FNE AV INNOVATION: Government of Children Transmedia Universe Announces Free Online Extensions Available Worldwide

In the midst of a pandemic crisis that isolates millions of children, the creative team of Government of Children, a groundbreaking transmedia universe (film, VR, web), launches a set of…
19-03-2020

More Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Film Industry - 19 March

Czech Republic: The Finále Plzeň Film Festival has decided to postpone its upcoming edition due to take place from 16 to 22 April 2020. The team of the festival are…
19-03-2020

Coronavirus Hits Serbian Box Office

BELGRADE: The Serbian box office plunged in the weekend of 13-15 March 2020, with number one Bloodshot racking up only 1,121 admissions, compared to Pixar’s Onward with 7,967 admissions in…
18-03-2020

Vasko Simoniti Appointed New Slovenian Minister of Culture

LJUBLJANA: Vasko Simoniti was appointed as the new Minister of Culture of Slovenia by the National Assembly on 13 March 2020. His first task will be to draw up a…
18-03-2020

GRANTS: Latvia Extends Grant Application Deadlines For Minority Coproductions

RIGA: The deadline for minority coproduction grants applications has been extended from 27 March to 26 April 2010, with the results to be announced by 26 May 2020. The decision…
18-03-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 17.03.2020.

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
18-03-2020

FNE Europa Cinemas: Cinema Of The Month: Kino Kameralne Café, Gdańsk

This month we speak with Piotr Gładkowski, the owner of Kino Kameralne Café (Café Chamber Cinema) in Gdańsk, Poland, a small art house cinema opened at the beginning of 2019.…
18-03-2020

Coronavirus Hits Romanian Box Office

BUCHAREST: The Romanian box office fell from 1.25 m EUR in the week of 2-8 March 2020 to 276,375 EUR in 9-15 March 2020. The domestic hit Miami Bici directed…
17-03-2020

Online Film Festival My Darling Quarantine To Raise Money For Culture Workers Impacted by Coronavirus

TALLINN: Tallinn Black Nights' programmer Laurence Boyce, his colleagues from Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Locarno and many others support the My Darling Quarantine Short Film Festival (MDQSFF). This online festival launched…
17-03-2020

FNE Market Analysis 2019: POLAND

WARSAW: Polish cinema noted a very good year 2019 with record-breaking box office results, international success for feature films and an Academy Award nomination for Corpus Christi by Jan Komasa…
17-03-2020

East Doc Platform Announces Winners

PRAGUE: Olha Zhurba’s project Roma (working title), a coproduction between the Ukraine, the Netherlands and Denmark, received the East Doc Platform Award at the 9th edition of East Doc Platform…
17-03-2020

MIDPOINT Postpones April and Early May Activities

PRAGUE: MIDPOINT has decided to postpone its activities planned for April and early May 2020. Their new dates will be announced soon.
17-03-2020

Slovenian Cinemas Closed and Exhibitors Count Losses

LJUBLJANA: The 22nd Documentary Film Festival has been postponed and all cinemas are closed until further notice, due to preventive measures regarding the spread of the Coronavirus.
16-03-2020

Bulgaria Declares State of Emergency as Financial Losses for Cinemas Mount

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s government has declared a “one month state of emergency on the territory of the whole country”. It was immediately and unanimously voted by the country’s Parliament on 13…
16-03-2020

More Updates on Coronavirus Impact on Film Industry

Film production, cinemas and festivals are being shut down as the Coronavirus spreads across Europe.
16-03-2020

Estonian Film and Television Awards Postponed

TALLINN: Estonian Film and Television Awards (EFTA) will be postponed from April to September 2020.
16-03-2020

Agora Doc Market Announces Awards

THESSALONIKI: The Italian/French project A Steady Job directed by Mattia Colombo and Gianluca Matarrese, received the Thessaloniki Pitching Forum Award at Agora Doc Market. The industry section of the 22nd…
16-03-2020

Czech Government Closes Borders to 18 Countries and Declares COVID-19 Emergency

PRAGUE: The Czech government has announced it is shutting its borders to foreigners from 18 high risk countries starting at midnight on Friday 13 March. This includes Austria, Belgium, China,…
13-03-2020

Vilnius IFF Goes Online And Cinemas Close In Lithuania

VILNIUS: Lithuanian government has decided to close cinemas from 13 to 27 March 2020. Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris will be held online from 19 March to 2 April…
13-03-2020

Bulgaria Eases Restrictions on Cinemas After Protests and Sofia FF Announces New Dates

SOFIA: Restrictions imposed on Bulgarian cinemas have been eased following protests by Bulgarian Association of Cinemas. The authorities have decided to amend the initial “prohibition of cultural and public events…
13-03-2020