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.
UHERSKE HRADISTE: British director Peter Greenaway has received the prize of the Association of Czech Film Clubs (AČFK) at the 40th edition of the Summer Film School (LFS) running through 2 August 2014.
PULA: Pirjo Honkasalo's Concrete Night / Betoniyö has been awarded Golden Arena for Best Feature Film in the International Programme of the 61st Pula IFF, 12-26 July 2014. Number 55 / Broj 55 made by Kristijan Milić for the Croatian Radiotelevision was awarded Best Film in the Croatian feature competition.
WROCLAW: The 14th edition of T-Mobile New Horizons International Film Festival kicked off last night opened by festival director Roman Gutek and the screening of Argentine director Damián Szifrón’s Wild Tales. The festival which running from 24 July to 3 August 2014
PRAGUE: Work on CG animated short film Wildlife Crossing! has been completed.
WARSAW: Lucia Recalde Langarica has been announced as the new head of the Creative Europe MEDIA programme. She succeeds Xavier Troussard who stepped down at the end of June. She will take up her post on 1 September 2014.
MALTA: The Malta Court of Appeals has upheld an eviction order against the Mediterranean Film Studios according to local media reports. The decision will open the door for the use of the facilities for further development of the Maltese film industry