Cristian Mungiu Back in Cannes’ Competition with R.M.N.

BUCHAREST: Cristian Mungiu’s new feature film R.M.N., selected for Cannes’s Competition 2022, questions the profound motivations of human behaviour in the face of reality and how we relate to a…
15-04-2022

Georgian National Film Center Launches Educational Film Portal

TBILISI: The Georgian National Film Center (GNFC) has launched the educational platform History-Film-History, which aims at facilitating the study of the history of the art form.
15-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Ukrainian Dad's Sneakers Wins 2ANNAS 2022

RIGA: The Grand Prix of the 26th Riga International Short Film Festival 2ANNAS went to the Ukrainian film Dad's Sneakers directed by Olha Zhurba.
15-04-2022

FNE at Cannes 2022: Czech Cinema in Cannes

Czech co-production Butterfly Vision to premiere in Cannes - Maksym Nakonechnyi's feature film debut is set to world-premiere in the Un Certain Regard competition, a part of Official Selection of…
15-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Soso Dumbadze and Elene Asatiani Prep Doc Tbilisi Civil War

TBILISI: Georgian directors Soso Dumbadze and Elene Asatiani are currently in preproduction with their collaborative long documentary Tbilisi Civil War (working title). The project was selected for the Film Mentoring…
14-04-2022

Netflix Commissions New Polish Feature Films

WARSAW: Netflix has announced 18 new Polish titles that are currently in production or set to premiere in 2022 and 2023, including nine Polish feature films and nine series.
14-04-2022

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