FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 13-20 September 2020.
02-09-2020

Estonian UP Invest Buys Baltics’ Forum Cinemas

TALLINN: Estonian venture company UP Invest is set to acquire Finnish owned Forum Cinemas.
02-09-2020

Malta Producers' Association Sees Opportunity for Local Film Professionals After UK Imposes Quarantine Restrictions

VALLETTA: The Malta Producers' Association (MPA) has said there should be “increased interest in maximising use of local cast and crews” when film productions shoot on the Mediterranean island as…
01-09-2020

Adrian Sârbu Launches New Aleph News TV Channel in Romania

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu, former CEO of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and the helmer of Pro TV, launched a new channel in Romania on 31 August 2020. Aleph News is…
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2020 Opens with Gala Screening at the Arena

PULA: The 2020 Pula Film Festival opened on 27 August 2020, one month later than originally planned.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča 2020 Announces Winners

ZILINA: The Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2020 gave its main competition award to the French short film I’m Going Out For Cigarettes by Osman Cerfon.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Eight titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
31-08-2020

Kids Kino Industry Kicks Off Webinar Series

WARSAW: The first Kids Kino webinar on the topic of new content, partly resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown, will take place on 31 August 2020 at 15:00 CET.
31-08-2020

Industry@Tallin & Baltic Event 2020 Application Deadline

TALLINN: The 2020 edition of Industry @Tallinn & Baltic Event is accepting applications for its several sections through 21 September 2020.
31-08-2020

FESTIVALS: RIGA IFF To Stream Opening Concert Worldwide

RIGA: Riga IFF will stream worldwide a concert created especially for its opening night on 15 October 2020. The festival runs through 25 October, and the opening night event is…
31-08-2020

Romania To Re-Open Cinemas on 1 September 2020

BUCHAREST: Romania will re-open cinemas, theatres and indoor restaurants on 1 September 2020, while maintaining a state of alert.
28-08-2020

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2020 To Be Marked by One-hour Event in Bitola

SKOPJE: The 41st edition of the International Cinematographers` Film Festival Manaki BrothersBrothers won`t be held in its traditional form this year due to the COVID pandemic, but will be celebrated…
28-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Epicentro Wins Makedox 2020

SKOPJE: The Austrian/French documentary Epicentro by Hubert Sauper won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 11th edition of MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, whose…
28-08-2020

Polish Film Supernova Opens in UK, Germany and Norway

WARSAW: Bartosz Kruhlik’s debut feature Supernova was released theatrically in UK, Germany and Norway by Kino Project on 21 August 2020. The Polish IKH Pictures Promotion is managing the international…
28-08-2020

OBITUARY: Slovak Production Designer Val Strazovec

BRATISLAVA: Slovak Production designer Valerián Stražovec has died in Canada at 87. He was nominated twice for the Emmys for his work on The Muppets: A Celebration of Thirty Years…
28-08-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Films from FNE Partner Countries at the 77th Venice FF

VENICE: Polish/German coproduction Never Gonna Snow Again by Malgorzata Szumowska and Michal Englert, and the new film by Jasmila Žbanić, Quo Vadis, Aida?, a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria,…
27-08-2020 m

New Europe Film Sales Picks-up New Project By Loving Vincent Animation Studio

WARSAW: Dorota Kobiela's The Peasants has been acquired by the Warsaw-based New Europe Film Sales. The film is produced by the same animation studio, BreakThru Films behind Loving Vincent, which…
27-08-2020

Submit Your Project to Kids Kino.Lab

WARSAW: Applications are open for the 5th edition of the Kids Kino.Lab script development programme. The deadline is 23 October 2020.
27-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian/Macedonian/Croatian Black Comedy Grandpa Goes South Starts Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Shooting has started on the black comedy Grandpa Goes South / Dedek gre na jug, directed by Vinci Vogue Anžlovar. So far the film is a coproduction between Slovenia,…
26-08-2020

PRODUCTION: Bartosz Prokopowicz in Postproduction with New Rom-om

WARSAW: Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz has started postproduction on his new project, the romantic comedy Happiness Comes in Pairs / Szczęścia chodzą parami. The director is best known for his…
26-08-2020