FESTIVALS: Hungarian Motion Picture Festival 2022 Announces Winners

BUDAPEST: Hajni Kis's first feature Wild Roots / Külön falka was chosen as the best feature film and won in two more categories at the Hungarian Film Awards, which were…
15-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Žiga Virc Starts Shooting The Last Hero

LJUBLJANA: Žiga Virc started shooting his new feature film The Last Hero / Poslednji heroj on 11 June 2022. This drama with comic elements is a Slovenian/Greek/Croatian coproduction.
15-06-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Georgian Sound Designer Betkho

TBILISI: FNE spoke to Georgian sound designer Betkho about his experience and activities in the gaming and film industry. Betkho is the founder of Heima Production and works on the…
15-06-2022

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Grants for Minority Coproductions, Short and Experimental Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has distributed 583,700 EUR / 4.39 m HRK as minority coproduction, experimental and short film production grants. Eight minority coproductions received 317,200 EUR /…
15-06-2022

GRANTS: National Film Centre of Latvia Announces Production Grants

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has distributed almost 2 m EUR for the production of 16 projects, including five feature films, seven documentaries, one long animated film and…
15-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Festival 2022 Announces International Competition

PULA: A total of 11 international titles, out of which six are Croatian minority coproductions, will be competing for Golden Arenas at the 69th Pula Film Festival international competition. This…
15-06-2022

Croatian Film Industry to Receive Half Million EUR from Streaming Platforms in 2022

ZAGREB: Croatian audiovisual sector is expected to get over 665,500 EUR / 5 m HRK from international streaming platforms through the Croatian Electronic Media Act, which came into effect in…
14-06-2022

FESTIVALS: My Sunny Maad Wins Animafest 2022

ZAGREB: The Grand Prix of the World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2022 (6-11 June 2022) went to the Czech/French/Slovak coproduction My Sunny Maad by Michaela Pavlátová.
14-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Emilija Gašić Shoots Debut Feature 78 Days

BELGRADE: Young Serbian director Emilija Gašić, who has recently graduated form the New York University Tisch School of the Arts, commenced shooting her debut feature 78 Days / 78 dana…
14-06-2022

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Eastern Promises Announces Selected Projects

KARLOVY VARY: A total of 35 projects have been selected for the Eastern Promises industry platform of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, whose 56th edition will take place 1-9…
14-06-2022

Sofia Meetings 2022 Announces Awards

SOFIA: The 19th edition of Sofia Meetings, which took place as an exception this year on 6-12 June 2022, announced its awards. From the total number of eight awards, five…
14-06-2022

Radu Jude Releases Six of His New Short Films in Romanian Cinemas

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed and active Romanian director Radu Jude will release some of his most recent short films in domestic cinemas under the title Almanac Cinema: Six Short Films /…
14-06-2022

US Streaming Service Disney+ to Launch in FNE Partner Countries

WARSAW: Disney+ will launch in a number of countries on 14 June 2022, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland,…
14-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Clara Sola Wins 2022 Philosophical Film Festival in Skopje

SKOPJE: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén’s debut feature Clara Sola, a coproduction between Sweden, Costa Rica, Belgium, Germany and the United States, won the Golden Owl Award for Best Feature Film at…
13-06-2022

FESTIVALS: TIFF to Launch 2,000 EUR Best Documentary Prize

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ten titles have been selected for the What’s Up, Doc? documentary competition programme, which will award for the first time a prize for Best Documentary. The 21st Transilvania IFF…
13-06-2022

Cinelink Industry Days Co-Production Market and Drama Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Nine projects were selected for the CineLink Co-production Market and seven for the CineLink Drama at the upcoming edition of CineLink Industry Days within the Sarajevo Film Festival (12-19…
12-06-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Executive Director of RGDA, Andreea Medvedovici Per

BUCHAREST: FNE spoke to Andreea Medvedovici Per, executive director of the Romanian Game Developers Association, about RGDA's current activities, as well as the state of the Romanian game development industry.
10-06-2022

GRANTS: Serbia’s Autonomous Province of Vojvodina Announces Production Grants

NOVI SAD: Approximately 400,000 EUR / 47.4 m RSD have been distributed as production grants by the Provincial Government of Vojvodina through the Provincial Secretariat for Culture, Public Information and…
10-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Sead Šabotić Wraps Filming Long Doc Once Upon a Family

PODGORICA: Montenegrin writer/director Sead Šabotić has finished shooting on his long documentary Once upon a Family / Porodica na određeno vrijeme, which is supported by the Film Centre of Montenegro.
10-06-2022

FNE Podcast: Giorgi Javakhishvili: Municipal Cinemas in Georgia

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke with Giorgi Javakhishvili, a Georgian film researcher, founder and co-editor of Georgian online magazine CinExpress, about the challenges and problems of Georgian…
10-06-2022