This month we spoke to Snježana Lisičić, director of Kinoteka ZlatnaVrata (The Golden Gate), which is part of the Centre for Culture and Lifelong Leaning located in the old centre of Split, Croatia.
RIGA: Acclaimed Latvian director Laila Pakalnina is shooting a period drama, Dawn (Ausma), produced by her own studio Hargla.
VENICE: High profile regional and national leaders kicked off the launch of RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) in Venice yesterday underlining the importance of this new trans-regional initiative for co-developing audiovisual projects between Croatia, Slovenia and the Italian region of Friuli Venizia Guilia.
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.
Tuesday 2 September - Parties and Events
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.