FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Ji.hlava Presents 2021 Emerging Producers

JIHLAVA: The 24th edition of the Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival opens on 27 October 2020, in an extended online version running through 8 November. A highlight of the festival’s…
27-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Denmark Takes Main Prize at 2020 Astra Film Festival Online

SIBIU: The Danish film Long Live Love by Sine Skibsholt and the German film As Long As You Still Have Arms by Luisa Bäde won the New Voices in Documentary…
27-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Radu Jude in Postproduction With Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian writer/director Radu Jude is currently in postproduction with a new feature film, Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (aka Sleepwalkers), a coproduction between Romania, Luxembourg, the…
27-10-2020

Hungary and Serbia Head to CARTOON Springboard

VALENCIA: CARTOON Springboard, a new pitching event for young talents from European animation schools, has selected projects from Serbia and Hungary for its 27 – 29 October 2020 event, which…
27-10-2020

Delayed Payments Jeopardise Slovenian Film Production

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian filmmakers are disappointed and concerned about not receiving funds for various film projects through already signed contracts with the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) for several months. Many of…
26-10-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Ji.hlava Festival Director Marek Hovorka

Ji.hlava IDFF is the latest in a long line of film festivals forced to go online because of the COVID pandemic. Festival director Market Hovorka talks about the decision to…
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Ivan I. Tverdovsky’s Conference Wins 2020 Riga IFF

RIGA: The Riga International Film Festival concluded its 7th edition on 25 October 2020, handing its main prize to Ivan I. Tverdovsky’s Conference, which was coproduced by Estonia’s Nafta Films.…
26-10-2020

Historical Spy-Thriller O2 Tops Estonian Box Office

TALLINN: The Estonian historical spy-thriller O2 directed by Margus Paju is leading the Estonian box office since its release on 9 October 2020. The film was produced by Nafta Films…
26-10-2020

Romanian/Finnish/German Acasă My Home Gets North American Distribution

BUCHAREST: Acasă My Home, the first documentary by the Romanian journalist turned filmmaker Radu Ciorniciuc, will be distributed in North America by Zeitgeist Films and Kino Lorber. This Romanian/Finnish/German coproduction…
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Just Film 2020 Unveils International Youth Competition Films

TALLINN: Just Film, running 13 – 29 November 2020, the sub-festival of the Black Nights Film Festival dedicated to youth and children's films, has announced 12 films competing in its …
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020 Competition Lineup

WARSAW: EnergaCAMERIMAGE has announced the films selected for the main competition of the festival, which will take place from 14 to 21 November 2020 in Toruń.
26-10-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Croatia Selects Extracurricular as Oscar Bid

ZAGREB: Extracurricular directed by Ivan-Goran Vitez is Croatia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the best international feature film category. The 93rd Academy…
26-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Agnieszka Skalska - Poland

Agnieszka Skalska is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.
26-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Gdynia Film Festival 2020 Announces Lineup

GDYNIA: Fourteen films have qualified for the Main Competition of the 45th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia, set to take place from 8 to 12 December 2020. They include 4…
23-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Tallin Black Nights 2020 Announces Competition

TALLINN: The main competition of the 24th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will screen 25 films. The festival runs 13 – 29 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Ivan Perić - Croatia

Ivan Perić is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Ieva Ūbele - Latvia

Ieva Ūbele is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October – 8 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Zora Jaurová - Slovakia

Zora Jaurová is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Iva Plemić Divjak - Serbia

Iva Plemić Divjak is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.
23-10-2020

FNE at Ji.hlava IDFF 2020: Emerging Producer: Ildiko Kosztolni - Hungary

Ildiko Kosztolni is participating in the 2020 Emerging Producers programme of the Ji-hlava International Documentary Film Festival, which runs 27 October - 8 November 2020.
23-10-2020