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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

FNE at Cannes 2022: Czech Film in Cannes

Cannes 2022: Czech co-productions and a restored classic

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

Comic-Con Festival 2022 Wraps in Prague

PRAGUE: The third edition of the Comic-Con Prague Festival, held from 22 to 24 April 2022, culminated with the mayor of Prague appearing in a full-body suit as Iron Man.

FESTIVALS: Prague IFF – Febiofest 2022 Announces Lineup

PRAGUE: The Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest has announced the programme for its 29th edition. The largest Prague film event returns to its spring dates after two years of…

Projects from FNE Partner Countries in dok.incubator INT Workshop 2022 Selection

PRAGUE: Projects from Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic and Poland are among the eight projects selected for the dok.incubator INT workshop 2022.

OBITUARY: Czech Animator Vlasta Pospíšilová

PRAGUE: Czech animator and director Vlasta Pospíšilová, the last of Jiří Trnka's famous animators' guard, has died at the age of 87.

FNE at Cannes 2022: Czech Cinema in Cannes

Czech co-production Butterfly Vision to premiere in Cannes - Maksym Nakonechnyi's feature film debut is set to world-premiere in the Un Certain Regard competition, a part of Official Selection of…

Ex Oriente Film Launches Call for Applications

PRAGUE: Long documentaries and docuseries in development or early production stage coming from Central and Eastern Europe or coproduced with the CEE countries can apply to Ex Oriente Film till…

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Eastern Promises Launches Call for Applications

KARLOVY VARY: Projects in development, production and postproduction can apply to Karlovy Vary IFF’s Eastern Promises section until 6 May 2022. Eastern Promises will be held in person 3-6 July…