FNE at FEST 2022: Belgrade’s FEST Ready to Kick Off in Person

BELGRADE: This year's International Film Festival – FEST is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and will be held from 25 February to 6 March at the Belgrade Festivals Centre. This edition's…
24-02-2022

FNE Innovation: Pitch the Doc: Online Hub for Documentary Professionals and Industry Events

Pitch the Doc is an innovative online platform dedicated to documentary projects, that provides functionalities based on international pitching standards and allows to keep presentations of documentary film projects complete,…
24-02-2022

Ada Smyk's Short Doc Backstage to Premiere Internationally at SXSW in Austin

WARSAW: The short documentary Backstage by Ada Smyk, produced as part of the SFP First Documentary programme, has been selected for the competition of one of the most important and…
24-02-2022

ZagrebDox 2022 Is Coming-of-Age in Its Spring Edition

ZAGREB: The 18th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDox is set to take place 3-10 April 2022 with around thirty films vying in the international and regional competition…
24-02-2022

Deadline is Approaching for 2022 Dot.on.the.map Industry Days

LIMASSOL: The call for projects for the coproduction, training and networking platform for film professionals Dot.on.the.map Industry Days, that will take place on 14 - 16 April 2022 in the…
23-02-2022

Ivan Ostrochovský's Servants Leads 2022 Sun in a Net Awards Nominations

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Romanian/Czech/Irish coproduction Servants / Služobníci directed by Ivan Ostrochovský leads the 11th Sun in a Net awards nominations with 12 nods, followed by The Man with Hare Ears…
21-02-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Film Institute Distributes Over 1.5 m EUR in 2022 First Round of Project Support

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute (EFI) has distributed over 1.5 million EUR in the first financing rounds of 2022. Two feature films, Lioness by Liina Trishkina-Vanhatalo and Dog by Rasmus…
21-02-2022

GRANTS: Estonian Cultural Endowment Supports 32 Film Projects

TALLINN: The Estonian Cultural Endowment Fund had 659,160 EUR to distribute in the last round of financing for 2021, out of which 454 216 Euro went to support different film…
21-02-2022

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Maja Miloš In Production With Sophomore Feature Rift in the Ice

BELGRADE: Serbian director Maja Miloš has recently started the production of her sophomore feature titled Rift in the Ice / Pukotina u ledu, envisioned as a contemporary fairytale exploring women's…
21-02-2022

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2022: Producer Hana Blaha Šilarová

FNE’s Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Czech Hana Blaha Šilarová, producer at Frame Films, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic,…
21-02-2022

FESTIVALS: Verzió Film Festival 2022 Calls For Submissions

BUDAPEST: The 19th edition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival calls for documentary films addressing human rights and social issues. The festival will take place in person…
21-02-2022

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 18.02.2022

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…
18-02-2022

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for 48th EKOFILM International Film Festival

BRNO/PRAGUE: Filmmakers and production and distribution companies can submit films to the 48th EKOFILM International Film Festival concentrating on environment and ecology until 31st May. The oldest environmental film festival…
17-02-2022

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Competition: Call Jane

BERLIN: The anti-abortion feminist drama Call Jane directed by Phyllis Nagy has scored a spot in the Berlinale main competition. The film had its USA premiere at the Sunday Film…
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FNE at Berlinale 2022: Spanish Alcarràs Wins Golden Bear

BERLIN: Spanish Alcarràs by Carla Simón was awarded the Golden Bear for Best Film by the International Jury at the 72nd Berlinale on 16 February 2022. The Romanian minority coproduction…
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FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF 2022 Opens Submissions

JIHLAVA: The 26th edition of the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival has opened admissions for feature-length and short films, animated and interactive documentaries. The call for the eleventh edition of…
17-02-2022

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Encounters: Brother in Every Inch

BERLIN: Russian director Alexander Zolotukhin has scored a slot in the Berlinale Encounters section with his film Brother in Every Inch, a second film that continues the military theme of…
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FNE at Berlinale 2022: Special Gala: The Outfit

BERLIN: Director Graham Moore scored a special gala screening at the Berlinale with his debut film The Outfit, an undoubted sign that here is a director to watch in future.…
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Jovan Marjanović Replaces Mirsad Purivatra As Director of Sarajevo Film Festival

SARAJEVO: Mirsad Purivatra, the founder of the Sarajevo Film Festival, is leaving the SFF Director’s position after 27 years to take on the role of President of the Obala Art…
15-02-2022

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR2022: Jan Bradáč: Executive Director of CineStar

FNE’s Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Czech Jan Bradáč, who is executive director of the Cinestar, about the challenges he has faced as a cinema operator…
15-02-2022