Romanian Producers Appeal for Unlocking of Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Alliance of Film Producers (AFP), comprising most of Romanian production companies, has issued a new appeal to the authorities, hoping that they will finally restart the cash…
11-06-2021

OBITUARY: Czech Actress Libuše Šafránková

PRAGUE: The revered Czech film and television actress Libuše Šafránková died at 68 after a long battle with an illness. Her career includes Oscar winning Kolya (1996) by Jan Svěrák…
11-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Serbian WWII Epic The Heroes of Halyard in Production

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian actor/producer Radoš Bajić is currently in production with his latest directorial feature film, the WWII epic The Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda. A TV series…
11-06-2021

FNE Readers Survey 2021

We know you are a busy decision maker. That is why you read FNE. We kindly ask you to help us out by taking 2 minutes to answer the following…
11-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Phedon Papamichael In Postproduction with Georgian/Albanian/Greek Coproduction Light Falls

TBILISI: The Greek-born Oscar-nominated cinematographer/director Phedon Papamichael is currently in postproduction with the thriller Light Falls, which he shot during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Greece in 2020. The film…
10-06-2021

Alexander Nanau’s Documentary collective Wins LUX Audience Award 2021

STRASBOURG: Alexander Nanau’s documentary collective has been voted by the European public and the members of the European Parliament as the winner of the first LUX Audience Award. The ceremony…
10-06-2021

CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator 2021 Kicks Off Online

BELGRADE: Twelve participants from all over the world are taking part in the 4th edition of CIRCLE Women Doc Accelerator, whose first module started online on 8 June and will…
10-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Directors' Fortnight

CANNES: Întregalde by Romanian Radu Muntean and Murina, the debut feature by Croatian director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović, have been selected for the 53rd edition of Cannes Directors' Fortnight (Quinzaine des…
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Almost 3000 Titles Digitally Restored by Polish TVP

WARSAW: The Polish public broadcaster TVP has digitally restored almost 3,000 film and television productions. In addition, the company has digitalised as much as 1,000 km of film.
09-06-2021

Submissions Open for connecting cottbus 2021

COTTBUS: connecting cottbus (coco) has opened the applications call for its 23rd hybrid edition set to take place 3-5 November 2021.
09-06-2021

ACE Producers Goes to Belgrade

BELGRADE: The Serbian capital city is currently hosting the ACE 30 Financing Strategies Workshop organised by the Amsterdam-based ACE Producers. The event is supported by Film Center Serbia and takes…
09-06-2021

First Domestic Premiere After Cinemas’ Reopening Tops Estonian BO

TALLINN: Estonian Funeral by René Vilbre, the first domestic film to premiere after Estonian cinemas reopened on 24 May 2021, ranks first at the box office with 8,803 admissions during…
08-06-2021

FNE at Cannes 2021: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes’ Critics Week

CANNES: The Slovenian minority coproduction Small Body by Laura Samani and the Romanian short fiction film Intercom 15 by Andrei Epure will have their world premieres at the 60th edition…
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CineLink Co-Production Market and CineLink Drama 2021 Announce Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Ten feature films and six drama series from Southeast Europe have been selected for the 2021 CineLink Co-production Market and CineLink Drama, respectively. They will take part in a…
08-06-2021

OBITUARY: Georgian Screenwriter and Director Rezo Gabriadze

TBILISI: A legendary figure of Georgian cinema and theatre, director, screenwriter, puppeteer, painter, sculptor, production designer and book illustrator Revaz (Rezo) Gabriadze died on 5 June 2021 at 84.
08-06-2021

GRANTS: National Film Institute - Hungary Announces Grants

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary has distributed 5,381,199 EUR / 1.86 billion HUF for the production of three projects and 94.6 m HUF / 273,689 EUR for the…
07-06-2021

Jure Pavlović's Coproduction Mater in French Distribution

ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović’s debut feature Mater was released under the title Mère et fille in France on 2 June 2021.
07-06-2021

FNE at Krakow FF 2021: Prize Winners Announced

KRAKOW: Walk with Angels by Tomasz Wysokiński received the Golden Hobby-Horse and a recommendation for the European Film Award at the 61st Krakow Film Festival, which took place in a…
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Marona’s Fantastic Tale Wins Best European Children’s Film of the Year

BUCHAREST: The Romanian majority coproduction Marona’s Fantastic Tale by Anca Damian received the award for the Best European Children’s Film of the Year at the European Children’s Film Association (ECFA)…
07-06-2021

Latvia Launches COVID-19 Cultural Project Tests

RIGA: Latvia will launch six pilot projects, including two film screenings at Forum Cinemas' Kino Citadele, starting 10 June 2021, in order to develop and check the requirements for the…
07-06-2021