Submissions Open for connecting cottbus 2021

COTTBUS: connecting cottbus (coco) has opened the applications call for its 23rd hybrid edition set to take place 3-5 November 2021.
09-06-2021

ACE Producers Goes to Belgrade

BELGRADE: The Serbian capital city is currently hosting the ACE 30 Financing Strategies Workshop organised by the Amsterdam-based ACE Producers. The event is supported by Film Center Serbia and takes…
09-06-2021

First Domestic Premiere After Cinemas’ Reopening Tops Estonian BO

TALLINN: Estonian Funeral by René Vilbre, the first domestic film to premiere after Estonian cinemas reopened on 24 May 2021, ranks first at the box office with 8,803 admissions during…
08-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes’ Critics Week

CANNES: The Slovenian minority coproduction Small Body by Laura Samani and the Romanian short fiction film Intercom 15 by Andrei Epure will have their world premieres at the 60th edition…
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CineLink Co-Production Market and CineLink Drama 2021 Announce Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Ten feature films and six drama series from Southeast Europe have been selected for the 2021 CineLink Co-production Market and CineLink Drama, respectively. They will take part in a…
08-06-2021

OBITUARY: Georgian Screenwriter and Director Rezo Gabriadze

TBILISI: A legendary figure of Georgian cinema and theatre, director, screenwriter, puppeteer, painter, sculptor, production designer and book illustrator Revaz (Rezo) Gabriadze died on 5 June 2021 at 84.
08-06-2021

GRANTS: National Film Institute - Hungary Announces Grants

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 5,381,199 EUR / 1.86 billion HUF for the production of three projects and 94.6 m HUF / 273,689 EUR for the…
07-06-2021

Jure Pavlović's Coproduction Mater in French Distribution

ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović’s debut feature Mater was released under the title Mère et fille in France on 2 June 2021.
07-06-2021

FNE at Krakow FF 2021: Prize Winners Announced

KRAKOW: Walk with Angels by Tomasz Wysokiński received the Golden Hobby-Horse and a recommendation for the European Film Award at the 61st Krakow Film Festival, which took place in a…
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Marona’s Fantastic Tale Wins Best European Children’s Film of the Year

BUCHAREST: The Romanian majority coproduction Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian received the award for the Best European Children’s Film of the Year at the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA)…
07-06-2021

Latvia Launches COVID-19 Cultural Project Tests

RIGA: Latvia will launch six pilot projects, including two film screenings at Forum Cinemas' Kino Citadele, starting 10 June 2021, in order to develop and check the requirements for the…
07-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Submissions Open for Bucharest International Dance FF 2021

BUCHAREST: Filmmakers, dance artists, animators, visual artists and digital art makers are invited to submit their works to the competition section of the 7th Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (BIDFF),…
07-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Romantic Comedy Just a Lot of Love in Production

BRATISLAVA: The romantic comedy Just a Lot of Love / Hlavne veľa lásky by Slovak director Branislav Mišík, an adaptation of another bestseller by Evita Twardzik Urbaníková, is currently in…
04-06-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 03.06.2021

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…
04-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Projects from FNE Partner Countries Selected for 9th Goes to Cannes Initiative of Cannes Marché du Film

CANNES: Several projects in postproduction from FNE partner countries, presented at the New Horizons International Film Festival, Tallinn Black Nights FF, Thessaloniki IFF, Hong Kong – Asia Film Financing Forum…
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Multiplex Cinemas in Czech Republic Ready to Reopen

PRAGUE: Multiplex cinemas are getting ready for reopening in the Czech Republic on 10 June 2021, starting with Cinema City. Smaller cinema theatres are already open since 24 May 2021,…
03-06-2021

Slovenian Cinemas Reopen Gradually

LJUBLJANA: Most Slovenian art houses have already reopened, while the COVID-19 situation is less and less restrictive, whereas cineplexes, with the exception of Maribox, are still waiting, as the food…
03-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Cristian Mungiu Is Jury President of Cannes’ Critics Week 2021

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Cristian Mungiu will head the jury of the 2021 Cannes’ Critics Week. Karel Och, the artistic director of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is a member…
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Irish/Polish Coproduction Wolf to Be Released in December 2021

WARSAW: The Irish/Polish coproduction Wolf by Nathalie Biancheri and starring George MacKay and Lily-Rose Depp will be released by Focus Features in the USA on 3 December 2021. The film…
03-06-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Physical Format

ZAGREB: Eighteen titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held physically from 13 to 20…
03-06-2021