FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Jugoslava

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin director Ivan Bakrač will be presenting the project of his sophomore feature Jugoslava at the CineLink Co-production Market, which will take place 13 - 18 August 2022. For…
09-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović and Aida Begić in Postproduction with TV Series Kotlina

SARAJEVO: Academy Award-winner Danis Tanović and Cannes FF laureate Aida Begić are currently in postproduction with Kotlina, a five-episode crime drama created by Tanović and Amra Bakšić Čamo, and produced…
09-08-2022

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Grants in 2022

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 514,250 EUR in its second batch of grants in 2022. Ten projects in production received 332,400 EUR and 11 projects in development received 181,850…
09-08-2022

Docu Talents from the East 2022 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Nine Central and Eastern European documentaries in postproduction will be showcased at the Docu Talents from the East 2022 within the CineLink Industry Days on 15 August 2022.
09-08-2022

OBITUARY: Macedonian Actor Mitko S. Apostolovski

SKOPJE: The revered Macedonian theatre and film actor Mitko S. Apostolovski died at age 67. He was a doyen of Macedonian acting and a longtime member of the National Theatre…
09-08-2022

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Production Grants for 2022

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,680,480 EUR / 103,350,000 MKD as production grants for feature, short, animated films and documentaries in the first grant call of 2022. The…
08-08-2022

Film Estonia to Receive 3.4 m EUR of Additional Support in 2022

TALLINN: Estonian government has decided to increase Film Estonia’s support by 3.4 m EUR in 2022, which will increase the total funding for the cash rebate scheme in 2022 to…
08-08-2022

Lucile Hadzihalilović Retrospective First Time in Slovakia at 17th Cinematik IFF

PIESTANY: A retrospective of the French-Bosnian director, screenwriter and producer Lucile Hadžihalilović will be presented for the first time to Slovak audiences at the 17th edition of the Cinematik International…
08-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Gozo FF to Host First Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta

VALLETTA: Film enthusiasts are invited to take part in the first edition of the Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta. The winning film will be screened at the opening of…
08-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF Announces New Competition Programme

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, whose 26th edition will be held 11 – 27 November 2022, will launch this year a new competition programme, Critics’ Picks. The programming…
06-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Latvian/Lithuanian Feature Portraying Millennials Generation Wraps Shooting in Latvia

RIGA: Latvian director Liene Linde wrapped the shoot of her debut feature Black Velvet / Melnais samts on 3 August 2022. This Latvian/Lithuanian coproduction is a partly autobiographical dramedy about…
05-08-2022

Intramovies Picks Up Tereza Nvotovà’s Sophomore Feature Nightsiren

BRATISLAVA: Tereza Nvotovà’s second feature film Nightsiren / Svetlonoc had been acquired by Rome-based sales agent Intramovies ahead of its world premiere in the Cineasti del Presente competition of the…
05-08-2022

Munich Games to be Released on Sky Atlantic and NOW

PRAGUE: The Sky Original Drama Munich Games created by Michal Aviram and directed by Philipp Kadelbach will be released on Sky Atlantic and NOW in September 2022. The project received…
05-08-2022

Malta Film Commission Launches Jurassic World Attractions

VALLETTA: Malta Film Commission has launched Jurassic World attractions in the towns Valletta, Birgu and Mellieħa. The initiative aims at improving screen tourism as well as family tourism. Jurassic World…
05-08-2022

CineLink Talks Announces 2022 Programme

SARAJEVO: CineLink Talks will welcome 21 panels and 59 speakers from 13 to 18 August 2022. This year, the conference part of the CineLink Industry Days will be extended to…
05-08-2022

PRODUCTION: George Sikharulidze in Production with Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian Drama Panopticon

TBILISI: Georgian director/writer George Sikharulidze is currently in production with his debut feature Panopticon, a Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian coproduction exploring teenage sexuality and Christian fundamentalism in post-Soviet Georgia.
04-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Marko Raat Shoots 8 Views of Lake Biwa on Estonian/Russian Border

TALLINN: The magical-realist tragedy 8 Views of Lake Biwa / Biwa järve 8 nägu by Marko Raat is currently shooting in Estonia. The Estonian/Finnish coproduction is led by Estonia’s most…
04-08-2022

Producers from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 2nd Edition of Producers LINK

WARSAW: Producers from Slovakia, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Montenegro and Croatia are among the 27 participants selected for the 2nd edition of the programme Producers LINK for emerging producers of children’s…
04-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival 2022 Will Focus on Regional Films

PODGORICA: The 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival will be held 22-28 August 2022 and it will focus on films from the region. The festival organises…
04-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Oscar-Nominated Lajos Koltai Explores Life of Revolutionary Hungarian Doctor Ignác Semmelweis

BUDAPEST: Lajos Koltai, who had been nominated as cinematographer for an Academy Award for Giuseppe Tornatore’s Malena in 2001, started shooting a new film as a director on 19 July…
03-08-2022