FNE at Tallinn 2021: Dear Thomas Takes Grand Prix at Tallinn Black Nights

TALLINN: The German film Dear Thomas directed by Andreas Kleinert won the Grand Prix at the 25th anniversary edition of the Tallinn Black Nights FF, which concluded on 26 November…
29-11-2021

FNE at Tallinn 2021: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event Award Winners

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event announced the prizes at awards ceremony held at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds on 26 November. The presenter of the awards was Marge Liiske head…
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FNE Photo Gallery: Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event Awards Ceremony 2021

FNE was a sponsor of the Industry@Tallinn and Baltic Event 2021 awards ceremony held at the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds in Tallinn on 25 November.
29-11-2021

Chris Hemsworth Films Extraction 2 in Prague

PRAGUE: Chris Hemsworth is currently in the Czech capital shooting the sequel to the Netflix hit Extraction. The shooting will last four months, from 29 November to 19 March 2022.
29-11-2021

Nataša Bučar Re-Appointed Director of Slovenian Film Centre

LJUBLJANA: The Government of the Republic of Slovenia re-appointed Nataša Bučar for another five-year term in the position of the director of the Slovenian Film Centre (SFC) at its 104th…
29-11-2021

FNE Interview with Christina Tynkevych, Director of How is Katia?

FNE spoke with Ukrainian director Christina Tynkevych, who makes her feature film debut with How is Katia?
29-11-2021

Czech Private Television Institute to Open in Brno

PRAGUE: The first Czech private university focused solely on TV, The Television Institute, will open in Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic. The goal of the Institute is…
26-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi Film Festival 2021 Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Nine titles have been selected for the Georgian Full-length Fictions Competition of the 22nd edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which will take place in person 5 –…
26-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Croatian Screenwriter and Director Arsen Oremović Films The Head of a Big Fish

ZAGREB: The shooting of the debut feature film The Head of a Big Fish by screenwriter and director Arsen Oremović, produced by Maja Vukić and her company Izazov 365, started…
26-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Auteur Film Festival 2021 Opens in Belgrade

BELGRADE: The 27th edition of the Auteur Film Festival – Festival autorskog filma in Belgrade kicks off on 26 November and runs through 3 December 2021. This year, it will…
26-11-2021

Lucian Romașcanu Re-Appointed as Minister of Culture in Romania

BUCHAREST: Lucian Romașcanu has been re-appointed as Minister of Culture by the new Romanian Prime Minister Nicolae Ciucă, who is heading a coalition cabinet of the Social-Democratic Party (PSD) and…
26-11-2021

Cinemas in Slovakia Close Due to Covid Curfew

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak government declared a state of emergency and a curfew on 24 November 2021 with effect from 25 November 2021, due to the rapidly deteriorating pandemic situation in…
25-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR2021: Tamas Liszka: Budapest Cinemas Group

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Hungarian Tamas Liszka who is head of the Budapest Cinemas Group, about the challenges he has faced as a cinema operator during the…
25-11-2021

Tallifornia Launches First Private Film Fund in Estonia

TALLINN: The Estonia-based film development and production company Tallifornia has launched Tallifornia Film Fund, the first private film investment fund in Estonia, with an initial budget of 500,000 EUR in…
25-11-2021

VOD Platform Gley.mk Launched in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: Macedonian company SVOD Master D.O.O has launched a new national VOD platform Gley.mk in North Macedonia. The platform offers a wide range of local, regional and international films, and…
25-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Mariana Čengel Solčanská in Postproduction with Slovak/Czech The Chambermaid

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Mariana Čengel Solčanská is moving into postproduction on the Slovak/Czech historical drama The Chambermaid / Slúžka. The film is based on Hana Lasicová’s bestseller published in 2013…
25-11-2021

Two New VOD Platforms Launched in Croatia

ZAGREB: Croatia has seen the launch of two VOD platforms, one from Croatia and one from Russia. Croatian distribution company Discovery film has launched its new VOD platform MovieMix, offering…
24-11-2021

FNE Visegrad YR2021: Q&A with Producer and PISF Expert Kamil Przełęcki

WARSAW: Polish film and television producer, and PISF expert Kamil Przełęcki, talks to FNE about the realities of the Polish film production market recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
24-11-2021

Lithuanian Troll Farm Wins TV Beats Forum

TALLINN: The Lithuanian project Troll Farm is the winner of the first edition of the co-financing market TV Beats Forum at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event, taking place 19 – 26…
24-11-2021

Kids Kino Lab Announces Projects Selected for 2022 Edition

WARSAW: The 2022 edition of Kids Kino Lab has selected 22 projects for the 7th edition of its script development workshop.
24-11-2021