Amendments to Poland’s Cinema Law To Boost Funding for Cinema Industry

WARSAW: A draft amendment to the Polish cinema law would require TV broadcasters and VOD service providers registered in other EU countries to pay 1.5 percent on revenues generated in…
21-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Yevgeny Pashkevich Wraps Postproduction on What Silent Gerda Knows

RIGA: The Latvian director Yevgeny Pashkevich has completed work on his third feature length film What Silent Gerda Knows, which will premiere in the main competition at the Riga International…
21-09-2020

Serbian Cinema Admissions Increase in Mid-September

BELGRADE: Cinemas in Serbia officially re-opened on September 3 and there already is a slight increase in admissions in comparison with the results in the first ten days of the…
21-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Blessed are the Meek

VARNA: Blessed are the Meek by Gueorgui Stoyanov and Wojciech Todorow will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October…
21-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: 18% Grey

VARNA: Viktor Chouchkov’s second feature film 18% Grey will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). It is…
21-09-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Wildlings

VARNA: Martin Makariev’s romantic action comedy Wildlings will screen in the main competition of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020).
21-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Cinedays Festival Kicks Off at Open Air Locations

SKOPJE: More than 40 films will be screened at the Cinedays Festival of European Film, running 18-24 September at nine open air locations in Skopje. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic…
18-09-2020

East-West Co-production Market connecting cottbus Announces Projects

COTTBUS: Six works in progress and 13 projects in development will be presented at the 22nd edition of connecting cottbus, the East-West co-production market taking place entirely online 4 –…
18-09-2020

Shoot for The Seed in Malta Not Affected by UK Quarantine

VALLETTA. The British horror film The Seed directed by Sam Walker continues to shoot in Malta, with the UK imposition of quarantine not having a negative impact, according to a…
18-09-2020

Malta Arts Association Advocates for Arts Vouchers

VALLETTA: The Malta Entertainment and Arts Association (MEIA), recently established to give a voice to the cultural sector on the island, has urged government to grant people 20 EUR vouchers…
18-09-2020

Truth and Justice Dominates Delayed 2020 Estonian Film and Television Awards

TALLINN: Tanel Toom’s debut drama won five top awards at the fourth Estonian Film and Television Awards (EFTA). The gala, which was initially planned for April 2020, but was postponed…
18-09-2020

FESTIVALS: International Short Film Festival of Cyprus 2020 Announces Lineup

LIMASSOL: Eleven short films made by Cypriot directors are included in the National Programme of the 10th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus (ISFFC), which takes place at the Rialto…
17-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Beanpole Wins Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2020

PIEŠŤANY: The intimate Russian drama Beanpole / Dylda directed by Kantemir Balagov received the Meeting Point Europe award in the main competition of the 15th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival…
17-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Golden Rose Film Festival 2020 Announces Lineup

VARNA: A total of 19 feature films and 22 shorts will be screened in the two official competitions of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1…
17-09-2020

Hungarian Comedy Liza the Fox-Fairy Gets Indian Adaptation

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian black comedy Liza the Fox-Fairy (2015) directed by Károly Ujj Mészáros is being adapted in India. Aafat-E-Ishq directed by Indrajit Nattoji has recently started shooting and will…
16-09-2020

PRODUCTION: HBO Europe Series RUXX Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The eight-episode TV series RUXX, directed by Iulia Rugină and Octav Gheorghe, and produced by HBO Europe, has started shooting in Romania. Cristian Mungiu and Tudor Reu are providing…
16-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Speak So I Can See You Wins Belgrade's Beldocs

BELGRADE: Marija Stojnić’s long documentary Speak So I Can See You / Govori da bih te video won the Serbian Competition Programme of the 13th International Documentary Film Festival Beldocs…
16-09-2020

Five Croatian Producers Selected for Croatian-Irish EAVE Workshops

ZAGREB: Five Croatian producers have been selected to participate in EAVE workshops with five Irish producers, to develop projects together.
16-09-2020

GRANTS: National Film Centre of Latvia Announces Low Budget Film Grants

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has announced the results for the low budget film production grants scheme.
15-09-2020

PRODUCTION Hungary and Serbia Team Up on Frust

BUDAPEST: Hungarian indie production company Joyrider and Serbian production house Firefly are coproducing Frust, an offbeat comedy/drama series.
15-09-2020