GRANTS: Two Debut Features and Three Short Film Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: Two debut features and three shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund with 360 000 EUR going to debut projects and 88 000 EUR going to two…
02-06-2022

Latvian Historical Drama January Picked Up by The Yellow Affair

RIGA: Latvian director's Viesturs Kairišs latest work, the autobiographical history drama January, has been acquired by the international sales company The Yellow Affair.
02-06-2022

Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby In Malta for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon

MALTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby have been spotted in Malta recently. The international stars are in Malta for the filming of Ridley Scott’s historical biopic Napoleon.
02-06-2022

TV+ Sci-fi Series Foundation Season 2 Finds Different Worlds in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Foundation, the Apple TV+ sci-fi series based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov has discovered new and different worlds for its second season, which is shooting in…
02-06-2022

Festival Brings European Film to Cyprus

CYPRUS: The European Film Festival in Cyprus, which runs from 7 June to 1 July 2022, will screen 17 independent films from around Europe in Nicosia. The programme features films…
02-06-2022

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Karlovy Vary FF Announces Competition Lineup

PRAGUE: The 56th Karlovy Vary IFF, which takes place this year from 1 to 9 July 2022, has announced its competition lineup as it returns to its traditional beginning of…
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FNE Film Meets Games: Premiere of Slovak Animated Film Yourland Spawns New Game

BRATISLAVA: A few days before the premiere of the long-awaited animated film Yourland / Tvoja zem by Peter Budinský (previous title Heart of a Tower), Nohavmede studio introduced a new…
01-06-2022

New Film Festival Exploring Sexuality Launches In Croatia

ZAGREB: The first edition of the Cherry Pop Film Festival, a new festival dedicated to exploring topics of sexuality in all its forms and manifestations, will take place 2-4 June…
01-06-2022

PRODUCTION: Isa Qosja’s Montenegrin Coproduction The Stork

PODGORICA: Director Isa Qosja is in post-production on The Stork / Roda, a Montenegrin/Kosovan/Macedonian/Albanian coproduction.
01-06-2022

FNE Market Analysis 2021: SLOVAKIA

BRATISLAVA: In 2021, Slovakia was significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for the second year. Although production fully restarted in the summer months, thanks to the stabilisation of measures and…
01-06-2022

Zsa Zsa Gabor Museum Opens in Budapest

BUDAPEST: A museum has opened in Budapest dedicated to Hungary’s most famous film star Zsa Zsa Gabor, who died in 2016. The museum was opened by her widower Frederic Prinz…
31-05-2022

Bosnian Director Bahrudin Cengic’s Classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker Scores Restoration Grant

LJUBLJANA: The 1972 Yugoslav classic Life Of a Shock Force Worker directed by Bosnian Bahrudin Čengić has received a 50 000 EUR restoration grant from the Association des Cinematheques Europeennes…
31-05-2022

Ex Oriente Film Announces Documentary Projects Selected for 2022

PRAGUE: The Prague based Institute of Documentary Film has announced the 12 documentary projects that have been selected for the 20th edition of the Ex Oriente Film workshop. The workshop's…
31-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Cannes Prize Winners

CANNES: The 75th Cannes Film Festival held 17-28 May 2019 awarded its top prize to Triangle of Sadness (Sweden, France, UK, Germany) directed by Ruben Östlund. The Polish/Italian coproduction EO…
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FNE at Cannes 2022: See How the Critics Rated Films

FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Cannes Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Un Certain Regard, Directors' Fortnight and Critics Week, giving the…
30-05-2022

Kaha Sikharulidze Appointed New Head of Georgian National Film Centre (GNFC)

TBILISI: Kaha Sikharulidze, the First Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, will be taking over as director of the Georgian National Film Centre. Maya Tchilashvili will maintain her position…
30-05-2022

FNE at Krakow FF 2022: In Person KFF Industry Returns

KRAKOW: The first in person edition of KFF Industry since 2019 kicks off today, 30 May 2022, after two years of online and hybrid editions. KFF Industry is an accompanying…
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PRODUCTION: Netflix Paradise Filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The biggest project in Lithuania so far this year, the Netflix feature film Paradise, is currently being filmed in the Lithuanian capital city Vilnius.
30-05-2022

GRANTS: Eleven Animated Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: One animated feature and 10 animated shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund in the combined call for both development and production with the total amount of…
27-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: RIGA IFF Responds to “Cultural Colonisation” in Film Media

CANNES: The Riga International Film Festival has responded to what they are calling “cultural colonisation” of film media during the Cannes Film Festival.
27-05-2022