PRODUCTION: Serbian Biopic on Serbian Pop-Folk Singer in Production

BELGRADE: Serbian biopic Toma, directed by Dragan Bjelogrlić and Zoran Lisinac, started production on 26 July 2020. Supported by Film Center Serbia the film is expected to premiere in the…
03-08-2020

Polish/Swedish Coproduction Sweat Acquired by MUBI

WARSAW: Magnus von Horn’s sophomore feature Sweat has been acquired by the streaming platform MUBI for USA, Latin America, India and Turkey. This Polish/Swedish coproduction was selected in Cannes 2020…
03-08-2020

Hungarian Film Classics in Cannes and Venice

BUDAPEST: The Upthrown Stone (1968) by Sándor Sára and Late Season by Zoltán Fábri have been selected in 2020 Cannes Classics and Venice Classics of the 73th Cannes Film Festival…
03-08-2020

Film Production Resumes in North Macedonia within Strict Guidelines

SKOPJE: Macedonian film production is making a strong comeback after the pandemic lockdown with the start of the shooting of the domestic feature Sabattier Effect / Preeksponirano by Eleonora Veninova…
31-07-2020

FNE at Sarajevo FF 2020: Sarajevo Film Festival Leads the Way Once Again

SARAJEVO: Sarajevo is getting prepared for a bit different Sarajevo Film Festival when it opens on 14 August 2020. It will have to be different because of the COVID-19 pandemic,…
31-07-2020

FNE Podcast: Festivals in Crisis: Jovan Marjanović Head of Industry Sarajevo Film Festival

Jovan talks about the hybrid format for this year’s industry programme at the Sarajevo Film Festival with the first part taking place online and guests coming to Sarajevo for the…
31-07-2020

Registrations Open for the 5th European Arthouse Cinema Day

BERLIN: Registration is open for the 5th edition of the European Arthouse Cinema Day, set to take place all over the world on 8 November 2020. The CICAE and Europa…
31-07-2020

Institute of Documentary Film Launches East Doc Series

PRAGUE: The Institute of Documentary Film launches a brand new programme for docu-series focused on consultations and networking, connecting three European film markets. The first session of the East Doc…
31-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Misho Antadze in Postproduction with Doc about Stalin and Guilt

TBILISI: Georgian director Misho Antadze is currently in postproduction with the documentary Ozymandias. Seventy years after his death, the statues of Stalin still populate the Georgian landscape. Looking and listening…
30-07-2020

FESTIVALS: Record Submissions for 13th Fest Anča International Animation Festival

ZILINA: A total of 1,650 films from 65 countries have been submitted for the competitive sections of the 13th edition of the Fest Anča International Animation Festival, set to take…
30-07-2020

FNE at Venice 2020: Films from FNE Partner Countries in the Official Selection of 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,…
29-07-2020 m

PRODUCTION: Spanish /French/Lithuanian Coproduction Three in Preparation

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s Čiobreliai/M-Films is coproducing Juanjo‘s Gimenez debut feature Three / Tres, which will start shooting in Spain in September 2020. The film is a Spanish/French/Lithuanian coproduction. Juanjo Gimenez won…
29-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Thriller Series Black Wedding Starts Production

BELGRADE: Serbian TV drama series Black Wedding / Crna svadba has started production on 15 July 2020. The release of this 10-part series is planned for the spring of 2021…
29-07-2020

Reel Suspects Picks up Lithuanian Debut Feature Headed for Venice’s Critics’ Week

VILNIUS: Marat Sargsyan’s first feature The Flood Won’t Come has been acquired by the Paris-based sales agent Reel Suspects. The film will have its world premiere in the Critics’ Week…
29-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Stanislav Kapralov in Postproduction with Horror Film Shot in Georgia

TBILISI: Ukrainian/ American director Stanislav Kapralov is in postproduction with the horror film Let It Snow, which he shot in the Georgian Gudauri Mountains in the winter of 2019. The…
28-07-2020

GRANTS: The Lithuanian Film Centre Announces Second Production Grants for 2020

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian Film Centre has distributed 2,515,685 EUR at its second session of financing for 2020. In all, 59 projects received funding for production and development. The government has…
28-07-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Ivana the Terrible

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Ivana Mladenović’s sophomore feature Ivana the Terrible will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from…
28-07-2020

FNE at TIFF 2020: Romanian Days: Cărturan

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Liviu Săndulescu’s debut feature Cărturan will screen in the Romanian Days competition at the 19th edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca from 31 July…
28-07-2020

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Grants in Five Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia announced the recipients of its latest round of grants on 24 July 2020. The grants were awarded in five separate categories: feature films, long documentaries, minority…
27-07-2020

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces Film Production Grants

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 2,889,430 EUR / 177,700,000 MKD for production grants for feature, short, animation films and documentaries in the first grant call of 2020. The…
27-07-2020