PRODUCTION: Tudor Giurgiu to Start Shooting New Romanian/Hungarian Feature Film

BUCHAREST: Tudor Giurgiu is currently working on Sibiu ’89, a feature film set in the city of Sibiu in December 1989, during the fall of the Communism. The project is…

FNE at WEMW 2022: Petty Thieves Wins 12th Edition of When East Meets West

TRIESTE: Debut feature Petty Thieves by Mate Ugrin received the Film Center Serbia Award (a € 5,000 prize) at the 12th edition of When East Meets West. The film is…

Record Year for ZAPA – Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers

WARSAW: ZAPA (Polish Union of Audiovisual Authors and Producers), managed by the Polish Filmmakers Association, secured a record amount of 36 m EUR /166 m PLN of the total royalties…

Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive Brings a Record of Over 15 m Euro in 2021

VILNIUS: Filmmakers saw a successful year with more than 15 m EUR collected by taking advantage of the Lithuanian Film Tax Incentive in 2021.

Romanian Întregalde Takes Trieste Film Festival's 2022 Top Award

TRIESTE: The 33rd edition of the Trieste Film Festival, running in person this year on 21 – 30 January, has announced its prize winners. The jury of the festival dedicated…

Malta Film Week Kicks Off with Announcement of Vision for Film 2022-2030

VALLETTA: The Malta Film Week has kicked off with its Vision for the Film Industry event, celebrating the growing Maltese film industry and presenting the Government's plans for the sector…

OBITUARY: Macedonian Producer Gorjan Tozija

SKOPJE: Macedonian film producer and former director of the North Macedonia Film Agency, Gorjan Tozija died on 13 January 2022 at the age of 68.

GRANTS: North Macedonia Film Agency's Production Grants

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 821,950 EUR / 50.5 m MKD in production grants for feature, short, and documentary films within the second grant call of 2021.

Visegrad Film Forum Returns After Two Years Break

BRATISLAVA: This year's on-site edition of the Visegrad Film Forum will take place at the Film and Television Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and in the…

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Documentary Jan Mancuska: You Will Never See It All Continues Production

BRATISLAVA: The Czech/Slovak documentary about an internationally recognised artist of Slovak origin Jan Mancuska: You Will Never See It All / Chýbanie directed by Štěpán Pech is currently in production.…

FNE at Berlinale 2022: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 2022 Berlinale

BERLIN: A strong representation of feature, short, animated and documentary films, as well as TV series from FNE partner countries have been selected for various sections of the 72nd edition…
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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,…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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.