FESTIVALS: Charter Wins 2021 Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest

PRAGUE: The Swedish/Danish/Norwegian film Charter by Amanda Kernell won the main competition of the 28th edition of the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest. The festival took place in person…
27-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Eight Titles in Finale Plzen 2021 Lineup

PLZEN: Eight films are vying in the Feature and Animated Films Competition of the 34th edition of Finale Plzen, which will wrap on 29 September 2021.
27-09-2021

Czech Republic Increases Budget for Production Incentives by 12 m EUR

PRAGUE: The Czech Government has decided to supplement the annual production incentives budget, which used to be around 31.5 m EUR / 800 m CZK, with another 12 m EUR…
24-09-2021

Mike Downey Honoured with Kristián Lifetime Achievement Award at Prague IFF – Febiofest

PRAGUE: The Irish-UK producer and European Film Academy Chairman Mike Downey received the Kristián Lifetime Achievement Award at 28th edition of Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest, which is taking…
22-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Zlin Film Festival 2021 Announces Winners

ZLIN: The second part of the 61st edition of Zlin FF – International Film Festival for Children and Youth, which took place in person, has finished with an awards gala.…
20-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Teona Strugar Mitevska Wraps Shooting On The Happiest Man in the World

SARAJEVO: Teona Strugar Mitevska is finishing the shoot for her sixth film The Happiest Man in The World with two shooting days in Sarajevo, after four weeks of shooting in…
17-09-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Documentary Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 474,000 EUR / 12 m CZK as production grants for documentaries.
17-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Jiří Havelka in Postproduction with A Unique Event

PRAGUE: Czech actor/playwright/director Jiří Havelka is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature A Unique Event (English working title) / Mimořádná událost. The premiere is already set for 2 February…
16-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Prague IFF - Febiofest 2021 Ready to Kick Off

PRAGUE: The 28th edition of the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest will showcase more than 100 Czech and international titles. Seven films will vie in the main competition. The…
15-09-2021

BOX OFFICE: David Ondříček's Zátopek Gets Best Czech Opening of the Season

PRAGUE: Zátopek by David Ondříček has had the best opening of the season among domestic releases, the 108,560 admissions placing it in the 10th spot of the domestic openings chart.…
13-09-2021

FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Barbora Hudečková and Tomáš Poštulka - One World Film Festival

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Barbora Hudečková and Tomáš Poštulka, who are programmers at the One World Film Festival, during the recent Dok Incubator event in Olomouc about how One World…
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FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Rita Balough

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Rita Balogh, documentary filmmaker and the co-founder of the Budapest International Documentary Festival, at the recent Dok Incubator session in Olomouc about what lessons she learned…
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FNE Podcast: Dok Incubator 2021: Andrea Prenghyová

OLOMOUC: FNE spoke to Dok Incubator organiser Andrea Prenghyová about what lessons she learned during the pandemic and how filmmakers are adapting their projects in the period of recovery.
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PRODUCTION: Italian/Czech Coproduction Terezín Starts Filming in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The Italian/Czech coproduction Terezín by Gabriele Guidi, coproduced by Three Brothers Production, started shooting in Prague on 30 August 2021. The production is supported by the Prague Film Fund.
01-09-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: Prize Winners: As Far As I Can Walk

KARLOVY VARY: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović (Serbia, France, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Lithuania) directed by Stefan Arsenijević won the Crystal Globe Grand Prix, also scooping the prizes…
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FNE at KVIFF 2021: See How the Critics Rated the Films

KARLOVY VARY: This year for the seventh time FNE teamed up with KVIFF and critics attending the festival to rate the films in the Crystal Globe Competition and the East…
30-08-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: See How the Critics Rate the Films So Far

KARLOVY VARY: This year for the seventh time FNE teamed up with KVIFF and critics attending the festival to rate the films in the Crystal Globe Competition and the East…
27-08-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: EFP Future Frames

FNE spoke to nine European film school students and recent graduates to find out what they think about the future of European film.
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One World 2022 Opens Call for Submissions

PRAGUE: Submissions for the 24th edition of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival are now open. The festival will take place from 21 March to 3 April…
26-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Alice Nellis Starts Shooting Buko

PRAGUE: Czech writer/director Alice Nellis started shooting her ninth feature film Buko in Central Bohemia on 19 August 2021. The director calls the film "a spiritual road movie" as it…
25-08-2021