BRATISLAVA: The Slovak Film Union, Literary Fund and Union of Slovak Television Creators (IGRIC) have announced their annual awards for the best Slovak films of the year. The IGRIC is Slovakia’s oldest film award with a 25 year history and is one of the two most important film awards events in Slovakia together with the Sun a the Net award that is given by the Slovak Film and Television Academy every second year since 2004.
PRAGUE: DAFilms.com documentary portal is presenting the first world online retrospective of the famous Czech director Helena Třeštíková under the title A Long Journey through 5 October 5 2014.
WARSAW: Accomplished Polish producer and screenwriter Michał Szczerbic makes his feature debut with a WWII drama Fair (Sprawiedliwy).
JIHLAVA: The Jihlava IFF, which takes place 23-28 October 2014, has announced the first participants for the Emerging Producers Workshop 2015.
PRAGUE: Hollywood stars, Orlando Bloom and two-time Oscar winner Michael Douglas, will move to the Czech Republic for seven weeks to shoot high budget action thriller Unlocked directed by Michael Apted in early November.
ZAGREB: Hana Jusić's debut feature, Quit Staring at My Plate/ Ne gledaj mi u pijat, is a Croatian, Danish and French coproduction set for shooting in May 2015.