Cinesite Acquires Balkan VFX Studio FX3X

SKOPJE: The Visual effects & animation company Cinesite, headquartered in London, has acquired a majority stake in Balkan’s VFX studio FX3X, a long-time visual effects studio with offices in Skopje…
31-08-2022

FNE Oscar Watch 2023: Jerzy Skolimowski's EO to Represent Poland in Oscar Race

WARSAW: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO has been selected as Poland’s candidate for the 95th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category. The film…
31-08-2022

Films from FNE Partner Countries in European Film Awards Documentary Selection 2022

BERLIN: Two Polish and two Lithuanian long documentaries directed by Hanna Polak, Pawel Lozinski, Mantas Kvedaravicius and Sergei Loznitsa are among the 13 titles that make up the Documentary Selection…
31-08-2022

INVITATION: VENICE 2022: FNE FIPRESCI CRITICS' POLL

Invitation for all FIPRESCI and SNCCI Members attending the Venice Film Festival 2022
30-08-2022

Serbian Director Mila Turajlić Completed New Doc Ciné-guerrillas: The Scenes From the Labudović Reels

BELGRADE: Following the major success of her previous documentary The Other Side of Everything / Druga strana svega (2017, Dribbling Pictures), Mila Turajlić has completed a new documentary, Ciné-guerrillas: The…
30-08-2022

FESTIVALS: The Uncle Wins 2022 Herceg Novi – Montenegro Film Festival

PODGORICA: The Croatian/Serbian coproduction The Uncle directed by David Kapac and Andrija Mardešić was awarded the Golden Mimosa Grand Prix at the 35th edition of the Herceg Novi - Montenegro…
30-08-2022

Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro Sign Memorandum of Cooperation on ReActing as a Star Project

LJUBLJANA: Film centres from Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro have signed a three-year Memorandum of Cooperation after the successful first edition of ReActing as a Star. The project…
30-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Verzió Documentary Film Festival Opens New Calls of Applications

BUDAPEST: Documentary filmmakers, film critics and students are invited to apply for the Film Critics Workshop, the DocLab Workshop and the Student Jury at the 19th edition of the Verzió…
30-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Kristina Grozeva and Peter Valchanov Shoot Bulgarian/Greek Triumph Starring Maria Bakalova

SOFIA: The award-winning Bulgarian directorial duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov have started shooting their darkish tragicomedy Triumph, coproduced by Bulgaria’s Abraxas Film and Greece’s Graal Films. Oscar nominee Maria…
29-08-2022

GRANTS: Bulgarian National Film Center Announces First Drama Series Grants

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center (BNFC) has announced the results of its drama series public support for the first time since its foundation in 1991 and after the amendments…
29-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Cinematik IFF 2022 Announces Lineup

PIEŠŤANY: Nine feature films have been selected under the auspices of FIPRESCI for Meeting Point Europe, the main competition of the 17th IFF Cinematik Piešťany. The festival will take place…
29-08-2022

FESTIVALS: The Eight Mountains Wins ICFF Manaki Brothers 2022

BITOLA: Ruben Impens, the cinematographer of the Italian/Belgian/French/UK coproduction The Eight Mountains / Le otto montagne directed by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, received the Golden Camera 300 at…
29-08-2022

Maltese Minority Coproduction War Sailor Selected for Toronto IFF

VALLETTA: The period drama War Sailor / Krigsseileren directed by Gunnar Vikene, which was partly shot in Malta as a Maltese minority coproduction, was selected for the Toronto IFF (8…
29-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Viktor Tauš Shoots Czech/Slovak/Swiss Coproduction American Chick

PRAGUE: Czech director/producer Viktor Tauš is currently in production with his feature drama American Chick / Amerikanka, which is a Czech/Slovak/Swiss coproduction estimated for completion in 2023.
27-08-2022

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Georgi Djulgerov in Postproduction with Memoir of a Betrayal

SOFIA: The Veteran Bulgarian director Georgi Djulgerov is currently in postproduction with his period drama Memoir of a Betrayal, dedicated to the legendary 19th century anti-Ottoman revolutionary Georgi Benkovski. Known…
26-08-2022

FESTIVALS: CineFest 2022 Announces Full Lineup

BUDAPEST: CineFest has grown into the best film festival in Hungary with hard work and a strong lineup year after year. The 18th edition, which will be held 9 –…
26-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Eclipse Wins 2022 Makedox in North Macedonia

SKOPJE: The Belgian documentary Eclipse directed by Nataša Urban won the Onion Award for best film in the main competition of the 13th edition of MakeDox Creative Documentary Film Festival.…
26-08-2022

FESTIVALS: Astra Film Festival 2022 Announces Selection

SIBIU: The 29th edition of Astra Film Festival has announced its official selection. Eight titles will compete in the New Voices in Documentary Cinema Competition, ten in the Central and…
26-08-2022

American Film Red Sonja Shoots in Bulgaria

SOFIA: American production Red Sonja directed by M.J. Bassett and starring Matilda Lutz, Wallis Day and Robert Sheehan is currently shooting at the Nu Boyana Studios in Sofia.
26-08-2022

Reason8 Picks-Up Serbian Debut Feature Christina by Nikola Spasić

BELGRADE: The Serbian feature film Christina / Kristina by Nikola Spasić has been acquired by the UK-based Reason8 company. The deal covers all the rights around the globe (cinemas, TV,…
25-08-2022