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JORDAN / The 4th Mosalsalat Screenwriters Lab has finished

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Organized by the Royal Film Commission, the 4th Mosalsalat Screenwriters Lab was held from May 24th to 29th in Azraq, Jordan. Launched in 2019, the Mosalsalat Screenwriters Lab offers workshops for script-writers from the Arab world, helping them create television projects by providing a team of specialists to support and advise project leaders as they …

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BULGARIA / The distributor Alpha Violet buys the rights to “Windless”

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Shortly before its world premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (June 28th – July 6th), the rights to Pavel G. Vesnakov’s feature film Windless were bought by French distributor Alpha Violet. The film follows Kaloyan who, after the death of his father, returns to Bulgaria from Spain to sell the family apartment. Seemingly …

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ITALY / The 28th Cartoons on the Bay

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The 28th Cartoons on the Bay was held from May 29th to June 2nd in Pescara. Cartoons on the Bay is the major Italian showcase for animation and for the children’s entertainment industry. Promoted by RAI and organized by RAI Com, the festival has been bringing Italian and international players together through a vast programme …

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MONTENEGRO / Director Srđan Vuletić shooting his new feature

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Bosnian director Srđan Vuletić has started shooting The Otter in Montenegro’s capital, Podgorica. In an interview with Cineuropa, Vuletić explains that his new feature “is about an introverted 16-year-old girl, Hana, who is supposed to have the happiest day of her life when the boy she is in love with invites her for a trip …

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FRANCE / Cannes Film Festival, the Offical Selection

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The organizers of the 77th Cannes Film Festival have announced this year’s selection. The Festival runs from May 14th to 25th. In the Official Competition 19 feature films are competing for the Palme d’Or, with 12 European directors, including the Italian Paolo Sorrentino with his new film Parthenope and the Greek Yorgos Lanthimos with Kinds …

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ITALY / The Italian film industry calls on the government to act

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After the recent reform of the Media Law (see our article), 21 film and audiovisual unions came together on April 5th to express their anger at government delays in public funding. Nearly 1,500 directors, producers and distributors, plus representatives of all the industry’s professions took part in the meeting. They want the government to issue …

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EUROPE / Eurimages supports 26 co-productions

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Eurimages has just announced the results of its first Project Evaluation Session. 26 projects, including 5 documentaries and one animation, have been selected by the executive committee. In total €6,992,000 will be allocated for them. Among the drama films selected, Spanish director Carla Simón’s new film Romeria received €500,000. It is about an orphan adopted …

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