FNE IDF DocBloc: Director Artemio Benki: "I Like Strong, Personal Stories that Are a Bit Extreme"

Click HERE for an interview with the French-born Czech filmmaker Artemio Benki about his documentary Solo.
19-07-2019

PRODUCTION: German Film Lassie Come Home Shoots in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: A German production based on an adaptation of Lassie Come Home of the well-known English novel by Eric Knight is currently shooting in the Czech Šumava Mountains. Czech Mia…
18-07-2019

PRODUCTION: First Swiss / Czech Coproduction Lost in Paradise Shoots in Prague

PRAGUE: The first Swiss / Czech feature film coproduction ever Lost in Paradise / Ztraceni v ráji directed by Fiona Ziegler is shooting in Prague and Bern from 3 July…
16-07-2019

Czech Restored Classic Ecstasy Selected for the Pre-opening Event of the 76th Venice IFF

PRAGUE: A new digital copy in 4K of the Czech film Ecstasy / Extase directed by Gustav Machatý and starring Hedy Kiesler (Hedy Lamarr) will be screened at the Pre-opening…
15-07-2019

FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech Documentary Filmmaker Helena Třeštíková

A look back at the long and impressive career of the Czech documentary filmmaker Helena Třeštíková.
12-07-2019

FNE at Karlovy Vary 2019 Industry Days: Docs in Progress

KARLOVY VARY: Five CEE films were among the eight projects presented in Karlovy Vary IFF's Industry Days programme. They represent an impressive array of documentary talents from Romania, Poland, Latvia…
11-07-2019

FNE at Karlovy Vary 2019 Works in Development: A Sensitive Man

KARLOVY VARY: Masterfilm is producing the black comedy A Sensitive Man, the feature debut of writer/director Tomas Klein. The Czech film is planned as a coproduction with Slovakia’s Punchart Films…
09-07-2019

FNE at Karlovy Vary 2019 Works in Development: Traces

KARLOVY VARY: The Croatian company Kinorama is in late development with writer/director Dubravka Turic’s debut feature film Traces. The project was presented by the director and by producer Ira Cecic…
09-07-2019

FNE at Karlovy Vary 2019 Works in Development: Rattlesnakes

KARLOVY VARY: Serbia’s Biberche Productions presented director Nikola Ljuca’s second film project Rattlesnakes during the Karlovy Vary IFF 2019 Industry Days. The drama is planned as a coproduction with Croatia…
09-07-2019

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Prize Winners: Bugaria’s The Father Wins Grand Prix

KARLOVY VARY: The Bulgarian film The Father / Bashtata (Bulgaria, Greece) directed by Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov took home the Crystal Globe and a cash prize of 25, 000…
08-07-2019 m

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Pro-DIGI Leads the Charge to Transform Czech Cinemas

KARLOVY VARY: Pro-DIGI, z.s., a Czech company that was in the vanguard of digitalisation, is taking its goal of transforming the Czech cinema-going experience to the next stage by engaging…
08-07-2019

FNE at Karlovy Vary 2019 Works in Development: Grey Skies

KARLOVY VARY: Georgian producer Elene Margvelashvili from Parachute Films and co-writer/co-director Konstantine Kalandadze presented their coming-of-age feature film project Grey Skies during the Karlovy Vary IFF's Industry Days programme.
08-07-2019

FNE at KVIFF 2019: See How the Critics Rated the Films

KARLOVY VARY: This year for the sixth time FNE teamed up with KVIFF and critics attending the festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, the East of the…
08-07-2019

FNE TV at KVIFF 2019: Andreas Horvath and Patrycja Planik

FNE spoke to Karlovy Vary jury member and Austrian director Andreas Horvath and Polish actress Patrycja Planik about Lillian, a film based on the true story of a Russian woman…
05-07-2019 m

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ticket to the Moon

Debut director Veronika Janatková speaks about working with ARTE and festival distribution for documentaries.
05-07-2019

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Pigeon’s Milk Takes Top Prize at Industry Awards

KARLOVY VARY: Film professionals gathered at the picturesque hillside Czech and Slovak industry party to fete the award winners of the Karlovy Vary IFF's Industry Days section, with a top…
04-07-2019

FNE at KVIFF 2019 Works in Progress: After the Winter

KARLOVY: Montenegrin writer/director Ivan Bakrac and producer Ivan Djurovic presented their Montenegrin/Serbian work in progress After the Winter at the Karlovy Vary IFF's Eastern Promises pitching forum, taking place on…
04-07-2019

FNE TV at KVIFF 2019: FNE TV: EFP’s Future Frames

KARLOVY VARY: FNE teamed up with European Film Promotion again this year to speak to the ten European film school students and recent graduates participating in the EFP Future Frames…
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PRODUCTION: Robert Dornhelm Shoots Maria Theresa II in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Two new episodes of the successful international miniseries Maria Theresa II are currently shooting on Czech locations. The director Robert Dornhelm and his crew are also presenting the project…
03-07-2019

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Industry Debates International Opportunities for Czech Productions

KARLOVY VARY: While filmmakers from across Central and Eastern Europe were pitching their documentary and feature film projects to a packed cinema of industry pros at the Karlovy Vary IFF's…
03-07-2019