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 at the festival (until 9 July 2022).
After an intense online pre-programme including pitching trainings and industry meetings the talents will be presenting their films in the following days to the industry, press and audience at the festival. Part of the 3-day-programme on site is also the exclusive master class with American director Tim Sutton who will share his experiences in filmmaking 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 team of programmers.
EFP FUTURE FRAMES – Generation NEXT of European Cinema, in collaboration with Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, is made possible thanks to the support of Creative Europe – the MEDIA Programme of the European Union and AMC Networks as well as the participating national film promotion institutes, EFP’s member organisations: AFC - Austrian Films, Czech Film Center, Danish Film Institute, Finnish Film Foundation, German Films, Lithuanian Film Centre, Polish Film Institute, Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales / ICAA (Spain), Slovak Film Institute and Swedish Film Institute. The main media partner is Variety, with Cineuropa and Fred Film Radio as additional media partners.
Films will be available for selected industry upon request via EFP's new partner T-Port
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.