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The 2nd Gobal Film Expression Conference (GFEC 2018) The International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) is hosting it's 2nd Gobal Film Expression Conference (GFEC 2018) in Addis Ababa on 14-16 December 2018. The conference in Addis is the weekend of December 15 and the IEFTA invites Ethiopian Filmmakers to the chance to meet with Film Producers and Film Festival Directors from around the worldat the event. One of the filmmakers selected will come to Cannes FIlm Festival and participate in workshops in...

IEFTA awards prize to Farzana Boby to attend industry workshops at Cannes 2019 Dhaka DocLab, held in Dhaka, Bangladeshis an initiative that focuses on mentoring documentary filmmakers from South Asia. At this year's event, held from 31st August – 5th September 2018, workshops, seminars and masterclasses in technical aspects of filmmaking spanned the first three days, the second segment allowed 15 delegates to pitch projects to the industry expert based panel. As a jury member, the IEFTA awarded a deserving Farzana...

The mission of the International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) is to provide opportunity and mentorship to regions calling for a sustainable film industry. Partnering with Marche du Film and it's industry programmes, 8 emerging filmmakers were selected to go to Cannes 2018...

Call for Ethiopian Filmmakers to meet with International Film Professionals The International Emerging Talent Films Association (IEFTA) invites Ethiopian Filmmakers to apply for the chance to meet with Film Producers and Film Festival Directors from the United States and Europe. 12 Filmmakers will be selected to meet one-on-one with the professionals to discuss and receive advice on developing their current projects. Projects can be at any stage of development, from initial idea to post-production, and the projects can be short or feature...

Filmmakers Pietro Novello, Lubna Sharmin, Md Abid Mallick, Tsengel Davaasambuu, and Mungunkhuu Distabazar are honored at the From Dhaka to Cannes: A Celebration of Talent hosted by the International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) at La Plage Royale on May 19, 2017 in Cannes, France. Photo by Kaidi Photography....

The Dhaka to Cannes initiative - the first ever of its kind - is launched in Bangladesh Organised by the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB) in partnership with International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) the Dhaka to Cannes initiative is kicked off with the selection of three emerging Bangladeshi filmmakers: Lubna Sharmin, Kazi Mahadi Muntasir and Md Abid Mallick, who are chosen to attend Cannes Film Festival 2017 as a part of the opportunity, mentorship and workshop programme. Read more...

The association IEFTA, based in the Principality, promotes young directors from emerging countries in Cannes, and takes advantage of the Festival du Film to reflect on the issue of refugees....

The 2nd annual Refugee Voices in Film screenings with Doc Corner at this years Cannes Film Festival explored UNHCR's innovative approaches to refugee messaging, with a particular focus on the Mediterranean and mixed migration movements....

In a statement the International Emerging Talent Films Association (IEFTA) said it was “deeply saddened” by the French embassy's decision to reject visa to two Bangladeshis expected to join the Cannes Film Festival. The Marché du Film had approved participation of all three candidates of the International Film Initiative of Bangladesh (IFIB), but the French Embassy in Dhaka denied visas for the two male applicants, 'Malick' and 'Muntasir'. The third finalist, Lubna Sharmin, has been granted visa. IEFTA’s President Marco Orsini said...

Dear IEFTA supporters, The Festival de Cannes is just around the corner. Mark your calendars and be sure to save these dates. IEFTA SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE 70th CANNES FILM FESTIVAL [vc_row][vc_column width='1/3'] FRIDAY 19 May 2017 17:00 hrs - 19:00 hrs IEFTA in partnership with IFIB presents Dhaka to Cannes: A Celebration of Talent Honouring participating Bangladeshi filmmakers from this year's inaugural Dhaka to Cannes initiative, as well as Mongolian filmmakers, Watersprite participants and Bangladeshi HNW contributors. Plage Royale, Boulevard de la Croisette, 06400 Cannes[/vc_column] [vc_column width='1/3'] SUNDAY...

Dear Friends & Supporters of the IEFTA - and to our Partners and Friends in Ethiopia, For 9 years, The IEFTA has developed film-related talent and supported cinematic education in Ethiopia. Click here to read more about our Addis to Cannes Initiative.  We have established enduring ties and made wonderful friends, while marveling at the warmth, energy and creativity of local filmmakers. Consequently, we deplore recent developments in the political and economic affairs of Ethiopia, including the newly declared state of...

The city known for one of the major film festivals in the world - Cannes has a special appeal that is difficult to describe to people who haven't actually been there....

Biennially, the International Emerging Talent Film Association (IEFTA) and the Ethiopian Film initiative (EFI) join forces to organise a sponsored trip to the Cannes Film Festival. These trips provide an opportunity to meet a range of influential producers and commissioners at the festival. Process – Applicants submit formal application and 1 short or feature film in early spring for review by a panel of IEFTA/EFI advisory board members. Between 3-6 people are selected for the « From Addis to Cannes » event. The...

"From Addis To Cannes 2014" An Interview With Ethiopian Filmmakers Since 2010, the Monaco based organization IEFTA and the EFI, together have been providing an opportunity for young Ethiopian filmmakers to study and learn their craft in Addis Ababa. The filmmakers come to Cannes and are mentored as they meet a range of influential distributors, sales agents, producers, directors and international film commissioners at the international festival. They are also given one-on-one sessions with film institutions, consultants, established producing &...

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