Czech Crime Series Rats Acquired by Baltic TV3 Group and Slovenian PRO PLUS

PRAGUE: The Czech crime series Rats / Zradci (2020) has been sold to the Baltic broadcasting group TV3 Group and Slovenian multimedia company PRO PLUS. PRO PLUS has also acquired…
30-09-2021

Two More Films from FNE Partner Countries in Part Two of EFA Film Selection

BERLIN: The Story of My Wife by Ildikó Enyedi is among the four titles added to the list of films eligible for European Film Awards nominations, while Polanski, Horowitz. Hometown…
30-09-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries Nominated for European University Film Award (EUFA) 2021

BERLIN: The Greek/Polish/Slovenian coproduction Apples by Christos Nikou and Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić, a coproduction involving Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, the Netherlands, France, Poland, Norway, Germany, Romania and…
29-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Animest International Animation Film Festival 2021 Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: A total of 47 animated short films from 27 countries are competing for the 2021 Animest Trophy, the coveted prize that ensures the winner eligibility for the Oscar for…
29-09-2021

Serbian Firefly Opens London Office

BELGRADE: The Serbian production company Firefly Productions has opened an office in London, which will be led by former BBC and Channel 4 executive Kate Snell.
29-09-2021

Slovenian Miha Mazzini Explores Technology and Lockdown in Experimental Film

LJUBLJANA: Stay Safe, an experimental short film written, directed and produced by best-selling and award-winning Slovenian writer, screenwriter and film director Miha Mazzini, is a story about an ordinary couple…
29-09-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Exclusive Q&A with Frédéric Berardi

WARSAW: Frédéric Berardi, Head of The Board of Kino Świat, the leading Polish distributor, and CFO at CANAL+ Polska, talks to FNE about the Polish cinema industry recovering from the…
28-09-2021

FNE Podcast: Jovan Marjanović, Co-director - Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Jovan Marjanović, Co-director of Sarajevo Film Festival, about the festival’s return to its on site operations after being forced to cancel the 2020 on site edition…
28-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Benő Baranyi in Postproduction with Hungarian Time Travel Sci-fi Comedy

BUDAPEST: Benő Baranyi is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Zanox, a sci-fi comedy about a high school student who, after consuming an experimental medicine with palinka, is able…
28-09-2021

BOX OFFICE: Man of God Tops Cypriot Box Office

NICOSIA: The Greek film Man of God directed by Serbian-American Yelena Popovic and starring Aris Servatalis, Alexander Petrov and Mickey Rourke, is the first film topping the Cypriot box office…
28-09-2021

FESTIVALS: First Edition of Svaneti IFF Announces Lineup

MESTIA: A total of 20 titles have been selected for the short film competition of the inaugural edition of the Georgian Svaneti International Film Festival, which will take place in…
28-09-2021

FESTIVALS: International Short FF of Cyprus Announces 2021 National Competition

LIMASSOL: Sixteen short films made by emerging and established Cypriot directors have been selected for the National Competition Programme of the 11th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, organised by…
28-09-2021

Deadline Approaches for Golden Fruit Plan 2021

WARSAW: Documentary projects at any stage of production can apply to Golden Fruit Plan until 30 September 2021. The pitching programme is focused on projects from Europe and China, meant…
28-09-2021

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival 2021: Uncle Claus

VARNA: Ivaylo Penchev’s third feature film Uncle Claus, produced by Cinemaq, will screen in the main competition of the 39th Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2021).…
28-09-2021

FNE at Golden Rose National Film Festival 2021: Fish Bone

VARNA: Dragomir Sholev’s third feature film Fish Bone will screen in the main competition of the 39th Golden Rose National Film Festival (23 – 29 September 2021). The film is…
28-09-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Polish Exhibition: Cinema Operators Making Up for Lost Time

WARSAW: Facing the threat of the fourth nationwide lockdown in the autumn of 2021, Polish cinema operators are eager to make up for lost time and to not repeat the…
27-09-2021

FNE at Gdynia Polish Film Festival 2021: Prize Winners

GDYNIA: The 46th Polish Film Festival Gdynia, which took place 20-25 September 2021, awarded its top prize of Golden Lion for Best Film to Fears / Wszystkie nasze strachy directed…
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Martin Šulík Wins Top Prize at Slovak IGRIC Awards for The Man with Hare Ears

BRATISLAVA: Martin Šulík was awarded the main IGRIC prize for directing The Man with Hare Ears / Muž so zajačími ušami at the ceremony of the 32nd edition of the…
27-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Charter Wins 2021 Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest

PRAGUE: The Swedish/Danish/Norwegian film Charter by Amanda Kernell won the main competition of the 28th edition of the Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest. The festival took place in person…
27-09-2021

FESTIVALS: What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? Wins 2021 BIAFF

BATUMI: What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Georgian director Alexander Koberidze was awarded Grand Prix at the 19th edition of the Batumi International Art house…
27-09-2021