ZAGREB: Outgoing chair Antonio Nuić hands over the reins of the Croatian Film Directors’ Guild to young film director Irena Škorić following the Board’s election on Monday, 29 October 2014.
BUCHAREST: Romania's newest distribution company Freeman Distribution has become the official distributor of Lionsgate/Summit in Poland, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, ex Yugoslavia, Albania and Bulgaria.
PRAGUE: The Czech Republic stands in for Paris in Marguerite, a French period film set in the 1920‘s. The drama about a tone deaf opera singer is directed by Xavier Giannoli (In the Beginning, 2009; Superstar, 2012).
ZAGREB: Macedonian director Mitko Panov’s Wait for Me/Čekaj me, which wrapped shooting in Croatia on 18 October 2014, is the eighth international project benefitting from the film incentives scheme provided by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre in 2014.
TALLINN: Films from Estonia, Latvia, Poland and the Czech Republic are among the ten films selected for the Tridens Baltic Sea and Nordic debut film award at the 18th Black Nights Film Festival held 14-30 November 2014. This is the first edition of the festival as a FIAF A rated festival.
COTTBUS: Two film projects from Hungary, along with films from Estonia, Georgia, Poland, and Romania, are among the thirteen films that made the cut for the coveted pitching slots at Connecting Cottbus, taking place 6-7 November, 2014.