Apply to dok.incubator 2024

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply to the 2024 edition of the dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.
15-01-2024

BOX OFFICE: Sequel to Juraj Jakubisko’s Legendary Perinbaba Tops Slovak Chart

PRAGUE: In Slovakia, where the original Perinbaba has been a Christmas classic since its release, Perinbaba: Two Realms, the last film of legendary Slovak director Juraj Jakubisko, topped the local…
13-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Šimon Koudela in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak Epic Fantasy Fichtelberg

PRAGUE: The Czech director/animator Šimon Koudela is currently in postproduction with his fantastic epic Fichtelberg, which is a combination of animation and live action. This Czech/Slovak coproduction will be distributed…
13-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Sundance Winner Ondřej Hudeček Shoots Debut Feature Little Thief

PRAGUE: The Czech director Ondřej Hudeček, who won the Special Jury Prize for Best Direction at the Sundance Film Festival for his short film Peacock / Furiant in 2016, is…
11-12-2023

dok.incubator 2024 Opens Call for Documentaries in Rough Cut Stage

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply with long documentaries in the rough cut stage for the 2024 dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.
08-12-2023

FNE at FilmFestival Cottbus 2023: Prize Winners

COTTBUS: The Ukrainian/Dutch coproduction Forever – Forever by Anna Buryachkova received the main prize in the Feature Film Competition of the 33rd FilmFestival Cottbus, which was held 7 – 12…
13-11-2023

CEE Animation Forum 2023 Announces Winners

PILSEN: The 11th edition of the CEE Animation Forum 2023, which was held on 8 and 9 November in Pilsen, Czech Republic, has announced its winners.
13-11-2023

BOX OFFICE: Czech Oscar Candidate Brothers Tops Domestic Charts

PRAGUE: Czech drama Brothers / Bratři by Tomáš Mašín topped the local box office in its first weekend with 38,341 admissions and 272,803 EUR /6,673,617 CZK gross. The film released…
03-11-2023

CEE Animation Forum 2023 Ready to Kick Off in Pilsen

PILSEN: The 11th edition of the CEE Animation Forum 2023 will present 28 European animated projects, including feature films, series/TV specials, short films and student works on 8 and 9…
03-11-2023

Czech Republic One Step Closer to Reopening Production Incentives

PRAGUE: A proposal of a new amendment to the Audiovisual Act has been discussed by the Czech government recently. If approved, the bill should open the production incentives system.
24-10-2023

Petr Vachler’s The Meaning and Mystery of Life Prepares for Official Release with 11,000 Admissions in Special Screenings

PRAGUE: Special preview screenings of Petr Vachler’s labour of love The Meaning and Mystery of Life have been taking place in cinemas all across the Czech Republic and Slovakia since…
12-10-2023

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2.5 m EUR for the production of seven feature films and 466,208 EUR for the production of seven long documentaries.
11-10-2023

FESTIVALS: Finále Plzeň Film Festival 2023: Prize Winners

PLZEŇ: The 36th Finále Plzeň Film Festival, which took place 22 – 27 September 2023, awarded its top prize of the Golden Kingfisher for Best Feature and Animated Film to…
28-09-2023

FESTIVALS: Finále Plzeň Film Festival 2023 Ready to Kick Off

PLZEŇ: Seven feature films and one long animated film are competing in the Golden Kingfisher Feature Film and Animated Film Competition of the 36th Finále Plzeň Film Festival (22 –…
21-09-2023

FNE Oscar Watch 2024: Czech Republic Selects Brothers as Oscar Candidate

PRAGUE: Tomáš Mašín’s Brothers / Bratři has been selected as Czech Republic‘s candidate for the 96th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film…
15-09-2023

CEE Animation Workshop 2024 Launches Call for Applications

PRAGUE: CEE Animation Workshop has launched the call for applications for its 6th edition to be held in 2024. The deadline for submissions is 20 October 2023.
13-09-2023

Béla Tarr to Teach for a Full Semester at FAMU

PRAGUE: Hungarian film director Béla Tarr will teach FAMU students in master’s and doctoral programme for a full semester starting at the end of September 2023.
08-09-2023

PRODUCTION: Czech Documentary Filmmaker Veronika Lišková Shoots Debut Feature Year of the Widow

PRAGUE: Czech director Veronika Lišková is currently in production with her debut feature Year of the Widow / Rok vdovy, which is a Czech/Slovak/Croatian coproduction. The screenplay, written by Lišková’s…
06-09-2023

Czech Location Managers Scoop Award at Annual LMGI 2023

PRAGUE: Czech location managers Petr Růčka, Marek Řídel and Jan Ondrovčák from Film Makers s.r.o received the award for Outstanding Locations in a Period Feature Film for Edward Berger’s All…
29-08-2023

BOX OFFICE: ONEMANSHOW – The Movie Breaks Records in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: The Czech comedy ONEMANSHOW – The Movie by Kamil Bartošek and Ondřej Pavliš had 291,761 admissions and 2.24 m EUR / 54,160,085 CZK gross in its opening weekend in…
24-08-2023