FESTIVALS: Finnish/Estonian Driving Mum Wins 2022 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

TALLINN: The 26th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF) wrapped on 27 November 2022 with the Finnish/Estonian coproduction Driving Mum by Hilmar Oddsson winning the Grand Prix…
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Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2022 Announces Winners

TALLINN: Eight awards were handed out to film projects in different stages of scriptwriting, development or postproduction at the 21st Baltic Event Co-Production Market 2022, which took place within the …
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FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Czech Animation Director Bára Anna Stejskalová

PRAGUE: FNE spoke with Bára Anna Stejskalová, Czech animation director and scriptwriter, about her animated films as well as the state of the Czech animation industry and its connections with…
28-11-2022

Newly Launched in Hungary RTL+ Will Present 12 Exclusive Productions in 12 Months

BUDAPEST: Hungary's new subscription streaming service RTL+ offers series and shows produced specifically for this platform without advertisements. The service offers more than 5,000 hours of content and promised to…
28-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Animateka 2022 Kicks Off in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: A total of 28 titles were selected for the Main Competition of the 19th edition of Animateka Animated International Film Festival, which takes place in Ljubljana 28 November –…
28-11-2022

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Holiday Rom-Com Scores 1 m Admissions in Poland

WARSAW: The fifth instalment of the Polish hit holiday rom-com series Letters to Santa / Listy do M. has surpassed a million admissions in Poland. The film directed by Łukasz…
25-11-2022

OBITUARY: Veteran Serbian Film Director Mladomir Puriša Đorđević

BELGRADE: Director Mladomir Puriša Đorđević, one of the most important Yugoslav and Serbian film auteurs, died on 23 November 2022 aged 99.
25-11-2022

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian/Hungarian Axis of Life Qualifies for Newly Launched Cash Rebate in Bulgaria

SOFIA: The privately financed Bulgarian/Hungarian Axis of Life directed by Atanas Hristoskov and produced by Invictus in coproduction with the Ganges Indian-Hungarian Cultural Foundation, is one of the first productions…
25-11-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Kateřina Hanáčková, Creative Director of Czech Brainz Immersive

PRAGUE: FNE spoke with Kateřina Hanáčková, creative director of Czech Brainz Immersive, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Czech game development industry.
25-11-2022

Michal Blaško´s Debut Feature Victim Sold to Spain

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/German coproduction Victim / Obet’ by Michal Blaško, was sold by Pluto Film to Spain´s Inopia Films.
25-11-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Vladimir Funtikov - Cofounder of Estonian CM Games

TALLINN: FNE spoke with Vladimir Funtikov, co-founder of Estonian CM Games, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Estonian game development industry.
24-11-2022

Murina Received Three Nominations at Independent Spirit Awards

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović's debut feature Murina scored three nominations at the Independent Spirit Awards. The film is nominated for Best First Feature, Best Breakthrough Performance (Gracija Filipović) and Best…
24-11-2022

Paweł Mykietyn to Receive Excellence Award at European Film Awards

WARSAW: Polish composer Paweł Mykietyn will receive the Excellence Award - European Original Score for its work on Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO. The European Film Academy announced the recipients of the…
24-11-2022

FESTIVALS: POFF Announces DDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD Recipients and TV Beats Co-Financing Market Winners

TALLINN: The 26th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF), which is running till 27 November 2022, has announced that Sarah Polley and Ali Abbasi will receive the DDA SPOTLIGHT AWARD.…
24-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Slovak Queer Film Festival 2022 in Bratislava

BRATISLAVA: The 16th edition of the Slovak Queer Film Festival is screening 51 films (27 feature and 24 short films) from 31 countries in Bratislava until 29 November 2022.
24-11-2022

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Balint Dániel Sós Shoots Debut Feature Starring Szabolcs Hajdu

BUDAPEST: Balint Dániel Sós is currently shooting Minden rendben (working title Growing Down), a drama starring Szabolcs Hajdu. The film is supported by the Incubator Programme of the National Film…
23-11-2022

BOX OFFICE: Slovenian Comedy At Hostar 2‰ Close to 100,000 Admissions

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian comedy At Hostar 2‰ by Luka Marčetič dominates the domestic box office and is about to reach 100,000 admissions. The film currently has 97,190 admissions and 641,160 EUR…
23-11-2022

PRODUCTION: Jiří Havelka in Production with Czech Tragicomedy Gardener

PRAGUE: Czech director Jiří Havelka is currently finishing production on his feature film Gardener (working title) / Zahradník, which is estimated to be finished in 2023.
23-11-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Croatian Game Saint Kotar Released on Consoles

ZAGREB: Croatian point-and-click adventure Saint Kotar was updated and released for the Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch platforms on 22 November 2022. Saint Kotar was among the first games whose…
23-11-2022

Serbian Golden Boy Acquired by Amazon Prime

BELGRADE: Serbian sport drama Golden Boy / Zlatni dečko directed by Ognjen Janković has been acquired by Amazon Prime. The distribution started on 20 November 2022 in Germany, Austria and…
23-11-2022