FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Tutors

Ex Oriente has announced its first tutors for 2020

CEE Projects Selected for dok.incubator 2020

PRAGUE: A Polish and a Balkan documentary are among the eight international projects that will participate in dok.incubator, which will have its next residential session 24 – 29 August in…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Srbenka Premieres on KineDoc

The Croatian documentary Srbenka has its online premiere on KineDoc.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Submission Due for East Silver Market

The first deadline for East Silver Market is 31 May 2020.

FESTIVALS: The 46th IFF EKOFILM Calls for Submissions Until End of May

"We are interested in strong stories," says the President of EKOFILM.

FNE IDF DocBloc: HotDocs

IDF supported films will screen online at HotDocs.

Czechs to Reopen Cinemas as Covid-19 Declines

PRAGUE: The Czech government has announced the re-opening of cinemas on 11 May 2020, earlier than originally planned.

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Cancels 2020 Festival

PRAGUE: The organisers of the Karlovy Vary IFF have announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition, citing the Czech Republic’s ongoing measures to fight the coronavirus and the worldwide situation.…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Applications

Applicants have until the end of April to submit their projects for Ex Oriente.

OBITUARY: Artemio Benki

PRAGUE: French director/producer/distributor Artemio Benki, whose film career spanned thirty years in the Czech Republic, died in Paris on 15 April 2020.

OBITUARY: Gene Deitch

PRAGUE: American animator Gene Deitch, who moved to Prague in 1959, died on 19 April 2020 at the age of 95.

FNE IDF DocBloc: CEE Films at Online Visions Du Réel

Ex Oriente and East Silver Caravan films will have screening slots at the online edition of Visions du Réel.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Teams Up With Pitch the Doc

Ex Oriente Film is now accepting submissions through Pitch the Doc.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex-Oriente Masterclass Goes Online

Ex-Oriente is offering a masterclass on editing by tutor Niels Pagh Andersen online.

FESTIVALS: Zlin Moves to September Dates

ZLIN: The Zlin Film Festival, the world’s oldest and largest film festival for children, has announced that it will delay this year’s event until September. The 60th edition of the…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Submit Your Project to Ex Oriente Film

Apply now to Ex Oriente Film 2020 and get a tailor made training for the development of your film with the help of more than 30 world renowned film professionals!…

Film Production in Czech Republic May Decrease by Up to 75%

PRAGUE: The Czech audiovisual industry is experiencing a major crisis, with film production expected to decrease as much as 75% by the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus situation.

Zlin FF Postponed, Transylvania IFF Awaits Decision while Transilvania Pitch Stop Calls for Projects

ZLIN: The 60th edition of the Zlín Film Festival has been postponed from 29 May-6 June 2020 to 4-10 September 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Transilvania IFF is…

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF 2020 Calls for Applications

JIHLAVA: Applications are open for the 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, set to take place from 27 October to 1 November 2020.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Vratislav Šlajer

PRAGUE: Another Czech producer with an international outlook is Vratislav Šlajer of Bionaut.