BOX OFFICE: Admissions and Gross BO Increase in Czech Republic after Two Years of Pandemic

PRAGUE: In 2022, Czech cinemas were open for a full 12-month period for the first time in three years. They gathered 13.5 m admissions, which is more than in the…
27-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Milcho Manchevski`s Kaymak in Macedonian Top 10 in 2022

SKOPJE: Kaymak by Academy Award-nominated Macedonian film director Milcho Manchevski finished among the Top 10 most watched films in 2022 in North Macedonia. According to cinema reports, admissions to domestic…
27-01-2023

PRODUCTION: Miroslav Sikavica to Shoot Debut Feature Milk Cow in November 2023

ZAGREB: Following the international success of their first feature The Safe Place directed by Juraj Lerotić and coproduced by Croatia’s Zelena zraka in collaboration with Slovenia’s December, the Croatian production…
27-01-2023

GRANTS: Slovenia Announces Production Grants for Feature and Documentary Films

LJUBLJANA: The Slovenian Film Centre has announced a total of 3.4 m EUR in production grants for seven feature films and two long documentaries.
27-01-2023

Slovenian Art house Cinema Kinodvor Celebrates 100 Years

LJUBLJANA: In 2023 the leading Slovenian art house cinema Kinodvor in Ljubljana celebrates not only its centenary, but also two decades of art cinema programming and 15 years of existence…
27-01-2023

Netflix Adds Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper to Lineup

VILNIUS: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper by Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė and French director Bruno Samper is available on Netflix in the UK and Ireland.
26-01-2023

WEMW 2023 Announces Winners

TRIESTE: The Spanish/French project Still Life with Ghosts by Enrique Buleo won the Film Center Serbia Development Award at the 13rd edition of When East Meets West, which took place…
26-01-2023

Sofia Meetings 2023 Extends Deadline for Works in Progress Applications

SOFIA: Projects in different stages of postproduction and completed films looking for a premiere can apply to the Works in Progress segment of the 20th Sofia Meetings till 31 January…
26-01-2023

Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days 2023 Launches Call for Applications

LIMASSOL: Applications are open for the 4th edition of the coproduction, training and networking platform Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days. The event will be held 27 - 29 April 2023 in Limassol,…
26-01-2023

FESTIVALS: Entries Are Open for 16th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival

KECSKEMÉT: Hungarian and European works completed after 1 February 2021 can be entered into the competition programmes of the 16th Kecskemét Animation Film Festival, which will be held 21 –…
26-01-2023

Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO and Czech Professionals from All Quiet on the Western Front Score Nominations at 95th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO has been nominated in the International Feature Film Category at the 95th Academy Awards. Four Czech professionals were nominated for the German/US/UK coproduction All Quiet…
25-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Feature Film Storm Dominates Domestic BO in Opening Weekend

BELGRADE: The Serbian feature film Storm / Oluja by Miloš Radunović dominated the local box office charts in its opening weekend with 26,671 admissions, leaving Avatar: The Way of Water…
25-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Taxi Drivers Second After Avatar: The Way of Water in Its First Weekend in Romania

BUCHAREST: The independent comedy-drama Taxi Drivers / Taximetriștri by Bogdan Theodor Olteanu debuted as second at the domestic weekly box office, after Avatar: The Way of Water. This is the…
25-01-2023

Film Industry in Malta Contributed 85 m EUR to Local Economy in 2022

VALLETTA: The film industry injected 85 m EUR in the Maltese economy in 2022, the largest amount in the last 10 years.
25-01-2023

Filipino Rom-com Spring in Prague Ready to Shoot in Czech Capital

PRAGUE: The romantic comedy Spring in Prague, directed by Lester Dimaranan and starring Czech-Macedonian actress Sara Sandeva and Filipino actor Paolo Gumabao, will start shooting in the Czech capital on…
25-01-2023

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries in 2023 Berlinale Competition and Encounters

BERLIN: Two minority coproductions from FNE partner countries and two films produced and coproduced by FNE partner countries have been selected for the most important competition sections of the 73rd…
24-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Films Amanet and May Labour Day in Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2022

SARAJEVO: Mirza Begovic’s comedy Amanet, distributed by Una Film, finished 5th in the Top 10 in Bosnia and Herzegovina with 30,732 admissions and 96,463 EUR / 188,667 KM gross. Pjer…
24-01-2023

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival 2023 Ready to Kick Off

BELGRADE: The 16th Kustendorf International Film and Music Festival, initiated by Emir Kusturica, is about to kick off in Drvengrad, Serbia, on 25 January and to run through 29 January…
24-01-2023

Autlook Filmsales Picks Up Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

TALLINN: The Estonian/French/Icelandic coproduction Smoke Sauna Sisterhood has been acquired by Autlook Filmsales. The first long documentary by Anna Hints is having its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival…
24-01-2023

Avatar: The Way of Water Breaks Record in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Avatar: The Way of Water has reached 1 m admissions in the Czech Republic in only one month, the fastest of any film in the 30-year history of the…
24-01-2023