PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Andrei Cohn Preps Gefilte Fish

BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Andrei Cohn is preparing to shoot his third feature film Gefilte Fish in April 2022. The film will be produced by Anca Puiu through Romania’s Mandragora in…

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Marcin Filipowicz in Postproduction with Brothers

WARSAW: Marcin Filipowicz is currently in postproduction with Brothers / Braty, the fourth project produced by the Polish Filmmakers Association Munk Studio together with CANAL+ Polska in their 60 Minutes…

Polish Director Bartosz Blaschke Awarded with Perspektywa Prize for Sonata

GDYNIA: Bartosz Blaschke’s debut feature Sonata won the Perspektywa Award given annually to the best debut in Polish cinemas during a gala organised by the Polish Filmmakers Association on 28…

Seven Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Coproduction Support from Eurimages

STRASBOURG: Projects by Ralitza Petrova, Hanna Slak, Una Gunjak, Signe Birkova, Ivan Zachariáš, and Alexandru Solomon are among the seven majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries that received…

Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days Announces Programme of Events

LIMASSOL: The third edition of Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days (14-16 April 2022) has announced its programme of events, which are intended exclusively for accredited film professionals.

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Igor Mirković Wraps Filming on Sweet Simona

ZAGREB: Croatian writer/director Igor Mirković has entered postproduction with his new feature drama Sweet Simona / Slatka Simona, produced by Ivan Maloča and his company Interfilm.

Netflix Opens Office in Warsaw

WARSAW: Netflix has opened an office in the Polish capital, which will act as core for the entire CEE region.

FNE Podcast: Nu Boyana Studios CEO Yariv Lerner

SOFIA: FNE spoke to Nu Boyana Studios CEO Yariv Lerner about the Job Fair the Sofia based studios has been hosting to help Ukrainian refugees and the kind of jobs…
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ZagrebDox Pro Confessions 2022 Announces Selected Projects

ZAGREB: Eight projects have been selected for ZagrebDox Pro, the industry platform of the ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival. This year ZagrebDox Pro adds Confessions to its name and will…

FESTIVALS: Moving Body Festival 2022 Opens Call for Applications for International Competition

VARNA: Short films experimenting with the video medium, dance and movement, with a strong choreographic sensibility and original concept, are welcome in the international competition of the 7th edition of…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Goran Radovanović Shoots Erlking

BELGRADE: The acclaimed Serbian director Goran Radovanović is currently filming his new feature Erlking / Bauk, which is a coproduction between Serbia, Bulgaria and Russia, set in Serbia in 1999.

PRODUCTION: Igor Šeregi Shoots TV Series Metropolitans for Croatian Television

ZAGREB: Croatian director Igor Šeregi is currently filming his new TV series Metropolitans / Metropolitanci, a series of 14 episodes produced by Dario Vince through Ring produkcija for the Croatian…

PRODUCTION: Danish/Norwegian/Estonian Birthday Girl Starts Shooting in Tallinn

TALLINN: The Danish/Norwegian/Estonian coproduction Birthday Girl, directed by Danish Michael Noer and starring Trine Dyrholm, is currently shooting in Tallinn. The film, which will be shot entirely in Estonia, is…

FESTIVALS: Astra Film Festival's Website Targeted by Hackers

SIBIU: The website of Astra Film Festival has been targeted by hackers who collected registration fees of approximately 2,000 EUR from over 100 film directors from 26 countries through a…

FNE Visegrad YR2022: Q&A with Febiofest’s Artistic Director Marta Švecová Lamperová

PRAGUE: FNE spoke to Marta Švecová Lamperová, the artistic director of the International Film Festival Prague - FEBIOFEST, about the 29th edition of FABIOFEST in Prague, which will take place…

Academy Award for Hungarian Set Designer Zsuzsanna Sipos

LOS ANGELES: Hungarian set designer Zsuzsanna Sipos has been awarded an Academy Award for production design together with Canadian production designer Patrice Vermette for Dune, at the 94th ceremony held…

FNE Podcast: Tonia Mishiali: Co-Artistic Director of Cyprus Film Days IF

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Tonia Mishiali, artistic director of the Cyprus Film Days IF, about the 20th edition of the festival in Cyprus, which…

Małgorzata Szumowska’s First American Film Starring Naomi Watts Opens in USA

WARSAW: Infinite Storm, the first American film by Małgorzata Szumowska, opened on 1,500 screens in the USA on 25 March 2022. This is the first Polish film in years to…

Applications Open to CICAE International Mentoring Programme for Art House Cinema Exhibitors

BERLIN: The International Confederation of Arthouse Cinemas (CICAE) is launching a brand new six-month mentoring programme for senior exhibitors starting April 2022. Exhibitors and programmers of independent cinema theatres worldwide…

FNE Visegrad 2021-2022: Czech Distributors Keen to Maximise Revenue in Market Shifting to SVOD

PRAGUE: Digital Video-On-Demand (VOD) revenues are expected to keep increasing in the Czech Republic, according to some film distributors in the country, even as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes across Europe…