Serbian TV Series Black Wedding and The Family Sold to Australian SBS

BELGRADE: The Serbian production company Firefly has sold two of its recent series, Black Wedding / Crna svadba and The Family / Porodica to the Australian public broadcasting station SBS.…
16-08-2022

Juraj Lerotić’s Safe Place Wins Big in Locarno and Heads to Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Juraj Lerotić’s debut feature Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto will have its regional premiere in the main competition of the Sarajevo Film Festival on 18 August 2022. The film…
16-08-2022

FESTIVALS: The Last Socialist Artefact and Strange Kind of Loves Win Big at TV Series Awards of 2022 Sarajevo FF

SARAJEVO: The Croatian/Serbian/Slovenian/Finnish coproduction The Last Socialist Artefact by Dalibor Matanić won five awards including Best Drama Series, while Serbian Strange Kind of Loves by Nikola Kojo received four awards…
16-08-2022

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Requiem to the Hot Days of Summer

SARAJEVO: Georgian documentary director, cinematographer and editor Giorgi Parkosadze is presenting his long documentary project Requiem to the Hot Days of Summer at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, a regional…
16-08-2022

International Training for Arthouse Exhibitors to Hold Its 19th Edition in Venice

VENICE: The 19th edition of the CICAE international training addressed to art house exhibitors will be held on the San Servolo island in Venice 29 August – 4 September 2022.…
16-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Films from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia and Poland Win at 75th Locarno Film Festival

LOCARNO: The Slovak/Czech/French coproduction Nightsiren by Tereza Nvotová was awarded the Pardo d’oro Concorso Cineasti del presente for best film at the 75th Locarno Film Festival (3 - 13 August…
15-08-2022

Caretaker Minister of Culture Reappointed in Bulgaria

SOFIA: Velislav Minekov, professor at the National Academy of Art, was reappointed as Caretaker Minister of Culture in Bulgaria. After holding the same position from May to December 2021, he…
15-08-2022

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Snajka, a Documentary about Marriage and Family Expectations

SARAJEVO: Tea Vidović Dalipi is presenting her first and personal documentary project Snajka at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, a regional platform for documentaries in the advanced phase of editing,…
15-08-2022

Submissions Open for U.S. in Progress 2022 at 13th American Film Festival in Wroclaw

WROCLAW: American feature film projects in rough or final cut can be submitted for finishing funds to the 2022 edition of U.S. in Progress, which will take place during the…
15-08-2022

Be Innovative CICAE Workshop Held in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: The Be Innovative workshop, which is a part of the 19th Arthouse Cinema Training mentoring programme of CICAE (the International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas), was held during the Sarajevo…
15-08-2022

John Malkovich to Build Major Film Studios in Skopje

SKOPJE: American actor John Malkovich has announced his plans to build Stonebridge Studios, LEED-certified Hollywood calibre film, music and media studios, in Skopje's part of the Skopje Technology Park project.
13-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Vlad Petri in Postproduction with Romanian/Croatian Documentary Between Revolutions

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Vlad Petri is currently in postproduction with his long documentary Between Revolutions / Intre revolutii. This Romanian/Croatian coproduction is among the nine Central and Eastern European projects…
12-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Stevan Filipović in Production with Sequel to Next to Me Hit

BELGRADE: Serbian director Stevan Filipović is currently shooting his fourth feature film. Next to Us / Pored nas is a sequel to his high school hit Next to Me /…
12-08-2022

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Comedy Střídavka Tops Czech BO After Opening Weekend

PRAGUE: The Czech adult family comedy Střídavka by Petr Nikolaev, which premiered on 4 August 2022, is ranking first after the opening weekend in the Czech Republic, with 28,498 admissions,…
12-08-2022

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Mate Ugrin Preps Debut Feature Petty Thieves

SARAJEVO: Mate Ugrin, whose Everything Ahead won the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Short Film in 2021, is returning to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present his debut feature project…
12-08-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Lukáš ‘neker’ Čulík, Game System Designer of Slovak Pixel Federation

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke to Lukáš ‘neker’ Čulík, the game system designer from the very early start of Pixel Federation, about the company’s current activities, as well as the state of…
12-08-2022

New Latvian Studio Trickster Pictures Announces World Premiere of Youth Drama Neon Spring

RIGA: Director/producer/scriptwriter Matīss Kaža has launched the new Latvian production studio Trickster Pictures. The first title released by the Riga-based company is the coming-of-age Neon Spring / Neona pavasaris directed…
11-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega in Postproduction with Autobiopic Invisible War

WARSAW: The latest autobiographical film written and directed by Patryk Vega, entitled Invisible War, will be released in Polish theatres on 30 September 2022, with Rafał Zawierucha in the lead. …
11-08-2022

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Fairy Garden

SARAJEVO: Hungarian director Gergő Somogyvári will be presenting his first long documentary Fairy Garden at the Docu Rough Cut Boutique, the regional platform dedicated to documentaries in postproduction organised by…
11-08-2022

FESTIVALS: MakeDox 2022 Announces Full Lineup

SKOPJE: A total of 71 documentary films in four competition programmes will be screened at the 13th Festival for Creative Documentary Film MakeDox, which will be held in four locations…
11-08-2022