Support and development of Ukrainian cinematography inside the country and on international stage, popularization of high-level intellectual films. Main professional platform that gathers Ukrainian and foreign filmmakers. Exclusive film premieres, workshops of leading world filmmakers and unique festive atmosphere – all of this bring together 9 days of Odesa International Film Festival!
Summer Film Market, which is the main professional platform for communication of film professionals working in the field of cinema distribution, will be held during July, 17-20
The jury includes: actor Aidan Turner, producer, director, scriptwriter Natalia Vorozhbyt, film critic and film historian Charles Tesson, director, scriptwriter, producer Zaza Urushadze.
A course Actor’s Workshop 2017 will hold within the framework of the business platform Film Industry Office, from July 17 to July 20 the 8th Odesa International Film Festival.
On July 21, the Odesa Film Festival will be hosting the Work in Progress project presentations, where producers and directors will be presenting the footage of feature films at the stage of post-production, which are planned to be finished in 2017-2018.
Christian Petzold is the German director, one of the key figures of the Berlin School and the favourite of film critics
Of the 911 films from 81 countries that were submitted for participation in the competition programme of the festival, the selection committee has chosen 12 films from China, Ukraine, Serbia, Austria, Lithuania, Israel, Estonia, France, Brazil, Georgia, Belgium, and Spain to compete for the OIFF Grand Prix – the Golden Duke