Brothers Lead Czech Lions 2023 Nominations

PRAGUE: Tomáš Mašín’s cold war drama Brothers leads the Czech Lions 2023 nominations with 15 nods, followed by Matěj Chlupáček’s 1930’s drama We Have Never Been Modern with 12 nominations.

Estonian Short Animated Film Dog-Apartment by Priit Tender Shortlisted for 96th Academy Awards

TALLINN: Estonian Dog-Apartment / Koerkorter directed by Priit Tender has been shortlisted for the Animated Short Film category for 96th Academy Awards. The film is based on the poem To…

Nine Nods for The Zone of Interest at BAFTA Film Awards

LONDON: The Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest directed by Jonathan Glazer has been nominated in nine categories for the British Academy Film Awards 2024.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: New Films from FNE Partner Countries in 2024 Berlinale Selection

BERLIN: New majority and minority coproductions directed by Levan Akin, Andrei Cohn, Roman Bondarchuk and Zuza Banasińska have been announced in the Panorama, Forum and Forum Expanded sections of the…

FESTIVALS: Trieste Film Festival 2024 Starts Today

TRIESTE: Films by Janez Burger, Vladimir Perišić and Elene Naveriani are among the seven titles selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 35th edition of the Trieste Film Festival,…

Emmy Awards for FNE Partner Countries Talents

LOS ANGELES: Slovak animator David Stumpf won the award for Outstanding Motion Design for his work on Marvel Studios' series Ms. Marvel, Polish costume designer Barbara Kuźnar earned an accolade…

BOX OFFICE: Croatian Films Have Third-Best Year in Domestic Cinemas

ZAGREB: Croatian films attracted 278,053 admissions in national cinemas in 2023, making it the third-best year for domestic film since the inception of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) in 2008.…

PRODUCTION: Marina Andree Škop and Vanda Raýmanová Prep Croatian/Slovak/Slovenian/Latvian Feature Film for Children Spacehead

ZAGREB: Directors Marina Andree Škop and Vanda Raýmanová are currently in preparation with their feature film for children Spacehead / Glavonja. The film is a coproduction between Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia…

New Members from Slovenia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Lithuania on European Film Academy’s Board

BERLIN: The European Film Academy has announced its board of 16 members running from 1 January 2024 to 31 December 2025, which counts eight new members, including Daniel Hočevar (Slovenia),…

Construction of New Film Studio Complex to Start in Estonia This Summer

TALLINN: A 15 m EUR film studio complex is planned to start construction in Jõhvi, in eastern Estonia, in the summer of 2024. The studio is benefiting from funding from…

BOX OFFICE: Four Domestic Titles in Romanian Top Ten 2023 with Miami Bici 2 Topping Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian box office witnessed an unprecedented year in 2023 with four domestic comedies in the Top Ten, of which Miami Bici 2 by Jesús del Cerro came ahead…

WEMW 2024 Announces Selection for Co-production Forum, Last Stop Trieste, This is IT, First Cut+ and EAVE Slate

TRIESTE: The 14th edition of When East Meets West (WEMW, 21 – 24 January 2024) has announced the selection for Co-production Forum, Last Stop Trieste, This is IT, First Cut+…

Films from FNE Partner Countries Shortlisted for 96th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries have been shortlisted in several categories for the 96th edition of the Academy Awards. The Animated Short Film category boasts…

Two Golden Globes for Poor Things, Which Was Shot in Hungary

LOS ANGELES: The Irish/British/US coproduction Poor Things by Yorgos Lanthimos, which was shot at the Origo Studios in Budapest and also in Glasgow, received two awards at the 81st edition…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: New Titles from FNE Partner Countries in 74th Berlinale Selection

BERLIN: New titles selected for the 74th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival have been announced, including projects from the Berlinale Co-production Market (17 - 21 February 2024). The…

Apply to dok.incubator 2024

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply to the 2024 edition of the dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Teodora Migdalovici, #TheAlternativeSchool Founder & Marius Radu, Good Game Industry’s Co-founder

BUCHAREST: In the light of the recently launched event on The Future of Gaming, dedicated to marketers and ad agencies aiming to cooperate with the gaming world, FNE spoke with…

FESTIVALS: Golden Rython Film Festival 2023 Is Underway in Bulgaria

PLOVDIV: The 27th Golden Rhyton Festival of Bulgarian Documentary and Animated Film, taking place 14 - 21 December 2023 in the city of Plovdiv, is screening a record number of…

Polish Filmmakers Criticise Netflix's Compensation Programme

WARSAW: Netflix's recent offer of additional compensation to Polish creators is facing criticism from the Association of Polish Filmmakers (SFP). The Association is concerned about the terms outlined and it…

Launch of FNE Medialink Financial Consulting Services

WARSAW: Get one to one advice on how to fund your film.