Flowers of Ukraine Wins Silver Eye Award at East Doc Platform 2024

PRAGUE: The Silver Eye Award 2024 for the best long documentary presented at East Doc Platform went to the Polish/Ukrainian coproduction Flowers of Ukraine directed by Adelina Borets.

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2,373,600 EUR / 60 m CZK for the production of eight feature films.

Daria Kashcheeva Selected for La Résidence of Cannes Film Festival 2024

PRAGUE: Daria Kashcheeva, who was born in Tajikistan but studied at FAMU and remained in Prague, is among the six young filmmakers selected for La Résidence of the Cannes Film…

CEE Animation Forum Announces 2024 Edition

PRAGUE: The 12th edition of the leading pitching, financing and coproduction event for animated projects, CEE Animation Forum, will be held in Pilsen, Czech Republic 12 – 13 November 2024.

Brothers Wins Best Feature Film at 31st Czech Lion Awards

PRAGUE: Tomáš Mašín’s Brothers / Bratři won Best Feature Film at the 31st edition of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) Awards, held in Prague’s Rudolfinum on 9 March…

FESTIVALS: One World Festival 2024 Announces Lineup

PRAGUE: One World International Human Rights Film Festival has announced the programme of its 26th edition, which will be held from 20 March to 21 April 2024 in 48 cities…

Series Blade Runner 2099 Starring Ryan Gosling to Be Shot in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The first season of the series Blade Runner 2099 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling will be shot at the Barrandov Studios between June and December 2024.

CEE Animation Workshop 2024 Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Twelve projects including four short animated films, one animated series, one TV special, five long animated films and one XR animated film have been selected for the 6th edition…

Czech Republic Reopens Production Incentives Programme

PRAGUE: The production incentive programme has been reopened in the Czech Republic and the system remains unchanged, including the cap of 5.94 m EUR / 150 m CZK per project.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Czech Cinema in Berlin

The official selection of 74th Berlin International Film Festival (February 15–25 2024) includes brand new documentary by Klára Tasovská I'm Not Everything I Want To Be about famous Czech photographer…

BOX OFFICE: Two Domestic Films in Czech Top Ten 2023

PRAGUE: Domestic comedies ONEMANSHOW: The Movie and The Island / Ostrov finished the year 2023 in the third and ninth place respectively in the Czech charts.

dok.incubator Opens Applications for Czech and Slovak Documentaries

PRAGUE: The intensive rough cut workshop dok.incubator has opened applications for Czech and Slovak filmmakers. The deadline is 14 February 2024.

Brothers Lead Czech Lions 2023 Nominations

PRAGUE: Tomáš Mašín’s cold war drama Brothers leads the Czech Lions 2023 nominations with 15 nods, followed by Matěj Chlupáček’s 1930’s drama We Have Never Been Modern with 12 nominations.

Apply to dok.incubator 2024

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply to the 2024 edition of the dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.

BOX OFFICE: Sequel to Juraj Jakubisko’s Legendary Perinbaba Tops Slovak Chart

PRAGUE: In Slovakia, where the original Perinbaba has been a Christmas classic since its release, Perinbaba: Two Realms, the last film of legendary Slovak director Juraj Jakubisko, topped the local…

PRODUCTION: Šimon Koudela in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak Epic Fantasy Fichtelberg

PRAGUE: The Czech director/animator Šimon Koudela is currently in postproduction with his fantastic epic Fichtelberg, which is a combination of animation and live action. This Czech/Slovak coproduction will be distributed…

PRODUCTION: Sundance Winner Ondřej Hudeček Shoots Debut Feature Little Thief

PRAGUE: The Czech director Ondřej Hudeček, who won the Special Jury Prize for Best Direction at the Sundance Film Festival for his short film Peacock / Furiant in 2016, is…

dok.incubator 2024 Opens Call for Documentaries in Rough Cut Stage

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply with long documentaries in the rough cut stage for the 2024 dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2023: Prize Winners

COTTBUS: The Ukrainian/Dutch coproduction Forever – Forever by Anna Buryachkova received the main prize in the Feature Film Competition of the 33rd FilmFestival Cottbus, which was held 7 – 12…

CEE Animation Forum 2023 Announces Winners

PILSEN: The 11th edition of the CEE Animation Forum 2023, which was held on 8 and 9 November in Pilsen, Czech Republic, has announced its winners.