Coco Opens Call for Projects

COTTBUS: The 21st edition of connecting cottbus, the longest-running East-West coproduction market, has opened its call for submissions to the event which runs 6-8 November 2019.
07-05-2019

Decrease in CME 2019 First Quarter Ad Revenues

PRAGUE: Central European Media Enterprises reported a 7 percent decline in net revenues to 146.6 m USD and 10 percent decline in TV advertising revenues during the first quarter of…
02-05-2019

Paweł Pawlikowski Joins Cannes Jury

CANNES: Polish director and screenwriter Paweł Pawlikowski has been selected to serve on the prestigious jury of the Cannes Film Festival.
30-04-2019

FNE AV Innovation: The Power of Metadata to Promote European Films

Metadata is a word you’ve probably heard mentioned, however it’s rarely understood, with even seasoned filmmakers often asking what is metadata? In its most basic form, metadata literally means a…
29-04-2019

FNE at MIFF 2019: Prize Winners

MOSCOW: The Secret of a Leader (Kazakhstan) directed by Farkhat Sharipov took home the Golden George for Best Film at the 41st Moscow International Film Festival, but there was no…
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EFP Announces 20th Producers on the Move Selection

HAMBURG: Producers from Slovenia, Serbia, Poland, Latvia and Croatia are among the 20 participants chosen for the prestigious Producers on the Move programme of European Film Promotion.
24-04-2019

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 23.04.2019.

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…
24-04-2019

FNE at Cannes 2019: Films from CEE Countries in Cannes’ Cinéfondation and Sidebar Sections

CANNES: Films from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland were selected for Cannes’ Cinéfondation competition. Majority and minority coproductions from Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, the Czech Republic and Bosnia and…
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FNE at Cannes 2019: Main Competition Announced: Porumboiu’s The Whistlers Scores Slot in Lineup

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Corneliu Porumboiu enters Cannes’ competition for the first time with the Romanian/French/German coproduction The Whistlers/La Gomera starring Vlad Ivanov. La Gomera is the only film from CEE…
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Pawlikowski’s Cold War Wins Big at East West Golden Arch Film Awards

MOSCOW: The Oscar nominated Cold War directed by Pawel Pawlikowski won awards for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress and Best Cinematography at the second edition of the East West…
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FESTIVALS: Russia Takes Top Prize at goEast

WIESBADEN: The Russian debut film Acid by Alexander Gorchilin won the Best Film award at the 19th goEast film festival at the closing ceremony on 16 April 2019.
17-04-2019

FNE at MIFF 2019: Latvia’s Dāvis Sīmanis Scores Slot in Competition Lineup with The Mover

MOSCOW: Latvian director Dāvis Sīmanis has scored a slot in the main competition for the 41. Moscow International Film Festival with The Mover / Tevs Nakts. The film, set in…
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FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 02.04.2019.

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…
03-04-2019

FESTIVALS: The 19th goEast Announces Lineup

WIESBADEN: Sixteen titles including 10 feature films and six documentaries were selected for the Competition of the 19th edition of the Festival of Central and European Film – goEast, which…
03-04-2019

Organisers of LET’S CEE Film Festival Cancel 2019 Edition

VIENNA: The organisers of the LET’S CEE Film Festival have cancelled the 2019 edition. The 7th edition of the festival focusing on films from Central and Eastern Europe was supposed…
01-04-2019

FNE AV Innovation: Online European Film Challenge Boosts European Cinema

VILNIUS: Innovative online contest #europeanfilmchallenge is using social media to boost the European film industry by harnessing its most vital natural resource – films fans.
27-03-2019

European Parliament Approves New Copyright Directive

STRASBOURG: The European Parliament voted in favour of the Directive on copyright in the Digital Single Market on 26 March 2019. The text will now need to be formally endorsed…
27-03-2019

European Authors Urge EP to Adopt Copyright Directive

BRUSSELS: More than 100 European organisations of authors, representing hundreds of thousands of voters (writers, screenwriters, filmmakers, composers and songwriters) have sent an open letter to the European Parliament urging…
22-03-2019

LUX Film Prize Launches Film of the Month Initiative

BRUSSELS: The LUX FILM PRIZE of the European Parliament is once again partnering up with ARTE and ARTEKino to promote over the next three months one LUX PRIZE film monthly…
21-03-2019

Seven Projects from CEE Countries Receive Eurimages Support

BUCHAREST: The Board of Management of the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund, at its 154th meeting held in Bucharest from 12 to 15 March 2019, agreed to support 15 fiction…
20-03-2019