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

CANAL+ Supports Four Polish Films

WARSAW: Munk Studio SFP and CANAL + Polska will begin filming four feature films in the autumn of 2020 as part of the "60 Minutes" Programme.
15-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Holy Father Wins Audience Award at 2020 Astra Film Fest

SIBIU: Andrei Dăscălescu's Holy Father was awarded the Audience Award at the open-air edition of the 27th Astra Film Fest, which was held from 4 to 13 September 2020. The…
15-09-2020

Cineplexx Opens Fourth Multiplex in Belgrade

BELGRADE: Cineplexx, the leading cinema chain in the region, opened its fourth cinema in Belgrade on 3 September 2020. The latest Cineplexx, situated in the BEO Shopping Centre, has eight…
15-09-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Venice Prize Winners: Nomadland Wins Golden Lion

VENICE: Nomadland (USA) directed by Chloé Zhao (USA) was awarded the top prize in the main competition of 77th Venice Film Festival, which took place from 2 to 12 September…
14-09-2020 m

Netflix Acquires Mundruczo's English Language Debut

BUDAPEST: Pieces of a Woman, Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo’s first film in English, has been picked up by Netflix.
14-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Central European FF Timișoara 2020 Prepares Pandemic Edition

TIMIȘOARA: The 4th edition of the Central European Film Festival Timișoara will take place from 23 to 27 September 2020 under the theme of Utopias, but because of the Coronavirus…
14-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Riga IFF Announces Competition Films

RIGA: Eight films will screen in the main competition of the 7th Riga International Film Festival, which runs from 15 – 25 October 2020. The competition section presents recent films…
14-09-2020