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BUCHAREST: Three feature films have received more nominations for Romania's national film fest than Călin Peter Netzer’s Child's Pose, which won attention and prizes abroad over the last year.

BUCHAREST: Marian Crişan (Morgen, Rocker) plans to shoot the first feature he will produce himself in 2015.

FNE spoke with Laurentiu Damian about the changes that he intends to make at the Romanian Filmmakers Union and his vision for a new Romanian National Film Institute.

ZAGREB: After the acclaimed Family Meals, Dana Budisavljević is working on a documentary with live action elements about Diana Budisavljević, a distant kin who was the greatest unhearalded rescuer of children during WWII.

ZAGREB: The total amount of the expenditure for the four projects which were part of  the  cash  rebate  scheme  in  2013  was  around  9.4mEUR.  The  amount  was approximately 3.3m EUR in 2012.

BUCHAREST: Paul Negoescu (A Month in Thailand) is developing his second feature which he is producing through Papillion Film.

BUCHAREST: The third feature of Florin Piersic Jr., opens in Germany on 20 February 2014. The German company Drei-Freunde will also distribute it in Austria and Switzerland with the promotion made by Cinewerkstatt agency.

ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian filmmaker Branko Schmidt (Vegetarian Cannibal, Metastases) has begun filming his 10th feature, Names for the Cherry.

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre is accepting applications for script development and project development grants for TV productions through 7 March 2014.

ZAGREB: Spomenko Karić’s travelogue Aurora Borealis will cover his 30 day trip from Croatia to Scandinavia aiming to gather the largest collection of photos of people in the world.