The grants were announced by the North Macedonia Film Agency on 27 December 2022.

WARSAW: The new Czech/Slovak series The Winner directed by Jan Hřebejk and Polish series Warszawianka by Jacek Borcuch, as well as other titles from FNE partner countries, are among 21 European series whose exclusive European rights have been acquired by SkyShowtime from Warner Bros. Discovery. All the shows will be available to SkyShowtime subscribers across all of its 22 markets.

WARSAW: The New Horizons International Film Festival from Wrocław (Poland), Transilvania IFF from Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and Vilnius IFF Kino Pavasaris from Vilnius (Lithuania) have launched the cooperation network SMART7 together with IndieLisboa IFF, FILMADRID IFF and Thessaloniki IFF.

TRIESTE: Projects from Georgia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Lithuania, North Macedonia and Serbia are among the 22 projects selected for the 13th edition of When East Meets West, the Italian Co-Production Forum taking place 22-25 January 2023 within the Trieste Film Festival (21 – 28 January 2023).

WEMW Co-Production Forum line-up revealed! 22 new stories from all over the world will be presented at the upcoming Co-Production Forum.

BUCHAREST: The Romanian musical comedy Romina, VTM by Paul Răzvan Macovei had 233,208 admissions and 1.3 m EUR / 6.553.905 RON gross in its opening weekend (6 – 8 January 2023), more than Avatar: The Way of Water during its first weekend.

BERLIN: The digitally restored version in 4K of György Fehér’s Twilight will have its world premiere in the Berlinale Classics section at the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival (16 -26 February 2022). Věra Chytilová’s Daisies and The Beauty by Arūnas Žebriūnas were included in the Retrospective “Young at Heart – Coming of Age at the Movies”. Four more FNE partner countries selections are in the Berlinale Co-production Market.

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission has launched the Creative Malta film fund, which will offer 600,000 EUR annually for local film production.

VALLETTA: The Finance Ministry of Cyprus has earmarked 5 m EUR for the country's incentives scheme. This is ten times more than in the past three years.

BRATISLAVA: Short films from Slovakia, Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary are welcome to apply for the 2023 edition of the International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava. The deadline for applications is 15 January 2023.