We chatted with Head of Studies Francesco Giai Via who’s overseeing this programme on Italian-French co-production, the second edition of which kicks off on 8 April with a first workshop in Annecy  

08 April 2022

Ukrainian filmmaker Maryna El Gorbach talks through the making of her war drama Klondike

Vilnius 2022 - Meeting Point Vilnius

Ukrainian filmmaker Maryna El Gorbach talks through the making of her war drama Klondike

The Meeting Point case study delved into the creative process behind a “hand-made” film which aimed “to bring a world war to the audience”  

07 April 2022

In Vilnius, industry representatives discuss how the war in Ukraine is affecting Europe’s audiovisual industry

Vilnius 2022 - Meeting Point Vilnius

In Vilnius, industry representatives discuss how the war in Ukraine is affecting Europe’s audiovisual industry

The event, organised by Meeting Point, aimed at finding a common ground and shared actions to support Ukrainian filmmakers  

07 April 2022

Icelandic producer-director Baltasar Kormákur builds two new studios near Reykjavik

Industry / Market - Iceland

Icelandic producer-director Baltasar Kormákur builds two new studios near Reykjavik

The complex, located in Gufunes, near the sea, will also host post-production facilities, office spaces, sound stages, and apartments for filmmakers and crew  

31 March 2022

Netflix set to open new office in Poland

Industry / Market - USA/Poland

Netflix set to open new office in Poland

The new branch will serve as a hub for the streaming giant’s Central and Eastern European productions  

31 March 2022

340 feature films produced by France in 2021

Industry / Market - France

340 feature films produced by France in 2021

French production bounced back admirably last year, but full recovery will only come with the return to normal cinema admission numbers and the wellbeing of independent distributors  

29 March 2022

Malta launches revamped, “bolder and better” cash rebate

Industry / Market - Malta

Malta launches revamped, “bolder and better” cash rebate

The archipelago’s film commission has launched an increased 40% cash-rebate programme for international audiovisual productions  

25 March 2022

Tomas Eskilsson • Author of Public Film Funding at a Crossroads

“Over time, more public film financiers have developed a more complex and perhaps more nuanced approach to global streaming services”

Tomas Eskilsson • Author of Public Film Funding at a Crossroads

The film producer answered a few questions about his report on public financing, recently published by Sweden’s Film i Väst  

24 March 2022

The Icelandic Film Centre unveils its ambitious 2020-2030 Film Policy

Institutions / Legislation - Iceland

The Icelandic Film Centre unveils its ambitious 2020-2030 Film Policy

The document, now available in English, identifies four main goals to bring the Icelandic industry to the next level as well as a series of concrete actions to pursue them  

17 March 2022

Edith Sepp • CEO, Estonian Film Institute

“Platforms are like what US-based studios used to be”

Edith Sepp • CEO, Estonian Film Institute

The CEO of Estonia’s national film agency answered some questions about the body’s schemes and activities, and shared her takes on Film i Väst’s recent study on public funding  

16 March 2022

“To sleep or not to sleep with the enemy?” That is the question asked by Film i Väst’s new report on public film funding

Industry / Market - Sweden/Europe

“To sleep or not to sleep with the enemy?” That is the question asked by Film i Väst’s new report on public film funding

The study identifies the main challenges affecting public film funding, but also provides a series of recommendations to guide the actions of industry players and policy makers  

11 March 2022

The Ministry of Culture and Gender Equality grants the Norwegian Film Institute an additional 30 million crowns to help the recovery of the country’s audiovisual industry

Production / Funding - Norway

The Ministry of Culture and Gender Equality grants the Norwegian Film Institute an additional 30 million crowns to help the recovery of the country’s audiovisual industry

The funds will aim to support a wide range of activities, including early financing, campaigns to promote cinema going as well as sales and international distribution  

08 March 2022

Netflix and Creative UK team up to kick off genre-based programme Breakout

Industry / Market - USA/UK

Netflix and Creative UK team up to kick off genre-based programme Breakout

The new programme will fund new, high-quality projects developed by British filmmakers, and at least one of them will receive a £1.5 million production budget  

24 February 2022

In 2021, two German incentive schemes generated a record inward investment in film and TV series of €740 million

Production / Funding - Germany

In 2021, two German incentive schemes generated a record inward investment in film and TV series of €740 million

