BUCHAREST: Menocchio, the new project of Alberto Fasulo, who won the 2013 Rome Film Festival with TIR, will be an Italian/Romanian coproduction and is set to be shot in summer/autumn 2017.
PRAGUE: The 51st Karlovy Vary IFF, which runs 1-9 July 2016, has announced awards totalling 150,000 EUR as part of its Film Industry @KVIFF 2016 events.
WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute launched a digital library of school films made by the students and graduates of four leading Polish film schools. The collection includes over 200 productions, made in the last 40 years by the most accomplished filmmakers of Polish cinema as well as new titles made by recent debutantes. The films are available on the website for free.
BUCHAREST: Discussions on the amendments to the Cinema Law proposed by the Ministry of Culture will have to wait until September 2016 as the judicial commission from the Chamber of Deputies decided that the Government cannot issue emergency ordinances during the summer holiday for judicial and cultural matters and also for the state protocol administration.
NICOSIA: The Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF), which opens on 24 June 2016, will screen 26 international short films, 11 national short films, 13 student short films and eight special themed short films.