FNE Podcast: Kutaisi ISFF 2021: Nini Shvelidze, International Programme Coordinator

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Nini Shvelidze, International Programme Coordinator of the Kutaisi International Film Festival, about the first edition of the KISFF, which is finally taking place in…
07-05-2021

Lower Threshold for Polish Cash Rebate Opens the Door to More Regional Coproductions

WARSAW: One of the most significant measures instituted by the Polish Film Institute during the pandemic was the reduction of the threshold for Polish eligible costs for coproduction of feature…
07-05-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed approximately 1.7 m EUR as development and production grants for animated films, as well as debut feature production grants and short films production…
07-05-2021

CEE Animation Forum 2021 Announces Winners

PRAGUE: The 9th edition of the leading regional pitching, financing and coproduction event CEE Animation Forum, which was held online in an extended edition from 26 April to 6 May…
07-05-2021

Piotr Domalewski’s Polish/Irish I Never Cry to Be Released in UK and Ireland in July 2021

WARSAW: The coming-of-age drama I Never Cry / Jak najdalej stąd by Piotr Domalewski will be theatrically released in the UK and Ireland starting 23 July 2021.
07-05-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 06.05.2021

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
07-05-2021

Horațiu Mălăele’s Thriller Luca to Premiere Online in Romania

BUCHAREST: The psychological thriller Luca, the third feature film directed by Romanian actor/director Horațiu Mălăele, will have its premiere on 21 May 2021 online worldwide, and in the Romanian cinemas…
07-05-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Announces Dates for Physical Edition

ZAGREB: The 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.
07-05-2021

FNE at FEST 2021: Loan Shark

BELGRADE: The crime thriller Loan Shark / Lihvar by young director Nemanja Ćeranić will have its national premiere in the main competition of FEST 2021. This is the first Serbian…
07-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Starts Shooting A Ten in a Half

SARAJEVO: Danis Tanović has started shooting his ninth film on 3 May 2021. A Ten in a Half is a Bosnian coproduction supported through the feature film production scheme Sarajevo…
06-05-2021

Paul Negoescu’s Two Lottery Tickets to Be Distributed in USA

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu’s Two Lottery Tickets / Doua lozuri will be distributed by Dekanalog Releasing in US theatres and virtual cinemas starting 21 May 2021. Negoescu’s sophomore feature was a…
06-05-2021

FESTIVALS: New Hungarian Motion Picture Festival Announces 2021 Dates

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, the annual showcase of Hungarian cinema, will take place this year in Veszprém, Balatonfüred and Balatonalmádi from 23 to 26 June. Its predecessor, the…
06-05-2021

Netflix’s All Quiet on the Western Front Shoots in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: A German-language adaptation of the famous novel All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is currently shooting for Netflix near Prague. The production serviced by the…
06-05-2021

FNE at FEST 2021: The Living Man

BELGRADE: The first of the announced six Serbian feature films to have their national premiere at FEST 2021 is the Serbian/German/Bulgarian coproduction The Living Man / Živ čovek directed by…
06-05-2021

FNE Innovation: Virtual Cinema Platform Picl

Film New Europe continues to invite leaders of innovative AV projects to share their projects directly with its readers. Today, our guests are Anke van Diejen and Noortje van de…
05-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Romantic Comedy Avalanche of Love Enters Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Avalanche of Love / Láska hory prenáša, the debut feature by young Czech director Jakub Machala, who has been awarded for his commercials, music videos and TV series, is…
05-05-2021

Georgia Connect Plans Massive Outreach Campaign to Promote Filming in Georgia

TBILISI: Georgia Connect, which is an agency that promotes filming opportunities in Georgia launched by the producer Nika Apriashvili in Berlin in February 2021, plans a massive outreach campaign to…
05-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Krakow FF 2021 Set to Take Place in Hybrid Form

KRAKOW: The 61st edition of the Krakow Film Festival is set to take place in a hybrid form on 30 May - 6 June 2021, after a successful online edition…
05-05-2021

First Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad Announces Selected Participants

BRATISLAVA: Three feature film projects from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland, together with three Slovak feature film projects, will take part in the first edition of Pop Up Film…
05-05-2021

Czech Film Industry Expected to Reach Pre-Pandemic Numbers in 2021

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund expects the volume of filming in the country in 2021 to reach the level of the pre-pandemic year 2019, which was a record-setting season for…
04-05-2021