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…

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.

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,…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

Streaming Services Market in Romania to Grow by Over 22% in 2022

BUCHAREST: The Romanian streaming services market is expected to grow by more than 22% in 2022 compared to an increase of 27.16% in 2021.

FESTIVALS: One World Film Festival 2022 Announces Programme

PRAGUE: The 24th edition of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will run from 21 March till 3 April in twenty five Czech towns under the theme…