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…
24-08-2021

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…
23-08-2021

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…
23-08-2021

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…
23-08-2021

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…
23-08-2021

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…
20-08-2021

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…
20-08-2021

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…
20-08-2021

FESTIVALS: Makedox 2021 Ready to Kick Off in Four Physical Locations

SKOPJE: More than 70 documentary films in five competition programmes will be screened at the 12th Festival for Creative Documentary Film MakeDox, which kicked off in Skopje on 16 August…
20-08-2021

FESTIVALS: Central European Film Festival Timisoara 2021 Announces Lineup

TIMISOARA: The Competition programme is back in the selection of the 5th edition of the Central European Film Festival Timisoara, after a pause in 2020. Six feature films are competing…
20-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Peter Bratuša Starts Shooting Sequel to Slovenian Hit Gaja’s World

LJUBLJANA: Peter Bratuša has started shooting Gaja’s World 2 / Gajin svet 2, the sequel to the well-received romantic teen adventure comedy and Slovenian 2018 box-office hit. The 27-days shooting…
19-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Documentary Gems of CineLink Selection

SARAJEVO: Fourteen documentary projects from FNE partner countries were selected for three programmes within the CineLink Industry Days: CineLink Work in Progress, Docu Rough Cut Boutique and Docu Talents from…
19-08-2021

Polish Days 2021 Announces Winners

WROCLAW: Polish Days, the most important industry event of the New Horizons IFF, which took place 15-17 August 2021, has announced its winners.
19-08-2021

Film Spring Open Workshop 2021 Opens Submissions

KRAKOW: The Film Spring Open Workshop is launching the call for applications for its 16th edition. This practical audiovisual workshop based on new technologies and tools will take place in…
19-08-2021

Sundance and Berlinale Will Select New Films at 2021 dok.incubator

OLOMOUC: Festival selectors from Sundance, Berlinale, Tribeca, IDFA and CPH:DOX will participate in the 10th edition of the dok.incubator workshop, set to take place 21-29 August 2021.
19-08-2021

FIPRESCI Votes Nomadland Best Film of 2021

BERLIN: The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has voted Chloé Zhao's Oscar winner Nomadland as the best film of 2021. The FIPRESCI Grand Prix will be handed out on…
19-08-2021

BOX OFFICE: Three Czech Films Top Local BO Chart

PRAGUE: Five domestic films were in Czech Republic's top ten in the week 9-15 August 2021, of which three topped the chart. An unusual film jam awaited the reopened cinemas,…
18-08-2021

FNE Innovation: Cabirya: First European Cinema Multi-Platform Search Engine

Film New Europe continues to invite leaders of innovative AV projects to share their projects directly with its readers. Today, our guests are Marco Moretti and Antonio Emmanouilidis, who write…
18-08-2021

Beta Film Acquires Croatian Crime Series The Silence

DUBROVNIK: German Beta Film has picked up international distribution rights to the crime series The Silence directed by Dalibor Matanic and produced by the Croatian company Drugi Plan. The series…
18-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Bojan Vuletić’s The Family Swoops Most Awards for TV Series

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo Film Festival has awarded best regional TV series for the first time ever. Most of the awards went to the Serbian series The Family, created and directed…
18-08-2021