THIS IS A PLACE OF HELP FOR FILMMAKERS AND MINORITIES IN AND FROM UKRAINE AND ALL PEOPLE WHO ARE AFFECTED BY THE WAR.


We collect and check important and current information Europe-wide and publish it here. We will not stop until the war is over and everyone can return to a free Ukraine. Whoever has information or needs help can reach us here:

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Helping to leave

The team of Helping to leave works 24/7 providing consultations to those seeking help, guiding them through the evacuation process, and connecting them to the volunteers on the ground for all humanitarian needs. The organisation covers transport expenses, provides information, and arranges for counselling where necessary.We help Ukrainians affected by war – also those who were forcibly deported to the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine or to Russia.

Helping to Leave

Assistance for Refugees, Find Help, Transport

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Work for assistant editor - documentary film about Ukraine

German production is looking for an assistant editor for the documentary film about Ukraine from the time of the Maidan to the present day. The film is directed by Kristof Gerega and supported by ZDF. The documentary follows journalists who become politicians and continue their careers in public activism and politics – Svitlana Zalischuk, Mustafa Nayem and Serhiy Leshchenko. The main tasks of the assistant, for now, are to translate the text from Ukrainian into English and create subtitles inside Premiere Pro (there is a new convenient feature), and work with the archives of the Verkhovna Rada. The director and

Find Help, Jobs/Work

Germany

English, German, Ukrainian

Filmmakers

Touring Artists - Information portal

Information on legal and administrative questions for artists and creatives in Germany who work abroad for a limited time and for foreign artists and creatives who work in Germany temporarily. The information portal for artists and creatives working internationally Artistic creation often goes hand in hand with cross-border work. This results in various practical issues and, under certain circumstances, even organizational difficulties for artists, creatives and persons engaged in the cultural sector, e.g., concerning social security, taxes, or insurance issues, which pertain both to work stays and collaborations within the EU and projects beyond EU borders.www.touring-artists.info provides answers to questions regarding international mobility for

touring-artists.info

Assistance for Refugees, Find Help, Legal Help

Germany

English, German, Ukrainian

Actors/Actresses, Artists, Creative industry professionals, Filmmakers

ABOUT US

This website was created by Crew United Europe. Actually we connect people to make great films together under fair conditions. Now we want to use our experience to connect people to help people from and in Ukraine. We invite all institutions, associations and unions of the film industry in Europe and worldwide to support and help us.

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Support the organisation Helping to leave

The team of Helping to leave works 24/7 providing consultations to those seeking help, guiding them through the evacuation process, and connecting them to the volunteers on the ground for all humanitarian needs. The organisation covers transport expenses, provides information, and arranges for counselling where necessary.We help Ukrainians affected by war – also those who were forcibly deported to the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine or to Russia. Donate and support Helping to leave.

Helping to Leave

Assistance for Refugees, Transport

English, Russian, Ukrainian

Call for donations - Radios

Stanislav Tkachov, a Ukrainian cinematographer is collecting money for 22 digital two-way radios Motorola mototrbo dp4400e VHF. Read his personal message and support this cause:“I’m Stanislav, a DOP, now in Forces of Special Operations of the Ukrainian army (AZOV).We have big support from western countries as you know, but the range of our needs is very wide, especially in the technical sphere and communication with each other in hot spots under action of jamming systems is super important. So, we need 22 digital two-way radios Motorola motoTrbo dp4400e VHF. For any contribution or donation, I’m personally making photo/video report for

Link to bank transfer

Ukraine

English, Ukrainian

Filmmakers

United24 – a global fundraising platform

President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, launched a global initiative United24. Its goal is to unite people in their will to help Ukraine. United24 starts with a fundraising platform, which becomes the main venue for collecting charitable donations in support of Ukraine. The United24 website provides the ability to make a one-click donation from any country. United24 raises funds to be used in three directions: Defence and Demining Humanitarian and Medical Aid Rebuild Ukraine All funds will be transferred to the accounts of the National Bank of Ukraine and assigned to the relevant ministries: The Ministry of Defenсe of Ukraine, The

u24.gov.ua

Ukraine

English, Ukrainian

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US Production executives talked about Ukraine War at AFCI Week

