Lithuanian Film Centre Supports Cinemas and Film Distributors With 2.8m EUR for COVID Losses

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre granted support of 2.8 m EUR for cinemas and film distributors to compensate for losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. In all, 18 cinemas, operating…
07-10-2020

Bucharest and Galați Close Cinemas As Pandemic Numbers Rise

BUCHAREST: Cinemas will close in Bucharest and the Eastern Romanian city of Galați starting on 7 October 2020. Bucharest is also closing theatres, indoor cafés and restaurants. They will re-open…
07-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Feature Golden Boy Starts Filming

BELGRADE: The production of the Serbian feature Golden Boy / Zlatni dečko directed by Ognjen Janković and supported by Film Center Serbia, started on 30 September 2020.
07-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Alexander Koridze In Production With Atonal Glow

TBILISI: Georgian director Alexander Koridze is currently in production with his long documentary Atonal Glow. The first shoot started in Tbilisi in July 2019. The project is funded by the…
07-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Paradise – A Second Life

LJUBLJANA: Davide Del Degan's crime comedy Paradise – A Second Life / Paradise – Una nuova vita / Paradiž – novo življenje will be screened in the competition of the…
07-10-2020

Nicolas Cage Comedy Films in Dubrovnik

DUBROVNIK: Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal lead the cast of The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, a humorous meta-comedy directed by Tom Gormican, that’s currently being filmed in the luxurious…
06-10-2020

Looking Back At 17th CICAE Training Programme

VENICE: The 17th edition of the international training course "Art Cinema = Action + Management" organised by CICAE took place last month, from 31 August to 6 September, on the…
06-10-2020

Poland, Hungary and Montenegro Win 2020 Kids Kino Industry Prizes

WARSAW: The 2020 Kids Kino Industry annual pitching session awarded its top prize to the Polish project Let’s Go Grandpa! produced by Karolina Galuba from Furia Film and written by…
06-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Don't Forget to Breathe

LJUBLJANA: Martin Turk's third feature film Don't Forget to Breathe / Ne pozabi dihati will be screened in the competition of the 23nd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11…
06-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Exemplary Behaviour

LJUBLJANA: Audrius Mickevičius and Nerijus Milerius's long documentary Exemplary Behaviour will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Lithuanian/Bulgarian/Slovenian/Italian…
06-10-2020

Poland Grants 88 m EUR for Construction of New European Film Centre CAMERIMAGE

TORUN: The Polish government has agreed to grant 88 m EUR / 400 m PLN for the construction of the new European Film Centre CAMERIMAGE in Toruń.
05-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Dalibor Matanić Films TV Series The Last Socialist Artefact

ZAGREB: Croatian helmer Dalibor Matanić started filming his new TV series The Last Socialist Artefact / Područje bez signala, based on the book of the famous Croatian writer Robert Perišić.…
05-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Arson

LJUBLJANA: Majda Širca's fifth documentary Arson / Požig will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Slovenian long documentary…
05-10-2020

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2020: Breakthrough

LJUBLJANA: Dejan Babošek's third feature Breakthrough / Preboj will be screened in the competition of the 23rd Festival of Slovenian Film in Ljubljana (6-11 October 2020). This Slovenian war drama…
05-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Short Film Fest's 2020 Programme

LIMASSOL: The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus, which takes place 10 – 16 October 2020, will have a special focus on 50 Short vs COVID-19 Cypriot films, which were…
05-10-2020

Save Arthouse Cinemas -Ensure Film Diversity

CICAE appeals to all levels of government to support cinemas
05-10-2020

FNE INTERVIEW with Csaba Káel, Head of National Film Institute - Hungary

BUDAPEST: Film New Europe talked to Csaba Káel, the Head of the National Film Institute - Hungary (NFI), about the priorities of the institution established in January 2020 and how…
02-10-2020

FNE at Golden Rose 2020: Ivailo Hristov’s Fear Wins Best Feature Film Award in Varna

VARNA: Ivailo Hristov’s feature film Fear, produced by Pro Film, won the top award of the 38th Golden Rose National Film Festival (24 September - 1 October 2020). This is…
02-10-2020

Bulgaria, Poland and Slovenia Send Participants to Writers Room

PRAGUE: MIDPOINT has selected Bulgarian Slava Doytcheva, Poland's Agnieszka Kruk, and Slovenian Miha Subic to participate in the 10-day Writers Room workshop.
02-10-2020

WEMW 2021 Calls for Applications

TRIESTE: The When East Meets West (WEWM) Co-production Forum is accepting applications through 31 October for its 2021 programme, which will run 24 – 28 January in both an on-site…
02-10-2020