WARSAW: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO has been selected as Poland’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category. The film received the Jury Prize ex-aequo at the Cannes Film Festival 2022.

BERLIN: Two Polish and two Lithuanian long documentaries directed by Hanna Polak, Pawel Lozinski, Mantas Kvedaravicius and Sergei Loznitsa are among the 13 titles that make up the Documentary Selection for the European Film Awards 2022.

Cinesite, a full-service visual effects & Animation company with seven production facilities, has acquired a majority stake in Balkan’s VFX studio FX3X

Invitation for all FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2022

PODGORICA: The Croatian/Serbian coproduction The Uncle directed by David Kapac and Andrija Mardešić was awarded the Golden Mimosa Grand Prix at the 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival (22 – 28 August 2022). This year, the largest film festival in Montenegro focused on films from the region.

LJUBLJANA: Film centres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro have signed a three-year Memorandum of Cooperation after the successful first edition of ReActing as a Star. The project brought together actors, directors, casting directors, and talent agents in Kranj, Slovenia 16 – 19 June 2022, within the 2nd edition of the KRAFFT Film Festival.

BUDAPEST: Documentary filmmakers, film critics and students are invited to apply for the Film Critics Workshop, the DocLab Workshop and the Student Jury at the 19th edition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in Budapest 8 – 20 November 2022.

During the CineLink Industry Days in cooperation with the Sarajevo Film Festival, on 17 August 2022, the directors of film centres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro signed a three-year Memorandum of Cooperation, which has resulted from the successful organisation of the first international programme dedicated to actors from this region, promoting their networking as well as increasing their mobility and visibility in the European film industry.

VALLETTA: The period drama War Sailor / Krigsseileren directed by Gunnar Vikene, which was partly shot in Malta as a Maltese minority coproduction, was selected for the Toronto IFF (8 – 18 September 2022). The film opened the Hagesund Film Festival (20 – 26 August 2022) in Norway, winning the Audience Award.

Dear partners, colleagues and friends, We are proud and excited to share with you the news of Verzió Documentary Film Festival's new calls. Applications are open for documentary filmmakers and film critics to workshops offering tutoring with experts as well as to university students wishing to be part of this year's student jury.