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

107 Mothers Wins Best Feature Prize at Sun in Net Awards

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction 107 Mothers / Cenzorka by Peter Kerekes was awarded best feature film at the 11th edition of Sun in a Net. The drama about Ukrainian mothers…
11-04-2022

FESTIVALS: ZagrebDox 2022 Announces Winners

ZAGREB: Swedish Sabaya directed by Hogir Hirori won the Big Stamp in the International Competition of the 18th edition of the International Documentary Film Festival ZagrebDOX (3-10 April 2022). The…
11-04-2022

GRANTS: Estonia Announces Documentary Production Grants

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has distributed 497,000 EUR worth of documentary grants, of which 430,000 EUR was given for the production of six films.
11-04-2022

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Eastern Promises Launches Call for Applications

KARLOVY VARY: Projects in development, production and postproduction can apply to Karlovy Vary IFF’s Eastern Promises section until 6 May 2022. Eastern Promises will be held in person 3-6 July…
11-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Sebastian Buttny in Postproduction with Polish/Hungarian Drama The Saint

WARSAW: Sebastian Buttny is currently in postproduction with his thriller The Saint / Święty, which is set in Poznań in the 80s. The film is a coproduction between Poland and…
08-04-2022

Kino Magistrala Network of Cinemas Launched in Croatia

ZAGREB: The new network of Croatian cinemas Kino Magistrala brings together the Kino Mediteran chain of open-air cinemas, Art-kino Croatia in Rijeka, Kinoteka Zlatna vrata in Split and Kinematografi Dubrovnik,…
08-04-2022

Adina Pintilie’s New Project to Represent Romania at La Biennale di Venezia

BUCHAREST: The project You Are Another Me - A Cathedral of the Body by the Romanian Berlinale Golden Bear winner Adina Pintilie is representing Romania at the 59th International Art…
08-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Nedeljko Kovačić Shoots Serbian Spy Thriller Melodrama

BELGRADE: Serbian director Nedljko Kovačić is currently in production with his debut feature, a spy thriller melodrama titled Vera. The key role is played by Jovana Stojiljković, the most sought…
08-04-2022

Poland in Top Ten of European Fiction Production Countries

STRASBOURG: Poland is number four in the top ten of fiction producing countries regarding the number of seasons, with 69 seasons in 2020 and an average of 46 seasons in…
08-04-2022

Variety Sets Exclusive Editorial Partnership With Film New Europe

WARSAW: FNE is pleased to announce that Variety has struck an exclusive editorial agreement with news service Film New Europe to augment its coverage of growing content markets across Eastern…
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FIAF 2022 Congress to Be Held in Budapest

BUDAPEST: The 78th Congress of the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) will be hosted in Budapest by the National Film Institute – Hungary 24-29 April 2022.
07-04-2022

Estonian Cultural Sector Asks for Recovery Package

TALLINN: Estonian film professionals as well as theatre, music, museum and art professionals are asking the authorities to include a 20 m EUR recovery package in the supplementary budget for…
07-04-2022

Four Documentaries Selected for dok.incubator SK

BRATISLAVA: dok.incubator has announced the projects selected for the 2022 edition of the Slovak workshop. The documentaries are made by young filmmakers and should be ready for cinemas in 2023.
07-04-2022

ISI Launches 2022 Training Programme for Film Creatives and Executives

VIENNA: The International Screen Institute (ISI) has recently opened applications for its new training programme for European and International Film and TV creatives and executives. There are three courses this…
07-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Levan Koguashvili Preps Georgian/Swiss Coproduction Guria

TBILISI: The acclaimed Georgian director Levan Koguashvili is currently in preproduction with his feature film Guria, which is among the 15 projects selected for the 18th edition of Cannes’ L’Atelier…
06-04-2022

Film and Games Convergence: Need to Know News for Investors

FNE is launching a new series of articles about one of the fastest growing business sectors in Europe.
06-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Teona Strugar Mitevska Develops Mother (a Possible Story of Mother Teresa)

SKOPJE: Macedonian award-winning director Teona Strugar Mitevska is in development with Mother (a Possible Story of Mother Teresa), a film about Mother Teresa before she becomes Mother Teresa. Labina Mitevska…
06-04-2022