Small Screen Takes Over Polish Animation Studio Domestic Box Office Success for Hostage Beta Cinema Acquires Aferim! FESTIVALS: One World 2015 Will Burst Through Our Bubble GRANTS: Croatia Announces Documentary Grants Gopo Awards Gala Announced VoD Provider Chili TV Launched in Poland and Austria The Way Out Dominates the Czech Critics Awards PRODUCTION: Filip Bajon Shooting Mrs. Dulska's Morality with an All-Star Polish Cast FESTIVALS: Corn Island Wins Best Film Award at the Trieste Film Festival Apocalypse Slough Starring Rob Lowe to be Shot in Malta Attention all FIPRESCI members coming to Berlinale Domestic Hits Drive Increase in Polish Admissions in 2014 Norwegian Christmas Comedy Shooting in the Czech Republic Polish Promotional Video: Poland. Find Your Location FNE IDF Doc Bloc: Applications Open for Camp 4SCIENCE Czech WebTV Series Pushes Boundaries of Traditional Media PRODUCTION: Adina Pintilie in Preparation with Touch Me Not FNE at When East Meets West/Trieste FF: WEMW Announces Winners Ivan Ostrochovský’s Debut Feature Koza Nominated for the Best First Feature Award at the Berlin Film Festival FNE at When East Meets West/Trieste FF: Interviews with Cristina Sain and Alessandro Gropplero Polish Film in Berlinale Forum Expanded Romania with Best Admissions in 14 Years and Box Office on the Rise Crowdfunding Campaign for Eleftheria – Woman of Cyprus New Distribution Manager for CEE and Russia Appointed by Turner Broadcasting System French TV Series Section Zero Shooting in Sofia Romanian Producer Ada Solomon Returns to the Berlinale Competition with Radu Jude's Aferim! Croatian Box Office Down Compared to Record-Breaking 2013 Czech FITES Trilobit Beroun 2014 Award to Expert Supervision of the Sunrise FESTIVALS: CEE Films in the Panorama Section of Berlinale
Wednesday, 28 January 2015   |   Poland

Small Screen Takes Over Polish Animation Studio

LODZ: British film company Small Screen took over one of the oldest Polish animation studios Se-Ma-For, due to its financial problems. Se-Ma-For has been active since 1947, with more than 1400 movies produced.

Wednesday, 28 January 2015   |   Slovakia

Domestic Box Office Success for Hostage

BRATISLAVA: Juraj Nvota’s Slovak-Czech coproduction Hostage/Rukojemník had the best opening weekend for a domestic feature film since the beginning of the year. 

Wednesday, 28 January 2015   |   Romania

Beta Cinema Acquires Aferim!

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's historical film Aferim!, selected for the competition section of Berlinale, will be sold internationally by the German company Beta Cinema. Its press screening and world premiere are set for 11 February.

PRAGUE: The 17th edition of the International Human Rights Film Festival One World, running from 2 to 11 March 2015 under the motto “Burst through your bubble!”, will explore the hottest topics and launch new sections.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015   |   Croatia

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Documentary Grants

ZAGREB: Croatian Audiovisual Centre allotted 292,260 EUR / 2,260,000 HRK for documentary production and documentary script and project development.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015   |   Romania

Gopo Awards Gala Announced

BUCHAREST: The 9th edition of Gopo Awards gala will take place on 30 March 2015. The application process was launched on 26 January 2015 and will wrap on 6 February 2015.

WARSAW: Italian VoD provider Chili TV has launched its services in Poland and Austria on all internet devices.

PRAGUE: Petr Václav’s The Way Out/Cesta ven won four awards, including Best Feature Film, at the 5th edition of the Czech Critics´ Awards organized by the Czech Critics Association.

WARSAW: Shooting has started for Filip Bajon's new version of the classic Polish comedy Mrs. Dulska's Morality. The premiere is planned for October 2015.

TRIESTE: George Ovashvili's meditative drama Corn Island was awarded Best Film in the feature film competition of the 26th Trieste Film Festival, while the Danish/Polish coproduction Something Better to Come by Hanna Polak was awarded Best Documentary.

VALLETTA: A series entitled Apocalypse Slough, starring Rob Lowe, Jenna Fischer and Megan Mullally, will be partially shot in Malta in the coming months.

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