Invalid Wins Big at Sun in a Net Awards 2024

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech comedy Invalid by Jonáš Karásek won in seven categories (from 13 nominations) including Best Feature Film, Best Director and Best Leading Actor, and it also received the…

PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Eugen Jebeleanu in Postproduction with Internal Zero

BUCHAREST: After his debut with Poppy Field / Câmp de maci (2020), Romanian director Eugen Jebeleanu is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Internal Zero / Interior zero, which…

BOX OFFICE: All about the Levkoviches Has Over 30,000 Admissions in Hungary

BUDAPEST: All about the Levkoviches / Lefkovicsék gyászolnak is the most successful project made in the Incubator Programme of the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI), which helps first-time directors.…

Bosnian and Polish Locations Added to EFA’s Treasures of European Film Culture

BERLIN: Sarajevo’s Baščaršija district and the Scheibler Lofts at Księży Młyn in Łódź (Poland) are among the eight new additions in 2024 to the Treasures of European Film Culture programme…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Emanuel Pârvu Explores Isolation in Romanian Cannes Competition Entry

BUCHAREST: Romanian actor Emanuel Pârvu is making his debut in Cannes as a director after playing in Cristian Mungiu’s Best Director-awarded Graduation / Bacalaureat (2016). Pârvu’s third directorial work Three…
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PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Srđan Vuletić Shoots Otter in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Bosnian director Srđan Vuletić has started shooting his new feature film Otter in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia and…

PRODUCTION: Manfred Vainokivi Shoots Estonian Doc First Olympic Champion

TALLINN: Estonian director/DoP/producer Manfred Vainokivi is in production with his documentary First Olympic Champion / Esimene olümpiavõitja.

Winners of Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point 2024

LIMASSOL: The Egyptian/German project The Sea Was Once Blue by Mohamad El-Hadidi received the main award, Cyprus Film Commission – Invest Cyprus Award, at the coproduction forum Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point,…

FESTIVALS: National Festival of Bulgarian Cinema to Screen Over 90 Films

SOFIA: More than 90 feature, documentary and animated films from 2023 will be screened free of charge at the National Festival of Bulgarian Cinema organised by the Union of Bulgarian…

BOX OFFICE: New Romanian Cannes Entry Nasty Tops Domestic Weekly Charts

BUCHAREST: Romanian documentary Nasty, about the legendary Romanian tennis player Ilie Năstase, is currently topping the domestic weekly charts after its release on 74 screens on 19 April 2023. The…

FNE at Cannes 2024: New Films from FNE Partner Countries Added to 2024 Cannes’ Official Selection

BUCHAREST: Three Romanian productions, one Lithuanian production and one Croatian minority coproduction have been added to the Official Selection of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which will be held 14…
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FNE at Cannes 2024: Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Short Film Competition and La Cinef

PARIS: Films by Lithuanian Eglė Razumaitė and Croatian Nebojša Slijepčević have been selected for the Short Film Competition of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, while a film from Czech student…
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PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nenad Pavlović Shoots Sophomore Feature Wanderlust

BELGRADE: Nenad Pavlović’s sophomore feature Wanderlust / Izlet has started shooting. This black-and-white film is an adaptation of a book under the same-title written by the great Serbian painter, film…

BOX OFFICE: Rasmus Merivoo's Alien 2 Has Best Start for Estonian Production after Pandemic

TALLINN: Rasmus Merivoo’s Alien 2 or The Return of Valdis in 17 Chapters / Tulnukas 2 ehk Valdise tagasitulek 17 osas, based on his cult classic short film, had over…

FESTIVALS: Serbian 78 Days by Emilija Gašić Wins 2024 Cyprus Film Days

NICOSIA: 78 Days by Serbian director Emilija Gašić received the Glocal Images Best Film Award in the International Competition section of the 22nd Cyprus Film Days (12 – 20 April…

FESTIVALS: Winners of 20th Anniversary Edition of ZagrebDox

ZAGREB: Four Daughters by Kaouther Ben Hania and KIX by Hungarian directors Dávid Mikulán and Bálint Révész won the International and the Regional Competition, respectively, at the ZagrebDox International Documentary…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Estonian Sauna Day by Anna Hints and Tushar Prakash Selected for Cannes’ Critics’ Week

TALLINN: Anna Hints and Tushar Prakash's short fiction film Sauna Day / Sannapäiv will have its world premiere in the Special Screenings – Short Films section of the 63rd Critics’…
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The Invisible Fight and Smoke Sauna Sisterhood Share Estonian Film Awards for 2023

TALLINN: Rainer Sarnet’s comedy The Invisible Fight and Smoke Sauna Sisterhood by Anna Hints won most of the film awards, with nine and four trophies respectively, at the Estonian Film…

GRANTS: Romania Announces Production Grants

BUCHAREST: The Romanian Film Centre (CNC) has distributed 5.6 m EUR / 27.9 m RON for the production of feature, documentary and animated films, as well as minority coproductions and…

FNE at Cannes 2024: Eleven German Productions and Coproductions Selected for 77th Cannes Film Festival

BERLIN: Germany will take part in the Official Selection and the sidebar sections of the 77th Cannes Film Festival (14 - 25 May 2024) with 11 majority and minority coproductions.