BOX OFFICE: Serbian Biopic Toma Scores Over Half a Million Admissions Domestically

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić's biopic Toma, starring Milan Marić and focusing on the life and music of the legendary Serbian and Yugoslav folk singer Toma Zdravković, had 555,546 admissions and 2,111,093…
20-10-2021

FNE Podcast: Amra Bakšić Čamo - Head of CineLink Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Amra Bakšić Čamo, the Head of CineLink, the industry section of the Sarajevo Film Festival, about the 2021 edition after the pandemic forced the last minute…
20-10-2021

German TV Series Ze Network Films in Croatia

PULA: Controlled explosions and risky car chases marked the last weekend in Pula, where Berlin-based Syrreal Entertainment was filming the new TV series Ze Network, with Blue Sky Adriatic acting…
20-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: The Jump to Represent Lithuania in Oscar Race

VILNIUS: Giedrė Žickytė’s documentary The Jump has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.…
20-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Future Films Festival Announces First Edition in Belgrade and Online

BELGRADE: The first edition of Future Films Festival, a festival of video presentations of films and series in development, will be held in Belgrade and online on 15 December 2022.
20-10-2021

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Irine Jordania in Production with Debut Feature Air Blue Silk

TBILISI: Georgian director/writer Irine Jordania is currently in production with her debut feature Air Blue Silk. The cinematographer is Giorgi Shvelidze, whose work on Namme directed by Zaza Khalvashi and…
19-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: On the Water to Represent Estonia in Oscar Race

TALLINN: On the Water by Peeter Simm has been selected as Estonia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film…
19-10-2021

RE-ACT Opens Call for Applications

ZAGREB: Applications for the 7th edition of the co-development funding of coproduction projects from RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) can be sent till 15 November 2021.
19-10-2021

When East Meets West Opens Call for First Edition of Slate Market

TRIESTE: Applications are now open for the first edition of Slate Market, as well as for Last Stop Trieste, This is IT, First Cut Lab Trieste and First Cut+ within…
19-10-2021

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2021 Announces New Baltic Cinema Lineup

VILNIUS: Nineteen films from nine countries will compete in the 12th edition of the international short film programme New Baltic Cinema from 12 to 14 November 2021 during the European…
19-10-2021

Czech Minority Coproduction The Crossing Wins Eurimages Audentia Award for Best Director

STRASBOURG: The animated film The Crossing by Florence Miailhe has received the Audentia Award for Best Director 2021 from the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund at Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau…
19-10-2021

Kino Lorber Acquires US Rights to Georgian Oscar Entry Brighton 4th

TBILISI: Kino Lorber has acquired US rights to Brighton 4th directed by Levan Koguashvili and lensed by Oscar nominated cinematographer Phedon Papamichael. The film has recently been announced as Georgia’s…
18-10-2021

Riga IFF Forum 2021 to Focus on Short Films, Animation, XR and Women

RIGA: The Riga International Film Festival's industry activities, presented under the umbrella name of Riga IFF Forum, are focused this year on short films, XR and animation, showcasing new Latvian…
18-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Miracle Wins 2021 Warsaw Film Festival

WARSAW: Romanian/Czech/Latvian Miracle / Miracol by Bogdan George Apetri has received the Grand Prix in the International Competition of the 37th Warsaw Film Festival, 8-17 October 2021. The award for…
18-10-2021

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: Bitch, a Derogatory Term for a Woman Wins Big in Portorož

PORTOROŽ: Tijana Zinajić’s Bitch, a Derogatory Term for a Woman won the Vesna Award for best feature film along with another six Vesna awards at the 24th Festival of Slovenian…
18-10-2021

Nataša Bučar, Head of Slovenian Film Centre, on Accessibility and Competitiveness of European Audio-visual Works from Small Language Environments

LJUBLJANA: Nataša Bučar, the director of the Slovenian Film Centre, presented a study on the accessibility and competitiveness of European audio-visual works from small language environments at the two-day international…
15-10-2021

PRODUCTION: Jasna Nanut Shoots Debut Feature Seventh Heaven in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The debut feature Seventh Heaven / Sedmo nebo directed by Jasna Nanut and produced by Hrvoje Osvadić through Petnaesta umjetnost is currently shooting in Croatia.
15-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: 107 Mothers to Represent Slovakia in Oscar Race

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers / Cenzorka by the acclaimed Slovak director Peter Kerekes has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and…
15-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Luzzu to Represent Malta in Oscar Race

VALLETTA: Alex Camilleri’s debut feature Luzzu has been selected as Malta’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.
15-10-2021

North American Sales for Bogdan George Apetri’s Miracle

BUCHAREST: Bogdan George Apetri’s Romanian/Czech/Latvian coproduction Miracle / Miracol has been sold by Memento International to Film Movement in North America, to Arizona Distribution in France, to Weirdwave in Greece…
14-10-2021