WARSAW: Latvia's Oscar candidate Mother I Love You will be distributed in India while Poland's celebrated Papusza was sold to Japan.
SOFIA: France’s Joséphine de La Baume will star in the Ukrainian-Georgian-German-Bulgarian 2.6m EUR coproduction Ursus - The Caucasian Bear, co-written eight years ago by esteemed Georgian scriptwriter Zaza Buadze and film director/producer Otar Shamatava.
WARSAW: The worldwide FilmBox Arthouse TV channel is set to launch in January 2014 starting with Central and Eastern Europe and USA.
Estonia established an Estonian Film Industry Cluster in late 2012 with the support of over 20 leading production companies and organisations, followed by the launch of the Estonian Film Commission at the end of 2012, while funding for film rose by 1m EUR, following three weaker years.
WARSAW: An award of 50 000 USD and screenings at the newly created FilmBox Arthouse TV Channel await filmmakers who enter the annual FilmBox Movie Award Competition.
The launch of the new Hungarian National Film Fund saw the first results of its funding in 2013, ending a long drought in Hungarian film production. Foreign film production continued to be a strong presence in Hungary.