Ji.hlava Academy 2021 Starts Tomorrow

JIHLAVA: The 5th edition of Ji.hlava Academy will take place online from 27 to 30 October 2021. The educational, networking and inspiring platform open to emerging filmmakers in non-fiction contemporary…
26-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Ljubljana International Film Festival 2021 Announces Lineup

LJUBLJANA: Ten films will run for the Kingfisher Award for the best film in the Perspectives competition of the 32nd Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), which will be held in…
26-10-2021

PRODUCTION: First Animated Series Produced in Serbia Stars Johnny Depp

BELGRADE: The production of the first season of the first animated series created in Serbia and intended for global distribution, called Puffins Impossible – The Series, has been completed. It…
25-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: After the Winter to Represent Montenegro in Oscar Race

PODGORICA: After the Winter / Poslije zime by Ivan Bakrač has been selected as Montenegro’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…
25-10-2021

Romania Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions

BUCHAREST: Romanian authorities have decided to close cinemas, theatres, restaurants and shopping malls at 9 p.m. daily starting on 25 October 2021, as the incidence rate of Coronavirus infections is…
25-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Verzio Festival 2021 to Take Place in Person and Online

BUDAPEST: The 18th edition of the Verzio Human Rights Documentary Film Festival will showcase 64 films from 35 countries in cinemas from 9 to 14 November 2021 and online from…
25-10-2021

Ji.hlava New Visions 2021 Forum Announces Selected Projects

JIHLAVA: Eleven new European documentary projects in development will be presented live and online at the Ji.hlava New Visions 2021 Forum on 28-29 October 2021. The 25th Ji.hlava International Documentary…
25-10-2021

PRODUCTION: HBO in Production with Slovak TV Series Winner

PRAGUE: HBO is in production on the six-part Slovak TV series The Winner / Víťaz (working title), under the new label HBO Max Original. The Winner is being produced by…
25-10-2021

Cinemas in Latvia Close, Riga IFF 2021 Moves Online Due to Lockdown

RIGA: Latvia went into lockdown on 21 October 2021 with a number of restrictions in place until 15 November 2021 due to the surge of new COVID-19 cases. As a…
22-10-2021

Macedonian Cinemas Allowed to Run with 50% Occupancy

SKOPJE: The Macedonian Government has removed the 30 percent restriction on cinema halls and allowed up to 50 percent of indoor audiences, as the COVID-19 spread has eased across the…
22-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn to Represent Romania in Oscar Race

BUCHAREST: Radu Jude’s 2021 Berlinale winner Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn / Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamuc has been selected as Romania’s candidate for the 94th Academy of…
22-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: Polish Minority Coproduction Lamb to Represent Iceland in Oscar Race

WARSAW: The Polish minority coproduction Lamb directed by Valdimar Johansson has been selected as Iceland’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best…
22-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Transilvania IFF to Launch Documentary Competition in 2022

CLUJ-NAPOCA: The What’s Up, Doc? section of the Transilvania International Film Festival will become competitive in 2022 and open to international first or second documentaries of over 60 minutes.
22-10-2021

FESTIVALS: Black Nights Film Festival 2021 Announces Full Lineup

TALLINN: The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in Tallinn and Tartu from 12 to 28 November 2021, has announced the rest of the films from…
21-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: The Pit to Represent Latvia in Oscar Race

RIGA: Dace Pūce’s debut feature The Pit / Bedre has been selected as Latvia’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International…
21-10-2021

FESTIVALS: EKOFILM 2021 Kicked Off in Brno

BRNO: Filip Remunda and Jakub Šipoš are among the guests of the 47th EKOFILM International Film Festival, which started in Brno on 20 October and will wrap on 23 October…
21-10-2021

BOX OFFICE: Serbian Biopic Toma Scores Over Half a Million Admissions Domestically

BELGRADE: Dragan Bjelogrlić's biopic Toma, starring Milan Marić and focusing on the life and music of the legendary Serbian and Yugoslav folk singer Toma Zdravković, had 555,546 admissions and 2,111,093…
20-10-2021

FNE Podcast: Amra Bakšić Čamo - Head of CineLink Sarajevo

SARAJEVO: FNE spoke to Amra Bakšić Čamo, the Head of CineLink, the industry section of the Sarajevo Film Festival, about the 2021 edition after the pandemic forced the last minute…
20-10-2021

German TV Series Ze Network Films in Croatia

PULA: Controlled explosions and risky car chases marked the last weekend in Pula, where Berlin-based Syrreal Entertainment was filming the new TV series Ze Network, with Blue Sky Adriatic acting…
20-10-2021

FNE Oscar Watch 2022: The Jump to Represent Lithuania in Oscar Race

VILNIUS: Giedrė Žickytė’s documentary The Jump has been selected as Lithuania’s candidate for the 94th Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences award in the Best International Feature Film category.…
20-10-2021