FNE Podcast: Hugo Rosák: Head of Film Industry Office of KVIFF

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hugo Rosák, head of film industry office of KVIFF, about the challenges they faced during the pandemic, as well as the…
24-06-2022

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced production grants for feature films, nationally-themed feature films, potentially commercial (repertoire) and/or genre features, as well as for debut features. A total of 2,812,8120…
24-06-2022

FNE at TIFF 2022: The Goat and Her Three Kids

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Victor Canache’s debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has its world premiere in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of…
24-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF Team Announces New Film Festival

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8…
24-06-2022

Alexandru Belc’s Metronom Racks Up International Sales

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.
23-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Shoots Pilot for Human Trafficking Hungarian Series

BUDAPEST: Golden Bear-winner Ildikó Enyedi starts shooting the pilot episode of the TV series Angel’s Trumpets / Angyaltrombiták at the end of June 2022. The bloody and humorous revenge story…
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days: You Are Ceaușescu to Me

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Sebastian Mihăilescu’s long documentary You Are Ceaușescu to Me is screening in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in…
23-06-2022

FNE at TIFF - Romanian Days 2022: 1986: The Lost Year

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ligia Ciornei’s debut feature 1986: The Lost Year / Anul pierdut 1986 is screening in the Romanian Days section of the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival…
23-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2022 Honours Geoffrey Rush and Benicio Del Toro

KARLOVY VARY: Geoffrey Rush will receive the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema, while Benicio Del Toro will be presented with the Festival President's Award at the…
23-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Paphos IFF 2022 Ready to Kick Off

PAPHOS: A total of 30 short films and documentaries will screen outdoors at the 7th Paphos International Film Festival from 24 to 26 June 2022.
23-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivan Vladimirov Shoots Period Drama Plague

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Ivan Vladimirov has started shooting his third feature film Plague, a period drama about an early 19th century plague epidemic in the Balkans. Inspired by a short…
22-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Ana Kvichidze in Production with Georgian/French Doc Heart, Don’t Be Afraid

TBILISI: Georgian director Ana Kvichidze is currently in production with her first long documentary, the Georgian/French coproduction Heart, Don’t Be Afraid. The film is supported by the Georgian National Film…
22-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Jiří Strach Preps Slovak/Czech TV Series Hunter

BRATISLAVA: The mystery crime TV series Hunter / Lovec by Jiří Strach is getting ready for production. The total of eight episodes are produced by Slovak TRIGON PRODUCTION in coproduction…
22-06-2022

GRANTS: Montenegro Supports Five Minority Coproductions

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 200,000 EUR as production grants for five minority coproductions.
22-06-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Film Institute Announces Grants

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has allocated 855,000 EUR for the production of two feature films and 124,500 EUR for the production or development of four TV series.
22-06-2022

Czech Republic and Serbia in European Top 5 for Market Share of Domestic Films

BRUSSELS: Czech Republic and Serbia are the second and third in the national films market share top five in the Annual Report for 2021/2022 issued by the International Union of…
22-06-2022

GRANTS: Film Fund Sarajevo Doubles Production Funds

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo will allot 1,155,519 EUR / 2.26 m KM in 2022, which is a 100% increase compared to the 594,066 EUR / 1,161,893 KM allocated in 2021.
21-06-2022

Mediterranean Film Festival Split Pitching Forum Announces Winners

SPLIT: The short fiction film project Alone / Sama by Filip Dizdar was awarded at the Pitching Forum organised within the Mediterranean Film Festival Split (FMFS), taking place 16-25 June…
21-06-2022

GRANTS: Poland Supports 10 New Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported 10 new feature film productions with 6,426,987 EUR / 29,887,500 PLN. Among them are new films from Roman Polański, Jan P. Matuszyński and Adrian…
21-06-2022

GRANTS: Hungary Supports Five Documentaries and Two Animated Series

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 293,513 EUR / 117.4 m HUF for the production of five documentaries and two animated series.
20-06-2022