TBILISI: Srđan Golubović's social drama Father / Otac / Oče screens in the main competition of the 21st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which opened in an online format on 30 November 2020 and runs through 20 December. The films will be screened on the online platform Festival Scope and will be free for the public

Between November 9-12 SOFA – School of Film Advancement held it’s very first Alumni workshop. Focusing on Female Leadership and Sustainability, the workshop took place virtually in the Polish Capital, Warsaw and alongside with keynotes, one-on-one meetings and a film screening, it offered intercultural exchange and networking for it’s participants.

LJUBLJANA: The 18th edition of Slovenia’s festival of animated films, Animateka opened on 29 November 2021 and continues through 5 December. The festival will present 344 short films and seven animated feature films in three competition sections.

FNE was a sponsor of the Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event 2021 awards ceremony held at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds in Tallinn on 25 November.

- German film Dear Thomas wins the Official Selection - Competition
- A second German film Other Cannibals picks up best First Feature
- Lithuania’s Runner wins in the Baltic Competition
- The Moths, from Poland, is the Rebels with a Cause winner

On November 25, Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, celebrating its 20th edition this year, rewarded the best projects after a seven-day summit full of presentations, networking, panel discussions and meetings with more than 550 guests onsite and 150 online, from all around the globe.

TBILISI: Nine titles have been selected for the Georgian Full-length Fictions Competition of the 22st edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which will take place in person from 5 December to 12 December 2021.

Nine titles have also been selected for the Georgian Documentaries Competition, while the Georgian Shorts + Animation Competition was completed with 18 films.

Not even a week has passed since Colin Tilley received the award for achievements in music video at EnergaCamerimage Film Festival, when he was nominated to the Grammy Award in the “Best Music Video” category!

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Collin Tilley, photo by: Witek Szydłowski 

Grammy is the most prestigious award of the world’s music industry. The list of nominees was announced this week by the American National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. Colin Tilley was nominated for Justin Beiber’s video, Peaches. The winners in several categories will be revealed during the 64th Grammy Award ceremony on 31st of January 2022 in Los Angeles.

FNE spoke with Ukrainian director Christina Tynkevych, who makes her feature film debut with How is Katia?

BUCHAREST: Lucian Romașcanu has been re-appointed as Minister of Culture by the new Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciucă, who is heading a coalition cabinet of the Social-Democratic Party (PSD) and the National Liberal Party (PNL). Romașcanu was Minister of Culture from June 2017 to January 2018.