PORTOROZ: Director Siniše Gačića's A Fight For won the Vesna for both best feature film and the Teleking Award at the 17th Festival of Slovenian Film which ended on 14 September 2014 in the Slovenian resort town of Portoroz.
RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) is a new trans-regional initiative for co-developing audiovisual projects between Croatia, Slovenia and the Italian region of Friuli Venizia Guilia. FNE spoke to Debora Serracchiani, President of Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Hrvoje Hribar, head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) about this ground breaking initiative. Click HERE for the interview with Serracchiani and HERE for the interview with Hribar.
ZADAR: A new network for independent exhibitors is set to be launched in Croatia. Under the auspices of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre, this initiative is a part of a long-term strategy to enhance competition in the local industry.
WARSAW: The World Conference of Screenwriters will take place this year from 1-2 October 2014 in Warsaw.
FNE asked Silvia Costa for an update on Creative Europe and if the new Creative Europe remains committed to supporting cultural diversity and a level playing field. Click HERE for the video interview.
VALLETTA: Francesco Cinquemani’s Sci Fi/action/adventure movie Andron-The Black Labyrinth starring Deborah Anne Dyer (aka Skin, the lead vocalist of British band Skunk Anansie) wrapped shooting in Malta on 5 September 2014 with Malta’s Falkun Films providing services.