The Painted Bird Wins Big at 27th Czech Lions

PRAGUE: The Painted Bird / Nabarvené ptáče by Václav Marhoul is the big winner of the 27th Czech Lions with eight awards, including best film, best director and best cinematography…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Doc Platform 2020 Programme Announced

PRAGUE: The programme of the 9th edition of East Doc Platform (Prague, 7–13 March 2020) includes a masterclass by Fredrik Gertten (PUSH), the panel discussion Filmmaking against Dictatorships and presentations…

FNE at Prague IFF 2020: Prague International FF 2020 Announces Lineup

PRAGUE: Seven film films have been selected for the main competition of the 27th edition of the Prague International Film Festival, which will take place 19 - 27 March 2020.

CEE Animation Forum 2020 Selects 29 Projects

PRAGUE: Eight animated feature films in development are among the 29 projects that will be pitched at CEE Animation Forum, taking place in Liberec, Czech Republic, from 5 to 8…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Frem Bows at Berlin Forum

The Czech/Slovak documentary Frem will screen in Berlin before opening in Czech cinemas.

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Czech Film in Berlin

Czech Film Fund and its divisions Czech Film Center and Czech Film Commission will once again represent Czech Cinema at Berlin International Film Festival. Come and visit us at the…

Czech Film Incentives Attract Almost Nine Billion CZK in Revenues to Czech Economy

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund announced that almost 80 films and series were shot in the Czech Republic in 2019, thanks to film incentives. Implementation of the projects brought revenues…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Doc Platform Trailer

East Doc Platform has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming 9th edition.

FESTIVALS: One World Announces Competition Films

PRAGUE: Thirteen films will screen in the international competition of One World FF, which runs 5 – 14 March 2020 in Prague and travels to another 35 cities.

FESTIVALS: Zlin Film Festival 2020 Focuses on Science and Technology

ZLIN: The 60th anniversary edition of the Zlin Film Festival, the world’s oldest festival for children and youth, has announced this year’s theme of Back to the Future, with a…

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Feature Film Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund distributed 2,742,488 EUR / 68 m CZK as production grants for ten feature films. Four of them are debut features.

Get Support From Ji.hlava Film Fund

JIHLAVA: Documentaries originating in Central and Eastern Europe can apply to the Ji.hlava Film Fund, which provides in-kind grants totaling 20,000 EUR until 15 March 2020.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Get Your Industry Pass For East Doc Platform 2020

Film professionals who want to attend the East Doc Platform industry programme can buy an Industry Pass until 21 February 2020. The open programme is, again this year, available for…

FNE Market Analysis 2019: CZECH REPUBLIC

PRAGUE: Czech cinema enjoyed domestic and international success with numerous feature films, documentaries and also several short films in 2019. The year was marked by a growing number of coproductions,…

FESTIVALS: Prague IFF 2020 Announces New Sections

PRAGUE: The 27th edition of the Prague International Film Festival adds a new Comedy Competition to its Main Competition and it divides its programme into 14 sections, including three new…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Doc Platform 2020: Awards

Find all about the awards that will be handed to the best projects at East Doc Platform 2020 (7–13 March 2020). Get your Industry Pass and join the event on…

FNE Cinema of the Month: Edison Filmhub, Prague

This month we speak with Ivan Hronec, founder and CEO of Film Europe Media Company, about the Edison Filmhub, opened in the centre of Prague on 1 June 2019 as…

Czech/Slovak Old Timers Wins 2019 Czech Film Critics‘ Awards

PRAGUE: Old Timers / Staříci won the Czech Film Critics’ Award for Best Film while its directors, Ondřej Provazník and Martin Dušek, were awarded Best Director. The Best Screenplay Award…

FNE IDF DocBloc: KineDok Films at Screenshot

Alternative distribution platform KineDok and Prague screening room Screenshot have prepared a month long journey (2-27 February 2020) through European documentary films in 15 screenings.

FESTIVALS: Czech Animated Film Daughter Wins At Sundance

PRAGUE: Czech student film Daughter directed by Daria Kashcheeva received the Short Film Jury Award: Animation at the Sundance Film Festival (23 January-2 February 2020). The film was produced by…