Viaplay Signs Partnership with CANAL+ Polska

WARSAW: The Viaplay streaming service will be available to CANAL+ Polska's subscribers thanks to a direct-to-home (DTH) distribution partnership between Viaplay Group and CANAL+ Polska.
26-07-2022

FESTIVALS: Golden Tower of 2022 European Film Festival Palić Goes to Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N.

PALIĆ: The 29th edition of the European Film Festival Palić, which wrapped on the evening of 22 July 2022, awarded its top prize to the Romanian/French/Belgian/Swedish coproduction R.M.N. directed by…
25-07-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Romanian Games Developer Amber Opens Studio in Poland

BUCHAREST: Amber Studio has opened its eighth office in Warsaw, Poland. The Romanian gaming company is now running two studios in Romania (in Bucharest and Botosani), as well as one…
25-07-2022

Kids Kino Industry 2022 Announces Official Selection

WARSAW: A total of 26 projects have been selected from among 95 projects from 27 countries for the upcoming edition of the Kids Kino Industry coproduction forum, set to take…
25-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Beata Parkanová in Production with Czech/Slovak Tiny Lights

PRAGUE: Czech director/writer Beata Parkanová is currently in production with her full-length feature, the Czech/Slovak coproduction Tiny Lights, about Amálka's day that captures a moment of vital transformation and loss,…
23-07-2022

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”
22-07-2022

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival 2022 Announces Competition Programmes

SARAJEVO: Eight titles will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo award in the Competition Programme - Feature Film 2022 of the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival.
22-07-2022

Cameras Start Rolling for Dune: Part Two in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Filming of Dune: Part Two has begun in Budapest as it was announced on the film’s Facebook-page on 18 July 2022. Shooting in Budapest of this Warner Bros. Pictures…
22-07-2022

Macedonian Vardar Film Opens Renovated Cinema and New Studio in Celebration of 75th Anniversary

SKOPJE: After 20 years since it was closed, the first Macedonian production company Vardar Film has put into use a renovated cinema, along with a new studio for colour grading…
22-07-2022

FESTIVALS: Countryside Animafest Cyprus 2022 Announces Selection

NICOSIA: A total of 41 films from 21 countries will screen in the official selection of the 21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus Views of the World. The main animated films festival…
22-07-2022

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Doc Kapr Code Introduces New Opera in Film Form

PRAGUE: Lucie Králová’s documentary Kapr Code / Kapr focuses on the contradictory life of progressive composer and prominent communist Jan Kapr (1914-88) using the innovative formula of the opera documentary.…
21-07-2022

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Anna Dziapshipa in Postproduction with Doc Self Portrait Along the Borderline

TBILISI: Georgian director/producer Anna Dziapshipa is currently in postproduction with her documentary, the Georgian Self Portrait Along the Borderline / Avtoportreti Zghvarze. The film participated in the Eastern Promises –…
21-07-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Ladislav Dedik - Founder and Owner of Slovak Studio727

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Ladislav Dedik, founder and owner of the Slovak Studio727, about the company’s current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.
21-07-2022

FNE at Venice 2022: Karel Kachyna’s The Ear to Screen in Venice Classics

VENICE: The Ear / Ucho, a Czechoslovak production from 1969 directed by Karel Kachyna has been selected for Venice Classics, which returns this year to the Venice International Film Festival…
21-07-2022

First Edition of CineLink Producers’ Lab Announces Participants

SARAJEVO: Nineteen young producers from 12 countries have been selected for the first edition of the CineLink Producers' Lab, which will be held 12 - 15 August 2022 within the…
21-07-2022

Kevin Spacey Steps Back from Genghis Khan Film Set to Shoot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Kevin Spacey will not play the lead in 1242: Gateway to the West directed by Hungarian director Péter Soós and set to start shooting in Hungary on 17 October…
21-07-2022

Lithuanian Sci-Fi Drama Vesper Announces Domestic Release

VILNIUS: The sci-fi drama Vesper by Lituanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper will be released in Lithuania by Kino Pavasaris on 30 September 2022. Recently, the film…
20-07-2022

Piret Hartman Appointed as New Estonian Minister of Culture

TALLINN: The president of Estonia Alar Karis appointed Piret Hartman as new Estonian Minister of Culture on 18 July
20-07-2022

AFIFS Announces New Award for Serbian Minority Coproductions at European FF Palić

BELGRADE: The Association of Serbian Film Festivals (AFIFS) has launched a new award for best Serbian minority coproduction at the 29th European Film Festival Palić (EFF 16 – 22 July…
20-07-2022

FESTIVALS: Beach Film Festival 2022 Kicks Off in Ohrid, North Macedonia

OHRID: A total of 38 films from 17 countries are in the selection of the 5th edition of the Beach Film Festival, running 20-24 July 2022 at four locations in…
20-07-2022