PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Helmer Todor Chapkanov in Postproduction with Serbian/Bulgarian/Moldavian MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire

BELGRADE: Bulgarian director Todor Chapkanov is currently in postproduction with MEGDAN: Between Water and Fire / MEGDAN: Između vode i vatre, a sports drama he is also coproducing. The film…
30-10-2023

OBITUARY: Branko Karabatić, Founder of Split Film Festival

SPLIT: Branko Karabatić, the founder and director of the Split Film Festival, died last week from the consequences of a stroke he had at the end of this year’s edition…
30-10-2023

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: List of Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected as Oscar Candidates

WARSAW: Here is the full list of FNE partner countries’ candidates for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.
30-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Telekom Serbia Boards International Coproduction Series Scar

BELGRADE: The thriller TV series Scar / Cicatriz, which is currently in preproduction, is the first international TV series project of such magnitude for Telekom Serbia. The Spanish/Serbian/Mexican coproduction based…
27-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Miia Tervo in Postproduction with Finnish/Estonian The Missile

TALLINN: Finnish director/writer Miia Tervo is currently in postproduction with his feature film The Missile / Ohjus, which will be completed by the end of 2023. The film was supported…
27-10-2023

Croatian and Czech/Vietnamese Directors Selected for 46th Résidence of Festival de Cannes

PARIS: Croatian director Andrea Slaviček and Czech/Vietnamese director Diana Cam Van Nguyen are among the five female directors and one male director taking part in the 46th Résidence of the…
27-10-2023

PRODUCTION: First Romanian Original Netflix Series Subteran Starts Shooting

BUCHAREST: Subteran, the first Romanian original Netflix series, has started shooting in Bucharest. The six-episode series is produced by Tudor Reu through the company Mobra Films, founded by Cristian Mungiu.…
26-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Gregor Andolšek Starts Shooting This Is a Robbery!

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Gregor Andolšek has started shooting his debut feature This Is a Robbery! / To je rop!, a black comedy supported by the Slovenian Film Center.
26-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023 Announces Works in Progress Selection

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023 has announced the projects selected for Baltic Event Works in Progress and International Works in Progress showcases.
26-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Darko Štante Shoots The Lost Son

LJUBLJANA: Darko Štante, one of the voices of the young generation of Slovenian directors and screenwriters, is currently shooting his sophomore feature The Lost Son / Izgubljeni sin. The 30-days…
25-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Caroline Strubbe in Postproduction with Belgian/Dutch/Hungarian The Silent Treatment

BUDAPEST: Belgian director/writer Caroline Strubbe is putting the final touches on her new project, the feature film The Silent Treatment, whose premiere is planned in the spring of 2024.
25-10-2023

First Full Moon Creative Lab Announces Participants

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The first edition of the Full Moon Creative Lab, a project dedicated to screenwriters specialising in genre TV series, thriller, horror and fantasy, has announced the three projects to…
25-10-2023

Czech Republic One Step Closer to Reopening Production Incentives

PRAGUE: A proposal of a new amendment to the Audiovisual Act has been discussed by the Czech government recently. If approved, the bill should open the production incentives system.
24-10-2023

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Film The Heroes of Halyard Tops Domestic Charts

BELGRADE: Serbian WWII epic Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda by Radoš Bajić tops the local box office in its first week with 21,239 admissions and 85,155 EUR / 9,980,739…
24-10-2023

Kung Fu Comedy The Invisible Fight by Rainer Sarnet Sold to North America

TALLINN: Rainer Sarnet’s feature film The Invisible Fight / Nähtamatu võitlus, which is a coproduction between Estonia, Latvia, Finland and Greece, has been sold to North America after a successful…
24-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Jurgis Matulevičius Shoots Lithuanian/Polish/Czech/Taiwanese China Sea

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Jurgis Matulevičius is currently shooting his sophomore feature China Sea / Kinų jūra. The film is a coproduction between Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Taiwan.
23-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Family Time Wins RIGA IFF 2023

RIGA: Finnish Family Time by Tia Kouvo received the Golden Rooster Award in the main competition of the 10th Riga International Film Festival, which was held 12 – 22 October…
23-10-2023

Filmotor Picks-Up Photophobia

BRATISLAVA: Czech sales agent Filmotor has acquired the documentary Photophobia directed by Ivan Ostrochovský and Pavol Pekarčík. The film has been selected as Slovakia’s candidate for the 96th Academy of…
23-10-2023

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Wraps Shooting After the Summer

ZAGREB: Bosnian Oscar winner director Danis Tanović has wrapped shooting of his new feature film After the Summer, a regional coproduction involving Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania.
20-10-2023