GRANTS: Film Centre of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 798,000 EUR as production grants to feature films, films in production, minority coproductions, animated films and documentaries.

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi IDFF 2021 Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 9th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2021 Announces Guests and Juries

PRAGUE: Michael Caine, Ethan Hawke, Johnny Depp, and Jan Sverak will be honoured at the 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF, taking place 20 – 28 August 2021.

PRODUCTION: Tonislav Hristov Wraps Fiction Debut The Good Driver

SOFIA: The acclaimed documentary director Tonislav Hristov completed the Helsinki shooting of his fiction debut The Good Driver on 6 August 2021. The film is a coproduction between Finland’s Making…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Everything That Is Wrong with You

SARAJEVO: Urša Menart, whose debut feature My Last Year as A Loser was a great success in Slovenia, winning Best Film and Best Screenplay Awards at the national film festival,…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Lunatic

SARAJEVO: Igor Šterk, the prominent Slovenian director whose latest film Come Along (A.A.C. Productions, 2016) premiered at CineKid in Amsterdam, is presenting his sixth feature film project Lunatic at Sarajevo…

Patra Spanou Film Picks Up Romanian Blue Moon

BUCHAREST: Alina Grigore’s debut feature Blue Moon / Crai nou has been acquired by Patra Spanou Film ahead of its world premiere in the main competition of the San Sebastian…

PRODUCTION: Levan Koguashvili in Postproduction with Documentary Georgian Pandemic

TBILISI: The Georgian director Levan Koguashvili has begun postproduction on the feature documentary Georgian Pandemic, which he shot from April 2020 to January 2021 in Georgia.

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Gambit

SARAJEVO: Konstantin Bojanov, the Bulgarian writer/director whose first feature film Avé (2011) premiered at the Critics' Week in Cannes, and whose second feature Light Thereafter (2017) premiered in competition at…

Kids Kino Industry Launches LINK

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals are launching Producers LINK, a newly established programme for emerging producers of children’s content.

PRODUCTION: Andrei Tănase Shoots Romanian/French/Greek Tiger

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Andrei Tănase is currently shooting his debut feature Tiger, a Romanian/French/Greek coproduction involving a real tiger.

Australia Picks Up Czech Miniseries Rats

PRAGUE: The Australian TV broadcaster SBS has acquired AVOD rights for the TV mini series Rats, a Czech crime thriller from creator/writer Miro Sifra, directed by Viktor Taus and Matej…

PRODUCTION: German Television Series Sisi Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The German film production company Story House Pictures GmbH is shooting the television series Sisi in Lithuania. The local production company is UAB Nordic Productions. The company also worked…

Connecting Cottbus WIP Calls for Projects

COTTBUS: The 23rd edition of the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus, which will be held this year 3-5 November as a hybrid event, is accepting projects in production or post-production…

FNE at Sarajevo FF 2021: CineLink Industry Days Announces CineLink Work-in-Progress Lineup

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo Film Festival's industry section has announced the 10 projects in post-production that will be presented as part of the CineLink Work-in-Progress.

GRANTS: Film Fund of Bosnia and Herzegovina Announces Grants for 2021

SARAJEVO: The Bosnia and Herzegovina Film Fund has awarded grants for nine feature films in the amount of 376,311 EUR / 736,000 KM and four feature documentaries in the amount…

FNE at TIFF 2021: Russian/Polish/Belgian The Whaler Boy Wins 20th Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The Whaler Boy, a coproduction between Russia, Poland and Belgium directed by Philipp Yuryev, received the Transilvania Trophy at the 20th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF)…

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2021: Gdynia Film Festival Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: Sixteen films have qualified for the Main Competition of the 46th Polish Film Festival to compete for the Golden and Silver Lions. They include 6 full-length directing debuts and…

FNE at New Horizons IFF 2021: 21st New Horizons Announces Polish Days Lineup

WROCŁAW: A showcase of Polish productions will take place 15-17 August 2021 at the 21st New Horizons IFF.

GRANTS: Romania Announces First Grants in 2021

BUCHAREST: New feature film projects by Cristian Mungiu, Radu Jude, Adina Pintilie and Ivana Mladenovic received production support from the Romanian Film Centre (CNC) at its first grants in 2021.…