Game of Thrones Tourism Spurs Croatian Economy

ZAGREB: Film tourism related to the mega-popular HBO series Game of Thrones, which started shooting in Dubrovnik, Split and elsewhere in the Dalmatia region exactly ten years ago, brought a…
09-12-2021

FESTIVALS: Zlin FF Opens 2022 Applications

ZLIN: The Zlin Film Festival has opened the applications for its 62nd anniversary edition, which will take place 26 May to 1 June 2022. The festival is the oldest and…
09-12-2021

Kino Lorber Releases Miklós Jancsó's Films in USA

BUDAPEST: Kino Lorber has released six films by Hungarian director Miklós Jancsó, with screenings taking place at the American Cinematheque in Los Angeles in November 2021.
09-12-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Hungarian Exhibitors See Return of Audiences After COVID Closures

BUDAPEST: The number of cinema-goers has been rising only slowly in 2021, following the period of shut down forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
08-12-2021

BOX OFFICE: Girls From Dubai Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Maria Sadowska's film Girls from Dubai had over 600,000 admissions in its first two weeks in release, making it the most watched local production of 2021.
08-12-2021

FERA Moves Annual Conference Online

FRANKFURT: FERA, the Federation of European Screen Directors, has announced that it will move its annual conference online and postpone its in-person gathering in Frankfurt to 11-13 May 2022.
08-12-2021

Krzysztof Zanussi Honoured by Polish Filmmakers Association

WARSAW: Krzysztof Zanussi received the Special Award of the Polish Filmmakers Association at a ceremony held on 7 December 2021.
08-12-2021

BOX OFFICE: Danis Tanović's Not So Friendly Neighbourhood Affair Tops Box Office in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The latest comedy directed by Oscar winner Danis Tanović, Not So Friendly Neighbourhood Affair, which premiered at the opening of the Sarajevo Film Festival, followed by a week of…
07-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Winter Blues

TBILISI: Georgian writer/director Tamaz (Tazo) Narimanidze’s debut feature Winter Blues, screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
07-12-2021

Czech Lions Announce 2022 Date

PRAGUE: The Czech Lion awards of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) will take place on 5 March 2022. The awards recognise the best achievements of the national film…
07-12-2021

FNE Visegrad 2021: Polish Film Production Recovers From COVID Pandemic

WARSAW: Polish producers have adapted to working under COVID restrictions and production has continued to recover during 2021.
06-12-2021

Salome Jashi's Taming the Garden Opens in German and Swiss Cinemas

TBILISI: Salome Jashi’s documentary film Taming the Garden debuted in cinemas in Germany and Switzerland on 2 December 2021. The film was shortlisted for this year's European Film Awards.
06-12-2021

FNE at Animateka 2021: Impossible Figures and Other Stories Wins Grand Prix

LJUBLJANA: Marta Pajek's short animated film Impossible Figures and Other Stories won the Grand Prix of the 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films Animateka, which was held in…
06-12-2021

PRODUCTION: Czech Comedy The Island Filming in Thailand

PRAGUE: The Czech comedy The Island / Ostrov by by Rudolf Havlík is currently shooting in Thailand and will spend almost the entire time of the production there.
06-12-2021

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Short FF 2022 Announces Competition Films

VILNIUS: Ten films have been selected for the national competition of the Vilnius International Short Film FestivalShort Film Festival, running 12 – 18 January 2022, and another 29 films have…
06-12-2021

FESTIVALS: Omar El Zohairy Wins 2021 Auteur Film Festival in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Omar El Zohairy’s feature Feathers won the Grand Prix at the 27th edition of the Author's Film Festival, which was officially closed in Belgrade’s Kombank Hall on 3 December…
06-12-2021

Czech Republic Ranks Sixth in European Animated Film Production

PRAGUE: A new report from the European Audiovisual Observatory ranked the Czech Republic sixth in the number of animated films produced between 2015 to 2019, with an average of four…
03-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?

TBILISI: The German/Georgian coproduction What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Alexander Koberidze screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International…
03-12-2021

FNE at Tbilisi IFF 2021: Otar's Death

TBILISI: Georgian director Ioseb Bliadze’s debut feature film Otar’s Death screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online…
03-12-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 02.12.2021

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
03-12-2021