TYSKE FILMDAGE OSLO
A fine collection of the best in German cinema is being presented by Oslo’s TYSKE FILMDAGE (27 November - 1 December, 2022) which is being organised by the Goethe Institut Norway with support from German Films. The programme is a colourful mix of new German films and a unique opportunity to see them on the big screen in a unique cinema atmosphere in Oslo. Stories from contemporary reality, from the past, family stories and stories about friendship will be shown. Five days of cinema fun for movie buffs, occasional moviegoers and everyone else as well. The festival kicked off on 27 November, 2022 with Cem Kaya’s documentary LOVE, DEUTSCHMARKS AND DEATH at Vega Scene in Oslo. Here is the current programme.
EUROPEAN SHORT FILM PITCH 2022 / 2023
The European Short Film Pitch has been supporting the development of short film projects, young talents and European co-productions since 2007. Twelve projects in development representing 13 countries were selected for the 16th edition of 2022/2023, including the German-French-Belgian project ROBERT (THE ROBOT) by the Berlin-based director Aaron Lucas. The first four-day workshop focusing on script development and further preparation of the projects took place in November. In February 2023, the projects will be presented to the international industry at the hybrid Coproduction Forum in collaboration with the Travelling Film Festival in Rennes (France). Short films that are currently in postproduction can still apply for the works-in-progress pitches until 12 December, 2022. More information here.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS TO TIFF WRITERS STUDIO 2023
International screenwriters still have until 19 December, 2022 to apply to participate in the Toronto International Film Festival’s Writers' Studio programme. The lab and mentoring programme will take place from 20-24 March, 2023. Writers can apply with their current feature-length film project if they have already written at least one feature film or TV series. For detailed information about the programme and how to apply, please click here.
ANNECY MIFA PITCHES - CALL FOR ANIMATION FILM PROJECTS
The MIFA Pitches will be held during the Annecy International Animation Film Festival (12-17 June, 2023). They enable authors and producers to have an exchange of ideas and get in touch with potential international partners for projects at an early stage of development. The best projects will be awarded prizes. Projects can apply in the categories of short film, feature film, TV series/TV special and digital experience (interactive/transmedia). The rules and regulations can be accessed on the festival website. The deadline is 6 February, 2023.
KASH KASH WINS GOLDEN FROG
The DoP Jonas Schneider won the main prize, the Golden Frog, for KASH KASH in the Documentary Features Competition at the Camerimage Festival. Camerimage is the world’s most important festival for the art of cinematography. KASH KASH was the only German production among the winners.