BUCHAREST: Romanian director Adrian Voicu is currently in postproduction with his first feature film Capturing Sami / Captura, which is produced by Axel Film, the company behind Immaculate by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, winner of the Best Debut Film Award in Venice 2021. The Bulgarian company Contrast Films is coproducing.

VALLETTA: Maltese miniseries The Home Straight directed by Keith Tedesco has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to raise 40,000 EUR to secure locations, actors, crew and gear for the production.

COTTBUS: Projects in production or postproduction related to Eastern Europe in subject or production context can apply to cocoWIP until 24 August 2022. The 24th edition of connecting cottbus East-West coproduction market will be held in Cottbus, Germany 9 – 11 November 2022.

The 24th edition of connecting cottbus East-West co-production market will be held this year 9-11 November in Cottbus, Germany.

SARAJEVO: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto by Juraj Lerotić, a Croatian coproduction produced in collaboration with Slovenia, received the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film at the 28th edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival (12-19 August 2022). Juraj Lerotić also received the award for best actor.

BERLIN: Six films from FNE partner countries are among the ten titles of the European Film Awards 2022 Feature Film Selection – Part 1 announced by the European Film Academy. The European Film Awards gala 2022 will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland on 10 December.

PRAGUE: Czech Republic has approved a cap of 6 m EUR / 150 m CZK per project per year for the applications for film incentives. The decision was made as the demands of the producers are high.

WARSAW: Polish channel Polsat is in preparation with Sługa Narodu, a local remake after the Ukrainian series Servant of the People starring the Ukrainian then president to be, Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The series is directed by Maciej Bieliński.

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, the busy business platform in the region for audiovisual industry professionals, welcomes participants for its main programme in Tallinn from 20 to 25 November 2022. The programme of the five-day summit is also partly accessible online. Early bird prices of the accreditations are valid until 15 September.

WARSAW: Polish Television (TVP) is launching the first edition of Co-production Forum, which will take place in Warsaw within the 2nd edition of the Heart of Europe International TV Festival (14 – 17 November 2022).