The Film New Europe Association is main networking platform of professionals in the Central and Eastern Europe and Baltic region. The FNE Association board is made up of the heads of the most important film institutions in the region. The webportal Film New Europe with its FNE Daily newswire was chosen as the main tool to achieve the network’s objectives: FNE is the sharing of know how, visibility of regional cultural diversity and finally the voice of the region. FNE is also a pan-European connection for the region and has partnerships and activities with the main pan-European film institutions based in Western Europe.
VENICE: This year Venice Film Festival is offering 11 films from its official programme to the public to watch online worldwide during the festival. Venice Biennale’s Sala Web allows audiences worldwide to screen these selections of the Venice International Film Festival. Sala Web is offering their exclusive limited window online screenings for the third consecutive year.
WARSAW: Polish director will explore complicated family relations in her second feature, My Daughters, Cows produced by Kalejdoskop Film Studio.
BUDAPEST: London-based producer Steve Matthews was named Executive Producer, Drama Development with HBO Europe Original Productions. He takes up his new position as of 1 September 2014.
BUCHAREST: Chinese actor Jackie Chan will open the Chinese Film Days in Bucharest on 11 September and will be named honorary cultural Ambassador of Romanian-Chinese relations.
Thursday 28 August 2014: Screening Alert
PRAGUE: Director Lee Tamahori (Another Day, Once Were Warriors) is filming Emperor, an epic action-adventure film starring Adrien Brody, in the Czech Republic.
BUCHAREST: Romania's Strada Film and Germany's filmallee team up again for That Trip We Took with Dad/La drum cu tata, the debut feature by Anca Miruna Lăzărescu whose short film, the multi-awarded Silent River/Apele tac they coproduced in 2011.
WARSAW: The first mini-series produced for AXN Central Europe locally in Poland will premiere in October.
Event Alert: 19:00 Festival Opening Ceremony and Party