23rd edition of European festival comes to a close.
Festival commits to gender parity across its film selection and organising structure.
Six directors from the region will produce shorts to screen in 2019.
Countries aim to increase co-production ties with new agreement.
The event announced a competition with a €3,000 grant for research for potential producers.
New Europe Film Sales signs deals on Serbian political thriller.
Nadine Labaki’s ’Capharnaüm’ and Jacques Audiard’s ’The Sisters Brothers’ are also screening.
The Academy asks for people to publically show their support for Sentsov.
Open letter calls for 50/50 gender parity pledge and training in unconscious bias.
The 71st edition of the Swiss film festival closed with the awards ceremony on August 11.
See images from the event’s opening night.
Completed films will also screen at the New Nordic Films Market, including ‘X&Y’.
The seventh edition received 223 submissions, a 34% rise.
Zhang’s new film Shadow will play out of competition at the event.
Dresti will split her time with her role running Locarno Pro.
Hamm’s previous films include ‘The Journey’ and ’Killing Bono’.
The Ukranian family film is Max Ksjonda’s directorial debut.
Titles include Anja Kofmel’s feature debut ’Chris The Swiss’.
The 24th edition of the event takes place from August 10-17.
The film is the debut of screenwriter and producer Juan Vera.