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 April and November 2024.
23-02-2024

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…
23-02-2024

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.
12-02-2024

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…
09-02-2024

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.
29-01-2024

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.
22-01-2024

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.
19-01-2024

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.
15-01-2024

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…
13-12-2023

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…
13-12-2023

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…
11-12-2023

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.
08-12-2023

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…
13-11-2023

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.
13-11-2023

BOX OFFICE: Czech Oscar Candidate Brothers Tops Domestic Charts

PRAGUE: Czech drama Brothers / Bratři by Tomáš Mašín topped the local box office in its first weekend with 38,341 admissions and 272,803 EUR /6,673,617 CZK gross. The film released…
03-11-2023

CEE Animation Forum 2023 Ready to Kick Off in Pilsen

PILSEN: The 11th edition of the CEE Animation Forum 2023 will present 28 European animated projects, including feature films, series/TV specials, short films and student works on 8 and 9…
03-11-2023

Czech Republic One Step Closer to Reopening Production Incentives

PRAGUE: A proposal of a new amendment to the Audiovisual Act has been discussed by the Czech government recently. If approved, the bill should open the production incentives system.
24-10-2023

Petr Vachler’s The Meaning and Mystery of Life Prepares for Official Release with 11,000 Admissions in Special Screenings

PRAGUE: Special preview screenings of Petr Vachler’s labour of love The Meaning and Mystery of Life have been taking place in cinemas all across the Czech Republic and Slovakia since…
12-10-2023

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2.5 m EUR for the production of seven feature films and 466,208 EUR for the production of seven long documentaries.
11-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Finále Plzeň Film Festival 2023: Prize Winners

PLZEŇ: The 36th Finále Plzeň Film Festival, which took place 22 – 27 September 2023, awarded its top prize of the Golden Kingfisher for Best Feature and Animated Film to…
28-09-2023