Soviet Jeans Leads Nominations for Latvian National Film Awards Lielais Kristaps

RIGA: Staņislavs Tokalovs’ and Juris Kursietis’ TV series Soviet Jeans received 12 nominations for the Latvian National Film Awards Lielais Kristaps, whose ceremony will be held on 4 February 2024.
26-01-2024

PRODUCTION: Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė Shoot Lithuanian/German/Norwegian Doc Baltic UXO

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian directors Alexander Belinski and Agnė Dovydaitytė are currently in production with their documentary Baltic UXO. This Lithuanian/German/Norwegian coproduction is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.
26-01-2024

Winners of When East Meets West 2024

TRIESTE: The Moldavian/Romanian feature film Lenin’s Pawn by Dragoș Turea and the documentary Strange Sea by Lala Aliyeva (Azerbaijan) received the top prizes, the Film Center Serbia Development Award and…
26-01-2024

Katarína Krnáčová Elected President of Slovak Film and Television Academy

BRATISLAVA: Members of the Slovak Film and Television Academy SFTA elected film producer Katarína Krnáčová as the president of SFTA, succeeding Wanda Adamík Hrycová, who held the position since 2018.…
26-01-2024

Last Call for Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point 2024

LIMASSOL: Applications for the 5th edition of the Dot.on.the.Map Meeting Point Co-production Forum are welcome till 1 February 2024. Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days will be held in Limassol 18 - 20…
26-01-2024

BOX OFFICE: Excellent Start of the Year for Romanian Films on Domestic Charts

BUCHAREST: The Romanian comedy Part-time Daddy / Tati part-time directed by Letiția Roșculeț, tops the general box office in Romania with 285,682 admissions and 1.57 m EUR / 7,856,321 RON…
24-01-2024

Five Oscar Nods for Polish Minority Coproduction The Zone of Interest

LOS ANGELES: The Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest by Jonathan Glazer has received five nominations for the 96th Academy Awards. The film was nominated in the Best Picture,…
24-01-2024

GRANTS: HAVC Funds Production of Six New Video Games

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) will fund the production of six new video games with the total amount of 75,000 EUR, and the development of further 18 projects with…
24-01-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Bulgarian Minority Coproduction Arcadia Selected for 2024 Berlinale’s Encounters

BERLIN: Arcadia, the second feature film by Greek director Yorgos Zois, will have its world premiere in the Encounters competition section of the 74th Berlin IFF (15 – 25 February…
24-01-2024

FESTIVALS: The 10th BIDF Kicks Off in Budapest and Ten Cities across Hungary

BUDAPEST: The 10th edition of the popular Budapest International Documentary Festival (BIDF) is held in Hungary’s capital city as well as in 10 other towns from 27 January to 4…
24-01-2024

PRODUCTION: Croatian/Slovenian/Serbian/Montenegrin Hybrid Doc Launches Crowdfunding Campaign

ZAGREB: The hybrid documentary Funk YU, directed by the main protagonist Franko Dujmić, has so far reached over 50 percent of the planned funding goal on a crowdfunding campaign launched…
22-01-2024

Croatian/Estonian Short Animated Film Eeva Shortlisted for 96th Academy Awards

ZAGREB: Croatian/Estonian Eeva directed by Lucija Mrzljak and Morten Tšinakov has been shortlisted for the Animated Short Film category of the 96th Academy Awards. The screenwriter and composer of the…
22-01-2024

FESTIVALS: Kustendorf Film & Music Festival 2024 Ready to Start

BELGRADE: Seventeen titles selected from among 536 submitted films will take part in the Competition programme of the 17th edition of the Kustendorf Film & Music Festival, which will be…
22-01-2024

dok.incubator Opens Applications for Czech and Slovak Documentaries

PRAGUE: The intensive rough cut workshop dok.incubator has opened applications for Czech and Slovak filmmakers. The deadline is 14 February 2024.
22-01-2024

FESTIVALS: Animafest Cyprus Views of the World 2024 Opens Call for Entries

NICOSIA: Countryside Animafest Cyprus Views of the World, one of the longest-running film festivals in Cyprus, has opened the call for film submissions for its 23rd edition, which will be…
22-01-2024

Brothers Lead Czech Lions 2023 Nominations

PRAGUE: Tomáš Mašín’s cold war drama Brothers leads the Czech Lions 2023 nominations with 15 nods, followed by Matěj Chlupáček’s 1930’s drama We Have Never Been Modern with 12 nominations.
19-01-2024

Estonian Short Animated Film Dog-Apartment by Priit Tender Shortlisted for 96th Academy Awards

TALLINN: Estonian Dog-Apartment / Koerkorter directed by Priit Tender has been shortlisted for the Animated Short Film category for 96th Academy Awards. The film is based on the poem To…
19-01-2024

Nine Nods for The Zone of Interest at BAFTA Film Awards

LONDON: The Polish minority coproduction The Zone of Interest directed by Jonathan Glazer has been nominated in nine categories for the British Academy Film Awards 2024.
19-01-2024

FNE at Berlinale 2024: New Films from FNE Partner Countries in 2024 Berlinale Selection

BERLIN: New majority and minority coproductions directed by Levan Akin, Andrei Cohn, Roman Bondarchuk and Zuza Banasińska have been announced in the Panorama, Forum and Forum Expanded sections of the…
19-01-2024

FESTIVALS: Trieste Film Festival 2024 Starts Today

TRIESTE: Films by Janez Burger, Vladimir Perišić and Elene Naveriani are among the seven titles selected for the Feature Film Competition of the 35th edition of the Trieste Film Festival,…
19-01-2024