PRODUCTION: Icelandic/Polish Coproduction Wolka Shooting in Poland

KALISZ: The shooting is underway for Wolka, a new crime drama from Árni Ólafur Ásgeirsson, coproduced by Iceland and Poland. The crew moved from Westman Islands to Kalisz, Poland, on…
08-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Quarantine Zone Film Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

BUDAPEST: The first episode of the five-episode film The Quarantine Zone directed by Dániel Indi Zsótér began filming on 7 September 2020. The low-budget film, which is independently produced by…
08-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Honeyland and Kapitán Demo Headed to 2020 EKOFILM IFF

BRNO: The 46th EKOFILM International Film Festival, which will take place in Brno from 14 to 17 October 2020, will open with a performance by the musician Kapitán Demo and…
08-09-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: FNE Podcast: CICAE Training Organiser Boglarka Nagy Talks With Participants

VENICE: Boglarka Nagy, head of studies of the CICAE Training, talks with participants Hristo Hristozov from Bulgaria and Sonia Le Pape from Poland and Gabi Suciu-Paduretu from Romania.
07-09-2020

Sony Pictures Animation Partners With Cyprus RISE Research Center

NICOSIA: Sony Pictures Animation has signed a partnership agreement with Cyprus-based Research Centre on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies – RISE Centre of Excellence to explore technological advances…
07-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Juraj Lehotský Starts Production on Applause

BRATISLAVA: Juraj Lehotský is starting production of his third feature drama Applause / Potlesk.
07-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Ádám Császi in Production With Three Thousand Numbered Pieces

BUDAPEST: Ádám Császi is currently shooting his sophomore feature Three Thousand Numbered Pieces / Háromezer számozott darab, a mix of fiction, absurdity and sociographic reality, aiming at answering if it…
07-09-2020

CineStar Opens Fourth Multiplex in Serbia

BELGRADE: The German exhibitor CineStar opened its fourth multiplex in Serbia and its 24th in the CEE region on 5 September 2020. Cinemas in Serbia were allowed to reopen on…
07-09-2020

FNE TV at VENICE 2020: CICAE Training Programme for Arthouse Cinema Professionals in Venice

VENICE: The 17th Edition of the CICAE training programme for arthouse and independent exhibitors took place from 31 August to 6 September this year on the island of San Servolo…
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PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Konstantin Burov in Postproduction with Goodbye, Johnny

SOFIA: Konstantin Burov is in the final stage of the post-production of his second feature film Goodbye, Johnny. The film was screened during the online edition of the 17th Sofia…
04-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF Industry Platform Alternative Wave 2020

TBILISI: The BIAFF's industry platform Alternative Wave will take place during the festival, which runs 16-20 September 2020. The main focus of the 2020 Alternative Wave is to develop low…
04-09-2020

Baltic Pitching Forum 2020 Announces Participants

VILNIUS: Poland will be the guest country at the eighth edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum (BPF), taking place 8 – 10 October 2020. A total of 12 projects have…
04-09-2020

FNE TV at VENICE 2020: CICAE Training Programme for Arthouse Cinema Professionals Kicks Off in Venice

VENICE: The 17th Edition of the CICAE training programme for arthouse and independent exhibitors, which runs from 31 August to 6 September this year on the island of San Servolo…
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FNE at Venice 2020: Midnight Screening: Mosquito State

VENICE: The Polish/USA coproduction Mosquito State directed by Filip Jan Rymsza will be screening Out of Competition at the Venice Film Festival at the midnight screenings at Sala Giardino on…
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FESTIVALS: Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2020 Announces Lineup and Slovak Premieres

PIEŠŤANY: Nine feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 15th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place…
03-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Action Thriller South Wind 2 in Production

BELGRADE: Serbian action thriller South Wind 2 / Južni vetar 2 directed by Miloš Avramović and supported by Film Center Serbia, started shooting on 17 August 2020.
03-09-2020

European VoD Meetings in Venice

VENICE: The four-day training course European VoD Meetings is running in Venice through 4 September 2020, following the COVID-19 forced cancellation of its March workshop in Sofia.
03-09-2020

Lithuanian Classic Film Opens in France

VILNIUS: A recently restored version of the 1964 film The Girl and the Echo directed by Arūnas Žebriūnas opened in 16 cinemas in France on 2 September 2020. It will…
03-09-2020

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2020 Production and Development Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo allocated 1,230,000 KM / 81,800 EUR to nine features, 14 short films, three minority coproductions and nine projects in development.
02-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series With One Eye Open Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The Swedish production company Nice Drama, in coproduction with UK-based Twelve Town and with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond, are shooting the eight-part action thriller With One…
02-09-2020