FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Nomadland Wins EnergaCAMERIMAGE and Finnish/Estonian Helene Takes Silver Frog

TORUŃ: The DoP Joshua James Richards won the Main Competition of the 28th IFF EnergaCAMERIMAGE for Nomadland directed by Chloe Zhao. The Silver Frog went to the Finnish/Estonian film Helene,…
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Greek/Polish/Slovenian Apples Wins 2020 Ljubljana IFF

LJUBLJANA: The Greek/Polish/Slovenian coproduction drama Apples / Sadeži pozabe by Christos Nikou won the Kingfisher Award for best film at the 31st Ljubljana IFF.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT Presents Week of Programmes at 2020 Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: MIDPOINT is hosting a full week of lectures and panels during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 23 – 27 November 2020 alongside the Black Nights Film Festival.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT TV Launch and Script Pool Present 14 Projects at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, taking place 23 - 27 November 2020, is presenting 14 TV and drama series projects in development. Five are participating in the Script Pool TV…
23-11-2020

National Film Institute - Hungary Launches Streaming Platform

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute - Hungary launched Filmio, a platform streaming Hungarian films, on 19 November 2020. More than 220 productions are available on the site, including 160 feature…
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Animafest Cyprus Calls for Submissions

NICOSIA: The 20th Animafest Cyprus is accepting submission for its 2021 edition, which will take place 11 – 14 August in the village of Salamiou.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days Calls for Entries

LIMASSOL: The 19th Cyprus Film Days has opened its call for entries. Films may be submitted until 11 January 2020.
23-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Town of Glory: Documentary Maker Dmitry Bogolyubov

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Dmitry Bogolyubov, who speaks about his documentary…
20-11-2020

Slovak Cinemas Reopen At Half Capacity

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia allowed the reopening of cinemas at half-capacity as of 16 November 2020. However, the Cinema Operators Association and the Slovak Union of Film Distributors point out that the…
20-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Blizzard of Souls to Represent Latvia in Oscar Race

RIGA: The historical drama Blizzard of Souls / Dvēseļu putenis directed by Dzintars Dreibergs is Latvia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Baltic Competition: Veiko Õunpuu’s The Last Ones

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by the acclaimed award-winning Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Baltic Competition: Šarūnas Bartas’ In the Dusk

TALLINN: The historical drama In the Dusk / Sutemose (also known as At Dusk) by acclaimed Lithuanian director Šarūnas Bartas is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights 2020: Baltic Competition: Ivars Zviedris’ Latvian Coyote

JIHLAVA: The acclaimed and prolific Latvian documentary filmmaker Ivars Zviedris will screen his film Latvian Coyote (previously titled The Smuggler) in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film…
20-11-2020

Romania Gives 100 m EUR for Culture Sector

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Government will distribute 100 m EUR for the culture sector, including cinema, with the requirement that all the applicants should register by 25 November 2020 in the…
19-11-2020

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants in Five Major Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has announced the recipients of its latest round of grants. The grants were awarded in five separate categories: feature films, long documentaries, minority coproductions, feature for…
19-11-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 18.11.2020

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
19-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Maltese The Viper’s Pit in Postporduction

VALLETTA: The adaptation of the Maltese National Book Council award-winning novel The Viper's Pit / Is-Sriep Reġgħu Sara Velenużi, directed by Martin Bonnici, is in postproduction. 
19-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Latvian/Icelandic My Mother the State in Postproduction

RIGA: Latvian director Ieva Ozoliņa is in postproduction with her third feature length documentary My Mother the State / Mana māte – valsts, produced by Madara Melberga at Fa Filma…
19-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: Melchior the Apothecary Trilogy

TALLINN: The medieval crime trilogy Melchior the Apothecary will be presented at Baltic Event Work in Progress, taking place as part of this year’s online one-week summit for film and…
19-11-2020

FNE at Baltic Event 2020: The Sleeping Beast

TALLINN: Jaak Kilmi’s children’s feature The Sleeping Beast / Tagurpidi torn, an Estonian/Latvian coproduction from Stellar Film and Locomotive, will be presented at Baltic Event Work in Progress, taking place…
19-11-2020