GRANTS: Croatia Announces Minority Coproduction and COVID-19 Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has distributed 899,300 EUR / 1,817,000 HRK as support for minority coproductions and 74,700 EUR / 560,000 HRK as support for additional filming costs due…
20-09-2021

GRANTS: Georgia Announces Debut Feature Grants

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center has distributed 970,608 EUR / 3,591,253 GEL for the production of seven debut features to be directed by Tornike Gogrichiani, Irine Jordania, Tornike Bziava,…
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: CineFest Miskolc 2021 Announces Winners

MISKOLC: Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy by Ryûsuke Hamaguchi has received the Emeric Pressburger, the main award of the17th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival, which closed on 18 September 2021.
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Golden Rose Film Festival 2021 Ready to Kick Off

VARNA: A total of 12 feature films and 15 short films will be screened in the two official competitions of the 39th Golden Rose National Film Festival, which will be…
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Zlin Film Festival 2021 Announces Winners

ZLIN: The second part of the 61st edition of Zlin FF – International Film Festival for Children and Youth, which took place in person, has finished with an awards gala.…
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Dear Comrades! Wins Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2021

PIEŠŤANY: The historical drama Dear Comrades! / Dorogie tovarishchi directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy received the Meeting Point Europe Award in the main competition of the 16th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The…
20-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Mestia ISAMFF 2021 Announces Winners

MESTIA: Lottery by Bangladeshi director Km Kanak was awarded Best Film at the inaugural edition of the Mestia International Short and Mountain Film Festival, which took place in person from…
20-09-2021

Training Days Poland 2021 Launch Call for Applications

WARSAW: ACE Producers and Independent Film Foundation are launching the call for applications for Training Days Poland, an event which will be held in Warsaw 17-18 November 2021 with support…
20-09-2021

Second Module of Circle Women Doc Accelerator to Start in Montenegro

TIVAT: The second module of Circle Women Doc Accelerator 2021 will be held in a hybrid format in Tivat, Montenegro, from 21 to 26 September 2021.
20-09-2021

FNE at Gdynia Polish FF 2021: Autumn Girl

GDYNIA: The musical drama Autumn Girl / Bo we mnie jest seks by Katarzyna Klimkiewicz, based on the life of Polish 60s bombshell actress Kalina Jędrusik, will be showcased in…
20-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Teona Strugar Mitevska Wraps Shooting On The Happiest Man in the World

SARAJEVO: Teona Strugar Mitevska is finishing the shoot for her sixth film The Happiest Man in The World with two shooting days in Sarajevo, after four weeks of shooting in…
17-09-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Documentary Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 474,000 EUR / 12 m CZK as production grants for documentaries.
17-09-2021

connecting cottbus 2021 Announces Lineup

COTTBUS: The 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market at FilmFestival Cottbus, will be held in a hybrid format 3-5 November 2021. The selection of projects in…
17-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nina Ognjanović in Production with Highway

BELGRADE: The young Serbian writer/director Nina Ognjanović is currently shooting her debut feature Highway / Autoput on locations close to the village of Topli do, in the vicinity of the…
17-09-2021

FESTIVALS: Storgetnya Wins 2021 CineDOC - Tbilisi

TBILISI: Storgetnya by Iranian director Hovig Hagopian was awarded Best Film at the 9th edition of CinéDOC - Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia, which took place…
17-09-2021

PRODUCTION: Jiří Havelka in Postproduction with A Unique Event

PRAGUE: Czech actor/playwright/director Jiří Havelka is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature A Unique Event (English working title) / Mimořádná událost. The premiere is already set for 2 February…
16-09-2021

New Romanian Production Company East West Productions Launched

BUCHAREST: Former HBO Europe senior executives Wayne Henry and Alina David have launched the independent Romanian owned media production company EastWest Productions.
16-09-2021

FESTIVALS: The 25th Anniversary Sofia IFF Celebrates With Special Autumn Edition

SOFIA: The first part of the 25th anniversary of the Sofia International Film Fest took part mostly online in March 2021, while the second part started in a physical format…
16-09-2021

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2021 Starts Today

BITOLA: The 42nd edition of the International Cinematographers Film Festival Manaki Brothers kicks off in Bitola on 16 September 2021. Headed by new director Simeon Moni Damevski, the festival will…
16-09-2021

Macedonian Minority Coproduction Hive Selected as Kosovan Oscar Candidate

SKOPJE: Hive by Blerta Basholli, a coproduction between Kosovo, Switzerland, North Macedonia and Albania, has been selected as Kosovo’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…
16-09-2021