FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019 Between the Seas: Paradise on Earth

BRATISLAVA: Acclaimed Slovak director Jaro Vojtek’s new documentary film Paradise on Earth will have its world premiere at the 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF, which opens on 24 October 2019.

CME Posts Mixed Results in Q3 Report

PRAGUE: Central European Media Enterprises (CME), which operates leading commercial stations in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia, announced third quarter net revenues that grew by one percent…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Industry Programme Tackles Topics from Crowdfunding to Coproduction

JIHLAVA: The ever-expanding industry programme at the 23rd edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF (24 – 29 October 2019) continues to surprise with the range of discussions and presentations during an…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producer Jitka Kotrlová

PRAGUE: Jitka Kotrlová from Frame Films Production Company has been selected to participate in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme for documentary film producers, which kicks off at the 23rd edition…

FNE IDF Doc Bloc: Czech Joy Competition at Ji.hlava IDFF

We look at the films in the Czech documentary competition at Ji.hlava IDFF.

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Supports 10 Minority Coproductions

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund Council has selected 10 out of 34 projects applying in the call for minority coproduction support. The total amount of the support is 774,893 EUR…

Twelve Animated Projects and Six Film Professionals Selected for CEE Animation Workshop

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Workshop has announced the participants for its year-long 2019-2020 development and production skills advancement programme for professionals.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Open Programme at Jihlava

Ex Oriente will offer five days of events during the Ji.hlava IDFF, beginning on 23 October 2019.

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2019: Jihlava Announces Competition Films

JIHLAVA: The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF, running 24-29 October 2019, has announced the complete line-up of competition films, with nine full-length documentaries competing in the Opus Bonum main competition.

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF: Cristi Puiu Named Opus Bonum Juror

JIHLAVA: Romanian director Cristi Puiu takes up the mantel of the sole juror for the international documentary competition Opus Bonum at the 23rd edition of the Ji.hlava IDFF, which runs…

PRODUCTION: Ambitious 10 Million Dollar Project The Meaning and Mystery of Life in Postproduction

PRAGUE: Czech director/writer/producer Petr Vachler is in postproduction with The Meaning and Mystery of Life, an ambitious project mixing narrative fiction, documentary and animation, and exploring the fundamental questions of…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF: Vote for Best Short Film Open

JIHLAVA: Online audiences will once again select the Best Short Film of the Ji.hlava IDFF, whose 23rd edition takes place 24-29 October 2019.

FNE at Jihlava IDFF 2019: Emerging Producers Announced

JIHLAVA: The 23rd Ji.hlava IDFF (24-29 October 2019) has announced the 18 selected 2020 Emerging Producers, with half of the group coming from CEE territories. The event is the only…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Silver Eye Juries and Films

The 2019 Silver Eye juries and films have been announced.

The Painted Bird Sold to USA

PRAGUE: The Painted Bird directed by Václav Marhoul has been sold by CAA Media Finance and Celluloid Dreams to IFC Films in the USA.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Film 2019-2020: Elevation

Take a closer look at the Ukrainian documentary project Elevation by Max Rudenko, which was selected for the 17th edition of Ex Oriente Film out of a record number of…

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Documentary and Animated Film Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 469,759 EUR / 12m CZK for the production of eight documentaries and 1,409, 278 EUR / 36 m CZK for the production of…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Silver Eye Award 2019 International Juries Announced

For the 11th time the Institute of Documentary Film will give the Silver Eye Awards to the best documentaries from Central and Eastern Europe at the Ji.hlava IDFF (24-29 October…

FNE Oscar Watch 2020: Czech Republic Selects The Painted Bird as Oscar Bid

PRAGUE: The Painted Bird directed by Václav Marhoul has been selected as Czech Republic’s candidate for the 92nd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international…

Czech Film Daughter Wins Student Academy Award

PRAGUE: The Czech film Daughter directed by Daria Kashcheeva has received the Academy Award in the best animated film from international schools category. Daria Kashcheeva is a student of FAMU…