Spain / Los sin nombre adapted as a TV series

Released in 1999, Los sin nombre (The Nameless) was the first feature by Spanish director Jaume Balagueró, helping him become one of the main pillars of the Spanish movement of genre authors. The script was based on a novel by British horror scriptwriter Ramsey Campbell. The central character is Claudia: “Five years after her daughter’s …

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Greece / Original creations launched by the TIFF during the lockdown

At the beginning of March the organisers of the Thessalonika International Film Festival (TIFF) announced they were postponing the event, but would maintain certain activities online, such as Agora. In a bid to keep its cultural activity alive the TIFF commissioned eight Greek directors to make short films from their homes. The “Species of Spaces” …

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France / Netflix expands its catalogue

Since April 24th Netflix has been expanding its catalogue by putting new films online. Thanks to a partnership signed with the French distributor MK2, nearly 50 films will eventually be available on the platform. First, twelve films by François Truffaut, including: Les 400 coups (1959), Tirez sur le pianiste (1960), Jules and Jim (1962), and …

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Spain / RAMPA ’s repertory put online

On April 15th the Spanish Festival de Cine por Mujeres (festival of films made by women) officially launched its new project, RAMPA, an interactive, open and free directory filled with information, contacts and the geographic locations of women working in every area of the audiovisual industry. RAMPA is a response to various remarks that there …

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Croatia / Report from the Animafest Zagreb

Scheduled to run from June 8th to 13th, Animafest Zagreb, the World Festival of Animated Film, has been postponed. With the Coronavirus crisis and the earthquake which hit Zagreb, the situation in Croatia has made the event impossible. Although the festival’s artistic director has said a new date will be chosen, it has not yet …

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Cyprus / Dot.on.the.map awards

The Cyprus Industry Days Dot.on.the.map were held online between April 9th and 11th, exactly as the organisers of the International Festival of Cyprus Film Days had announced. During the three days there were pitching sessions with over 40 professionals from 17 countries listening as the directors presented their projects. The award for Best Project went …

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