Cyprus Film Days International Festival is a cinematic event dedicated entirely to contemporary world cinema, showcasing films in and out of competition. All the films are Cyprus premieres and are the work of newcomers or established filmmakers that have been awarded at multiple international festivals during the past festival years.
The international jury of the Festival is made up of five acclaimed film professionals from Cyprus and the world. For 2019, the President of the Jury was renowned German actor Udo Kier. Kier has starred in a long list of art house films, thrillers and cult horror films, as well as blockbusters (Blade, End of Days, Armageddon, Johnny Mnemonic, Adventures of Pinocchio etc.), and popular music videos. He has collaborated with famous directors such as, Lars Von Trier, Paul Morrissey, Miklos Jancso, Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Dario Argento.
The third edition of Dot.on.the.map Industry Days, organised by the Cyprus Film Days International Festival, the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and the Rialto Theatre, was held in Limassol, Cyprus from the 14th to the 16th April 2022. Dot.on.the.Map brought together in the framework of its the very first on-site edition in Limassol more than 100 film professionals, from Cyprus and from across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Industry experts from across 15 different countries flew in to join the three-day industry event. Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days is a co-production, training and networking platform which encourages collaborations, and gives the opportunity to Mediterranean filmmakers to present their new feature film projects to members of the international film industry, in order to find the right connections for co-production and distribution opportunities.