FNE at KVIFF 2021: EFP Future Frames

FNE spoke to nine European film school students and recent graduates to find out what they think about the future of European film.
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Kids Kino Lab Opens Call for Projects

WARSAW: European scriptwriters and producers who are interested in developing films or series (live action, animation or documentary) for kids and youth can apply to the international script development workshop…

BOX OFFICE: TVN Production Black Sheep Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Polish comedy Black Sheep directed by Alek Pietrzak, produced by TVN and distributed by NEXT FILM, has shot to number one at the Polish box office with over 100,000…

NEM Dubrovnik 2021 Will Focus on Streaming Services

DUBROVNIK: NEM Dubrovnik 2021, which will be held 6-9 September, will focus heavily on the streaming business through a series of events that will bring together representatives of European TV…

FESTIVALS: The 7 Bucharest International Dance FF Announces Lineup

BUCHAREST: A total of 28 titles from 14 countries are competing in the International Competition of the 7 edition of the Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (1-5 September 2021), a…

One World 2022 Opens Call for Submissions

PRAGUE: Submissions for the 24th edition of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival are now open. The festival will take place from 21 March to 3 April…

The Croatian Film Day Celebrates Its 30 Edition

ZAGREB: The Croatian Film Day will celebrate its 30 edition with 76 new domestic films at the Tuškanac cinema in Zagreb from 12 to 16 September 2021.

PRODUCTION: Alice Nellis Starts Shooting Buko

PRAGUE: Czech writer/director Alice Nellis started shooting her ninth feature film Buko in Central Bohemia on 19 August 2021. The director calls the film "a spiritual road movie" as it…

Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for European Film Awards Feature and Documentary Competitions

BERLIN: Sixteen feature films and three documentaries from FNE partner countries have been included in part one of the Feature Film Selection and Documentary Film Selection, respectively, for the European…

The 25 Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries to Take Place in Person and Online

RIGA: The 25 Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries will run in Riga and online from 1st to 12 September 2021. Eighteen film projects from 17 countries will be presented at…

Tim Burton Series Wednesday to Shoot in Romania for Six Months

BUCHAREST: Netflix series Wednesday, directed by Tim Burton and starring Jenna Ortega, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Luis Guzmán, will shoot in Romania for six months, serviced by Icon Films, according to…

Introduction of COVID-19 Certificates See Admissions Drop in Estonia

TALLINN: Admissions in Estonia have sharply dropped since the COVID-19 certificates were introduced in the second week of August 2021.

FESTIVALS: The 56 Film Encounters Festival in Niš Presents Four National Premieres

BELGRADE: The 56 edition of the Film Encounters Festival / Filmski susreti is currently running in the city of Niš from 21 to 27 August 2021. The oldest feature film…

Bulgarian National Film Centre Restarts Stalled Funding

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Centre (BNFC) has announced it will launch calls for funding which have been stalled since the beginning of the year. Calls for all types of…

French/Serbian/German Doc Landscapes of Resistance Gets USA Digital Distribution

BELGRADE: New York-based distribution company Grasshopper has acquired USA non-theatrical and digital distributions rights for Marta Poivoda’s long documentary Landcapes of Resistance / Pejzaži otpora. The French/Serbian/German coproduction was awarded…

FESTIVALS: Theo and the Metamorphosis Wins the 21 New Horizons IFF

WROCLAW: French/Swiss drama Theo and Metamorphosis by Damien Odoul has been awarded the Grand Prix of the 21 New Horizons International Film Festival, whose physical edition wrapped in Wrocław on…

FESTIVALS: The 16th Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2020 Announces Lineup

PIEŠŤANY: Eight feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 16th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place…

Afghan Director Sahraa Karimi Rescued by Slovak Producer Wanda Adamík Hrycova and Ukrainian Government

BRATISLAVA: Slovak producer Wanda Adamík Hrycová, the President of the Slovak Film and Television Academy, managed to get the Afghan filmmaker Sahraa Karimi to safety thanks to the help of…

FESTIVALS: Great Freedom Wins Sarajevo Film Festival 2021

SARAJEVO: The Austrian/German coproduction Great Freedom / Grosse Freiheit by Sebastian Meise has received the Heart of Sarajevo for Best Feature Film at the 27th edition of the Sarajevo Film…

FESTIVALS: Astra Film Festival 2021 Announces Lineup

SIBIU: Eight long documentaries have been selected for the Emerging Voices of Documentary competition of the 28th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival - Astra Film Festival, which will…