FNE at Cyprus Film Days: Boy on the Bridge

NICOSIA: The drama Boy on the Bridge by Petros Charalambous will have its Cyprus premiere at the 15th Cyrus Film Days International Festival, to take place between 27 April and…

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days Announces 2017 Films

NICOSIA: The 15th Cyrus Film Days International Festival, which takes place 27 April - 6 May 2017 in Nicosia and Limassol, will showcase 11 films from across the globe, including…

Cyprus Puts New Focus on Film Industry

NICOSIA: A planned visit by a delegation of Bollywood producers could inspire the Cyprus government to establish conditions suitable for growing a film services industry.

PRODUCTION: Cypriot Debut Feature Pause Moves to Postproduction

NICOSIA: Cypriot director Tonia Mishiali is currently in postproduction with her debut feature Pause aka Menopause. This Cypriot/Greek coproduction is expected to be completed by early 2018.

GRANTS: Cyprus Announces Grants

NICOSIA: Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture announced the winners of the official funding programme for 2016-2017. The Ministry allotted 85,500 EUR as script development grants for low budget feature…

CYPRUS: Country Report 2016

Due to the financial crisis that hit Cyprus in 2013, the Ministry of Education and Culture was forced to stop funding the film industry. For the first time since then,…

FESTVALS: Cyprus Short Film Fest Call for Entries

LIMASSOL: The International Short Film Festival of Cyprus is accepting films for the festival, which will take place 14 – 21 October 2017.

Digital Project Premiered in Cyprus

NICOSIA: Life Routes: Cyprus, a research project by five young people from Cyprus exploring spaces of everyday life, division and co-existence in their country, premiered in Nicosia on 12 December…

Cypriot Doc Premieres in Nicosia

NICOSIA: The Cyprus documentary film The Incredible Story of ArachnobeeA had its national premiere in Nicosia last week.

Boy on the Bridge Set for World Premiere

NICOSIA: Petros Charalambous’s debut feature Boy on the Bridge is set to have its world premiere in the official competition of the Festa del Cinema di Roma - Alice in…

FESTIVALS: International Short Film Festival of Cyprus Announces Lineup

LIMASSOL: The 6th International Short Film Festival of Cyprus will take place in Limassol from 15 to 21 October 2016. The festival will screen dozens of short films in the…

FESTIVALS: The Open Wins the 11th Cyprus International Film Festival

PAPHOS: Marc Lahore’s debut feature The Open won the 11th Cyprus International Film Festival, which came to a close on 25 September 2016 after 13 days of international feature, short,…

FESTIVALS: Cyprus International Film Festival Announces Lineup

PAPHOS: The 11th Cyprus International Film Festival will take place in Paphos from 14 to 25 September 2016. The programme of the festival includes 100 feature, short, animated and documentary…

FESTIVALS: Erlkoning Wins Countryside Animafest Cyprus

PAPHOS: The Swiss film Erlkoning by Georges Schwizgebel was awarded the International Grand Prix at the 15th Countryside Animafest Cyprus, while I, the Eye by Eleni Chandriotou won in the…

FESTIVALS: Animated Films to Sparkle at the 15th Countryside Animafest Cyprus

PAPHOS: The 15th edition of the Countryside Animafest Cyprus, the official Cyprus animation festival, will screen 68 films in Paphos from 21 to 23 July 2016.

Mobile Cinema Planned to Travel Across Cyprus

NICOSIA: Producer Stavros Papageorghiou and director Yeliz Shukri, who worked together on the documentary Missing Fetine (Tetraktys Films Ltd), plan to start a mobile cinema and have it travel across…

FNE at Paphos International Film Festival 2016: Two Cyprus Films Share Award

NICOSIA: Why Talk Feminism? and The Olive Tree at the Border shared the prize for best short film in the national competition of the Paphos International Film Festival. The awards,…

FNE at Paphos IFF: Paphos Fest Set to Open in Cyprus

NICOSIA: The Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF), which opens on 24 June 2016, will screen 26 international short films, 11 national short films, 13 student short films and eight special…

Cyprus Joins European Film Promotion

NICOSIA: The Republic of Cyprus has become the 37th member country to join European Film Promotion (EFP) following the decision by the General Assembly of EFP members at the Cannes…

FNE at Cannes 2016: Cypriot Cinema in Cannes

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