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BUCHAREST: The Association for the Development of Romanian Film (ADFR) is launching a programme supporting Romanian independent emerging film artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. #ADFR Survival will allocate micro-grants…
ZAGREB: One year after being forced to close, Kina Europa’s Zagreb Film Festival team launch the Kino Europa Online platform.
KOŠICE: The 28th edition of the Art Film Fest, which was scheduled to take place 19–27 June 2020 in Košice, has been postponed.
TBILISI: The SOFA 2020 Tbilisi workshop will be held online from 25 to 30 April 2020.
ZAGREB: The regional film funding initiative RE-ACT is accepting applications for the First Cut Lab RE-ACT summer session through 15 May 2020.
ZAGREB: Croatia has been hit hard by the COVID-19 virus, which arrived around the same time as Zagreb suffered a devastating earthquake. FNE spoke with Chris Marcich, head of the…
SKOPJE: The Macedonian VoD platform Cutaway is making more than 200 films available online, free of charge to its users.
CLUJ: The Transilvania IFF has announced that the 2020 edition of the festival will be postponed. The festival was originally scheduled to take place 29 May – 7 June.
BRATISLAVA: Slovakia’s International Animation Festival Fest Anca 2020 is one of the latest batch of festivals to announce changes due to the COVID-19 crisis.
COTTBUS: FilmFestival Cottbus is accepting submissions for its 30th anniversary jubilee edition, to be held 3 – 8 November 2020.
WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has introduced a system of advances, non-returnable financial assistance, and everyday assistance, including 300 dinners delivered daily to filmmakers under the highest risk of…
RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has made its database of national films available to schoolchildren and the general public during the COVID-19 crisis.
WARSAW: The Polish Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński has announced a new support programme for artists, creators and institutions that cannot carry out their artistic activities due to the ongoing…
BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) stated that the COVID-19 related measures announced on 26 March 2020 mean a postponement of some payments not their suspension, and that the Film…
VALLETTA: The COVID-19 crisis and a shortfall in support through public funding have led to the cancellation of the Valletta Film Festival.
SOFIA: The Bulgarian Parliament voted on 3 April 2020 to extend by one month the State of Emergency declared on 13 March over the coronavirus pandemic. All cultural and entertainment…
WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has announced that the minority coproduction fund will support eight international projects with over 1.2 m EUR / 5.5 m PLN.
BUCHAREST: More than 150 Romanian professionals have appealed to the director of the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) and the members of the administration council saying that the measures announced by…
VILNIUS: The Metamorphosis of Birds / A Metamorfose dos Pássaros from Portuguese director Catarina Vasconcelos, an engaging portrait of a family, was awarded Best Film in the European Debut Competition…
VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission has welcomed the timely response of the Maltese government to concerns about the film industry being overlooked in the nation’s emergency measures, and has set…


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