Last year, the German Federal Film Fund and German Motion Picture Fund backed new productions with a total of €147.4 million, generating an almost five-fold increase in the initial outlay  

23 February 2022

Against all odds, 2021 turned out to be a record-breaking year for the Irish screen industries

Production / Funding - Ireland

Against all odds, 2021 turned out to be a record-breaking year for the Irish screen industries

Last week, Screen Ireland disclosed production activity figures of €500 million with growth recorded across local feature film, TV drama and animation  

22 February 2022

The Berlinale Co-Production Market discusses the challenges of combining private investment with co-productions

Berlinale 2022 - EFM

The Berlinale Co-Production Market discusses the challenges of combining private investment with co-productions

BERLINALE 2022: The panel attempted to profile private investors, how and when to approach them and the dos and don'ts for producers to work with them  

17 February 2022

“How do we save the producers and take good care of them?” wonder experts during “Future-proofing the Industry” panel

Göteborg 2022 – Göteborg Industry

“How do we save the producers and take good care of them?” wonder experts during “Future-proofing the Industry” panel

Panellists at Göteborg discussed the current challenges faced by European producers and the changes brought about by the US market  

08 February 2022

Michael Cowan and Flaminio Zadra share their expertise on selling, marketing and distributing films at the Malta Film Week

Industry / Market - Malta

Michael Cowan and Flaminio Zadra share their expertise on selling, marketing and distributing films at the Malta Film Week

The two producers spoke about how (co-)producing practices have changed and the struggles of making profitable films  

03 February 2022

At the Malta Film Week, panellists explore the country’s different funding options

Industry / Market - Malta

At the Malta Film Week, panellists explore the country’s different funding options

Production bursaries, an attractive cash-rebate programme covering up to 40% of eligible expenses and a highly skilled workforce are just some of the benefits of filming in Malta  

26 January 2022

Roberto Stabile • Head of International Relations, ANICA

“There’s a huge desire to get back to the relationship Italy and France enjoyed in the past”

Roberto Stabile • Head of International Relations, ANICA

On the occasion of De Rome à Paris, we discuss the various strategies in place to internationalise the Italian system  

14 January 2022

Episode 01: Jasmila Žbanić

Video podcast

Episode 01: Jasmila Žbanić

The Bosnian filmmaker talks about her acclaimed feature Quo vadis Aida? and the ecosystem of production and co-production in Europe  

22 December 2021

Episode 19: Inside (Greece/Germany/Belgium)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 19: Inside (Greece/Germany/Belgium)

The producers of Vasilis Katsoupis's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

09 December 2021

Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 18: The Delegation (Poland/Israel/Germany)

The producers of Asaf Saban's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

08 December 2021

Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 17: Disco Boy (France/Italy/Poland/Belgium)

The producers of Giacomo Abbruzzese's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

03 December 2021

Canal+ signs a new agreement vis-a-vis French film

Industry / Market - France

Canal+ signs a new agreement vis-a-vis French film

Canal+ and Ciné+ guarantee an investment in French and European cinema totalling €600m over the next 3 years, while an overhaul of media chronology windows is now topping the agenda  

03 December 2021

Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 16: About Joan (France/Germany/Ireland)

The producers of Laurent Larivière's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

02 December 2021

Episode 15: Men of Deeds (Romania/Bulgaria)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 15: Men of Deeds (Romania/Bulgaria)

The producers of Paul Negoescu's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

01 December 2021

Episode 14: The Volunteer (Spain/Greece)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 14: The Volunteer (Spain/Greece)

The producers of Nely Reguera's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

30 November 2021

Exploring the partnership opportunities between Estonian and British producers at Tallinn

Black Nights 2021 – Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Exploring the partnership opportunities between Estonian and British producers at Tallinn

After an introduction about the two countries’ main funding options, Estonian and British producers shared their experiences on joint projects, such as Undergods and Sentinel  

30 November 2021

The Wallonia Brussels Federation signs a co-production agreement with Burkina Faso

Industry / Market - Belgium/Burkina Faso

The Wallonia Brussels Federation signs a co-production agreement with Burkina Faso

The Federation has signed its 13th bilateral co-production agreement, opening itself up to new opportunities for film and audiovisual co-operation  

25 November 2021

Tallifornia launches Estonia’s first private film fund

Production / Funding - Estonia

Tallifornia launches Estonia’s first private film fund

The new fund, headed by Rain Rannu and Tõnu Hiielaid, has already announced its first three investments  

