Filmmakers for Refugees distributed the $10,000 cash prize as ten $1,000 micro grants aimed at supporting individuals’ basic needs and/or the continuation of creative projects. Recipients included members of Ukraine’s film and TV community who since the war began have become refugees, enlisted as soldiers, are acting as documentarians of war crimes or have otherwise seen their life circumstances radically altered
WATCH NOW: A special message from Agnieszka Holland about the Online Charity Screenings on FILMMAKERS-FOR-UKRAINE
The world-renowned Polish filmmaker introduces the Charity Screenings in a brief video statement where she talks about the power of Ukrainian cinema and why it is timely to help Ukrainian filmmakers right now
Online charity screenings on the FILMMAKERS-FOR-UKRAINE platform bring Ukrainian films closer to the audience and support Ukrainian filmmakers
Check out the full program for the Online Charity Screenings starting on Filmmakers-For-Ukraine on Thursday, 14. July
Legal aspects of working in Germany – with a focus on the Berlin artist residence permit. A free webinar for Ukrainian filmmakers and artists
Events and opportunities for Ukrainian filmmakers in Poland: the Polish Language Lab for filmmakers from Ukraine, the Warsaw Next workshop for young filmmakers from Ukraine, Belarus and Poland during the Warsaw Film Festival and a Film Bridge – the directing and scriptwriting programme for filmmakers from Ukraine at Wajda School
Filmmakers For Ukraine and Wild Sample invite all Ukrainian actresses and actors to a free online workshop by THERESA SOPHIE ALBERT, actor, acting coach and filmmaker.
One year since Russia invaded Ukraine and blew up stability in the region, EUNIC Romania Network and the International Documentary & Human Rights Film Festival One World Romania await their audiences at Cinema Elvire Popescu in Bucharest for a film screening, followed by a debate about the role of art in processing trauma, respectively in understanding and fixing reality.
DIM filmhouse, a production company founded by Eric Holland and his Ukrainian colleagues, has launched a social impact movement called “Worked On In Ukraine” (WOIUA) to support the Ukrainian filmmaking community.
Berlinale 2023 expresses its solidarity with Ukraine both in the film selection and with various events. One of these events is the so-called “Producers Presentations” during which five (5) Ukrainian producers will be introducing their projects and will be supported in their search for international partners. FEB 17th | EFM Producers & Projects Hub, Martin Gropius Bau, 2nd floor (Market Badge Access) | TIME 5-6 pm
HOW TO ENTER THE EUROPEAN FILM INDUSTRY – a free online masterclass for Ukrainian actresses and actors by GRETA AMEND
Register for a free online masterclass for Ukrainian actors and actresses: 6-weeks, online, every Friday from 18 to 19.30 CET Berlin.
As part of the Berlinale 2023, the global forum for women film organizations will shine a light on the work of women filmmakers who operate in war zones and other areas of danger and conflict currently shaking the world.
Sean Penn’s documentary about the conflict in Ukraine is finally seeing the light of day. The Berlin Film Festival announced today that Superpower, which was shot on-location and codirected by Penn and Aaron Kaufman, will premiere out-of-competition next month.
Filmmakers for Ukraine is proud to present Perfecting Your Pitch with Hollywood executive, filmmaker and educator Christopher Lockhart on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, at 18:00 GMT+2/Kyiv Time.
FOCUS 2022 – Watch our presentation: Filmmakers for Ukraine and ScreenSkills – Ukrainian Professionals Crossing the Bridge to the UK Screen Industries [VIDEO]
The importance of a much-needed guidance for Ukrainian screen professionals in the UK on extended stay permission was the epicenter of our presentation together with ScreenSkills during FOCUS 2022 in London. More than forty (40) Ukrainian professionals attended the presentation of an incredible panel of speakers on Wednesday, December 7.
Filmmakers for Ukraine are participating at FOCUS – The Meeting Place for International Production, in London and they are inviting you to their presentation in collaboration with ScreenSkills which will take place on December 7.
In 2023, Liverpool will host the Eurovision Song Contest. The event should be taking place in Ukraine, but the ongoing full-scale invasion of the country means the UK will instead host the competition this year. This will bring together three distinct cultures – Ukraine, UK and Eurovision – and present them on an extraordinary stage – the city of Liverpool.
ScreenSkills – Watch the presentation offered to Ukrainian professionals based in the UK: “We want to empower people to recognize that they have all they need to step up their game” [VIDEO]
The importance of training schemes offered by ScreenSkills to AV professionals in the UK was explained in detail to more than 50 Ukrainian professionals in a successful Zoom presentation by Nicky Ball, Head of High-end TV Mid-Level Career Progression on Wednesday, November 30.
SIBS FILM – Filmmakers for Ukraine in conversation with Yulia Clack: “I shared what was in my heart, hoping it would touch someone else’s heart” [VIDEO]
How to help Ukraine even from far away? Listen to the words of the protagonist of Derek Johnson’s documentary short film, now available on our charity screenings.
London, Saturday 26 November, 16:00. A discussion on the use of sexual violence in Russia’s war against Ukraine and what needs to be done to bring the perpetrators to justice is co-organised by the Ukrainian Institute London, Birkbeck, University of London, SEMA Ukraine, International Council of Polish Women+ and Cambridge Families for Ukraine.
Screenskills, the organization responsible for training schemes to increase the film & TV workforce in the UK, is joining forces with FfU for an event on Zoom aimed for Ukrainian film professionals. Here you will find all the details
SIBS FILM – Watch how a Ukrainian coffee shop became the stronghold of a great community – NOW on the FfU Charity Screenings!
Derek Johnson’s documentary short film is a 15 minute confession pointing out the greatest strength of the Ukrainian people: their incredible sense of community
“Cinematographers at war” seminar as part of KINOKO’S special program at the 30. EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival
As part of KINOKO’S special program at the 30. EnergaCAMERIMAGE Film Festival the “Cinematographers at war” seminar will take place.
At the end of November, the Ukrainian community in Brussels will hold a Mriya International Film Festival. Promote Ukraine is a co-organizer and information partner of this film festival.