WARSAW: The Los Angeles Times today reports “Hollywood is heading to Estonia, Bulgaria and beyond. Insiders share how it’s happening”

NICOSIA: A total of 41 films from 21 countries will screen in the official selection of the 21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus  Views of the World. The main animated films festival in the country will be held 10 – 13 August 2022 in the village of Platanistia.

VENICE: The Ear / Ucho, a Czechoslovak production from 1969 directed by Karel Kachyna has been selected for Venice Classics, which returns this year to the Venice International Film Festival of La Biennale di Venezia after the previous pandemic years when it was hosted in Bologna by the Il cinema ritrovato festival and in the historic city centre of Venice.

SARAJEVO: Nineteen young producers from 12 countries have been selected for the first edition of the CineLink Producers' Lab, which will be held 12 - 15 August 2022 within the CineLink Industry Days at the Sarajevo FF.

BUDAPEST: Kevin Spacey will not play the lead in 1242: Gateway to the West directed by Hungarian director Péter Soós and set to start shooting in Hungary on 17 October 2022.

WARSAW: Hundreds of classic Polish films, including 160 feature films, 71 documentaries, and 474 animated films and TV shows, are available online for free and with English subtitles on the platform 35mm.online.

PIEŠT’ANY: Young producers, documentary filmmakers, directors and film professionals are invited to apply to the new edition of Dox in Vitro. The workshop organised by the International Film Festival Cinematik Piešťany and the Creative Europe Desk Slovakia will be held in Piešťany 11 – 12 September 2022.

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 800,000 EUR / 20 m CZK to 11 minority coproductions including six feature films, three long documentaries and two short animated films. The results were announced on 15 July 2022.

The Industry Programme is intended for film professionals from Croatia and abroad with the goal of professional networking and education, but primarily the goal of marketing Croatian film projects in postproduction.

The Czech Film Fund announced the following grants on 15 July 2022.