BUCHAREST: Romanian public TV, SRTV increased its debt to the Romanian Film Fund to a historic high of 6,528,930 EUR/28,617,584 RON, as announced in its annual report for 2012.
BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru (Angling, Best Intentions, Domestic) is developing a feature inspired by true events involving the idea of personal ascent versus loss of innocence.
ZAGREB: Silvana Menđušić is shooting her first documentary, 65 min story about the death of a newspaper and the moral decay preceding cataclysm.
ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Center granted a total of 3,270,770 EUR (24,982,957 HRK) for production and development for 2012 and also 267,077 EUR/2,040,000 HRK for minority coproductions production for 2013.
BUCHAREST: Three Romanian film festivals are participating in the first crowd funding for cultural events.
The following grants announced on 3 April 2013 are, in fact, the results of the 2012 contest, opened in December 2012.
BUCHAREST: Romania’s National Center for Cinema awarded 2,311,673 EUR in grants to to seven features, two first features, four documentaries, four short films, four animated films and three grants for feature development.
ZAGREB: Borut Šeparović is editing his first long documentary Consumed/Potrošeni, the last part of 55+, a complex project about people over 55 and their rejection by Croatian society.
BUCHAREST: Gheorghe Andrei is in postproduction with his first feature, It Takes Two to Fence, an independent production about love, friendship and ambition in the world of fencing.
ZAGREB: Croatian multimedia artist Helena Bulaja is in postproduction with Mechanical Figures_Inspired by TESLA, an ambitious experimental interactive documentary inspired by the famous Croatia-born scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla.
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