KARLOVY VARY: The Film New Europe Association will be hosting the Event: How to Coproduce With France on Wednesday 8 July 2015 in Karlovy Vary this year. Participants and partners include Film France and Georgian National Film Centre (GNFC)
PRAGUE: The Czech government has approved an amendment to the audiovisual law that will increase transparency and pump up to 200m CZK more into the film industry.
SOFIA: The Sofia-based National Palace of Culture proclaimed Best Congress Centre in the World by the International Organization of Congress Centres in 2005 has started financing films.
ZAGREB: Nautical Channel is shooting a 10-episode documentary series called Sail Ho! Croatia along the Adriatic Coast. Shooting started early June and will wrap mid-July 2015.
The 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will present a total of 11 new Czech documentaries in various sections.
SOFIA: Director Dimitar Kozev-Shosho started the shooting of his second feature My Father, My Mother, My Sister on 29 June 2015. The theatrical distribution is planned for 2016.
KARLOVY VARY: Anca Damian’s Magic Mountain screens in the main competition of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this year.
BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski (The Unsaved) will start shooting a new feature, Eastern Business, mid-July 2015. This dark comedy is the first Romanian/Lithuanian coproduction to date.
WARSAW: Polish director, actor and musician Arkadiusz Jakubik will start shooting his second feature, Simple Murder Story, in September 2015.
PARIS: Lithuanian and French ministers of culture Šarūnas Birutis and Fleur Pellerin signed an agreement on film coproduction in Paris to facilitate cooperation between Lithuanian and French filmmakers.