Documentary Campus open for registration

Documentary Campus (, which will be held in Munich September 10-12, is accepting reduced registration fees from East European participants.

CineLink awards seven CEE films

Sarajevo CineLink co-production market ( gave its Excellence Award to Serbian Circles by writers Srđan Koliević and Melina Pota Koliević and director Srdan Golubović.

SPI expands into Spain

SPI International signed an agreement on July 27 with the leading Spanish independent film distributor Vertice 360 to cooperate on introducing FilmBox channels on the Spanish TV market.

FESTIVALS: Era New Horizons opens with Cannes winner

Cannes grand prix winner, Of Gods and Men (Des hommes et des dieux) by Xavier Beauvois, will make its Polish premiere as the opening film of the Era New Horizons…

East Silver accepts applications

The 7th Annual East Silver Market, specialising in Eastern and Central European documentaries, has announced it is accepting submissions for 2010.

FNE at KVIFF 2010: Karlovy Vary IFF Winners

KARLOVY VARY: Spanish film The Mosquito Net directed by Agusti Vila won the Grand Prix at the 45th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival ( but the majority of the prizes…

CEE channels buy High Point packages

High Point Media Group ( has confirmed sales to Central and Eastern Europe, with 60 hours of drama and packages of 20 movies.

FNE at KVIFF 2010: Sarajevo's New Film Center Promotes Coproductions

KARLOVY VARY: Adis Bakrac director of East of the West competitor The Abandoned is also head of the newly established Sarajevo Film Center. The Abandoned produced by Heft Production (…

FNE at KVIFF 2010 East of the West: Gastarbeiter

Gastarbeiter, the new film from director Yusup Razykov who set a distinctive style for new Uzbek cinema, is a contemporary roadmovie connecting Uzbekistan and Russia through a variety of characters,…

FNE at KVIFF 2010: Mother Teresa of Cats Screens Today in Main competition

In his new drama Mother Teresa of Cats, Paweł Sala presents a moving image of a contemporary brutal crime that shocked Poland.

East Silver announce July 31 deadline

The 7th East Silver documentary market specializing in Eastern and Central European documentary is now open for submissions through July 31. East Silver is the largest database of creative feature…

New Docu Talents at KVIFF

The Institute of Documentary Film ( ) will present nine work-in-progress documentary films under the banner "Docu Talents from the East" at the Karlovy Vary film festival ( ) on…

ScripTeast announces deadline

The 5th edition of ScripTeast ( has announced a July 30 deadline for applications from scriptwriters with completed screenplays.

CEE films compete for LUX Prize

Films from Hungary, Lithuania, and Romania are among the ten films selected to compete for the European Parliament's LUX Prize,

Minority coproductions take hold in CEE

Facing the new reality of film funding, Central and East European producers are gradually easing their insistence that other territories take on a minority role in CEE national productions. Addressing…

FNE at MIFF 2010: Polish Films Take Home Two Silver Georges’

{mosimage}MOSCOW: Films from Central and Eastern Europe has a major presence at the 32nd Moscow International Film Festival ( held from 17 to 26 June. Jan Kidawa-Blonski's Little Rose took…
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Eurimage funds seven CEE films

The Board of Management for the Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund agreed to support the co-production of 14 feature films, including seven from Central and Eastern Europe, for a total…

FNE at KVIFF 2010 East of the West: Don't Look into the Mirror

With Don't Look into the Mirror/Mi nayir hayelun, Armenian helmer Suren Babayan directs an ambitious adaptation of the novel written by Perch Zeituntsyan. Producer Vardan Abovyan told FNE that he…

CEE on screen at Cartoon Forum

Cartoon Forum, the platform to increase coproduction and distribution on European animation for TV, holds is first edition in the new EU countries with its September 14-17 event in Sopron,…

Central European Films Head for Moscow International Film Festival

MOSCOW: The 32 edition of the Moscow International Film Festival ( will be dominated by films from neighbouring central European countries with six films from CEE in the main competition…
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