CEE Gets Serious with Oscar Hopefuls

PRAGUE: The minimalist Lithuanian documentary Conversations on Serious Topics directed by Giedre Beinoriute is the latest of the announced entries for the Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film.

FNE Thank You to Participants of Reader Survey and the Polish Film Institute

WARSAW: FNE would like to thank everyone who participated in our Reader Survey earlier this year. We would also like to congratulate Charlie Cockey who was the winner of a…

Cvitkovic, Sadowska among 13 Directors Pitching at connecting cottbus 2013

COTTBUS: Thirteen Eastern European pitching projects ranging from slacker comedy to closeted homosexuality have been selected for the 15th edition of connecting cottbus (www.connecting-cottbus.de 7-8 November, 2013), the East-West coproduction…

FNE TV AVP Live ! : Doris Pack, Chair EU Parliament Culture and Education Committee

FNE asked Doris Pack for an update on Creative Europe and what she thinks needs to be on the agenda for the upcoming Warsaw Audiovisual Summitt. Click here for video.

Murder and Abuse Stories Dominate Cinematik

PIESTANY: Celebrated Danish indie director Thomas Vinterberg has taken home the top prize at Slovakia's 8th annual Cinematik fest (http://www.cinematik.sk) for his portrait of public shaming, The Hunt (Hon, www.zentropa.dk/).…

CEE Oscar Submissions Heat Up

RIGA: With Latvia's announcement that it will forward Mother I Love You, the touching coming-of-age adventure by Janis Nords for consideration to the Oscars, the list of strong submissions from…

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

FNE asked Pascal Diot how Venice Film Market is using innovation and new technologies to help filmmakers –especially those from smaller countries - connect and reach wider audiences. Click to…

Deadline for 3D Content Financing Market (3DFM) extended

Application deadline for 3D Content Financing Market (3DFM) has been extended to 15 September. 3DFM is an international financing market fully dedicated to projects with stereoscopic-3D (S-3D) content from all…

FNE at Venice IFF 2013: Prize Winners

VENICE: A jury headed by Bernardo Bertolucci awarded the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 70 Venice Film Festival to the Italian documentary Sacro Gra directed by Gianfranco Rosi.…
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FNE at Biennale 2013: Toscana Resort Castelfalfi - Venice Days: A Taste for Film

VENICE: One of the new partners of Venice Days this year at the Biennale Film Festival was Toscana Resort Castelfalfi.
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FNE at Venice Iff 2013: Sacro Gra (Competition) ITALY

VENICE: Documentaries have been turning up and winning prizes at major film festivals in Berlin and Cannes in increasing numbers in recent years and Gianfranco Rosi’s stunning Sacro Gra is…
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FNE focus on European Sales: Wide Management and Eye on Films

VENICE: FNE spoke to Loic Magneron president of international film sales company Wide Management and founder of the unique project Eye on Films about his strategy to bring more films…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2013: Philomena UK

VENICE: Few directors can match Stephen Frears when it comes to getting just the right mixture of laughter and tears from audience and still end up with a thought provoking…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2013 : Night Moves (Competition) USA

VENICE: Director Kelly Reichardt’s Night Moves is rather hard to swallow as the premise for the film rests on the idea of radical environments blowing up a hydroelectric dam –…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2013: Joe (Competition) USA

VENICE: Sometime Hollywood action hero Nicholas Cage reminds us that he started out as a very fine actor in this outing directed by David Gordon Green.
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FNE at Venice FF 2013: Special notice for film journalists coming to Venice

VENICE:This year for the first time Film New Europe together with FIPRESCI would like to hear from all journalists attending the Venice Film Festival. You also have a chance if…

FNE - IDF DocBloc: CEE Work Inspires French Fest

NANCY: France's Aye Aye fest, celebrating the best in documentary work with a strong focus on projects from CEE countries, kicks off today. East Silver titles including Sofia winner Sickfuckpeople…

Open call for projects for 3D Content Finance Market in December

LIÈGE: 3D Content Financing Market (3DFM) is open for 3D-project applications.The market features pitching sessions, held in Liège, Belgium 4-5 December during the 3DSM, The International 3D Summit for Science,…

FNE TV AVP Live ! : Silvia Costa Rapporteur for Creative Europe for the EU Parliament

FNE TV spoke to Italian MEP Silvia Costa about Creative Europe and its implications for cultural diversity and the CEE region. Click HERE to watch the video.