FESTIVALS: Cottbus Calls for Submissions

COTTBUS: FilmFestival Cottbus is accepting submissions for its 30th anniversary jubilee edition, to be held 3 – 8 November 2020.

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 31.03.2020.

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…

Authors’ Organisations Urge Decision-makers to Help Self-employed and Freelance Authors

BRUSSELS: Authors’ organisations have launched an appeal to decision-makers to include specific measures to help self-employed and freelance authors and support the Cultural and Creative industries heavily impacted by the…

UNIC Urges Government Support for European Cinemas

BRUSSELS: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) calls on national governments to do all they can in the weeks and months to come to ensure that European cinemas are able…

Cannes Cancels May Dates

PARIS: The Festival de Cannes has announced that the festival will not be held 12 to 23 May 2020 as scheduled, due to the Corona Virus crisis. Several options are…

More Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Film Industry - 19 March

Czech Republic: The Finále Plzeň Film Festival has decided to postpone its upcoming edition due to take place from 16 to 22 April 2020. The team of the festival are…

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 17.03.2020.

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…

More Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Film Industry

Film production, cinemas and festivals are being shut down as the Coronavirus spreads across Europe.

Agora Doc Market Announces Awards

THESSALONIKI: The Italian/French project A Steady Job directed by Mattia Colombo and Gianluca Matarrese, received the Thessaloniki Pitching Forum Award at Agora Doc Market. The industry section of the 22nd…

FNE Association: Working Together in a Time of Isolation and Quarantine

WARSAW: The cinema industry is an event industry and we are already feeling the impact of the Coronavirus crisis much more strongly than many other industry sectors as festivals are…
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FNE TV at Berlinale 2020: Elisabetta Brunella Media Salles

FNE asked Elisabetta Brunella, head of Milano based Media Salles, about the latest trends in cinema admissions, especially in Central and Eastern Europe and what this can tell us about…
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Projects from North Macedonia, Romania and Serbia Selected for 2020 Cannes Cinefondation L’Atelier

CANNES: Macedonian Teona Strugar Mitevska, Romanian Marian Crișan and Serbian Pavle Vučković are among the 15 directors whose new projects were selected for the 16th edition of Cannes Cinefondation L’Atelier…

FESTIVALS: Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2020 Postponed

THESSALONIKI: The 22nd edition of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival will be postponed, probably for the end of May/beginning of June 2020, due to coronavirus. However, a significant part of the…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Prize Winners: There Is No Evil Wins Prize for Best Film

BERLIN: The 70th Berlin Film Festival (20 February - 1 March 2020) awarded its top prize the Golden Bear for Best Film in the main competition to the German/Czech/Iranian coproduction…
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FESTIVALS: The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2020 Announces Lineup

THESSALONIKI: For the first time in its history, the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (5-13 March 2020) presents an international long documentary competition section, where 12 films will vie for the Golden…

FESTIVALS: Agora Doc Market Announces Selected Projects

THESSALONIKI: Agora Doc Market, the industry platform of the 22nd Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (5-15 March 2020), will be held from 7 to 14 March 2020. It is the most important…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: See how the FIPRESCI critics rated the programme

BERLIN: FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Berlin Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Panorana and Forum giving the films 1, 2, 3,…

FNE at Berlinale 2020: Review: DAU. Natasha

BERLIN: An unlikely and daring choice for the main competition in Berlin the Russian, German, Ukraine, UK coproduction DAU.Natasha directed by Ilya Khrzhanovskiy and Jekaterina Oertel is the first film…
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FESTIVALS: Cottbus 30th Anniversary Edition Spotlights Czech Films

BERLIN: Bernd Buder, programme director of FilmFestival Cottbus, announced that the 30th anniversary edition of the festival will have spotlights on Czech film, the anniversary of German reunification, and Lusatia…