Ten Georgian Producers Selected for Platino Industria Forum in Madrid

TBILISI: Ten Georgian producers will participate in the first part of the Georgian/Spanish project Spain-Georgia B2B In Film Industry, organised by the Georgian National Film Center and Entidad de Gestión…
02-09-2021

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Bad Blood Tops Domestic BO by a Landslide

BELGRADE: The Serbian feature film Bad Blood / Nečista krv – Greh predaka by Milutin Petrović has topped the domestic box office during its opening weekend, with 16,958 admissions and…
01-09-2021

KVIFF Winner As Far As I Can Walk Keeps Moving

BELGRADE: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović by Stefan Arsenijević is looking forward to more festivals and sales after winning five awards at the the 55th Karlovy…
01-09-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła: Head of Programming at Krakow Film Festival

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła, head of programming at Krakow Film Festival. One year after the 2020 festival edition had to go online Krakow FF became one…
01-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Italian/Czech Coproduction Terezín Starts Filming in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The Italian/Czech coproduction Terezín by Gabriele Guidi, coproduced by Three Brothers Production, started shooting in Prague on 30 August 2021. The production is supported by the Prague Film Fund.
01-09-2021

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Gives Production Support to Nine Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has distributed over 4.2 m EUR / 19 m PLN for the production of nine feature films. Among them are new films by Jacek Bromski,…
01-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Pjer Žalica Begins Shooting May Labour Day

SARAJEVO: The acclaimed Bosnian director Pjer Žalica has started shooting his fourth feature film May Labour Day, a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.
31-08-2021

BOX OFFICE: New Comedy/Drama from Kinga Dębska Tops Polish BO

WARSAW: Kinga Dębska's Back Then / Zupa nic had the best opening for a domestic title in 2021 with 48,889 admissions. The prequel to Dębska's critically acclaimed comedy/drama These Daughters…
31-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Nenad Milošević in Production with Serbian/Bosnian Before the Noise

BELGRADE: The Serbian director Nenad Milošević is currently in production with his second film, the documentary/fiction hybrid Before the Noise / Pred buku. This Serbian/Bosnian coproduction is narrated by the…
31-08-2021

FESTIVALS: Radiograph of a Family Wins 2021 Makedox

SKOPJE: The Norwegian/Iranian/Swiss documentary Radiograph of a Family directed by Iranian filmmaker Firouzeh Khosrovani won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 12th edition of …
31-08-2021

FESTIVALS: Animattikon 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Cyprus In Person and Online

PAPHOS: The 4th edition of the Animattikon International Animation Festival in Paphos will take place 6-12 September 2021 both in person and online, but most of the physical activities will…
31-08-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: Prize Winners: As Far As I Can Walk

KARLOVY VARY: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović (Serbia, France, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Lithuania) directed by Stefan Arsenijević won the Crystal Globe Grand Prix, also scooping the prizes…
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FNE at KVIFF 2021: See How the Critics Rated the Films

KARLOVY VARY: This year for the seventh time FNE teamed up with KVIFF and critics attending the festival to rate the films in the Crystal Globe Competition and the East…
30-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Veit Helmer In Production with German/Georgian Coproduction Gondola

TBILISI: German director/screenwriter Veit Helmer is in production with Gondola, a feature film he is currently shooting in the Georgian mountains. This German/Georgian coproduction is the second project by Helmer…
30-08-2021

Ridley Scott Rumoured to Shoot Napoleon Biopic with Joaquin Phoenix in Malta

VALLETTA: Ridley Scott’s Napoleon biopic entitled Kitbag and starring Joaquin Phoenix is expected to be shot in Malta in early 2022, local media reports. It will be lensed by Polish…
30-08-2021

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Ileana Stanculescu Festival Coordinator of CinéDOC-Tbilisi Film Festival

FNE's Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Ileana Stanculescu, Festival Coordinator for CinéDOC-Tbilisi. Ileana shares with us the challenges the festival faces after the pandemic forced 2020 to be a…
30-08-2021

Applications For 16th ScripTeast Still Open

WARSAW: CEE writers can apply to the 16th edition of ScripTeast with a feature film script already completed or nearing completion until 3 September 2021.
30-08-2021

Serbian Firefly Productions Has Earned Its Wings

BELGRADE: Serbian drama mini-series The Family by Bojan Vuletić, which has recently won the Heart of Sarajevo for best drama series and best leading actor (Boris Isaković) at the Sarajevo…
27-08-2021

Much Ado About Christmas Wrapped Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Much Ado about Christmas directed by Michael Damian wrapped shooting in Romania with Castel Film Studios providing services and several local professionals in the crew.
27-08-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: See How the Critics Rate the Films So Far

KARLOVY VARY: This year for the seventh time FNE teamed up with KVIFF and critics attending the festival to rate the films in the Crystal Globe Competition and the East…
27-08-2021