New Maltese Film The Viper’s Pit to Be Domestically Released in August

VALLETTA: The Viper’s Pit by Martin Bonnici, the adaptation of the Maltese National Book Council award-winning novel The Viper's Pit / Is-Sriep Reġgħu Sara Velenużi, will be screened at Eden…
02-07-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 01.07.2021

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…
02-07-2021

SoulFood Acquires Stefan Arsenijević’s As Far As I Can Walk Ahead of World Premiere in Karlovy Vary IFF

BELGRADE: Serbian SoulFood has acquired world sales rights for Stefan Arsenijević’s new feature film As Far As I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović, ahead of its world premiere in the…
01-07-2021

PRODUCTION: Last Part of Ambitious International Project Maria-Theresa Enters Postproduction

PRAGUE: The last part of the international coproduction Maria-Theresa, covering the last 20 years in the life of the empress, is currently in postproduction. The fifth feature long part was…
01-07-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Projects from Czech Republic and Montenegro in Cannes’ Cinefondation’s Atelier

CANNES: The new projects by Zuzana Kirchnerová (Caravan, Czech Republic) and Srđan Vuletić (The Otter, Montenegro) are among the 15 projects showcased at the 17th edition of Cannes’ Cinefondation’s Atelier…
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FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary FF Launches Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021

JIHLAVA: Documentary and hybrid film projects in production or postproduction can apply to the Ji.hlava Film Fund 2021 till 31 July 2021.
01-07-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox Pro 2021 Winning Projects Announced

ZAGREB: The Croatian/Italian/Swedish documentary project Being Related to John Malkovich by Luka Mavretić received the HBO Europe Award at ZagrebDox Pro 2021.
01-07-2021

FNE Podcast: Tiko Nadirashvili: Millimeter Film

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Georgian producer Tiko Nadirashvili, who works for Millimeter Film, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic,…
01-07-2021

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2021 Announces Official Selection

KARLOVY VARY: New films by Stefan Arsenijević, Olmo Omerzu and Miro Remo are among the 12 titles selected for the Crystal Globe Competition of the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film…
30-06-2021

Documentaries Win 15th Gopo Awards

BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective received the Gopo Award for Best Film of 2020 at the Romanian Gopo film industry gala held as an open-air event in Bucharest on 29…
30-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Anna Kazejak Enters Postproduction with Fucking Bornholm

WARSAW: Anna Kazejak has finished shooting her new comedy/drama Fucking Bornholm, starring Agnieszka Grochowska and Maciej Stuhr. The project will be presented in the prestigious New Horizons' Polish Days Goes…
30-06-2021

Kamen Balkanski Re-Appointed Director of Bulgarian National Film Center

SOFIA: Kamen Balkanski, Head of Creative Europe’s Media office – Bulgaria since 2004, has been appointed Acting Director of the Bulgarian National Film Center. He is replacing Jana Karaivanova, forced…
29-06-2021

Eurimages Supports 21 New Projects from FNE Partner Countries

STRASBOURG: A total of 21 projects from FNE partner countries, including 11 majority coproductions, are among the 49 projects that received coproduction support at the 63rd meeting (held online) of…
29-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Simeon Moni Damevski Appointed Director of Manaki Brothers FF

SKOPJE: Actor Simeon Moni Damevski has been appointed as artistic director of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers. The new director has announced that the 42nd edition of the…
29-06-2021

Romania to Further Ease Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Cultural, artistic and entertainment open-air activities will be allowed in Romania for a maximum of 2,500 persons starting 1 July 2021. The number of people allowed during outdoor cultural…
29-06-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Lukas Gira, Head of Marketing and Distribution, Continental Film

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Lukas Gira, head of Marketing and Distribution at Continental Film, about the challenges Slovak distributors faced during the pandemic and the…
29-06-2021

FNE Visegrad 2021 Year of Recovery for Film and Television Industry: Interview with Michal Drobný, Co-Owner of CINEMAX

FNE has spoken to Michal Drobný, the co-owner of CINEMAX, to find out how the largest network of cinemas in Slovakia is recovering from the pandemic.
28-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Ravine Wins Best Feature at Hungarian Motion Picture Awards

BALATONFÜRED: The jury of the Hungarian Film Academy chaired by István Márta chose Ravine / Hasadék by Balázs Krasznahorkai as the best feature film at the Hungarian Motion Picture Awards,…
28-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Animated Series The Websters 3 in Production

BRATISLAVA: The long animated film version of The Websters 3 / Websterovci 3 series by Katarína Kerekesová continues production, which started in March 2020. The Slovak/Czech coproduction is part of…
28-06-2021