PRODUCTION: Poop, Spring and Others To Be Released as Omnibus Long Animated Film

TALLINN: Five short animated films based on the renowned writer Andrus Kivirähk’s short stories for children, are set to be released in the winter of 2023 as an omnibus long…
15-07-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Pavel Křižka, Head of PR of Czech Bohemia Interactive

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Pavel Křižka, head of PR of Czech Bohemia Interactive, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Czech game development industry.
15-07-2022

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced its latest grants in several categories including minority coproductions. Altogether, 54 projects were supported with 1,225,306 EUR / 143,820,000 RSD.
15-07-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Cultural Endowment Announces Grants

TALLINN: Estonian Cultural Endowment has given out 386,000 EUR as production and development grants for feature, animated and documentary films.
15-07-2022

Baltic Sea Docs 2022 Announces Selected Projects

RIGA: Eighteen projects from countries including Poland, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania and Georgia are in the selection of the 26th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries (Baltic Sea Docs), which will…
15-07-2022

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…
15-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Slovenian/Italian Doc Fiume O Morte! Wraps Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Igor Bezinović finished the two-year shooting of his long documentary Fiume o morte! in the first week of July 2022. The Croatian/Slovenian/Italian coproduction follows WWI events connected to the…
14-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Romanian Actor Bogdan Dumitrache Saves Hungarians in Firefighter Film

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director András Fésős is in postproduction with his sophomore feature Rise Up and Walk / Kelj fel és járj, starring Romanian actor Bogdan Dumitrache. The film tells the…
14-07-2022

Next Mission: Impossible with Tom Cruise Will Be Partly Shot in Malta

VALLETTA: The eighth instalment of the Mission: Impossible series will be partly shot in Malta in 2023. It will be the first time that Tom Cruise will film on the…
14-07-2022

Paul Joseph Schrader to Receive Honourary Heart of Sarajevo Award

SARAJEVO: American screenwriter, director and film critic Paul Joseph Schrader will be presented with the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo Award at the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival (12-19 August 2022).
14-07-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of Slovak Game Developers Association Maroš Brojo

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Maroš Brojo, executive director of the Slovak Game Developers Association (SGDA), about the constantly growing Slovak game development industry.
13-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Innovative Comedy/Drama Free Money Shoots in Estonia and USA

TALLINN: Estonian comedy/drama Free Money by Rain Rannu is currently shooting in the United States and Estonia. This Estonian production will be one of the first films ever to incorporate…
13-07-2022

Romanian Media Market Expects Record Year 2022

BUCHAREST: The total media market in Romania is estimated to reach 640 m EUR by the end of 2022, with a 20 percent growth for digital and six percent growth…
13-07-2022

Georgian Film Industry Representatives Meet Leading Hollywood Companies

TBILISI: Representatives of six Georgian film production companies met six leading global companies in Hollywood as part of the Film in Georgia programme. They also took part in the American…
13-07-2022

FESTIVALS: Gdynia Film Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: Sixteen films have been selected for the Main Competition of the 47th Polish Film Festival and will compete for Golden and Silver Lions. Among them are three debuts and…
13-07-2022

FESTIVALS: First Edition of Mountain Summer FF Kicks off in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The first edition of the Zagreb Mountain Summer Film Festival is taking place 13 – 17 July 2022. The festival offers free open air film screenings, concerts and workshops.
13-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Ergo Kuld's Faulty Brides Wraps Shooting in Estonia

TALLINN: The domestic comedy Faulty Brides / Vigased pruudid by Ergo Kuld was shot during 18 days from 8 June to 10 July 2022 in the Matsalu National Park in…
12-07-2022

Warner Bros. Discovery Halts Local Original Productions for HBO Max in CEE and Removes Original Content from Platform

BUDAPEST: Hungarian drama series The Informant, Romanian series Hackerville and Ruxx, and Czech series The Sleepers are among the FNE partner countries’ original content removed from HBO Max. Warner Bros.…
12-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Serbian Actor Rade Ćosić in Postproduction with Directorial Debut

BELGRADE: Serbian actor Rade Ćosić is currently in postproduction with his directorial debut feature Dead or Alive / Ko živ, ko mrtav. This buddy-buddy film / action comedy with aspects…
12-07-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: CROATIA

ZAGREB: The total gross of Croatian cinemas surged from 5.9 m EUR in 2020 to 11.7 m EUR in 2021, mainly due to cinemas reopening after the lockdowns. Box office…
12-07-2022