PRODUCTION: Tom Wilson in Postproduction with Romanian/Czech Feature Dark Ages

BUCHAREST: British-born Bucharest-based film director and writer Tom Wilson is currently in postproduction with his third feature film Dark Ages, produced by Corneliu Porumboiu’s outlet 42 Km Film in coproduction…
06-04-2022

North Macedonia Caps Cinema Attendance at 75% of Capacity

SKOPJE: Cinemas in North Macedonia are now allowed to fill cinemas to 75 percent of their capacity under COVID-19 prevention and control efforts.
06-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Netflix's The Witcher S3 Shoots In Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia is one of the three countries, beside Croatia and Italy, hosting the Netflix film crew shooting the third season of the hit fantasy drama series The Witcher, based…
05-04-2022

Croatian Audiovisual Centre Proposes to Increase Incentives to 30%

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) is proposing an increase in incentives for international productions shooting in Croatia from 25 to 30%, and three percent from the total amount to…
05-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Istanbul IFF 2022 Announces Lineup

ISTANBUL: The Istanbul International Film Festival has announced the programme of its 41st edition, which will take place 8-19 April 2022.
05-04-2022

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 04.04.2022

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
05-04-2022

OBITUARY: Czech Illustrator Jiří Šalamoun

PRAGUE: Czech artist and illustrator Jiří Šalamoun, the father of the cartoon character Maxipes Fík, has died at the age of 86. The dog Maxipes Fík is one of the…
05-04-2022

Slovak Film Week 2022 Kicks Off Today

BRATISLAVA: The 8th edition of the Slovak Film Week, the annual showcase of domestic titles, starts on 4 April 2022. More than 40 feature, documentary and animated films will be…
04-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Vilnius Kino Pavasaris IFF 2022 Announces Winners

VILNIUS: The Serbian documentary Rampart directed by Marko Grba Singh has been awarded Best European Debut at the Vilnius Kino Pavasaris International Film Festival, which took place 24 March -…
04-04-2022

OBITUARY: Lithuanian Director Mantas Kvedaravičius

VILNIUS: Acclaimed Lithuanian documentary film director Mantas Kvedaravičius (45) has been killed in Mariupol, the very Ukrainian town which he documented in Mariupolis.
04-04-2022

Hungarian Series The Informant Broadcast to 61 Countries on HBO Max

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian spy drama series The Informant / A besúgó, written and directed by Bálint Szentgyörgyi, was released in 61 countries worldwide on HBO Max on 1 April 2022.
04-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Janez Burger Shoots Slovenian/Croatian/Italian/Macedonian Observing

LJUBLJANA: Janez Burger is currently shooting the socially critical drama Observing / Opazovanje, inspired by real events. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Croatia, Italy and North Macedonia.
04-04-2022

FESTIVALS: goEast 2022 Announces Lineup

WIESBADEN: Fourteen titles have been selected for the International Competition of the 22nd edition of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, hosted by DFF – Deutsches Filminstitut…
04-04-2022

Watch FNE Visegrad Panel Podcast: Festivals 2.0: How to Approach Audience in Post-COVID Era

To watch the panel discussion click HERE. The Panel discussion Festivals 2.0: How to Approach the Audience in the Post-COVID Era, organised by the Institute of Documentary Film in cooperation…
01-04-2022

FNE at East Doc Platform 2022: Winners: The World Is Not A Mine Takes Top Prize

PRAGUE: The annual documentary event East Doc Platform (25-31 March 2022) gave its top award to the Polish project The World Is Not A Mine by Natalia Koniarz about inhabitants…
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Big Budget International Productions Heading to Hungary

BUDAPEST: Hungary is ready to welcome new international productions in 2022, including Dune: Part Two by Denis Villeneuve and the Netflix miniseries All the Light We Cannot See, after a…
01-04-2022

Czech Fairy Tale Tops Box Office in First Quarter of 2022

PRAGUE: The Czech Box Office number one hit in 2022 so far is the children fairytale The Secret of an Old Pistol 2 / Tajemství staré bambitky 2, directed by…
01-04-2022

FESTIVALS: One World Festival 2022 Announces Winners

PRAGUE: A House Made of Splinters by Simon Lereng Wilmont, a coproduction between Denmark, Sweden and Ukraine, has been awarded Best Film in the International Competition of the 24th edition…
01-04-2022

New Season of Bedekr Show Wraps Shooting in Croatia

DUBROVNIK: The tourist show Bedekr produced by the Czech Television wrapped shooting a new season in Croatia in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, and Dubrovnik.
01-04-2022

Disney+ To Be Launched in 16 FNE Partner Countries

WARSAW: Disney+ will be launched in 42 new countries in May-June 2022, including in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia,…
01-04-2022