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The Film New Europe Association is main networking platform of professionals in the Central and Eastern Europe and Baltic region. The FNE Association board is made up of the heads of the most important film institutions in the region. The webportal Film New Europe with its FNE Daily newswire was chosen as the main tool to achieve the network’s objectives: FNE is the sharing of know how, visibility of regional cultural diversity and finally the voice of the region.  FNE is also a pan-European connection for the region and has partnerships and activities with the main pan-European film institutions based in Western Europe.

WARSAW: Alvernia Studios will produce Discopolo, a dark comedy, co-written by director Maciej Bochniak and Polish musician Mateusz Kościukiewicz.

KARLOVY VARY: Polish-French art house filmmaker and photographer Walerian Borowyczyk is the subject of a documentary directed by Kuba (Jakub) Mikurda for Colab Pictures.

KARLOVY VARY: Producers and a scriptwriter of a proposed Czech-Polish coproduction entitled Binderiana presented the project at Karlovy Vary’s recent Pitch and Feedback forum, telling the panel that they’re still looking for the right director to handle the unusual genre film.

PRAGUE: The acclaimed international hit Ida opened in cinemas in the Czech Republic on 17 July 2014 simultaneously with its VoD release.

KARLOVY VARY: Slovak producer Zuzana Mistrikova of PubRes is developing director Martin Repka’s second feature film The Tattooist (Kerkar) for a fall 2015 shoot.

KARLOVY VARY: Czech postproduction house i/o post is producing Zdenek Jirasky’s third film Hanna and Marie following In Silence which screened at the 49th KVIFF and his awarded debut film Flower Buds.

KARLOVY VARY: Czech director Jiri Stejskal is in postproduction with the documentary film My Farm is My Castle.

RIGA: Producer and head of the Latvian Film Producers association Aija Bērziņa has been elected as chairman of Latvian Film Council.

BUCHAREST: Northern Irish-born New Zealand star Sam Neill is in Romania for the filming of Andrew Goth's quantum theory thriller Deus Ex Machina shooting at MediaPro Studios.

GDYNIA Thirteen Polish films including six premiers will screen in the main competition of the 39th IFF Gdynia, taking place 15-20 September 2014

FNE spoke to Jan Naszewski about the challenges of today’s rapidly changing sales and distribution climate.  New Europe Film Sales is one of the very few international sales companies located in CEE.

Lithuanian filmmaker and Ex Oriente tutor Andrius Stonys speaks about the Ex Oriente workshop in Croatia.

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