FESTIVALS: Seanema Film Festival 2020 Continues Post-Festival Activities

PODGORICA: The 2020 edition of the 6th Seanema film festival will distribute the short documentary Solcinj, made by its third year group of Young Film Producers, in early December.
16-11-2020

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Charlatan

TORUŃ: Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s Czech/Irish/Polish/Slovak coproduction Charlatan screens in competition at the 28th EnergaCAMERIMAGE FF, running 14 – 22 November 2020. Holland has also been nominated in the Best…
16-11-2020

Kids Kino Lab Scholarship Deadline

WARSAW: Kids Kino Lab is accepting applications from young producers, writers and script consultants interested in making films for children. The deadline for the scholarship programme is 24 November 2020.
16-11-2020

European Organsations Support Slovenian Film Community Over Blocked Government Funding

WARSAW: Nine leading European and international film organisations have issued a statement in support of the Slovenian film community over the government’s blockage of funding.
13-11-2020

Serbian Feature Weekend With Pop Tops Local Box Office

BELGRADE: The premiere of the Serbian comedy Weekend With Pop / Vikend sa ćaletom, scripted and directed by Miroslav Momčilović and supported by Film Center Serbia, soared to the top…
13-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcasts: True Story Interviews: Documentary Maker: Maxim Shved

This week True Story, a collaborative project between Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Maxim Shved, who speaks about his documentary Pure…
13-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: Latvian Director Matīss Kaža in Postproduction with Neon Spring

RIGA: Latvian director Matīss Kaža is in postproduction with his third fiction feature Neon Spring / Neona pavasaris produced by Dace Siatkovska and Kaža at Deep Sea Studios. The film…
13-11-2020

Montenegrin Cinematheque Reopens in New Location

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin Cinematheque and Music Centre of Montenegro officially moved to their new building after two decades, with an opening ceremony taking place on 3 November 2020. Due to…
13-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Snake Gas in Preproduction

BRATISLAVA: The Czech/Slovak adventure drama Snake Gas / Hadí plyn directed by David Jařab is moving into preproduction. Arina Film production is the Slovak coproducer.
13-11-2020

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Camerimage Launches Streaming Platform

TORUN: The 2020 edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, has announced the launch of its first streaming platform online.energacamerimage.pl, which begins offering online booking on 13 November 2020.
13-11-2020

Hungary Closes Cinemas

BUDAPEST: New restrictive measures came into force on 11 November 2020 in Hungary. This is the second time in 2020 that the Hungarian film theatres had to close because of…
12-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Debut Wraps Shooting

BUDAPEST: Fanni Szilagyi completed the production of her first feature film at the end of October. Ice Cream Could Be Dangerous / Veszélyes lehet a fagyi is a magic realist…
12-11-2020

CICAE Applauds Increased Creative Europe Budget

PARIS: The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE) issued a statement welcoming the agreement reached by the European Parliament and EU Member States in the Council on the upcoming long-term…
12-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Digital BIAFF 2020 Announces Full Lineup

BATUMI: The BIAFF film festival, which was originally scheduled for 13-20 September 2020 but postponed just three days before its opening, will take place in a digital edition running 15-25…
12-11-2020

The EWA Female Talent Award at DOK Leipzig goes to Ever Since I Know Myself by Maka Gogaladze

Since 2016 EWA Network has supported strong documentary projects at DOK Leipzig Co-production market. From 2019 on, the award goes to a project in the CIRCLE DOC accelerator selection.
12-11-2020

GRANTS: Estonia Distributes Over 3 Million EUR in 2020

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has given out 3,140,900 EUR in grants to five Estonian productions and ten minority productions in 2020.
11-11-2020

Corpus Christi Gets Four Nominations at 2020 European Film Awards

SEVILLE: The Polish/French coproduction Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa received four nominations at the European Film Awards, including the European Film 2020 category, where the Czech/Ukrainian/Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird…
11-11-2020

Canal + Polska Cancels IPO

WARSAW: Canal + Polska has announced the cancellation of its upcoming IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The company states "recent volatility in financial markets" as the reason for this…
11-11-2020

GRANTS: Georgian GNFC Announces Documentary Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 47,259 EUR / 189,036 GEL for the development of 13 documentary films to be directed by Mariam Natroshvili, Tamar Karumidze, Levan Shubashvili, Tamar…
11-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Radu Ciorniciuc and Lina Vdovîi in Production with Tata

BUCHAREST: Radu Ciorniciuc, whose first documentary Acasă My Home is nominated at the European Film Awards in the European Documentary 2020 category, is currently in production with his second documentary.…
11-11-2020