Kids Kino Industry 2020 Calls for Projects

WARSAW: The 4th edition of Kids Kino Industry, formerly known as Warsaw Kids Film Forum, is accepting projects through 5 June 2020.
21-04-2020

Cannes Launches Marché du Film Online

CANNES: The Cannes Film Festival will launch Marché du Film in an online format running 22 – 26 June 2020.
20-04-2020

OBITUARY: Artemio Benki

PRAGUE: French director/producer/distributor Artemio Benki, whose film career spanned thirty years in the Czech Republic, died in Paris on 15 April 2020.
20-04-2020

OBITUARY: Gene Deitch

PRAGUE: American animator Gene Deitch, who moved to Prague in 1959, died on 19 April 2020 at the age of 95.
20-04-2020

Slovak Art House Kino Lumière Launches Online Screenings

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak art house cinema Kino Lumière began online screenings on 18 April 2020 with its initial film offered free of charge.
20-04-2020

COVID Crisis Pushes Forward Honeyland TV Premiere

SKOPJE: The most successful Macedonian documentary Honeyland / Medena zemja will have an early television premiere on Telma TV on 18 April 2020, in time for the Orthodox Easter holiday.…
17-04-2020

Lithuanian Film and TV Industry Adapt to COVID-19 Crisis

VILNIUS: Film premieres have been postponed and the production of some films has stopped in Lithuania due to the COVID-19 crisis.
17-04-2020

Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina Proposes Film Industry Measures

SARAJEVO: The Association of Filmmakers of Bosnia and Herzegovina sent a letter on 8 April 2020 to all the levels of the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina asking for support…
17-04-2020

Love and Mercy: Faustina in International Online Distribution

WARSAW: The Polish-produced US box office hit Love and Mercy: Faustina, which has made over 3.4 m USD in admissions worldwide, is available for streaming for 30 days in April…
17-04-2020

Lithuania Opens First Drive-in Cinema

VILNIUS: Traditional cinemas remain closed, but one Lithuanian company has found an alternative way to keep film in the public eye. Lithuania‘s first drive-in cinema ŽMONĖS Cinema Drive-in opens on…
17-04-2020

Film Center Serbia Launches YouTube Film Channel

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has launched a YouTube film channel as a means of introducing contemporary Serbian cinema to a wider audience, especially in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
17-04-2020

FESTIVALS: New Horizons Postpones 2020 Edition

WROCLAW: The 20th edition of the New Horizons IFF has been postponed following the 14 April 2020 announcement that all cultural events in Wroclaw are cancelled through the end of…
17-04-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: CEE Films at Online Visions Du Réel

Ex Oriente and East Silver Caravan films will have screening slots at the online edition of Visions du Réel.
17-04-2020

PRODUCTION: UK/Serbian/German Horror Film Vampir to Shoot in Serbia

BELGRADE: The UK/Serbian/German horror feature Vampir is in preparation to shoot on various rural locations in Serbia during the summer of 2020. Vampir will be filmed in English and it…
16-04-2020

Albania Takes Best Project at Dot.on.the.map Industry Days

LIMASSOL: The Three of Us from director Suela Bako and producer Sabina Kodra from Erafilm in Albania won the Best Project award of the first special online edition of Dot.on.the.map…
16-04-2020

Kids Kino Industry Announces Call for Projects

WARSAW: The 4th edition of the Kids Kino Industry (previously known as Warsaw Kids Film Forum), an international pitching forum for films and series aimed at a young audience, is…
16-04-2020

Cannes Announces it Will Not Take Place in 2020 in "Original Form"

CANNES: The 2020 edition of the Cannes Film Festival will not take place in late June and early July, the festival announced in a statement on 14 April 2020. The…
15-04-2020

First Romanian Sitcom About COVID-19 Is an Online Hit

BUCHAREST: The pilot of the first Romanian sitcom about COVID-19, Discutabil, has had more than 80,000 viewers since it was aired on Facebook and YouTube on 27 March 2020. Director…
15-04-2020

Slovenian Film Centre Calls for More Support for Audiovisual Sector

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has sent a proposal to the Slovenian Ministry of Culture of additional measures to combat the damaging effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
15-04-2020

UNIC Releases Report on COVID-19 Effects Across European Cinema Industry

BRUSSELS: The International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) has issued a comprehensive report on the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on cinemas across the 38 countries it represents.
15-04-2020