Bogdan Mirică Finishes Sophomore Feature Boss, Produced by Corneliu Porumboiu

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Mirică’s second feature film Boss is completed and will be released in Romania by Bad Unicorn on 21 April 2023. The film is a coproduction between Romania, Luxembourg…
18-01-2023

Wednesday Series Boosts Screen Tourism in Romania as Film Sector Awaits for Authorities to Restart Cash Rebate Scheme

BUCHAREST: Screen tourism is already noticeable on locations where the Wednesday series directed by Tim Burton was shot in Romania, especially at the Cantacuzino Castle in Bușteni, which stands in…
18-01-2023

OBITUARY: Romanian Actor Teodor Corban

BUCHAREST: The acclaimed Romanian film and theatre actor Teodor Corban has died at 65 due to illness. He was probably the actor most sought after by the Romanian New Wave…
18-01-2023

BOX OFFICE: Over 40 Million Admissions in Polish Cinemas in 2022

WARSAW: In 2022, the first full year of activity since the COVID-19 pandemic, Poland saw over 40 million admissions in cinemas. In total, 8.4 million viewers watched Polish films in…
18-01-2023

Arved Leads Czech Lion 2022 Nominations

PRAGUE: Vojtěch Mašek’s psychological drama Arved leads the Czech Lions 2022 nominations with 12 nods, followed by Petr Václav’s Il Boemo with 11, and Adam Sedlák’s drug dramedy BANGER. with…
18-01-2023

Estonian Film Institute Organises New 1-Minute Film Concept Competition

TALLINN: The Estonian Film Institute has launched a new edition of a 1-minute film concept competition for Estonian filmmakers. The theme of 2023 is "Sign and mind". An expert jury…
18-01-2023

PRODUCTION: American/Serbian Feature Film Hell Hole In Production in Serbia

BELGRADE: Hell Hole directed by John Adams and Toby Poser is currently in production in Serbia. This is the fourth in a row American/Serbian coproduction made under the brand “Blood…
17-01-2023

PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Ivan Salaj Wraps Shooting New Feature Film

ZAGREB: The Croatian director Ivan Salaj wrapped shooting his feature film Women, Lunatics and a Few Good Queers / Žene, luđaci i malo dobrih pedera in Zagreb last week. Croatia’s…
17-01-2023

PRODUCTION: Miroslav Terzić Preps Serbian/Croatian/Bulgarian/Italian Coproduction The Excursion

BELGRADE: Serbian director Miroslav Terzić is in preproduction with his third feature film The Excursion / Ekskurzija, based on a script penned by awarded Serbian author Vladimir Arsenijević. The film…
17-01-2023

German Thriller Wrongful Death Shot in Croatia

ZAGREB: Hollywood stars Eric Roberts and Michael Paré are among the cast of the German thriller Wrongful Death, directed by Vjekoslav Katušin and produced by Germany-based Dream Team Pictures, which…
17-01-2023

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries in Berlinale Forum, Series, Series Market and Co-Pro Series 2023

BERLIN: Documentaries Between Revolutions by Romanian director Vlad Petri and In Ukraine by Polish directors Piotr Pawlus and Tomasz Wolski will have their world premiere in Berlinale Forum 2023. A…
17-01-2023

Bulgarian National Television Releases Two Top Domestic Series Simultaneously

SOFIA: Bulgarian 12-part TV series Grapes of Guilt and War of Letters have their premiere on the Bulgarian National Television in January 2023. Instead of having one series wait for…
16-01-2023

OBITUARY: Croatian Sound Designer and Editor Martin Semenčić

ZAGREB: The Croatian film community is shaken by the news of the sudden death of Martin Semenčić, one of the most talented young sound designers and editors, whose films were…
16-01-2023

Estonian/Croatian Eeva Selected for Berlinale Shorts 2023

TALLINN: The Estonian/Croatian animated film Eeva directed by Morten Tšinakov and Lucija Mrzljak will have its international premiere in the Berlinale Shorts competition within the 73rd Berlin International Film Festival…
16-01-2023

FESTIVALS: Budapest International Documentary Festival 2023 Ready to Kick Off

BUDAPEST: The 9th edition of Budapest International Documentary Festival will screen 60 films between 21 and 29 January 2023. In addition to Budapest, there will be screenings in ten other…
16-01-2023

Joanna Kulig to Star in Michael Keaton's Knox Goes Away

WARSAW: Polish actress Joanna Kulig has joined Al Pacino and Marcia Gay Harden in Michael Keaton's noir thriller Knox Goes Away, where Keaton plays the main role.
13-01-2023

GRANTS: Croatian Audiovisual Centre Supports Production of 23 New Films

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre has distributed 2.3 m EUR for the production of 23 new Croatian films, including six feature films, three long documentaries, seven documentaries and six short…
13-01-2023

Nosferatu Announces Dates for Prague Shooting

PRAGUE: The awaited production of Robert Eggers’ Nosferatu will start in Prague on 23 February 2023, serviced by Stillking Films. The main cast consists of Bill Skarsgard, Lily-Rose Depp and…
13-01-2023

Docu Rough Cut Boutique 2023 Launches Call for Entries

SARAJEVO: Documentary projects in advanced phase of editing can apply to the 13th edition of Docu Rough Cut Boutique till 20 January 2023. The programme is organised by the Sarajevo…
13-01-2023

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović Nominated for Directors Guild of America Awards

ZAGREB: Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović has been nominated for the Directors Guild of America Awards in the category Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director for Murina.
13-01-2023