FNE Podcast: SOFA School of Film Advancement: Nikolaj Nikitin and Oliver Baumgarten Speak to Julaine Schulze about Creative Financing

SOFA helmers Nikolaj Nikitin and Oliver Baumgarten talk to Juliane Schulze about creativity in financial strategies, which was the focus of the second SOFA TALKS podcast of SOFA - School…
24-06-2020

Female Directors from Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia Selected for CIRCLE Women’s Docs Accelerator

CANNES: Female directors from Estonia, Georgia, Montenegro, Romania and Slovenia are participating in the 2020 CIRCLE – Women’s Docs Accelerator. The third edition of the event was launched on 15…
23-06-2020

CEE Cinema Admissions Show Gains in 2019

STRASBOURG: Data released by the European Audiovisual Observatory shows that the box office rose in most CEE territories, although admissions showed mostly modest gains, and some losses.
19-06-2020

Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia Pitch at Annecy

ANNECY: Animated projects from Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia are pitching at Annecy’s Mifa market, running through 30 June 2020.
17-06-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

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…
15-06-2020

CICAE Training Programme Calls for Applications

BERLIN: Applications for the 17th Art Cinema = Action + Management training programme will close on 15 June 2020. The programme will take place 31 August – 6 September.
12-06-2020

connecting cottbus 2020 Calls for Projects

COTTBUS: The East-West coproduction market connecting cottbus is accepting applications for cocoPITCH through 15 July 2020 and for cocoWIP through 20 August.
11-06-2020

CICAE Launches International Campaign #Back To Cinema

PARIS: The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE), in collaboration with Germany’s #ZurückInsKino, has launched a social media campaign #BackToCinema to bring film exhibitors together during the COVID-19 crisis.
09-06-2020

Films from Lithuania, Georgia and Bulgaria in Cannes Official Selection

WARSAW: Films from Lithuania, Bulgaria and Georgia have been selected for the 73rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival. A total of 56 films have been chosen for the 2020…
05-06-2020

Ten CEE Films Receive Eurimages Support

STRASBOURG: The Eurimages board granted 6,138,000 EUR to 28 film projects, including 10 CEE coproductions, in an online meeting of its 158th session. North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovakia,…
01-06-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

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…
01-06-2020

Welcome to Chechnya Wins 2020 Online Edition of Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

THESSALONIKI: The 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival gave its Golden Alexander award and a cash prize of 15,000 EUR to Welcome to Chechnya by David France (USA). The festival, which concludes…
28-05-2020

FNE AV Innovation: MUBI GO, MUBI’s Cinema-going Initiative and App

“Our goal is to build audiences for great cinema; with MUBI GO we have created a new experience for our subscribers to enjoy films on the big screen.” - Efe…
21-05-2020

FESTIVALS: Thessaloniki Doc Fest Opens Online

THESSALONIKI: The 22nd edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival goes online from 19 to 28 May 2020. A total of 210 films will be screened, along with live open discussions.
20-05-2020

CICAE Announces Second Round of Applications for 17th Art Cinema = Action + Management

The CICAE is glad to announce that the second round of applications for 17th Art Cinema = Action + Management, the next International training course for independent cinema exhibitors, is…
19-05-2020

FNE AV Innovation: Cinemarket - Coming Soon To Your Screens

Cinemarket is building a film and TV industry blockchain ecosystem that sustainably eliminates opaqueness in intellectual property (IP) rights management, sales performance and revenue distribution. With the correct tools, European…
15-05-2020

FESTIVALS: Komandarev Wins goEast with Bulgarian/Serbian/French Coproduction Rounds

WIESBADEN: The Bulgarian/Serbian/French coproduction Rounds directed by Stephan Komandarev won the main prize of the 20th edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Cinema in Wiesbaden. Karolis…
13-05-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 12.05.2020.

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…
13-05-2020

FNE AV Innovation: Blockframes Bringing Transparency and Efficiency to Independent Cinema

Yannick Bossenmeyer introduces Blockframes: a technological ecosystem aiming to bring transparency and efficiency to the content industry.
11-05-2020

SOFA Calls for Proposals

BERLIN: SOFA, the School of Film Advancement has announced that it is accepting project proposals for its eighth edition. Up to eight projects will be selected for the 2021 series…
11-05-2020