European Film Academy announces contenders

A rich and varied crop of 46 films are in the running for the 23rd European Film Awards nominations, 11 of them from Central and Eastern Europe and Turkey

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Essential Killing

VENICE: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski deservedly won the Venice film festival's Special Jury prize for the courageous film that is a directing tour de force. The film begins with shots…
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Romania’s Prima upgrades with Israeli game show

Isreali company Armoza Formats has sold Romania's Prima TV on the second season of its game show formula Upgrade, which will also be a daily fixture on TV screens in…

Four CEE producers head to PRODUCERS LAB TORONTO

WARSAW: Producers from Poland, Hungary, Croatia and the Czech Republic will be heading to Toronto to take part in the Producers Lab Toronto organized by European Film Promotion (EFP) in…

FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Potiche

VENICE: Director Francois Ozon reviews his successful collaboration with actress Catherine Deneuve who turns in a sparkling performance in this adaptation of Barillet and Gredy's French boulevard comedy. Set in…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Silent Souls

VENICE: Director Aleksei Fedorchenko brings a poetic and very Russian vision to the screen with this beautifully shot film. Profound and deeply moving the film is destined for a long…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Somewhere

VENICE: Sofia Coppola's family drama is one of those films where seemingly nothing much happens but at the same time it captures a piece of life that we all recognize.…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Human Rights Prize for Bulgarian-Italian coproduction Goodbye Mama

VENICE: The Bulgarian Italian coproduction Goodbye Mama ( directed by Michelle Bonev will be awarded the Action For Women prize by the Italian Ministry of Culture today at a special…
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FNE at Venice IFF 2010: Black Swan

BERLIN: Director Darren Aronofsky's has followed up his successful film The Wrestler with Black Swan a psychological thriller in the world of ballet. Speaking at the Biennale press conference the…
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EastEuropean Forum marks 10th anniversary

East European Film Forum, the leading CEE market for documentary films, is accepting submissions through September 3 for its tenth edition, taking place in Jihlava, Czech Republic, October 21-28.

Polish and Turkish actors cast in Iranian film

An Iranian debut film, Forbidden Love, which is set to film in Turkey will star Polish actress Helena Poplavsky and at least six Turkish actors.

NonStop expands in Baltics

NonStop TV (, which offers niche TV in the Baltics, as well as northern Europe and Africa, has completed an agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television in the Baltics.

CEE Producers selected for EFP Toronto Lab

Four producers from Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic and Croatia have been chosen to participate in European Film Promotion's ( Toronto Producers Lab, being held September 10-12 during the Toronto Film…