September 9, 2015

How to fight back economic crisis in Costa Rica?


You will find the answer during Filmteractive Festival on 24th of September -  come and watch with us " A small section of the world" by illycaffè!


The film tells the story of a group of brave women from Costa Rica, who decided to fight back against the economic crisis in their small community by growing coffee. It is a tale of strength and femaleemancipation. The women of ASOMOBI and their coffee cooperative have created a sustainable modelthat can inspire everyone. The documentary was directed by Academy Award winner Lesley Chilcott, and produced by illycaffè.
July 1, 2015

Curious father. Curious son. Take part in our contest and create a movie to celebrate Discovery's 30th anniversary!


The award ceremony will take place during Filmteractive Festival on 24th September


Since its creation 30 years ago, Discovery has been taking its audience on fascinating journeys and reminding people that everyone is an explorer and that an adventurous, inquisitive spirit should be passed from one generation to the next. Discovery has encouraged and inspired its audience to explore the world in the same way that a father would explain reality to his child.
On the 1st of July we opened a contest entitled “Curious Father Curious Son” to celebrate Discovery’s 30th anniversary.
To participate, you need to create a movie about a father and son’s quest to inspire each other for adventure, explore the world together and get to know each other better. The movie should show the dynamics between experience and fresh perspective, common sense and courage, knowledge and curiosity.
The entries can be submitted via the contest platform TLUMTLUM.PL under one of two categories: professional or amateur. The deadline for participation is the 13th of September.
Total prize pool: 30,000 PLN.
The winning movies will be screened on the 24th of September as part of the second day of the Filmteractive Festival in Łódź. They will also be aired on Discovery Channel.
The initiative is sponsored by prestigious schools:
  • Leon Schiller National Higher School of Film, Television and Theatre in Łódź
  • Bogusław Linda and Maciej Ślesicki’s Warsaw Film School
  • Kraków Film School
  • Krzysztof Kieślowski Faculty of Radio and Television at the University of Silesia
  • Warsaw School of Advertising
  • MASTERSHOT Film School in Wrocław
 
More information: http://www.discoverychannel.pl/programy/30-lecie-discovery-channel/.
 
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world’s #1 pay-tv programmer reaching nearly 3 billion cumulative subscribers in more than 220 countries and territories. For 30 years Discovery has been dedicated to satisfying curiosity and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its global television brands, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Investigation Discovery, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as U.S. joint venture network OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Discovery controls Eurosport, the leading pan-regional sports entertainment destination across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools, including an award-winning series of K-12 digital textbooks, through Discovery Education, and a digital leader with a diversified online portfolio, including Discovery Digital Networks. In Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 16 Discovery brands reach 503 million cumulative subscribers in 108 countries and territories with programming customized in 21 languages. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
September 18, 2014

Experienced Internet Licensing Specialist at Filmteractive Festival 2014!


Anna Zakrzewska-Biczyk, Internet
Licensing Specialist (ZAiKS)


Adapting to the main theme of Filmteractive Festival 2014, which is distribution of audiovisual works in the Internet era, Anna will present: New ways of distribution, new ways of licencing. It’s a great occasion to learn how copyrights are being adapted to the dynamically changing ways of content presentation on the Web and which legal issues are most important in this proces.

ZAIKS, founded in 1918, is an union of Polish authors, which from nearly a century supports creators and protects their works. This non-profit organisation not only helps artists receive their remunerations but also takes care of social activities for them.

Anna’s presentation will be held in Polish.

To learn more about Anna visit: filmteractive.eu/speakers-anna-zakrzewska.php