CLUJ-NAPOCA: Twelve films directed by first and second-time filmmakers have been selected for the main competition of the 22nd Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which will be held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania 9 – 18 June 2023. The titles for the What's Up, Doc? competition were also announced on 9 May 2023. Geoffrey Rush will receive the Transilvania Lifetime Achievement Award.

BUDAPEST: The historical drama La Chambre de Mariana directed by Emmanuel Finkiel and starring Mélanie Thierry is currently shooting in Hungary.

VALLETTA: The British production Compulsion by Neil Marshall, which is currently shooting in Malta, will generate over 2.3 m EUR into the local economy. The film, starring Polish actress Anna-Maria Sieklucka and British actress Charlotte Kirk, is shooting entirely on the island from 11 April to 13 May 2023, using the 40% Maltese cash rebates.

Malta Film Commissioner Johann Grech visits the set of "Compulsion," a British feature film currently being shot in various locations around Malta. This prestigious production is being made possible with the assistance of the Malta Film Commission through the 40% Cash Rebate currently available as per the document on the Malta Film Commission's website.

BUCHAREST: Andreea Cristina Borţun, who took part in Cannes Directors’ Fortnight in 2021 with her short fiction film When Night Meets Dawn, is currently shooting her debut feature Blue Banks / Malul Vânăt. The film is a Romanian/French/Slovenian coproduction produced by Gabi Suciu through Atelier de Film.

CANNES: Restored 4K versions of The Lady from Constantinople (1969) by Hungarian director Judit Elek and Underground (1995) by Serbian director Emir Kusturica will screen in Cannes Classics and Cinéma de la Plage, respectively, at the 76th edition of the Cannes Film Festival (16 – 27 May 2023).

We might introduce these credits by speaking them, like Him in the opening of Contempt: it's Film History at the Festival de Cannes... 

The cinematic love story of the MEDIA sub-programme, Creative Europe Desk - MEDIA Croatia Office and Croatian creators, film and TV professionals, and video game authors has been going on for already 15 years.

ZAGREB: Sixty domestic films produced in the last 15 years are screened in 72 cinemas and 56 cities across Croatia during the whole month of May 2023, as the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) celebrates 15 years since its establishment.