SOFA Unveils 2020/2021 Participants

BERLIN: Nine projects represented by ten participants will take part in the 8th edition of SOFA –School of Film Advancement. They include participants from Hungary, Lithuania, and Slovenia.
12-08-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 06.08.2020

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
07-08-2020

UNIC Urges Support for Cinema First Strategy

BRUSSELS: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has issued a statement urging support for a ‘cinema first’ strategy and warns that new content must be released in cinemas first and…
06-08-2020

Registrations Open for the 5th European Arthouse Cinema Day

BERLIN: Registration is open for the 5th edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day, set to take place all over the world on 8 November 2020. The CICAE and Europa…
31-07-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Films from FNE Partner Countries in the Official Selection of the 77th Venice FF

VENICE: Polish/German coproduction Never Gonna Snow Again by Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert, and the new film by Jasmila Žbanić, Quo Vadis, Aida?, a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria,…
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Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Venice Days Programme

VENICE: Four majority and minority coproductions from Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Estonia and Poland have been selected for the Competition programme of the 17th edition of the Venice…
27-07-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 20.07.2020

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
21-07-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 07.07.2020.

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
08-07-2020

Ten CEE Films Receive Eurimages Funding

STRASBOURG: Ten CEE films were among the 26 films receiving Eurimages support at the June 2020 meeting. A total of 6,137,000 EUR was allotted. The CEE coproductions included the sole…
07-07-2020

Estonian and Polish Exhibitors Selected for UNIC Leadership Programme

BRUSSELS: Valeria Kurohtina from CINAMON (Estonia) and Monika Giełżecka from Multikino (Poland) are among the nine female cinema professionals selected to participate in the fourth edition of the International Union…
01-07-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 25.06.2020.

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
26-06-2020

FNE Podcast: SOFA School of Film Advancement: Nikolaj Nikitin and Oliver Baumgarten Speak to Julaine Schulze about Creative Financing

SOFA helmers Nikolaj Nikitin and Oliver Baumgarten talk to Juliane Schulze about creativity in financial strategies, which was the focus of the second SOFA TALKS podcast of SOFA - School…
24-06-2020

Female Directors from Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia Selected for CIRCLE Women’s Docs Accelerator

CANNES: Female directors from Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia are participating in the 2020 CIRCLE – Women’s Docs Accelerator. The third edition of the event was launched on 15…
23-06-2020

CEE Cinema Admissions Show Gains in 2019

STRASBOURG: Data released by the European Audiovisual Observatory shows that the box office rose in most CEE territories, although admissions showed mostly modest gains, and some losses.
19-06-2020

Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia Pitch at Annecy

ANNECY: Animated projects from Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia are pitching at Annecy’s Mifa market, running through 30 June 2020.
17-06-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
15-06-2020

CICAE Training Programme Calls for Applications

BERLIN: Applications for the 17th Art Cinema = Action + Management training programme will close on 15 June 2020. The programme will take place 31 August – 6 September.
12-06-2020

connecting cottbus 2020 Calls for Projects

COTTBUS: The East-West coproduction market connecting cottbus is accepting applications for cocoPITCH through 15 July 2020 and for cocoWIP through 20 August.
11-06-2020

CICAE Launches International Campaign #Back To Cinema

PARIS: The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE), in collaboration with Germany’s #ZurückInsKino, has launched a social media campaign #BackToCinema to bring film exhibitors together during the COVID-19 crisis.
09-06-2020

Films from Lithuania, Georgia and Bulgaria in Cannes Official Selection

WARSAW: Films from Lithuania, Bulgaria and Georgia have been selected for the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival. A total of 56 films have been chosen for the 2020…
05-06-2020