FNE Innovation: Cabirya: First European Cinema Multi-Platform Search Engine

Film New Europe continues to invite leaders of innovative AV projects to share their projects directly with its readers. Today, our guests are Marco Moretti and Antonio Emmanouilidis, who write…
18-08-2021

Beta Film Acquires Croatian Crime Series The Silence

DUBROVNIK: German Beta Film has picked up international distribution rights to the crime series The Silence directed by Dalibor Matanic and produced by the Croatian company Drugi Plan. The series…
18-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Bojan Vuletić’s The Family Swoops Most Awards for TV Series

SARAJEVO: The Sarajevo Film Festival has awarded best regional TV series for the first time ever. Most of the awards went to the Serbian series The Family, created and directed…
18-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: CineLink Drama Showcases Hungarian Series The Grand Trial

SARAJEVO: Iván Szabó, the writer behind Land of Storms (2014), which premiered at the Berlinale and competed for the Heart of Sarajevo, returns to the Sarajevo Film Festival to present…
18-08-2021

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…
18-08-2021

Cultural Organisations Support Estonian Filmmakers’ Need for Future Film City

TALLINN: Numerous cultural organisations have joined the statement of the Estonian Filmmakers Association stressing the need for the Film City – Tallinn Film Wonderland, which has received a building permit,…
17-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak Director Jonáš Karásek Prepares to Start Shooting Action Comedy Invalid

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Jonáš Karásek is finishing preproduction on Invalid, an action comedy supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund. The shooting is due to start on 10 September 2021.
17-08-2021

Alief Picks Up Lithuanian/Czech Coproduction Runner

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction Runner by Andrius Blaževičius has been acquired by the London-based sales agent Alief. The sophomore feature by Blaževičius is running in the East of the West…
17-08-2021

GRANTS: Georgia's GNFC Announces Short Fiction Film Production Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center distributed 184,001 EUR / 683,604 GEL for the production of 10 short fiction films to be directed by Levan Nakashidze, Giorgi Tavartkiladze, Tedo Dolidze,…
17-08-2021

FNE at KVIFF 2021: Eastern Promises Announces Winners

KARLOVY VARY: Eastern Promises, the industry section of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, has announced its winners. The 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF will take place 20-28…
17-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Crime, Culture, and Identity Meet in Two CineLink Drama Projects

SARAJEVO: CineLink Drama, which is running 14-19 August 2021 under the umbrella of the Sarajevo Film Festival, brings two teams of newcomers into its selection. Mario Kozina and Maja Pek-Brünjes…
17-08-2021

FESTIVALS: COVID Postpones Georgian Festival Svaneti IFF 2021

MESTIA: The first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival has been postponed after the worsening COVID situation forced Georgian government to ban all festivals, sports events and mass events…
16-08-2021

Murina Secures Distribution Deal for UK and Ireland

ZAGREB: Cannes Camera d’Or winner Murina directed by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been sold by The Match Factory to the UK and Ireland, where it will be distributed by Modern…
16-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Croatian/Serbian Coproduction After the Winter

PODGORICA: Montenegro's coproduction After the Winter / Poslije zime by the Montenegrin writer/director Ivan Bakrač has finished production and will have its world premiere in the East of the West…
16-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Two Romanian Projects at CineLink Drama 2021

SARAJEVO: Adrian Sitaru, whose feature film Ilegitim (Domestic Film, 2016) won the C.I.C.A.E. Award in the Berlinale Forum, and Tudor Giurgiu, whose third feature film Why Me? (Libra Film, 2015)…
16-08-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries among FIPRESCI Grand Prix Finalists

BERLIN: Quo Vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Zbanic, What Do We See When We Look at the Sky by Alexandre Koberidze and Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude…
16-08-2021

Tim Burton’s Series Wednesday Addams Rumoured to Be Shot in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Netflix series Wednesday Addams directed by Tim Burton and starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán and Jenna Ortega, is rumoured to start shooting in Romania in October 2021.
13-08-2021

Syndicado Picks Up Romanian Venice Days Debut Immaculate

BUCHAREST: Immaculate / Imaculat, the debut feature by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, has been acquired by Syndicado ahead of its world premiere in the Venice Days 2021 (1-11 September…
13-08-2021

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Three Miles to the End of the World

SARAJEVO: Emanuel Parvu, double winner of the Heart of Sarajevo award, for his debut feature Meda or the Not So Bright Side of Things (FAMart Association, 2017) and short film…
13-08-2021

PRODUCTION: Montenegro’s Brothers in Development

PODGORICA: Bojan Stijovic is in development with his feature debut Brothers / Braca, a drama written by the European Prize for Literature winner Stefan Boskovic.
13-08-2021