Polish Filmmakers Disappointed as Proposed Copyright Amendment Excludes Internet Royalties

WARSAW: Poland's audiovisual creators, represented by the Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers (ZAPA), expressed in an official statement their disappointment over the recent draft amendment to the country's…
23-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Tamás Kollarik, Sándor Takó and Ádám Tősér Shoot Documentary about Hollywood’s Hungarian Born Founding Fathers William Fox and Adolph Zukor

BUDAPEST: Hungarian directors Dr. Tamás Kollarik PhD, Dr. Sándor Takó and Ádám Tősér are currently in production with their long documentary Fox vs Zukor - The Hollywood Story. The film…
23-02-2024

Series Blade Runner 2099 Starring Ryan Gosling to Be Shot in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The first season of the series Blade Runner 2099 directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Ryan Gosling will be shot at the Barrandov Studios between April and November 2024.
23-02-2024

CEE Animation Workshop 2024 Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Twelve projects including four short animated films, one animated series, one TV special, five long animated films and one XR animated film have been selected for the 6th edition…
23-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: See how the FIPRESCI critics rate the programme

BERLIN: FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Berlin Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Panorama and Forum giving the films 1, 2, 3,…
23-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Urtė Oettinger Preps Lithuanian Animation Series BFF

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian animation film director/writer/painter Urtė Oettinger is currently in preparation with her 26 episode x 11 minute comedy animation series BFF, whose production will start in the second…
21-02-2024

BAFTA Awards for The Zone of Interest and Hungarian Set Designer Zsuzsa Mihalek

LONDON: Hungarian set designer Zsuzsa Mihalek received the award for Best Production Design for her work on Poor Things, while the Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest received the…
21-02-2024

Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2024 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Five projects from countries including Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia and Poland were selected for the 14th edition of Docu Rough Cut Film Boutique.
21-02-2024

GRANTS: Hungarian Feature Film Production Grants in 2023

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary distributed 5,132,883 EUR / 1,998,454,756 HUF as production grants for 10 feature films throughout 2023.
21-02-2024

BOX OFFICE: Good Year for Slovenian Domestic Titles in 2023

LJUBLJANA: Total 2023 admissions for domestic films dropped down compared to the record breaking year 2022, but were still significantly higher than the average of the previous past years. With…
19-02-2024

FESTIVALS: FEST in Belgrade Announces 2024 Lineup

BELGRADE: A total of 108 films from almost 40 countries will be screened in six venues at the 52nd edition of Belgrade’s FEST, running from 23 February up to 3…
19-02-2024

Beta Film Picks Up Latvian Series Soviet Jeans

BERLIN: The eight-episode series Soviet Jeans / Padomju džinsi, Staņislavs Tokalovs and Juris Kursietis’ dramedy set in 1979 Soviet Latvia, has been acquired by Beta Film.
19-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Macedonian Cinema in Berlin

The North Macedonia Film Agency is present with its own stand at the European Film Market from 15 to 21 February 2024. This is of great importance for Macedonian cinema,…
19-02-2024

Filmmakers Protest Polish Film Institute Leadership

WARSAW: Over 5000 Polish filmmakers have launched a protest against the head of the Polish Film Institute, Radosław Śmigulski. The filmmakers, including directors, screenwriters and actors, have penned a letter…
16-02-2024

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Titles Keep on Dominating Serbian Box Office Charts in 2023

BELGRADE: Domestic cinema kept its most prominent position in the Serbian box office charts in 2023 with four feature films making it to the annual box office list of the…
16-02-2024

Origo Studios Launches Innovative Acting Talent Platform

BUDAPEST: Origo Studios has launched the innovative online platform Origo Talent Network, which showcases Hungarian actresses and actors, and makes them available for international production companies.
16-02-2024

INVITATION: BERLIN 2024: FNE FIPRESCI CRITICS' POLL

Invitation for all FIPRESCI Members attending the Berlinale 2024. During the Berlinale critics will be able to rate any feature length films screening in the Main Competition, Encounters and Forum…
16-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: World Premiere of Latvian Maria’s Silence by Dāvis Sīmanis in Berlin

Film studio MISTRUS MEDIA presents Maria’s Silence - a film by Dāvis Sīmanis
16-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Slovenian Cinema in Berlin

Slovenian Cinema at the European Film Market - For the nineteenth time, the Slovenian Film Centre – the central film institution in Slovenia – will present Slovenian films at a…
16-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Bulgarian Cinema in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends,Bulgaria is waiting for you at EFM 2024!Berlinale gives you an opportunity to meet talented Bulgarian filmmakers and producers while also catching up with our coproduction and…
16-02-2024