FNE TV: Ji.hlava IDFF East West Index Debate

Which regions are under-represented at film festivals and why? Ji.hlava organised an online discussion on this topic during the Cannes 2020 Online.

FESTIVALS: Thirty-nine Countries Vie for EKOFILM IFF Slots

BRNO: The EKOFILM IFF has announced that 133 films from 39 countries have been submitted for the competition section of the 46th edition of the festival, running 14 – 17…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Silver Calls for Projects

East Silver Market is accepting applications for rough cut state projects through 31 July 2020.

MIDPOINT Goes Online with Works in Development

PRAGUE: MIDPOINT will present nine feature film projects at its online third edition of Works in Development = Feature Launch on 7 July 2020.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Open Programme

Ex Oriente will host three days of online open programmes via Zoom, 23 - 26 June 2020.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Kix, A Story of a Street Kid

FNE profiles the films selected for Ex Oriente Film 2020.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Projects

Twelve projects have been selected for Ex Oriente 2020.

FESTIVALS: Zlin Fest 2020 Announces Competition Films

ZLIN: The delayed 60th Zlin Film Festival for Children and Youth, originally scheduled for the week of 29 May – 6 June 2020, has announced the selection of competition films…

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.