Eight Projects Head to Pustnik Screenwriters Residency

BUCHAREST: The 7th Pustnik Screenwriters Residency has selected eight projects to participate in the in-person is 2021 programme taking place at Port Cultural Cetate, September 13–20.
28-07-2021

FNE at Venice 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 78th Venice Film Festival

VENICE: Films from FNE partner countries are among those in almost all the sections of the 78th Venice Film Festival, set to take place 1-11 September 2021.
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FNE Podcast: Mihai Chirilov: Artistic Director: Transilvania International Film Festival

CLUJ-NAPOCA: FNE spoke to Mihai Chirilov, Artistic Director of the Transilvania Film Festival about the challenges of the 2020 and 2021 editions of the festival which took place on site…
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GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Film Production Grants for 2021

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,160,975 EUR / 71,400,000 MKD within the first grant call deadline in 2021 for production grants for feature, short, animation films, and documentaries.…
27-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Cristina Grosan Shoots Ordinary Failures

PRAGUE: Hungarian-Romanian director Cristina Grosan is currently shooting her sophomore feature Ordinary Failures / Běžná selhání. Shooting started on 28 June 2021 and will wrap 18 August 2021. The film…
27-07-2021

Rise of the Raven To Be Most Expensive Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: A ten-part big budget Hungarian series Rise of the Raven (working title) is being made about John Hunyadi, a leading Hungarian military and political figure in the 15th century,…
26-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Vytautas V Landsbergis Shooting The Poet

VILNIUS: A well-known Lithuanian writer and film director Vytautas V Landsbergis, along with newcomer Giedrius Tamoševičius, is currently shooting the historical drama The Poet/Poetas, a true story about the betrayal…
26-07-2021

The Worst Person in the World and Bad Blood Win 28th European Film Festival Palić

BELGRADE: The 28th edition of the European Film Festival Palić in the north region of Serbia, which wrapped on 23 July 2021, awarded it top prize to the Norwegian film…
26-07-2021

Blue Flower wins Grand Golden Arena at the Pula Film Festival

PULA: The 68th Pula Film Festival, which ran for the first time under the direction of new artistic director Pavo Marinković from 17-24 July 2021, gave the Golden Arenas for…
26-07-2021

EKOFILM Sees Fifty Percent Increase in Submissions

PRAGUE: More than 200 documentary films have been submitted to the 47 edition of the International Film Festival about the Environment EKOFILM, which will take place 20-23 October 2021.
26-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Amazon Series Jack Ryan to Shoot in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: Third season of Tom Clancy´s Jack Ryan will be partially shot in Slovakia in August 2021. This political thriller series is produced by Amazon Studios, Paramount Television and Skydance…
23-07-2021

FESTIVALS: The 27th Sarajevo Film Festival Announces Competition Programmes

SARAJEVO: Nine titles will compete for the Heart of Sarajevo award in the Competition Programme - Feature Film 2021 of the 27th Sarajevo Film Festival. The festival has also announced…
23-07-2021

FESTIVALS: Hive Wins Best Film at Cinedays European Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, won the Golden Star, the main prize in the Official Competition of the 20th Cinedays Festival…
23-07-2021

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days 2021: Unidentified

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Police thriller Unidentified, the sophomore feature by the Romanian-born New York-based writer/director Bogdan George Apetri will screen in the Romanian Days programme at the 20th edition of the Transilvania…
23-07-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Grants For Minority Co-Production

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed approximately 780,000 EUR as production grants for minority co-productions in 2021.
22-07-2021

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days 2021: The Father Who Moves Mountains

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Daniel Sandu’s sophomore feature The Father Who Moves Mountains will screen in the Romanian Days programme at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which takes…
22-07-2021

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days 2021: Toni & Friends

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ion Indolean’s sophomore feature Toni & Friends / Toni și prietenii săi will screen in the Romanian Days programme at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…
22-07-2021

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days 2021: Poppy Field

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Eugen Jebeleanu’s debut feature Poppy Field will screen in the Romanian Days programme at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which takes place in Cluj-Napoca…
21-07-2021

FNE at TIFF Romanian Days 2021: The Ladder

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Ladder / Scara, the sophomore feature by director/producer and Castel Film Studios’s CEO Vlad Păunescu, will have its world premiere in the Romanian Days programme at the 20th…
21-07-2021

Eight Screen Multiplex to Open in Skopje

SKOPJE: Cineplexx cinema group will open the second multiplex in North Macedonia at the brand-new Skopje East Gate shopping center in Skopje. The cinema is expected to open in the…
20-07-2021