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…

Sarajevo launches Regional Cooperation Forum

The 16th Sarajevo Film Festival launched its Regional Forum on the future of the film industry organized with the support of the UNESCO Venice office (, the Regional Cooperation Council…

East Euorpean Doc Forum announces deadlines

The 10th East European Forum ( for documentary filmmakers is accepting applications through September 3, 2010.

Documentary Campus open for registration

Documentary Campus (, which will be held in Munich September 10-12, is accepting reduced registration fees from East European participants.

CineLink awards seven CEE films

Sarajevo CineLink co-production market ( gave its Excellence Award to Serbian Circles by writers Srđan Koliević and Melina Pota Koliević and director Srdan Golubović.

SPI expands into Spain

SPI International signed an agreement on July 27 with the leading Spanish independent film distributor Vertice 360 to cooperate on introducing FilmBox channels on the Spanish TV market.

FESTIVALS: Era New Horizons opens with Cannes winner

Cannes grand prix winner, Of Gods and Men (Des hommes et des dieux) by Xavier Beauvois, will make its Polish premiere as the opening film of the Era New Horizons…