FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Agnieszka Dziedzic: Producer, Founder and Co-owner of Koi Studio

FNE’s Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to producer Agnieszka Dziedzic, founder and co-owner of a production company Koi Studio, a member of the Polish Guild of Producers, and a board member of the Polish Audiovisual Producers Chamber, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as on the challenges and activities of the film industry, on site as the Polish film industry begins to recover from the pandemic.

14-09-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła: Head of Programming at Krakow Film Festival


FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła head of programming at Krakow Film Festival. One year after the festival had to go online Krakow FF which took place from 30 May to 6 June 2021 became one of the first events in the region to go live again with cinema screenings and networking cocktails to bring filmmakers together again.

The 2021 Year of Recovery for Film in Visegrad Countries (YR2021) project brings together filmmakers and cultural professionals across the V4 to cooperate in the recovery of the film industry which has been badly damaged by the COVID pandemic and to reconnect with cinema audiences across the region and across borders. We want to share the lessons learned about reaching audiences online and the advantages of hybrid events in creating new connections across the Visegrad region.

26-08-2021

FNE Visegrad 2021 Year of Recovery for Film and Television Industry: See the Online Podcast With Visegrad Decision Makers

BRATISLAVA: YR2021 kicked off with a live panel discussion at Kino Lumière Bratislava on 29 June 2021. It was the first of a year-long series of events that will gradually take place in the capitals of the Visegrad Four: Bratislava, Warsaw, Prague and Budapest.

02-07-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Lukas Gira, Head of Marketing and Distribution, Continental Film

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Lukas Gira, head of Marketing and Distribution at Continental Film, about the challenges Slovak distributors faced during the pandemic and the new post-pandemic environment for cinemas and distribution as the Slovak film industry begins to recover from the pandemic.

29-06-2021

FNE Visegrad 2021 Year of Recovery for Film and Television Industry: Interview with Michal Drobný, Co-Owner of CINEMAX

FNE has spoken to Michal Drobný, the co-owner of CINEMAX, to find out how the largest network of cinemas in Slovakia is recovering from the pandemic.

28-06-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Hana Kutlikova, Assistant Manager, Artkino Metro

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hana Kutlikova, assistant manager at Artkino Metro, about the challenges Slovak cinemas are facing as they struggle to re-open, as well as on the program, tasks and activities of the cinema, on site as the Slovak film industry begins to recover from the pandemic.

Built in between the two world wars, in 1938, ArtKino Metro belongs to the most traditional cultural venues in the city of Trenčín. Its goal is to bring the cinema through the challenges of the 21st century film distribution by restoring the charm and the sense of community that cultural events used to bring in the past.

24-06-2021

FNE Visegrad YR 2021 Q&A: Slovak Producer and Head of SAPA Marián Urban

FNE correspondent Zuzana Vojtekova spoke to Slovak producer Marián Urban, head of ALEF FILM & MEDIA and the Slovak Audiovisual Producers' Association (SAPA), about what challenges he faced as a producer during the pandemic and how the film industry in Slovakia is recovering.

24-06-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Wanda Adamík Hrycová, Producer, President of the Slovak Film and Television Academy

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to producer Wanda Adamík Hrycová, the President of the Slovak Film and Television Academy, and a member of the Association of Independent Producers, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as on the challenges and activities of the film industry, on site as the Slovak film industry begins to recover from the pandemic.

23-06-2021