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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: CineLink Drama Showcases Hungarian Series The Grand Trial

SARAJEVO: Iván Szabó, the writer behind Land of Storms (2014), which premiered at the Berlinale and competed for the Heart of Sarajevo, returns to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present…

FNE Readers Survey 2021

We know you are a busy decision maker. That is why you read FNE. We kindly ask you to help us out by taking 2 minutes to answer the following…

Cultural Organisations Support Estonian Filmmakers’ Need for Future Film City

TALLINN: Numerous cultural organisations have joined the statement of the Estonian Filmmakers Association stressing the need for the Film City – Tallinn Film Wonderland, which has received a building permit,…

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Jonáš Karásek Prepares to Start Shooting Action Comedy Invalid

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Jonáš Karásek is finishing preproduction on Invalid, an action comedy supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. The shooting is due to start on 10 September 2021.

Alief Picks Up Lithuanian/Czech Coproduction Runner

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction Runner by Andrius Blaževičius has been acquired by the London-based sales agent Alief. The sophomore feature by Blaževičius is running in the East of the West…

GRANTS: Georgia's GNFC Announces Short Fiction Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 184,001 EUR / 683,604 GEL for the production of 10 short fiction films to be directed by Levan Nakashidze, Giorgi Tavartkiladze, Tedo Dolidze,…

FNE at KVIFF 2021: Eastern Promises Announces Winners

KARLOVY VARY: Eastern Promises, the industry section of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, has announced its winners. The 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF will take place 20-28…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Crime, Culture, and Identity Meet in Two CineLink Drama Projects

SARAJEVO: CineLink Drama, which is running 14-19 August 2021 under the umbrella of the Sarajevo Film Festival, brings two teams of newcomers into its selection. Mario Kozina and Maja Pek-Brünjes…

FESTIVALS: COVID Postpones Georgian Festival Svaneti IFF 2021

MESTIA: The first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival has been postponed after the worsening COVID situation forced Georgian government to ban all festivals, sports events and mass events…