Filmdelights Picks Up Viktor Portel’s The Investigator

PRAGUE: Vienna-based Filmdelights has acquired international sales rights to Czech/Croatian long documentary The Investigator / Vyšetřovatel. The film directed by Viktor Portel was selected for both Opus Bonum and Czech…
12-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava International Documentary FF 2022 Announces Full Lineup

JIHLAVA: Sixteen films have been selected for the Opus Bonum international competition of the 26th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival (25 – 30 October 2022), which announced its full lineup…
12-10-2022

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Production Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 2.56 m EUR to six feature film projects in the second production call of 2022. New projects by Olmo Omerzu and Tereza Nvotová…
12-10-2022

Tenth CEE Animation Forum Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland are among the countries with the most projects selected for the 10th edition of the CEE Animation Forum, which will be held in a…
11-10-2022

Nosferatu Expected to Shoot in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu starring Bill Skarsgard and Lily-Rose Depp has added Nicholas Hoult to its cast, a sign that the project will soon start shooting in the Czech Republic,…
10-10-2022

Ji.hlava New Visions Forum Announces Selected Projects

JIHLAVA: Sixteen European projects in development, production and postproduction have been selected for the 2nd edition of the Ji.hlava New Visions Forum. The event will be held 27-28 October 2022…
06-10-2022

PRODUCTION: Czech/Slovak Film The Body Based on True Story Enters Postproduction

PRAGUE: Natálie Císařovská’s debut feature The Body / Její tělo wrapped shooting on 23 September 2022. The film is a Czech/Slovak coproduction inspired by the real story of diver Andrea…
05-10-2022

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM 2022 Ready to Kick Off

BRNO: A total of 25 films, selected from among 243 entries, are competing in the 48th edition of the EKOFILM International Film Festival, which will take place in Brno, the…
05-10-2022

CEE Animation Workshop Opens Call for Applications

PRAGUE: Submissions are open for the 5th CEE Animation Workshop, a training programme for developing projects and enhancing skills. The deadline for submissions is 24 October 2022.
05-10-2022

Zentropa’s The Bastard Starring Mads Mikkelsen Shoots in Prague

PRAGUE: The Bastard, directed by Nikolaj Arcel and starring Mads Mikkelsen, is currently shooting in Prague, according to local media.
04-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Be2Can 2022 Ready to Start in Prague

PRAGUE: The 9th edition of the Be2Can Film Festival will present 21 premieres in three cinemas in Prague as well as in 30 cinemas across the Czech Republic from 5…
04-10-2022

South Moravia Invests in Region’s Film Industry

BRNO: Regional councillors of South Moravia decided to support the South Moravian Film Fund with approximately 325,300 EUR / 8 m CZK.
03-10-2022

FESTIVALS: Somewhere Over the Chemtrails Wins 2022 Finale Plzen Festival

PLZEN: Somewhere Over the Chemtrails by Adam Koloman Rybanský received the Golden Kingfisher Award for Best Feature or Animated Film at the 35th Finále Plzeň Film Festival (23 – 28…
30-09-2022

Zatopek Acquired by Myriad Pictures

PRAGUE: Myriad Pictures has picked-up David Ondříček’s biopic Zátopek, Czech Republic’s submission to the 94th Academy Award Best International Feature Film category.
29-09-2022

BOX OFFICE: BANGER. Shot with iPhone Scores Third Spot in Czech BO

PRAGUE: BANGER., the second feature from director Adam Sedlák, premiered on 22 September 2022 and had 23 127 admissions during its first weekend in 148 cinemas. The film ranked third…
28-09-2022

FESTIVALS: Finále Plzeň FF 2022 Starts Today

PLZEN: Ten films are competing in the Golden Kingfisher Feature Film and Animated Film Competition of the 35th Finále Plzeň Film Festival (23 – 28 September 2022). The lineup includes…
23-09-2022

BOX OFFICE: Most Expensive Film in Czech History Scores First Spot in Domestic Cinemas

PRAGUE: The English-language historical drama Medieval from scriptwriter, director and producer Petr Jákl is currently the most attended film in Czech cinemas. The film, which was released by Bioscop in…
14-09-2022

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Czech Republic Selects Il Boemo as Oscar Candidate

PRAGUE: The period drama Il Boemo by Petr Václav has been selected by the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) as Czech Republic’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion…
13-09-2022

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Lukáš Kunce, Producer of Czech Amanita Design

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Lukáš Kunce, producer of Czech Amanita Design, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Czech game development industry.
08-09-2022

Sir Anthony Hopkins Shoots Nicholas Winton Biopic in Prague

PRAGUE: One Life, a biopic of Nicholas Winton, who helped rescue almost 699 children on the eve of WWII (including the film director Karel Reisz), is currently shooting in Prague.…
02-09-2022