PRODUCTION: Robert Hloz in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak/Polish/Serbian Sci-Fi Restore Point

PRAGUE: Czech director/writer Robert Hloz is currently in postproduction with his debut feature, the sci-fi Restore Point / Bod Obnovy, which is a Czech/Slovak/Polish/Serbian coproduction.

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…

Polish Days 2022 Announces Winners

WROCŁAW: Polish Days, the industry event hosted by New Horizons IFF, has announced its winners. A total of 22 Polish projects were showcased 24 - 26 July 2022 during the…

Approaching Deadline for 7th FILM+ Programme

BUCHAREST: Early career filmmakers from Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine can still apply to the 7th edition (2022-2023) of FILM+, the support programme for independent low budget…

Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluščević’s Debut Feature Have You Seen This Woman? to Premiere at Venice Film Festival 2022

BELGRADE: Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluščević’s debut feature Have You Seen This Woman? / Da li ste videli moju ženu? is set to have its world premiere in the upcoming…

Mihai Mincan’s Debut Feature To The North Acquired Ahead Its Premiere in Venice

BUCHAREST: Mihai Mincan’s first feature film To the North / Spre nord has been picked-up by Best Friends Forever ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the…

Pluto Film Picks-up Michal Blaško’s Debut Feature Victim

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/German coproduction Victim / Obet’ by Michal Blaško has been acquired by Pluto Film ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the 79th Venice International…

TV Drama Series Estonia Sold to Seven.One Entertainment Group

TALLINN: Beta Film has sold the TV series Estonia to Seven.One Entertainment Group, which runs ProSieben. The coproduction between Finland, Estonia, Belgium and Sweden is currently in production with the…

FESTIVALS: Kinemastik International Short FF 2022 Ready to Kick Off in Malta

VALLETTA: The 18th Kinemastik International Short Film Festival will screen international and local films in the Garden of Rest in Floriana 29 – 31 July 2022.

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: Record Number of Submissions to Short Film Competition at Motovun FF

MOTOVUN: Nineteen feature films are competing for the Propeller of Motovun, the main award of the Motovun Film Festival running in Motovun, Croatia 26-30 July 2022. This year, 25 titles…

FESTIVALS: Anonimul International Independent FF 2022 Announces Lineup

BUCHAREST: Five feature films and long documentaries were selected for the 19th edition of the Anonimul International Independent Film Festival, set to take place at Sfantu Gheorghe, in the Danube…

FESTIVALS: Bitch, a Derogatory Term for a Woman and Infinite Sea Win 2022 Beach Film Festival in Ohrid

OHRID: Slovenian Bitch, A Derogatory Term For A Woman / Prasica, slabšalni izraz za žensko directed by Tijana Zinajić and Portuguese Infinite Sea directed by Carlos Amaral received the Large…

Sky History Shoots The Royal Mob Doc Series in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuania is the main location for Sky History 4x60-minute documentary series The Royal Mob directed by Fraser McDonald. The shooting in Lithuania is serviced by Baltic FilmServices and is…

FESTIVALS: The Staffroom Wins Five Awards at Pula Film Festival 2022

PULA: Sonja Tarokić’s The Staffroom / Zbornica won five Golden Arenas including the awards for best film and best director in the national competition at the 69th Pula Film Festival,…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Branislav Cíbik - Game Producer of Slovak Darkvision Games

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Branislav Cíbik, game producer of Slovak Darkvision Games, about the company’s current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.

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, and the short film Sapling, which is a Romanian minority coproduction directed by Lorenzo Fabbro…

New Horizons Studio+ 2022 Announces Winners

WROCLAW: Milk & Honey directed by Georgian Tornike Gogrichiani received the New Horizons Association / London Film Academy Award at the 13th edition of the New Horizons Studio+, which took…

Record Number of Films Submitted to 48th EKOFILM in Brno

BRNO: A total of 243 documentaries from more than 50 countries have been submitted to the 48th EKOFILM International Environmental Film Festival set to be held in Brno, Czech Republic…