PRODUCTION: Agnieszka Holland Shoots Coproduction about Kafka

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/German/French film Franz directed by Agnieszka Holland is currently filming in Prague, including the area of the Old Town near Franz Kafka’s birthplace. The production in Prague started…
16-04-2024

FNE at Cannes 2024: Polish Coproduction The Girl with the Needle Selected for Cannes’s Competition

WARSAW: The Girl with the Needle, which was shot mostly in Poland by Swedish director Magnus von Horn, will compete for the Palm d’Or in the 77th Cannes Film Festival’s…
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FNE at Cannes 2024: Macedonian Minority Coproduction Kyuka – Before Summer’s End to Open ACID Section in Cannes

SKOPJE: The Greek/Macedonian coproduction Kyuka – Before Summer’s End by writer/director Kostis Charamountanis will open the 2024 Cannes’s parallel section ACID, run by France’s Association for the Diffusion of Independent…
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GRANTS: Latvia Announces Production Grants

RIGA: The National Film Centre of Latvia has distributed 1,800,158 EUR for annual production grants in 2024. The list includes a total of 14 films: six feature films, six documentaries…
16-04-2024

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Arthouse Feature That’s It For Today Tops Domestic Chart

BELGRADE: Serbian dramedy That’s It For Today / Za danas toliko by Marko Đorđević reached no. 1 in Serbia with 11,194 admissions during the course of the second week and…
14-04-2024

Thirty Domestic Films to Be Screened at Slovak Film Week 2024

BRATISLAVA: Thirty Slovak films (11 features, 13 documentaries and six animated films) will be screened at the 10th edition of the Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic titles,…
14-04-2024

FESTIVALS: Spanish Daydreaming So Vividly About Our Spanish Holidays Wins 2024 Rīga International Short Film Festival 2Annas

RIGA: Daydreaming So Vividly About Our Spanish Holidays by Christian Avilés (Spain) was awarded the Bronze Anna Grand Prix at the 28th Rīga International Short Film Festival 2Annas, which was…
14-04-2024

Young Horizons Industry and Animond Establish Partnership - Submit Your Project till 19 April 2024!

WARSAW: The 8th international coproduction forum for films and series for young audiences Young Horizons Industry has announced a new partnership with Animond, the first European private investment fund for…
14-04-2024

Radosław Śmigulski Dismissed as Director of Polish Film Institute

WARSAW: Radosław Śmigulski has been dismissed from his position of the director of the Polish Film Institute (PISF), as Bartłomiej Sienkiewicz, the Minister of Culture and National Heritage, announced on…
11-04-2024

Bulgarian Minority Coproduction The Shameless by Konstantin Bojanov in Official Selection of 77th Cannes Film Festival

PARIS: Konstantin Bojanov’s third feature The Shameless has been selected for the Un Certain Regard competition of the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which will be held from 14 to 25…
11-04-2024

dok.incubator 2024 Announces Selected Projects

PRAGUE: Half of the eight projects selected for the dok.incubator rough-cut workshop 2024 are produced or coproduced by companies from FNE partner countries.
11-04-2024

FESTIVALS: goEast 2024 Announces Lineup

WIESBADEN: Films by Mladen Đorđević and Tinatin Kajrishvili are among the 16 titles selected for the main competition of the 24th goEast - Festival of Central and Eastern European Film,…
11-04-2024

Applications Open for 21st Edition of Renowned Arthouse Cinema Training in Berlin

BERLIN: The Arthouse Cinema Training (ACT) will return for its 21st edition to Holzmarkt, an event campus in the heart of Berlin, from 19 to 25 August 2024.
11-04-2024

Romania Relaunches Cash Rebate Scheme with Plans to Become Most Attractive Destination in Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST: Romania is relaunching its cash rebate scheme in May 2024, as the Government has approved amendments proposed by the Office for Film and Cultural Investments (OFIC) on 21 March…
09-04-2024

PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Starts Filming Silent Friend with Léa Seydoux and Tony Leung Chiu-wai

BUDAPEST: The German/French/Hungarian/Chinese coproduction Silent Friend directed by Ildikó Enyedi started shooting in Marburg, Germany on 9 April 2024. It is coproduced by Inforg-M&M Film and supported by the National…
09-04-2024

Jelena Gavrilović to Direct Croatian Remake of Popular Series Skam for HRT

ZAGREB: Skam, the groundbreaking format from Norway's NRK, is getting a new adaptation in Croatia, titled Sram and produced by CGM Films for the Croatian Radiotelevision (HRT). The series is…
09-04-2024

EAVE on Demand Workshop Held in Montenegro

PODGORICA: A EAVE on Demand tailor-made workshop for Montenegrin producers was held at the Montenegrin Cinematheque in Podgorica on 9 April 2024. The event was organised in partnership with the…
09-04-2024

PRODUCTION: Dzintars Dreibergs Shoots Latvian Cold War Biopic Escape Net

RIGA: Latvian director Dzintars Dreibergs is in production with his sophomore feature Escape Net / Tīklā. TTT leģendas dzimšana, a biopic about one of the world's most successful female basketball…
07-04-2024

Martin Scorsese-produced Docudrama Series The Saints to Be Shot in Serbia

BELGRADE: The shooting of the docudrama series Martin Scorsese Presents: The Saints, hosted and narrated by Martin Scorsese, who is also the executive producer, will start in Belgrade and other…
07-04-2024

Bulgarian Series Reach HBO Max

SOFIA: Bulgarian series are starting to be featured on HBO Max as three acclaimed productions of the Bulgarian National Television will be broadcast on the global streaming platform starting April…
07-04-2024