Nuremberg Starring Russell Crowe and Rami Malek to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The historical drama Nuremberg directed by James Vanderbilt and starring Russell Crowe, Rami Malek and Michael Shannon will start shooting in Hungary in March 2024.
13-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Slovak Cinema in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends! We are pleased to introduce the line-up of Slovak films at the 74th Berlinale (February 15 – 25, 2024). A detective drama The Editorial Office (dir.…
13-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Romanian Cinema in Berlin

Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Romanian Film Centre and Dacin Sara will be present at the EFM! Drop by our stand at the MGB, G1 (upper floor) to learn more…
13-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Montenegrin Cinema in Berlin

Montenegro is once again present at the European Film Market (EFM) held within the Berlin Film Festival this year. The Montenegrin stand (no.130) will be located in Marriott Hotel, as…
13-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Dejan Babosek Wraps First Feature Film in ex-Yugoslavia to Be Released in Dolby Atmos

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Dejan Babosek has finished his fourth feature Hole / Jama. This mix of a black comedy, crime story, western and horror film is the first feature film…
12-02-2024

GRANTS: North Macedonia Announces Second Production Grants for 2023

SKOPJE: The North Macedonia Film Agency distributed 1,907,317 EUR / 117,300,000 MKD as production grants for feature, short, animated and documentary films, as well as minority coproductions, in the first…
12-02-2024

Czech Republic Reopens Production Incentives Programme

PRAGUE: The production incentive programme has been reopened in the Czech Republic and the system remains unchanged, including the cap of 5.94 m EUR / 150 m CZK per project.
12-02-2024

BOX OFFICE: Lajos Koltai’s Semmelweis Is Most Watched Domestic Film in Hungarian Cinemas in Five Years

BUDAPEST: The biopic Semmelweis, Lajos Koltai’s return to directing after over 15 years, has become the domestic film with best admissions in Hungarian cinemas in the past five years. Since…
12-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Estonian Cinema in Berlin

Meet Estonia at the European Film Market! Get in touch to talk about new films, co-production and cash rebate possibilities.
12-02-2024

Vladimir Angelov Appointed Head of North Macedonia Film Agency

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Government appointed Vladimir Angelov as the director of the North Macedonia Film Agency on 6 February 2024. A filmologist, producer and former director of the Cinematheque of…
09-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Laurynas Bareisa in Postproduction with Drowning Dry

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/cinematographer Laurynas Bareisa is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Drowning Dry (working title), which is a coproduction between Lithuania and Latvia.
09-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Romanian Ioana Mischie in Postproduction with Pioneering Franchise Government of Children II

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Ioana Mischie (Fulbright Alumna, Berlinale Talents Alumna, Sundance Capalbio Alumna) is currently in postproduction with Government of Children II, a pioneering transmedia documentary inviting children to redesign their…
09-02-2024

Olivewood Production Scheme Funds British Mini-series The Love Rat

NICOSIA: The Ministry of Finance of Cyprus has approved a support of 479,000 EUR for the British mini-series The Love Rat, which was shot entirely in Cyprus in November -…
09-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Czech Cinema in Berlin

The official selection of 74th Berlin International Film Festival (February 15–25 2024) includes brand new documentary by Klára Tasovská I'm Not Everything I Want To Be about famous Czech photographer…
09-02-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Latvian Cinema in Berlin - Maria's Silence

Dāvis Sīmanis film “Maria’s Silence” will have its world premiere at the Berlinale - The official program of the 74th Berlin International Film Festival has been announced, featuring the film…
09-02-2024

A Postcard from Rome Awarded Best Latvian Feature Film of 2023 at Lielais Kristaps Awards

RIGA: Elza Gauja’s love story about two senior postal workers A Postcard from Rome / Pastkarte no Romas received the main award at the Latvian National Film Awards Lielais Kristaps.…
07-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Estonian Director Aljona Surzhikova Explores PTSD in Documentary Burn Pit

TALLINN: The Estonian director/writer Aljona Surzhikova is in production with her current affairs documentary Burn Pit, which explores post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military and civilian veterans from Estonia, Ukraine…
07-02-2024

FilmBox Hungary Launches Dedicated Channel Feed

BUDAPEST: SPI International launched a new version of the FilmBox channel in Hungary in January 2024. The endeavour will be further strengthened through a partnership with RTL Saleshouse, facilitating advertising…
07-02-2024

BOX OFFICE: Admissions to Domestic Films Declined in Bulgaria in 2023

SOFIA: Admissions to domestic films declined in Bulgaria from 644,238 in 2022 to 410,785 in 2023, even though 28 new titles were released, compared to 25 in 2022. However, general…
05-02-2024

PRODUCTION: Latvian Director Juris Kursietis in Postproduction with Blue Blood

RIGA: Latvian director/writer Juris Kursietis is currently in postproduction with his feature film Blue Blood / Zilās asinis, a coproduction between Latvia, Estonia and Greece.
05-02-2024