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Ventana Sur: German co-pro ace Peter Nadermann talks Scandi success,

’It makes no send to do a co-production if you don’t have the product that fits your market and your partner.’


SF Studios moves into Norwegian production with Paradox deal

SF will now become a full-scale studio in Norway.

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Rotterdam's co-pro market CineMart unveils 2019 selection

A total of 16 projects selected for Rotterdam industry event.


20th Century Fox appoints Benjamin Bach as MD for Germany, Austria

Bach began his film career with Fox in 2003.

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European Shooting Stars 2019 line-up unveiled with 'Nightingale', 'Dovlatov' actors

10 actors will be presented during next year’s Berlinale.

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Ventana Sur: Blood Window, BIFFF cement LatAm-Euro production ties

Collaboration to launch at BIFF Market in Brussels in April 2019.

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Paris cinemas forced to shut amid fresh 'yellow vest' protests

Museums and the Eiffel Tower will also close on Saturday.


How can the Baltic states address local distribution challenges?

Audiences in Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia don’t typically watch films from their neighbouring countries.


Europe must "get act together" to meet production boom demand

Continent must grow capacity in terms of talent, crew, studio, facilities, equipment and services, says Olsberg SPI.

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Next steps for the Creative Europe MEDIA programme

There will be new focuses on gender equality, VR and digital content.


Estonia, Finland, Latvia may offer a joint cash rebate to attract international production

Incoming producitons would have a single point of entry to the region

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​Sexual harassment allegations mount against Luc Besson

French investigative online news and opinion website Mediapart unveils a history of harassment

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Venice chief responds to criticism from Gaumont chairman over 'ROMA' decision (exclusive)

“It doesn’t make any sense to fight against Netflix,” Barbera explained.


Unprecedented opportunity for new talent in films, say international casting agents in Tallinn

The ever-changing power balance between film and television was the subject of a Black Nights panel.

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Three UK projects awarded Creative Europe development grants

Titles include Dark Matter directed by Francis Lee (God’s Own Country).

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TorinoFilmLab 2018 production award winners revealed

Ten works in progress also screened at Coming Soon showcase.