FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Acasa, My Home: Radu Ciorniciuc

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Romanian documentary maker Radu Ciorniciuc, who speaks about his observational documentary…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Radu Muntean In Postproduction with New Feature Film

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian director Radu Muntean is currently in postproduction with his seventh feature film Întregalde, which he shot 6 November - 7 December 2020. This independent project is…

FESTIVALS: Twelve Films Compete at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: Twelve films from across the CEE, Baltic and Balkan region will screen in the feature film competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January…

MIDPOINT Intensive SK 2021 Calls for Applications

BRATISLAVA: The three-day script development workshop MIDPOINT Intensive SK is accepting applications through 11 February 2021. The workshop will take place 30 March to 1 April within the Industry Days…

Director of collective Alexander Nanau Refuses Romanian National Honour

BUCHAREST: Internationally acclaimed documentary director Alexander Nanau has turned down the “Cultural Merit” medal from Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on the occasion of Romania’s Day of National Culture celebrated on…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Vietnamese Coproduction Wraps Hungarian Shoot

BUDAPEST: Dóra Szűcs's second film, Budapest, Where the Love Starts / Budapest, ahol a szerelem kezdődik finished shooting in Hungary, before moving to Vietnam to continue filming. „This is the…

Reel 2 Reel Films to Release Danny. Legend. God.

SOFIA: UK based Reel 2 Reel Films will launch the release of the sarcastic thriller Danny. Legend. God. by Bulgarian-born director Yavor Petkov, currently living and working in London.

Earthquakes Damage House of Croatian Film Forcing Filmmakers to Move Out

ZAGREB: A new series of strong earthquakes that hit Croatia on 11 January 2021 have led to the closure of the House of Croatian Film located in the Zagreb city…

FNE Interview: dok.incubator Calls for Ambitious Documentary Films for 2021 Anniversary Edition

PRAGUE: The international documentary rough-cut workshop dok.incubator will celebrate its 10th anniversary with three one-week workshops taking place in April, June and September 2021 under the evolving Covid-19 circumstances. The…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Market Share Increases in Bosnia and Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: The total 2020 box office in Bosnia and Herzegovina dropped by 70%, as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the domestic box office showed a 786% growth, from…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Box Office in Romania Shows Slight Decline in 2020

BUCHAREST: Domestic box office in Romania fell by less than 20 percent in 2020 compared to 2019, as the comedy Miami Bici by Jesús del Cerro broke records with 2,382,001…

WEMW Unveils 21 Projects for 2021 Edition

TRIESTE: The 11th edition of the coproduction forum When East Meets West (WEMW), taking place 25 – 28 January 2021, will present 21 film projects from 14 countries.

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech/Polish Three Weeks Under the Sea in Preproduction

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Polish coproduction debut of Czech director Martin Kuba, Three Weeks Under the Sea / Tri týždne pod morom, is currently in preproduction. The production of the film had…

Slovenian Filmmakers Receive Delayed Payments

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Government has released the approved funds for filmmakers in the final days of 2020 enabling the Slovenian Film Centre to execute all the delayed payments to the…

FNE TV: Nataša Bučar: Managing Director Slovenian Film Centre

FNE TV spoke to Nataša Bučar in this video podcast shortly before the Slovenian government finally paid the delayed 2020 funding for the Slovenian filmmakers.

East Doc Platform Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Ten documentaries have been selected to participate in the 10th edition of East Doc Platform, the coproduction, funding and distribution market for documentary filmmakers from Central and Eastern Europe,…

First Cut Lab Slovakia Calls for Submissions

BRATISLAVA: First Cut Lab Slovakia, the consultancy programme designed for Slovak feature films in the editing phase, will take place online within the period of 15 February to 15 April…

CEE Animation Forum 2021: Deadline for Submissions

PRAGUE: CEE Animation Forum is accepting applications for its 2021 regional pitching, financing and coproduction market through 17 January 2021.

FNE wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Safe and Successful New Year! See you again on 11 January 2021

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FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Merry Christmas, Yiwu: Mladen Kovacevic

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Serbian documentary maker Mladen Kovacevic, who speaks about his documentary Merry…