FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Wolves at the Borders: Martin Pav

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Czech documentary maker Martin Pav, who speaks about his documentary Wolves…
04-12-2020

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM Moves Screenings Online

BRNO: EKOFILM has moved most of its competition films online, following the closing of cinemas due to the declaration of a State of Emergency in the Czech Republic.
01-12-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Caught in the Net: Documentary Producer Pavla Klimešová

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with Pavla Klimešová, the producer of the Czech documentary Caught…
27-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Town of Glory: Documentary Maker Dmitry Bogolyubov

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Dmitry Bogolyubov, who speaks about his documentary…
20-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcasts: True Story Interviews: Documentary Maker: Maxim Shved

This week True Story, a collaborative project between Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Maxim Shved, who speaks about his documentary Pure…
13-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcasts: Announcing True Story. A Documentary Interview Series

Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe are happy to announce the new collaborative project, the podcast series dedicated to the documentary film of Central and Eastern Europe: True…
06-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2020 Cancels November Fest

PRAGUE: Karlovy Vary IFF 54½, a special edition of the 54th edition of the festival which didn't take place, has also been cancelled. The mini-festival was originally scheduled for 18…
05-11-2020

Join IDF Live Online Discussion: Filming in the Time of Corona

PRAGUE: Join the online discussion Filming in the Time of Corona live on IDF's Facebook page today, Wednesday, 4 November at 18:00 CET. Producers Ada Solomon, Vanja Jambrović and Christian…
04-11-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Slovak Director Viera Čákanyová Wins Top Prize at Ji.hlava IDFF

JIHLAVA: White on White by Slovak director Viera Čákanyová won Best Film in the Opus Bonum international competition of the 24th Ji.hlava IDFF, which continues online through 8 November 2020.…
02-11-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Ji.hlava Presents 2021 Emerging Producers

JIHLAVA: The 24th edition of the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival opens on 27 October 2020, in an extended online version running through 8 November. A highlight of the festival’s…
27-10-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Ji.hlava Festival Director Marek Hovorka

Ji.hlava IDFF is the latest in a long line of film festivals forced to go online because of the COVID pandemic. Festival director Market Hovorka talks about the decision to…
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Poland Takes Centre Stage at Ji.hlava IDFF

JIHLAVA: The 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which will take place in an expanded online form on 27 October – 8 November 2020, will look at Polish experimental and…
22-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF: Antigone – How Dare We!

JIHLAVA: Jani Sever's Antigone – How Dare We! / Antigona – Kako si upamo! will be screened in the Between the Seas competition of the online edition of the 24th…
22-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF: Latvian Coyote

JIHLAVA: The acclaimed and prolific Latvian documentary filmmaker Ivars Zviedris will screen his film Latvian Coyote (previously titled The Smuggler) in the Between the Seas competition of the online edition…
22-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Sockeye Salmon. Red Fish Wins EKOFILM IFF 2020

BRNO: The Russian film Sockeye Salmon. Red Fish by Vladislav Grishin and Dmitriy Shpilenok was the winner of the 46th EKOFILM International Film Festival, which concluded its first part on…
19-10-2020

FESTIVALS: CEE Docs Shine at Ji.hlava IDFF

PRAGUE: Nine documentaries that cover the breadth of the CEE region will screen in the Between the Seas competition of the online edition of the 24th Ji.hlava IDFF, which runs…
15-10-2020

CEE Animation 2021 Call for Projects

PRAGUE: CEE Animation has opened a call for filmmakers from low capacity film countries for its CEE Animation Workshop, a year-long project to take place online.
15-10-2020

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM Postpones Screenings But Keeps Online Programme

BRNO: In response to the newly announced COVID-19 measures closing cinemas in the Czech Republic, the organisers of the 46th edition of the EKOFILM 2020 International Film Festival have decided…
13-10-2020

CEE Animation Forum 2020: Inaugural Animation Espresso Announces Winners

PRAGUE: The first edition of the pitching session Animation Espresso, organised as part of the CEE Animation Forum, awarded its first prize to the short animation project Forgive / Odpust…
13-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF Goes Digital

JIHLAVA: Following a surge in COVID-19 cases and closure of all cinemas in the Czech Republic, the 24th edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF will be held completely online.
12-10-2020