PRODUCTION: Karolina Bielawska in Development with Violetta Villas Biopic

WARSAW: After five years of working on the project, director Karolina Bielawska moves into development with her debut feature, a biopic inspired by the life of iconic Polish singer Violetta…
28-06-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A Marek Jezo CEO of Blue Faces Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Marek Jezo, chief executive officer of the Blue Faces, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry. Blue Faces…
28-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Turkish TV Series Shoots in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: Turkish public broadcaster TRT is shooting the TV series Balkan Lullaby / Balkan Ninnisi in Skopje, directed by Doğan Ümit Karaca and serviced by the Macedonian company City Star…
28-06-2022

Ten Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Eurimages Co-production Support

STRASBOURG: Ten majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries, including new projects by Radu Jude, Ivan Ostrochovský and Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva, received Eurimages coproduction support at the…
28-06-2022

Telia Cuts Deal with Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group for Latvia and Estonia

RIGA: Latvian company SIA Tet, and Lithuanian and Estonian branches of the Telia Company group have signed a cooperation agreement with Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group.
28-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Utama Wins 2022 Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi won the Transilvania Trophy at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which took place in Cluj-Napoca 17-26 June 2022. Bogdan…
27-06-2022

Loco Film Picks-up Czech/Polish Borders of Love

PRAGUE: Tomasz Wiński’s debut feature Borders of Love / Hranice lásky has been picked-up by French Loco Film. The Czech/Polish coproduction will have its world premiere within the Crystal Globe…
27-06-2022

NATPE Budapest International Starts Monday 27 June

BUDAPEST: NATPE Budapest International, the premier global business forum for content producers, buyers and distributors across all platforms, is taking place in Budapest 27-30 June 2022.
27-06-2022

First Maltese Opera-Film Opens Domestically

VALLETTA: Malta’s first-ever opera-film Blat: The Island Fortress, directed by Alan Fenech, premiered in local cinemas on 24 June 2022.
27-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Multi-national TV Series Estonia Shoots in Belgium

TALLINN: The TV drama series Estonia, a coproduction between Finland, Estonia, Belgium and Sweden, is currently shooting in Belgium. Estonia tells the tragic events of 28 September 1994, when the…
26-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Macedonian TV Series Clear Water in Production

SKOPJE: Director Jani Bojadzi is filming the drama thriller TV series Clear Water / Bistra voda on several locations in Skopje from 2 June to 31 July 2022. The 12…
26-06-2022

FNE Podcast: Hugo Rosák: Head of Film Industry Office of KVIFF

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hugo Rosák, head of film industry office of KVIFF, about the challenges they faced during the pandemic, as well as the…
24-06-2022

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced production grants for feature films, nationally-themed feature films, potentially commercial (repertoire) and/or genre features, as well as for debut features. A total of 2,812,8120…
24-06-2022

FNE at TIFF 2022: The Goat and Her Three Kids

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Victor Canache’s debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has its world premiere in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of…
24-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Team Announces New Film Festival

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8…
24-06-2022

Alexandru Belc’s Metronom Racks Up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.
23-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Shoots Pilot for Human Trafficking Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: Golden Bear-winner Ildikó Enyedi starts shooting the pilot episode of the TV series Angel’s Trumpets / Angyaltrombiták at the end of June 2022. The bloody and humorous revenge story…
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days: You Are Ceaușescu to Me

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Sebastian Mihăilescu’s long documentary You Are Ceaușescu to Me is screening in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in…
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days 2022: 1986: The Lost Year

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ligia Ciornei’s debut feature 1986: The Lost Year / Anul pierdut 1986 is screening in the Romanian Days section of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…
23-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2022 Honours Geoffrey Rush and Benicio Del Toro

KARLOVY VARY: Geoffrey Rush will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema, while Benicio Del Toro will be presented with the Festival President's Award at the…
23-06-2022