FESTIVALS: Zlin Moves to September Dates

ZLIN: The Zlin Film Festival, the world’s oldest and largest film festival for children, has announced that it will delay this year’s event until September. The 60th edition of the…
30-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Submit Your Project to Ex Oriente Film

Apply now to Ex Oriente Film 2020 and get a tailor made training for the development of your film with the help of more than 30 world renowned film professionals!…
27-03-2020

Film Production in Czech Republic May Decrease by Up to 75%

PRAGUE: The Czech audiovisual industry is experiencing a major crisis, with film production expected to decrease as much as 75% by the end of 2020 due to the coronavirus situation.
23-03-2020

Zlin FF Postponed, Transylvania IFF Awaits Decision while Transilvania Pitch Stop Calls for Projects

ZLIN: The 60th edition of the Zlín Film Festival has been postponed from 29 May-6 June 2020 to 4-10 September 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The Transilvania IFF is…
23-03-2020

FESTIVALS: Ji.hlava IDFF 2020 Calls for Applications

JIHLAVA: Applications are open for the 24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival, set to take place from 27 October to 1 November 2020.
20-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech Documentary Filmmakers Out in the World – Vratislav Šlajer

PRAGUE: Another Czech producer with an international outlook is Vratislav Šlajer of Bionaut.
20-03-2020

East Doc Platform Announces Winners

PRAGUE: Olha Zhurba’s project Roma (working title), a coproduction between the Ukraine, the Netherlands and Denmark, received the East Doc Platform Award at the 9th edition of East Doc Platform…
17-03-2020

MIDPOINT Postpones April and Early May Activities

PRAGUE: MIDPOINT has decided to postpone its activities planned for April and early May 2020. Their new dates will be announced soon.
17-03-2020

Czech Government Closes Borders to 18 Countries and Declares COVID-19 Emergency

PRAGUE: The Czech government has announced it is shutting its borders to foreigners from 18 high risk countries starting at midnight on Friday 13 March. This includes Austria, Belgium, China,…
13-03-2020

FESTIVALS: One World Film Festival Goes Online

PRAGUE: One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in cooperation with DAFilms.cz will make the films programmed for the rest of the festival available online. The festival started on 5…
13-03-2020

Coronavirus Shuts Down Shooting For Marvel’s Falcon And Winter Soldier In Prague

PRAGUE: Shooting for Marvel’s miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier directed by Kari Skogland halted in Prague when the Czech government restricted mass events due to the spread of…
13-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: COVID-19: Measures Taken By East Doc Platform

East Doc Platform East Doc Platform kicked off on 7 March and was due to run until 13 March but has moved its programme online after the Czech government issued…
13-03-2020

FNE at Prague IFF 2020: Prague IFF Announces New Dates

PRAGUE: The 27th edition of the Prague International Film Festival, which was due to start on 19 March 2020, will take place 18–25 September 2020.
12-03-2020

FNE at Prague IFF 2020: Prague IFF is Cancelled

PRAGUE: As of 10 March, in accordance with the position of Government of the Czech Republic and extraordinary measures introduced in connection with the spread in the Czech Republic of…
11-03-2020

FESTIVALS: One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Interrupted

PRAGUE: The organisers of the One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival in Prague have decided to interrupt the festival with immediate effect. The 2020 edition started on 5 March…
11-03-2020

The Painted Bird Wins Big at 27th Czech Lions

PRAGUE: The Painted Bird / Nabarvené ptáče by Václav Marhoul is the big winner of the 27th Czech Lions with eight awards, including best film, best director and best cinematography…
09-03-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: East Doc Platform 2020 Programme Announced

PRAGUE: The programme of the 9th edition of East Doc Platform (Prague, 7–13 March 2020) includes a masterclass by Fredrik Gertten (PUSH), the panel discussion Filmmaking against Dictatorships and presentations…
06-03-2020

FNE at Prague IFF 2020: Prague International FF 2020 Announces Lineup

PRAGUE: Seven film films have been selected for the main competition of the 27th edition of the Prague International Film Festival, which will take place 19 - 27 March 2020.
05-03-2020

CEE Animation Forum 2020 Selects 29 Projects

PRAGUE: Eight animated feature films in development are among the 29 projects that will be pitched at CEE Animation Forum, taking place in Liberec, Czech Republic, from 5 to 8…
28-02-2020

FNE IDF DocBloc: Frem Bows at Berlin Forum

The Czech/Slovak documentary Frem will screen in Berlin before opening in Czech cinemas.
28-02-2020