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

GRANTS: Two Debut Features and Three Short Film Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: Two debut features and three shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund with 360 000 EUR going to debut projects and 88 000 EUR going to two…
02-06-2022

Latvian Historical Drama January Picked Up by The Yellow Affair

RIGA: Latvian director's Viesturs Kairišs latest work, the autobiographical history drama January, has been acquired by the international sales company The Yellow Affair.
02-06-2022

Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby In Malta for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon

MALTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby have been spotted in Malta recently. The international stars are in Malta for the filming of Ridley Scott’s historical biopic Napoleon.
02-06-2022

TV+ Sci-fi Series Foundation Season 2 Finds Different Worlds in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Foundation, the Apple TV+ sci-fi series based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov has discovered new and different worlds for its second season, which is shooting in…
02-06-2022

Festival Brings European Film to Cyprus

CYPRUS: The European Film Festival in Cyprus, which runs from 7 June to 1 July 2022, will screen 17 independent films from around Europe in Nicosia. The programme features films…
02-06-2022

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Karlovy Vary FF Announces Competition Lineup

PRAGUE: The 56th Karlovy Vary IFF, which takes place this year from 1 to 9 July 2022, has announced its competition lineup as it returns to its traditional beginning of…
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FNE Film Meets Games: Premiere of Slovak Animated Film Yourland Spawns New Game

BRATISLAVA: A few days before the premiere of the long-awaited animated film Yourland / Tvoja zem by Peter Budinský (previous title Heart of a Tower), Nohavmede studio introduced a new…
01-06-2022

New Film Festival Exploring Sexuality Launches In Croatia

ZAGREB: The first edition of the Cherry Pop Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to exploring topics of sexuality in all its forms and manifestations, will take place 2-4 June…
01-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Isa Qosja’s Montenegrin Coproduction The Stork

PODGORICA: Director Isa Qosja is in post-production on The Stork / Roda, a Montenegrin/Kosovan/Macedonian/Albanian coproduction.
01-06-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: In 2021, Slovakia was significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year. Although production fully restarted in the summer months, thanks to the stabilisation of measures and…
01-06-2022

Zsa Zsa Gabor Museum Opens in Budapest

BUDAPEST: A museum has opened in Budapest dedicated to Hungary’s most famous film star Zsa Zsa Gabor, who died in 2016. The museum was opened by her widower Frederic Prinz…
31-05-2022

Bosnian Director Bahrudin Cengic’s Classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker Scores Restoration Grant

LJUBLJANA: The 1972 Yugoslav classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker directed by Bosnian Bahrudin Čengić has received a 50 000 EUR restoration grant from the Association des Cinematheques Europeennes…
31-05-2022

Ex Oriente Film Announces Documentary Projects Selected for 2022

PRAGUE: The Prague based Institute of Documentary Film has announced the 12 documentary projects that have been selected for the 20th edition of the Ex Oriente Film workshop. The workshop's…
31-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Cannes Prize Winners

CANNES: The 75th Cannes Film Festival held 17-28 May 2019 awarded its top prize to Triangle of Sadness (Sweden, France, UK, Germany) directed by Ruben Östlund. The Polish/Italian coproduction EO…
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FNE at Cannes 2022: See How the Critics Rated Films

FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Cannes Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Un Certain Regard, Directors' Fortnight and Critics Week, giving the…
30-05-2022