KVIFF Eastern Promises, the festival's Industry section, has just opened its submissions for the Works in Progress showcase and First Cut Lab workshop. The selected projects will be invited to participate in this year's KVIFF Eastern Promises Industry Days which will take place during this year's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (ISFFC) is organised by the Cultural Services - Deputy Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Cyprus and the Rialto Theatre, and takes place from the 7th until the 13th October 2023 at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol.

The Haapsalu Horror & Fantasy Film Festival will open its doors for the 18th time to bring glamour, fantasy as well as a bit of horror to the springtime resort town.

The following grants were announced by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) on 10 March 2023.

ZAGREB: Croatian web and software agency Dwizards founded a new in-house studio, Today's Games, with the aim of entering the video game industry. Their first project will be ReSetna, a postapocalyptic 2.5D game for which they’ve already gathered 1.1 m EUR in private investment.

The following grants were announced by the Czech Film Fund on 8 March 2023

The following grants were announced by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) on 3 March 2023.

The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film festival brings to Bucharest five documentary films from its 2022 competition sections on March 7–11.

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Vladislav Polgar, chief operating officer of Keen Software House, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Czech game development industry.