PRODUCTION: Serbian Veteran Director Mladomir Puriša Đorđević Shoots New Film

BELGRADE: Veteran Serbian and Yugoslav filmmaker Mladomir Puriša Đorđević is shooting at 98 years a new feature film. Mouth Full of Earth / Usta puna zemlje is based on the…

CineLink - Avant Premiere Series 2022 to Present New Series Directed by Danis Tanović, Aida Begić and Sonja Prosenc

SARAJEVO: Six drama series from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will take part in the Avant Premiere Series programme within the CineLink – the 28th Sarajevo Film Festival…

Sequel to Hit Domestic Nature Doc To Be Released in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Planet Prague / Planeta Praha by Jan Hošek will be released by Aerofilms in Czech cinemas on 4 August 2022. The nature documentary is a sequel to one of…

Veronika Lišková’s Czech/Norwegian/Slovak The Visitors Picked-Up by Taskovski Films

PRAGUE: Veronika Lišková’s documentary The Visitors has been picked-up by Taskovski Films ahead of its premiere in the Semaine de la Critique section at the 75th edition of the Locarno…

GRANTS: Film Centre of Montenegro Announces New Grants

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 61,000 EUR as script and project development grants to nine projects.

Two Versions of Jan Švankmajer’s Doc Kunstkammer to Premiere at Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště and Ji.hlava Documentary IFF 2022

PRAGUE: A 55-minute version of the latest long documentary Kunstkammer / Kunstkamera by legendary Czech director Jan Švankmajer world premiered at the 48th Summer Film School Uherské Hradiště on 31…

FESTIVALS: See You Friday Robinson Wins New Horizons IFF 2022

WROCLAW: See You Friday Robinson by Mitra Farahani has received the Grand Prix at the 22nd New Horizons International Film Festival, which took place in Wrocław 21 – 31 July…

New Horizons Association Secures Cinema in Wrocław for Ten Years

WROCLAW: The City of Wrocław has signed a 10-year lease with Futureal Investment Partners and made the New Horizons Cinema available to the New Horizons Association till June 2032. Futureal…

CineLink Work in Progress 2022 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Ten feature films and two long documentaries including projects from Bulgaria, Romania, Poland, Hungary, Montenegro, Croatia, Georgia and Bosnia and Herzegovina will be showcased at the CineLink Work in…

PRODUCTION: Robert Hloz in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak/Polish/Serbian Sci-Fi Restore Point

PRAGUE: Czech director/writer Robert Hloz is currently in postproduction with his debut feature, the sci-fi Restore Point / Bod Obnovy, which is a Czech/Slovak/Polish/Serbian coproduction.

Films from FNE Partner Countries in Giornate degli Autori and Venice Immersive 2022

VENICE: Cristina Grosan’s feature film Ordinary Failures has been selected for the 19th edition of Giornate degli Autori 2022, while Darkening by Ondřej Moravec and Sorella’s Story by Peter Hegedus…

Polish Days 2022 Announces Winners

WROCŁAW: Polish Days, the industry event hosted by New Horizons IFF, has announced its winners. A total of 22 Polish projects were showcased 24 - 26 July 2022 during the…

Approaching Deadline for 7th FILM+ Programme

BUCHAREST: Early career filmmakers from Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria, Republic of Moldova and Ukraine can still apply to the 7th edition (2022-2023) of FILM+, the support programme for independent low budget…

Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluščević’s Debut Feature Have You Seen This Woman? to Premiere at Venice Film Festival 2022

BELGRADE: Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluščević’s debut feature Have You Seen This Woman? / Da li ste videli moju ženu? is set to have its world premiere in the upcoming…

Mihai Mincan’s Debut Feature To The North Acquired Ahead Its Premiere in Venice

BUCHAREST: Mihai Mincan’s first feature film To the North / Spre nord has been picked-up by Best Friends Forever ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the…

Pluto Film Picks-up Michal Blaško’s Debut Feature Victim

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/German coproduction Victim / Obet’ by Michal Blaško has been acquired by Pluto Film ahead of its world premiere in the Orizzonti competition at the 79th Venice International…

TV Drama Series Estonia Sold to Seven.One Entertainment Group

TALLINN: Beta Film has sold the TV series Estonia to Seven.One Entertainment Group, which runs ProSieben. The coproduction between Finland, Estonia, Belgium and Sweden is currently in production with the…

FESTIVALS: Kinemastik International Short FF 2022 Ready to Kick Off in Malta

VALLETTA: The 18th Kinemastik International Short Film Festival will screen international and local films in the Garden of Rest in Floriana 29 – 31 July 2022.

FNE Podcast: Julia Short: Head of Studies of International Screen Institute

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Julia Short, head of studies of the International Screen Institute, about the general goals and activities of the International Screen Institute,…

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries at Venice International Film Festival 2022

VENICE: Films produced or coproduced by Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina were selected for the Orizzonti Competition at the 79th Venice…
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