PRODUCTION: Serbian/CroatianThriller Isolation Starring Miloš Biković in Production

BELGRADE: The Serbian/Croatian thriller Isolation / Izolacija directed by Marko Backović is currently in production. The film stars Miloš Biković, the most popular Serbian actor at the moment, who is…
13-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Fear to Represent Bulgaria in Oscar Race

SOFIA: Ivaylo Hristov’s black and white drama Fear has been selected as Bulgaria’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…
13-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Georgia Selects Brighton 4th as Oscar Candidate

TBILISI: Levan Koguashvili’s third feature film Brighton 4th has been selected as Georgia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature…
13-10-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries among Debut Films Nominated for European Film Awards 2021

BERLIN: Georgian/French Beginning by Déa Kulumbegashvili, Icelandic/Swedish/Polish Lamb by Valdimar Johansson and Russian/Polish/Belgian The Whaler Boy by Philipp Yuryev are among the six films nominated for the European Discovery –…
13-10-2021

SOFA to Hold Final 2021 Workshop Virtually in Vilnius

VILNIUS: SOFA - School of Film Advancement's class of 2020/2021 will hold its third and final workshop virtually in Vilnius from 18 to 22 October 2021.
13-10-2021

FNE Speaks with Edith Sepp - Head of Estonian Film Institute

TALLINN: Edith Sepp, the Head of the Estonian Film Institute (EFI), spoke with FNE about the current situation of the Estonian film industry, which has changed dramatically over the last…
12-10-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Feature and Animated Films Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 3 m EUR / 78 m CZK as grants for the production of feature and animated films, as well as for the development…
12-10-2021

BOX OFFICE: Wedding by Wojciech Smarzowski Tops Polish Box Office

WARSAW: Wojciech Smarzowski's new drama Wedding / Wesele had 139,536 admissions in its opening weekend, making it the best opening for a local production in 2021. The film was released…
12-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Czech Republic Selects Zátopek as Oscar Candidate

PRAGUE: The members of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) have selected the Czech/Slovak coproduction Zátopek directed by David Ondříček as Czech Republic's candidate for the 94th Academy of…
12-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Estonian Minority Coproduction Compartment No 6 to Represent Finland in Oscar Race

TALLINN: The Finish/German/Estonian/Russian coproduction Compartment No 6 by Juho Kuosmanen is Finland’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film…
12-10-2021

New Script Development Residency Launched in Georgia

TELAVI: The first edition of the script development residency organised by Terra Incognita Films and supported by the Georgian National Film Center is currently underway at the Zaira Arsenishvili House-Museum…
12-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Tereza37 to Represent Croatia in Oscar Race

ZAGREB: Tereza37 by Danilo Šerbedžija has been selected by the Filmmakers’ Association of Croatia as the Croatian candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in…
11-10-2021

FESTIVALS: First Edition of Svaneti IFF Announces Winners

MESTIA: I Am Afraid to Forget Your Face by Egyptian director Sumeh Alaa was awarded the Goddess Dali main prize at the first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival,…
11-10-2021

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: Sanremo

PORTOROŽ: Miroslav Mandić’s sixth feature film Sanremo will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož (12 - 17 October 2021). This Slovenian/Italian coproduction…
11-10-2021

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: Ameba

PORTOROŽ: Blaž Završnik's third feature film Ameba will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož (12 - 17 October 2021). The film questions…
11-10-2021

Gordan Matić’s Bullets over Marseille Enters Cinema Distribution in Serbia

BELGRADE: The Serbian black and white courtroom drama Bullets over Marseille / Pucnji u Marseju by Gordan Matić will have its Belgrade premiere on 9 October 2021, commemorating the anniversary…
08-10-2021

EFA Honours Márta Mészáros with Lifetime Achievement Award

BUDAPEST: Hungarian legendary filmmaker Márta Mészáros will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th European Film Awards Ceremony on 11 December 2021.
08-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2021 Announces First Films In Its Lineup

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which celebrates its 25th anniversary from 12 to 28 November 2021, has announced the first six titles from its Official Selection competition.
08-10-2021

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: Newsreel 80 – Metka, Meki

PORTOROŽ: Nika Autor's long documentary Newsreel 80 – Metka, Meki / Filmski obzornik 80 – Metka, Meki will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film…
08-10-2021

FNE at Festival of Slovenian Film 2021: No Man Is an Island

PORTOROŽ: Igor Šterk's first long documentary No Man Is an Island / Septembrska klasa will be screened in the competition of the 24th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portorož (12…
08-10-2021