FNE at TIFF 2020: Babyteeth Wins 19th Transilvania IFF

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Babyteeth, the debut feature by the Australian director Shannon Murphy, was awarded the Transilvania Trophy at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which took place…
10-08-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Tudor Giurgiu Founder and President of Transilvania Film Festival

Tudor talks about the 19th edition of the Transilvania Film Festival, which was held this year in Cluj from 31 July to 9 August on-site despite the difficulties of the…
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Till Death Starring Megan Fox Shoots in Bulgaria Under Covid-19 Safety Protocols

SOFIA: The long-awaited shooting of the thriller Till Death by Australian director Scott Dale, starring Megan Fox and produced by Millennium Media, started on 6 August 2020 in Bulgaria. The…
10-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Nikola Ljuca Returns to CineLink with Rattlesnakes

SARAJEVO: Serbian director Nikola Ljuca, whose 2016 debut feature Humidity (Dart) premiered in Berlinale Forum, returns to the online edition of CineLink (15 - 20 August 2020) with his new…
10-08-2020

PUSTNIK Announces 2020 Residents

BUCHAREST: The sixth edition of the Pustnik Screenwriters Residency, which will take place 7–14 September 2020, has selected eight projects from 110 submissions from 52 countries. Pustnik is the first…
10-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Staņislavs Tokalovs Shooting Latvian/Estonian Coproduction

RIGA: Staņislavs Tokalovs’ sophomore feature Lovable / Mīlulis started shooting in Riga on 4 August 2020. The film is produced by Latvia’s Tasse Film in coproduction with Estonia’s Stellar Films…
07-08-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 06.08.2020

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…
07-08-2020

Record Number of Slovenian Feature Films Receive Development Support from MEDIA-Creative Europe

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian production companies Staragara, Studio Virc and Vertigo received 437,300 EUR in support for the development of ten feature and two short films in the latest MEDIA – Creative…
07-08-2020

Sequel to American BO Hit Don’t Breathe to Be Shot in Serbia

BELGRADE: Horror film Don’t Breathe 2, a sequel to the American box office hit Don’t Breathe, will start production in Serbia in August 2020. The project has already applied for…
07-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Dystopian Drama Memory of Water Shooting in Estonia

TALLINN: Memory of Water, the adaptation of the eponymous bestseller by Emmi Itäranta, is currently shooting near Tallinn. The film directed by Saara Saarela is a Finnish/Estonian/German/Norwegian coproduction with a…
07-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Sarajevo Film Festival Forced to Cancel On-Site Event Nine Days Before Opening

SARAJEVO: The 26th Sarajevo Film Festival which was to be held on-site from 14 to 21 August 2020, has been called off nine days before the opening. The organisers have…
06-08-2020

Croatia Updates Guidelines for Filming during the Pandemic

ZAGREB: A relatively low number of confirmed COVID-19 patients has allowed Croatia to encourage the return of international filmmakers. The Croatian Institute of Public Health issued new, updated guidelines for…
06-08-2020

FESTIVALS: New Dates for 45th Polish FF in Gdynia

GDYNIA: The 45th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia will take place from 8 to 12 December 2020. Among the new events at the festival will be the launch of a…
06-08-2020

UNIC Urges Support for Cinema First Strategy

BRUSSELS: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has issued a statement urging support for a ‘cinema first’ strategy and warns that new content must be released in cinemas first and…
06-08-2020

FNE and FiF at TIFF 2020: Deerskin

FNE has teamed up with Bucharest-based Film in Frames to bring you in depth news and reviews about the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF). Click HERE for the review of…
06-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Zornitsa Sophia Preps Duology on Unconventional Motherhood

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Zornitsa Sophia is working simultaneously on two projects united by the theme of motherhood. Mother is in the final stage of financing and its sequel, Three Kilograms…
05-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Tartu Love Film Festival Announces Lineup

TARTU: Thirteen feature films and four documentaries will screen at the 15th Tartu Love Film Festival aka Tartuff from 10 to 15 August 2020. For the first time in the…
05-08-2020

FNE and FIF: Interview with Anca Mitran, the General Director of CNC

Anca Mitran, the General Director of the Romanian Film Centre, spoke to Romania’s Films In Frame about why is so difficult to change the Film Law and other hot topics…
05-08-2020

Filming in Zagreb Free for Domestic Filmmakers, Reduced Prices for International Productions

ZAGREB: In support of the resumption of international and national audiovisual production in Croatia, the Mayor of Zagreb approved the request by the Zagreb Film Office to abolish or reduce…
04-08-2020

GRANTS: Croatia Announces First Production Grants of 2020

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre distributed 3.6 m EUR /27.7 m HRK for the production of 33 short and feature films. This is the first round of grants for the…
04-08-2020