BERLIN: Ari Folman’s The Congress won the European Animated Feature Film Award and Romanian producer Ada Solomon receive the EFA European Co-production Award 2013 - Prix Eurimages at the 26th European Film Academy Awards on 7 December 2013.
Viktoria, a debut feature film from Maya Vitkova, will be the first Bulgarian film screening in the World Competition of the Sundance film festival.
PRAGUE: A Czech holiday drama, Vanoce Kridla (Wings of Christmas), held the number one spot at the domestic box office in its third week of release, taking in some 19m CZK and 140,000 admissions, while two more Czech films also landed in the week’s Top Ten.
KRAKOW: Poland’s Alvernia Studios is partnering on the international coproduction Magnitude 9, a modern version of the Madame Butterfly story, which will be shot in Japan in 2014.
FNE asked Czech exhibitor and distributor Ivo Andrle how being both an exhibitor and a distributor can help bring more European films to the Czech audience and what are his experiences so far with day and date releases.
LJUBLJANA: Going My Way 2, Miha Hocevar’s follow up to his 2011 box office hit, landed in the number one spot at the Slovenian box office for the third week running.