PRODUCTION: Czech Author Jan Budař In Postproduction with Debut Feature Prince Mamma’s Boy

PRAGUE: Czech actor/director/screenwriter/composer Jan Budař is in postproduction with the fairytale Prince Mamma’s Boy / Princ Mamánek. This 100% Czech coproduction is the first feature film by Budař as a…
08-06-2022

Mladen Kovačević’s Serbian/French Doc Another Spring Gets Sales Agent

BELGRADE: Mladen Kovačević’s long documentary Another Spring got snatched by the London-based sales company Taskovski Films Ltd. ahead of its world premiere in the newly-founded Proxima competition of the 56th…
08-06-2022

Stalker Thriller Watcher Shot in Romania Gets Wide U.S. Release

BUCHAREST: Chlow Okuno’s debut feature Watcher, which was shot in Bucharest with Romanian company Abis Studio providing services, has been in wide release in the USA since 3 June 2022…
08-06-2022

Asta Vrečko Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Asta Vrečko has been appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly. Her first priorities will be a development-oriented and inclusive culture policy, an…
08-06-2022

Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. Sold in Over 40 Countries

BUCHAREST: R.M.N. by acclaimed Romanian director/writer/producer Cristian Mungiu has been sold to over 40 countries including North America, where it will be released by IFC Films.
07-06-2022

FESTIVALS: FNE at Krakow FF 2022: Prize Winners

KRAKOW: The main prizes of the 62nd Krakow Film Festival, taking place 29 May-12 June 2022, went to The Cathedral by Denis Dobrovoda, Hamlet Syndrome by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr…
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Pilgrims Wins Best Film at Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards

VILNIUS: Pilgrims by Laurynas Bareiša was awarded best feature film at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards ceremony, which took place at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of…
07-06-2022

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Dominate Czech and Slovak Top 20

PRAGUE: Up to nine Czech titles are on the list of the top 20 most popular films in Czech cinemas after the weekend of 2–5 June 2022. In Slovakia, two…
07-06-2022

GRANTS: Film Center of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: Film Center of Montenegro has distributed 806,000 EUR as feature film, work in progress, animated and documentary film production grants.
07-06-2022

Extended Deadline for EKOFILM 2022

BRNO: The 48th edition of EKOFILM has extended the deadline for submissions to 30 June 2022. Europe's oldest environmental film festival will take place in Brno from 12 to 15…
07-06-2022

Sofia Meetings 2022 Ready to Kick Off

SOFIA: The 19th edition of the Sofia Meetings coproduction market will take place as a physical and online event from 6 to 12 June 2022. The event was due to…
06-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Mediterranean Film Festival Split Announces 2022 Competition

SPLIT: The 15th Mediterranean Film Festival Split (FMFS) will start on 16 June 2022 in the open-air cinema Bačvice with the world premiere of Kick and Scream, the debut feature…
06-06-2022

FESTIVALS: UnderhillFest 2022 Ready to Start in Montenegro

PODGORICA: The 13th edition of UnderhillFest will run in Podgorica from 7 to 15 June 2022. The festival is dedicated to long documentaries created in small cinematography and independent productions.
06-06-2022

Rise & Shine Animation Pitching Lab Starts at Animafest

ZAGREB: The Rise & Shine animation pitching lab is taking place within the World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb from 6 to 8 June 2022, and also within…
06-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Zlin Festival 2022 Announces Winners

ZLIN: Indian Gandhi & Co by Manish Saini received the Golden Slipper for Best Feature Film in the Children’s Category at the 62nd edition of the Zlin Festival of films…
03-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Festival 2022 Announces Croatian Feature Film Competition

ZAGREB: Ten new Croatian films will compete for Golden Arena awards at the 69th Pula Film Festival (16 -24 July 2022). Pula FF is the central national festival, showcasing the…
03-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Animafest Celebrates 50 Years and Announces Competition

ZAGREB: The World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2022 will take place in Croatia from 6 to 11 June 2022. Animafest is widely considered to be the second…
03-06-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: SLOVENIA

LJUBLJANA: In 2021 the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cinema exhibition and film production was still significant. Shooting was still limited because of many logistic restrictions regarding travelling and…
03-06-2022

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 02.06.2022.

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
03-06-2022

Magdalena Łazarkiewicz Shoots Polish/Czech/Slovak Coproduction Kajtek The Wizard

WROCŁAW: Shooting is underway for Kajtek The Wizard directed by Magdalena Łazarkiewicz. The film is a Polish/Czech/Slovak coproduction based on a novel by Janusz Korczak, a pedagogue and teacher whose…
02-06-2022