FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Slovak Director Viera Čákanyová Wins Top Prize at Ji.hlava IDFF

JIHLAVA: White on White by Slovak director Viera Čákanyová won Best Film in the Opus Bonum international competition of the 24th Ji.hlava IDFF, which continues online through 8 November 2020.…
02-11-2020

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: Cottbus Postponed to December

COTTBUS: The 30th anniversary edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, originally scheduled to begin on 3 November 2020, has postponed its dates due to the closure of all cinemas for four weeks,…
02-11-2020

HAVC Gives Additional Support for Productions Affected by COVID-19

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) will provide 660,000 EUR / 5 m HRK in additional support for the production of feature films to help productions affected by the COVID-19…
02-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Slovenia Selects Stories From the Chestnut Woods as Oscar Candidate

LJUBLJANA: Gregor Božič’s debut feature Stories From the Chestnut Woods / Zgodbe iz kostanjevih gozdov is Slovenia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
02-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Estonia Selects The Last Ones as Oscar Bid

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by Veiko Õunpuu, has been selected as Estonia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award…
02-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Rapper Film Larry Completes Shooting

BUDAPEST: Szilárd Bernáth's first feature film Larry completed filming on 30 September 2020. The story of a young rapper growing up in a tough neighbourhood stars rising young actor Benett…
30-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Unveils Baltic Event Works in Progress

TALLINN: Seven Baltic projects, seven international projects and four additional projects will be presented at the Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, the one-week summit for film and audiovisual industry professionals held…
30-10-2020

FNE at Artdocfest Riga 2020: The Earth is Blue As An Orange

RIGA: The documentary The Earth Is Blue As An Orange by Iryna Tsilyk will screen in the International Documentary Film Festival Ardocfest / Riga, running from 26 November to 1…
30-10-2020

Canal + Polska To Launch IPO on Warsaw Stock Exchange

WARSAW: One of the leading Polish Pay TV providers Canal + Polska has announced plans for an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. Canal+ Polska holds a 70% stake in…
29-10-2020

Presentation of Feasibility Study for Major New International Film Studio in Zagreb

ZAGREB: The Croatian Institute for Public Finance and Olsberg SPI consultancy will present the results of their feasibility study on a project of a new film studio complex in Croatia…
29-10-2020

Georgia's GNFC Creates Cinema Education Platform

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (GNFC) is launching a new film education platform, History-Film-History, with the support of Creative Europe.
29-10-2020

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: The Campaign / Berliner Competes at Cottbus 2020

COTTBUS: Romanian director Marian Crișan sends his fourth feature film Campaign / Berliner to the main competition of the 30th edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, 3 – 8 November 2020.
29-10-2020

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: Serbian/German/Bulgarian Living Man Competes at Cottbus 2020

BELGRADE: Oleg Novković’s sixth feature Living Man / Živ čovek is one of three Serbian productions screening in the main competition of the 30th edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, 3 –…
29-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2020 Goes Online

ZAGREB: The Zagreb Film Festival will hold its 18th edition entirely online, on the platforms kinoeuropa.hr and croatian.film. The festival becomes the latest in a series of autumn festivals to…
28-10-2020

Slovak Historical Drama The Report to Be Released in USA

BRATISLAVA: The historical drama The Report / Správa directed by the acclaimed Slovak director Peter Bebjak is going to be released in the USA by Samuel Goldwyn Films.
28-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Verzio Fest 2020 Goes Online

BUDAPEST: The 17th edition of the Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will take place online in an extended form, running 10 – 22 November 2020.
28-10-2020

FESTIVALS: IDFF Artdocfest / Riga 2020 Announces Competition Films

RIGA: The first stand-alone edition of International Documentary Film Festival Ardocfest / Riga will run from 26 November to 1 December 2020 with screenings to be held at the cinema…
28-10-2020

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: Lithuania’s The Castle Competes at Cottbus 2020

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Lina Lužytė screens her second feature film The Castle / Pilis in the main competition of the 30th edition of FilmFestival Cottbus, 3 – 8 November 2020. …
28-10-2020

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2020: Balkan Oasis Competes at Cottbus 2020

COTTBUS: The coproduction between Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Netherlands and France, Oasis by the Serbian director Ivan Ikić will screen in the main competition of the 30th edition…
28-10-2020

Georgia's GNFC Postpones Grant Competitions

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (GNFC) is postponing competitions through the end of 2020 due to uncertainties created by the COVID-19 crisis.
27-10-2020