East Doc Platform 2022 Announces Projects

PRAGUE: The East Doc Platform, organised by the Institute of Documentary Film and One World film festival, has announced the full selection of projects to participate in its 11th edition,…
20-01-2022

Globally Acclaimed David Walliams to Host Malta Film Awards

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Commission is proud to announce that the globally acclaimed British comedian, actor, writer and television show presenter David Walliams will be hosting the Malta Film Awards…
19-01-2022

Films from FNE Partner Countries on Oscar 2022 Shortlist

LOS ANGELES: Three minority coproductions from Estonia, Poland and North Macedonia have been selected for the Academy Awards International Feature shortlist. One Polish film and one Romanian minority coproduction are…
19-01-2022

Occupation and Zátopek Dominate Czech Lion Nominations for 2021

PRAGUE: The Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) has announced the nominations for the 29th annual Czech Lion awards. Occupation and Zátopek scored thirteen nods each, followed by The Man…
18-01-2022

Trieste Film Festival 2022 Announces Lineup

TRIESTE: The 33rd edition of the Trieste Film Festival, running in person this year on 21 – 30 January, has announced its competition programme lineup.
17-01-2022

WEMW 2022 Announces Full Lineup of Work in Progress Sections, Slate Market and Inspirational Labs

TRIESTE: When East Meets West kicks off on 24 January 2022 in the frame of the Trieste Film Festival, in a unique hybrid format combining digital connections and real emotions.
14-01-2022

Twenty Two New Untold Stories Will Be Revealed at Upcoming HybrId Edition of Trieste Co-Production Forum

TRIESTE: A total of 22 film projects from 18 countries will be presented at the 12th edition of When East Meets West, the Italian Co-Production Forum taking place in a…
09-01-2022

FNE Visegrad 2021: Q&A with Viktoria Petrányi, Co-Founder of Proton Cinema

BUDAPEST: Producer Viktoria Petrányi, the co-founder of Proton Cinema, whose long list of credits includes Hungarian award-winning titles such as White God, as well as acclaimed international productions, talks to…
21-12-2021

Nominees for Malta Film Awards Announced

VALLETTA: The nominees for the first edition of the Malta Film Awards, due to take place on 29 January, were announced in a recorded presentation this week.
17-12-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Czech and Slovak Distributor Ivan Hronec

BRATISLAVA: Ivan Hronec is a founder and CEO of Film Europe, which distributes award-winning films selected from European productions and international festivals. He is also an exhibitor with two famous…
17-12-2021

GRANTS: Bulgarian National Film Center Announces Partial 2021 Grants

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center has approved funding for feature, documentary and animated productions since the end of November 2021. The specific amounts for each project will be determined…
17-12-2021

Karlovy Vary IFF Acquires Czech Distributor Aerofilms

PRAGUE: The KVIFF Group, a newly established entity connected with Karlovy Vary IFF, has announced that it has acquired a majority share in the Aerofilms distribution company. The acquisition was…
17-12-2021

Communications Company Announces 1m EUR Investment in Maltese TV Content

VALLETTA: One of Malta’s foremost communications services companies, GO has announced a 1 million EUR investment over three years to support original TV content, with Sharp Shoot Media’s Chalet being…
17-12-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Hungarian Film Production Booms in 2021 Despite the Pandemic

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian film industry will close a record year in 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, with a spend of more than 200 billion HUF / 544m EUR, the country’s…
16-12-2021

FNE Podcast: YR2021: Jiri Konecny: Producer, Czech Republic

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Jiri Konecny, emerging producer from the Czech Republic, about the challenges he has faced as a producer during the pandemic, as well as…
16-12-2021

PRODUCTION: Kastriot Abdyli Wraps Shooting on Macedonian/Belgian/Bulgarian Perhaps

SKOPJE: Kastriot Abdyli has finished the shooting of his second feature Perhaps / Mozebi, produced by Dardania Film.
16-12-2021

PRODUCTION: Italian/Romanian Documentary The Land You Belong Gets Eurimages Grant

BUCHAREST: Italian director/scriptwriter Elena Rebeca Carini is currently in production with her long documentary The Land You Belong, whose shooting started in November 2021. This Italian/Romanian coproduction received a grant…
16-12-2021

PRODUCTION: Sharon Bar-Ziv Wraps Shooting on Slovenian/Israeli/German Wild Urge

LJUBLJANA: Israeli director Sharon Bar-Ziv has finished shooting the Slovenian/Israeli/German women’s drama Wild Urge. The two-week shoot, which took place in Ljubljana and on a hill called Kurescek, ended on…
16-12-2021

FESTIVALS: Anifilm Accepts Submissions for 2022 Edition

PRAGUE: The Czech animation festival Anifilm is accepting applications for its 2022 edition through 31 December 2021.
16-12-2021

My Sunny Maad Gets Golden Globe Nomination for Best Animated Film

PRAGUE: My Sunny Maad by acclaimed Czech director Michaela Pavlátová has been nominated in the Best Motion Picture – Animated category of the Golden Globes, which are scheduled to take…
15-12-2021