FNE at Venice 2019: Venice Film Festival Programme Announced: Vaclav Marhoul’s Painted Bird Lands in Main Competition Slot

VENICE: Czech/Ukrainian/Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul has been selected for the Venezia 76 Competition of the Venice International Film Festival of the Biennale di Venezia. Several other…
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Cinema Operators Call for Films Selected at Leading Festivals to Get Full Theatrical Release

BRUSSELS: International Union of Cinemas (UNIC), representing cinema associations including the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Cinema (ANEC) and the Associazione Nazionale Esercenti Multiplex (ANEM) and key operators across 38 territories in…
26-07-2019

God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya One of Three Finalists of the LUX FILM PRIZE 2019

VENICE: God Exists, Her Name Is Petrunya by Macedonian director Teona Strugar Mitevska is among the three finalists for the LUX FILM PRIZE 2019. The film is a Macedonian, Croatian,…
25-07-2019

EU Supports Young Filmmaking Talent

BRUSSELS: Young filmmakers from Poland, Romania, Estonia and Hungary are among the five filmmakers who received EU support for their short films as winners of the #EUandME Young Filmmakers Competition.…
24-07-2019

FNE AV Innovation: How the Sandbox Hub boosts media innovation through (inter)national collaboration

“We strongly believe in the value of open innovation,” Sarah Geeroms, project leader at the Flemish public broadcaster VRT said during NEXT, the innovation event of Marché du Film –…
23-07-2019

SOFA Announces Its 7th Edition Lineup

ODESSA: Participants from Czech Republic, Slovakia, Georgia, Montenegro and Poland are among the selected participants at the 7th edition of SOFA – SCHOOL OF FILM ADVANCEMENT.
19-07-2019

FNE AV Innovation: Playpilot is Helping You Spend Less Time Searching and More Time Watching

Global video streaming penetration as well as the number of streaming services/households are expected to increase significantly in the next five years. Playpilot is a streaming aggregator that gathers all…
16-07-2019

Cartoon Springboard's Call for Scholarships

VALENCIA: Cartoon Springboard has opened a call for scholarships for its fifth edition taking place 30 September – 2 October 2019 in Valencia, Spain. Cartoon Springboard is providing a special…
11-07-2019

Call for Cinema Hub Proposals

BRUSSELS: The European Commission is launching a 2 m EUR call for proposals to create innovative cultural hubs around cinema theatres, notably in areas where there is limited cinema and…
11-07-2019

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 09.07.2019.

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
10-07-2019

Ten Coproductions from CEE Countries Receive Eurimages Support

GENEVA: Ten projects from CEE countries received coproduction support at the 155th meeting of the Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund, held in Geneva from 24…
02-07-2019

UNIC's Best European Exhibitor Award Goes to Blitz-CineStar

BARCELONA: The Balkan cinema chain Blitz-CineStar was awarded the International Exhibitor of the Year award by the Union of Cinemas (UNIC) at the CineEurope Convention in Barcelona. The award recognised…
21-06-2019

Trans Atlantic Partners Announces Lineup

BERLIN: A total of 26 producers from Europe, Canada, India, Russia and Australia will take part in Trans Atlantic Partners (TAP), a training and networking programme for film and TV…
20-06-2019

CEE Territories Buck European Trend as Cinema Admissions Rise

PRAGUE: Poland, the Baltics, Romania, the Czech Republic and the Balkans are the bright spots for cinema attendance and box office in Europe, with record-breaking results helped by domestic successes.…
18-06-2019

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
17-06-2019

FESTIVALS: Latvia, Poland and Czech Republic Take Home Annecy Wins

ANNECY: The Latvian animated feature-length film Away directed by Gint Zilbalodis won the Contrechamp Award at the Annecy Festival of animated films, which ended on 15 June 2019.
17-06-2019

FNE AV Innovation: AVA Streaming Service Audio Visual Access

AVA (Audio Visual Access) is a streaming service provider that has been developed specifically for libraries and associations of libraries, offering a unique selection of European and international arthouse films.…
14-06-2019

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
03-06-2019

FNE TV at Cannes Marche du Film Next 2019: Sten Kristian-Saluveer Head of Programming

FNE speaks to Sten Kristian-Saluveer, head of programming at Cannes Marche du Film Next 2019, about what new technologies and new business models are influencing the future of film. Over…
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FNE at Cannes 2019: Cannes Prize Winners

CANNES: The 72nd Cannes Film Festival held 14-25 May 2019 awarded its top prize to Parasite / Gisaengchung (South Korea) directed by Bong Joon-ho. The much anticipated Once Upon a…
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