The dok.incubator film workshop presents eight documentaries that will take part in the Czech and Slovak workshops this year. Whether through personal stories, social issues or nature allegories, all selected documentaries have the potential to reach an international audience and are working towards a common goal - to finish editing and to be selected for top European film festivals in 2024.

BELGRADE: The sophomore feature by Serbian director Vladimir Perišić has been selected for the 62nd edition of Critics’ Week (Semaine de la Critique), one of the sidebar sections of the Cannes Film Festival. This coproduction between France, Serbia, Luxembourg and Croatia stars Quo Vadis, Aida?'s Jasna Đuričić. Croatian/Spanish short film The Real Truth about the Fight by Andrea Slaviček was also selected for Critics’ Week.

WARSAW: The Holocaust drama The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer has been selected for the Competition of the 76th edition of Festival de Cannes (16 – 27 May 2023). The film is a coproduction between the UK, Poland and the USA, coproduced in Poland by Ewa Puszczynska through Extreme Emotions.

PRAGUE: Animators, directors and industry professionals can apply to the 11th CEE Animation Forum till 30 April 2023. The leading pitching, financing, and coproduction event for animated projects in Central and Eastern Europe will be held 8 - 9 November 2023 in Pilsen, Czech Republic.

Including Entertainment One, FOX Entertainment Global, Fremantle, Lionsgate, NBCUniversal Global Distribution, Paramount Global Content Distribution, Sony Pictures Television

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has digitalised two more cinemas within the project launched together with the Ministry of Culture and Media as well as the local authorities in 2019.

The CEE Animation Forum has announced its 11th edition, the leading pitching, financing, and co-production event for animated projects in Central and Eastern Europe. Animators, directors and industry professionals have until April 30, 2023, to submit their works in four categories: features, series/TV specials, shorts, and student films.

ZAGREB: Chris Marcich has been unanimously appointed by the Board of Directors of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) for a new four-year mandate. His second term will begin on 2 May 2023.

TALLINN: Heidy Purga follows Piret Hartman as the new Minister of Culture in Estonia as the Reform-Eesti 200-SDE coalition replaces the Reform-Isamaa-SDE government.

VALLETTA: The psychological thriller Compulsion directed by British director Neil Marshall is set to start shooting in Malta. The film starring Polish actress Anna-Maria Sieklucka and Charlotte Kirk will benefit from the Malta cash rebates.