FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Joker

VENICE: Director Todd Phillips enters the Venice competition lineup with what just might be the first Batman film that is for non-Batman fans. His film Joker takes the usual Hollywood…
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FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Ad Astra

VENICE: American indie filmmaker James Gray is not the first name that springs to mind when you think of a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster, but Ad Astra, which boasts Hollywood mega-star…
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FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Marriage Story

VENICE: Director Noah Baumbach already has ten feature films to his credit so it is no surprise that this already accomplished and respected filmmaker has landed in the Venice competition…
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Honeyland and Putin’s Witnesses In EFA Documentary Selection

BERLIN: Macedonian Honeyland by Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska, and the Latvian/Swiss/Czech coproduction Putin’s Witnesses by Vitaly Mansky are among the 12 titles from the EFA Documentary Selection.

FNE AV Innovation: We Love Cinema at Usheru

New cinema releases, film festivals, online subscriptions, video on demand, DVD, BluRay, cinema re-releases, extended cuts, live cinema events... As a consumer, the list of options for how to view…

FNE at Venice 2019: Celluloid Dreams Picks Up The Painted Bird

VENICE: Venice competitor Czech / Ukrainian / Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird directed by Václav Marhoul has been acquired by French sales company Celluloid Dreams. The film is the first…


Invitation for all FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2019:

Thirteen Films from CEE In EFA Feature Film Selection

BERLIN: Thirteen films from the CEE are among the 46 titles which made it on the 2019 EFA Feature Film Selection list and are recommended for a nomination for the…

FNE AV Innovation: FanSifter Powers Events With Fan Data

FanSifter powers live events and festivals to utilize their fan data for smarter marketing and more personalized experiences for fans

FNE AV Innovation: tx-reverse 360°: A space time cut through cinema

The highly innovative short film tx-reverse 360° with concept and direction by Martin Reinhart and Virgil Widrich recently screened in the official programme of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

FNE AV Innovation: LargoAI: Next Generation Data-driven Moviemaking

The movie industry has a problem. Over 100 years after its inception, the global film industry still does not understand its audience.

Applications Open for cocoWIP at connecting cottbus

COTTBUS: Projects in production or postproduction connected to Eastern Europe in subject or production context can apply for cocoWIP at connecting Cottbus until 22 August 2019. This year’s edition of…

FNE at Venice 2019: Venice Film Festival Programme Announced: Vaclav Marhoul’s Painted Bird Lands in Main Competition Slot

VENICE: Czech/Ukrainian/Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul has been selected for the Venezia 76 Competition of the Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di Venezia. Several other…
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Cinema Operators Call for Films Selected at Leading Festivals to Get Full Theatrical Release

BRUSSELS: International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), representing cinema associations including the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Cinema (ANEC) and the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Multiplex (ANEM) and key operators across 38 territories in…

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya One of Three Finalists of the LUX FILM PRIZE 2019

VENICE: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya by Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska is among the three finalists for the LUX FILM PRIZE 2019. The film is a Macedonian, Croatian,…

EU Supports Young Filmmaking Talent

BRUSSELS: Young filmmakers from Poland, Romania, Estonia and Hungary are among the five filmmakers who received EU support for their short films as winners of the #EUandME Young Filmmakers Competition.…

FNE AV Innovation: How the Sandbox Hub boosts media innovation through (inter)national collaboration

“We strongly believe in the value of open innovation,” Sarah Geeroms, project leader at the Flemish public broadcaster VRT said during NEXT, the innovation event of Marché du Film –…

SOFA Announces Its 7th Edition Lineup

ODESSA: Participants from Czech Republic, Slovakia, Georgia, Montenegro and Poland are among the selected participants at the 7th edition of SOFA – SCHOOL OF FILM ADVANCEMENT.

FNE AV Innovation: Playpilot is Helping You Spend Less Time Searching and More Time Watching

Global video streaming penetration as well as the number of streaming services/households are expected to increase significantly in the next five years. Playpilot is a streaming aggregator that gathers all…

Cartoon Springboard's Call for Scholarships

VALENCIA: Cartoon Springboard has opened a call for scholarships for its fifth edition taking place 30 September – 2 October 2019 in Valencia, Spain. Cartoon Springboard is providing a special…