Cinelink Industry Days Co-Production Market and Drama Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Nine projects were selected for the CineLink Co-production Market and seven for the CineLink Drama at the upcoming edition of CineLink Industry Days within the Sarajevo Film Festival (12-19…
12-06-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of RGDA, Andreea Medvedovici Per

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke to Andreea Medvedovici Per, executive director of the Romanian Game Developers Association, about RGDA's current activities, as well as the state of the Romanian game development industry.
10-06-2022

GRANTS: Serbia’s Autonomous Province of Vojvodina Announces Production Grants

NOVI SAD: Approximately 400,000 EUR / 47.4 m RSD have been distributed as production grants by the Provincial Government of Vojvodina through the Provincial Secretariat for Culture, Public Information and…
10-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Sead Šabotić Wraps Filming Long Doc Once Upon a Family

PODGORICA: Montenegrin writer/director Sead Šabotić has finished shooting on his long documentary Once upon a Family / Porodica na određeno vrijeme, which is supported by the Film Centre of Montenegro.
10-06-2022

FNE Podcast: Giorgi Javakhishvili: Municipal Cinemas in Georgia

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke with Giorgi Javakhishvili, a Georgian film researcher, founder and co-editor of Georgian online magazine CinExpress, about the challenges and problems of Georgian…
10-06-2022

FNE Partner Countries' Cinema Groups in Giants of Exhibition: Europe Ranking

BRUSSELS: Cinema groups from Poland (Helios), Serbia (Blitz CineStar), Czech Republic (CineStar) and Slovakia, are among the inaugural Giants of Exhibition: Europe listing, ranking the top 50 European cinema groups…
09-06-2022

Romania Approves Tax on Streaming Platforms

BUCHAREST: Romania has approved a 4% tax on streaming platforms' proceeds from unique transactions or subscription fees. The money will go to the Film Fund, which is managed by the…
09-06-2022

Quo Vadis, Aida? Dominates Polish Film Awards – Eagles

WARSAW: Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić won four awards including best film, best director and best script at the 24th Polish Film Awards - Eagles. It is a coproduction…
09-06-2022

Quo Vadis, Aida? Wins LUX Audience Award 2022

STRASBOURG: Quo vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the second LUX Audience Award.…
09-06-2022

GRANTS: Hungarian Feature Film Production Grants Announced in 2022

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 24.5 m EUR for feature film production so far in 2022. Director Balázs Lóth is the biggest winner from the list…
09-06-2022

connecting cottbus Launches Call for Applications

COTTBUS: The 24th edition of the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco, 9-11 November 2022) is now accepting project submissions. The event will take place on-site with some features held…
09-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Czech Author Jan Budař In Postproduction with Debut Feature Prince Mamma’s Boy

PRAGUE: Czech actor/director/screenwriter/composer Jan Budař is in postproduction with the fairytale Prince Mamma’s Boy / Princ Mamánek. This 100% Czech coproduction is the first feature film by Budař as a…
08-06-2022

Mladen Kovačević’s Serbian/French Doc Another Spring Gets Sales Agent

BELGRADE: Mladen Kovačević’s long documentary Another Spring got snatched by the London-based sales company Taskovski Films Ltd. ahead of its world premiere in the newly-founded Proxima competition of the 56th…
08-06-2022

Stalker Thriller Watcher Shot in Romania Gets Wide U.S. Release

BUCHAREST: Chlow Okuno’s debut feature Watcher, which was shot in Bucharest with Romanian company Abis Studio providing services, has been in wide release in the USA since 3 June 2022…
08-06-2022

Asta Vrečko Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Asta Vrečko has been appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly. Her first priorities will be a development-oriented and inclusive culture policy, an…
08-06-2022

Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. Sold in Over 40 Countries

BUCHAREST: R.M.N. by acclaimed Romanian director/writer/producer Cristian Mungiu has been sold to over 40 countries including North America, where it will be released by IFC Films.
07-06-2022

FESTIVALS: FNE at Krakow FF 2022: Prize Winners

KRAKOW: The main prizes of the 62nd Krakow Film Festival, taking place 29 May-12 June 2022, went to The Cathedral by Denis Dobrovoda, Hamlet Syndrome by Elwira Niewiera and Piotr…
07-06-2022 m

Pilgrims Wins Best Film at Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards

VILNIUS: Pilgrims by Laurynas Bareiša was awarded best feature film at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane Film Awards ceremony, which took place at the Palace of the Grand Dukes of…
07-06-2022

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Dominate Czech and Slovak Top 20

PRAGUE: Up to nine Czech titles are on the list of the top 20 most popular films in Czech cinemas after the weekend of 2–5 June 2022. In Slovakia, two…
07-06-2022

GRANTS: Film Center of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: Film Center of Montenegro has distributed 806,000 EUR as feature film, work in progress, animated and documentary film production grants.
07-06-2022