FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Heads to Slovakia

The first workshop of 2019 Ex Oriente Film begins in Slovakia on 20 June.

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Kozole Returns to Karlovy Vary Competition

LJUBLJANA: Damjan Kozole’s Slovenian/Macedonian/Serbian/Croatian coproduction Half-Sister / Polsestra will have its premiere in the main competition of the 59th Karlovy Vary IFF, 28 June – 6 July 2019. Kozole won…

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Marko Skop's Sophomore Feature Competes at KVIFF

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director/writer/producer Marko Škop makes it into the main competition of the 59th Karlovy Vary IFF, 28 June – 6 July 2019, with his second feature film Let There…

Czech Producer Tomas Hoffman Smashes Box Office Records With Hit Comedy Women on the Run

PRAGUE: Czech comedy Women on the Run / Zeny v behu, the debut of director Martin Horsky, is on target to smash all time Czech box office records racking up…

FESTIVALS: Prague IFF Appoints Nikitin New Artistic Director

PRAGUE: The Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest has named former Berlinale programmer Nikolaj Nikitin as its new artistic director. Nikitin also began working with the Cottbus Film Festival and…

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: US Stars Congregate in Karlovy Vary

PRAGUE: Julianne Moore. Billy Crudup. Patricia Clarkson, Casey Affleck - The list of guests announced for the 54th Karlovy Vary IFF, 28 June-6 July 2019, reads like a who’s who…

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Christmas Film Closer to the Stars in Postproduction

PRAGUE: Director Lenka Kny is in postproduction with her new Christmas film Closer to the Stars / Vánoce budou, co-written by Hana Cielová.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Galaxy Wins Doc Prize at Zlin 2019

The Russian/Estonian film won the Best Doc award at the Zlin IFF for Children and Youth 2019.

FNE AV Innovation: Zlin International Film Festival Hosts Eco-Impact Green Screen Programme

ZLIN: The question of how we can run an ecologically responsible film industry is becoming more compelling every day. If you still might have doubts about that, a company such…

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: Tess Takes Top Honours at Zlin

ZLIN: The Dutch/German coproduction My Extraordinary Summer with Tess by Steven Wouterlood won the Best Children’s film award at the 59th Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth, which…

PRODUCTION: Petr Zelenka Shoots The Pilot

PRAGUE: Petr Zelenka is now shooting a feature film, the Czech/Slovak/Slovenian coproduction The Pilot / Modelář, after five years of working mostly on TV projects.

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: Warsaw Kids Film Festival Builds Industry Sector

ZLIN: The Warsaw Kids Film Festival is building the children’s film industry in Poland step by step, through training, distribution and educational activities. The newest undertaking is the Warsaw Kids…

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: Hockey Film The Pack in Preproduction

ZLIN: Director Tomas Polensky pitched the Czech/Latvian coproduction The Pack at the 59th Zlin IFF, during the festival’s Works-in-Progress presentation of Central European children’s films.

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: The Beanie Pitches at Zlin

ZLIN: Producer Ida Weiss, director Slobodan Maksinovic and writer Sasa Erzen presented the Slovenian film in development The Beanie in the Works in Progress section at the Zlin IFF on…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Silver at Krakow FF

East Silver Presents Eleven Films at the Krakow FF.

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: Growing the Grandaddy of Kids’ Film Festivals

ZLIN: Building industry relations is on the mind of the management of the 59th Zlin IFF for Children and Youth, running through 1 June 2019.

FNE at Zlin 2019: Teen Film Don’t Forget to Breathe Presented at Zlin Works-in-Progress

LJUBLJANA: The Italian-born Slovenian director Martin Turk is in post-production with his third feature film Don't Forget to Breathe / Ne pozabi dihati. The coming-of-age drama is produced by an…

FNE at Zlin IFF 2019: Summer with Bernard Pitches at Zlin

PRAGUE: Summer with Bernard, a Slovak/German coproduction directed by Berlin-based Slovak director Martina Sakova, was one of six Central European works-in-progress pitched at the Zlin IFF, running through 1 June…

FNE at Zlin 2019: Animated Fritzi at Zlin Works in Progress

ZLIN: MAUR Film's producer Martin Vandas presented the project Fritzl – A Miraculous Revolutionary Tale / Fany byla pri tom in the Works in Progress programme of the Zlin IFF…

Ex Oriente Film Announces 2019/2020 Slate

PRAGUE: Twelve documentaries have been selected for the 17th edition of the Ex Oriente Film training programme, which begins it first session 20-25 June 2019 in Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia.