Levan Koguashvili’s Brighton 4th Wins Three Jury Awards at Tribeca FF

TBILISI: The Georgian majority coproduction Brighton 4th by Levan Koguashvili won best film, best actor (Levan Tediashvili) and best script awards at the 20th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival…
21-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Debut Feature Heights and Depths Halfway Through Shooting

BUDAPEST: The first part of the shooting of Heights and Depths / Magasságok és mélységek has been completed. Sándor Csoma's debut feature is about recovering from mourning and is based…
21-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Anna Hints in Postproduction with Estonian/French/Islandic Doc on Womanhood

TALLINN: Smoke Sauna Sisterhood, the first long documentary by Anna Hints, is currently in the editing phase. This Estonian/French/Icelandic coproduction has recently received production support from the Sundance Institute Documentary…
21-06-2021

FESTIVALS: Downstream to Kinshasa Wins ZagrebDox 2021

ZAGREB: Downstream to Kinshasa by Dieudo Hamadi received the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, which was held physically…
21-06-2021

Montenegrin Films I Was 10 and Rainbow Achieve Success Abroad

PODGORICA: The long documentary I Was 10 by Velibor Covic and the short fiction film Rainbow by Aleksandar Vujovic are gaining recognition abroad, although very few feature films were completed…
21-06-2021

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…
18-06-2021

Jana Karaivanova Dismissed As Director of Bulgarian National Film Center

SOFIA: The Caretaker Bulgarian Minister of Culture Velislav Minekov dismissed Jana Karaivanova from her post of executive director of the Bulgarian National Film Center on 17 June 2021. The name…
18-06-2021

Association of Film Festivals Formed in Serbia

BELGRADE: The Association of Film Festivals of Serbia / Asocijacija filmskih festivala Srbija (AFIFS) was founded in Belgrade with support from Film Center Serbia, and at the moment it includes…
18-06-2021

Paprika Studios Announces 3rd Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s Paprika Studios opens the call for submissions for the 3rd edition of the Hypewriter Original TV Series Pitch Forum, which will take place on 30 August 2021, during…
18-06-2021

More Cinemas Reopen as North Macedonia Lifts Curfew and Eases Restrictions

SKOPJE: Cinema Milenium in Skopje is reopening its doors on 17 June 2021 after being closed for six months. This decision comes while the country has been registering the lowest…
17-06-2021

New Cineplexx Cinema Opens in Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: Cineplexx International opens its doors in Sarajevo on 17 June 2021 and will be one of the venues of the Sarajevo Film Festival starting this year.
17-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Short Films Competition and Cinéfondation

CANNES: A Macedonian film has entered the Cannes Short Films Competition for the first time, while films from Romania, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic are in the Cinéfondation selection.
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GRANTS: Croatia Announces Additional Production Support to Feature Films Affected by Pandemic

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) announced on 15 June 2021 additional support to four feature films and two short films whose production has been affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
16-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Maria Sadowska Shoots Romantic Comedy Commissioned by Polsat Group

WARSAW: Polish director Maria Sadowska is currently shooting her new romantic comedy Love on the Front Page / Miłość na pierwszą stronę, which was commissioned by Polsat Group and is…
16-06-2021

FNE Country Partners: Cinemas Open?

FNE continues to report about the critical conditions of cinemas in the region.
16-06-2021

Third Installment of Cult Classic by Tomáš Vorel Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

PRAGUE: Director Tomáš Vorel is ready to conclude his trilogy that started more than 20 years ago with Out of the City / Cesta z města (2000, Vorelfilm). The Way…
15-06-2021

GRANTS: Croatia Announces Production and Development Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 2.1 m EUR / 15.8 m HRK for the production of 20 feature, documentary and animation films. A total of 247,000 EUR / 1.9…
15-06-2021

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants in Five Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia distributed approximately 2 m EUR / 240.7 m RSD at its latest call for production grants.
15-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Writer/Director Maciej Kawalski Shoots Dangerous Gentlemen

ZAKOPANE: Writer/director Maciej Kawalski is currently shooting his debut feature Dangerous Gentlemen, a costume crime drama starring Tomasz Kot, Marcin Dorociński, Andrzej Seweryn and Wojciech Mecwaldowski.
15-06-2021