FNE at Venice IFF 2024: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Competition and Horizons

VENICE: Films from Dea Kulumbegashvili, Andrei Ujică, Peter Kerekes, Bogdan Mureșanu and Vojtech Strakaty have been selected for the Competition and Horizons (Orizzonti) sections of the 81st Venice International Film…
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FNE at 2024 Venice IFF: Andrei Ujică Heads to Official Selection with Beatles Dream Project

BUCHAREST: TWST / Things We Said Today, the new work by the acclaimed Romanian-German writer / director Andrei Ujică, will have its world premiere in the Official Selection - Out…
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Winners of New Horizons Studio+ 2024

WROCŁAW: The project Almost Happy (Poland) directed by Ewa Podgórska and produced by Daria Maślona received the main prize at the 15th edition of New Horizons Studio+, which took place…
23-07-2024

Dutch Drama Milk Wins 2024 Beach Film Festival in Ohrid

OHRID: The Dutch drama Milk / Melk directed by Stefanie Kolk won the Large Wave Award for Best Film at the 7th edition of the Beach Film Festival. The festival…
23-07-2024

German Films in Venice 2024

BERLIN: A total of 17 German productions and coproductions will screen in various sections at the 81st Venice International Film Festival, which will be held 28 August – 7 September…
23-07-2024

Celebration Wins Big at 2024 Pula Film Festival

PULA: The debut feature Celebration / Proslava directed by Bruno Anković won four Arena awards at the 71st Pula Film Festival (11 – 18 July 2024), including the Grand Golden…
21-07-2024

FNE at Venice IFF 2024: Projects from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Venice Immersive and Giornate degli Autori

VENICE: Projects from Lithuania, Malta and the Czech Republic have been selected for Venice Immersive within the 81st Venice International Film Festival (28 August - 7 September 2024). The Antique…
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Georgian It's Not Far Here Wins 2024 Svaneti International Film Festival DALI

MESTIA: Georgian film It's Not Far Here by Timur Chopliani received the award for best film in the International Competition of the 4th Svaneti International Film Festival DALI, where it…
21-07-2024

Jan Švankmajer Retrospective at RIGA IFF 2024

RIGA: The first tickets for this year’s Riga International Film Festival (RIGA IFF, 17–27 October) are now on sale, granting access to the retrospective of Czech animation director and artist…
21-07-2024

GRANTS: Serbia Announces Production Grants

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allocated 1,965,339 EUR / 230 m RSD in four production categories for long films.
18-07-2024

The City Wins 2024 Cinedays Festival of European Film

SKOPJE: The Israeli production The City directed by Amit Ulman won the Golden Star in the Official Competition of the 23rd Cinedays Festival of European Film, which took place 11…
18-07-2024

Winners of Rhodope International Documentary Film Fest 2024

SOFIA: The Austrian/Argentinian coproduction The Klezmer Project by Leandro Koch and Paloma Schachmann received the award for best international long documentary at the 4th edition of the Rhodope International Documentary…
18-07-2024

Verzió DocLab Launches HBO Development Award

BUDAPEST: The 9th edition of Verzió DocLab, an intensive five-day international editing workshop and pitch forum for long documentary directors and editors, will include a new prize, the HBO Development…
18-07-2024

PRODUCTION: Attila Vidnyánszky Shoots Adaptation of Famous Hungarian Novel Very Merry

BUDAPEST: The director of the Hungarian National Theater, Attila Vidnyánszky, is currently in production with Úri muri, megazisten!, an adaptation of Zsigmond Móricz’s famous 1928 novel Very Merry / Úri…
16-07-2024

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 789,000 EUR / 20 m CZK as minority coproduction grants for the production of four feature films, five long documentaries, two long animated…
16-07-2024

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca Starts Shooting Sophomore Feature Rattlesnakes

BELGRADE: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca, whose 2016 debut feature Humidity (Dart) premiered in Berlinale Forum, started shooting his sophomore feature Rattlesnake / Zvečarke in Belgrade on 12 July 2024. This…
16-07-2024

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Boris Jurjaševič Starts Shooting Elvis Škorc, Clever Klutz

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Boris Jurjaševič is currently shooting his youth feature film Elvis Škorc, Clever Klutz / Elvis Škorc, genialni štor, which is financially supported by the Slovenian Film Centre.
16-07-2024

FNE Podcast: Florian Hoffmeister: Cinematographer and Director

FNE together with German Films has launched the Year of German Central European Films 2024 with a special focus on German films in Central and Eastern European countries plus Cyprus…
16-07-2024

Czech Producers Request Increase in Production Incentives

PRAGUE: Czech Republic’s Audiovisual Producers´ Association (APA) has requested the Minister of Culture, Martin Baxa, to include an increase in production incentives of at least 25% in the amendment to…
14-07-2024

FNE Podcast: Natja Brunckhorst – Actress, Screenwriter, Director

FNE together with German Films has launched the Year of German Central European Films 2024 with a special focus on German films in Central and Eastern European countries plus Cyprus…
14-07-2024