Finnish Production Starring Teresa Palmer Shoots in Estonia

ESTONIA: Finnish director Taneli Mustonen is currently filming his first English-language horror film The Twin in southern Estonia. This Finnish production starring Australian actress Teresa Palmer and Scottish Steven Cree…
15-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Sara Kern Starts Shooting First Slovenian/Australian Coproduction Moja Vesna

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian screenwriter/director Sara Kern, who has been living in Australia for several years now, started shooting her debut feature Moja Vesna in Melbourne on 6 April 2021. This is…
14-04-2021

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 14.04.2021

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…
14-04-2021

PRODUCTION: The Ghosts of Monday Enters Postproduction in Cyprus

NICOSIA: The Ghosts of Monday by Italian director Francesco Cinquemani, produced by Cypriot Altadium Group and starring Julian Sands, is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for the autumn…
14-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Crème de la Crème French Film Festival Goes Online

PRAGUE: The Crème de la Crème 2021 French Film Festival launched by Film Europe Media Company and the French Institute in 2014 is held online in Slovakia and the Czech…
14-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Matej Mináč Develops Sophomore Feature Based on His Meeting with Fellini

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Matej Mináč is in the final development stage with a comedy based on his meeting with Federico Fellini in 1989. Never Give Up / Nikdy sa nevzdaj…
13-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Linda Olte Shoots Latvian/Italian Debut Feature Sisters

RIGA: Latvian director Linda Olte is currently in production with her debut feature Sisters / Māsas, a social family drama that required a thorough research. The film is a Latvian/Italian…
13-04-2021

Applications Open for Ex Oriente Film 2021

PRAGUE: Creative long documentary projects and docuseries in development and early production from Central and Eastern Europe can apply to the Ex Oriente Film workshop 2021 till 23 April 2021.
13-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Mihai Mincan in Production with Romanian/French/Greek/Bulgarian/Czech Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Mihai Mincan is currently in production with his debut feature To the North. This Romanian/French/Greek/Bulgarian/Czech coproduction is being shot in Romania and Greece. Luxbox has already acquired its international…
12-04-2021

Bulgaria’s Cinemania Festival To Take Place in Re-Opened Cinemas

SOFIA: Bulgaria’s major annual film festival Cinemania, which was postponed several times because of the COVID-19 pandemic, is finally taking place 8 – 22 April 2021 in cinemas at 30%…
12-04-2021

European Producers Club Issues Code of Fair Practices for VOD Services

PARIS: The Paris-based European Producers Club (EPC) has issued a Code of Fair Practices for VOD services, aiming at establishing basic parameters to be applied to VOD Services’ contracts when…
12-04-2021

Midpoint TV Launch Announces Participants Selected for 2021 Edition

PRAGUE: Nine series projects and three development executive participants from Lithuania, Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Romania, Croatia and the Czech Republic have been selected for Midpoint TV Launch 2021.
09-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Network of Festivals in Adriatic Region Launches Joint Online Edition

ZAGREB: The Sarajevo Film Festival (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Zagreb Film Festival (Croatia), Auteur Film Festival (Serbia) and Herceg Novi - Montenegro Film Festival (Montenegro) are launching the first spring edition…
09-04-2021

Ukrainian Film Chrysanthemum Day Wraps Shooting in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: The Ukrainian director Simon Mozgovyi finished shooting his debut feature Chrysanthemum Day in North Macedonia. Macedonian Opium Production handled the local production services.
09-04-2021

Georgia Re-Opens Cinemas

TBILISI: Cinemas in Georgia, which have been closed since mid-March 2020, will re-open at 50% of their capacity on 8 April 2021.
08-04-2021

OBITUARY: Bosnian Director Vesna Ljubić Dies of COVID-19

SARAJEVO: Vesna Ljubić, the first female director who made a feature film in Bosnia and Herzegovina, died of COVID-19 at the age of 82. Vesna Ljubić paved the way for…
08-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Latvian Director Juris Poškus in Postproduction with 24 HR Sunshine

RIGA: Latvian director Juris Poškus is currently in postproduction with his third feature film, a comedy-drama 24 HR Sunshine, produced by Madara Melberga for Fa Filma.
08-04-2021

MCF Group Opens Third Multiplex in Serbia

BELGRADE: MCF Group will open Multiplex Cine Grand MCF in the Delta Planet shopping centre in Niš, the third largest town in Serbia, on 22 April 2021.
08-04-2021

Cinemas in North Macedonia Close Again

SKOPJE: Most cinemas in North Macedonia closed their doors on 6 April 2021 following the Government's decision to impose additional restrictive measures until 20 April to curb COVID-19 infections.
07-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Norwegian Film Gritt Wins 2021 Vilnius IFF

VILNIUS: Gritt by Norwegian director Itonje Søimer Guttormsen was awarded Best Film in the European Debut Competition of the 26th Vilnius International Film Festival, which was held online 18 March…
07-04-2021