British/Estonian Debut Feature Firebird Gets North American Distribution

TALLINN: Roadside Attraction has acquired the North American distribution rights to Peeter Rebane’s debut feature Firebird and plans its exclusive theatrical release on 29 April 2022.
18-03-2022

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days 2022 Ready to Kick Off in Physical Format

LIMASSOL: The 20th edition of the Cyprus Film Days International Festival, the biggest film event in Cyprus, will take place in person at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol and the…
18-03-2022

GRANTS: Slovenian Film Centre Announces Production and Development Grants

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced production grants of 2.830 m EUR for seven feature films, including three debut features. Additionally, 138,000 EUR has been granted to 11 projects…
17-03-2022

FNE Visegrad YR2022: Q&A with Czech Distributor and Producer Marek Jeníček

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Marek Jeníček, managing director of CinemArt, which distributes award-winning films selected from among European productions and international festivals.
17-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Patryk Vega in Postproduction with His Last Polish Language Film

WARSAW: The director of Polish box office hits Patryk Vega has revealed his secret project, Autobiography (working title), a very personal film intended to be his last project in Polish,…
17-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Romanian Documentary Whose Dog Am I? in Postproduction

BUDAPEST: The docu-comedy essay Whose Dog Am I? / Ki kutyája vagyok én? / Al cui câine sunt? by Robert Lakatos is on the finishing line of postproduction. The film…
17-03-2022

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Feature Film Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2.56 m EUR to seven feature films, including three debut features, in its first batch of production grants in 2022.
16-03-2022

Two International Productions Shooting in Malta

VALLETTA: The thriller Deep Fear by Marcus Adams and the action film Hounds of War by Lowell Dean are currently shooting in Malta.
16-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Sabin Dorohoi Shoots Romanian/German Coproduction Clara

BUCHAREST: Sabin Dorohoi is currently in production with his debut feature Clara, which he started shooting in Ulm, Germany, at the beginning of March 2022. This drama on the social…
16-03-2022

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2022 Calls for Entries

TORUŃ: The EnergaCAMERIMAGE International Film Festival, which will celebrate its 30th edition in Toruń from 12 to 19 November 2022, has opened its submissions.
16-03-2022

Introducing FNE Market Online 2022

WARSAW: We are happy to introduce to you the FNE Market Online 2022, an exhaustive and unique agenda of coproduction markets, pitchings and works-in-progress.
16-03-2022

Film and Games Convergence Boosts Success of The Witcher

WARSAW: Netflix is ready to start production on the third season of the hit show The Witcher, based on the books by Andrzej Sapkowski and heavily inspired by an internationally…
15-03-2022

Videoplugger Picks Up Macedonian Animated Series Bibi’s World

SKOPJE: The British distributor Videoplugger has picked up the popular Macedonian children’s animated series Bibi’s World / Svetotna Bibi, aimed at 4-6-year-olds.
15-03-2022

ShorTS Development & Pitching Training Welcomes Directors and Scriptwriters from FNE Partner Countries

TRIESTE: ShorTS Development & Pitching Training organised by the ShorTS International Film Festival has launched its call for applications. The workshop is dedicated for directors and scriptwriters from emerging countries…
15-03-2022

East Doc Platform 2022 Ready to Kick Off

PRAGUE: The 2022 edition of East Doc Platform, the largest coproduction, funding and distribution platform tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries, will take place at the French Institute in…
15-03-2022

Short Fiction Films by Croatian Directors on HRT

ZAGREB: The Croatian public television (HRT) has launched a programme aiming at making Croatian short fiction films more accessible for the domestic audience.
15-03-2022

Eva Zaoralová: A Great Woman And A Friend Has Passed Away

PRAGUE: Eva Zaoralová has passed away at the age of 89. She was one of the giants of European film as well as a personal friend, and many across the…
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Slovenia Proposes Levies and Direct Investment Obligations for Streamers

LJUBLJANA: The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia has opened a public debate on the bill on the Slovenian Film and Audiovisual Centre, with an online consultation. The…
14-03-2022

Domestic Productions Line-up for Release As Romania Lifts COVID-19 Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Several new domestic films are waiting to be released in Romania as the COVID-19 restrictions were lifted starting 9 March 2022. Cinemas and other cultural institutions are resuming their…
14-03-2022

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Mladen Đorđević in Postroduction with Labour Day

BELGRADE: Serbian director Mladen Đorđević has entered postproduction with his feature film Labour Day / Prvi maj, which is a coproduction between Serbia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro and Romania.
14-03-2022