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…

FNE at KVIFF 2019: WEMW and KVIFF Introduce First Cut+

KARLOVY VARY: First Cut Lab, Trieste FF’s When East Meets West (WEMW), Karlovy Vary IFF, MIDPOINT and Less Is More (LIM) are joining forces on First Cut+, a new workshop…

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Czech AV Market Hits All-Time High

KARLOVY VARY: Fifteen years after the Czech audiovisual industry lost its position as the envy of Europe, the Czech Association of Audiovisual Producers (APA) announced that industry turnover reached a…

FNE AV Innovation: Artinii Unveils Community Driven Distribution Concept

KARLOVY VARY: The young Czech company Artinii is poised to change the film distribution system with the launch of a new concept described as “a community-driven film distribution tool.” Co-founders…

FNE TV at KVIFF 2019: MEP Helga Trüpel

KARLOVY VARY: FNE spoke to MEP Helga Trüpel Vice President of the Committee on Culture and Education about the future of European culture after the recent EU elections and the…

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Cottbus Team Gathers in Karlovy Vary as Application Deadline Approaches

KARLOVY VARY: A larger-than-usual delegation from the Cottbus Film Festival and the granddaddy of CEE pitching forums connecting cottbus were on hand to welcome guests to their traditional summer party…

FNE at KVIFF 2019: Czechs Lobby to Increase Incentives

KARLOVY VARY: The Czech Film Fund, with the support of the film industry, is pressing the government to raise the amount of money available for film incentives to 1.2 bn…

FNE at KVIFF 2019: LUX Prize Official Selection Unveiled

KARLOVY VARY: The short list of the 10 films that will compete for the LUX Prize of the European Parliament this year has been announced during the Karlovy Vary Film…
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FNE at KVIFF 2019: Prague Film Fund Continues Call for Projects

KARLOVY VARY: The Prague Film Fund will complete its next call for projects on 20 July 2019. The fund has distributed 960,000 EUR of its 2 m EUR budget, which…

PRODUCTION: Iranian Director Ali Mossaffa Shoots in Prague

PRAGUE: Ali Mosaffa, Iranian director, actor and producer, is completing the shooting on his feature Halves in Prague. The mystical drama based on real events tells the story of a…

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Discovering New Directors in East of the West Competition

KARLOVY VARY: Industry professionals looking for the next CEE break-out director head for Karlovy Vary IFF’s East of the West competition, where 12 young filmmakers will be presenting 8 world…

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Silver Caravan on the Road

Three films from East Silver Caravan are screening at Estonia's Parnu Film Festival.

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Twelve Slovak Films Screen at KVIFF

KARLOVY VARY: Slovakia is sending films to the main competition section and the prestigious East of the West competition at the 59th Karlovy Vary IFF, which opens on 28 June…

MIDPOINT Opens Calls for Features and Shorts

PRAGUE: The international script and project development programme MIDPOINT has announced calls for MIDPOINT Shorts and Feature Launch.

Seven CEE Projects Head to Cartoon Forum

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Macedonia and Poland are among the 24 countries presenting TV series projects at the 30th edition of Cartoon Forum, which takes place 16…

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Bulgaria Sends The Father to Karlovy Vary Competition

KARLOVY VARY: The Bulgarian/Greek coproduction The Father by the directing team of Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov will premiere in the main competition of the Karlovy Vary IFF, which begins…

Czech Film Fund Announces Distribution Support

PRAGUE: A total of 22 films and projects received support from the Czech Film Fund in the area of distribution in the June 2019 grants round.

FNE IDF DocBloc: Ex Oriente Heads to Slovakia

The first workshop of 2019 Ex Oriente Film begins in Slovakia on 20 June.

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Kozole Returns to Karlovy Vary Competition

LJUBLJANA: Damjan Kozole’s Slovenian/Macedonian/Serbian/Croatian coproduction Half-Sister / Polsestra will have its premiere in the main competition of the 59th Karlovy Vary IFF, 28 June – 6 July 2019. Kozole won…

FNE at Karlovy Vary IFF 2019: Marko Skop's Sophomore Feature Competes at KVIFF

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director/writer/producer Marko Škop makes it into the main competition of the 59th Karlovy Vary IFF, 28 June – 6 July 2019, with his second feature film Let There…