FESTIVALS: Cinematik Piešťany IFF 2020 Announces Lineup and Slovak Premieres

PIEŠŤANY: Nine feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 15th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place…
03-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian Action Thriller South Wind 2 in Production

BELGRADE: Serbian action thriller South Wind 2 / Južni vetar 2 directed by Miloš Avramović and supported by Film Center Serbia, started shooting on 17 August 2020.
03-09-2020

European VoD Meetings in Venice

VENICE: The four-day training course European VoD Meetings is running in Venice through 4 September 2020, following the COVID-19 forced cancellation of its March workshop in Sofia.
03-09-2020

Lithuanian Classic Film Opens in France

VILNIUS: A recently restored version of the 1964 film The Girl and the Echo directed by Arūnas Žebriūnas opened in 16 cinemas in France on 2 September 2020. It will…
03-09-2020

GRANTS: Bosnian and Herzegovinian Film Fund Announces 2020 Production and Development Grants

SARAJEVO: Film Fund Sarajevo allocated 1,230,000 KM / 81,800 EUR to nine features, 14 short films, three minority coproductions and nine projects in development.
02-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series With One Eye Open Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The Swedish production company Nice Drama, in coproduction with UK-based Twelve Town and with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond, are shooting the eight-part action thriller With One…
02-09-2020

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2020 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Nine titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 13-20 September 2020.
02-09-2020

Estonian UP Invest Buys Baltics’ Forum Cinemas

TALLINN: Estonian venture company UP Invest is set to acquire Finnish owned Forum Cinemas.
02-09-2020

Malta Producers' Association Sees Opportunity for Local Film Professionals After UK Imposes Quarantine Restrictions

VALLETTA: The Malta Producers' Association (MPA) has said there should be “increased interest in maximising use of local cast and crews” when film productions shoot on the Mediterranean island as…
01-09-2020

Adrian Sârbu Launches New Aleph News TV Channel in Romania

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sârbu, former CEO of Central European Media Enterprises (CME) and the helmer of Pro TV, launched a new channel in Romania on 31 August 2020. Aleph News is…
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Pula FF 2020 Opens with Gala Screening at the Arena

PULA: The 2020 Pula Film Festival opened on 27 August 2020, one month later than originally planned.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča 2020 Announces Winners

ZILINA: The Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2020 gave its main competition award to the French short film I’m Going Out For Cigarettes by Osman Cerfon.
01-09-2020

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi International Documentary FF Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Eight titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 8th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…
31-08-2020

Kids Kino Industry Kicks Off Webinar Series

WARSAW: The first Kids Kino webinar on the topic of new content, partly resulting from the COVID-19 lockdown, will take place on 31 August 2020 at 15:00 CET.
31-08-2020

Industry@Tallin & Baltic Event 2020 Application Deadline

TALLINN: The 2020 edition of Industry @Tallinn & Baltic Event is accepting applications for its several sections through 21 September 2020.
31-08-2020

FESTIVALS: RIGA IFF To Stream Opening Concert Worldwide

RIGA: Riga IFF will stream worldwide a concert created especially for its opening night on 15 October 2020. The festival runs through 25 October, and the opening night event is…
31-08-2020

Romania To Re-Open Cinemas on 1 September 2020

BUCHAREST: Romania will re-open cinemas, theatres and indoor restaurants on 1 September 2020, while maintaining a state of alert.
28-08-2020

FESTIVALS: ICFF Manaki Brothers 2020 To Be Marked by One-hour Event in Bitola

SKOPJE: The 41st edition of the International Cinematographers` Film Festival Manaki BrothersBrothers won`t be held in its traditional form this year due to the COVID pandemic, but will be celebrated…
28-08-2020

FESTIVALS: Epicentro Wins Makedox 2020

SKOPJE: The Austrian/French documentary Epicentro by Hubert Sauper won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 11th edition of MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival, whose…
28-08-2020

Polish Film Supernova Opens in UK, Germany and Norway

WARSAW: Bartosz Kruhlik’s debut feature Supernova was released theatrically in UK, Germany and Norway by Kino Project on 21 August 2020. The Polish IKH Pictures Promotion is managing the international…
28-08-2020