Due to unusual circumstances in the current festival circuit, some of the information in this ECFA Update might already be obsolete at the time of publishing. Cancelling events to prevent a further spread of the corona virus can be a last minute decision.
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In the JEF festival (Antwerp) the first ECFA Awards of the year came in all three categories: feature, short film and documentary. It doesn’t happen often that an animation film makes it to the list of nominees but MARONA can claim its rightful place among the stars.
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With the animation film AWAY, the 18th edition of the Spirit of Fire Int. Film Festival in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia added another title to the ECFA Award nominations list.
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Under the Ket & Doc label five Flemish young audience documentaries premiered at the JEF festival. The short documentaries, aiming at an audience between 9 and 12 years old, consequently show the world through the eyes of children.
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In the FIFEM festival in Montréal, the ECFA Award went to the interesting French production 100 KILOS D’ETOILES by Marie-Sophie Chambon.
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ECFA welcomes as a new member; the Ennesimo Film Festival & Film Academy, based in the Sassuolo region, Italy. The Ennesimo Film Festival is aiming to transform people’s perspective on the world through cinema. Artistic Director Federico Ferrari: “We want to spread knowledge about the art of cinema and familiarise the audience with the diversity of contemporary cinema on an international scale. A concrete and direct investment to make the Italian Ceramic District globally even more attractive from a cultural point of view.” Continue reading “New ECFA member: Ennesimo Film Festival”
The 5th edition of the KinoKino Int. Film Festival for Children will take place in Zagreb from May 7th – 10th 2020, again offering four days of fun activities and bringing films from around the world to the cinema theatres of Zagreb. Only recently, KinoKino’s future was still at stake…
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Let’s celebrate the Zlín Film Festival (May 29th – June 6th 2020) for the 60th time! Visitors can expect a spectacular celebration with a number of extraordinary surprises. This 60th edition will be celebrated in the spirit of the theme ‘2020: BACK TO THE FUTURE’.
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