The Association of Film Commissioners International conference, AFCI Week, welcomed Netflix, HBO and Amazon executives to the panel. US-based physical production executives are now thinking more globally than ever – and are not yet being put off shooting in Eastern Europe by the war in Ukraine. Those were among the insights offered to film commissioners from around the world this week by a panel including executives from Netflix, HBO and Amazon at AFCI Week, an Association of Film Commissioners International conference event running June 27 to 30 in Los Angeles. On a panel about production in a post-pandemic world, Jay

AFCI Week

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Family Production shoot Kyivstar commercial amid Ukraine war

Family Production are behind the first commercial shot during the full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The project was made for one of Ukraine‘s largest mobile service providers, Kyivstar. This spot tells the story of a volunteer who takes help to people in different parts of the country, emphasising the importance of staying connected. “As soon as we started booking the Kyivstar commercial crew, many did not believe that it was actually happening,” details Anastasiya Bukovska, co-owner of Family Production. “But everyone was very happy. We made passage schemes with routes to the nearest bomb shelter for the whole team, and our shooting plans

The Location Guide

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Ukrainian Works-in-Progress, Scheduled for Odesa Fest, Premiere in Karlovy Vary

The Czech film festival is providing a platform for war-struck Ukrainian filmmakers to present their projects to the world. In a typical year, fans of Eastern European cinema, after enjoying the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in early July, would hop on a two-hour flight to Odesa, Ukraine for the Odesa International Film Festival, the No. 1 annual event for Ukrainian cinema. 2022, of course, is a far from typical. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24 has made the OIFF untenable this year, but festivals across the region are showing cross-border solidarity with Ukraine filmmakers and the country’s stricken local industry. The PriFest in

The Hollywood Reporter

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Movies

Frost (2017)

Fiction   With great support byJustWatch Director: Sharunas Bartas Genre: Drama Country: Lithuania, Poland, France, Ukraine Language: Ukrainian, Russian, Lithuanian, English, French Length: 132 Minutes Frost – Synopsis The young Lithuanian Rokas accepts the order to deliver a lot of humanitarian aid for the Ukrainian army, plunged in full separatist conflict with Russia. In the company of his girlfriend Inga, he will discover the horrors of war. After an episode involving a group of journalists living in a strange hedonistic bubble, this couple of travelers will go through a crisis that will transform their lives. With a story that navigates

cineuropa.org

Fiction, Trailer

France, Lithuania, Poland, Ukraine

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Mister Pilipenko and his Submarine (2006)

Documentary   With great support byJustWatch original title: Herr Pilipenko und sein U-Boot Director: Jan-Hinrik Drevs, René Harder Genre: Documentary Country: Germany Language: Ukrainian Length: 90 Minutes Mister Pilipenko and his Submarine – Synopsis Vladimir Pilipenko loves to be in his workshop. This is where he has spent days and nights for the last three decades, building a submarine out of scrap parts. In the middle of the Ukrainian steppe. The amazing thing is: The bright green vehicle works! At least in the local village pond. But Vladimir Pilipenko wants to prove that he can really dive with his submarine

idfa.nl

Documentary, Trailer

Germany

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Parthenon (2019)

Fiction   With great support byJustWatch other title: Partenonas, Stasi Director: Mantas Kvedaravicius Genre: Drama Country: Lithuania, Finland, France Language: Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic, English, Turkish Length: 119 Minutes Parthenon – Synopsis In a cheap brothel at the foothills of an Athenian fortress, a man recounts the magnificent events of his life. His search for love and glory is retold and relived by many: a prostitute with an unredeemable past, a gangster haunted by bad luck, an icon painter who has no faith… In one of the stories, the man finds his riches, in another he becomes a vagabond prophet, in

cineuropa.org

Fiction, Trailer

France, Lithuania, Ukraine

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