Creative Europe – MEDIA Cuts Funding for Only International Training for Arthouse Cinemas

BERLIN: Creative Europa - MEDIA has withdrawn its support for the international training course of the International Arthouse Cinema Association (CICAE) for 2023 – 2025, thus making it impossible to…
05-12-2022

FNE Podcast: Nikolaj Nikitin: Founder and Director of SOFA

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Nikolaj Nikitin, founder and director of SOFA – School of Film Advancement, about the main activities and workshops of this year’s …
05-12-2022

Extended Deadline for When East Meets West 2023

TRIESTE: The deadline for submissions to the open calls for Last Stop Trieste, This is IT, EAVE Slate and Inspirational Labs at 2023 When East Meets West (WEMW) has been…
18-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Safe Place Wins 2022 FilmFestival Cottbus

COTTBUS: Juraj Lerotić’s debut feature Safe Place, a coproduction between Croatia and Slovenia, was awarded Best Film in the Feature Film Competition of the 32nd edition of FilmFestival Cottbus (8…
14-11-2022

Connecting Cottbus 2022 Announces CocoPITCH and CocoWIP Winners

COTTBUS: The winning cocoPITCH and cocoWIP projects of the 24th edition of connecting cottbus were announced during a ceremony on 10 November 2022.
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Fires

COTTUBS: Montenegrin producer Bojana Radulović presented the Montenegrin/Italian/Belgian/Croatian/Serbian coproduction Fires directed by Nikola Ljuca at the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus, which was held 9 – 11 November 2022. The…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Spite

COTTBUS: Serbian company BaBoon Production teams up with Montenegrin coproducer Open Box on Spite, a dramatic mystery written and directed by Andrijana Stojković. The project was presented at connecting cottbus,…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Supermarket

COTTBUS: Sarajevo-based production company SCCA/pro.ba continues its ten-year collaboration with Bosnian director Nermin Hamzagić with the drama Supermarket. The project was showcased at the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus, held…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Asphalt

COTTBUS: Slovenia’s Studio Virc, best known for the entertaining 2016 docufiction mockumentary film Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc, is coproducing the Greek/Slovenian comedy Asphalt. The project was…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Deconstruction

COTTBUS: Bulgarian producer Veselka Kiryakova teams up with writer-director Pavel G. Vesnakov and co-writer Simeon Ventsistavov on Deconstruction, one of 13 projects presented at the connecting cottbus East-West pitching forum…
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Black Blood

COTTBUS: Czech director Beata Parkanová returns to the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus with Black Blood produced by Ondřej Zach for Ozet Film.
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Maricel

COTTBUS: Cypriot production company Filmblades presented the Cypriot/Greek coproduction Maricel at connecting cottbus, taking place 9 – 11 November 2022, where the producers were seeking a third coproducer to come…
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Dolphin

COTTBUS: Dolphin, the Polish film project which won the Midpoint Coco Award, was presented at the 2022 edition of connecting cottbus (9 – 11 November 2022). The film is produced…
11-11-2022

European Film Academy Announces European Film Awards 2022 Main Nominations

BERLIN: Four coproductions from FNE partner countries have been nominated for the 35th European Film Awards in the European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI category. The European Film Academy announced the…
09-11-2022

EFA Launches Month of European Film on 13 November 2022

BERLIN: The European Film Academy is celebrating European cinema through a series of events entitled Month of European Film, starting on 13 December and culminating with the 35th European Film…
07-11-2022

SkyShowtime Announces Launch Dates for Central and Eastern Europe

SARAJEVO: The pan-European streaming service SkyShowtime will launch in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia on 14 December 2022, and it will expand to Czech Republic,…
07-11-2022

The 7th European Arthouse Cinema Day Announces Its Ambassadors

BERLIN: Emily Atef, Lukas Dhont, Alice Diop, Valerio Mastandrea, Pilar Palomero and Agnieszka Smoczynska are the ambassadors for the 7th European Arthouse Cinema Day, organised by the International Confederation of…
02-11-2022

WEMW 2023 Launches Second Call for Entries

TRIESTE: When East Meets West has launched the call for applications for the second edition of the EAVE Slate and also for its new Inspirational Labs. WEMW 2023 will take…
26-10-2022

Films from FNE Partner Countries Nominated for European Film Awards 2022

BERLIN: Three from the five titles nominated for the European Film Awards 2022 in the European Short Film category come from Slovenia, Czech Republic & Slovakia, and Lithuania. One Latvian…
25-10-2022

FESTIVALS: FilmFestival Cottbus 2022 Announces Lineup

COTTBUS: Twelve films are running in the Feature Film Competition of the 32nd edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, taking place 8 – 13 November 2022. One of the world's leading forums…
25-10-2022