Polish, Romanian Projects at Berlinale Co-Production Market

{mosimage}WARSAW, BUCHAREST: New films from Anna Kazejak, Kasia Adamik and Tudor Giurgiu are looking for co-producers and sales agents at the Berlinale coproduction market.

EEFA Spotlights CEE Projects at Trieste

{mosimage}Film projects from Georgia, Croatia, Turkey and Hungary were presented at the latest edition of When East Meets West.

Equity Investment Course Opens Applications

{mosimage}A new equity investment training course, Closing The Gap (www.closing-the-gap.net), is accepting applications for its next session.

FESTIVALS: Berlinale Light on CEE Films

{mosimage}As it wraps up its official line-up, the Berlinale is making space for a limited number of films from its Central European neighbors, with the exception of German speaking Austria.

FIPA 2012 opens doors of television coproduction to Europe (Full list of Prize winners)

{mosimage}BIARRITZ: The 25 edition of FIPA (23-29 January 2012 www.fipa.tm.fr) celebrated opening the doors of European television to global producers including central and Eastern European partners.
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CEE Films Head to Cartoon Movie

{mosimage}Four animated feature films from Poland, Hungary and Estonia have been selected for the 14th edition of Cartoon Movie, the European co-production forum for feature-length animation that will take place…

FNE - IDF DocBloc: East European Forum 2012 - Selected Projects Announced

This year sees the first edition of East European Forum taking place in Prague within the new East Doc Platform. It also features the new selection of East European projects…

Poland, Romania Head to Berlin Coproduction Market

{mosimage}Poland is sending two projects to the Berlin Coproduction Market, while Romania sends one project and Finland sends another two projects.

Digital Screens Top 50 Percent in Europe

More than 52% of screens in Europe have been digitalized as of the end of 2011 according to a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory (www.obs.coe.int) and Media Salles.

Record 34 Domestic Films Released in Finland

HELSINKI: A record 34 local films were released in Finland in 2011, taking 17% of the box office share, or 1.2 million admissions.

BTI Acquires Chello Zone EE

Swedish-owned Broadcast Text International announced the acquisition of Chello Zone's (www.chellozone.com) oprerational studio business in Central Europe, including dubbing studios in Poland and Romania.

CEE Films Receive Eurimages Funding

{mosimage}STRASBOURG: Films from Romania, Hungary, Finland, Austria, and the Czech Republic are among the 18 European coproductions that have been selected for the latest round of Eurimages funding. Cristian Mungiu's…

British Leonardo Project delegates pioneer new training programme

{mosimage}WARSAW: A delegation of British graduates became the first ever to participate in an innovative new pilot project launched in Warsaw with funding from the European Union Leonardo Project. The…

PRODUCTION: Austrian Documentary Trains of Thought

{mosimage}VIENNA: Director Timo Novotny is prparing a spring 2012 release for the Austrian documentary Trains of Thought.

Baltic Lotte Heads to Berlinale

{mosimage}Lotte ja kuukivi saladus (Lotte and the Moonstone Secret) a coproduction from Estonia and Latvia, directed by Janno Põldma and Heiki Ernits, is one of 14 films selected to screen…

Lithuanian Russian German coproduction Last November to Shoot in 2012

{mosimage}TALLINN: Last November is the working title for a new 3.5-4m EUR Lithuanian, Russian, German coproduction currently in development and due to start shooting in autumn 2012. The project which…

Poland, Romania Win Shooting Stars Spots

Polish actor: Jakub Gierszał (Suicide Room) and Romanian actress Ana Ularu (Outbound) are among the ten young talents chosen as the 2012 Shooting Stars (www.shooting-stars.eu), sponsored by European Film Promotion.…

Finnish Films Surpass 1.1 Million Admissions

Domestic films have taken 17% of the market share in Finnish cinemas, according to data released by Finnish distributors. As of the end of November 2011, admissions to Finnish films…

Conference Ponders Future of Arthouse Cinemas

The international conference on film exhibition in Europe winds to a close in Paris on 7 December with a panel discussion on how European arthouse cinemas are preparing for the…

TV: Georgia Wins Junior Eurovision Competition

The young Georgian group Candy won the 9th Eurovision Junior competition, an annual contest for members of the European Broadcasting Union, taking 103 points for the song Candy Music.