European Film Promotion (EFP) and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) are thrilled to welcome the ten up-and-coming directors selected for this year's EFP Future Frames programme presenting their latest films on site at the festival (22 – 24 August).
After an intense online pre-programme including pitching trainings and industry meetings the talents will be presenting their films to the industry, public and press at the festival. Part of the 3-day-programme on site is also the today's exclusive master class with Austrian director Andreas Horvath who will share his experiences in filmaking with the directors.
EFP FUTURE FRAMES – Generation NEXT of European Cinema highlights new European cinema and the promising young directing talent behind it. A number of outstanding film students and graduates from schools throughout Europe was nominated by their countries' national film promotion institutes, with the final selection being made by KVIFF's artistic director Karel Och and his programme team.
The national film promotion institutes supporting this years' edition of EFP FUTURE FRAMES – Generation NEXT of European Cinema are: AFC – Austrian Films, Danish Film Institute, Estonian Film Institute, Flanders Images, German Films, Icelandic Film Centre, Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales / ICAA (Spain), National Film Institut Hungary, Polish Film Institute, Slovak Film Institute.
EFP FUTURE FRAMES – Generation NEXT of European Cinema is supported by the Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union and presented by Festival Scope. Partner of FUTURE FRAMES 2021 is Nespresso. Articles and interviews with this year's FUTURE FRAMES participants will be published by EFP's main media partner Variety and media partners Cineuropa and Fred Film Radio.
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) is the largest film festival in the Czech Republic. It is one of the oldest A-list film festivals, a category it shares with the festivals in Cannes, Berlin, Venice, San Sebastian, Moscow, Montreal, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Among filmmakers, buyers, distributors, sales agents, and journalists, KVIFF is considered the most important event in all of Central and Eastern Europe.
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