EFA 2018 Nominations for Poland, Georgia, Romania and Bulgaria

SEVILLE: Cold War by Pawel Pawlikowski received five nominations for the European Film Academy 2018 awards, in the categories for European Film, Director, Actor, Actress and Scriptwriter.
13-11-2018

FNE at Cottbus 2018: Ayka Wins Best Film at 28th Cottbus Film Festival

COTTBUS: The Russian/German/Polish/Kazakh/Chinese coproduction Ayka directed by Sergei Dvortsevoy won the main prize for best film at the 28th Cottbus Film Festival, which concluded on 11 November 2018. The award…
12-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: The Ugly Mandarine

COTTBUS: Producer Michal Kracmer of Analog Vision and director Piaayu Xie presented the Czech/Slovak project The Ugly Mandarine at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, which took place 8-9 November…
12-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: Patchwork

COTTBUS: Cyprus makes a rare appearance at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking place 8-9 November 2018, with producer Janine Teerling of AMP Filmworks and director Petros Charalambous pitching…
12-11-2018

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…
12-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: Pitching Awards Go to Romania and Lithuania

COTTBUS: The Best Pitch Award of the 20th edition of the East-West coproduction market Connecting Cottbus (8 and 9 November 2018) went to the Romanian project October from director Cristian…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018 Works in Progress: Brighton 4

COTTBUS: Six works in progress presented at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking place 8 and 9 November 2018, stretched the territorial range of the iconic East-West coproduction market,…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: Mira

COTTBUS: Producer Maria Blicharska of Donten & Lacroix Films and director Anna Jadowska are pitching the Polish dark comedy Mira at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking place 8-9…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: Victim

COTTBUS: Producer Jakub Viktorin of the Slovak half of the young Czech/Slovak production company nutprodukcia and director Michal Blasko are presenting their project Victim at the 20th edition of Connecting…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: The Myth of a Real Man

COTTBUS: Producer Adi Dizdarevic of Dart Film and director Lee Filipovski are pitching the Serbian drama The Myth of a Real Man at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: October

COTTBUS: Romanian producer Oana Giurgiu of Libra Film Production and director Cristian Pascariu presented the Romanian project October at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking place 8-9 November 2018.…
09-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: New Film Incentives Raise the Bar for CEE Territories

COTTBUS: Before the pitching programmes at Karlovy Vary, Warsaw, Transylvania or Trieste, there was Connecting Cottbus, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Setting a goal of bringing together the industry…
08-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: 9th Step

COTTUBS: Lithuania for the first time is represented by two projects at Connecting Cottbus, running 8 and 9 November 2018. The first is presented by IN SCRIPT's producer Lukas Trimonis…
08-11-2018

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2018: I Never Cry

COTTBUS: Producer Jan Kwiecinski of Akson Studio and director Piotr Domalewski are pitching the tragicomedy I Never Cry at the 20th edition of Connecting Cottbus, taking place 8-9 November 2018.
08-11-2018

FNE at Cottbus: Rejected Premieres in Competition

COTTBUS: The Kazakh film Rejected / Otvergnutye directed by Zhanna Issabayeva makes its world premiere in the main competition of the 28th Cottbus Film Festival, running 6 – 11 November…
06-11-2018

Review: First Man

Director Damien Chazelle makes a quantum shift with his Venice competition entry First Manafter his hugely successful, light-hearted homage to the Hollywood musical La La Land. 
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FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 26.10.2018.

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…
26-10-2018

FNE IDF DocBloc: Jihlava Opens with Spotlight on Czech Films

The 22nd Jihlava IDFF, running 25 - 30 October 2018, is the Czech film industry's opportunity to celebrate their prolific documentary output in the Czech Joy national competition.
26-10-2018

Petition Supports Proportionate Remuneration for EU Directors and Screenwriters

BRUSSELS: A petition with 21,000 signatories supporting the right to a fair and proportionate remuneration for Europe’s screenwriters and directors was delivered to Mariya Gabriel, EU Commissioner for Digital Society…
25-10-2018

Polish Animated Film Nominated for 2018 European Film Awards

BERLIN: The animated film Another Day of Life, a Polish/Spanish/German/Hungarian coproduction directed by Raul de la Fuente and Damian Nenow, is one of the four nominees in the European Animated…
24-10-2018