Projects From FNE Partner Countries Receive SEE Cinema Network Funding

SKOPJE: Films from Cyprus, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro have received South Eastern Europe Cinema Network (SEE Cinema Network) grants for development of feature-length projects. Each project will receive…
25-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Aleksandra Trepińska in Postproduction With Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coproduction based on the 2018 bestselling novel by Dorota Masłowska, has entered the post-production stage. The film directed by Aleksandra Trepińska received support…
25-01-2021

Cinemas in Bucharest Re-Open

BUCHAREST: Cinemas in Bucharest are re-opening on 25 January 2020 together with theatres, restaurants and gambling facilities, as the rate of the Coronavirus infections dropped under 3 cases for 1,000…
25-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Ivailo Hristov’s Fear Competes at 2021 Triste FF

TRIESTE: Ivailo Hristov’s feature Fear (Pro Film) will be screened in the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January 2021 and focuses on…
25-01-2021

Slovak Audiovisual Fund Increases Development Support

BRATISLAVA: The Audiovisual Fund Council approved an increase of 160,000 EUR in support of the second term of 2020 development grant calls on 19 January 2021. The total amount of…
22-01-2021

BOX OFFICE: Box Office in Slovenia Falls by Almost 80% in 2020

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinema admissions and total box office decreased by some 77% in 2020, compared with 2019 results. Admissions dropped to only 539,970 compared to some 2.45 m in 2019,…
22-01-2021

Cyprus Dot.on.the.Map 2021 Calls for Applications

LIMASSOL: The 2nd edition of the Cyprus Film Days industry event Dot.on.the.map Industry Days has opened applications to participate in its international coproductions forum, which will take place 21 –…
22-01-2021

Animated Films from Poland, Croatia and Latvia in Race for Oscar Nod

WARSAW: Polish Kill It and Leave This Town by Mariusz Wilczyński, Croatian Accidental Luxuriance of the Translucent Water Rebus by Dalibor Barić and Latvian My Favourite War by Ilze Burkovska-Jacobsen…
22-01-2021

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: An Ordinary Country by Tomasz Wolski

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, speaks to Polish documentary maker Tomasz Wolski about his documentary An Ordinary Country.
22-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival 2021 Set to Kick Off

BELGRADE: The 14th edition of the Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival will kick off on 22 January 2021 and run through 25 January via the online platform kustendorf.online. A…
21-01-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 20.01.2021

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…
21-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Father Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: Srđan Golubović's social drama Father / Otac / Oče will be screened in the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January 2021…
21-01-2021

FESTIVALS: In the Dusk Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: The historical drama In the Dusk / Sutemose (also known as At Dusk) by acclaimed Lithuanian director Šarūnas Bartas is screening in the main competition of the 32nd Trieste…
21-01-2021

Serbia Adopts Changes to Film and TV Incentives Programme

BELGRADE: The Ministry of Culture and Information of the Government of Serbia has taken charge of the country’s film and TV incentives programme. It was previously handled by the Ministry…
20-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Polish/Swedish Sweat Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: The sophomore drama from Magnus von Horn, the Polish/Swedish coproduction Sweat, will screen in the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January…
20-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Romanian The Campaign / Berliner Competes at 2021 Trieste FF

TRIESTE: Romanian director Marian Crișan sends his fourth feature film The Campaign / Berliner to the main competition of the 32nd Trieste Film Festival, which runs 21 – 30 January…
20-01-2021

Milcho Manchevski`s Willow to Be Released in USA by Kino Lorber

SKOPJE: Academy Award nominee Milcho Manchevski’s Willow / Vrba will be released by Kino Lorber in the USA in the spring of 2021. The US cinema release of the film…
19-01-2021

BOX OFFICE: Box Office in Hungary Falls by 70% in 2020

BUDAPEST: Hungarian domestic box office fell by 62% in 2020. The total gross of Hungarian films was 838 million HUF / 2.3 million in EUR in 2019, but fell to…
19-01-2021

Shadow Country Dominates Czech Lion Nominations

PRAGUE: Shadow Country directed by Bohdan Sláma topped the list of films competing for the 2020 Czech Lion Awards with 15 nominations. It was followed by Havel directed by Slávek…
19-01-2021

FESTIVALS: Fest Anca 2021 Calls for Entries

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak festival of animated films Fest Anca is accepting submissions through 31 January 2021 for this summer’s event.
19-01-2021