Extended Deadline for EKOFILM 2022

BRNO: The 48th edition of EKOFILM has extended the deadline for submissions to 30 June 2022. Europe's oldest environmental film festival will take place in Brno from 12 to 15…
07-06-2022

FESTIVALS: Zlin Festival 2022 Announces Winners

ZLIN: Indian Gandhi & Co by Manish Saini received the Golden Slipper for Best Feature Film in the Children’s Category at the 62nd edition of the Zlin Festival of films…
03-06-2022

GRANTS: Two Debut Features and Three Short Film Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: Two debut features and three shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund with 360 000 EUR going to debut projects and 88 000 EUR going to two…
02-06-2022

TV+ Sci-fi Series Foundation Season 2 Finds Different Worlds in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Foundation, the Apple TV+ sci-fi series based on the series of novels by Isaac Asimov has discovered new and different worlds for its second season, which is shooting in…
02-06-2022

FNE at KVIFF 2022: Karlovy Vary FF Announces Competition Lineup

PRAGUE: The 56th Karlovy Vary IFF, which takes place this year from 1 to 9 July 2022, has announced its competition lineup as it returns to its traditional beginning of…
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Ex Oriente Film Announces Documentary Projects Selected for 2022

PRAGUE: The Prague based Institute of Documentary Film has announced the 12 documentary projects that have been selected for the 20th edition of the Ex Oriente Film workshop. The workshop's…
31-05-2022

GRANTS: Eleven Animated Projects Supported by Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: One animated feature and 10 animated shorts have been supported by the Czech Film Fund in the combined call for both development and production with the total amount of…
27-05-2022

FNE Podcast: dok.incubator 2022: Andrea Laciaková, Ondřej Kazík and Miriam Ryndová

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Andrea Laciaková (international programme manager), Miriam Ryndová (regional programme manager) and Ondřej Kazík (open programme coordinator), who work for dok.incubator, about…
27-05-2022

Czech National Film Archive Premieres Newly Restored Classic on Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich

PRAGUE: The Czech National Film Archive (NFA) has just premiered the newly digitised The Assasination / Atentát, a unique 1964 depiction of the killing of acting Reichsprotector Reinhard Heydrich by…
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FNE at Zlin Film Festival 2022: Czech Children’s Festival Announces Programme Lineup

PRAGUE: The 62nd Zlin Festival of films for children and youth, which takes place from 26 May to 1 June 2022, has announced its programme lineup as well as its…
26-05-2022

Lavish Launch for Most Expensive Czech Production

CANNES: The long-awaited historical epic Medieval by Petr Jakl, about the independent-minded Bohemian general Jan Zizka, who never lost a battle, had its first screening in the Market and proved…
24-05-2022

FNE at Zlin Film Festival 2022: Focus on Iranian Films

PRAGUE: The 62nd edition of the Zlin Film Festival, which is focused on children and youth, will take place 25 May to 1 June 2022.
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Dok.incubator CZ Announces Projects Selected For 2022 Edition

PRAGUE: The documentary workshop dok.incubator has announced four selected projects for the 2022 edition of the Czech workshop. The projects were brought to Prague for the first in-person session and…
19-05-2022

East Silver Market Application Deadline End of May

PRAGUE: The deadline for applications for films produced in 2021 and 2022 for the prestigious East Silver Market has been announced as 31 May. For projects in the rough cut…
17-05-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Czech Film in Cannes

Cannes 2022: Czech co-productions and a restored classic
17-05-2022

FESTIVALS: You Resemble Me Wins 2022 Prague IFF – Febiofest

PRAGUE: The debut feature by Dina Amer You Resemble Me, a coproduction between France, Egypt and the USA, won the Main Competition award at the 29th Prague International Film Festival…
06-05-2022

Peter Bebjak’s TV Series Nineties Attracted Most Viewers in Czech Republic in 18 Years

PRAGUE: Czech crime series Nineties / Devadesátky by Slovak director Peter Bebjak has gathered 2.23 m viewers during only six Sunday evenings on the Czech Television. This is the best…
05-05-2022

FESTIVALS: Anifilm 2022 Ready to Kick Off

LIBEREC: The International Festival of Animated Films – Anifilm will take place in Liberec, Czech Republic, from 10 to 15 May 2022. Eleven films have been selected for the Feature…
05-05-2022

Vera Chytilová’s Daisies to Screen in Cannes Classics 2022

PARIS: Vera Chytilová’s acclaimed Daisies / Sedmikrásky (1966) will screen in Cannes Classics 2022 in a restored version made this year.
03-05-2022

FNE Podcast: Michal Bregant: Executive Director of Czech NFA

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Michal Bregant, executive director of the Czech National Film Archives (NFA) about the 2022 FIAF Congress, as well as the…
27-04-2022