FNE AV Innovation: Artinii: Environmentally Friendly Way of Film Distribution

As the world is facing an environmental crisis it is important to look for solutions in every industry. And even though it may be surprising for some, the film delivery…
12-10-2020

Georgian IGI Wins CEE Animation Forum

PRAGUE: IGI produced by Georgia’s 20 Steps Productions and directed by Natia Nikolashvili won the CEE Animation Forum award for feature films. CEE Animation Forum, the leading pitching, financing and…
09-10-2020

FESTIVALS: Warsaw Film Festival 2020 International Competition Lineup

WARSAW: Fifteen films have been selected for the International Competition of the 36th Warsaw Film Festival. The festival will take place from 9 to 18 October 2020.
09-10-2020

The Sign Painter Tops 2020 Latvian National Film Award Nominations

RIGA: The historical drama The Sign Painter / Pilsēta pie upes (previous English title City on the River), directed by Viesturs Kairišs, produced by Ego Media and coproduced by 8Heads…
09-10-2020

PRODUCTION: British Actress Miriam Margolyes Stars in Stevan Filipović’s New Feature

BELGRADE: The BAFTA-winning British actress Miriam Margolyes will make her Serbian debut in a contemporary lockdown thriller Next To You / Pored tebe being filmed in London and Belgrade.
09-10-2020

CEE Animation Forum 2020: TV and Short Film Projects

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Forum, taking place in an online edition 6-8 October 2020, presented 28 projects to an international audience.
09-10-2020

Films From FNE Partner Countries Get EFA European Discovery Nominations

BERLIN: Films from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania, and Poland are among the six films nominated in the European Discovery category of the European Film Awards. The winners will be awarded…
09-10-2020

Nanau's collective to Be Released in USA

BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau's acclaimed documentary collective / colectiv will be released in USA theatres and on-demand by Magnolia Pictures and Participant on 20 November 2020. Magnolia Pictures plans to submit…
08-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Fourth Season of Black & White World Wraps in Croatia

ZAGREB: The 100-day shoot of the fourth season of Black & White World / Crno-bijeli svijet, the Croatian period drama with elements of comedy, has wrapped filming. The TV series…
08-10-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Tornike Bziava In Production with Higher Up Is Tazo

TBILISI: Georgian director Tornike Bziava is currently completing production on his long documentary Higher up is Tazo. The first shoot took place in Tbilisi in August 2017. The project is…
08-10-2020

CEE Animation Forum: TV and Short Film Projects for Children

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Forum presented 28 projects to an international audience in an online edition taking place 6-8 October 2020.
08-10-2020

FESTIVALS: German Short Just a Guy Wins 2020 Animafest

ZAGREB: The 30th World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest 2020, the biggest Croatian film festival and a leading animation festival worldwide, gave its top prize to Just a Guy…
08-10-2020

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