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…
06-09-2021

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,…
03-09-2021

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…
03-09-2021

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…
03-09-2021

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…
03-09-2021

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…
02-09-2021

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…
02-09-2021

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…
02-09-2021

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…
01-09-2021

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…
01-09-2021

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…
01-09-2021

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.
01-09-2021

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,…
01-09-2021

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.
31-08-2021

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…
31-08-2021

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…
31-08-2021

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 …
31-08-2021

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…
31-08-2021

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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