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.
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.
KARLOVY VARY: Czech director Jiri Stejskal is in postproduction with the documentary film My Farm is My Castle.
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.
The Film New Europe Coproduction Meeting brought together the representatives of regional film funds with producers and film professionals during the recent Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF). FNE TV reports about this successful event.