NEM Zagreb Announces Finalists of Best TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: NEM Zagreb has announced the finalists in the new competition for Best Drama TV series from the CEE region. Out of the 29 applicant projects, 12 made it to…

FESTIVALS: Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows Wins First Competition 2023 Slovak Queer Film Festival

BRATISLAVA: The Columbian short film Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows / Entre las sombras arden mundos directed by Ismael García Ramirez won the international short films competition at the 17th…

CIRCLE Fiction Orbit Wraps 1st Edition in Montenegro

HERCEG NOVI: The 1st Edition of CIRCLE Fiction Orbit was held in Herceg Novi, Montenegro 19 – 26 November 2023. This is a new initiative by CIRCLE after five successful…

Lithuanian Producer Živilė Gallego in European Shooting Stars Jury 2024

BERLIN: Five experts including Lithuanian producer Živilė Gallego will pick the 10 European Shooting Stars 2024, who will be announced in mid-December 2023. The 27th edition of European Shooting Stars…

Georgian Film Manager Gaga Chkheidze Receives Goethe Medal 2023

TBILISI: Gaga Chkheidze, the initiator of the Tbilisi International Film Festival and former head of the Georgian National Film Center was awarded with the Goethe Medal 2023, Germany's most important…

FESTIVALS: Anniversary 20th Edition of International Animated Film Festival Animateka

LJUBLJANA: The International Animated Film Festival Animateka celebrates its 20th anniversary from 27 November to 3 December 2023 with a rich film programme and a resourceful AnimatekaPRO platform.

Lithuanian Producer Uljana Kim to Receive Eurimages International Co-production Award

VILNIUS: Uljana Kim, the first female producer in Lithuania, will receive the Eurimages International Co-production Award 2023 at the 36th European Film Awards’ gala in Berlin on 9 December 2023.

TV Beats Co-Financing Market and NEM Zagreb to Present 2024 Series Co-production Development Awards

STRASBOURG: TV Beats Co-Financing Market – Industry@Tallinn (Estonia) and NEM Zagreb are among the four series co-production markets selected by the Council of Europe to present the 2024 Series Co-production…

Film Centre of Montenegro Partners with MIDPOINT for Intensive Training Programme

PODGORICA: MIDPOINT Intensive Montenegro is the first initiative of the industry partnership between the Film Centre of Montenegro and MIDPOINT.

FESTIVALS: Anniversary 20th Edition of Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival

BUDAPEST: The Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary edition from 22 to 29 November 2023 in Budapest and online the following week.

FESTIVALS: European Film Forum Scanorama 2023 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: Maryna Vroda’s Stepne won Best Film Award in the Feature Film Competition of the 21st European Film Forum Scanorama. The biggest autumn film event in Lithuania was held 9…

Latvian/Lithuanian Coproduction My Freedom by Ilze Kunga-Melgaile

RIGA: The main character in Ilze Kunga-Melgaile’s debut feature My Freedom / Mana Brīvība is based on the journalist and politician Ita Kozakeviča, a bright figure in the pro-independence movement…

FNE at 27th Black Nights Film Festivals: Full List of Winners

TALLINN: The Italian production Misericordia directed by Emma Dante was awarded the Grand Prix for Best Film in the main competition of the 27th Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival (PÖFF),…
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FNE at 27th Black Nights Film Festival: Winners of Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event 2023

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event wrapped on 17 November 2023 with eight awards for projects in various stages of scriptwriting, development or postproduction, and an additional two awards recognising promising…
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PRODUCTION: Meel Paliale in Production with Estonian Feature Film Long Papers

TALLINN: The filming for Estonian feature Long Papers will wrap on 31 December 2023. This is the sophomore feature of the new generation filmmakers Meel Paliale (director and scriptwriter) and…

Netflix Series The Day of the Jackal Starring Eddie Redmayne Wraps Shooting in Croatia

ZAGREB: The biggest international project filming in Croatia in the autumn of 2023 was the Netflix series The Day of the Jackal starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Brian Kirk,…

Romania to Start Paying International Productions Shot under Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Until the end of 2023 Romania will start paying the debt of more than 35 m EUR due to international productions shot since the cash rebate scheme was launched…

OBITUARY: Macedonian Actor Meto Jovanovski

SKOPJE: Meto Jovanovski, one of the best-known Macedonian actors, died on 16 November 2023 at 77 years of age.

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Hristo Simeonov Shoots My Father’s Shoes

SOFIA: The Bulgarian director Hristo Simeonov is currently in production with his debut feature My Father’s Shoes, which is a Bulgarian/French coproduction supported by the Bulgarian National Film Center.

BOX OFFICE: Guardians of the Formula Tops Serbian Charts by a Landslide

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić’s Guardians of the Formula / Čuvari formule has been on top of the Serbian box office charts for the last few weeks in a row.