BUCHAREST: Romanian films are starting to make major inroads into the domestic theatrical market with eight new features set for release in a crowded autumn schedule. Most of the productions were suppported primarily by the Romanian Film Center. Three are directorial feature debuts.
BUDAPEST: Academy award nominated Robert Dornhelm is to direct historical drama It's Showtime Siberia!, with shooting starting in March 2015. The film is a coproduction betwen Germany, Austria, Hungary, Russia with English as the original language.
WARSAW: In a surprise move the European Commission has moved the management for the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect).
BUCHAREST: Romanian Director/screenwriter Ruxandra Zenide will start shooting her second feature, The Miracle of Tekir/Miracolul din Tekir on 20 October, a Swiss/Romanian coproduction planned for release in spring 2015.
RIGA: The 27th European Film Awards will take place in this year's Capital of Culture, Latvia's capital Riga. The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the titles of the 50 selected films from 31 European countries with 13 of the films coming from Central and Eastern Europe.
13 projects from 12 countries to be pitched at the 2014 edition of connecting cottbus
GDYNIA: The 7th PISF Awards gala took place on 16. September 2014 during the 39th Gdynia Film Festival.