BUDAPEST: The Hungarian crime series Locked Up Secrets directed by Csillag Mano will air on Duna TV starting 20 March 2023. The 8-episode series was produced by Megafilm Service with support from the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI).

BUCHAREST: The 3rd edition of the Film O'Clock International Film Festival, initiated by Romanian director/producer Mirona Radu, will be held 28 February – 4 March 2023 in seven cinemas from seven countries within the same time zone along the 25 degrees East longitude meridian.

RIGA: Over 30 titles will screen in two competitive programmes, Baltic Focus and Artdocfest Open, at the 3rd edition of Artdocfest, which will be held in Riga 2 – 9 March 2023.

Creatrix Fama and ABI Fundație, with the support of DACIN SARA, UPFAR ARGOA and  UCIN, proudly presents the third edition of the Film O'Clock International Festival from 28 February to 4 March 2023. Simultaneous screenings will be held in 7 cinemas across as many countries: Cinema Muzeul Țăranului (Bucharest, Romania), Skalvija Cinema (Vilnius, Lithuania), Cinema Zhovten (Kiev, Ukraine), Krasno Selo Cultural Centre (Sofia, Bulgaria), Cinema Andora (Athens, Greece), Zawya Cinema (Cairo, Egypt) and the Labia Theatre (Cape Town, South Africa), along with online debates and discussions.

BERLIN: FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Berlin Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Panorama and Forum giving the films 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 stars. 5 is the best and 1 is the worst. The ratings give an overview of critics opinions from a large number of countries and provide insights to what critics in many different countries think about the programme.

PRAGUE: My Sunny Maad by Michaela Pavlátová, which is a coproduction between the Czech Republic, France and Slovakia, received the award for best long animated film at the 48th César Awards, announced on 24 February 2023.

PRAGUE: Thomas Vinterberg’s first TV miniseries Families Like Ours, starring Nikolaj Lie Kass, Paprika Steen and Thomas Bo Larsen, is currently shooting in Prague. The 16 m EUR miniseries is a major European coproduction produced by Danish Zentropa, with Czech Sirena Film and CANAL+ Poland among the coproducers.

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s first slasher horror Pensive / Rupintojelis directed by Jonas Trukanas will be released in North America by Cinedigm on its horror streaming platform SCREAMBOX, which is powered by Bloody Disgusting.

KRAKOW: Documentary producers from around the world who are looking for international partners can apply to the Central European Documentary Coproduction Market (CEDOC), which will be held within the industry programme of the Krakow Film Festival 2023.

CEDOC Market held during the KFF Industry at the  Krakow Film Festiwal is now accepting the applications. The documentary producers from all around the world who are looking for new international partners for their projects may apply. Event takes place in June and the deadline for submissions is in the end of March.