Tunisia / Partnership between HAICA, the CSA and INA

HAICA

The Belgian Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) and the French Institut National pour l’Audiovisuel (INA) have committed themselves to a 21-month partnership project with the Tunisian Haute Autorité Indépendante de la Communication Audiovisuelle (HAICA), responding to the HAICA’s need to strengthen its structures and develop its activities. Created in May 2013 by a decree-law dating …

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Bulgaria / Increased public financing for minority co-productions and national productions

Bulgarian National Film Center

The Bulgarian National Film Centre has announced an increase in its budget for production support. Unchanged for 3 years, it will increase by 11.5% in 2019, from €6.74 million to €7.52 million. The budget will be split between five categories: feature films, feature-length documentaries, short films, animated films and “small budget” films. The fund allocated …

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Serbia / Increased finance to attract international productions

Film in Serbia

The 2019 budget for financial incentives for production has increased to €7.5 million from €6.7 million in 2018. The incentives in question are rebates of 25% offered to foreign producers who shoot their films in Serbia. More than 100 projects have benefited since its creation in 2016. Thanks to these tax incentives, productions spent a …

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Greece / Call for projects for the MFI Script 2 Film Workshops

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops

The Mediterranean Film Institute has launched a call to participate in the MFI Script 2 Film Workshops. These script and project development workshops are aimed at creative teams of writers, directors and producers – either European or international. They focus on narrative development for different formats: feature films, television series and documentaries. The participants will …

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Croatia / Rendezvous at ZagrebDox from February 24th to March 3rd

Zagrebdox

The best in documentary production will be shown in Zagreb between February 24th and March 3rd during the 15th ZagrebDox festival. For 8 days short and feature-length documentaries will be screened at the Kaptol Boutique Cinema. Launched in 2005, the Zagreb International Festival of Documentary Film offers audiences a panorama of contemporary documentaries. Beyond its …

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Spain / The documentary “The Silence of Others” gives the victims of Franco’s regime the chance to tell their story

Le silence des autres

The Spanish documentary El Silencio de otros (The Silence of Others) was released in French cinemas on February 13th. Produced by Pedro Almodovar’s production company, El Deseo, it was directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar. The film gives voice to the victims of the crimes of the dictator Franco, committed during his regime from …

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Morocco / 20th Tangier National Film Festival

The Centre Cinématographique Marocain (CCM) has unveiled the official selection for the 20th Tangier National Film Festival. With 30 films in the official competition, this unmissable event of Moroccan cinema will be held from March 1st to 9th. The feature films were selected by a committee chaired by film critic Omar Belkhemmar. His fellow jury …

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