Leave No Traces Sold to More Territories

WARSAW: Polish sales agent New Europe Film Sales has sold the Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński to Spain, Portugal, ex-Yugoslavia, Estonia and Slovakia.

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Luka Bursać in Production with Videotheque

BELGRADE: The young Serbian director Luka Bursać is currently in production with his third feature film Videotheque / Videoteka, which has been supported by Film Center Serbia.

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR2021: Juraj Krasnohorsky: CEE Animation Workshop

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Juraj Krasnohorsky, head of studies of the CEE Animation Workshop. CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long project development and producer skills advancement training…

Hindi Remake of Hungarian Liza the Fox-Fairy Available for Streaming

BUDAPEST: A Hindi language adaptation of the Hungarian Liza the Fox-Fairy / Liza, a rókatündér by Károly Ujj-Mészáros, called Aafat-E-Ishq, is available on the ZEE5 video on-demand and streaming service…

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 03.11.2021

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…

Over 70 Projects Submitted for First Malta Film Awards

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission (MFC) has announced that 72 projects have been submitted for consideration for the first edition of the Malta Film Awards, which will take place on…

BOX OFFICE: Estonian Debut Feature Scores in Local Chart

TALLINN: Peeter Rebane’s romantic war drama Firebird / Tulelind had 1,517 admissions in Estonia on its opening weekend. This is the first feature film by the Harvard graduate Peeter Rebane,…

Applications for Kids Kino Lab Scholarship Programme Are Open

WARSAW: Script development workshop Kids Kino Lab is looking for writers, script consultants and a young producer.

FNE Speaks with Dita Rietuma, Head of National Film Centre of Latvia

FNE spoke with Dita Rietuma, the head of the National Film Centre of Latvia, about how the pandemic has changed the situation of Latvian cinema, which had been flourishing in…

Cyprus to Increase Cash Rebate from 35% to 40%

NICOSIA: Cyprus plans to increase the cash rebate from 35% on qualifying production expenditures to 40%.

FNE Visegrad YR2021 Verzió Panel Livestream: New strategies we learned from the pandemic

BUDAPEST: FNE YR2021 Visegrad Livestream with Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

FNE Podcast: Ji.hlava: Marek Hovorka, Festival Director

JIHLAVA: FNE spoke to Marek Hovorka, the director of the Ji.hlava Internatonal Documentary Film Festival, which celebrated its 25th edition this year from 26 to 31 October with a whole…
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FESTIVALS: Animafest Cyprus Launches Call for Submissions

SALAMIOU: Animafest Cyprus, the International Animation Festival of Cyprus, has announced a call for film submissions for the 21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World, which will be…

Applications Are Open for East Doc Platform 2022

PRAGUE: Creative long documentaries, factual series and non-fiction transmedia projects from the CEE region, in development, production and postproduction, can be submitted to the 11th edition of East Doc Platform…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021: Panel Discussion: Visegrad Accelerator: Producers on a Roller Coaster

JIHLAVA: During IDFF Jihlava’s panel discussion VISEGRAD ACCELERATOR: PRODUCERS ON A ROLLER COASTER four producers from four Visegrad countries met to discuss changes in the film industry. They talked about…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Katalin Moldovai in Postproduction with Debut Feature Total Eclipse

BUDAPEST: Romanian-born Budapest-based director Katalin Moldovai is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Total Eclipse (working title) / Teljes napfogyatkozás, whose 32-day shooting was completed on 3 September 2021…

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival 2021 Announces Winners

JIHLAVA: Barbora Sliepková’s Lines (Slovakia) received the award for Best World Documentary in the Opus Bonum competition of the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (26-31 October 2021), also winning Best Debut and…

Projects from FNE Partner Countries at JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum

JIHLAVA: See the projects from FNE partner countries pitched at the JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum, a financing, co-production and networking event dedicated to supporting European documentary production, which was…

Baltic Event 2021 Announces Works in Progress Selection

TALLINN: Nineteen projects in production or postproduction will be presented at three Works in Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event in 2021. The films include new projects from award-winning…

FESTIVALS: The Other Side of the River Wins KineNova Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: The German/Finish coproduction The Other Side Of The River directed by Antonia Killian has received the Best Film Award at 6th edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, which…