Cyprus to Increase Cash Rebate from 35% to 40%

NICOSIA: Cyprus plans to increase the cash rebate from 35% on qualifying production expenditures to 40%.

FNE Visegrad YR2021 Verzió Panel Livestream: New strategies we learned from the pandemic

BUDAPEST: FNE YR2021 Visegrad Livestream with Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

FNE Podcast: Ji.hlava: Marek Hovorka, Festival Director

JIHLAVA: FNE spoke to Marek Hovorka, the director of the Ji.hlava Internatonal Documentary Film Festival, which celebrated its 25th edition this year from 26 to 31 October with a whole…
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The Performance Starring Jeremy Piven, Abbie Cornish and Robert Carlyle Starts Shooting in Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: American director Shira Piven will start shooting her feature film The Performance, starring Jeremy Piven, Abbie Cornish and Robert Carlyle, in Bratislava from 5 November 2021. Frame film is…

FESTIVALS: Animafest Cyprus Launches Call for Submissions

SALAMIOU: Animafest Cyprus, the International Animation Festival of Cyprus, has announced a call for film submissions for the 21st Countryside Animafest Cyprus - Views of the World, which will be…

Applications Are Open for East Doc Platform 2022

PRAGUE: Creative long documentaries, factual series and non-fiction transmedia projects from the CEE region, in development, production and postproduction, can be submitted to the 11th edition of East Doc Platform…

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021: Panel Discussion: Visegrad Accelerator: Producers on a Roller Coaster

JIHLAVA: During IDFF Jihlava’s panel discussion VISEGRAD ACCELERATOR: PRODUCERS ON A ROLLER COASTER four producers from four Visegrad countries met to discuss changes in the film industry. They talked about…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Katalin Moldovai in Postproduction with Debut Feature Total Eclipse

BUDAPEST: Romanian-born Budapest-based director Katalin Moldovai is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Total Eclipse (working title) / Teljes napfogyatkozás, whose 32-day shooting was completed on 3 September 2021…

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival 2021 Announces Winners

JIHLAVA: Barbora Sliepková’s Lines (Slovakia) received the award for Best World Documentary in the Opus Bonum competition of the 25th Ji.hlava IDFF (26-31 October 2021), also winning Best Debut and…

Projects from FNE Partner Countries at JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum

JIHLAVA: See the projects from FNE partner countries pitched at the JI.HLAVA NEW VISIONS 2021 Forum, a financing, co-production and networking event dedicated to supporting European documentary production, which was…

Baltic Event 2021 Announces Works in Progress Selection

TALLINN: Nineteen projects in production or postproduction will be presented at three Works in Progress showcases during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event in 2021. The films include new projects from award-winning…

FESTIVALS: The Other Side of the River Wins KineNova Film Festival 2021

SKOPJE: The German/Finish coproduction The Other Side Of The River directed by Antonia Killian has received the Best Film Award at 6th edition of the KineNova International Film Festival, which…

Focus on Slovenian Film at MedFilm Festival 2021 in Rome

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema will be represented by as many as 12 films at the 27th edition of MedFilm Festival from 5 to 14 November 2021. In the framework of the…

One World Slovakia Launches Impact Days Industry Programme

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia’s One World IDFF, taking place 5-11 November 2021, will launch Impact Days, a programme that will enable filmmakers to open the door to the social impact of documentary…

WEMW Co-Production Forum 2022 Extends Deadline

TRIESTE: The WEMW Co-Production Forum, running on 24 – 28 January 2022, has extended the deadline for submissions until 7 November 2021, as a result of strong interest in the…

FNE Podcast: Viennale 2021: Mariam Shatberashvili, Producer of What Do We See When We Look At The Sky?

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke in Vienna with Mariam Shatberashvili, who works for DFFB, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as…

PRODUCTION: Tanel Tooms Wraps Shooting on British/Estonian/German Sentinel

TALLINN: The acclaimed director Tanel Toom, whose short film The Confession was nominated to the 83rd Academy Awards in 2011, has wrapped shooting in Tallinn on sci-fi thriller Sentinel, a…

dok.incubator Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Ji.hlava IDFF 2021

JIHLAVA: The dok.incubator workshop is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a retrospective held at the Ji.hlava IDFF on 29 October 2021.

Days of Serbian Films in 26 Towns Around Serbia

BELGRADE: The programme Days of Serbian Films / Dani domaćeg filma, an initiative of Film Center Serbia, done in partnership with DOK Srbija, local cinemas and cultural centres, will take…

COVID Lockdown Forces Latvian National Film Awards to be Postponed Until 2022

RIGA: The Latvian National Film Awards, initially set to take place 11-14 November 2021, have been postponed to 24-27 February 2022 due to the lockdown in the country. The event…