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ANNOUNCEMENT for 7th GENERATION of FFF FILMMAKERS on MAY 20th!

The new talents of the 7th generation of Goethe-Institut\’s FIRST FILMS FIRST will be announced on May 20th!    The first module will take place from 18th to 24th of June in Cluj, Romania within the framework of Transylvania International Film Festival. These are the travel dates the participants should be available.    Get up, …

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ONE MORE GRAND PRIX for FFF\’s MURINA @ SEEFest LA!

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic\’s Camera d\’Or winner debut MURINA added one more Grand Prix to its collection @South East European Film Festival Los Angeles.  Moreover, the Best Cinematography award was also handed to the film MURINA and the cinematographer Helene Louvart!  The jury described the film as \’a sunny-noir coming of age story set on the …

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FFF\’s OUR FATHER participated @ GREEN FILM LAB of TorinoFilmLab!

Goran Stankovic\’s fiction feature debut OUR FATHER was one of the projects participated at the first-ever Green Film Lab training held by the Torino Film Lab at the end of April in Trente, Italy.  Green Film Lab aims at training European film professionals on green practices in film production, on how to apply a green protocol, and get …

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BEST PROJECT AWARD for FFF’s The CONSEQUENCES of FREEDOM at CYPRUS!

We are pleased to share with you that Lorin Terezi’s debut The Consequences of Freedom received the Best Project award at the third and the first on-site edition of the Dot.On.The.Map co-production platform during the Cyprus Film Days International Film Festival which took place in the city of Limassol. Congratulations!  https://www.cineuropa.org/en/newsdetail/424358/ Albanian director Terezi has …

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3 AWARDS for FFF\’s ZUHAL at ISTANBUL FF!

Nazlı Elif Durlu\’s debut ZUHAL received the Best First Film, Best Editing, and the Best Script awards in the national competition at Istanbul Film Festival. Directress Durlu has developed ZUHAL via Goethe-Institut\’s FIRST FILMS FIRST.  Here is a teaser from the award-winning ZUHAL. ZUHAL had its international premiere at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in …

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BEST BALKAN FILM at SOFIA goes to FFF\’s MURINA! 

\’…  For the extremely precise cinematic language and the impressive acting incarnations. For the many subtle metaphors so well intertwined in the story, and for the exquisite work with the camera that reveals the ocean to us in a tense but very candid, true, and beautifully poetic way.\’  Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic\’s Camera D\’or winner debut …

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FFF\’s LOST YEARS Receives Development Support from SLOVENIA!

Aron Horvath Botka\’s debut project LOST YEARS has received a 25K Euro Project Development Grant from Slovenian Film Center.  The director has developed the zeitgeist story LOST YEARS via Goethe-Institut\’s FIRST FILMS FIRST and the production company is Temporama from Slovenia. The story takes place in a small town on the Slovenia-Hungary border where time …

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TWO FFF PROJECTS Receive PRODUCTION SUPPORT from SLOVENIA

Two debut projects from Slovenia; FANTASY by directress KUKLA and LITTLE TROUBLE GIRLS by directress Urksa Djukic which are both developed via Goethe-Institut\’s FIRST FILMS FIRST received 350K Euro production support each from Slovenian Film Center.  FANTASY by KUKLA questions the different gender identities in the patriarchal society at a moment when young women in …

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Thank you for 94 applications!

We are so delighted to have received 94 applications for Goethe- Institut’s First Films First training program this year. We just can’t wait to discover new talents and cinematic voices from the South-East Europe region! The selection results will be out by May 15th!

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