25 November 2021

Lifting the lid on the challenges of financing films and TV series at TV Beats

Black Nights 2021 – Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

Lifting the lid on the challenges of financing films and TV series at TV Beats

Representatives of smaller and larger European studios discussed what they have learnt while working on their recent slates of productions  

23 November 2021

Nine leading independent production outfits form "The Creatives"

Production / Funding - France /Netherlands /Belgium /Norway /Germany /Israel /UK /US

Nine leading independent production outfits form "The Creatives"

Spearheaded by France's Haut et Court, the new producers' alliance has struck a unique three-year partnership agreement with Fremantle, which will help to develop and fund high-end drama series  

23 November 2021

Episode 13: Wolf (Ireland/Poland)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 13: Wolf (Ireland/Poland)

The producers of Nathalie Biancheri's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

19 November 2021

Episode 12: Women Do Cry (Bulgaria/France)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 12: Women Do Cry (Bulgaria/France)

The producers of Vesela Kazakova's and Mina Mileva's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

17 November 2021

Episode 11: Pink Moon (Netherlands/Slovenia)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 11: Pink Moon (Netherlands/Slovenia)

The producers of Floor van der Meulen's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

17 November 2021

Jeanne Brunfaut  • Director, Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film and Audiovisual Centre

"Co-productions can add value artistically, as well as financially"

Jeanne Brunfaut • Director, Wallonia-Brussels Federation Film and Audiovisual Centre

A conversation about the 17th French-Speaking Co-Production Meetings, and what co-production means for the different countries taking part in the event  

16 November 2021

Israel launches a 25% rebate to attract international shoots

Industry / Market - Israel

Israel launches a 25% rebate to attract international shoots

The measure, announced last week by the Ministry of Finance, will require an initial budget of 45 million shekels (approx. €12 million)  

15 November 2021

NENT Group and MGM International Television Productions to develop and co-produce six English-language original international series

Production / Funding - Sweden/USA

NENT Group and MGM International Television Productions to develop and co-produce six English-language original international series

The series will be shown exclusively as Viaplay Originals throughout the Nordics, the Baltics, the Netherlands and Poland, with MGM handling distribution in the rest of the world  

11 November 2021

Episode 10: The Inner Cage (Italy/Switzerland)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 10: The Inner Cage (Italy/Switzerland)

The producers of Leonardo Di Costanzo's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

02 November 2021

Episode 09: Moneyboys (Austria/France/Taiwan/Belgium)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 09: Moneyboys (Austria/France/Taiwan/Belgium)

The producers of CB Yi's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

25 October 2021

The Slovenian Film Centre publishes a study on the accessibility and competitiveness of European audiovisual works from small language environments

Industry / Market - Slovenia/Europe

The Slovenian Film Centre publishes a study on the accessibility and competitiveness of European audiovisual works from small language environments

The research provided a number of key findings in terms of public funding, incentives and film policies  

25 October 2021

MIA asks: What are the realities and hopes for equity investment?

MIA 2021

MIA asks: What are the realities and hopes for equity investment?

A panel discussed how equity investors can help finance high-budget productions, and cover development or gap expenses  

19 October 2021

Episode 08: Natural Light (Hungary/Latvia/Germany/France)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 08: Natural Light (Hungary/Latvia/Germany/France)

The producers of Dénes Nagy's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

16 September 2021

Co-productions are still European film industry’s firepower, say the panellists of the European Producers Club

Venice 2021 - Venice Production Bridge

Co-productions are still European film industry’s firepower, say the panellists of the European Producers Club

The talk explored the measures put in place by European film bodies to resume filming, the new opportunities offered by virtual production and new co-productions models  

14 September 2021

Episode 07: Vesper Seeds (Lithuania/France/Belgium)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 07: Vesper Seeds (Lithuania/France/Belgium)

The producers of Kristina Buožytė and Bruno Samper's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

06 September 2021

At Sarajevo, European producers discuss what they have learned during the pandemic

Sarajevo 2021 - CineLink Industry Days

At Sarajevo, European producers discuss what they have learned during the pandemic

The debate, part of this year’s CineLink Industry Days, was moderated by producer Paula Alvarez Vaccaro  

17 August 2021

The CNC intends to make France a world leader in film shoots and digital production

Cannes 2021

The CNC intends to make France a world leader in film shoots and digital production

