FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival 2021 Announces Winners

JIHLAVA: Barbora Sliepková’s Lines (Slovakia) received the award for Best World Documentary in the Opus Bonum competition of the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (26-31 October 2021), also winning Best Debut and…
02-11-2021

Projects from FNE Partner Countries at JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum

JIHLAVA: See the projects from FNE partner countries pitched at the JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum, a financing, co-production and networking event dedicated to supporting European documentary production, which was…
02-11-2021

dok.incubator Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021

JIHLAVA: The dok.incubator workshop is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a retrospective held at the Ji.hlava IDFF on 29 October 2021.
29-10-2021

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM 2021 Announces Winners

BRNO: Polish documentary The Whale from Lorino by Maciej Cuske received the prize of the Czech Minister of the Environment, while Czech director Filip Remunda won the Nature’s Beauty Competition…
28-10-2021

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF: Meet the Emerging Producers 2022 – Vol. 1

JIHLAVA: The 25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which takes place 26-31 October 2021, continues to introduce the up-and-coming generation of European producers of documentary films.
27-10-2021

Ji.hlava Academy 2021 Starts Tomorrow

JIHLAVA: The 5th edition of Ji.hlava Academy will take place online from 27 to 30 October 2021. The educational, networking and inspiring platform open to emerging filmmakers in non-fiction contemporary…
26-10-2021

Ji.hlava New Visions 2021 Forum Announces Selected Projects

JIHLAVA: Eleven new European documentary projects in development will be presented live and online at the Ji.hlava New Visions 2021 Forum on 28-29 October 2021. The 25th Ji.hlava International Documentary…
25-10-2021

PRODUCTION: HBO in Production with Slovak TV Series Winner

PRAGUE: HBO is in production on the six-part Slovak TV series The Winner / Víťaz (working title), under the new label HBO Max Original. The Winner is being produced by…
25-10-2021

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM 2021 Kicked Off in Brno

BRNO: Filip Remunda and Jakub Šipoš are among the guests of the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival, which started in Brno on 20 October and will wrap on 23 October…
21-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF 2021 Announces Full Programme

JIHLAVA: Fifteen titles will compete in the Opus Bonum international competition of the 25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which will run 26 - 31 October 2021. The festival announced…
14-10-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Feature and Animated Films Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 3 m EUR / 78 m CZK as grants for the production of feature and animated films, as well as for the development…
12-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Czech Republic Selects Zátopek as Oscar Candidate

PRAGUE: The members of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) have selected the Czech/Slovak coproduction Zátopek directed by David Ondříček as Czech Republic's candidate for the 94th Academy of…
12-10-2021

CEE Animation Workshop 2022 Opens to All European Film Professionals

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Workshop will open to participants from all MEDIA participating countries in 2022, not just from countries with low production capacity. The submission deadline is 15 November…
07-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Wins 2021 Finale Plzen

PLZEN: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Romanian director Radu Jude has been awarded the Golden Kingfisher Award in the Feature and Animated Films Competition of the 34th edition…
01-10-2021

Czech Crime Series Rats Acquired by Baltic TV3 Group and Slovenian PRO PLUS

PRAGUE: The Czech crime series Rats / Zradci (2020) has been sold to the Baltic broadcasting group TV3 Group and Slovenian multimedia company PRO PLUS. PRO PLUS has also acquired…
30-09-2021

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