FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Leave No Traces to Represent Poland in Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński is Poland’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…

PRODUCTION: Filming on Second Season of Serbian Series Besa Wraps in Estonia

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian crime drama series Besa directed by Igor Stoimenov, Nikola Ljuca, Milan Todorović and Maša Nešković finished filming its second season in Estonia, after Montenegro and Serbia,…

FNE at Venice 2021: FNE TV: Pascal Diot, Head of the Venice Production Bridge

VENICE: FNE asked Pascal Diot how the Venice Production Bridge has managed to continue its work during the COVID pandemic and what changes he expects to see in the film…
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Polish/French/Czech Leave No Traces Sold to Benelux, Lithuania and France

VENICE: The Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces / Żeby nie było śladów by Jan P. Matuszyński has been sold by New Europe Film Sales to Benelux, Lithuania and France. The…

FESTIVALS: Submit Your Project to Baltic Event Co-Production Market

TALLINN: Feature films in development can apply for the 2021 edition of Baltic Event Co-Production Market, which will be held within the 25th Black Nights Film Festival from 19 to…

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave 2021 Announces Selected Projects

BATUMI: Ten projects have been selected for the Industry Platform Alternative Wave, which will be held in the framework of the Batumi International Art House Film Festival from 20 to…

PRODUCTION: Filming of War Drama Pula Starts in Croatia

PULA: Final preparations are ongoing for the filming of Pula, the debut feature of renowned Croatian documentarist Andrej Korovljev produced by Kinematograf. The filming is set to start in mid-September…

Films Boutique Picks Up Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian 107 Mothers

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers by the acclaimed Slovak director Peter Kerekes has been acquired by Films Boutique. The film will compete in the Orizzonti section of the 78th…

Ten Georgian Producers Selected for Platino Industria Forum in Madrid

TBILISI: Ten Georgian producers will participate in the first part of the Georgian/Spanish project Spain-Georgia B2B In Film Industry, organised by the Georgian National Film Center and Entidad de Gestión…

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Bad Blood Tops Domestic BO by a Landslide

BELGRADE: The Serbian feature film Bad Blood / Nečista krv – Greh predaka by Milutin Petrović has topped the domestic box office during its opening weekend, with 16,958 admissions and…

KVIFF Winner As Far As I Can Walk Keeps Moving

BELGRADE: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović by Stefan Arsenijević is looking forward to more festivals and sales after winning five awards at the the 55th Karlovy…

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR 2021: Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła: Head of Programming at Krakow Film Festival

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Barbara Orlicz-Szczypuła, head of programming at Krakow Film Festival. One year after the 2020 festival edition had to go online Krakow FF became one…

PRODUCTION: Italian/Czech Coproduction Terezín Starts Filming in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The Italian/Czech coproduction Terezín by Gabriele Guidi, coproduced by Three Brothers Production, started shooting in Prague on 30 August 2021. The production is supported by the Prague Film Fund.

GRANTS: Polish Film Institute Gives Production Support to Nine Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute has distributed over 4.2 m EUR / 19 m PLN for the production of nine feature films. Among them are new films by Jacek Bromski,…

PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Pjer Žalica Begins Shooting May Labour Day

SARAJEVO: The acclaimed Bosnian director Pjer Žalica has started shooting his fourth feature film May Labour Day, a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.

BOX OFFICE: New Comedy/Drama from Kinga Dębska Tops Polish BO

WARSAW: Kinga Dębska's Back Then / Zupa nic had the best opening for a domestic title in 2021 with 48,889 admissions. The prequel to Dębska's critically acclaimed comedy/drama These Daughters…

PRODUCTION: Nenad Milošević in Production with Serbian/Bosnian Before the Noise

BELGRADE: The Serbian director Nenad Milošević is currently in production with his second film, the documentary/fiction hybrid Before the Noise / Pred buku. This Serbian/Bosnian coproduction is narrated by the…

FESTIVALS: Radiograph of a Family Wins 2021 Makedox

SKOPJE: The Norwegian/Iranian/Swiss documentary Radiograph of a Family directed by Iranian filmmaker Firouzeh Khosrovani won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 12th edition of …

FESTIVALS: Animattikon 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Cyprus In Person and Online

PAPHOS: The 4th edition of the Animattikon International Animation Festival in Paphos will take place 6-12 September 2021 both in person and online, but most of the physical activities will…

FNE at KVIFF 2021: Prize Winners: As Far As I Can Walk

KARLOVY VARY: As Far as I Can Walk / Strahinja Banović (Serbia, France, Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Lithuania) directed by Stefan Arsenijević won the Crystal Globe Grand Prix, also scooping the prizes…
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