FNE TV Venice 2022: CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training: Marcin Pienkowski from Nowe Horyzonty in Wroclaw

VENICE: FNE spoke to Marcin Pienkowski from Nowe Horyzonty in Wroclaw, who is one of the trainers at the CICAE-International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas Training, which took place from 28…
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FNE Oscar Watch 2023: January to Represent Latvia in Oscar Race

RIGA: The autobiographical history drama January by Viesturs Kairišs has been selected as Latvia’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…

Malta Film Studios Upgrades with Sound Stage and Environment-Controlled Indoor Water Tank

VALLETTA: A sound stage and an environment-controlled indoor water tank will be built at the Malta Film Studios in Kalkara following a project approved by the Planning Authority.

FNE TV Venice 2022: Pascal Diot Head of Venice Production Bridge

VENICE: FNE spoke to Pascal Diot Head of Venice Production Bridge about what has evolved over the past two years and what is new at this year’s edition.
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FNE TV: CICAE Arthouse Cinema Training 2022: Trainees Share Their Experiences

VENICE: FNE spoke to four of the trainees at the CICAE-International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas Training about this year’s programme which took place from 28 August to 4 September 2022…
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PRODUCTION: Māris Martinsons Shoots Latvian Period Drama In the Land That Sings

RIGA: The historical drama In the Land That Sings / Zeme, kas dzied directed by Māris Martinsons has just wrapped the third stage of shooting in Latvia. The film is…

FESTIVALS: BIAFF 2022 Announces Lineup

BATUMI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Feature Films Competition of the Batumi International Art house Film Festival, running 18-25 September 2022.

Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania Sign Film Cooperation Memorandum

BELGRADE: Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Film and Audiovisual Activities in the Western Balkans. The memorandum was signed in the scope of…

Third Season of Netflix’s Vikings: Walhalla to Be Filmed in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The third season of Vikings: Walhalla, produced by Ireland’s Metropolitan Films International, Canada’s History Channel and USA’s MGM Television for Netflix, will be filmed in Dubrovnik in late September…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Actress/Director Mirjana Karanović Shoots Sophomore Feature

BELGRADE: The acclaimed Serbian actress Mirjana Karanović started shooting her sophomore feature as a director on 29 August 2022. Mother Mara / Majka Mara is a coproduction between Serbia, Luxembourg,…

Sir Anthony Hopkins Shoots Nicholas Winton Biopic in Prague

PRAGUE: One Life, a biopic of Nicholas Winton, who helped rescue almost 699 children on the eve of WWII (including the film director Karel Reisz), is currently shooting in Prague.…

Tenth Baltic Pitching Forum Announces Selected Projects

VILNIUS: Twelve projects have been selected for the 10th edition of the Baltic Pitching Forum, set to take place in Vilnius 5 – 8 October 2022. The forum welcomes participants…

Cercamon Picks Up Juraj Lerotić’s Award Winning Debut Feature Safe Place

ZAGREB: Safe Place / Sigurno mjesto, the first feature film by Croatian director Juraj Lerotić, has been acquired by Cercamon. The film is a Croatian coproduction produced in collaboration with…

Two Popular Streaming Websites Shut Down in Georgia

TBILISI: Adjaranet and iMovies, two of the most popular streaming websites in Georgia, which were acting illegally, were shut down on 23 August 2022. Their closing came a week after…

Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Josh O'Connor and Marion Cotillard to Shoot Lee Miller Biopic in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The ruins of the abandoned Kupari military resort near Dubrovnik, which was heavily destroyed by shelling in the 1990s Croatian Homeland War, will serve as WW2 setting for the…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Kristina Janković Obućina, Executive Manager of Serbian Games Association

BELGRADE: FNE spoke to Kristina Janković Obućina, the executive manager of the Serbian Games Association (SGA), about the association’s current activities, as well as the state of the Serbian game…

The Crow Reboot Shoots in Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Rupert Sanders' The Crow reboot is currently shooting in the capital of the Czech Republic. The film stars Bill Skarsgard, FKA Twigs (Tahliah Debrett Barnett) and Danny Huston.

New Art House Cinema in Prague

PRAGUE: A new independent cinema Kino Balt has become operational in the historic centre of Prague, in a building from 1853.

FESTIVALS: Unique Baltic Music Video Competition Returns to Riga IFF

RIGA: The Baltic Music Video competition will return to the 9th edition of the Riga International Film Festival (13 – 23 October 2022) after a year break. Eighteen music videos…

Hotel Portofino Starring Natascha McElhone Returns to Croatia with Second Season

ZAGREB: TV crews have returned to Zagreb to continue the shooting of Hotel Portofino, a period drama created by Matt Baker, directed by Adam Wimpenny and starring Natascha McElhone. The…