Applications Open for 16th Focal Production Value Workshop to Be Held in Riga

RIGA: Focal Production Value has launched the call for applications for its 16th edition that will take place in Riga 7 – 15 January 2023. The deadline is 15 November…
13-10-2022

Robert Eggers Gives Masterclass in Prague While Prepping Nosferatu

PRAGUE: Robert Eggers, who is preparing to shoot Nosferatu in Prague later this year, will give a masterclass together with cinematographer Jarin Blaschke at the cinema Bio Oko on 17…
13-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Dracula Film Festival Celebrates 10th Edition

BRASOV: More than 40 films are screening in the anniversary 10th edition of the Dracula Film Festival, running 12 – 16 October 2022.
13-10-2022

Filmdelights Picks Up Viktor Portel’s The Investigator

PRAGUE: Vienna-based Filmdelights has acquired international sales rights to Czech/Croatian long documentary The Investigator / Vyšetřovatel. The film directed by Viktor Portel was selected for both Opus Bonum and Czech…
12-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary FF 2022 Announces Full Lineup

JIHLAVA: Sixteen films have been selected for the Opus Bonum international competition of the 26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (25 – 30 October 2022), which announced its full lineup…
12-10-2022

OBITUARY: Slovenian Filmmaker Tugo Štiglic

LJUBLJANA: The well-known Slovenian director and screenwriter Tugo Štiglic died on 11 October 2022 at the age of 76.
12-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film Portorož 2022 Announces Lineup

LJUBLJANA: Seven Slovenian feature films and four long documentaries, together with five long documentaries dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Slovenia's independence and six Slovenian minority coproductions, will screen in…
12-10-2022

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2.56 m EUR to six feature film projects in the second production call of 2022. New projects by Olmo Omerzu and Tereza Nvotová…
12-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Shoots Follow Up to His BO Hit Two Lottery Tickets

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu is currently filming a sequel to his domestic BO hit Two Lottery Tickets / Două lozuri. Produced again independently by Actoriedefilm.ro, Three Lottery Tickets / Trei lozuri…
11-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Polish Classic Mr. Blot's Academy Revamped with Film Franchise and Metaverse

WARSAW: Maciej Kawulski’s new feature film Mr. Blot's Academy / Akademia Pana Kleksa, based on the bestselling children's novel by Jan Brzechwa and currently in production, will be divided into…
11-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Dániel Hevér Shoots Debut Feature Some Birds

BUDAPEST: Dániel Hevér is currently in production with his first feature film, Some Birds / Valami madarak. The project was prepared in the Incubator Programme of the National Film Institute…
11-10-2022

Approaching Deadline for First Cut Lab RE-ACT Programme

TRIESTE: Film projects in editing from Croatia, Friuli Venezia Giulia region, Serbia and Slovenia can apply to First Cut Lab RE-ACT till 15 October 2022. For the first time this…
11-10-2022

Tenth CEE Animation Forum Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland are among the countries with the most projects selected for the 10th edition of the CEE Animation Forum, which will be held in a…
11-10-2022

Extended Deadline for Less Is More 2023

WARSAW: Sixteen filmmakers will be selected to develop their first, sophomore or third feature film at the Less Is More (LIM) programme 2023. The deadline for applications has been extended…
11-10-2022

Romania Approves COVID-19 Support for Cultural Independent Sector

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government has approved a memorandum of the Ministry of Culture for allotting approximately 28 m EUR / 140 m RON to the cultural independent sector, including cinema,…
10-10-2022

Tenth Baltic Pitching Forum Announces Winners

VILNIUS: The anniversary 10th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum showcased 12 projects from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and this year’s guest country Norway, from 5 to 8 October 2022.
10-10-2022

Nosferatu Expected to Shoot in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu starring Bill Skarsgard and Lily-Rose Depp has added Nicholas Hoult to its cast, a sign that the project will soon start shooting in the Czech Republic,…
10-10-2022

Horror Film Azrael Starts Shooting in Estonia

TALLINN: The action horror film Azrael directed by Evan Katz and starring Samara Weaving is starting principal photography in Estonia on 10 October 2022.
10-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Sonja Prosenc Starts Shooting Redemption

LJUBLJANA: Sonja Prosenc started shooting her third feature film Redemption / Odrešitev in the town of Vodice, near Ljubljana, on 5 October 2022. This black comedy/drama is a Slovenian/Italian/Croatian/Serbian/Norwegian coproduction.
08-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2022 Announces Industry Programme

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival, which will run 23 - 30 October 2022, has announced a rich industry programme for its 20th anniversary edition.
07-10-2022