Corn Island wins Crystal Globe at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival; Elle Fanning wins best actress prize.
Boxing drama wins top prize; special mentions for The Gulls and Journey to Rome.
Karlovy Vary’s industry days continued today with the Pitch & Feedback initiative, including the new film from My Dog Killer director Mira Fornay, alongside the Docu Talents from the East showcase.
A dark animated take on The Little Mermaid and the urban legend of a teenage serial killer in 1960s Poland prove stand outs at KVIFF’s Works in Progress event.
The School of Film Agents 2014 will take place Aug 15-24 in Wroclaw and feature eight projects.
Girlhood, White God and The Wonders among the finalists announced in Karlovy Vary; 2013 audience winner revealed.
After picking up the top honour at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Mel Gibson talked to Screen about a return to directing, a possible move into television and reuniting with Lethal Weapon director Richard Donner.
EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Dencik is readying an August 4 start of shoot for his first fiction feature, Gold Coast; his short Tal R premieres in Karlovy Vary.
Ukrainian director Myroslav Slaboshpytskiy to present his short films as part of a talk at the film festival; two new titles added to programme.
Concert movie Björk: Biophilia Live is to receive its European Premiere at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.
Other guests of the festival will include Hollywood actress Laura Dern and French actress Fanny Ardant as well as directors Alice Rohrwacher, Bong Joon-ho and David Mackenzie among others.
KVIFF kicks off July 4 with director Mike Cahill and actors Michael Pitt and Astrid Bergès-Frisbey in attendance.
Seven world premieres and five international premieres include an animated movie for the first time in competition; US drama Low Down starring John Hawkes and Elle Fanning; and Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson’s follow-up to Either Way.
Festival will also host Lech Walesa for a director’s cut of Walesa: Man of Hope.
Karlovy Vary (July 4-12) offers an eclectic guest list — ranging from Lech Walesa to William Friedkin — and screens close to 200 films. Artistic director Karel Och gives the lowdown to Michael Rosser.
With Hungary having a huge presence at the 2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Laurence Boyce talked to the CEO of the Hungarian Film Fund to find out about the current outlook for the country’s industry.
After seeing his debut feature Either Way remade into US film Prince Avalanche, director and writer Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson talks to Laurence Boyce about his second feature, which receives its world premiere in Karlovy Vary.
Estonian film Cherry Tobacco has its World Premiere in Karlovy Vary. Laurence Boyce talks to the married director Andres and Katrin Maimik about influences, first love and dumpling faces.
KARLOVY VARY: Grzegorz Jaroszuk’s debut feature Kebab & Horoscope is the eagerly awaited first feature from the graduate of Lódz Film School which will premiere in the East of the West Competition. Laurence Boyce asks him about his influences and improvisation.
British filmmaker and artist Ben Rivers will be one of the three recipients of a retrospective at this year’s Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Laurence Boyce caught up with him to ask what the retrospective holds.
Rocks In My Pockets, the debut feature from respected animator Signe Baumane, will be the first animated feature ever to take part in the Karlovy Vary International Competition. Laurence Boyce spoke to her about the film.
Ahead of Karlovy Vary’s tribute to Anonymous Content, CEO Steve Golin tells Jeremy Kay about how his company is finding its niche as talent continues to migrate from film to television drama.
Dir/scr: Rudolf Havlik. Czech Republic. 2014. 98mins
Dir: George Ovashvili. Georgia-Germany-France-Czech Republic-Kazakhstan. 2014. 100mins
Dir/scr: Signe Baumane. Latvia-US. 2014. 88mins
Dir: Gyorgi Palfi. Hungary-France-South Korea. 2014. 82mins
Dir: Danilo Caputo. Italy-Romania-Greece. 2014. 80mins
Dir: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson. Iceland. 2014. 95mins
Dirs/scr: Katrin & Andres Maimik. Estonia. 2014. 93mins
Dir: Miroslav Krobot. Czech Republic. 2014. 102mins
Dir/scr: Grzegorz Jaroszuk. Poland. 2014. 72mins
Dir/scr: Yiannis Veslemes. Greece. 2014. 74mins
Dir/scr: Jake Hoffman. US. 2014. 90mins
Dir/scr: David Lambert. Belgium-Canada. 2014. 102mins
Dir: Pascal Rabate. France. 2014. 92mins
Dir/scr: Nariman Turebayev. Kazakhstan-France. 2012. 78mins
This year’s star of the KVIFF official trailer breaks with tradition by featuring the festival’s top award in a positive light.