Eighteen countries are expecting to attend the Annaba Mediterranean Festival (Algeria)

Eighteen countries are expected to attend the mediterranean cinema festival from the 3 -10 December, in Annaba, said the curator, Saïd Ould Khelifa.15 countries have already confirmed their attendance to this cultural meeting where 18 features produced in 2014 and 2015 will compete, of which two, were made by Algerian filmmakers, Saïd Ould Khelifa specified.…

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Conference on the role of African Cinema Encounters : Practitionners vote to keep festivals

As part of the Khourigba Film Festival, professionals met to discuss the relevance of an African cinema festival on the continent. A general consensus was that festivals were needed to promote and enhance the collaboration between the Arabian and African film world. They added that festivals are the best place to discover new initiatives and…

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Baumi Award 1st edition : call for scriptwritings

Karl „Baumi” Baumgartner was a film producer and distributor with an extraordinary eye for high-quality art-house films. As a tribute to Baumi’s work, and in order to support his vision of free, independent script development of outstanding, international, cinematic stories, Martina and Sandra Baumgartner, his co-founded Pandora Film and the Film- und Medienstiftung NRW establish…

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Press Releases 66th Berlinale : Call for Entries until October 21, 2015

Until October 21, experienced producers from around the world may submit new feature film projects to the Berlinale Co-Production Market 2016. The projects should be suitable for international co-production, have either already secured 30% of the financing or at least the production funding from the home country, and be budgeted between one and twenty million…

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