Hungarian-Icelandic-Polish 3D animation in preproduction

A Hungarian-Icelandic-Polish 3D animation, Egill: The Last Pagan (, is in the final stage of pre-production, executive producer Tamas Liszka told FNE. The film will be directed by Aron Gauder,…

ScripTeast invites screenplays for training programme

The 3rd ScripTeast ( screenwriting programme for Central and East European scriptwriters announced it will accept submissions of screenplays through the end of June. The year-long development programme works authors…

DISCOP opens to brisk business

The Central European TV market, DISCOP East, kicked into high gear even before the June 18 opening day in Budapest. Reports include sales across the region, in a wide range…

Istvan Szabo launches anti-piracy policy as President of FERA

Istvan Szabo, 70, has launched his presidency of the European film and television director's federation, FERA (Federation Europeenne des Realisateurs de l'Audiovisuel, by calling for strict European Union and…

Estonia to lead IPTV growth over next five years

A report by Screen Digest media analysts finds that the Baltic states will drive IPTV growth in Central and Eastern Europe. Estonia is expected to outperform its neighboring countries, with…

Digital 3D cinema coming to the Baltics

Rapidly growing Baltic cinema chain Cinamonannounced the start up of the region's first digital 3D cinemas. The first innovative film theatre will open this year in November in Riga.

Polish Filmmakers Association

Film New Europe is proud to work together with the SFP who has been a constant and reliable supporter in FNE’s efforts to support the film community.

Medialink Corporate Strategies as a leader in cultural consulting

Medialink Cororpate Strategies (MCS) established in 2003 is a PR, advertising, information distribution and sponsorship consulting agency specialized in central and eastern European corporate and cultural projects. MCS brings together…

The Womb wins ScripTeast competition

Hungary's Benedek Fliegauf has won the second ScripTeast scriptwriting competition for his script The Womb, an ethical drama about human cloning. The announcement was made at the Cannes film festival.

ScripTeast at Cannes Film Festival

The final session of the second edition of ScripTeast is taking place at Cannes from May 15-22.

Valert promoted to DLA Piper managing partner

Attorney Peter Valert has been named Managing Partner for US/UK law firm DLA Piper's Prague and Sofia offices.

Russia will lead pay TV growth in Central Europe

Media analyst Screen Digest predicts 63 million pay TV subscribers in Central and Eastern Europe by 2012, with 28 million pay TV homes in Russia.

CANNES PREVIEW: Genghis Khan Rides Again And Again

Genghis Khan might seem an unlikely hero for our times but he is currently enjoying a wave of popularity in the cinema, first with Sergei Bodrov’s Oscar nominated Mongol and…
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Czech and Hungarian filmed Wanted plans June 27 release

Wanted, which shot in the Czech Republic and Budapest, is gearing up for a June 27 release.

Opalesque webinar explores alternative film financing

Cyprus based alternative investment firm Opalesque hosts a webinar May 13 with film financing experts.

UPC sees 34% growth in Central Europe

Liberty Global Inc., owner of Central European cable company UPC, announced first quarter operating cash flow of $1.1 billion (€715 million).

UGC Hosts EuroCine27 on May 9

The fifth edition of Eurocine27 on May 9 will screen films from the 27 EU member countries in Brussels.

Fox Sport International launches in Central Europe

Fox Sport International announced it launched a new all-sports channel in Central Europe on May 5.

Slovenian and Czech nominated for Student Academy Award

Film students Martin Duda from FAMU and Matev Luzar from the University of Ljubljana are among the five finalists competing for the Honorary Foreign Film Award at the Student Academy…

CME first quarter earnings up 51%

Central European Media Enterprises showed stunning first quarter growth, with first quarter earnings at €143.6 million ($223.5 million).