LevelK Picks Up Long Animated Film Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light

PRAGUE: Czech/Slovak/Hungarian Tony, Shelly and the Magic Light by Filip Pošivač has been acquired by sales agent LevelK. Pošivač’s first long animated film will have its world premiere at the…

FNE at Cannes 2023: Czech Cinema in Cannes

Two Czech student short films will be screened in world premiere at La Cinef - Eighth Day by Petr Pylypčuk and Electra by Daria Kashcheeva. In addition, four Czech films…

FESTIVALS: Anifilm 2023 Started in Liberec

LIBEREC: The 22nd edition of the International Festival of Animated Films – Anifilm kicked off in Liberec, Czech Republic on 2 May 2023 and it is screening approximately 500 works…

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2023 Announces First Events

KARLOVY VARY: The digitally restored film Courage for Every Day (1964) by Evald Schorm, a key work of the Czechoslovak New Wave, will have its world premiere at the 57th…

dok.incubator 2023 Announces Czech and Slovak Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Eight documentary projects were selected for Czech and Slovak dok.incubator workshops in 2023. All of them are in the editing phase and are aiming to be selected for top…

CEE Animation Forum 2023 Call for Entries

PRAGUE: Animators, directors and industry professionals can apply to the 11th CEE Animation Forum till 30 April 2023. The leading pitching, financing, and coproduction event for animated projects in Central…

dok.incubator Workshop 2023 Announces Final Selection

PRAGUE: Eight documentaries from countries including Hungary and Poland have been selected for dok.incubator Workshop 2023.

FESTIVALS: One World 2023 Announces Winners

PRAGUE: The Danish/French/Polish coproduction Apolonia, Apolonia directed by Lea Glob received the International Competition Jury Award for Best Film at the International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival One World, which…

Winners of 2023 East Doc Platform

PRAGUE: The French/USA coproduction I Made a Mistake Coming Here by Kseniya Halubovich received the main award at the East Doc Platform. The largest coproduction, funding and distribution platform for…

FESTIVALS: Submissions for Works in Progress and First Cut Lab at KVIFF Eastern Promises 2023 Ready to Open

KARLOVY VARY: Eastern Promises, the industry segment of the Karlovy Vary IFF, will open submissions for the Works in Progress showcase and First Cut Lab workshop on 4 April 2023.…

We Will Not Fade Away by Alisa Kovalenko Wins Silver Eye Award 2023

PRAGUE: The Silver Eye Award for the best long documentary of the East Silver Market at the East Doc Platform 2023 was given to We Will Not Fade Away directed…

Submissions Call for Ex Oriente 2023

PRAGUE: Long documentaries and documentary series in development and early production stage can be submitted to Ex Oriente Film Workshop 2023 till 14 April 2023.

PRODUCTION: Klára Tasovská in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak/Austrian Doc I'm Not Everything I Want to Be

PRAGUE: Czech director Klára Tasovská is currently in postproduction with her long documentary I'm Not Everything I Want to Be / Ještě nejsem, kým chci být, which is estimated to…

Full Programme Announced for East Doc Platform 2023

PRAGUE: The East Doc Platform, the largest coproduction, funding and distribution platform, tailor-made for Central and East European documentaries, will be held at the French Institute in Prague 24 –…

GRANTS: Agnieszka Holland Receives Biggest Support from Czech Film Fund

PRAGUE: The Oscar-winning director Agnieszka Holland received the biggest production grant of 931,414 EUR / 22 m CZK for her new project Franz in the latest session of the Czech…

Kino Atlas Re-Opens in Prague

PRAGUE: The legendary cinema Kino Atlas will reopen in Prague on 21 March 2023 with new operators including filmmakers Vít Janeček, Zuzana Piussi, Václav Kadrnka and Simona Kadrnková.

CANAL+ Expands to Czech Republic and Slovakia

PRAGUE: CANAL+ Action is available in the Czech Republic and Slovakia starting 1 March 2023.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Vladislav Polgar, Chief Operating Officer of Keen Software House

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Vladislav Polgar, chief operating officer of Keen Software House, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Czech game development industry.

Prague Bids Farewell to Juraj Jakubisko

PRAGUE: The funeral mass for famous Slovak filmmaker Juraj Jakubisko, who died on 28 February 2023 took place in Prague's main St. Vitus Cathedral on 4 March 2023. The cathedral…

Il Boemo Wins 30th Czech Lion Awards

PRAGUE: Petr Václav’s Il Boemo won in six categories at the 30th anniversary edition of the Czech Film and Television Academy (CFTA) Awards, held in Prague’s Rudolfinum on 4 March…