FNE at KVIFF 2022: Albert Hospodářský in Production with Czech/Slovak Road Film Brutal Heat

KARLOVY VARY: Czech director/writer/producer Albert Hospodářský is currently in production with his debut feature, the Czech/Slovak coproduction Brutal Heat / Brutální vedro. The film participated in the Eastern Promises –…

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Winners of Eastern Promises Industry Platform

KARLOVY VARY: The Eastern Promises industry platform of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, whose 56th edition is running 1-9 July 2022, announced its winners on 6 July 2022.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Chairman of Czech Game Developers Association Pavel Barák

PRAGUE: FNE spoke with Pavel Barák, chairman of the Czech Game Developers Association (GDA), about the association's current activities, as well as the state of Czech game development industry.

Europa Distribution Launches First Edition of Film Distribution Innovation Hub in Karlovy Vary

KARLOVY VARY: The first edition of the Film Distribution Innovation Hub workshop will be held on 5 July 2022 within the 56th Karlovy Vary IFF, organised by Europa Distribution. About…

FNE at KVIFF 2022: See how the critics rate the films so far

This year for the seventh time FNE together with FIPRESCI are organising the ratings of all feature films in the main Crystal Globe competition, and for the first time the…

Future Frames: Generation Next of European Cinema at Karlovy Vary IFF

KARLOVY VARY: Ten films from outstanding young European directors will be presented in the Future Frames programme organised by European Film Promotion and the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Attention all film critics coming to Karlovy Vary IFF

This year for the seventh time FNE together with FIPRESCI are organising the ratings of all feature films in the main Crystal Globe competition, and for the first time the…

FESTIVALS: Calls Open for Submissions to Ji.hlava Film Festival 2022

PRAGUE: The 26th Ji.hlava IDFF, which will take place 25-30 October 2022, has opened calls for feature-length and short films, animated and interactive documentaries. Until July 31 the festival is…

Loco Film Picks-up Czech/Polish Borders of Love

PRAGUE: Tomasz Wiński’s debut feature Borders of Love / Hranice lásky has been picked-up by French Loco Film. The Czech/Polish coproduction will have its world premiere within the Crystal Globe…

FNE Podcast: Hugo Rosák: Head of Film Industry Office of KVIFF

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hugo Rosák, head of film industry office of KVIFF, about the challenges they faced during the pandemic, as well as the…

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2022 Honours Geoffrey Rush and Benicio Del Toro

KARLOVY VARY: Geoffrey Rush will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema, while Benicio Del Toro will be presented with the Festival President's Award at the…

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2022 Announces Full Programme

KARLOVY VARY: The entire programme of the 56th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is now announced. The festival will take place from 1 to 9 July 2022.

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Eastern Promises Announces Selected Projects

KARLOVY VARY: A total of 35 projects have been selected for the Eastern Promises industry platform of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, whose 56th edition will take place 1-9…

PRODUCTION: Czech Author Jan Budař In Postproduction with Debut Feature Prince Mamma’s Boy

PRAGUE: Czech actor/director/screenwriter/composer Jan Budař is in postproduction with the fairytale Prince Mamma’s Boy / Princ Mamánek. This 100% Czech coproduction is the first feature film by Budař as a…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Dominate Czech and Slovak Top 20

PRAGUE: Up to nine Czech titles are on the list of the top 20 most popular films in Czech cinemas after the weekend of 2–5 June 2022. In Slovakia, two…

Extended Deadline for EKOFILM 2022

BRNO: The 48th edition of EKOFILM has extended the deadline for submissions to 30 June 2022. Europe's oldest environmental film festival will take place in Brno from 12 to 15…

FESTIVALS: Zlin Festival 2022 Announces Winners

ZLIN: Indian Gandhi & Co by Manish Saini received the Golden Slipper for Best Feature Film in the Children’s Category at the 62nd edition of the Zlin Festival of films…

GRANTS: Two Debut Features and Three Short Film Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: Two debut features and three shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund with 360 000 EUR going to debut projects and 88 000 EUR going to two…

TV+ Sci-fi Series Foundation Season 2 Finds Different Worlds in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Foundation, the Apple TV+ sci-fi series based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov has discovered new and different worlds for its second season, which is shooting in…

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Karlovy Vary FF Announces Competition Lineup

PRAGUE: The 56th Karlovy Vary IFF, which takes place this year from 1 to 9 July 2022, has announced its competition lineup as it returns to its traditional beginning of…
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