CineStar Opens Fourth Multiplex in Serbia

BELGRADE: The German exhibitor CineStar opened its fourth multiplex in Serbia and its 24th in the CEE region on 5 September 2020. Cinemas in Serbia were allowed to reopen on…
07-09-2020

FNE TV at VENICE 2020: CICAE Training Programme for Arthouse Cinema Professionals in Venice

VENICE: The 17th Edition of the CICAE training programme for arthouse and independent exhibitors took place from 31 August to 6 September this year on the island of San Servolo…
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PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Konstantin Burov in Postproduction with Goodbye, Johnny

SOFIA: Konstantin Burov is in the final stage of the post-production of his second feature film Goodbye, Johnny. The film was screened during the online edition of the 17th Sofia…
04-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave 2020

TBILISI: The BIAFF's industry platform Alternative Wave will take place during the festival, which runs 16-20 September 2020. The main focus of the 2020 Alternative Wave is to develop low…
04-09-2020

Baltic Pitching Forum 2020 Announces Participants

VILNIUS: Poland will be the guest country at the eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), taking place 8 – 10 October 2020. A total of 12 projects have…
04-09-2020

FNE TV at VENICE 2020: CICAE Training Programme for Arthouse Cinema Professionals Kicks Off in Venice

VENICE: The 17th Edition of the CICAE training programme for arthouse and independent exhibitors, which runs from 31 August to 6 September this year on the island of San Servolo…
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FNE at Venice 2020: Midnight Screening: Mosquito State

VENICE: The Polish/USA coproduction Mosquito State directed by Filip Jan Rymsza will be screening Out of Competition at the Venice Film Festival at the midnight screenings at Sala Giardino on…
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FESTIVALS: Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2020 Announces Lineup and Slovak Premieres

PIEŠŤANY: Nine feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 15th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place…
03-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Action Thriller South Wind 2 in Production

BELGRADE: Serbian action thriller South Wind 2 / Južni vetar 2 directed by Miloš Avramović and supported by Film Center Serbia, started shooting on 17 August 2020.
03-09-2020

European VoD Meetings in Venice

VENICE: The four-day training course European VoD Meetings is running in Venice through 4 September 2020, following the COVID-19 forced cancellation of its March workshop in Sofia.
03-09-2020

Lithuanian Classic Film Opens in France

VILNIUS: A recently restored version of the 1964 film The Girl and the Echo directed by Arūnas Žebriūnas opened in 16 cinemas in France on 2 September 2020. It will…
03-09-2020

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2020 Production and Development Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo allocated 1,230,000 KM / 81,800 EUR to nine features, 14 short films, three minority coproductions and nine projects in development.
02-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series With One Eye Open Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The Swedish production company Nice Drama, in coproduction with UK-based Twelve Town and with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond, are shooting the eight-part action thriller With One…
02-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 13-20 September 2020.
02-09-2020

Estonian UP Invest Buys Baltics’ Forum Cinemas

TALLINN: Estonian venture company UP Invest is set to acquire Finnish owned Forum Cinemas.
02-09-2020

Malta Producers' Association Sees Opportunity for Local Film Professionals After UK Imposes Quarantine Restrictions

VALLETTA: The Malta Producers' Association (MPA) has said there should be “increased interest in maximising use of local cast and crews” when film productions shoot on the Mediterranean island as…
01-09-2020

Adrian Sârbu Launches New Aleph News TV Channel in Romania

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu, former CEO of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and the helmer of Pro TV, launched a new channel in Romania on 31 August 2020. Aleph News is…
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2020 Opens with Gala Screening at the Arena

PULA: The 2020 Pula Film Festival opened on 27 August 2020, one month later than originally planned.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča 2020 Announces Winners

ZILINA: The Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2020 gave its main competition award to the French short film I’m Going Out For Cigarettes by Osman Cerfon.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Eight titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
31-08-2020