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MURINA GETS FUNDING IN CROATIA!

FFFā€™s Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has received funding for production of MURINA in her home country Croatia. MURINA received ā‚¬ 404,251 (HRK 3,000,000) from Croatian Audiovisual Centre. Croatian producer is Zdenka Goldā€™s Spiritus movens. In May Martin ScorseseĀ joined the project as co-producer with his US company Sikelia Prods. MURINA will start shooting in Croatia in summer …

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3RD EDITION OF FIRST FILMS FIRST HAS STARTED AT TIFF

[vc_row row_type=\”row\” use_row_as_full_screen_section=\”no\” type=\”full_width\” angled_section=\”no\” text_align=\”left\” background_image_as_pattern=\”without_pattern\” css_animation=\”\”][vc_column][vc_column_text] The 3rd edition of Goethe-Institutā€™s FIRST FILMS FIRST program has started within the framework of the Transylvania International Film Festival! New young talented directors Emilios Avraam (Cyprus), Selcen ErgunĀ (Turkey), Ivan Gergolet (Slovenia), Magdelena Ilieva (Bulgaria), Igor Jelinović (Croatia), Stefka Mancheva (Bulgaria), Haris Raftogiannis (Greece) and Vojin Vasović …

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MARTIN SCORSESE TO PRODUCE ANTONETA ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIĆ\’S MURINA

[vc_row row_type=\”row\” use_row_as_full_screen_section=\”no\” type=\”full_width\” angled_section=\”no\” text_align=\”left\” background_image_as_pattern=\”without_pattern\” css_animation=\”\”][vc_column][vc_column_text] FFF alumna Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović\’s MurinaĀ will be co-produced by the US company Sikelia Prods., run by Martin Scorsese, Variety reports. Together with Rodrigo Teixeiraā€™s RT Features, Sikelia Prods. will co-produce and finance two feature debuts: Murina and Port Authority by the US filmmaker Danielle Lessovitz. ā€œWe created …

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MAN AND DOG GETS FUNDING IN ROMANIA

The second generation FFF participant Ştefan Constantinescu has received funding for the production of his project MAN AND DOGĀ in his home country Romania. Constatinescu\’s film, which received ā‚¬178,000 (RON 825,000) is one of ten projects awarded at the funding competition of the Romanian Film Centre. Congratulations to Ştefan and best of luck with the production …

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OPEN DOOR GOES TO CANNES

  FFF alumnus Florenc Papas\’ film OPEN DOOR, which is near completion, will be presented to sales agents, distributors and programmers at the Cannes Film Festival\’s MarchĆ© du Film. It is a part of the second edition of Thessaloniki Goes to Cannes, a collaboration of Thessaloniki Film Festival\’s industry section Agora, the Greek Film Center, …

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CALL CLOSED, THANK YOU FOR THE 102 SUBMISSIONS!

The First Films First call for entries for the 2018/19 edition is now closed. We received 102 applications. Our next stop and final workshop of the second edition will take place at Sofia International Film Festival, in the framework of its industry section Sofia Meetings , from March 13-18. Stay tuned!

SHOOTINGS IN BELGRADE

[vc_row row_type=\”row\” use_row_as_full_screen_section=\”no\” type=\”full_width\” angled_section=\”no\” text_align=\”left\” background_image_as_pattern=\”without_pattern\” css_animation=\”\”][vc_column][vc_column_text]A little extract from 8 scenes we shot with 8 directors, 21 actors and 34 film crew members at the third module of FFF in Belgrade. A big thank you to all the wonderful directors, actors and film crew members for their talent, dedication and hard work, and …

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IMPRESSIONS FROM THE THIRD MODULE

[vc_row row_type=\”row\” use_row_as_full_screen_section=\”no\” type=\”full_width\” angled_section=\”no\” text_align=\”left\” background_image_as_pattern=\”without_pattern\” css_animation=\”\”][vc_column][vc_column_text] We have successfully completed the third module of the second edition of the FIRST FILMS FIRST training program! During intensive seven days within the framework of the Auteur Film Festival in Belgrade, FFF participants worked on their first feature film projects with the Golden Lion Winner and …

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