Roland Rust Departs Film Festival Cottbus

After working for Film Festival Cottbus since 1992, Roland Rust will move on to address new tasks. He has been the festival's artistic director since 1996 and its director since…

EFP LA Screenings for Nine CEE Films

European Film Promotion will run LA screenings from 29 October to 10 November for nine CEE films and thirteen European films submitted for consideration as Best Foreign Language Film.

Off the Wall Launches European Screenings of Films from Post-Communist Countries

PARIS: The project Off the Wall has selected a group of recent films from post-communist countries that will tour seven European festivals starting with special screenings in Tarragona, Spain on…

Eastern European Film Festival to be Launched in Argentina

Al Este del Plata will bring Eastern European cinema to Buenos Aires and Córdoba from 6 to 9 November 2014 and it will develop into a full-fledged film festival in…

FNE Doc Bloc: DOK.Leipzig features 15 Documentaries Supported by IDF

A total of 15 documentaries that will be presented within the official programme of the 57th DOK.Leipzig, the biggest documentary and animation event in Germany, were developed under or otherwise…

IFFR’s Hubert Bals Fund Expands Funding to Eastern Europe

ROTTERDAM: HBF+Europe will provide substantial financial support to European minority coproducers for feature films of filmmakers from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of the Eastern Europe.

Short Films form CEE Nominated for the European Film Awards 2014

Short films from Georgia, Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Croatia and Hungary are competing for the European Short Film Award 2014. The EFA awards ceremony will be held in Riga on 13…

CEE Territories Unveil Oscar Candidates

Slovakia selected A Step into the Dark by Miroslav Luther (Trigon Productions and Slovak Radio and TV) and the Czech Republic has chosen Fair Play by Andrea Sedláčková (produced by…

FESTIVALS: Eastern Promises Retrospective at the San Sebastian IFF

SAN SEBASTIAN: An impressive retrospective of 50 Eastern European films is being featured at this year’s 62nd San Sebastian Film Festival. The series, entitled Eastern Promises. Autobiography of Eastern Europe,…

Thirteen CEE Films Score Spot in European Film Awards 2014 Selection

RIGA: The 27th European Film Awards will take place in this year's Capital of Culture, Latvia's capital Riga. The European Film Academy and EFA Productions announced the titles of the…

FNE TV: LUX Film Prize Finalists

FNE TV spoke to the directors of the three films selected as finalists for the prestigious LUX Film Prize to ask them what is the importance of the LUX Prize…

East-West Co-productions Connecting again in Cottbus on November 6/7

13 projects from 12 countries to be pitched at the 2014 edition of connecting cottbus

LET'S CEE Film Festival 2014: the Programme Presentation

The third LET´S CEE Film Festival will take place in Vienna from October 2nd until October 11th, 2014.

FNE TV AVP Live ! RE-ACT: Debora Serracchiani, President of Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Hrvoje Hribar, head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre

RE-ACT (Regional Audiovisual Cooperation and Training) is a new trans-regional initiative for co-developing audiovisual projects between Croatia, Slovenia and the Italian region of Friuli Venizia Guilia. FNE spoke to Debora…

FNE TV AVP Live !: Silvia Costa, the new Chair EU Parliament Culture and Education Committee

FNE asked Silvia Costa for an update on Creative Europe and if the new Creative Europe remains committed to supporting cultural diversity and a level playing field. Click HERE for…

FNE TV: Pascal Diot, head of the Venice Film Market

Pascal Diot tells FNE how he is seeing a big shift in attitudes among producers from Italy and France who are increasingly eager to coproduce with new talents from Central…

Let's CEE Film Festival Brings Central and Eastern European Films To Western Audiences

FNE spoke with the directors of the LET´S CEE Film Festival, taking place 2-11 October 2014 in Vienna, Magdalena Żelasko and Wolfgang P. Schwelle on the pleasures and difficulties of…

FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Awards Winners

VENICE: The top prize of the 71st Venice International Film Festival went A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting on Existence directed by Roy Andersson who picked up a Golden…
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FNE FIPRESCI Venice Critics 2014; See how the critics rate the programme

FNE together with FIPRESCI invited FIPRESCI critics in Venice to rate the feature films in the official programme of 71st Venice Film Festival (2014) giving the films 1,2,3,4 or 5…

FNE at Venice IFF 2014: Review: The Postman’s White Nights: Competition

VENICE: Russian master Andrei Konchalovsky is a Biennale veteran and The Postman’s White Nights is his fifth to screen in competition in Venice. Konchalovsky has used a group of non-professionals…
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