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ZANA Team Pitches at Connecting Cottbus

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11/9/17 This week, the Zana team pitched to a crowd of European film industry professionals at Connecting Cottbus, the East West […]

Urban Nightmares Web-Series Released on blackpills Channel

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10/31/17 Urban Nightmares is a new crime investigation/horror series that Crossing Bridges filmmakers Casey Cooper Johnson and […]

ZANA Takes Home the MIDPOINT Feature Launch Award

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For coverage of the event, please click here, or follow up on Cineuropa’s page!

Crossing Bridges Films / AFI Shorts Available on Vimeo On Demand

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The Crossing Bridges Films team all studied at the American Film Institute between 2009 – 2012. Their two thesis short films are […]

ZANA Receives Co-Production Financing from Albania

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We are happy to announce that our feature film “Zana” with Co-Producer Dritan Huqi of On Film Productions was selected to […]

ZANA Participating in Rotterdam Lab and Berlinale/EFM

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We will be participating in the Rotterdam Lab during International Film Festival Rotterdam (Jan. 28 – Feb. 1) and then will join […]

Crossing Bridges Films Partners with Dream Factory Macedonia on ZANA

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We are pleased to announce we’ve partnered with Dream Factory Macedonia and producer Ognen Antov in co-production on the ZANA […]

Adriana Matoshi to Play Lead Role in ZANA

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Adriana is a rising star actress who first found acclaim with her lead role in The Return, directed by Blerta Zeqiri, which won the […]

ZANA Wins Production Grant From Kosova Cinematography Center

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We are proud to announce we have received 130,000 Euros production funding from Kosova Cinematography Center for the shooting of ZANA […]

Award Winning Actor Astrit Kabashi Attached to ZANA

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Astrit Kabashi is an established and critically acclaimed Kosovar actor, best known for his award winning lead role in Babai (2015) […]

ZANA Receives Panavision New Filmmaker Grant

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The Zana movie project has just received a Panavision New Filmmaker Grant, which provides the production with a full camera and lens […]

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SHE COMES IN SPRING at AFI Theater

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The American Film Institute has just launched their new AFI Conservatory Online Theater.  SHE COMES IN SPRING is among the very first […]

SHE COMES IN SPRING Wins at two NYC festivals

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She Comes in Spring Wins at two NYC Film Festivals: Best Short & Best Actress award at Albanian Film Week in New York and Best […]

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Sloan Film Summit

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…At the Summit, it was apparent that indeed Sloan was creative with incorporating science in art. On Saturday night at The […]

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IMPLANT Premieres at Sloan Film Summit

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The IMPLANT short film, directed by Casey Cooper Johnson and produced by Crossing Bridges Films with support from the Alfred P. Sloan […]

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Albanian American Success Stories Features Antoneta

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Antoneta Kastrati Featured in Albanian American Success Stories Magazine. http://albaniansuccessstories.com/antoneta-kastrati/      

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Antoneta Kastrati featured in Bulgaria

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Antoneta featured in ISSUU Publication “The Art of Short Filmmaking: Insights spotlighting directors in competition at the IN THE […]

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SHE COMES IN SPRING wins at Cellu L’art Film Festival

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She Comes in Spring directed by Antoneta Kastrati, wins Jena Tolerance Award at Cellu L’art Film Festival in Germany.   […]

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Indie Source Magazine Focus on Women Directors

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Antoneta Kastrati featured as part of the American Film Institute Directing Workshop For Women Round-Table in Indie Source Magazine:  

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Kosovo Diaspora Spotlights Kastrati’s Filmmaking

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Antoneta Kastrati featured in Kosovo Diaspora When Passion and Dedication Speak through Documentary Film-making.  Read about […]

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UNMANNED Available on iTunes

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The UNMANNED AFI short thesis film is now available for download and viewing on iTunes. Watch the trailer, read customer and critic […]

NINULLA featured on Kosovo 2.0

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Kosovo 2.0 pulses with voices unfettered and unafraid. Interactive blogs, articles and multimedia bring the untold stories and views […]

Review: SHE COMES IN SPRING

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Dokufest International Film Festival review’s SHE COMES IN SPRING …Beset by her own experience, Ms. Kastrati doesn’t hide […]

Antoneta Kastrati featured in Indiewire

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The American Film Institute will introduce eight new female filmmakers at its Directing Workshop for Women on May 6, where new short […]

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Exclusive: UNMANNED Update

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The use of an unmanned military drones is ethically complicated, to say the least. As of now, the US Air Force has about 7,000 of […]

WIRED features UNMANNED

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Lou Fancher’s article “Military Drama Unmanned Unmasks Drone Pilot’s Life” featured in Wired Magazine discusses […]

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THE GUARDIAN: Zagreb Dox

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THE GUARDIAN is an official selection at Zagreb Dox. ‘The Guardian’ is a story about a mountain man, Fatos Lajci, and his struggle to […]