Cinemas Across Romania Close Again

BUCHAREST: Cinemas in Bucharest and seven other counties, which include the cities of Timișoara, Cluj-Napoca and Brașov, are closing due to the rate of COVID-19 infections exceeding three cases for…
18-03-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 17.03.2021

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
18-03-2021

Cinemas in Malta Forced to Close Due to Rise in Virus Numbers

VALLETTA: Cinemas in Malta have been forced to close until at least 11 April 2021 as part of new restrictions aiming to curb the increase in COVID-19 infection numbers in…
18-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Animafest Zagreb Announces 2021 Competition Films

ZAGREB: Animafest Zagreb, which will be held 7 – 12 June 2021, has announced the animated films selected for its competition sections.
18-03-2021

The Gray Man Starring Ryan Gosling and Regé-Jean Page to Shoot in Prague

PRAGUE: Netflix’s The Gray Man starring Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans and Regé-Jean Page is set to film in Prague in the summer of 2021. Stillking will handle production services for…
17-03-2021

British Reality Show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! To Shoot in Polish Castle

WARSAW: Producers of the British reality show I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here! are in negotiations to secure a Polish castle for shooting international versions of the…
17-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Belgrade’s FEST 2021 Pushed Back to May

BELGRADE: The 49th FEST International Film Festival in Belgrade, the largest and the most popular film festival in Serbia, has delayed its 2021 edition. The new festival dates are 7…
17-03-2021

SOFA Tbilisi Workshop 2021 Goes Digital

TBILISI: The SOFA – School for Film Advancement’s Tbilisi Workshop will be held online for the second year, from 22 – 26 March 2021.
17-03-2021

Films from FNE Partner Countries Score Nods at 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Romanian majority coproduction collective by Alexander Nanau nabs two nominations at the 93rd Academy Awards in the Documentary Feature and International Feature categories. Bosnian majority coproduction Quo Vadis,…
16-03-2021

PRODUCTION: Cecilie Mosli's Three Wishes for Cinderella Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The award-winning Norwegian actress and TV director Cecilie Mosli (Emmy-winning Mammon and the TV series Thin Ice) will start shooting her feature film debut Three Wishes for Cinderella /…
16-03-2021

East Doc Platform Presents Five Czech Productions

PRAGUE: East Doc Platform, running online 6 – 17 March 2021, presented five Czech produced and coproduced documentaries in different stages of completion during the annual event Czech Docs ……
16-03-2021

Baltic Shorts 2021 Calls for Projects

VILNIUS: Directors and writers are invited to apply for the third edition of the Baltic Shorts Residency, taking place 1 – 20 June 2021 in Lithuania.
16-03-2021

Cinemas in Poland Close Again

WARSAW: The Polish Government has announced that cinemas in the Mazowieckie and Lubuskie regions will be closed again on 15 March 2021, along with theatres, hotels and restaurants. The same…
15-03-2021

FNE TV: Zuzana Bieliková: Slovak Film Commission

FNE spoke to the head of the Slovak Film Commission Zuzana Bieliková about how the pandemic has impacted foreign productions shooting in Slovakia and how the Slovak Audiovisual Fund has…
15-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Film Festival 2021 Holds Screenings in Hotels

VILNIUS: The 26th Vilnius International Film Festival will take place 18 March – 24 April 2021 in the Lithuanian capital‘s six top hotels, complete with red carpets and step-and-repeat marketing…
15-03-2021

Sofia Meetings Takes Place Online for the Second Time

SOFIA: The 18th edition of the Sofia Meetings coproduction market, set to take place from 17 to 24 March 2021 within the 25th Anniversary Sofia International Film Festival, will be…
15-03-2021

FESTIVALS: IFF Febiofest Bratislava 2021 Changes Course

BRATISLAVA: The 28th IFF Febiofest Bratislava, which was planned for 24 - 30 March 2021, will not take place in its traditional form.
15-03-2021

CEE Animation Forum 2021 Selects 42 Projects

PRAGUE: The CEE Animation Forum announced the 42 animated projects that will be presented in the 26 – 29 April 2021 pitching competition and at the Anifilm IFAF on 4…
12-03-2021

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča 2021 Announces Official Selection

ŽILINA: A total of 1,244 films from 67 countries were submitted to the 14th Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2021, which will take place 1 – 4 July 2021 in…
12-03-2021

Romanian Satire Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn Sold to 15 Territories

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude's satire Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn has been sold to 15 territories so far, including North America, where it will be distributed by Magnolia Pictures. The…
11-03-2021