LevelK Picks Up First Macedonian Long Animated Film John Vardar vs. the Galaxy

SKOPJE: Denmark`s LevelK will manage the international sales for John Vardar vs. the Galaxy, the first Macedonian long animated film, written and directed by Goce Cvetanovski. The film is currently…
27-05-2021

Estonia Reopens Cinemas

TALLINN: Cinemas and theatres reopened in Estonia on 24 May 2021, as the country has been registering the lowest COVID-19 infection rates in the Baltic States for a month. Cinemas…
27-05-2021

FNE Country Partners: Cinemas Open?

FNE continues to report about the critical conditions of cinemas in the region.
27-05-2021

Projects from FNE Partner Countries at EKRAN+ 2021

WARSAW: Three projects from Poland and one each from Croatia, Lithuania and Hungary are among the nine projects selected from 85 submitted for the 2021 edition of the European training…
27-05-2021

Film Centre of Montenegro Launches Film in Montenegro Platform

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro has launched the web platform Film in Montenegro, aimed at promoting Montenegrin cinema and encouraging foreign film and TV productions to discover Montenegro as a…
26-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Macedonian Film Festivals Bounce Back after COVID-19 Pandemic

SKOPJE: Open-air cinemas are gradually beginning to reopen in North Macedonia and film festivals are starting to release their dates after the long hibernation since the autumn of 2020. The…
26-05-2021

Film Centre of Montenegro to Back New Student Film Fund

PODGORICA: Film Centre of Montenegro and the University of Montenegro have signed an agreement for the formation of the Student Film Fund. They will both contribute to financing the production…
26-05-2021

New Multifunctional Studio Open in Montenegro

PODGORICA: A new multifunctional studio of 1000 square metres has opened 8 km from Podgorica. The construction of the studio, owned by the Dragutinović company, took more than two years.
25-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Latvian Director Ivars Tontegode Shoots Teenage Drama Anna LOL

RIGA: Latvian director Ivars Tontegode is currently shooting a teenage drama Anna LOL, produced by Mojo Raiser Production and KIB Kultivators. The film was supported by the National Film Centre…
25-05-2021

Croatian Cinemas Lost 70 Percent of Gross Revenue in 2020

ZAGREB: The number of cinemagoers plummeted to 1,503,306 in the pandemic year of 2020, marking a 70 percent decline compared to 2019. Only two percent of the cinemagoers chose to…
25-05-2021

National Archives of Georgia to Create Bilingual Online Catalogue of Georgian Cinema

TBILISI: The National Archives of Georgia is currently working on a bilingual online catalogue of Georgian cinema, which will use digitalised and restored archival collections.
25-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Historical Adventure Hadik Receives Record Production Grant

BUDAPEST: The historical adventure film Hadik by János Szikora, which is currently in preproduction, received 4.6 m EUR / 1.6 billion HUF from the National Film Institute – Hungary, one…
24-05-2021

Helios Chain Reopens Cinemas in Poland

WARSAW: The Helios multiplex cinema chain reopened its cinemas on 21 May 2021, while other key players, Multikino and Cinema City, take more time to reopen.
24-05-2021

Romanian Multiplexes Reopen

BUCHAREST: Multiplexes are reopening in Romania starting 27 May 2021, including the ones operated by Cinema City, the biggest cinema chain in Romania. On 27 May 2021 Cinema City will…
24-05-2021

Applications Open for 27 Times Cinema 2021

VENICE: A total of 26 cinemas from FNE partner countries are involved in 27 Times Cinema, the initiative of Europa Cinemas, the LUX Audience Award and Venice’s Giornate degli Autori,…
24-05-2021

Memory Starring Monica Bellucci and Liam Neeson Shoots in Bulgaria

SOFIA: The Italian actress Monica Bellucci has just joined the crew of Martin Campbell’s Memory, produced by Black Bear Pictures, which is currently being shot in Bulgaria. She will star…
21-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Serbian Debut Feature The Uncle Starts Shooting

ZAGREB: The Uncle / Stric, the first feature film by the duo Andrija Mardešić and David Kapac, started shooting in Zagreb on 20 May 2021. The film starring Serbian actor…
21-05-2021

FESTIVALS: This Rain Will Never Stop Wins One World Festival 2021

PRAGUE: The Latvian minority coproduction This Rain Will Never Stop by Alina Gorlova was awarded Best Film in the International Competition of the 23rd One World Festival, whose first segment…
21-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Historical Drama General Continues Production

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech coproduction General / Generál by Jiří Chlumský, which began production in 2018, is still shooting. The historical drama following the life of Milan Rastislav Štefánik, a general…
20-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Paul Negoescu Shoots Romanian/Bulgarian Coproduction Men of Deeds

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director/producer Paul Negoescu is currently in production with his fourth feature film Men of Deeds / Oameni de treabă. This Romanian/Bulgarian coproduction is Negoescu’s first film based on…
20-05-2021