dok.incubator 2024 Opens Call for Documentaries in Rough Cut Stage

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply with long documentaries in the rough cut stage for the 2024 dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.
08-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Igor Cobileanski's Romanian/Moldavian Comatogen in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski’s fourth feature film Comatogen has finished editing and will soon enter sound design, sound mixing and colorisation. The film is a coproduction between Romania and the Republic…
06-12-2023

PRODUCTION: Svetoslav Draganov in Postproduction with Documentary Snescha and Franz

SOFIA: Bulgarian director/producer Svetoslav Draganov is in postproduction with his new documentary Snescha and Franz, a universal story about the call of freedom vs. the family life, based on the…
06-12-2023

Croatia’s Pine Studio Sells Two Million Copies of Escape Simulator Game

ZAGREB: Croatia’s Pine Studio sold over two million copies of its hit game Escape Simulator to PC users, according to November statistics of the Steam platform.
06-12-2023

Mayday Starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh to Be Shot in Hungary

BUDAPEST: Cold War action adventure Mayday starring Ryan Reynolds and Kenneth Branagh will be shot in Budapest as well as in San Diego and Montreal starting 5 February 2024.
06-12-2023

GRANTS: Film Fund Sarajevo Cancels 2023 Grants and Opens New Call

SARAJEVO: The Acting Members of the Board of Directors of Film Fund Sarajevo have annulled their funding decisions taken in 2023 and opened new calls following a decision of the…
04-12-2023

GRANTS: Romania Announces Production Grants

BUCHAREST: Projects by Rady Jude, Danis Tanović and Sergei Loznitsa are among the winners of the latest production grants announced by the Romanian Film Centre (CNC). Approximately 5.7 m EUR…
04-12-2023

FESTIVALS: The 20th International Animated Film Festival Animateka Announces Winners

LJUBLJANA: The 20th edition of the International Animated Film Festival Animateka, which was held 27 November - 3 December 2023, has announced its winners. The Jury Grand Prix in the…
04-12-2023

FESTIVALS: Drawing Lots by Zaza Khalvashi Wins 2023 Tbilisi IFF

TBILISI: The late Zaza Khalvashi’s film Drawing Lots won the Prometheus award for best feature film at the 24th edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival (26 November – 3…
04-12-2023

Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas Welcomes New Member

ZAGREB: The Croatian Network of Independent Cinemas has welcomed a new member, CMIK/CMC Novigrad-Cittanova, which has become the 71st independent cinema under its wing.
04-12-2023

Interview with Vladimir Burianek, New Director of Slovak Audiovisual Fund

BRATISLAVA: FNE spoke with Vladimir Burianek, the new director of the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, about the first steps he intends to take and his priorities for the next five-year period…
01-12-2023

GRANTS: Film Center Serbia Announces Results in Five Major Grants Categories

BELGRADE: Film Center Serbia has allotted grants in 14 categories, including 2,902,646 EUR / 340 m RSD for the production of feature films, feature films for children and young audience,…
01-12-2023

FESTIVALS: Anniversary 20th Edition of Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival – Full List of Winners

BUDAPEST: A Golden Life (Burkina Faso) by Boubacar Sangaré was awarded Best Documentary in the International Competition of the Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, which celebrated its 20th…
01-12-2023

BOX OFFICE: Romanian Comedy Miami Bici 2 Defeats Napoleon by a Landslide in Local Box Office

BUCHAREST: Romanian sexy comedy Miami Bici 2 directed by Jesús del Cerro tops the domestic charts with 198,324 admissions in the opening weekend, followed by Napoleon with 44,379 admissions.
29-11-2023

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Vladimir Tagić Shoots Yugo Florida, Serbian/Montenegrin/Croatian/ Bulgarian Coproduction

BELGRADE: Serbian director Vladimir Tagić, known for popular TV series Morning Changes Everything / Jutro će promeniti sve and Children of Evil / Deca zla, is currently shooting his debut…
29-11-2023

Ten Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Co-production Support from Eurimages

STRASBOURG: New film projects by Ildikó Enyedi, George Ovashvili and Filip Remunda are among the 29 winners of Eurimages Co-production support on 27 November 2023.
29-11-2023

NEM Zagreb Announces Finalists of Best TV Series in CEE Region

ZAGREB: NEM Zagreb has announced the finalists in the new competition for Best Drama TV series from the CEE region. Out of the 29 applicant projects, 12 made it to…
29-11-2023

FESTIVALS: Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows Wins First Competition 2023 Slovak Queer Film Festival

BRATISLAVA: The Columbian short film Worlds Burning Amid the Shadows / Entre las sombras arden mundos directed by Ismael García Ramirez won the international short films competition at the 17th…
29-11-2023

CIRCLE Fiction Orbit Wraps 1st Edition in Montenegro

HERCEG NOVI: The 1st Edition of CIRCLE Fiction Orbit was held in Herceg Novi, Montenegro 19 – 26 November 2023. This is a new initiative by CIRCLE after five successful…
27-11-2023

Lithuanian Producer Živilė Gallego in European Shooting Stars Jury 2024

BERLIN: Five experts including Lithuanian producer Živilė Gallego will pick the 10 European Shooting Stars 2024, who will be announced in mid-December 2023. The 27th edition of European Shooting Stars…
27-11-2023