VILNIUS: The Lithuanian advertising market is expected to grow by 7% in 2014, with advertising prices rising across the board.

BUDAPEST: Eva Vezer, who presided over European Film Promotion from 2009-2011, died on 28 March 2014 after a long illness.

Vilnius Opens New Europe - New Names and Introduces Competition Programme with Gala Screening of Emir Kusturica's 1981 Debut, "Do You Remember Dolly Bell?"

Full programme line up for new competition section, Baltic Gaze, also presented.

PRAGUE: The Swedish-Icelandic romantic tragicomedy Home (Hemma), the first film by director Maximilian Hult, won the main award and a prize of 5,000 EUR at Febiofest’s closing ceremony on 28 March 2014.

The 52-minute Croatian documentary A Two Way Mirror is scheduled for a late-2014 premiere.

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FNE together with Europa Distribution is launching a new chapter of the Distributor of the Month section. This time we focus on new strategies in film distribution and the importance of domestic film festivals in releasing new titles. We will also be looking at what distributors can do in order to prevent piracy.

PARIS: Pawel Pawlikowski’s Ida topped 400,000 admissions in France over the weekend of 21­-23 March 2014, making it the third best performing Polish film ever released in France.

…and many more in the spring international film festivals

The festival "A l’Est, du Nouveau" is back from April 11th to April 18th 2014 for its ninth edition at the Ariel cinema in Mont-Saint-Aignan and the Omnia cinema in Rouen, Normandy. It will present more than thirty films and host filmmakers from Armenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Kosovo, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia, and Serbia.