CANNES 2021: The centre has unveiled the projects involved in its “modernising shake-up”, an initiative which aims to create state-of-the-art production infrastructure and to update existing resources  

21 July 2021

A Cannes conference organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory to discuss the production shift from theatrical to non-theatrical

Cannes 2021 - Marché du Film

A Cannes conference organised by the European Audiovisual Observatory to discuss the production shift from theatrical to non-theatrical

CANNES 2021: The online event, which took place during this year’s Marché du Film, explored the effects of COVID on production and consumption of audiovisual content  

20 July 2021

Portugal and Luxembourg join forces to launch the Luso-Luxembourg Fund

Cannes 2021 – Marché du Film

Portugal and Luxembourg join forces to launch the Luso-Luxembourg Fund

CANNES 2021: The brand-new co-production fund opened its call for projects yesterday; the deadline for applications is 15 October  

14 July 2021

The Netherlands and South Africa launch a joint support effort, the Thuthuka Co-Development Fund

Cannes 2021 – Marché du Film

The Netherlands and South Africa launch a joint support effort, the Thuthuka Co-Development Fund

CANNES 2021: The new fund, announced yesterday afternoon at the Marché du Film’s Dutch pavilion, follows the two countries’ previous co-production treaty signed in 2015  

11 July 2021

France is a great place for international shoots, say producers

Cannes 2021

France is a great place for international shoots, say producers

CANNES 2021: The role of France as a leading player driving the global film industry’s recovery has taken centre stage at one of the round-tables organised by the CNC  

09 July 2021

Episode 06: Compartment No. 6 (Finland/Russia/Estonia/Germany)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 06: Compartment No. 6 (Finland/Russia/Estonia/Germany)

The producers of Juho Kuosmanen's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

07 July 2021

Episode 05: Should the Wind Drop (France/Armenia/Belgium)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 05: Should the Wind Drop (France/Armenia/Belgium)

The producers of Nora Martirosyan's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

05 July 2021

Episode 04: Wake Me (Slovenia/Croatia/Serbia)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 04: Wake Me (Slovenia/Croatia/Serbia)

The producers of Marko Šantić's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

25 May 2021

Beata Rzeźniczek • Producer, Madants

“Change is always an opportunity for innovation”

Beata Rzeźniczek • Producer, Madants

The Polish Producer on the Move breaks down her career so far and discusses what she views as the future of filmmaking, post-pandemic  

21 May 2021

Clara Nieto • Producer, Powehi Films

“Can a film serve to create new benchmarks?”

Clara Nieto • Producer, Powehi Films

The Spanish producer juggles work on series and films through her job at Warner España and as the director of her own outfit, where she is forever in search of new narratives  

21 May 2021

Andraž Jerič • Producer, Temporama

"Slovenian film producers are a versatile, determined bunch"

Andraž Jerič • Producer, Temporama

The Slovenian Producer on the Move is motivated despite frustrating circumstances  

20 May 2021

Bojan Kanjera • Producer, Peglanje snova

"I like films that have an edge to them"

Bojan Kanjera • Producer, Peglanje snova

The Croatian Producer on the Move discusses the many projects on his plate  

20 May 2021

Iris Otten • Producer, Pupkin Film

“Creating can be a lonely and vulnerable process and I try to support as much as needed”

Iris Otten • Producer, Pupkin Film

The Dutch Producer on the Move talks about her work with writers and directors, and her ambitions for the future  

19 May 2021

Tathiani Sacilotto • Producer, Persona Non Grata Pictures

“It’s crucial to have those dreams and make them come true”

Tathiani Sacilotto • Producer, Persona Non Grata Pictures

The Brazil-born producer discusses the Portuguese film industry and the ambitions of her production company  

19 May 2021

Bianca Oana • Producer, Manekino Film

"Awards are opportunities, not final destinations"

Bianca Oana • Producer, Manekino Film

The Romanian Producer on the Move discusses her recent success with Collective and her upcoming projects  

19 May 2021

Marica Stocchi • Producer, Rosamont

“I seek out co-productions so as to meet new talents and to work on different stories”

Marica Stocchi • Producer, Rosamont

The Italian producer talks about her experience so far with the new company she has created alongside actor Giuseppe Battiston  

18 May 2021

Marek Novák • Producer, Xova Film

“In the Czech Republic, we need to examine closely what defines us as a society”

