EPI Announces AUDIOVISUAL WOMEN 2023 Participants

POTSDAM: The Erich Pommer Institut (EPI) has announced 15 participants for the 2023 edition of AUDIOVISUAL WOMEN, a leadership programme which will be held in five modules from October 2023…

PRODUCTION: Dino Mustafić in Production with Sophomore Feature The Pavilion

SARAJEVO: After a 20-year-long hiatus, Bosnian director Dino Mustafić, whose debut film Remake (Refresh) won a Special Mention at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2003, is currently in production…

PRODUCTION: Martina Buchelová Wraps Shooting Slovak/Czech Debut Lover, Not a Fighter

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Martina Buchelová’s debut feature Lover, Not a Fighter / Milovník, nie bojovník has wrapped filming and will enter postproduction soon. This romantic tragicomedy is produced by Slovak…

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2023 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six of the 10 films selected for the main programme of the 21th edition of the Zagreb Film Festival (6 – 12 November 2023) come from FNE partner countries.…

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF 2024 Opens Submissions

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 23rd edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 14 - 23 June 2024, and the call for submissions has just been opened.

PRODUCTION: Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance

BELGRADE: Latvia’s Forma Pro Films and Serbia’s Red Production are on board as producer and coproducer, respectively, of the new film by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, Disappearance / DSPR (working…

PRODUCTION: Klaus Härö Shoots Estonian Minority Coproduction Never Alone

TALLINN: Acclaimed Finnish director/screenwriter Klaus Härö is currently shooting his feature film Never Alone / Ei koskaan yksin – Nie Allein, which is a Finnish/Swedish/Estonian/Austrian/German coproduction. The filming is taking…

FESTIVALS: FilmFestival Cottbus 2023 Announces Lineup

COTTBUS: Twelve titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 33rd FilmFestival Cottbus, which will be held 7 – 12 November 2023.

Vladimír Buriánek Appointed Head of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: Chief producer Vladimír Buriánek was elected by the board of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund as the new director of the Fund after the public hearing of two candidates on…

FESTIVALS: Be2Can Film Festival Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary in Czech Republic and Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: The Be2Can Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary in various towns all over Slovakia from 11 to 18 October 2023. The celebration started with the 10th Be2Can in the…

The 9th Pustnik Screenwriting Residency Wraps in Romania

BUCHAREST: The 9th Pustnik screenwriting residency for first-time filmmakers wraps in the Romanian village of Izvoranu on 17 October 2023 after eight days of tutoring, group sessions, individual sessions, screenings…

Register for 8th European Arthouse Cinema Day

BERLIN: Cinemas can register for the 8th edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day, which will be held on 12 November 2023. The initiative of the International Association of Arthouse…

FESTIVALS: International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2023 Announces Winners

LIMASSOL: Spanish Daydreaming So Vividly about Our Spanish Holidays by Christian Aviles received the 1st Prize for Best Film in the International Competition of the 13th International Short Film Festival…

FESTIVALS: PÖFF 2023 Announces Full Lineup

TALLINN: Four majority and minority coproductions from Romania, Montenegro, Georgia, Serbia, Czech Republic, Croatia, North-Macedonia, Slovenia and Slovakia are among the 20 titles selected for the Official Competition of the…

Winners of 11th Baltic Pitching Forum Announced

VILNIUS: The 11th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum has announced its winners after 12 projects from Baltic and Greek talents were pitched in front of two panels of international…

New CEE Projects Showcased at Young Horizons Industry 2023

WARSAW: The pitching session hosted at the 7th edition of the Young Horizons Industry saw the presentation of 33 captivating international film projects. Notably, 14 of these projects emerged from…

PRODUCTION: Amerissa Basta’s Coproduction Life in a Beat Enters Postproduction

PODGORICA: Amerissa Basta’s debut feature Life in a Beat has wrapped shooting in Athens, Greece. The film is a coproduction between Greece, North Macedonia, Cyprus and Montenegro.

Young Horizons Industry 2023 Announces Winners

WARSAW: Eight among the 33 projects pitched during the 7th edition of the Young Horizons Industry co-production forum in Warsaw received awards at a ceremony hosted by Maciej Jakubczyk, Department…

FESTIVALS: The 27th PÖFF Focuses on Serbia and SEE Countries

TALLINN: Thirteen new films from Serbia and South-East Europe will screen at the 27th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival’s (PÖFF). Also, a focus on the Yugoslavian Black…

Petr Vachler’s The Meaning and Mystery of Life Prepares for Official Release with 11,000 Admissions in Special Screenings

PRAGUE: Special preview screenings of Petr Vachler’s labour of love The Meaning and Mystery of Life have been taking place in cinemas all across the Czech Republic and Slovakia since…