FNE at Cannes Online 2020: Slovenian Film

For the first time, this year’s 73rd Film Market in Cannes will be held online from 22 to 26 June. The Slovenian Film Centre will present three Slovenian features at…
19-06-2020

FNE at Cannes Online 2020: Slovak Film

Slovak Film Institute and Slovak Film Commission joined forces and under the umbrella Slovak Film will promote Slovak cinema, audiovisual industry, and filming in Slovakia at the Marché du Film…
19-06-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Open Programme

Ex Oriente will host three days of online open programmes via Zoom, 23 - 26 June 2020.
19-06-2020

Successful International Sales for Srdan Golubović’s Father

BELGRADE: The Match Factory has sold Srdan Golubović’s latest feature Father / Otac to China (TV airing rights), the UK, Ireland, North Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Greece, and Lithuania.
18-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Pula Film Fest Moves Forward

PULA: The Pula Film Festival will be one of the first festivals in the CEE region to take place in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. This year’s festival dates…
18-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Sofia Film Festival 2020 Announces Restart

SOFIA: The 24th Sofia International Film Fest, which was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic three days before its official opening on 12 March, will restart earlier than initially announced.…
17-06-2020

Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia Pitch at Annecy

ANNECY: Animated projects from Slovakia, Georgia and Estonia are pitching at Annecy’s Mifa market, running through 30 June 2020.
17-06-2020

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces 2020 Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro gave over 700,000 EUR in grants for production, development and related cinema activities.
16-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Split Mediterranean Festival Takes Place in July

SPLIT: The 13th Mediterranean Film Festival Split has confirmed that it will be held in the Adriatic coast city on 2 – 11 July 2020.
16-06-2020

FNE AV Innovation: Romanian VR Project Tangible Utopias Selected for Cannes XR

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Ioana Mischie is in production with the virtual reality project Tangible Utopias. The project has been selected for Cannes XR, which will take place 22 – 26…
16-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian TV Series Truckers 3 Starts Filming

BELGRADE: Truckers 3 / Kamiondžije III is the first major Serbian TV show/series to start shooting after the ending of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the country. The shooting…
15-06-2020

FNE at Krakow Film Festival 2020 DOC LAB POLAND: Workcenter, @miriamfrompoland, Escape to the Silver Globe

KRAKOW: Worcenter, @miriamfrompoland and Escape to the Silver Globe were among the ten new documentary projects showcased to international distributors, sales agents and festival representatives at the 5th edition of…
15-06-2020

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update

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…
15-06-2020

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival 2020 Calls for Entries

ZAGREB: The 18th Zagreb Film Festival, which will take place 8 – 15 November 2020, has opened its call for entries for competition films and for the My First Script…
15-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Estonia Coproduces Tverdovskiy’s The Conference

TALLINN: The Estonian production company Nafta Films (O-2, Melchior the Apothecary, Erna at War, Secret Society of Souptown) is partnering on the Russian/Estonian coproduction The Conference. Estonia is responsible for…
12-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivaylo Penchev in Postproduction With Last Call

SOFIA: The Bulgarian director/producer Ivaylo Penchev is in the final postproduction stage of his comedy Last Call. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’Works in Progress, held online…
12-06-2020

GRANTS: Mazovia Film Fund Supports 11 Productions

WARSAW: The Mazovia Film Fund chose 11 projects to support with coproduction grants totaling 1.8 m PLN / 420,851 EUR, including new films from Małgorzata Szumowska, Paweł Łoziński and Piotr…
12-06-2020

Malta Sees Almost 750,000 Admissions in 2019

VALLETTA: Cinemas in the Maltese islands, the EU’s smallest member, with a population of 490,000 people, registered a total of 748,568 admissions in 2019, according to statistics released by the…
12-06-2020

CICAE Training Programme Calls for Applications

BERLIN: Applications for the 17th Art Cinema = Action + Management training programme will close on 15 June 2020. The programme will take place 31 August – 6 September.
12-06-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Kix, A Story of a Street Kid

FNE profiles the films selected for Ex Oriente Film 2020.
12-06-2020