International Productions Continue To Shoot in Malta Despite Pandemic

VALLETTA: A spate of international productions have been filming in Malta, despite the COVID-19 pandemic which has left other areas of the island’s economy shuttered. They are expected to inject…
29-04-2021

Netflix Gangster Series Clark Films in Croatia

RIJEKA: International film crews are flocking back to Croatia with at least eight new foreign projects expected until the end of 2021, after a year of delays due to the…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Festival of Slovenian Film Returns to Portorož with New Director

LJUBLJANA: The 24th Festival of Slovenian Film returns to Portorož with a new director Bojan Labović. The festival will take place 11-17 October 2021 and the submissions for the applications…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Kutaisi ISFF 2021 Announces New Dates for Physical Edition

TBILISI: The first edition of the Kutaisi International Short Film Festival, which was postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is finally taking place in a physical format 8–12…
29-04-2021

FESTIVALS: FEST 2021 Invites Audiences to Return to Belgrade Cinemas

BELGRADE: The 49th FEST International Film Festival in Belgrade, the largest and the most popular film festival in Serbia, will present 71 Serbian premieres, including both domestic and foreign productions,…
28-04-2021

Macedonian TV Series Zoki Poki Sold to Serbia

SKOPJE: The children series Zoki Poki has been sold to the Radio Television of Serbia (RTS). The rights for the series were also acquired for Denmark and Finland, in addition…
28-04-2021

OBITUARY: Georgian Actor Kakhi Kavsadze

TBILISI: Legendary Georgian actor Kakhi Kavsadze (85) died of Coronavirus complications on 27 April 2021. Kavsadze was a leading actor at the Shota Rustaveli State Drama Theatre and starred in…
28-04-2021

FESTIVALS: goEast 2021 Announces Winners

WIESBADEN: Alina Gorlova’s documentary This Train Will Never Stop, a coproduction between the Ukraine, Latvia, Germany and Qatar, received the Golden Lily for Best Film at the 21st edition of…
28-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Aida Begić in Postproduction With Bosnian/French A Ballade

SARAJEVO: Aida Begić is currently in postproduction with her fourth feature film A Ballade, a Bosnian/French coproduction between Film House and Les Films de l'Après Midi, which was shot with…
27-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Mladen Kovačević in Production with 1972 Yugoslavian Smallpox Outbreak Documentary

BELGRADE: Serbian filmmaker Mladen Kovačević is currently in production with his long documentary Another Spring / Još jedno proleće, about the 1972 Yugoslavian smallpox outbreak. The project recently won the…
27-04-2021

Slovenian Cinemas Choose Not to Reopen Under New COVID Restrictions

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian cinemas refused to re-open after a recent decision of the Government to ease restrictions only till 2 May 2021. The only exception is Kinodvor, which re-opened on 26…
27-04-2021

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Political Journalist Sevda Shishmanova Develops Debut Feature

SOFIA: The political journalist and international correspondent for the Bulgarian National Television, Sevda Shishmanova is developing her first feature film Remains of Life. This so far Bulgarian/German coproduction is inspired…
27-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Art Film Fest Košice 2021 Returns In Physical Form

KOŠICE: The 28th edition of Art Film Fest Košice, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, will take place in a more intimate form than usual, but…
26-04-2021

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days 2021 Announces Winners

LIMASSOL: The Italian/Polish coproduction Sole by Carlo Sironi received the Glocal Images Best Film Award at the 19th edition of the Cyprus Film Days (16-24 April 2021). The island’s most…
26-04-2021

Nomadland Wins Best Film at 93rd Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES: Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland was awarded Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress at the 93rd Academy Awards, which took place in Los Angeles on 26 April 2021. My…
26-04-2021

PRODUCTION: First Slovenian Christmas Film Beanie Wraps Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Slobodan Maksimović finished shooting his live-action feature Beanie / Kapa on 22 April 2021. This Slovenian/Luxembourg/Croatian/Slovak coproduction is the first Slovenian Christmas film and is expected to premiere in…
26-04-2021

Submissions Open for European Film Awards 2021

BERLIN: The European Film Academy has opened submissions for the European Film Awards 2021. The deadline for submissions is 31 May 2021.
26-04-2021

Hallmark Film To Catch a Spy Shoots in Malta

VALLETTA: To Catch a Spy by Jeff Beesley, the Hallmark film with a budget of 2 m EUR, is currently shooting across various locations in Malta, with plans for a…
23-04-2021

ITV and Altitude Television Film The Ipcress File in Croatia

ZAGREB: The Cold War spy classic The Ipcress File, based on Len Deighton's novel and first adapted for the screen in 1965, is being transformed into a new TV series…
23-04-2021

Szabolcs Hajdu's Treasure City Sold to UK and Ireland

BUDAPEST: Sovereign Film Distribution has acquired the rights to Treasure City / Békeidő for the United Kingdom and Ireland. "Sovereign Films joined the film when we were working on the…
23-04-2021