FNE AVP Live ! MEP Mary Honeyball

FNE AVP Live ! Interview with UK MEP Mary Honeyball, member of the Culture and Education Committee of the EU Parliament. FNE asks Honeyball about Creative Europe and how the…

CARTOON Offering CEE Scholarships

WARSAW: CARTOON MASTERS (www.cartoon-media.eu) is accepting applications for scholarships to its finance workshop for professionals from new MEDIA Programme/new EU member states. The deadline for applications is 12 October 2012.

FNE AVP Live ! Detlef Rossmann President CICAE

FNE AVP Live ! Interview with Detlef Rossman, President of CICAE, (International Confederation of Art Cinemas). FNE asks Rossman about digitalisation and the other challenges facing European distributors and exhibitors.

TVP wins Prix Italia

WARSAW: The TV Polska (www.tvp.pl) series The Deep End took the Best Series award at the 64th Prix Italia TV Festival, following its Gold Plaque at the Hugo TV Awards.

PRODUCTION: Bosnia and Croatia team up for Hotel Drina project

SARAJEVO: Director Šahin Šišić is in very early development with Hotel Drina, a cinematic adaptation of the play I Left My Heart in Zvornik, by the writer, scriptwriter and poet…

Work is in progress on filmneweurope.com: FNE Daily delivery

Film New Europe has launched a new website with faster and better technical capabilities and you will be seeing some changes and improvements over the next few weeks as we…

Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master provokes storm of controversy at prize ceremony

LONDON: American director Paul Thomas Anderson took home the runner-up Silver Lion Prix of the Venice Film Festival for The Master amid a storm of controversy after The Hollywood Reporter…
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FNE at Venice FF 2012: Venice Film Festival Prize Winners

VENICE: Korean director Kim Ki-duk collected the Golden Lion for Best film for his ultra violent Pieta in a year that saw Ulrich Seidl’s Paradies: Glaube as the only film…

FNE at Venice FF 2012: Competition: Spring Breakers

VENICE: Oldies beware Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers might seem slight but the buzz from younger Euro-critics after its first screening in Venice was decidedly positive.
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FNE at Venice FF 2012: Competition: Outrage Beyond

VENICE: Japanese director and actor Takeshi Kitano returns to Venice with his sequel to his gory but beautifully choreographed 2010 hit Outrage. Beyond Outrage takes up where Outrage left off…
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FNE at Venice FF 2012: Competition: To The Wonder

VENICE: Terrence Malick was never going to have an easy time trying to follow-up on his Tree of Life success but To The Wonder rather underwhelms in the attempt. While…

Weak Admissions Drive Down Revenues for Cinema City

ROTTERDAM: Cinema City International (cinemacity.nl), Central Europe’s largest multiplex operator, reported a 5.5 percent decline in revenues and 4.9 percent decline in ticket sales in the first half of 2012…

FNE at Venice FF 2012: Competition: The Master

VENICE: Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s portrait of religious cult in post World War II America is definitely one of the most powerful entries in this year’s Biennale Film Festival competition.

FNE at Venice FF 2012: Competition: Paradise: Faith

VENICE: Austrian director Ulrich Seidl launched his three part trilogy Paradise in Cannes with Paradise: Love and he now arrives in Venice with part two, Paradise: Faith.
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CICAE Hosts Workshop in Venice

Representatives from 26 countries are expected to attend CICAE’s(cicae.org) 9th European Summer University for arthouse cinema professionals taking place 27 August – 2 September in Venice.

FNE AVP Live! : CEE Culture Ministers Seek New Funding Sources for Film

EDINBURGH: Representatives from the Ministries of Culture of six of the newest EU and CEE countries have said there is a need to support coproductions and to find new sources…


Nine documentaries developed in Wajda School and produced by Wajda Studio are available on Doc Alliance’s website for free from August 6th till August 13th.

Works in Progress Set for Red Square Screenings

MOSCOW: More than 20 films in production and post-production from Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and Croatia will be presented to international film…

Film New Europe-Step In-Locarno 2012: Summing Up

LOCARNO: Focusing on the challenges surrounding the distribution of European Arthouse films in Eastern and Central Europe, the first edition of the Step In Initiative of the Festival del film…

FNE at T-Mobile New Horizons Studio: Niccolo Castelli

WROCŁAW: The 24 participants of the 3rd New Horizons Studio, which took place during the T-Mobile New Horizons IFF (www.nowehoryzonty.pl) spoke with FNE about their current projects and their views…