MICA awarded at Lucas Film Festival

As festival director Julia Fleißig said in her recent ECFA Journal interview: “We want our programme to stand out. We don’t have a hundred titles in our catalogue; our catalogue is small and considerately compiled and stimulates thinking out-of-the-box.” From these titles, MICA (Ismaël Ferroukhi, France) was picked by the ECFA Jury. 


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Cinemira introduces unique pitch format

The 4th Cinemira Int’l Children’s & Youth Film Festival in Budapest spanned two weekends in October, one dedicated to Cinemira TEEN and one to Cinemira KIDS. In pitch forums for the first time not only professional filmmakers but also teenagers presented their film ideas. Meanwhile, 10 European festival representatives attended the Partner up! Conference to discuss potential future collaborations.

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