FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: 25 Years of Innocence

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek's drama 25 Years of Innocence / 25 lat niewinności, following the real tragic story of Tomasz Komenda, a man who served 18 years in prison and was…
08-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Champion

GDYNIA: Maciej Barczewski's biopic The Champion / Mistrz, about Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of the champion of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, screens in the…
08-12-2020

dok.incubator Calls for Applications

PRAGUE: Long documentaries in the rough-cut stage are eligible to apply for the dok.incubator workshop 2021 until 27 January 2021.
08-12-2020

FESTIVALS: France Takes Top Prizes at Estonia’s Just Film Kids Fest

TALLINN: Two French films won the top awards at the 2020 Just Film festival of children's films, which was held under the banner of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.…
08-12-2020

GRANTS: Poland Supports Eight Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported eight feature film productions with over 23.6 m PLN / 5.2 m EUR during the third and last session of funding in 2020.
07-12-2020

GRANTS: BiH Republic of Srpska Announces Grants

BANJA LUKA: The Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska has announced the recipients of its grants for film projects. Srpska is one of the two entities…
07-12-2020

FNE at Golden Rhyton 2020: Bulgarian Doc and Animated Film Fest Goes Online

SOFIA: The 25th edition of the national film festival for documentaries and animated films Golden Rhyton, initially scheduled as a physical event (27 November - 3 December 2020) in the…
07-12-2020

FESTIVALS: Serbia Takes Audience Award at Slovenia’s Animateka Fest 2020

LJUBLJANA: The Serbian short film Mud Chronicles by Vuk Palibrk won the ;DASF Audience Award and a prize of 1,000 EUR at the awards ceremony of the 17th edition of…
07-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Completes Hungarian/Italian/French/Dutch The Story of My Wife

BUDAPEST: The Berlinale winning director Ildikó Enyedi is finishing post-production on her first English language feature, The Story of My Wife / A feleségem története, after delays caused by the…
04-12-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Wolves at the Borders: Martin Pav

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Czech documentary maker Martin Pav, who speaks about his documentary Wolves…
04-12-2020

FESTIVALS: Georgian Ia Wins TIFF 2020 Georgian-Baltic Bridge

TBILISI: The 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online form on 30 November 2020 and runs through 20 December, awarded financial prizes to three…
04-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Hater

GDYNIA: The Hater by Polish director Jan Komasa, a cyber thriller and the follow up to his box office hit feature debut Suicide Room, screens in the main competition of…
04-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series Clark Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The Swedish production company Scandinavian Content Group is currently shooting the six-part series Clark in Lithuania for Netflix. The local production company is Dansu, and the series is the…
03-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Zieja

GDYNIA: Zieja, Robert Gliński’s wartime drama about the legendary Warsaw priest Jan Zieja, with Andrzej Seweryn starring in the lead role, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish…
03-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Triple Trouble

WARSAW: Triple Trouble / Tarapaty 2 directed by Marta Karwowska, the sequel to the Polish hit live action children film Double Trouble / Tarapaty, screens in the main competition of…
03-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Speedway

GDYNIA: The Polish drama Speedway / Żużel directed by Dorota Kędzierzawska and produced by Arthur Reinhart for Kid Film, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival,…
03-12-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Dara in Jasenovac is Serbian Submission to Academy Awards

BELGRADE: The historical drama Dara in Jasenovac / Dara iz Jasenovca directed by Predrag Antonijević is Serbia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
02-12-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 2.12.2020

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…
02-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Mythological Thriller Upurga Moves Into Postproduction

RIGA: Latvian documentary director Uģis Olte has completed the principal shooting for his debut fiction feature film, a mythological thriller Upurga, produced by Uldis Cekulis and Raitis Ābele at VFS…
02-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Serbian Doc Djina

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin/Serbian full-length documentary Djina, directed by Sara Stijovic, received a 20,000 EUR grant from Film Center Serbia. It was one of eight projects receiving grants in the minority…
02-12-2020