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TALLINN: A diplomatic breakthrough trip by a delegation from the Estonian Film Institute has turned up what may be the first fiction film shot in Estonia, a 1913 comedy titled Borrowed Wife, at the Gosfilmofond archives in Russia.

Wednesday, 26 November 2014   |   Romania

PRODUCTION: Banat in Preproduction

BUCHAREST: Italian director/screenwriter Adrian Valerio is in preparation with his first feature Banat, a coproduction between Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Macedonia set for shooting in 2015.

TALLINN: “From the country that gave the world Skype.” Those words from Black Night Film Festival’s Industry@Tallinn director Stan-Kristian Saluveer kicked off the launch of the festival’s new Digital Corner, which puts a spotlight on Estonia’s high tech film services industry.

TALLINN: Estonian writer/director Kadri Kõusaar will begin shooting her third feature, the Estonian/Swedish/Norwegian coproduction Nordic Instinct in early 2015 in Estonia and Norway.

BUCHAREST: Dinu Tănase’s Who Killed Christmas, a drama about cruelty and violence in the countryside, is set for shooting in November 2015.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014   |   Czech Republic

Dates Set for Czech Lions

PRAGUE: The nominations for the 22nd annual Czech Lion awards will be announced on 14 January 2015.

Monday, 24 November 2014   |   Poland

New Horizons Cinema Hits 1 Million Mark

WARSAW: The biggest art-house in Europe celebrated its 1 million viewer this week.

Monday, 24 November 2014   |   Region

Global City Holdings Net Profit Falls

WARSAW: Exhibitor and real estate company Global City Holdings posted three month and nine month declines in net profits in its interim statement for 2014.

TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi International Film Festival will open on 1 December 2014 with The President shot in Georgia by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, who will present the film.

Monday, 24 November 2014   |   Poland

FESTIVALS: Leviathan Wins Camerimage

BYDGOSZCZ: Russian cinematographer Mikhail Krichman won the main competition of the 2014 edition of Camerimage for Leviathan and Kacper Fertacz won the Polish competition with Hardkor Disko.

TBILISI: Winter Song/Chant d'hiver, the new feature of the acclaimed Otar Iosseliani, is moving to France for filming in December following shooting in Georgia 16 - 24 October 2014.

Friday, 21 November 2014   |   Czech Republic

France Fetes Czech Success Story

PRAGUE: Slovak/Czech/Hungarian distributor Ivan Hronec of Film Europe and Unifrance’s CEE guru Joel Chapron kicked off the 17th edition of the expanded Festival of French Films in Prague with a pre-premiere screening of Benoit Jacquot’s Three Hearts. Jacquot is also attending the festival which is honouring him with screening of eight of his films in total.

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