Marek Novák • Producer, Xova Film

The Czech Producer on the Move appreciates authentic stories. And weasels  

17 May 2021

Nikolay Mutafchiev • Producer, PREMIERstudio

“When I find the right people to work with, the financial part is not a priority”

Nikolay Mutafchiev • Producer, PREMIERstudio

The Bulgarian producer, selected as one of EFP's 2021 Producers on the Move, talked about his career and producing work  

17 May 2021

Ruth Treacy  • Producer, Tailored Films

“Producers must be more resourceful and adaptable”

Ruth Treacy • Producer, Tailored Films

The Irish producer, selected as one of EFP's 2021 Producers on the Move, talked about her career and producing work  

14 May 2021

Sára László  • Producer, Campfilm

"The focus is always on very personal, human stories"

Sára László • Producer, Campfilm

The producer for Hungarian company Campfilm talks about her career and the current state of the market on the occasion of her participation in the EFP's Producers on the Move initiative  

14 May 2021

Jean-Christophe Reymond  • Producer, Kazak Productions

"The only way forward is to be original"

Jean-Christophe Reymond • Producer, Kazak Productions

The French Producer on the Move looks back on his career and discusses his line-up - including Titane - his projects and the current state of the market  

14 May 2021

Katarína Tomková  • Producer, kaleidoscope

“I wouldn’t be able to work on a project unless I knew it inside and out”

Katarína Tomková • Producer, kaleidoscope

Slovakia’s Producer on the Move is looking for the truth in the story  

12 May 2021

Nima Yousefi  • Producer, Hobab

“It’s not just about learning from your own mistakes; it’s about learning from other people’s!”

Nima Yousefi • Producer, Hobab

Joining the ranks of the Producers on the Move, the Swedish company’s CEO helps his directors to clearly express their vision  

12 May 2021

Annabella Nezri • Producer, Kwassa Films

"I love putting different talents together and facilitating synergies"

Annabella Nezri • Producer, Kwassa Films

The producer of the Brussels-based outfit spoke to us about the opportunities and obstacles which exist in film production today, when it comes to French-speaking Belgium  

12 May 2021

The Wallonia-Brussels Federation signs a co-production agreement with Senegal

Institutions / Legislation - Belgium/Senegal

The Wallonia-Brussels Federation signs a co-production agreement with Senegal

This is the third co-production agreement the Federation has signed with an African country, following on from Tunisia and Morocco  

06 May 2021

Dot.on.the.map Industry Days hosts “Crossing Borders: Co-producing in the Mediterranean”

Cyprus Film Days 2021 – Dot.on.the.map Industry Days

Dot.on.the.map Industry Days hosts “Crossing Borders: Co-producing in the Mediterranean”

Cyprus Film Days’ industry platform has organised a live panel discussion zooming in on the dynamics and challenges of co-productions within the Mediterranean  

06 May 2021

Episode 03: The Night of the Kings (France/Côte d'Ivoire/Canada/Senegal)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 03: The Night of the Kings (France/Côte d'Ivoire/Canada/Senegal)

The producers of Philippe Lacôte's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

03 May 2021

Eurimages publishes a study on the feasibility, pertinence and design of a Lab Projects support programme

Europe

Eurimages publishes a study on the feasibility, pertinence and design of a Lab Projects support programme

The research, conducted by Tatino Films on behalf of Eurimages, was compiled over a 100 day-period from November 2020 to February 2021  

16 April 2021

Episode 02: Rhino (Ukraine/Poland/Germany)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 02: Rhino (Ukraine/Poland/Germany)

The producers of Oleh Sentsov's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

06 April 2021

Episode 00: Roberto Olla

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 00: Roberto Olla

Cineuropa's editor-in-chief Domenico La Porta speaks with the executive director of Eurimages about their new collaboration and the European audiovisual landscape  

01 April 2021

France produced 239 feature films in 2020

Industry / Market - France

France produced 239 feature films in 2020

The French film industry weathered the storm of the pandemic, managing to maintain around 80% of its normal production level last year, despite funding and co-productions taking a hit  

31 March 2021

Valentina Iusuphodjaev • Head, Moldovan National Film Center

“We couldn’t even contemplate existing outside the co-production market”

Valentina Iusuphodjaev • Head, Moldovan National Film Center

Having just been appointed as head of the Moldovan National Film Center, the respected producer tells Cineuropa her plans for the future of the local film industry  

30 March 2021

Episode 01: On the Edge (Belgium/France/Spain)

