FESTIVALS: Hungarian Motion Picture Festival Announces 2022 Programme

BUDAPEST: The 2nd edition of the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival will screen nearly 100 films from 9 to 12 June 2022. The festival is organised by the National Film Institute…
04-05-2022

Latvian Film Marathon Returns Live on 4 May 2022

RIGA: The traditional Latvian Film Marathon organised by the National Film Centre of Latvia returns to the big screen on 4 May 2022, after two years of online screenings. The…
04-05-2022

GRANTS: Montenegro Announces Production Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 106,000 EUR to four projects as production grants at its last batch of funding.
03-05-2022

Film Estonia Receives 3.4 m EUR Boost for Cash Rebate

TALLINN: Film Estonia will receive an additional 3.4 m EUR in 2022, which will bring its support this year to 5.4 m EUR.
03-05-2022

Vera Chytilová’s Daisies to Screen in Cannes Classics 2022

PARIS: Vera Chytilová’s acclaimed Daisies / Sedmikrásky (1966) will screen in Cannes Classics 2022 in a restored version made this year.
03-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Pavo Marinković Enters Postproduction with Vampires of Miljacka

ZAGREB: Pavo Marinković has wrapped filming on his new feature film Vampires of Miljacka / Bosanski lonac, produced by Croatia’s Telefilm in coproduction with Austria’s Nanook Film, and in collaboration…
30-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Canadian/Polish Drama Irena's Vow in Production

LUBLIN: Shooting is underway on Irena's Vow, a Canadian/Polish WWII drama directed by Louise Archambaul. The film is supported by the Polish Film Institute and the local government of Lublin,…
30-04-2022

Admissions to Domestic Films in Slovenia Dropped by 30% in 2021

LJUBLJANA: Admissions to domestic films reached 16,867 in 2021, compared to 24,470 in 2020, and the gross was 54,332 EUR (compared to 80,900 EUR in 2020), which represents over 30%.
30-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Agim Abdula in Postproduction with Debut Feature Koma

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Agim Abdula is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Koma, a Macedonian national film, which is set to premiere by the autumn of 2022.
29-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Košice Cancels 2022 Edition

KOŠICE: The organisers of the 29th edition of Art Film Fest Košice, which was planned to take place 17-24 June 2022 in Košice, have announced that they are canceling the…
29-04-2022

Ridley Scott Shoots Kitbag with Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby in Malta

VALLETTA: Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby will start shooting next week in Malta on Ridley Scott’s film Kitbag, about Napoleon's rise to power. Polish cinematographer Dariusz Adam Wolski is lensing.
29-04-2022

Slovak 2021 Admissions Lowest Since 1993

BRATISLAVA: Total admissions in Slovakia reached 2,037,942 in 2021, with a decrease of 13.82% compared to 2020. It is the lowest number of admissions since 1993. The total gross was…
29-04-2022

Admissions to Domestic Films in North Macedonia Declined Significantly in 2021

SKOPJE: Admissions to domestic films in North Macedonia declined drastically from 24,138 in 2020 to 2,652 in 2021, even though almost the same number of films were released in cinemas,…
29-04-2022

Talents Sarajevo 2022 Launches Call for Applications

SARAJEVO: The call is open for the 16th edition of Talents Sarajevo, founded in collaboration with Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents. Talents Sarajevo will be held under the …
29-04-2022

Short Film by Radu Jude Added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s new short film The Potemkinists / Potemkiniștii has been added to the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) selection, together with another nine short films.
28-04-2022

FNE Podcast: goEast 2022: Georgian Producer Ketevan Kipiani

FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke in Wiesbaden with Ketevan Kipiani, who works for Sakdok Film, about the challenges she has faced as a producer during the pandemic,…
28-04-2022

Latvian Comedy Samuel's Travels Acquired by HBO Central Europe

RIGA: Samuel's Travels, directed by Latvian/Armenian filmmaker Aik Karapetian, has been acquired by HBO Central Europe. The deal was signed by the Copenhagen-based LevelK, who had picked up the international…
28-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Krakow Film Festival Announces 2022 Lineup

KRAKOW: The prestigious list of 15 documentaries eligible to compete in the Krakow Film Festival’s competition includes six productions from the CEE region. The 62nd Krakow Film Festival will be…
28-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Vera Dreams of the Sea Wins 2022 goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film

WIESBADEN: The Macedonian minority coproduction Vera Dreams of the Sea by Kaltrina Krasniqi was awarded the Golden Lily for best film in the International Competition of the 22nd edition of …
28-04-2022

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Animation Grants

TALLINN: Estonian Film Institute distributed 521,500 EUR among five animated films in production and four animated projects in development. The decision was made public on 26 April 2022.
27-04-2022