MEDIAŞ: The 4th edition of Mediaş Central European Film Festival (2-6 September 2014), the only festival in Romania focusing on the Central European cinema, will screen more than 40 films including seven titles in the main competition coming from the Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia.
WARSAW: Global City Holdings, the largest cinema exhibitor in CEE and second largest in Europe, reported a decrease in revenues in the first half of 2014 but increases of over 70 percent in both net income and earnings per share.
VENICE: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre, FVG Audiovisual Fund and Slovenian Film Centre have joined forces for the launch of an innovative co-development initiative in cooperation with TorinoFilmLab. The new initiative will kick off with a press conference in Venice tomorrow, Monday 1 September 2014, at the Venice Film Market.
FNE together with FIPRESCI have invited FIPRESCI critics in Venice to rate the feature films in the official programme of 71st Venice Film Festival (2014) giving the films 1,2,3,4 or 5 stars - 5 is the best and 1 is the worst. The ratings give an overview of the critics’ opinions from a large number of countries and provide insights to what critics in many different countries think about the programme. Click HERE to see how the critics rated the official 71st Venice Film Festival programme so far. We will update the ratings each day until the end of the festival.
Monday 1 September - Party and Event Alert
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.
VENICE: Festival visitors should be aware that this year has seen a massive increase in the amount of bicycles stolen on the Lido during the film festival. The increase in bike theft may be as much as 10 times more than in previous years. The bicycles are often stolen in broad daylight in crowded areas even though they are securely locked.
Sunday 31 August 2014 - Party and Event Alert