Three out of four documentaries screened at #AFF2022 will be premieres

BUDAPEST: The 5th edition of the Budapest Classic Film Marathon, a festival of restored films, will be held from 13 to 18 September, organised again by the National Film Institute – Hungary. This year the festival will focus on Hollywood’s Central European roots.

LODZ: The first and only onsite module of the 2022 edition of the CEE Animation Workshop is currently taking place in Łódź, Poland  22 - 28 August 2022.

The fourth edition of the CEE Animation Workshop has entered its second-to-last module. The first and only onsite module of this year’s edition is taking place in Łódź, Poland. Between 22 and 28 August 2022, Vienna House Andel’s Hotel is hosting 11 projects in development, 26 participants, 10 guest expert lecturers and 25 Polish animation industry representatives.

BUCHAREST: Austrian sales agent Square Eyes has picked-up Theo Montoya’s first long film Anhell69. A coproduction between Columbia, Romania, France and Germany, the hybrid fiction-documentary will have its world premiere in the 37th Venice Film Festivals’ International Critics Week (31 August – 10 September 2022).

PODGORICA: The 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival, which started on 22 August 2022, focuses on films from the region. The festival organises competitions for feature, documentary and student films.

BUCHAREST: A total of 21 international short films and five Romanian short films have been selected for the two competitions of the 8th edition of the Bucharest International Dance Festival (8 – 11 September 2022).

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Adrian Voicu is currently in postproduction with his first feature film Capturing Sami / Captura, which is produced by Axel Film, the company behind Immaculate by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, winner of the Best Debut Film Award in Venice 2021. The Bulgarian company Contrast Films is coproducing.

VALLETTA: Maltese miniseries The Home Straight directed by Keith Tedesco has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in order to raise 40,000 EUR to secure locations, actors, crew and gear for the production.

COTTBUS: Projects in production or postproduction related to Eastern Europe in subject or production context can apply to cocoWIP until 24 August 2022. The 24th edition of connecting cottbus East-West coproduction market will be held in Cottbus, Germany 9 – 11 November 2022.