Films from FNE Partner Countries in European Film Awards 2022 - Feature Film Selection – Part 1

BERLIN: Six films from FNE partner countries are among the ten titles of the European Film Awards 2022 Feature Film Selection – Part 1 announced by the European Film Academy.…

International Training for Arthouse Exhibitors to Hold Its 19th Edition in Venice

VENICE: The 19th edition of the CICAE international training addressed to art house exhibitors will be held on the San Servolo island in Venice 29 August – 4 September 2022.…

FESTIVALS: Films from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Croatia and Poland Win at 75th Locarno Film Festival

LOCARNO: The Slovak/Czech coproduction Nightsiren by Tereza Nvotová was awarded the Pardo d’oro Concorso Cineasti del presente for best film at the 75th Locarno Film Festival (3 - 13 August…

Films from FNE Partner Countries in Giornate degli Autori and Venice Immersive 2022

VENICE: Cristina Grosan’s feature film Ordinary Failures has been selected for the 19th edition of Giornate degli Autori 2022, while Darkening by Ondřej Moravec and Sorella’s Story by Peter Hegedus…

FNE Podcast: Julia Short: Head of Studies of International Screen Institute

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Julia Short, head of studies of the International Screen Institute, about the general goals and activities of the International Screen Institute,…

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries at Venice International Film Festival 2022

VENICE: Films produced or coproduced by Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina were selected for the Orizzonti Competition at the 79th Venice…
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FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries at Venice Critics’ Week 2022

VENICE: The Serbian/Croatian coproduction Have You Seen This Woman by Dušan Zorić and Matija Gluscević, the Colombian/Romanian/French/German coproduction Anhell69 by Theo Montoya, and the short film Sapling, which is a…

FNE Editor in Chief Anna Franklin Spoke to the Los Angeles Times About Hollywood Shooting in Central and Eastern Europe

WARSAW: The Los Angeles Times today reports “Hollywood is heading to Estonia, Bulgaria and beyond. Insiders share how it’s happening”

Applications Open for Sustainability Management Course

After having successfully delivered its first two courses in June in Vienna (Legal & Business Affairs and The Audience Design Lab), The International Screen Institute is thrilled to be able…

EAVE Producers Workshop 2023 Launches Call for Applications

LUXEMBOURG: Producers (fiction, documentary and TV series), who are already working in the film and television industries, are welcome to apply for the EAVE Producers Workshop 2023 till 29 August…

Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Venice Gap-Financing Market 2022

VENICE: Projects from Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia and Poland have been selected for the 9th edition of the Venice Gap-Financing Market, which will take place 2 -…
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Ten Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Eurimages Co-production Support

STRASBOURG: Ten majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries, including new projects by Radu Jude, Ivan Ostrochovský and Petar Valchanov & Kristina Grozeva, received Eurimages coproduction support at the…

Czech Republic and Serbia in European Top 5 for Market Share of Domestic Films

BRUSSELS: Czech Republic and Serbia are the second and third in the national films market share top five in the Annual Report for 2021/2022 issued by the International Union of…

Invitation to Online Innovation Conference for Cinema Operators and Distributors

BERLIN: The three German cinema associations AG Kino - Gilde, Bundesverband kommunale Filmarbeit and HDF Kino are organising “Cinema Vision 2030: the conference on innovation for cinema”, which will be…

Films from Cyprus, Estonia, Poland and Malta at First-ever European Film Festival in Saudi Arabia

WARSAW: Films from Cyprus, Estonia, Poland and Malta are among those screened at the first-ever European Film Festival in Saudi Arabia taking place from 15 to 22 June 2022.

US Streaming Service Disney+ to Launch in FNE Partner Countries

WARSAW: Disney+ will launch in a number of countries on 14 June 2022, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland,…

FNE Partner Countries' Cinema Groups in Giants of Exhibition: Europe Ranking

BRUSSELS: Cinema groups from Poland (Helios), Serbia (Blitz CineStar), Czech Republic (CineStar) and Slovakia, are among the inaugural Giants of Exhibition: Europe listing, ranking the top 50 European cinema groups…

Quo Vadis, Aida? Wins LUX Audience Award 2022

STRASBOURG: Quo vadis, Aida? by Jasmila Žbanić has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the second LUX Audience Award.…

connecting cottbus Launches Call for Applications

COTTBUS: The 24th edition of the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco, 9-11 November 2022) is now accepting project submissions. The event will take place on-site with some features held…

Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. Sold in Over 40 Countries

BUCHAREST: R.M.N. by acclaimed Romanian director/writer/producer Cristian Mungiu has been sold to over 40 countries including North America, where it will be released by IFC Films.