FESTIVALS: IDFF Artdocfest Riga 2021 Announces Winners

RIGA: The International Documentary Film Festival Artdocfest ran in Riga and outside the city from 28 April to 3 May 2020. The main prize was awarded to Silent Voice directed…
04-05-2021

OBITUARY: Croatian Director Bogdan Žižić

ZAGREB: The legendary Croatian film director/scriptwriter Bogdan Žižić died aged 86. He was one of the nation's most prominent authors for decades, helming over 100 short and documentary films.
04-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Eleonora Veninova in Postproduction with First Macedonian Film Shot under COVID-19 Restrictions in 2020

SKOPJE: First time director Eleonora Veninova is in the last stage of editing with Sabattier Effect / Preeksponirano, produced by Goce Kralevski through DNF Films. This Macedonian/Serbian coproduction is the…
03-05-2021

Cinemas Reopen in Bucharest

BUCHAREST: Bucharest reopens cinemas, theatres, concert halls and indoor restaurants as the infection rate has fallen below three cases for 1,000 persons for three consecutive days.
03-05-2021

PRODUCTION: René Vilbre to Direct First Original Viaplay Production from Estonia

TALLINN: Popular Estonian director René Vilbre is set to direct the crime drama Who Shot Otto Mueller?, the first original Viaplay production from Estonia. Tallinn-based Cuba Films is producing.
03-05-2021

FESTIVALS: Animafest 2021 Announces Lineup

ZAGREB: Six titles have been selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 31st World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 - 12 June…
03-05-2021

RE-ACT 2021 Calls for Projects

TRIESTE: Applications for the 2021 edition of First Cut Lab RE-ACT, a workshop designed for feature films in the editing phase from Croatia, the Friuli Venezia Giulia region, Serbia and…
03-05-2021

Transilvania Pitch Stop 2021 Launches Call for Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The 20th Transilvania International Film Festival, which will be held in Cluj-Napoca 23 July-1 August 2021, invites filmmakers to submit their projects to Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS) until 3…
03-05-2021

FNE at MIFF 2021: 43rd Moscow International Film Festival Announces Prize Winners As Physical Edition Wraps

MOSCOW: The 43rd edition of the Moscow International Film Festival awarded its top prize for best film in the main competition to #dogpoopgirl (Romania) by Romanian director Andrei Hutuleac, who…
30-04-2021 m

Hungarian Cinemas Reopen for Immunity Certificate Holders

BUDAPEST: A wide range of services will reopen in Hungary, including cinemas, when the number of vaccinated people reaches 4 million, which is expected to be reached on 30 April…
30-04-2021

Poland Reopens Cinemas

WARSAW: The Polish government will allow open-air cinemas to reopen rom 15 May and all cinemas to be opened on 29 May 2021 with a capacity of up to 50%…
30-04-2021

Polish Film Institute Support During COVID-19 Pandemic

WARSAW: As Poland re-opens its economy after the third wave of COVID-19, the Polish industry is set to succeed due to the continuous support from the Polish Film Institute headed…
30-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Soňa Gyárfáš Lutherová in Production with Slovak/Czech Transgender Documentary

BRATISLAVA: Soňa Gyárfáš Lutherová’s first long documentary Happy Man / Šťastný človek is entering the last stage of production. This Slovak/Czech film, also coproduced by HBO Europe, captures the intimate…
30-04-2021

Lives of Hamid Awarded Best Project at Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point

LIMASSOL: Lives of Hamid by the French director Jonathan Millet was awarded Best Project at the 2nd edition of Dot on the Map Industry Days, which was held in the…
30-04-2021

International Productions Continue To Shoot in Malta Despite Pandemic

VALLETTA: A spate of international productions have been filming in Malta, despite the COVID-19 pandemic which has left other areas of the island’s economy shuttered. They are expected to inject…
29-04-2021

Netflix Gangster Series Clark Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: International film crews are flocking back to Croatia with at least eight new foreign projects expected until the end of 2021, after a year of delays due to the…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film Returns to Portorož with New Director

LJUBLJANA: The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož with a new director Bojan Labović. The festival will take place 11-17 October 2021 and the submissions for the applications…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Kutaisi ISFF 2021 Announces New Dates for Physical Edition

TBILISI: The first edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival, which was postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is finally taking place in a physical format 8–12…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: FEST 2021 Invites Audiences to Return to Belgrade Cinemas

BELGRADE: The 49th FEST International Film Festival in Belgrade, the largest and the most popular film festival in Serbia, will present 71 Serbian premieres, including both domestic and foreign productions,…
28-04-2021

Macedonian TV Series Zoki Poki Sold to Serbia

SKOPJE: The children series Zoki Poki has been sold to the Radio Television of Serbia (RTS). The rights for the series were also acquired for Denmark and Finland, in addition…
28-04-2021