OBITUARY: Aleksandre (Sasha) Rekhviashvili

TBILISI: Georgian classic film director, cinematographer and writer Aleksandre (Sasha) Rekhviahsvili died on 10 December 2020 at the age of 82. The premiere of his last film, the documentary Reviving…
11-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Magnesia

GDYNIA: Maciej Bochniak’s Magnesia, which is a combination of detective story, comedy and western, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 –…
11-12-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Her Mothers: Asia Dér, Sara Haragonics

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Hungarian documentary makers Asia Dér, Sara Haragonics, who speak about their…
11-12-2020

GRANTS: Georgia Gives 12 Feature Film Development Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 45,000 EUR / 180,000 GEL for the development of 12 full-length feature film films to be directed by Marine Gulbiani, Papuna Mosidze, Sandro…
10-12-2020

Cinema Meeting Point on Demand Begins Distribution in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The Cinema Meeting Point on Demand platform, which bowed at the 2020 Sarajevo Film Festival, has been launched as an online distribution platform. The platform is a venture of…
10-12-2020

Belgrade’s Firefly Announces Three International TV Coproductions

BELGRADE: Belgrade-based Firefly Productions has announced it is developing internationally coproduced TV productions.
10-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak/Polish Word in Production

BRATISLAVA: Word / Slovo, a Czech/Slovak/Polish drama set in the late 1960´s, is midway through production, which started in August 2020 and will finish in early 2021. The film is…
09-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Sweat

GDYNIA: The new drama from Magnus von Horn, Sweat, a Polish/Swedish coproduction, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December…
09-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: Amateurs

GDYNIA: Amateurs, the feature debut from Iwona Siekierzyńska, screens in the main competition of the Gdynia Polish Film Festival, taking place online 8 – 12 December 2020.
09-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: 25 Years of Innocence

WARSAW: Jan Holoubek's drama 25 Years of Innocence / 25 lat niewinności, following the real tragic story of Tomasz Komenda, a man who served 18 years in prison and was…
08-12-2020

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2020: The Champion

GDYNIA: Maciej Barczewski's biopic The Champion / Mistrz, about Tadeusz „Teddy” Pietrzykowski, a boxer who won the title of the champion of the German concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, screens in the…
08-12-2020

dok.incubator Calls for Applications

PRAGUE: Long documentaries in the rough-cut stage are eligible to apply for the dok.incubator workshop 2021 until 27 January 2021.
08-12-2020

FESTIVALS: France Takes Top Prizes at Estonia’s Just Film Kids Fest

TALLINN: Two French films won the top awards at the 2020 Just Film festival of children's films, which was held under the banner of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.…
08-12-2020

GRANTS: Poland Supports Eight Feature Films

WARSAW: The Polish Film Institute supported eight feature film productions with over 23.6 m PLN / 5.2 m EUR during the third and last session of funding in 2020.
07-12-2020

GRANTS: BiH Republic of Srpska Announces Grants

BANJA LUKA: The Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Srpska has announced the recipients of its grants for film projects. Srpska is one of the two entities…
07-12-2020

FNE at Golden Rhyton 2020: Bulgarian Doc and Animated Film Fest Goes Online

SOFIA: The 25th edition of the national film festival for documentaries and animated films Golden Rhyton, initially scheduled as a physical event (27 November - 3 December 2020) in the…
07-12-2020

FESTIVALS: Serbia Takes Audience Award at Slovenia’s Animateka Fest 2020

LJUBLJANA: The Serbian short film Mud Chronicles by Vuk Palibrk won the ;DASF Audience Award and a prize of 1,000 EUR at the awards ceremony of the 17th edition of…
07-12-2020

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Completes Hungarian/Italian/French/Dutch The Story of My Wife

BUDAPEST: The Berlinale winning director Ildikó Enyedi is finishing post-production on her first English language feature, The Story of My Wife / A feleségem története, after delays caused by the…
04-12-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Wolves at the Borders: Martin Pav

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Czech documentary maker Martin Pav, who speaks about his documentary Wolves…
04-12-2020

FESTIVALS: Georgian Ia Wins TIFF 2020 Georgian-Baltic Bridge

TBILISI: The 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online form on 30 November 2020 and runs through 20 December, awarded financial prizes to three…
04-12-2020