FNE at Cannes 2022: Slovenia’s Short Love in Plane Sight Wins Tik Tok Prize

CANNES: The Slovenian short film Love In Plane Sight by Slovenian art student Matej Rimanić, has won one of the two main prizes of the Tik Tok competition at the…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Pan-European Film Organisations Call for Freedom to Choose

CANNES: Europe’s leading Pan-European film organisations have issued a statement on the importance of freedom of choice as a key driver for the future development of the European film industry.
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Patryk Vega in Development with Putin Biopic in English

WARSAW: Polish box office hit director Patryk Vega is planning a film biography of Vladimir Putin. The production with the working title The Vor in Law is expected to cost…

Czech Box Office Hit Vyšehrad: Fylm Premieres in Slovak Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: The Czech comedy Vyšehrad: Fylm by Martin Kopp and Jakub Štáfek premiered last week in Slovakia, after a great success in domestic cinemas. The film ranked 4th on its…

Lavish Launch for Most Expensive Czech Production

CANNES: The long-awaited historical epic Medieval by Petr Jakl, about the independent-minded Bohemian general Jan Zizka, who never lost a battle, had its first screening in the Market and proved…

Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper Racks Up International Sales

CANNES: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper directed by Lithuania’s Kristina Buozyte and France’s Bruno Samper has racked up theatrical sales deals via Anglo-French outfit Anton.
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Jacek Bromski Reelected as Polish Filmmakers Association President

WARSAW: Jacek Bromski has been re-elected as the head of the Polish Filmmakers Association. The director, screenwriter and producer has been running the association continuously since 1996.

FNE at Zlin Film Festival 2022: Focus on Iranian Films

PRAGUE: The 62nd edition of the Zlin Film Festival, which is focused on children and youth, will take place 25 May to 1 June 2022.
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FNE at Cannes 2022: See How the Critics Rate the Films So Far

FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Cannes Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Un Certain Regard, Directors' Fortnight and Critics Week, giving the…

New Cineplexx Opens in Ljubljana

LJUBLJANA: Cineplexx Slovenia, which already operates six facilities in Slovenia (Maribor, Celje, Koper, Kranj, Novo mesto, Murska Sobota), is finally opening a new cineplex in Ljubljana.

Berlinale EFM 2023 Goes Baltic

CANNES: EFM Director Dennis Ruh announced on Friday 19 May in Cannes that the first big film market of next year will take place in person and that for the…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Serbian Cinema in Cannes

Film Center Serbia presents new films and projects at 2022 Cannes Film Festival

FNE at Cannes 2022: Croatian Cinema in Cannes

Two fiction features coproduced by 4Film will have their world premiere in the section Un Certain Regard at the 75th Cannes Film Festival. These are Butterfly Vision by Ukrainian director…

FESTIVALS: Luka Papič’s Without and Federico Cammarata and Filippo Foscarini’s Late August Win 15th Beldocs in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Beldocs, the boutique Eastern European film festival focusing on non-fiction cinema, ended yet another in-person edition on Wednesday 18 May 2022 in Belgrade’s Youth Hall with the award ceremony.

GRANTS: Romanian Film Centre Announces Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre has distributed almost 4 m EUR / 20 m RON as production grants for feature films, documentaries, short fiction films, animated films and one thematic…

FESTIVALS: Second Edition of Kranj Actors Film Festival in June 2022

LJUBLJANA: The second edition of the KRAFFT - Kranj Actors Film Festival will run from 14 till 19 June 2022 in Kranj. At the initiative of the Slovenian Film Centre,…

Phoenix Worldwide Picks Up Lech Majewski’s Brigitte Bardot Forever

CANNES: Phoenix Worldwide has picked up world sales excluding Poland and Italy to award winning director Lech Majewski’s film Brigitte Bardot Forever, which Phoenix will introduce to international buyers in…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Montenegrin Cinema in Cannes

Film Centre of Montenegro will present an overview of the current Montenegrin cinematography at this year’s film market of the 75th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival within the…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Georgian Cinema in Cannes

The Georgian National Film Center (GNFC) will present the Georgian pavilion for the fifteenth time at the 75th Cannes International Film Festival (Marche du Film), where the team of the…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Bulgarian Cinema in Cannes

Bulgaria is waiting for you! For many years, Bulgaria has been one of the most popular international filming locations in the Balkans. In order to stimulate its growth a 25%…