RIGA: Latvian company SIA Tet, and Lithuanian and Estonian branches of the Telia Company group have signed a cooperation agreement with Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi won the Transilvania Trophy at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), which took place in Cluj-Napoca 17-26 June 2022. Bogdan George Apetri’s Miracle, a Romanian/Czech/Latvian coproduction, received the award for best long film in the Romanian Days Competition.

PRAGUE: Tomasz Wiński’s debut feature Borders of Love / Hranice lásky has been picked-up by French Loco Film. The Czech/Polish coproduction will have its world premiere within the Crystal Globe Competition of the 56th Karlovy Vary IFF (1 - 9 July 2022).

BUDAPEST: NATPE Budapest International, the premier global business forum for content producers, buyers and distributors across all platforms, is taking place in Budapest 27-30 June 2022.

VALLETTA: Malta’s first-ever opera-film Blat: The Island Fortress, directed by Alan Fenech, premiered in local cinemas on 24 June 2022.

The shooting of the film concludes where many stories of one of its protagonists begin – in Piran.

The shooting of the live-action feature Lunatic has just been wrapped up on the main pier in the Slovenian seaside town of Piran. Written and directed by Igor Šterk, Lunatic is the first Slovenian film attempting to tackle an autobiography of an ordinary family, but with a father dedicated to something extremely unusual.

Debut feature and student film completion grants were announced by Film Center Serbia on 10 June 2022 and the other four categories were announced on 21 June 2022.

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Victor Canache’s debut feature The Goat and Her Three Kids / Capra cu trei iezi has its world premiere in the Romanian Days competition at the 21st edition of the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF), running in Cluj-Napoca 17-26 June 2022. The film turns a well-known Romanian children's tale from 1875 into a psychological thriller.

CONSTANȚA: The team behind the Transilvania International Film Festival (TIFF) is launching a new festival, SUNSCREEN Film & Arts Festival, whose first edition will be held in Constanța from 8 to 11 September 2022.

BUCHAREST: Alexandru Belc’s debut feature Metronom, winner of the Best Director Award at 2022 Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, has been sold by Paris-based Pyramide Films to several territories.