PRODUCTION: Goran Kulenović Shoots The Death of the Little Match Girl

ZAGREB: Goran Kulenović has started filming his feature film The Death of the Little Match Girl on the Croatian island of Rab, after a year of COVID-related delays. The adaptation…
11-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Cyprus IFF 2021 Opens in Nicosia and Lanarca

NICOSIA: The 16th edition of the Cyprus International Film Festival (CYIFF) opens 11 November 2021 in Nicosia before moving on to Lanarca and closing on 17 November.
11-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Darko Sinko's Inventory Competes at Ljubljana IFF 2021

LJUBLJANA: Darko Sinko's debut film Inventory / Inventura screens in the competition of the 32nd Ljubljana IFF, taking place 10 – 21 November 2021.
11-11-2021

East Doc Platform and CEE Animation Deadlines Approach

PRAGUE: CEE Animation Forum is accepting applications for its 2022 Workshop through 15 November 2021. The programme is now open to professionals from all EU member states.
11-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Luka Marčetič Finishes Shooting Sequel to Slovenian Cult Hit At Hostar

LJUBLJANA: Luka Marčetič has finished shooting At Hostar 2 / Pr’Hostar 2 ‰, the Slovenian domestic hit that still holds the record for the most admissions since 1991. The shooting,…
10-11-2021

Films From FNE Partner Countries Nominated for European Film Academy Awards

BERLIN: Quo Vadis, Aida? by Bosnian director Jasmila Žbanić has been nominated for four 2021 European Film Academy Awards, including European film and European director. Compartment No. 6, a Finnish/Russian/Estonian/German…
10-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Gábor Osváth: Producer Hungary

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Gábor Osváth, emerging producer from Hungary, about the challenges he has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as about the…
10-11-2021

FNE at Verzió Film Festival 2021: Hungarian Competition: Her Mothers

BUDAPEST: Her Mothers directed by Ásia Dér and Sári Haragonics screens in the Hungarian Competition of the 2021 Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which screens in cinemas 9…
10-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Lithuanian/Estonian Doc Gentle Warriors at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Gentle Warriors directed by Marija Stonyte screens in the New in Lithuanian Film programme at the 2021 edition of Scanorama, which runs 4 – 14 November 2021. The film…
10-11-2021

Romanian Film Centre Makes Union Cinema Available for Domestic Short Films Premieres

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) has announced that it will make available one of the two cinemas of the Romanian Film Archive in Bucharest, the Union Cinema, for the…
10-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Slovak Production: Post-Pandemic Boom

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film production in 2021 has restarted with unprecedented intensity, after a challenging year in 2020, when the film industry remained paralysed by the pandemic and filming was completely…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Bulgaria Postpones 2021 Golden Rhyton FF As COVID Worsens

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s NFC has announced the postponement of the 26th edition of the most important national non-fiction film festival Golden Rhyton, originally scheduled to take place in Plovdiv 3-9 December…
09-11-2021

BOX OFFICE: South Wind 2 – Speed Up Tops Serbian Box Office By a Landslide

BELGRADE: Domestic films continues to be the major draw in the case of Serbian cinemas. The latest in a long series, the action thriller South Wind 2 – Speed Up…
09-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Václav Marhoul Preps Czech/American Coproduction McCarthy

PRAGUE: Václav Marhoul is in preproduction with a biography of the disgraced American Senator Joseph McCarthy. The film under the working title McCarthy and slogan “The Godfather of Fear” is…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi International Animation Festival 2021 Announces Winners

TBILISI: Mom by France-based director Kajika Aki Ferrazzini was awarded the Grand Prize at the 4th edition of the Tbilisi International Animation Festival, which was finally held in a hybrid…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Svaneti Residence Announces Participants

TBILISI: Six young Georgian directors are participating in the first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival's script development residence, which will last for 20 days. The directors are working…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Runner by Andrius Blaževičius Screens at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius’s second feature film Runner, a Lithuanian/Czech coproduction, which was previously titled Paralysis, screens in Scanorama’s New in Lithuanian Film section at the festival which runs…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Peter Kerekes Takes Top Prize at 2021 FilmFestival Cottbus

COTTBUS: Peter Kerekes’s hybrid film 107 Mothers, which weaves documentary into fiction, won the Main Prize of the 31st Cottbus Film Festival, which concluded on 7 November 2021.
08-11-2021

FNE at connecting cottbus 2021: Projects from FNE Partner Countries at coco WIP

COTTBUS: Five projects from FNE partner countries were among the six coco Works In Progress projects showcased at the 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market at …
08-11-2021