PRODUCTION: Urtė Oettinger Preps Lithuanian Animation Series BFF

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian animation film director/writer/painter Urtė Oettinger is currently in preparation with her 26 episode x 11 minute comedy animation series BFF, whose production will start in the second…

BAFTA Awards for The Zone of Interest and Hungarian Set Designer Zsuzsa Mihalek

LONDON: Hungarian set designer Zsuzsa Mihalek received the award for Best Production Design for her work on Poor Things, while the Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest received the…

Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2024 Announces Selected Projects

SARAJEVO: Five projects from countries including Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia and Poland were selected for the 14th edition of Docu Rough Cut Film Boutique.

GRANTS: Hungarian Feature Film Production Grants in 2023

BUDAPEST: The National Film Institute – Hungary distributed 5,132,883 EUR / 1,998,454,756 HUF as production grants for 10 feature films throughout 2023.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: See how the FIPRESCI critics rate the programme

BERLIN: FNE has teamed up with FIPRESCI critics attending the Berlin Film Festival to rate the films in the Main Competition, Panorama and Forum giving the films 1, 2, 3,…

BOX OFFICE: Good Year for Slovenian Domestic Titles in 2023

LJUBLJANA: Total 2023 admissions for domestic films dropped down compared to the record breaking year 2022, but were still significantly higher than the average of the previous past years. With…

FESTIVALS: FEST in Belgrade Announces 2024 Lineup

BELGRADE: A total of 108 films from almost 40 countries will be screened in six venues at the 52nd edition of Belgrade’s FEST, running from 23 February up to 3…

Beta Film Picks Up Latvian Series Soviet Jeans

BERLIN: The eight-episode series Soviet Jeans / Padomju džinsi, Staņislavs Tokalovs and Juris Kursietis’ dramedy set in 1979 Soviet Latvia, has been acquired by Beta Film.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Macedonian Cinema in Berlin

The North Macedonia Film Agency is present with its own stand at the European Film Market from 15 to 21 February 2024. This is of great importance for Macedonian cinema,…

Filmmakers Protest Polish Film Institute Leadership

WARSAW: Over 5000 Polish filmmakers have launched a protest against the head of the Polish Film Institute, Radosław Śmigulski. The filmmakers, including directors, screenwriters and actors, have penned a letter…

BOX OFFICE: Domestic Titles Keep on Dominating Serbian Box Office Charts in 2023

BELGRADE: Domestic cinema kept its most prominent position in the Serbian box office charts in 2023 with four feature films making it to the annual box office list of the…

Origo Studios Launches Innovative Acting Talent Platform

BUDAPEST: Origo Studios has launched the innovative online platform Origo Talent Network, which showcases Hungarian actresses and actors, and makes them available for international production companies.


Invitation for all FIPRESCI Members attending the Berlinale 2024. During the Berlinale critics will be able to rate any feature length films screening in the Main Competition, Encounters and Forum…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: World Premiere of Latvian Maria’s Silence by Dāvis Sīmanis in Berlin

Film studio MISTRUS MEDIA presents Maria’s Silence - a film by Dāvis Sīmanis

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Slovenian Cinema in Berlin

Slovenian Cinema at the European Film Market - For the nineteenth time, the Slovenian Film Centre – the central film institution in Slovenia – will present Slovenian films at a…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Bulgarian Cinema in Berlin

Dear colleagues and friends,Bulgaria is waiting for you at EFM 2024!Berlinale gives you an opportunity to meet talented Bulgarian filmmakers and producers while also catching up with our coproduction and…

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Hungarian Cinema in Berlin

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FNE at Berlinale 2024: Latvian Cinema in Berlin

Latvia at the EFM and Berlinale 2024 - Last year’s Baltic focus at the European Film Market significantly boosted Latvian cinema. In 2024, we are delighted to announce our presence…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director/Producer Dimitar Kotzev Preps Feature Film For You

SOFIA: Bulgarian director/producer Dimitar Kotzev is in preproduction with his fourth feature film For You, whose shooting will start on 7 May 2024. The Bulgarian National Film Center is supporting…

FNE Q&A with Joanna Szymanska: Deputy Chair of EFA and Cofounder of Film Production Company Shipsboy

WARSAW: After the recent Polish elections, Polish filmmakers are hoping to see Polish film open up once again to greater participation in international and pan-European organisations. FNE speaks to Joanna…
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