FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation

CANNES: A Macedonian film has entered the Cannes Short Films Competition for the first time, while films from Romania, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic are in the Cinéfondation selection.
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GRANTS: Croatia Announces Additional Production Support to Feature Films Affected by Pandemic

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) announced on 15 June 2021 additional support to four feature films and two short films whose production has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
16-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Maria Sadowska Shoots Romantic Comedy Commissioned by Polsat Group

WARSAW: Polish director Maria Sadowska is currently shooting her new romantic comedy Love on the Front Page / Miłość na pierwszą stronę, which was commissioned by Polsat Group and is…
16-06-2021

FNE Country Partners: Cinemas Open?

FNE continues to report about the critical conditions of cinemas in the region.
16-06-2021

Third Installment of Cult Classic by Tomáš Vorel Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

PRAGUE: Director Tomáš Vorel is ready to conclude his trilogy that started more than 20 years ago with Out of the City / Cesta z města (2000, Vorelfilm). The Way…
15-06-2021

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production and Development Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 2.1 m EUR / 15.8 m HRK for the production of 20 feature, documentary and animation films. A total of 247,000 EUR / 1.9…
15-06-2021

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants in Five Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed approximately 2 m EUR / 240.7 m RSD at its latest call for production grants.
15-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Writer/Director Maciej Kawalski Shoots Dangerous Gentlemen

ZAKOPANE: Writer/director Maciej Kawalski is currently shooting his debut feature Dangerous Gentlemen, a costume crime drama starring Tomasz Kot, Marcin Dorociński, Andrzej Seweryn and Wojciech Mecwaldowski.
15-06-2021

TV Doc Series The Sewer Kids Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: The TV documentary series The Sewer Kids, created by Michela Scolari and with the Emmy winner David Zuckerman (Family Guy) among the producers, is shooting in Bucharest from 7…
15-06-2021

Danish WW2 Drama Completes Shooting in Latvia

RIGA: Danish drama The Bereaved / Hvidstengruppen2– de efterladte by Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis has wrapped shooting in Latvia, serviced by Film Angels Studio. The Latvian shooting was supported by the…
14-06-2021

FESTIVALS: The Nose or the Conspiracy of Mavericks Wins Animafest Zagreb 2021

ZAGREB: Animafest Zagreb 2021 ended on 13 June 2021, after more than 350 screened films and numerous accompanying events in the six days of the festival, with the award ceremony…
14-06-2021

FNE at Art Film Fest Košice 2021: New Slovak Films Premiere at Live Audience Event in Cinemas

KOŠICE: Nine films will compete for the main prize, the Blue Angel, in the International competition of the 28th Art Film Fest Košice, which takes place 23 – 27 June…
14-06-2021

Romanian Producers Appeal for Unlocking of Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Alliance of Film Producers (AFP), comprising most of Romanian production companies, has issued a new appeal to the authorities, hoping that they will finally restart the cash…
11-06-2021

OBITUARY: Czech Actress Libuše Šafránková

PRAGUE: The revered Czech film and television actress Libuše Šafránková died at 68 after a long battle with an illness. Her career includes Oscar winning Kolya (1996) by Jan Svěrák…
11-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Serbian WWII Epic The Heroes of Halyard in Production

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian actor/producer Radoš Bajić is currently in production with his latest directorial feature film, the WWII epic The Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda. A TV series…
11-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Phedon Papamichael In Postproduction with Georgian/Albanian/Greek Coproduction Light Falls

TBILISI: The Greek-born Oscar-nominated cinematographer/director Phedon Papamichael is currently in postproduction with the thriller Light Falls, which he shot during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Greece in 2020. The film…
10-06-2021

Alexander Nanau’s Documentary collective Wins LUX Audience Award 2021

STRASBOURG: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the first LUX Audience Award. The ceremony…
10-06-2021

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2021 Kicks Off Online

BELGRADE: Twelve participants from all over the world are taking part in the 4th edition of CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator, whose first module started online on 8 June and will…
10-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Directors' Fortnight

CANNES: Întregalde by Romanian Radu Muntean and Murina, the debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, have been selected for the 53rd edition of Cannes Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des…
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Almost 3000 Titles Digitally Restored by Polish TVP

WARSAW: The Polish public broadcaster TVP has digitally restored almost 3,000 film and television productions. In addition, the company has digitalised as much as 1,000 km of film.
09-06-2021