FNE at Venice 2019: FNE TV: Michal Bregant Director Czech National Film Archives

VENICE: FNE spoke to Michal Bregant, Director of Czech National Film Archives, about the selection of Extase (Czechoslovakia, 1934) directed by Gustav Machaty for Venice Classics section of this year’s…
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Vote for EFA People's Choice Award Open

WARSAW: Paweł Pawlikowski's Cold War is among the 12 films nominated for the EFA People’s Choice Award. The vote has started and film fans can win a trip to the…

FNE at Venice 2019: Review: The Laundromat

VENICE: Director Steven Soderbergh’s film The Laundromat, which screens in the main competition in Venice, is based on the book Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money…
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FNE at Venice 2019: FNE TV: Pascal Diot, Head of Venice Production Bridge

FNE asked Pascal Diot what is new this year at the Venice Production Bridge and how it has evolved since its inception as well as what are some of the…
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FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Joker

VENICE: Director Todd Phillips enters the Venice competition lineup with what just might be the first Batman film that is for non-Batman fans. His film Joker takes the usual Hollywood…
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FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Ad Astra

VENICE: American indie filmmaker James Gray is not the first name that springs to mind when you think of a Hollywood sci-fi blockbuster, but Ad Astra, which boasts Hollywood mega-star…
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FNE at Venice 2019: Review: Marriage Story

VENICE: Director Noah Baumbach already has ten feature films to his credit so it is no surprise that this already accomplished and respected filmmaker has landed in the Venice competition…
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Honeyland and Putin’s Witnesses In EFA Documentary Selection

BERLIN: Macedonian Honeyland by Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska, and the Latvian/Swiss/Czech coproduction Putin’s Witnesses by Vitaly Mansky are among the 12 titles from the EFA Documentary Selection.

FNE AV Innovation: We Love Cinema at Usheru

New cinema releases, film festivals, online subscriptions, video on demand, DVD, BluRay, cinema re-releases, extended cuts, live cinema events... As a consumer, the list of options for how to view…

FNE at Venice 2019: Celluloid Dreams Picks Up The Painted Bird

VENICE: Venice competitor Czech / Ukrainian / Slovak coproduction The Painted Bird directed by Václav Marhoul has been acquired by French sales company Celluloid Dreams. The film is the first…


Invitation for all FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2019:

Thirteen Films from CEE In EFA Feature Film Selection

BERLIN: Thirteen films from the CEE are among the 46 titles which made it on the 2019 EFA Feature Film Selection list and are recommended for a nomination for the…

FNE AV Innovation: FanSifter Powers Events With Fan Data

FanSifter powers live events and festivals to utilize their fan data for smarter marketing and more personalized experiences for fans

FNE AV Innovation: tx-reverse 360°: A space time cut through cinema

The highly innovative short film tx-reverse 360° with concept and direction by Martin Reinhart and Virgil Widrich recently screened in the official programme of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival.

FNE AV Innovation: LargoAI: Next Generation Data-driven Moviemaking

The movie industry has a problem. Over 100 years after its inception, the global film industry still does not understand its audience.

Applications Open for cocoWIP at connecting cottbus

COTTBUS: Projects in production or postproduction connected to Eastern Europe in subject or production context can apply for cocoWIP at connecting Cottbus until 22 August 2019. This year’s edition of…

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…

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,…

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.…