FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 18.11.2021

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…
19-11-2021

Slovenia Supports Female Directors

LJUBLJANA: Twenty years after the first films directed by women in Slovenia, “women are increasingly represented in a more balanced manner, especially as directors of debut films, TV films, short…
19-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Online Ji.hlava IDFF 2021 Increases Audience Numbers

JIHLAVA: The Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival has announced that two-thirds of the audience of its hybrid 2021 edition were online viewers. The festival presented its physical edition 25 –…
19-11-2021

Lightdox Acquires Serbian/Croatian/Czech Museum of Revolution

BELGRADE: The Switzerland-based company Lightdox has acquired Museum of the Revolution / Muzej revolucije, the long documentary debut of Serbian director Srđan Keča, ahead of its world premiere in the…
18-11-2021

WEMW Amps Up Industry Events

TRIESTE: When East Meets West (WEMW), the coproduction forum of the Trieste Film Festival which has a focus on production from CEE territories, has announced a series of workshops and…
18-11-2021

FNE at Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021: Songs for a Fox

TALLINN: Kristijonas Vildžiūnas’s fifth feature film Songs for a Fox / Dainos lapei has its world premiere in the main competition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which runs…
18-11-2021

FNE at Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021: Perpetuity

TALLINN: The serially surprising Hungarian director György Pálfi premieres his post-apocalyptic drama Perpetuity in the main competition of the 25th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, running 12 – 28 November…
18-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Snowing Darkness to Premiere at Tallinn Black Nights FF 2021

BUCHAREST: Gabriel de Achim’s third feature film Snowing Darkness / Uneori ninge cu zăpadă, alteori cu întuneric will have its world premiere on 25 November 2021 in the international competition…
18-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Slovak Exhibition: Audiences Return to Cinemas

BRATISLAVA: Cinemas in Slovakia remain open despite the rising numbers of Covid cases. They were allowed to restart operations, albeit under certain conditions, from 17 May 2021, according to a …
17-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF Launches New Competition Proxima

PRAGUE: The Karlovy Vary IFF has announced that it is replacing its second competition, East of the West, with a new competition under the name of Proxima.
17-11-2021

Hungarian Production Designer Márton Ágh Secures EFA Award

BERLIN: The Hungarian production designer Márton Ágh will receive the European Production Design 2021 award from the European Film Academy at the European Film Awards, to be presented on 11…
17-11-2021

CGA Belgrade Conference 2021 Embraces Metaverse

BELGRADE: The virtual conference CGA BelGrade is scheduled for 18-19 November, with its theme centered around Metaversity, a concept that blends the power of collective wisdom and the world beyond…
17-11-2021

New Head Appointed at Romanian Public Television

BUCHAREST: Dan Turturică has been approved by the Romanian Parliament as the new general manager of the Romanian public television (TVR). He is replacing acting general manager Ramona Săseanu, whose…
17-11-2021

Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event Launches TV Beats Forum

TALLINN: TV Beats Forum will present eight series projects as part of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event’s new TV Beats co-financing market. The industry programme of the Tallinn Film Festival, which…
17-11-2021

Martin Scorsese Joins Kornél Mundruczó’s Evolution

BUDAPEST: Martin Scorsese has become the executive producer of Evolution, Kornél Mundruczó and Kata Wéber's next feature. Scorsese was a producer on Mundruczó’s Oscar-nominated film Pieces of A Woman. The…
16-11-2021

Cinemas in Latvia Re-open after Four Weeks of Lockdown

RIGA: Cinemas were allowed to re-open in Latvia on 15 November 2021. The closure of cinemas and all other cultural venues, among other restrictions, had been in place since 21…
16-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A on Hungarian Exhibition with Cinema City’s Andrea Buda

BUDAPEST: Andrea Buda, the marketing director of film theatre operator Cinema City, talks to FNE about how Hungarian exhibitors bounce back in 2021, as the vaccination rate increases and pandemic…
16-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Lithuania’s Techno Mama Wins 2021 Scanorama New Baltic Cinema Short Film Competition

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian short film Techno, Mama (2021) by Saulius Baradinskas won the best film prize in the New Baltic Cinema (NBC) competition of short films at the European Film…
16-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Bucharest Experimental IFF 2021 Launches National Competition

BUCHAREST: Thirty titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 11th edition of the Bucharest Experimental International Film Festival (BIEFF, 17 – 21 November 2021). For the first…
16-11-2021

FNE at Ljubljana IFF 2021: Servants

LJUBLJANA: Slovak director/producer Ivan Ostrochovsky’s Servants will screen in the main competition of the 32nd Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), which takes place in cinemas from 10 to 21 November…
16-11-2021