FNE wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy Safe and Successful New Year! See you again on 9 January 2023

Film New Europe would like to thank all its sponsors, supporters and readers, and to wish them a Merry Christmas and a safe, happy and prosperous New Year.
16-12-2022 m

Successful First Edition of Month of European Film

BERLIN: European cinema has been celebrated in 35 cinemas across Europe during four weeks. The first edition of the Month of European Film met with often packed and sometimes sold…
14-12-2022

FNE Partner Countries Win Awards at 35th European Film Awards

REYKJAVIK: Lithuanian majority coproduction Mariupolis 2 by Mantas Kvedaravičius won European Documentary, while Slovenian majority coproduction Granny’s Sexual Life by Urška Djukić and Émilie Pigeard won Short European Film at…
12-12-2022 m

EUFCN Welcomes Slovak Zuzana Bieliková and Croatian Tanja Ladović Blažević Among Its Board Members

BRATISLAVA: Zuzana Bieliková, the head of the Slovak Film Commission, and Tanja Ladović Blažević, the head of Filming In Croatia, have been elected to the European Film Commission’s (EUFCN) Board.
09-12-2022

Projects from FNE Partner Countries to Receive Eurimages Coproduction Support

STRASBOURG: Eleven majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries are among the 24 projects receiving Eurimages coproduction support on 5 December 2022.
06-12-2022

Creative Europe – MEDIA Cuts Funding for Only International Training for Arthouse Cinemas

BERLIN: Creative Europa - MEDIA has withdrawn its support for the international training course of the International Arthouse Cinema Association (CICAE) for 2023 – 2025, thus making it impossible to…
05-12-2022

FNE Podcast: Nikolaj Nikitin: Founder and Director of SOFA

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Nikolaj Nikitin, founder and director of SOFA – School of Film Advancement, about the main activities and workshops of this year’s …
05-12-2022

Extended Deadline for When East Meets West 2023

TRIESTE: The deadline for submissions to the open calls for Last Stop Trieste, This is IT, EAVE Slate and Inspirational Labs at 2023 When East Meets West (WEMW) has been…
18-11-2022

FESTIVALS: Safe Place Wins 2022 FilmFestival Cottbus

COTTBUS: Juraj Lerotić’s debut feature Safe Place, a coproduction between Croatia and Slovenia, was awarded Best Film in the Feature Film Competition of the 32nd edition of FilmFestival Cottbus (8…
14-11-2022

Connecting Cottbus 2022 Announces CocoPITCH and CocoWIP Winners

COTTBUS: The winning cocoPITCH and cocoWIP projects of the 24th edition of connecting cottbus were announced during a ceremony on 10 November 2022.
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Fires

COTTUBS: Montenegrin producer Bojana Radulović presented the Montenegrin/Italian/Belgian/Croatian/Serbian coproduction Fires directed by Nikola Ljuca at the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus, which was held 9 – 11 November 2022. The…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Spite

COTTBUS: Serbian company BaBoon Production teams up with Montenegrin coproducer Open Box on Spite, a dramatic mystery written and directed by Andrijana Stojković. The project was presented at connecting cottbus,…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Supermarket

COTTBUS: Sarajevo-based production company SCCA/pro.ba continues its ten-year collaboration with Bosnian director Nermin Hamzagić with the drama Supermarket. The project was showcased at the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus, held…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Asphalt

COTTBUS: Slovenia’s Studio Virc, best known for the entertaining 2016 docufiction mockumentary film Houston, We Have a Problem! by Žiga Virc, is coproducing the Greek/Slovenian comedy Asphalt. The project was…
14-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Deconstruction

COTTBUS: Bulgarian producer Veselka Kiryakova teams up with writer-director Pavel G. Vesnakov and co-writer Simeon Ventsistavov on Deconstruction, one of 13 projects presented at the connecting cottbus East-West pitching forum…
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Black Blood

COTTBUS: Czech director Beata Parkanová returns to the East-West pitching forum connecting cottbus with Black Blood produced by Ondřej Zach for Ozet Film.
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Maricel

COTTBUS: Cypriot production company Filmblades presented the Cypriot/Greek coproduction Maricel at connecting cottbus, taking place 9 – 11 November 2022, where the producers were seeking a third coproducer to come…
11-11-2022

FNE at Connecting Cottbus 2022: Dolphin

COTTBUS: Dolphin, the Polish film project which won the Midpoint Coco Award, was presented at the 2022 edition of connecting cottbus (9 – 11 November 2022). The film is produced…
11-11-2022

European Film Academy Announces European Film Awards 2022 Main Nominations

BERLIN: Four coproductions from FNE partner countries have been nominated for the 35th European Film Awards in the European Discovery – Prix FIPRESCI category. The European Film Academy announced the…
09-11-2022

EFA Launches Month of European Film on 13 November 2022

BERLIN: The European Film Academy is celebrating European cinema through a series of events entitled Month of European Film, starting on 13 December and culminating with the 35th European Film…
07-11-2022