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Sten-Kristian Saluveer one of the organisers of this year’s European Film Forum during the Tallinn Black Nights Festival and Baltic Event 2016 talks about the most important developments in the EU’s plans for a Digital Single Market over the past year.

FNE TV asked Bulgarian producers and well known Sofia Film Festival helmers Mira Staleva and Stefan Kitanov about how a casual meeting in Venice four years ago developed into a Bulgarian, Belgian, Netherlands coproduction King of the Belgians that is screening in the Venice Orizzonti this year.

FNE asked Mimi Gjorgoska-Illievska about the most important developments in the Macedonian film industry and the importance of cooperation with neighbouring countries

FNE asked Boban Jevtic about joining Creative Europe and how important the new  tax incentives and coproductions with neighbouring countries are for the Serbian film industry?

FNE asked Silvia Costa about the new strategic policies for film and culture within the European Union and why culture had a primary role to play in terms of cultural diversity and European cultural identity at this time of crisis in Europe.

FNE spoke to Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski about his Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Venice and why he believes the work of the Polish Film Institute is responsible for the present renaissance of the Polish film.