GRANTS: Latvia Announces Coproduction Grants for 2021

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has distributed 300,000 EUR to four Latvian minority coproductions originating in Italy, Estonia, and Lithuania (two projects). The projects include three feature films…
11-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Romanian Actor Rareș Abraham in Postproduction with Debut Feature Friday the 3rd

BUCHAREST: Romanian actor Rareș Abraham is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Friday the 3rd / Vineri 3, which he also wrote, produced and shot in Cluj-Napoca from 15…
11-05-2021

Online Screenings for LUX Audience Award Nominated Films

STRASBOURG: The three films nominated for the 2021 LUX Audience Award – collective by Romanian director Alexander Nanau, Corpus Christi by Polish director Jan Komasa and Another Round by Thomas…
11-05-2021

FESTIVALS: One World Romania Postpones Its 14th Edition Until June 2021

BUCHAREST: The 14th edition of One World Romania, which was due 21-30 May 2021, has been postponed to 11-20 June 2021 in a physical format and 21-27 June 2021 online.
11-05-2021

FNE at FEST 2021: Life of a Mutt

BELGRADE: The Serbian long documentary-animated film Life of a Mutt / Prizori iz života džukca by writer/director Tanja Brzaković will screen in the FEST Fokus programme of the 49th edition…
11-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Belgian/Croatian Coproduction Crossing Shoots in Croatia

PULA: Dutch director Jacqueline Van Vugt started filming her debut feature Crossing in Pula on 5 May 2021. The film, coproduced by Revolver Films (the Netherlands), A Private View (Belgium)…
10-05-2021

FNE Podcast: Kutaisi ISFF 2021: Nini Shvelidze, International Programme Coordinator

FNE correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Nini Shvelidze, International Programme Coordinator of the Kutaisi International Film Festival, about the first edition of the KISFF, which is finally taking place in…
10-05-2021

Sky TV Series Django Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The TV series Django directed by Francesca Comencini and starring Matthias Schoenaerts starts shooting in Romania on 10 May 2021. The Sky TV and Canal + series is serviced…
10-05-2021

Baltic Sea Docs 2021 Announces Call for Projects

RIGA: Applications for the 25th edition of the Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries are welcome till 11 June 2021. The most important documentary training and pitching event in the Baltic…
10-05-2021

North Macedonia Signs Film Coproduction Agreement with France

SKOPJE: Filmmakers from North Macedonia and France will have increased access to funding and incentives in both countries, following the signing of a coproduction treaty between North Macedonia and France.
10-05-2021

FNE at FEST 2021: Oasis

BELGRADE: Ivan Ikić’s sophomore feature Oasis / Oaza will have its national premiere in the main competition of the 49th edition of FEST 2021. The film is a a coproduction…
10-05-2021

Lower Threshold for Polish Cash Rebate Opens the Door to More Regional Coproductions

WARSAW: One of the most significant measures instituted by the Polish Film Institute during the pandemic was the reduction of the threshold for Polish eligible costs for coproduction of feature…
07-05-2021

GRANTS: Czech Film Fund Announces Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed approximately 1.7 m EUR as development and production grants for animated films, as well as debut feature production grants and short films production…
07-05-2021

CEE Animation Forum 2021 Announces Winners

PRAGUE: The 9th edition of the leading regional pitching, financing and coproduction event CEE Animation Forum, which was held online in an extended edition from 26 April to 6 May…
07-05-2021

Piotr Domalewski’s Polish/Irish I Never Cry to Be Released in UK and Ireland in July 2021

WARSAW: The coming-of-age drama I Never Cry / Jak najdalej stąd by Piotr Domalewski will be theatrically released in the UK and Ireland starting 23 July 2021.
07-05-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 06.05.2021

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
07-05-2021

Horațiu Mălăele’s Thriller Luca to Premiere Online in Romania

BUCHAREST: The psychological thriller Luca, the third feature film directed by Romanian actor/director Horațiu Mălăele, will have its premiere on 21 May 2021 online worldwide, and in the Romanian cinemas…
07-05-2021

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2021 Announces Dates for Physical Edition

ZAGREB: The 17th edition of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival will be held physically from 13 to 20 June 2021.
07-05-2021

FNE at FEST 2021: Loan Shark

BELGRADE: The crime thriller Loan Shark / Lihvar by young director Nemanja Ćeranić will have its national premiere in the main competition of FEST 2021. This is the first Serbian…
07-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Starts Shooting A Ten in a Half

SARAJEVO: Danis Tanović has started shooting his ninth film on 3 May 2021. A Ten in a Half is a Bosnian coproduction supported through the feature film production scheme Sarajevo…
06-05-2021