Hungary Announces Foreign Film Travel Guidelines

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian National Film Institute announced the procedures for foreigners in the film industry traveling to Hungary. The guidelines were published on 10 August 2020.
12-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Walls

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian director Amra Mehić, will be presenting her feature debut Walls, a poignant story of violence at home, at CineLink, that will be held online from 15…
12-08-2020

SOFA Unveils 2020/2021 Participants

BERLIN: Nine projects represented by ten participants will take part in the 8th edition of SOFA –School of Film Advancement. They include participants from Hungary, Lithuania, and Slovenia.
12-08-2020

Poland Chooses Never Gonna Snow Again for Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish/German coproduction Never Gonna Snow Again by Małgorzata Szumowska and Michał Englert will be Poland’s candidate for the Oscars, according to the Polish Film Institute.
11-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: The Otter

SARAJEVO: Rotterdam Film Festival's Tiger Award Winner Srđan Vuletić returns to CineLink with his third feature film project The Otter. CineLink will be held online from 15 till 20 August…
11-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Melting of the Ruler

SARAJEVO: Ivan Salatić, whose 2018 debut feature film You Have the Night (Meander) premiered at the Venice Film Festival, will present his project Melting of the Ruler at CineLink, taking…
11-08-2020

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2020: Debut Feature About Monastery Commune Our Father

SARAJEVO: Goran Stanković will present his debut feature Our Father at CineLink, which will be held online from 15 till 20 August 2020. Stanković is a Student Academy Award nominee…
11-08-2020

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