FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Lithuania Selects Nova Lituania as Oscar Bid

VILNIUS: The historical drama Nova Lituania, the debut feature by Karolis Kaupinis, is Lithuania's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international…
18-11-2020

FNE at 2020 Latvian National Film Awards: Blizzard of Souls Leads with Six Awards

RIGA: The historical coming of age drama Blizzard of Souls / Dvēseļu putenis directed by Dzintars Dreibergs, produced by Kultfilma, received the highest number of Latvian National Film Awards (Lielais…
17-11-2020

British Action Thriller Jet Ski Shoots in Malta

VALLETTA: The British production Jet Ski directed by James Nunn is close to wrapping its November 2020 shoot in Malta.
17-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: North Macedonia Selects Willow as Oscar Candidate

SKOPJE: Academy Award nominee Milcho Manchevski’s Willow / Vrba is the candidate of North Macedonia for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international…
17-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Montenegro Selects Breasts as Oscar Bid

PODGORICA: The family drama Breasts / Grudi directed by Marija Perović will represent Montenegro at the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awards in the best international feature…
17-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Oasis Wins Zagreb Film Festival 2020

ZAGREB: Oasis directed by Ivan Ikić, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and France, won Best Film Award at the Zagreb Film Festival, which concluded on…
17-11-2020

OBITUARY: Slovenian Distributor Janko Čretnik

LJUBLJANA: One of the most respected and influential Slovenian distributors Janko Čretnik died on 13 November 2020 at the age of 63.
16-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Ukrainian/Latvian/German/Qatari Coproduction This Rain Will Never Stop Wraps Postproduction

RIGA: The award-winning Ukrainian director Alina Gorlova’s third feature documentary This Rain Will Never Stop completed postproduction ahead of its world premiere in the IDFA First Appearance Competition. The film…
16-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Seanema Film Festival 2020 Continues Post-Festival Activities

PODGORICA: The 2020 edition of the 6th Seanema film festival will distribute the short documentary Solcinj, made by its third year group of Young Film Producers, in early December.
16-11-2020

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Charlatan

TORUŃ: Polish director Agnieszka Holland’s Czech/Irish/Polish/Slovak coproduction Charlatan screens in competition at the 28th EnergaCAMERIMAGE FF, running 14 – 22 November 2020. Holland has also been nominated in the Best…
16-11-2020

Kids Kino Lab Scholarship Deadline

WARSAW: Kids Kino Lab is accepting applications from young producers, writers and script consultants interested in making films for children. The deadline for the scholarship programme is 24 November 2020.
16-11-2020

European Organsations Support Slovenian Film Community Over Blocked Government Funding

WARSAW: Nine leading European and international film organisations have issued a statement in support of the Slovenian film community over the government’s blockage of funding.
13-11-2020

Serbian Feature Weekend With Pop Tops Local Box Office

BELGRADE: The premiere of the Serbian comedy Weekend With Pop / Vikend sa ćaletom, scripted and directed by Miroslav Momčilović and supported by Film Center Serbia, soared to the top…
13-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcasts: True Story Interviews: Documentary Maker: Maxim Shved

This week True Story, a collaborative project between Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Maxim Shved, who speaks about his documentary Pure…
13-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: Latvian Director Matīss Kaža in Postproduction with Neon Spring

RIGA: Latvian director Matīss Kaža is in postproduction with his third fiction feature Neon Spring / Neona pavasaris produced by Dace Siatkovska and Kaža at Deep Sea Studios. The film…
13-11-2020

Montenegrin Cinematheque Reopens in New Location

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin Cinematheque and Music Centre of Montenegro officially moved to their new building after two decades, with an opening ceremony taking place on 3 November 2020. Due to…
13-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Snake Gas in Preproduction

BRATISLAVA: The Czech/Slovak adventure drama Snake Gas / Hadí plyn directed by David Jařab is moving into preproduction. Arina Film production is the Slovak coproducer.
13-11-2020

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Camerimage Launches Streaming Platform

TORUN: The 2020 edition of EnergaCAMERIMAGE, has announced the launch of its first streaming platform online.energacamerimage.pl, which begins offering online booking on 13 November 2020.
13-11-2020

Hungary Closes Cinemas

BUDAPEST: New restrictive measures came into force on 11 November 2020 in Hungary. This is the second time in 2020 that the Hungarian film theatres had to close because of…
12-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Debut Wraps Shooting

BUDAPEST: Fanni Szilagyi completed the production of her first feature film at the end of October. Ice Cream Could Be Dangerous / Veszélyes lehet a fagyi is a magic realist…
12-11-2020