STRASBOURG: Eight projects from FNE partner countries are among the 26 projects that received Co-production support from Eurimages on 26 March 2024. They include new films by Agnieszka Holland, Hana Jušić, Dane Komljen and Marko Naberšnik.

The Croatian Audiovisual Centre announced these minority coproduction grants on 14 March 2024.

BUDAPEST: The domestic historical drama Now or Never! / Most vagy soha! directed by Balázs Lóth set a box office record in Hungary with 75,551 admissions and 405,483 EUR / 162,070,136 HUF gross in its opening weekend. The film distributed by Forum Hungary had the highest revenue for a Hungarian film during its opening weekend since 1990.

VILNIUS: Eleven projects (eight feature films and three documentaries) are showcased at the Works in Progress session taking place during Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV) on 25 March 2024.

LILLE: ARTE’s French/Hungarian Rematch won the Grand Prize in the International Competition at the SeriesMania television festival held in Lille, France 15 – 22 March 2024. GO3’s Latvian series Soviet Jeans won Best Actor (Kārlis Arnolds Avots) in the International Panorama, as well as the Audience Award.

NICOSIA: Eleven films including five majority or minority Cypriot coproductions have been selected for the Glocal Images International Competition Section of the 22nd edition of Cyprus Film Days. The most important film event in Cyprus is set to take place 12 – 20 April 2024.

The following grants were announced by the Lithuanian Film Centre on 15 February 2024.

BRATISLAVA: The political drama series Our People, exploring the true story of the 2018 assassination of Slovak investigative journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancée, won the Best Pitch Award at the SeriesMania television festival held in Lille, France 15 – 22 March 2024.

PRAGUE: Daria Kashcheeva, who was born in Tajikistan but studied at FAMU and remained in Prague, is among the six young filmmakers selected for La Résidence of the Cannes Film Festival in 2024.

BUDAPEST: Hungary’s capital city will stand in for Vienna in the TV series Amadeus, which will be shot in Budapest from 6 May to 1 September 2024.