FESTIVALS: Slovak Febiofest Shortened to One Day Due to Pandemic

BRATISLAVA: Febiofest will last only one day, Wednesday 30 September 2020, due to the increase of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Slovak Prime Minister announced the tightening of measures and a…
30-09-2020

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM to Go Forward with In Cinema Screenings

BRNO: The 46th edition of Ekofilm, which takes place 5 – 25 October 2020 in Brno, will hold its planned cinema screenings but will move its accompanying programme online.
30-09-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 29.09.2020

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…
30-09-2020

USA/Croatian The Islander 2 Wraps Filming in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The USA/Croatian sci-fi adventure film The Islander 2, written and directed by Zoran Lisinac and Domagoj Mazuran, has completed filming in Dubrovnik. The shoot came after months of stagnation…
30-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Hungarian-Romanian Director Cristina Grosan Develops Sophomore Feature

BUDAPEST: Hungarian-Romanian director Cristina Grosan is in late development and production financing with her sophomore feature Ordinary Failures / Běžná selhání. Her first foreign language film is a Czech/Italian/Hungarian/Slovak coproduction.
30-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Last Call

VARNA: Ivaylo Penchev’s film Last Call, produced by Urban Media/ Cinemaq, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
30-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: The Blessed

VARNA: Stanimir Trifonov’s period film The Blessed (Incomes Project) will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). The…
30-09-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Kino Šiška 10

LJUBLJANA: Maja Pavlin's long documentary Kino Šiška 10 will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Slovenian documentary shows…
30-09-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Apples

LJUBLJANA: The Greek/Polish/Slovenian coproduction Apples / Mila / Sadeži pozabe will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This beguiling…
30-09-2020

Cinema Attendance On The Rise in Poland

WARSAW: Polish cinemas registered almost 300,000 admissions during the third weekend of September 2020, with two local titles at the top of the Polish box office.
29-09-2020

Historical Drama Series Maria Theresa Sold to USA

BRATISLAVA: Historical drama series Maria Theresa has been sold to Walter’s Choice, a VoD service on the PBS platform in the USA. Rights for the series were also acquired for…
29-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: A Dose of Happiness

VARNA: Yana Titova’s first feature film A Dose of Happiness, coproduced between No Blink Studio and bTV Studios, will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National…
29-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Yataghan

VARNA: Andrey Andonov’s and Vladimir Borisov’s comedy Yataghan will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). The brothers…
29-09-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Father

LJUBLJANA: Srđan Golubović's social drama Father / Otac / Oče will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Serbian/French/German/Croatian/Slovenian/Bosnian…
29-09-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Antigone – How Dare We!

LJUBLJANA: Jani Sever's Antigone – How Dare We! / Antigona – Kako si upamo! will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11…
29-09-2020

FESTIVALS: French Drama Gagarine Wins Best Film Award at Cinedays

SKOPJE: The French drama Gagarine directed by Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh scooped the best film award in the official selection of the 19th Cinedays Festival of European Film, which…
28-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovak Remake of Perfect Strangers Starts Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Known Unknown / Známi neznámi, the feature debut of young Slovak director Zuzana Marianková, is entering postproduction. The remake of the 2016 Italian blockbuster Perfect Strangers is produced by …
28-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Shooting Begins on Acclaimed Latvian Book Adaptation Soviet Milk

RIGA: Ināra Kolmane’s third feature Soviet Milk / Mātes piens began shooting its first sequence on 15 September 2020.
28-09-2020

Baltic Promotion Group North Star Allaince Establishes Tokyo Office

TALLINN: North Star Film Alliance has announced the opening of an office in Tokyo.
28-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Danny. Legend. God

VARNA: Yavor Petkov’s feature film debut Danny. Legend. God will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). It…
28-09-2020