CineLink Talks Announces 2022 Programme

SARAJEVO: CineLink Talks will welcome 21 panels and 59 speakers from 13 to 18 August 2022. This year, the conference part of the CineLink Industry Days will be extended to…
05-08-2022

PRODUCTION: George Sikharulidze in Production with Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian Drama Panopticon

TBILISI: Georgian director/writer George Sikharulidze is currently in production with his debut feature Panopticon, a Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian coproduction exploring teenage sexuality and Christian fundamentalism in post-Soviet Georgia.
04-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Marko Raat Shoots 8 Views of Lake Biwa on Estonian/Russian Border

TALLINN: The magical-realist tragedy 8 Views of Lake Biwa / Biwa järve 8 nägu by Marko Raat is currently shooting in Estonia. The Estonian/Finnish coproduction is led by Estonia’s most…
04-08-2022

Producers from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 2nd Edition of Producers LINK

WARSAW: Producers from Slovakia, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Montenegro and Croatia are among the 27 participants selected for the 2nd edition of the programme Producers LINK for emerging producers of children’s…
04-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival 2022 Will Focus on Regional Films

PODGORICA: The 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival will be held 22-28 August 2022 and it will focus on films from the region. The festival organises…
04-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Oscar-Nominated Lajos Koltai Explores Life of Revolutionary Hungarian Doctor Ignác Semmelweis

BUDAPEST: Lajos Koltai, who had been nominated as cinematographer for an Academy Award for Giuseppe Tornatore’s Malena in 2001, started shooting a new film as a director on 19 July…
03-08-2022

Czech Republic Prepares Additional Funding for Incentives

PRAGUE: Czech Government has approved 23 m EUR / 570 m CZK for film incentives, which will add to the 32.5 m EUR / 800 m CZK decided in the…
03-08-2022

First Czech VR Film Darkening to Premiere in Venice Immersive 2022

PRAGUE: The Czech/German interactive animated film Darkening / Tmání by Ondřej Moravec, which will have its world premiere in the Venice Immersive 2022 competition, is a 25-minute immersive experience which…
03-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Latvian Family Feature Film The Book of Everything Starts Shooting in Latvia

RIGA: Family feature film The Book of Everything by Dutch director Ineke Houtman starts shooting in Latvia on 3 August 2022. The Dutch/Latvian coproduction will be shot in Latvia for…
03-08-2022

Mads Mikkelsen and Jesse Eisenberg Honoured at 2022 Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen will receive the Honorary Heart of Sarajevo for his contribution to the art of film, while the American Academy Award-nominated actor, director, playwright and author…
03-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Budapest International Documentary Festival 2022 Opens Submissions

BUDAPEST: The Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF) has opened the submissions for its 9th edition, which will be held 21-29 January 2023.
03-08-2022

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…
02-08-2022

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…
02-08-2022

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…
02-08-2022

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…
02-08-2022

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.
02-08-2022

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…
01-08-2022

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…
01-08-2022

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…
01-08-2022

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…
01-08-2022