Slovenian Arthouse Cinemas See Grants Cut By Half

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian arthouse cinemas, already struggling for survival from COVID closures and capacity restrictions, are now facing funding cuts of nearly half from the Slovenian Ministry of Culture.
25-11-2020

Nova Lituania Sails Off with Six 2020 Silver Crane Awards

VILNIUS: Karolis Kaupinis's feature film Nova Lituania won awards for the Best Feature, Best Director, Best Script, Best Art Direction, Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor at the Lithuanian…
25-11-2020

OBITUARY: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Actor Mustafa Nadarević

SARAJEVO: Bosnian and Herzegovinian film and TV world has lost one of the most prominent actors: Mustafa Nadarević. He died at his home in Zagreb on 22 November 2020 from…
25-11-2020

FESTIVALS: CINEIndustry Film Market Holds Hybrid Edition

SKOPJE: The Association of Macedonian film distributors and CINEDAYS European Film Festival are hosting the 2nd CINEIndustry Film market, taking place 25 – 30 November 2020.
25-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Hungarian Doc Fest Versio Hands Out Six Awards

BUDAPEST: Welcome to Chechnya by David France won the 17th Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which took place 10 - 22 November 2020. The festival moved to an…
25-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Slovenian/Italian Coproduction Sanremo Premieres at Black Nights

LJUBLJANA: Miroslav Mandić’s sixth feature Sanremo, a drama about aging, premieres in competition at the 24th Black Nights Film Festival, which runs through 29 November 2020. This Slovenian/Italian coproduction was…
25-11-2020

PRODUCTION: British/Hungarian Mrs Harris Goes to Budapest

BUDAPEST: The British/Hungarian coproduction Mrs Harris Goes to Paris is currently filming in Hungary until the end of November 2020. The film will move on to Paris and London to…
24-11-2020

PRODUCTION: Montenegrin/Serbian Coproduction The Face of Honour

PODGORICA: The Montenegrin/Serbian coproduction The Face of Honour / Djeca (working title), directed by Nikola Vukcevic, has recently wrapped shooting in Montenegro. The film, with a screenplay by Ana Vujadinovic…
24-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Germany's A Blink of an Eye Wins Scanorama New Baltic Cinema Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The German animated short film A Blink of an Eye / Augenblicke by Kiana Naghshineh won the best film prize in the New Baltic Cinema competition of the European…
24-11-2020

FNE at EnergaCAMERIMAGE 2020: Nomadland Wins EnergaCAMERIMAGE and Finnish/Estonian Helene Takes Silver Frog

TORUŃ: The DoP Joshua James Richards won the Main Competition of the 28th IFF EnergaCAMERIMAGE for Nomadland directed by Chloe Zhao. The Silver Frog went to the Finnish/Estonian film Helene,…
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Greek/Polish/Slovenian Apples Wins 2020 Ljubljana IFF

LJUBLJANA: The Greek/Polish/Slovenian coproduction drama Apples / Sadeži pozabe by Christos Nikou won the Kingfisher Award for best film at the 31st Ljubljana IFF.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT Presents Week of Programmes at 2020 Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: MIDPOINT is hosting a full week of lectures and panels during Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 23 – 27 November 2020 alongside the Black Nights Film Festival.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: MIDPOINT TV Launch and Script Pool Present 14 Projects at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn &; Baltic Event, taking place 23 - 27 November 2020, is presenting 14 TV and drama series projects in development. Five are participating in the Script Pool TV…
23-11-2020

National Film Institute - Hungary Launches Streaming Platform

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute - Hungary launched Filmio, a platform streaming Hungarian films, on 19 November 2020. More than 220 productions are available on the site, including 160 feature…
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Animafest Cyprus Calls for Submissions

NICOSIA: The 20th Animafest Cyprus is accepting submission for its 2021 edition, which will take place 11 – 14 August in the village of Salamiou.
23-11-2020

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days Calls for Entries

LIMASSOL: The 19th Cyprus Film Days has opened its call for entries. Films may be submitted until 11 January 2020.
23-11-2020

FNE IDF Podcast: True Story: Town of Glory: Documentary Maker Dmitry Bogolyubov

This week True Story, a collaborative project between the Institute of Documentary Film and Film New Europe, presents an interview with documentary maker Dmitry Bogolyubov, who speaks about his documentary…
20-11-2020

Slovak Cinemas Reopen At Half Capacity

BRATISLAVA: Slovakia allowed the reopening of cinemas at half-capacity as of 16 November 2020. However, the Cinema Operators Association and the Slovak Union of Film Distributors point out that the…
20-11-2020

FNE Oscar Watch 2021: Blizzard of Souls to Represent Latvia in Oscar Race

RIGA: The historical drama Blizzard of Souls / Dvēseļu putenis directed by Dzintars Dreibergs is Latvia's candidate for the 93rd Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the…
20-11-2020

FNE at Black Nights FF 2020: Baltic Competition: Veiko Õunpuu’s The Last Ones

TALLINN: The Last Ones / Viimane, an Estonian/Finnish/Dutch coproduction directed by the acclaimed award-winning Estonian director Veiko Õunpuu, is screening in the Baltic Competition of the 24th Black Nights Film…
20-11-2020