HBO Max Acquires Wild Romania Doc

BUCHAREST: Wild Romania / România sălbatică by Dan Dinu and Cosmin Dumitrache, the most complex documentary project on Romanian nature, will stream on HBO Max starting 12 May 2022. It…
12-05-2022

Polish Filmmakers Association Increases Budget for 60 Minutes Programme

WARSAW: The Polish Filmmakers Association (SFP) has decided to increase the budget for films from the 60 Minutes Programme from 213,632 EUR / 1 m PLN to 267,045 EUR /…
12-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Latvian Director Gints Zilbalodis in Preproduction with Animated Film Flow

RIGA: The Latvian film Flow / Straume directed by Gints Zilbalodis is currently in preproduction. The second long animated film by the Annecy Contrechamp competition winner Gints Zilbalodis has been…
11-05-2022

PRODUCTION: TV Series Troll Farm Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Dansu Films has started filming the dramedy TV series Troll Farm / Trolių ferma directed by Ernestas Jankauskas in Lithuania. The project was the winner of the first edition…
11-05-2022

PRODUCTION: North Macedonia-Coproduced Animated Series Agent 203 in Production

SKOPJE: Agent 203 is the first 3D-animated series created and directed by Damjan Mitrevski of the Macedonian studio V House Animation. The German/Italian/Macedonia/Indian coproduction is currently in production and expected…
11-05-2022

Anca Damian’s Animated Film The Island Sold to France

BUCHAREST: The new long animated film The Island by Anca Damian has been sold by Best Friend Forever to Eurozoom in France. The coproduction between Romania, France and Belgium has…
11-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Ana Barjadze in Production with Long Documentary Bitter Sugar

TBILISI: Georgian director Ana Barjadze is currently in production with her long film, the documentary Bitter Sugar. This is a universal and intimate story about the unique bond between brothers,…
11-05-2022

FESTIVALS: International Documentary FF Beldocs 2022 Kicks Off in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Beldocs, the boutique Eastern European film festival focusing on non-fiction cinema, has unveiled a strong lineup for its yet another in-person edition running in Belgrade 11-18 May 2022.
11-05-2022

European Audiovisual Observatory Announces June Conference under Estonian Presidency

TALLINN: The European Audiovisual Observatory will hold a hybrid conference in Tallin on 7 June 2022 under the Estonian Presidency. The event will bring together industry representatives from major creative…
11-05-2022

FNE Speaks with Aleksandra Božović, Head of Film Centre of Montenegro

PODGORICA: The fifth anniversary of the Film Centre of Montenegro (FCCG) is an opportunity for FNE to speak with Aleksandra Božović, Head of FCCG, about the accomplishments and the plans…
10-05-2022

FESTIVALS: One World Romania 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BUCHAREST: The 15th edition of the One World Romania Film Festival will screen 68 films in 14 categories from 13 to 22 May 2022 in a physical format, and from…
10-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Cypriot Directors Corinna Avraamidou and Kyriacos Tofarides in Postproduction with Iman

NICOSIA: Cypriot writers/directors Corinna Avraamidou and Kyriacos Tofarides are currently in postproduction with Iman, a 100% Cypriot drama produced by AB Seahorse Film Productions.
09-05-2022

Hungarian Captives Released in the Netherlands

BUDAPEST: Kristóf Deák's debut feature Captives / Foglyok is currently screening in over 15 cinemas in the Netherlands, where it was released on 28 April 2022.
09-05-2022

Urban Sales Picks up Polish/Chinese Long Animated Film Hug Me - The Movie

WARSAW: The Long animated film Hug Me - The Movie, the first long film by Polish visual artist Anna Błaszczyk, has been acquired by Urban Sales, which will showcase it…
09-05-2022

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Debut Feature Production Grant

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has allocated 169,312 EUR / 550,267 GEL for the production of one debut feature, Worker, which will be directed by Giorgi Kobalia.
09-05-2022

Kino Świat Names Urszula Piasecka as New CEO

WARSAW: Urszula Piasecka is the new CEO of the Polish film distributor Kino Świat, replacing Frederic Berardi.
09-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Áron Gauder Works on Animated Film on Native American Creation

BUDAPEST: The production of Áron Gauder’s Minden a rokonom is approaching completion. “The animation is 95 percent complete, with five minutes left in the 100-minute film. The last phase of…
07-05-2022

FNE Podcast: György Ráduly: Director of the National Film Institute - Film Archive

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to György Ráduly, director of the National Film Institute - Film Archive about the 2022 FIAF Congress, as well as the…
06-05-2022

Cinephilia and Runner Lead Lithuanian Silver Crane Awards Nods

VILNIUS: Algimantas Puipa's Cinephilia and Andrius Blaževičus Runner have scored the most nominations,13 each, at the Lithuanian National Silver Crane film awards, which will be announced on 5 June 2022.…
06-05-2022

FESTIVALS: You Resemble Me Wins 2022 Prague IFF – Febiofest

PRAGUE: The debut feature by Dina Amer You Resemble Me, a coproduction between France, Egypt and the USA, won the Main Competition award at the 29th Prague International Film Festival…
06-05-2022