PRODUCTION: Serbian Queer Representation Documentary in Postproduction

BELGRADE: The long documentary Warm Film / Topli film, focusing on queer representation in Yugoslav and Serbian cinema, is in the final stages of postproduction. The film is directed by…

GRANTS: Bulgaria Announces Production Grants

SOFIA: The Bulgarian National Film Center has allocated 2,435,000 EUR to six feature film projects in the first production call of 2023. The grants have not been distributed because of…

FNE at KVIFF 2023: Winners of Eastern Promises

KARLOVY VARY: Karlovy Vary IFF’s Eastern Promises industry segment, which was held 2 – 5 July 2023, has announced its winners.
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Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad 2023 Kicks Off in Poland

WARSAW: Five participants from Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Czech Republic/Slovakia and Ukraine are taking part in the 3rd Pop Up Film Residency Visegrad, which started in Poland.

Drama Series The Day of the Jackal Starring Eddie Redmayne Shoots in Hungary and Croatia

BUDAPEST: The drama series The Day of the Jackal produced by Carnival Film & Television for Sky/Peacock and starring Eddie Redmayne is currently filming. The shooting started in June 2023…

FNE at Venice 2023: Projects from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Venice Gap – Financing Market 2023

VENICE: Three projects (co)produced by Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Serbia and Romania have been selected for the 10th edition of the Venice Gap – Financing Market, which will…
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FNE Partner Countries Members in New Europa Distribution Board

BRUSSELS: Marek Bień from Polish Gutek Film and Stefan Bradea from Romanian Bad Unicorn are among the 13 members of the new Board of Europa Distribution.

PRODUCTION: Maja Novaković in Postproduction with Serbian/Belgian Hybrid Documentary

BELGRADE: Young director Maja Novaković is in postproduction with her docufiction At the Door of the House Who Will Come Knocking / Ko će pokucati na vrata mog doma, a…

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Yana Lekarska Wraps Shooting Debut Feature Because I Love Bad Weather

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Yana Lekarska has just finished shooting her first feature film Because I Love Bad Weather, for which the production company Invictus Ltd is open to coproducers.

Projects from FNE Partner Countries Receive Eurimages Co-production Support

STRASBOURG: Sixteen majority and minority coproductions from FNE partner countries are among the 33 projects receiving Eurimages Co-production support at the second session in 2023. The results were announced on…

FESTIVALS: Fest Anča International Animation Festival 2023 Announces Winners

ŽILINA: The Swiss production Armat directed by Elodie Dermange received the award for Best Animated Short at the 16th edition of the Fest Anča International Animation Festival, which took place…

FNE Focus on Malta 2023: Miracle In Malta

VALLETTA: If the level of organisation and quality of infrastructure that was on display during the first edition of the Mediterrane Film Festival, organised by the Malta Film Commission 25-30…
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FNE Focus on Malta 2023: Mediterrane Film Festival Winners

VALLETTA: Alcarràs directed by Carla Simón won Best Feature Film at the first edition of the Mediterrane Film Festival, organised by the Malta Film Commission in Valletta 25 – 30…
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FNE at KVIFF 2023: Russell Crowe Leads Star Studded Kick Off of 57th Edition

KARLOVY VARY: The 57th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (30 June - 8 July 2023) kicked off with a star studded opening ceremony and gala party with…
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Projects from FNE Partner Countries Supported by Europa Cinemas’ Collaborate to Innovate 2023

PARIS: Nine projects from FNE partner countries are among the 17 new projects selected for support in the framework of the 3rd edition of Europa Cinemas’ Collaborate to Innovate programme.

CEE Animation Forum Announces Official Projects Selection and Introduces New Market Platform

PILSEN: CEE Animation Forum has unveiled the official project selection for its 11th edition, set to take place in Pilsen, Czech Republic, on 8 - 9 November 2023. The total…

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Giorgi Javakhishvili Develops Debut Feature while Prepping Short Film Pale Evening, Gray Day

TBILISI: Young Georgian director/writer/producer/film researcher Giorgi Javakhishvili is preparing his first short fiction film Pale Evening, Gray Day (working title), which is envisioned to be expanded into a feature film…

FNE Malta Focus 2023: Malta Film Commission Signs Memorandum of Understanding with British Film Commission

VALLETTA: British Film Commission and Malta Film Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, aiming at enhancing the collaboration between the UK and Malta screen industries, as well as facilitating…

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Nóra Lakos Shoots I Accidentally Wrote a Book

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/screenwriter Nóra Lakos is currently in production with children's film I Accidentally Wrote a Book / Véletlenül írtam egy könyvet. This 4 m EUR Hungarian/Dutch coproduction has already…