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 (www.dokweb.net ) will present nine work-in-progress documentary films under the banner "Docu Talents from the East" at the Karlovy Vary film festival (www.kviff.com ) on…

ScripTeast announces deadline

The 5th edition of ScripTeast (www.scripteast.eu) 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 (www.moscowfimfestival.ru) 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 (www.moscowfilmfestival.ru) will be dominated by films from neighbouring central European countries with six films from CEE in the main competition…
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East European Film Alliance chooses 14 film projects

The East European Film Alliance (EEFA, www.eefa-eu.org) has selected 14 film projects to participate in the EEFA Training Network 2010. The projects will receive one year of online assistance along…

Italian film fund reaches out to CEE neighbors

Central European filmmakers are the target of a regional film fund operating in northeastern Italy: the FVG Audiovisual Regional Fund headquartered in Udine, Italy. The fund operates in tandem with…

FNE at Cannes IFF 2010: Cannes Film Festival Prize Winners

CANNES: The French celebrated a triple win in Cannes this year with the Grand Prix going to Xavier Beauvois's Des Hommes Et Des Dieux, Mathieu Amalric winning best director for…

FNE at Cannes IFF 2010: THE EXODUS - Burnt by the sun 2

CANNES: The Exodus - Burnt by the Sun 2 is Russian director Nikita Mikhalkov's sequel to his Oscar winning 1994 Burnt by the Sun which also won the Cannes grand…
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FNE at Cannes IFF 2010: TENDER SON - The Frankenstein Project

CANNES: Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo's Tender Son - The Frankenstein Project was a late entrant to the Cannes competition lineup and perhaps it was meant to inject an element of…
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Days of Chocolate wins Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award

Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award for the best Central and Eastern European Script was presented to Jakub P. Blawut of Poland for Days of Chocolate. The awards was announced during a…

Cannes IFF 2010 Party and Screening Alert: Today and Tomorrow: May 21

(All parties and events strictly require a personal invitation from the organizers)

FNE at Cannes IFF 2010: The World is Big Peddles to the Far East

CANNES: Stephan Komandarev's The World is Big and Salvation is Lurks Just Around the Corner was sold for theatrical release in Japan and Canada by sales outfit M-Appeal (www.m-appeal.com)s during…


CANNES: Belarussian born documentary director Sergei Loznitsa's first venture into feature film was 10 years in the making. He has based his story on his own travels around provincial Russia…
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