Category: EUROMEDITERRANEAN

All news about cultural projects between Europe and Mediterranean

ITALY / The MIA presents two new sections for scripted and unscripted projects

MIA

For international producers, distributors, commissioning editors, directors of programming and production, private and public fund-raisers, Rome’s international audiovisual market –  MIA – is “the leading Italian market, bringing together every section of the audiovisual industry.” More than 2,000 professionals from 58 countries take part every year. “A hub where offers are made for transnational film …

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FRANCE / “We are Lady Parts”, a BrutX sitcom overturning stereotypes

We are Lady Parts

Showing on the BrutX streaming platform, a British television comedy series, “We Are Lady Parts”, overturns the stereotypes of Muslim women on the screen. The series follows Amina: by day a shy, somewhat awkward doctoral student of microbiology but by night, secretly, a guitarist with a feminist punk rock group “Lady Parts”. Living with her …

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FRANCE / The results of the 40th URTI International Grand Prix for Author Documentaries

URTI

This year’s URTI jury – made up of public television officials from Belgium, Cameroon, Gabon, Kosovo, Morocco, Portugal and Romania – awarded the 40th URTI International Grand Prix for Author Documentaries to Antonio José Almeida’s Portuguese television series “Mysteries of the Human Brain – Mechanism of the Emotions”. “Exponential growth is not limited to 21st …

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CROATIA / “Cinema under Siege” voted best documentary project at the Sunny Side of the Doc

Cinema Under Siege

The documentary “Cinema under Siege” won the Best Project Award in the Talent Hub Central & Eastern Europe section at the 2021 Sunny Side of the Doc co-production market. The film by Srđan Šarenac is about a group of artists in 1993 determined to organize the first Sarajevo Film Festival despite the siege of Sarajevo. …

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SPAIN / Project call for the 22nd MEDIMED

MEDIMED 2021

MEDIMED, the annual get-together for Euro-Mediterranean documentary co-productions,  will be held in Sitges, a town in the south-west of Barcelona, from October 4th to 8th  2021. Now in its 22nd year, MEDIMED wants to encourage dialogue between television professionals and independent producers while promoting new projects and recent productions. MEDIMED is organized by the Association de producteurs indépendants de la …

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UNITED KINGDOM / SAFAR Film Festival, the only festival solely for Arab cinema, is back after the pandemic

SAFAR

Organized and founded in 2012 by the Arab British Centre, SAFAR Film Festival is the only UK film festival dedicated to the Arab world. This year’s hybrid edition, running from July 11th to 17th, is organized around the theme of “generational encounters in Arab cinema”, through contemporary and classic films about the emerging generation, family disparities …

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FRANCE / The 33rd International URTI Radio Grand Prix launches its call for candidates

URTI Radio Grand Prix

The Union Radiophonique et Télévisuelle Internationale (URTI) has launched its 33rd annual competition for the International Radio Grand Prix. This year’s theme: “the question of gender in tomorrow’s world”. The application deadline is September 1st 2021. Participation in the URTI Grand Prix is open to all international public and private radio organizations as well as associations and institutions working in …

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