VILNIUS: The Lithuanian project Toxic / Akiplėša directed by Saulė Bliuvaitė received the Lithuanian Film Centre Award in the Works in Progress segment of the Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV). The winners of the Works in Progress and Drama Series Pitchings were announced on 26 March 2024.

PRAGUE: The Silver Eye Award 2024 for the best long documentary presented at East Doc Platform went to the Polish/Ukrainian coproduction Flowers of Ukraine directed by Adelina Borets.

BERLIN: Applications are open for the 21st Arthouse Cinema Training, a one-week intensive programme to be held in Berlin 19 – 25 August 2024, organised by the International Association of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE).

On March 26th Meeting Point – Vilnius (MPV), an industry event of Vilnius International Film Festival Kino Pavasaris, announced its Work in Progress and Drama Series awards. The event, which was held 24–27 March, attracted more than 200 film professionals from Europe and Caucasian countries.

The Arthouse Cinema Training returns to Berlin this summer for its 21st edition.
Don't miss it. Applications are open!

The Czech Film Fund announced new production grants for feature films on 11 March 2024.

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.