FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2022 Announces Selection

ŽILINA: The 15th edition of the Fest Anča International Animation Festival has announced its selection of animated short films. The only Slovak multimedia festival focusing on animated films for a…
14-04-2022

Kids Kino Industry 2022 Opens Call for Applications

WARSAW: The 6th edition of the international coproduction forum Kids Kino Industry, has launched its call for applications. The deadline is 31 May 2022.
14-04-2022

Slovak Director Juraj Janiš Wraps Shooting on Gritty Eyes

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Juraj Janiš has wrapped production on his short film Gritty Eyes, a coproduction between Slovakia and the Czech Republic. The film is backed by film funds from…
14-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Viktor Chouchkov Jr. Develops War of the Letters TV Series

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Viktor Chouchkov Jr. is currently in development with War of the Letters, an ambitious 12-part period series set in the 10th century. The Bulgarian National Television (BNT)…
13-04-2022

Admissions to Domestic Films Declined in Romania in 2021

BUCHAREST: Admissions to domestic films declined in Romania from 604,247 in 2020 to 236,291 in 2021, even though more new domestic films were released in 2021: 28, compared to 19…
13-04-2022

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s Murina to Be Released in France

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s debut feature Murina will be released in France by KBMO on 20 April 2022. This coproduction between Croatia, USA, Brazil and Slovenia is currently in cinemas…
13-04-2022

Ex Oriente Film Launches Call for Applications

PRAGUE: Long documentaries and docuseries in development or early production stage coming from Central and Eastern Europe or coproduced with the CEE countries can apply to Ex Oriente Film till…
13-04-2022

Transilvania Pitch Stop Extends Deadline for Applications

CLUJ-NAPOCA: Transilvania Pitch Stop (TPS), the coproduction platform of the Transilvania IFF (TIFF), has extended the deadline for applications for its 2022 edition to 17 April 2022. TPS will be…
13-04-2022

Polish Comedy on Netflix International Most Watched List

WARSAW: The Polish comedy How I Fell in Love with a Gangster by Maciej Kawulski is in the top 3 of the most streamed films on Netflix in Poland, Ukraine,…
12-04-2022

PRODUCTION: The Witcher S3 Shoots Briefly in Croatia

ZAGREB: The third season of Netflix's series The Witcher spent one shooting day in Croatia during the last weekend, after an initial shooting in the Italian province of Bolzano and…
12-04-2022

Serbian Animated Series on Apple TV, Amazon Prime and Google Play

BELGRADE: The Serbian animated series Puffins Impossible, starring Johnny Depp, is now available on the streaming platforms Apple TV, Amazon Prime and Google Play.
12-04-2022

Croatian/Ukrainian TV Series The Silence Acquired by HBO MAX

ZAGREB: The TV series The Silence / Šutnja directed by Dalibor Matanić has been sold by Beta Film to HBO Europe for Central and Eastern Europe, as well as to…
12-04-2022

SOFA Launches Call for Proposals for Its 2022 Edition

BERLIN: The SOFA-School of Film Advancement has opened the call for applications for its 9th edition set to take place 15-20 August and 24-29 October 2022.
12-04-2022

Estonia in Talks to Increase Funding for Cash Rebate

TALLINN: Estonian Film Industry Cluster has appealed to the Estonian Government to increase the funds given to the Film Estonia cash rebate programme, as the interest in shooting in Estonia…
11-04-2022

107 Mothers Wins Best Feature Prize at Sun in Net Awards

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers / Cenzorka by Peter Kerekes was awarded best feature film at the 11th edition of Sun in a Net. The drama about Ukrainian mothers…
11-04-2022

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2022 Announces Winners

ZAGREB: Swedish Sabaya directed by Hogir Hirori won the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 18th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDOX (3-10 April 2022). The…
11-04-2022

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has distributed 497,000 EUR worth of documentary grants, of which 430,000 EUR was given for the production of six films.
11-04-2022

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Eastern Promises Launches Call for Applications

KARLOVY VARY: Projects in development, production and postproduction can apply to Karlovy Vary IFF’s Eastern Promises section until 6 May 2022. Eastern Promises will be held in person 3-6 July…
11-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Sebastian Buttny in Postproduction with Polish/Hungarian Drama The Saint

WARSAW: Sebastian Buttny is currently in postproduction with his thriller The Saint / Święty, which is set in Poznań in the 80s. The film is a coproduction between Poland and…
08-04-2022

Kino Magistrala Network of Cinemas Launched in Croatia

ZAGREB: The new network of Croatian cinemas Kino Magistrala brings together the Kino Mediteran chain of open-air cinemas, Art-kino Croatia in Rijeka, Kinoteka Zlatna vrata in Split and Kinematografi Dubrovnik,…
08-04-2022