PRODUCTION: Romanian Director/Screenwriter Marian Crisan in Postproduction with Warboy

BUCHAREST: The Romanian director/scriptwriter/producer Marian Crișan is currently in postproduction with his fifth feature film Warboy / Sluga, a drama set in 1944. The film is a Romanian/Moldavian coproduction.
08-02-2023

Slovak/Czech Animation The Websters Enters European Markets

BRATISLAVA: After the successful domestic release of the Slovak/Czech long animated film The Websters Movie by Katarína Kerekesová in October 2022, the stories of the Webster family are now entering…
08-02-2023

Arved Voted Best Film of 2022 at Czech Film Critics Awards

PRAGUE: Arved / Arvéd by Vojtěch Mašek was awarded for best film, best script (Vojtěch Mašek, Jan Poláček) and best actor (Michal Kern) at the 13th edition of the Czech…
08-02-2023

Applications Are Open for CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2023

NOVI SAD: Women-identifying documentary filmmakers who are seeking support to develop their films and professional skills can apply to the 3rd edition of the training programme CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator.
08-02-2023

Open Call for Ukrainian Projects at Visegrad Pitch

PRAGUE: Ukrainian documentary filmmakers can apply with documentary works-in-progress at any stage of production to the B2B Doc-arranged workshop and to pitch them to professionals from the Visegrad countries at…
08-02-2023

Canadian Director Emily Kai Bock Shoots in Estonia

TALLINN: Canadian director Emily Kai Bock, who has previously directed music videos for the rock band Arcade Fire, is currently shooting her short film Night in Estonia.
08-02-2023

Films from FNE Partner Countries Nominated for European Children’s Film Association Awards

BERLIN: Six films produced or coproduced by FNE partner countries are among the titles nominated as the Best European Children’s Film of 2022 in three categories: feature film, documentary and…
07-02-2023

Entries Open for 2023 Budapest Debut Film Forum

BUDAPEST: Debut films and series' projects at an early stage of development can apply to the 5th edition of the Budapest Debut Film Forum, which will be held within the…
07-02-2023

FNE at Berlinale 2023: Ji.hlava IDFF in Berlin

Dear friends, the Ji.hlava IDFF Team will be at Berlinale and we will be delighted to meet you there. Feel free to contact Ji.hlava’s festival director Marek Hovorka and head…
07-02-2023

Dok.incubator Calls for Czech and Slovak Documentaries

PRAGUE: Czech and Slovak filmmakers are invited to apply to the intensive rough cut workshop dok.incubator till 13 February 2023.
07-02-2023

BOX OFFICE: Admissions in Hungarian Cinemas Increased by 61.2% in 2022

BUDAPEST: Total admissions increased from 6.2 m in 2021 to 10.1 m in 2022, and the total gross increased from 24.9 m EUR / 9.7 billion HUF to 44.4 m…
06-02-2023

PRODUCTION: Netflix in Postproduction with Forgotten Love, Adaptation of Polish Classic Novel

WARSAW: Netflix's Forgotten Love / Znachor directed by first time director Michał Gazda and based on the cult novel The Quack / Znachor by Tadeusz Dołęga-Mostowicz, is currently in postproduction…
06-02-2023

BOX OFFICE: Record Domestic Premieres and Admissions in Croatia in 2022

ZAGREB: A record number of 25 domestic films, including 17 feature films and eight documentaries, were released in Croatian cinemas in 2022, attracting 220,776 admissions, compared to 174,578 admissions in…
06-02-2023

New Caretaker Minister of Culture Appointed in Bulgaria

SOFIA: Nayden Todorov, the famous conductor and director of the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra, is the new Caretaker Minister of Culture in Bulgaria. Taking over from Prof. Velislav Minekov, he is…
06-02-2023

Malta’s Got Talent Receives 40% Cash Rebate from Malta Film Commission

VALLETTA: The TV franchise Malta’s Got Talent will benefit from the 40% cash rebate on eligible production expenses from the Malta Film Commission.
06-02-2023

Eleven Slovenian Feature Films to Be Shot in 2023

LJUBLJANA: No less than 11 feature films will start shooting in 2023, as the Slovenian Film Centre’s budget for 2023 raised up to 8,784,653 EUR (from 6.33 m EUR in…
03-02-2023

Mira Fornay´s New Feature Film She - Hero to Premiere at 2023 Berlin IFF

BRATISLAVA: With her fourth feature film She - Hero / Mimi (cesta hrdinky), which will have its world premiere in the Generation Kplus section of the 73rd Berlinale, the acclaimed…
03-02-2023

Evoke Launches First Czech Virtual Production Studio

PRAGUE: The Czech company Evoke opened the first virtual production studio in the country in January 2023. The 440 m2 studio including 120 m2 LED projection is located in the…
03-02-2023

Film Meets Games: GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Announces Games Grants

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has allocated a total of 199,100 EUR for the production of three and the development of 10 new videogames. It is the second year that…
03-02-2023

OBITUARY: Polish Actor Leonard Pietraszak

WARSAW: Veteran Polish actor Leonard Pietraszak died at 86. His career in the theatre, television and cinema spanned five decades.
03-02-2023