Lithuanian War Drama The Flood Won’t Come Hits Domestic Cinemas

VILNIUS. The war drama The Flood Won’t Come / Tvano nebus directed by Marat Sargsyan will be released in Lithuania by CinemaAds on 19 August 2022. The film was produced…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2022: Jugoslava

SARAJEVO: Montenegrin director Ivan Bakrač will be presenting the project of his sophomore feature Jugoslava at the CineLink Co-production Market, which will take place 13 - 18 August 2022. For…

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović and Aida Begić in Postproduction with TV Series Kotlina

SARAJEVO: Academy Award-winner Danis Tanović and Cannes FF laureate Aida Begić are currently in postproduction with Kotlina, a five-episode crime drama created by Tanović and Amra Bakšić Čamo, and produced…

GRANTS: Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Grants in 2022

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre distributed 514,250 EUR in its second batch of grants in 2022. Ten projects in production received 332,400 EUR and 11 projects in development received 181,850…

Docu Talents from the East 2022 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Nine Central and Eastern European documentaries in postproduction will be showcased at the Docu Talents from the East 2022 within the CineLink Industry Days on 15 August 2022.

OBITUARY: Macedonian Actor Mitko S. Apostolovski

SKOPJE: The revered Macedonian theatre and film actor Mitko S. Apostolovski died at age 67. He was a doyen of Macedonian acting and a longtime member of the National Theatre…

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces First Production Grants for 2022

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,680,480 EUR / 103,350,000 MKD as production grants for feature, short, animated films and documentaries in the first grant call of 2022. The…

Film Estonia to Receive 3.4 m EUR of Additional Support in 2022

TALLINN: Estonian government has decided to increase Film Estonia’s support by 3.4 m EUR in 2022, which will increase the total funding for the cash rebate scheme in 2022 to…

Lucile Hadzihalilović Retrospective First Time in Slovakia at 17th Cinematik IFF

PIESTANY: A retrospective of the French-Bosnian director, screenwriter and producer Lucile Hadžihalilović will be presented for the first time to Slovak audiences at the 17th edition of the Cinematik International…

FESTIVALS: Gozo FF to Host First Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta

VALLETTA: Film enthusiasts are invited to take part in the first edition of the Frantic Film Challenge Competition in Malta. The winning film will be screened at the opening of…

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights FF Announces New Competition Programme

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, whose 26th edition will be held 11 – 27 November 2022, will launch this year a new competition programme, Critics’ Picks. The programming…

PRODUCTION: Latvian/Lithuanian Feature Portraying Millennials Generation Wraps Shooting in Latvia

RIGA: Latvian director Liene Linde wrapped the shoot of her debut feature Black Velvet / Melnais samts on 3 August 2022. This Latvian/Lithuanian coproduction is a partly autobiographical dramedy about…

Intramovies Picks Up Tereza Nvotovà’s Sophomore Feature Nightsiren

BRATISLAVA: Tereza Nvotovà’s second feature film Nightsiren / Svetlonoc had been acquired by Rome-based sales agent Intramovies ahead of its world premiere in the Cineasti del Presente competition of the…

Munich Games to be Released on Sky Atlantic and NOW

PRAGUE: The Sky Original Drama Munich Games created by Michal Aviram and directed by Philipp Kadelbach will be released on Sky Atlantic and NOW in September 2022. The project received…

Malta Film Commission Launches Jurassic World Attractions

VALLETTA: Malta Film Commission has launched Jurassic World attractions in the towns Valletta, Birgu and Mellieħa. The initiative aims at improving screen tourism as well as family tourism. Jurassic World…

CineLink Talks Announces 2022 Programme

SARAJEVO: CineLink Talks will welcome 21 panels and 59 speakers from 13 to 18 August 2022. This year, the conference part of the CineLink Industry Days will be extended to…

PRODUCTION: George Sikharulidze in Production with Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian Drama Panopticon

TBILISI: Georgian director/writer George Sikharulidze is currently in production with his debut feature Panopticon, a Georgian/French/Romanian/Italian coproduction exploring teenage sexuality and Christian fundamentalism in post-Soviet Georgia.

PRODUCTION: Marko Raat Shoots 8 Views of Lake Biwa on Estonian/Russian Border

TALLINN: The magical-realist tragedy 8 Views of Lake Biwa / Biwa järve 8 nägu by Marko Raat is currently shooting in Estonia. The Estonian/Finnish coproduction is led by Estonia’s most…

Producers from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 2nd Edition of Producers LINK

WARSAW: Producers from Slovakia, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Montenegro and Croatia are among the 27 participants selected for the 2nd edition of the programme Producers LINK for emerging producers of children’s…

FESTIVALS: Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival 2022 Will Focus on Regional Films

PODGORICA: The 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival will be held 22-28 August 2022 and it will focus on films from the region. The festival organises…