The Co-production Podcast

Episode 01: On the Edge (Belgium/France/Spain)

The producers of Giordano Gederlini's film are invited to speak about their collaboration and the financing of their film, which has received Eurimages support  

18 March 2021

How to shoot a film during a global pandemic: the EFM presents a case study on Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

Berlinale 2021 - EFM

How to shoot a film during a global pandemic: the EFM presents a case study on Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

BERLINALE 2021: The panel from the Berlinale Co-Production Market centred on the Romanian director's latest film, shot in Bucharest during the pandemic last summer  

03 March 2021

The Post Production Forum prepares Post in Poland - Guide to the Polish Post-production

Poland

The Post Production Forum prepares Post in Poland - Guide to the Polish Post-production

The special publication serves as a culmination of this year's edition of the Polish event, which included presentations from experts such as Dan Lebental  

21 December 2020

Kosovo and Turkey sign a co-production agreement

Industry / Market - Kosovo/Turkey

Kosovo and Turkey sign a co-production agreement

The new deal between the two countries aims to promote cultural links and to facilitate the production of films and TV series in the coming five years  

14 December 2020

Vesela Kazakova  • Producer, Activist38

“Producing is a skill that will always be applicable and that’s where my ambition lies”

Vesela Kazakova • Producer, Activist38

Part of the EFP’s Producers on the Move, UK-based Bulgarian producer Vesela Kazakova talks about the advantages of being part of two worlds  

18 May 2020

Danijel Pek  • Producer, Antitalent

"I am driven by stories that tell us something important about ourselves and the society we have built"

Danijel Pek • Producer, Antitalent

We talked to Danijel Pek, producer for Croatian company Antitalent, on the occasion of his participation in EFP's Producers on the Move  

15 May 2020

Aleksi Hyvärinen • Producer, Don Films

“I am a guy from Finland and everything I do stems from that”

Aleksi Hyvärinen • Producer, Don Films

Cineuropa caught up with Don Films’ Aleksi Hyvärinen, selected for EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move, now working on the upcoming horror The Twin  

15 May 2020

Marta Habior  • Producer, No Sugar Films

“If you don’t travel and you don’t participate in events you lose touch and visibility”

Marta Habior • Producer, No Sugar Films

Poland’s Marta Habior, of production company No Sugar Films, has been selected as one of EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move and she talks to us about it  

14 May 2020

Mikuláš Novotný  • Producer, Background Films

“It will turn out well”

Mikuláš Novotný • Producer, Background Films

Mikuláš Novotný is the Czech producer selected for EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move, and talked to us about how the current situation impacted his projects  

14 May 2020

Marija Razgutė  • Producer, M-Films

“You always have to walk an extra mile when you’re representing a smaller film industry”

Marija Razgutė • Producer, M-Films

We talk to Lithuanian producer Marija Razgutė, who established M-Films and has been now selected as one of the 2020 Producers on the Move by EFP  

14 May 2020

Monica Hellström  • Producer, Final Cut for Real

"I am interested in complex relationships between people"

Monica Hellström • Producer, Final Cut for Real

Denmark’s Monica Hellström has been selected for EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move, and we talked about her interests and the films she is currently working on  

14 May 2020

Alan R Milligan  • Producer, Tannhauser Gate

“The conversion of streaming audiences in the last few months is a massive turnaround for the film industry”

Alan R Milligan • Producer, Tannhauser Gate

Producer Alan R Milligan, of Norway-based company Tannhauser Gate, has discussed with us being selected as one of EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move  

13 May 2020

Rupert Lloyd • Producer, Noor Pictures

“You need to have ambition”

Rupert Lloyd • Producer, Noor Pictures

Cineuropa chatted with British producer Rupert Lloyd of Noor Pictures, selected as one of EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move  

13 May 2020

Andrea Queralt  • Producer, 4 A 4 Productions

"The future is yet to be written"

Andrea Queralt • Producer, 4 A 4 Productions

One of the EFP’s 2020 Producers on the Move, Andrea Queralt of French firm 4 A 4 Productions speaks of her career, her projects and the current predicament  

13 May 2020

Olmo Figueredo  • Producer, La Claqueta

"Our content is destined for the international market"

Olmo Figueredo • Producer, La Claqueta

Sevillian Olmo Figueredo has been selected by Spain to participate in Producers on the Move 2020 and we have spoken to him  

13 May 2020

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