GDYNIA: The 7th PISF Awards gala took place on 16. September 2014 during the 39th Gdynia Film Festival.
The third LET´S CEE Film Festival will take place in Vienna from October 2nd until October 11th, 2014.
FNE asked Fatih Akin about his international coproduction The Cut that screened in the main competition at the recent Venice Film Festival. The Cut was supported by the Polish Film Institute among other partners. The Polish Film Institute has increasingly become involved in high profile international projects. Click HERE for the interview.
RIGA: The producers of a doc about Latvian athlete Raymond Dombrovsky’s bid to cross North America on roller-skis have launched a kickstarter campaign to fund the film which has also received backing from the Latvian National Film Centre.
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 the competitiveness of the local industry.
WARSAW: The World Conference of Screenwriters will take place this year from 1-2 October 2014 in Warsaw.