Nadejda Koseva’s Bulgarian/German The Trap to Be Released in Bulgaria in October 2024

SOFIA: Nadejda Koseva’s sophomore feature The Trap will be released in Bulgarian cinemas in October 2024 by Purple Rain. The Bulgarian/German film has recently received the Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor Award for Alexander Trifonov at the SEE Los Angeles 2024, as well Best Director, Best Production Design and Best Lead Actor at the 3rd National Film Festival “Vasil Gendov” - Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers Awards, held on 16 Маy 2024.


Bulgarian/German Coproductions Win Awards at Vasil Gendov Awards 2024

SOFIA: The Bulgarian/German coproduction Blaga’s Lessons by Stephan Komandarev received the Best Feature Film Award at the closing ceremony of the third edition of the National Film Festival “Vasil Gendov” - Union of Bulgarian Filmmakers Awards, held at the National Theatre “Ivan Vazov” on 16 Маy 2024.


German Migrant Drama Starring Amanda Plummer Shot on a Croatian Island

KRK: German writer/director Uwe Boll shot his feature film Run on the Croatian island of Krk from 17 to 29 April 2024. The production benefited from the 25% cash rebate offered by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre through the Filming in Croatia programme.


Melchior: The Apothecary Trilogy, a Domestic and International Success Story

TALLINN: The first international territories where the Estonian/German/Latvian/Lithuanian trilogy Melchior: The Apothecary by Elmo Nüganen was sold by Global Screen are France, Germany, Austria and the Czech Republic. In Estonia the trilogy had almost 300,000 admissions.


FNE Podcast: Simone Baumann: Managing Director, German Films

FNE together with German Films is launching the Year of German Central European Films 2024 with a special focus on German films in central and eastern European countries plus Cyprus and Malta, and our partner countries’ films screening in Germany. This action takes place within the Frames of the celebrations of the 70 Years of German Films.


FNE at Cannes 2024: Eleven German Productions and Coproductions Selected for 77th Cannes Film Festival

BERLIN: Germany will take part in the Official Selection and the sidebar sections of the 77th Cannes Film Festival (14 - 25 May 2024) with 11 majority and minority coproductions.


PRODUCTION: Stephan Komandarev Shoots Made in EU

SOFIA: The acclaimed Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev is currently in production with his seventh feature film Made in EU, which is a coproduction between Bulgaria, Germany and the Czech Republic.