Endomol Polska commissioned to produce Dutch hit

Endemol Polska has been commissioned to produce a local Polish version of the Dutch TV hit series Roses and Vodka Lime for Polish commercial channel TVN.

New Polish media law enacted

The Polish parliament passed a media law on financing public media in Poland on May 22.

Slovaks organize media complex

The Slovak government has approved the construction of a new media complex in Bratislava, housing the three state-supported public media institutions.

Hungarian and Romanian sports channels planned

Digi Communication and Broadcast Ltd. (www.digi.tv) will launch new sports channels in Hungary and Romania.

FNE in Cannes: Antalya Fest set for October Date

Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival and the accompanying Eurasia International Film Festival and Market have set their dates for this year's edition.
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FNE in Cannes: ScripTeast Announcers winner of the Prestigious Krzysztof Kieslowski Prize

(See Who's Partying At.. for awards photos)Romanian scriptwriter Ioan Antoci was awarded the prestigious ScripTeast Krzysztof Kieslowski Prize for his script The Japanese Day at a glamourous champagne beach party…
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FNE in Cannes: Surfing the Romanian New Wave with Corneliu Porumboiu

Romanian cinema's New Wave may have surfaced much earlier but ever since Cristian Mungiu's 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days won the Palm d'Or in Cannes two years ago…
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FNE in Cannes: The Winners Are…

The winners of the main competition were announced Sunday evening as one of the most controversial Cannes line-ups in many years drew to a close. With top European auteurs on…
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Polish film crisis averted

The Polish film industry have effectively protested against the loss of the headquarters of the The Documentary and Feature Films Studio (WFDiF,www.wfdif.com.pl).

Hungarian box office on the rise

Hungarian box office and attendance are on the rise, despite a drop in the number of screenings during the first quarter of 2009 according to the National Film Office.

New decision at MMKA

The Motion Picture Foundation of Hungary (www.mmka.hu) announced support for 25 festivals and film events at a total amount with €305,000.

FNE Cannes Screening Alert!!

Please remember that your FNE publishes insider party information. But this is NOT an invitation. To attend any of these events you MUST have an invitation from the party organizers…

Palace Cinemas to open 3 new multiplexes

Palace Cinemas will open three new multiplexes in the Czech Republic in 2010, the company announced on May 20.

Pro TV signs deal with Tandem

Romania's Pro TV and Germany's Tandem Communications announced that the Romanian's have an exclusive output deal with Tandem.

EC prepares new Media Mundus programme

The European Commission (ec.europa.eu) has released details on the new Media Mundus programme, which will launch in 2011.

FNE at Festival De Cannes 2009: Competition White Ribbon

CANNES: Today's screening of Michael Haneke's What Ribbon was definitely the unveiling of one of the competition's most serious artistic achievements. Set in a small village in Northern Germany on…
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Sweet Rush directed Adrzej Wajda:Supported by PISF

Sweet Rush (Polish: Tatarak), directed by the acclaimed Andrzej Wajda, is partly based on a short story by Polish writer Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz. Wajda previously made three films based on Iwaszkiewicz's…