KARLOVY VARY: Slovak director Matej Mináč in in preproduction with Never Give Up, a hybrid fiction/documentary comedy about a film that was never made.

TRENCIANSKE TEPLICE: Petr Vaclav’s The Way Out won the main prize of the 22nd Art Film Fest which returned to its home base in the small Slovak spa resort after a year in the larger neighbor city of Trencin.

PRAGUE: The Czech parliament has approved raising the cap on film incentives from to 800 m CZK. The cap had been set at 500 m CZK.

PRAGUE: The Red Captain, a Czech/Slovak/Polish detective thriller directed by Michal Kollar, will go into production on 21 July 2014.

WARSAW: After completing production in late May, the Polish/Czech/Slovak psychological thriller Red Spider has moved into postproduction through October 2014.

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/Slovak genre-bending documentary Gottland based on the best-selling Polish book will launch a limited events-themed release in August 2014.

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/Slovak coproduction I, Olga Hepnarova will move into postproduction after two final days of shooting in the Slovak Tatra Mountains in August 2014, with plans to have the film completed by the end of 2014 and a release in fall 2015.

ZAGREB: Twelve films will screen in the Croatian section of the 61st Pula Film Festival running 12-26 July 2014.

PRAGUE: The Hungarian National Film Fund has received approval from the European Commission to raise film cash rebates from 20 percent to 25 percent. The Hungarian system also allows for an additional 5 percent rebate for international productions, giving in total a 30 percent cash rebate to eligible films.

PRAGUE: Polish commercial TV station TVN, production company ATM Grupa, and distribution company Monolith Films joined forces for the first time at a market tribute to the Polish TV industry.

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