Cinesite Acquires Balkan VFX Studio FX3X

SKOPJE: The Visual effects & animation company Cinesite, headquartered in London, has acquired a majority stake in Balkan’s VFX studio FX3X, a long-time visual effects studio with offices in Skopje…

Films from FNE Partner Countries in European Film Awards Documentary Selection 2022

BERLIN: Two Polish and two Lithuanian long documentaries directed by Hanna Polak, Pawel Lozinski, Mantas Kvedaravicius and Sergei Loznitsa are among the 13 titles that make up the Documentary Selection…


Invitation for all FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2022

Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro Sign Memorandum of Cooperation on ReActing as a Star Project

LJUBLJANA: Film centres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro have signed a three-year Memorandum of Cooperation after the successful first edition of ReActing as a Star. The project…

Approaching Deadline for cocoWIP

COTTBUS: Projects in production or postproduction related to Eastern Europe in subject or production context can apply to cocoWIP until 24 August 2022. The 24th edition of connecting cottbus East-West…

Films from FNE Partner Countries in European Film Awards 2022 - Feature Film Selection – Part 1

BERLIN: Six films from FNE partner countries are among the ten titles of the European Film Awards 2022 Feature Film Selection – Part 1 announced by the European Film Academy.…

International Training for Arthouse Exhibitors to Hold Its 19th Edition in Venice

VENICE: The 19th edition of the CICAE international training addressed to art house exhibitors will be held on the San Servolo island in Venice 29 August – 4 September 2022.…

FESTIVALS: Films from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia and Poland Win at 75th Locarno Film Festival

LOCARNO: The Slovak/Czech coproduction Nightsiren by Tereza Nvotová was awarded the Pardo d’oro Concorso Cineasti del presente for best film at the 75th Locarno Film Festival (3 - 13 August…

Films from FNE Partner Countries in Giornate degli Autori and Venice Immersive 2022

VENICE: Cristina Grosan’s feature film Ordinary Failures has been selected for the 19th edition of Giornate degli Autori 2022, while Darkening by Ondřej Moravec and Sorella’s Story by Peter Hegedus…

FNE Podcast: Julia Short: Head of Studies of International Screen Institute

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Julia Short, head of studies of the International Screen Institute, about the general goals and activities of the International Screen Institute,…

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries at Venice International Film Festival 2022

VENICE: Films produced or coproduced by Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina were selected for the Orizzonti Competition at the 79th Venice…
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FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries at Venice Critics’ Week 2022

VENICE: The Serbian/Croatian coproduction Have You Seen This Woman by Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluscević, the Colombian/Romanian/French/German coproduction Anhell69 by Theo Montoya, and the short film Sapling, which is a…

FNE Editor in Chief Anna Franklin Spoke to the Los Angeles Times About Hollywood Shooting in Central and Eastern Europe

WARSAW: The Los Angeles Times today reports “Hollywood is heading to Estonia, Bulgaria and beyond. Insiders share how it’s happening”

Applications Open for Sustainability Management Course

After having successfully delivered its first two courses in June in Vienna (Legal & Business Affairs and The Audience Design Lab), The International Screen Institute is thrilled to be able…

EAVE Producers Workshop 2023 Launches Call for Applications

LUXEMBOURG: Producers (fiction, documentary and TV series), who are already working in the film and television industries, are welcome to apply for the EAVE Producers Workshop 2023 till 29 August…

Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Venice Gap-Financing Market 2022

VENICE: Projects from Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia and Poland have been selected for the 9th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market, which will take place 2 -…
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Ten Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Eurimages Co-production Support

STRASBOURG: Ten majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries, including new projects by Radu Jude, Ivan Ostrochovský and Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva, received Eurimages coproduction support at the…

Czech Republic and Serbia in European Top 5 for Market Share of Domestic Films

BRUSSELS: Czech Republic and Serbia are the second and third in the national films market share top five in the Annual Report for 2021/2022 issued by the International Union of…

Invitation to Online Innovation Conference for Cinema Operators and Distributors

BERLIN: The three German cinema associations AG Kino - Gilde, Bundesverband kommunale Filmarbeit and HDF Kino are organising “Cinema Vision 2030: the conference on innovation for cinema”, which will be…

Films from Cyprus, Estonia, Poland and Malta at First-ever European Film Festival in Saudi Arabia

WARSAW: Films from Cyprus, Estonia, Poland and Malta are among those screened at the first-ever European Film Festival in Saudi Arabia taking place from 15 to 22 June 2022.