Apply to dok.incubator 2024

PRAGUE: Editors, directors and producers are invited to apply to the 2024 edition of the dok.incubator workshop. The deadline is 25 January 2024.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Teodora Migdalovici, #TheAlternativeSchool Founder & Marius Radu, Good Game Industry’s Co-founder

BUCHAREST: In the light of the recently launched event on The Future of Gaming, dedicated to marketers and ad agencies aiming to cooperate with the gaming world, FNE spoke with…

FESTIVALS: Golden Rython Film Festival 2023 Is Underway in Bulgaria

PLOVDIV: The 27th Golden Rhyton Festival of Bulgarian Documentary and Animated Film, taking place 14 - 21 December 2023 in the city of Plovdiv, is screening a record number of…

Polish Filmmakers Criticise Netflix's Compensation Programme

WARSAW: Netflix's recent offer of additional compensation to Polish creators is facing criticism from the Association of Polish Filmmakers (SFP). The Association is concerned about the terms outlined and it…

Launch of FNE Medialink Financial Consulting Services

WARSAW: Get one to one advice on how to fund your film.

PRODUCTION: Davis Simanis’s Latvian/Lithuanian Maria's Silence Almost Ready for Berlinale’s Forum

RIGA: The Latvian director/writer/DoP Davis Simanis is putting the final touches on his new project, a powerful historical drama Maria’s Silence. The world premiere of this Latvian/Lithuanian coproduction will be…

GRANTS: Film Centre of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 1,384,000 EUR for the production of four feature films, two long documentaries, one short documentary, four short fiction films, one animated film,…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Kukla Wraps Shooting Debut Feature Fantasy

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Kukla finished shooting her debut feature Fantasy, a teenage drama based on her awarded short fiction film Sisters, produced by AAtalanta in 2021. Fantasy is a Slovenian/Macedonian…

PRODUCTION: Polish Animation Directors Marcin Wasilewski and Jacek Rokosz Prep The Shrew of Destiny

WARSAW: Polish animation directors Marcin Wasilewski and Jacek Rokosz are currently in preparation with their long animated film The Shrew of Destiny / Ryjówka przeznaczenia. This Polish/Lithuanian coproduction is a…

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian Director Giedrė Žickytė in Postproduction with Doc Both of Your Mothers

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director/writer/producer Giedrė Žickytė is currently in postproduction with her long documentary Both of Your Mothers, which is a Lithuanian/Estonian/Bulgarian coproduction.

FNE at Berlinale 2024: Berlinale’s Panorama and Forum Announce First Selected Titles

BERLIN: The documentary I’m Not Everything I Want to Be by Klára Tasovská was selected for Panorama Dokumente, while Maria's Silence by Dāvis Sīmanis and the documentary Mother and Daughter…

Head of HAVC Chris Marcich Elected EFAD President

ZAGREB: Chris Marcich, the head of the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC), was elected by the members of the board of the European Agency for Directors of Film Funds and Centers…

Arnold Schwarzenegger Will Be Back in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Hungarian media reports that Arnold Schwarzenegger will return to Budapest for the shoot of Breakout directed by Scott Waugh, whose filming stopped due to the SAG – AFTRA strike…

Serbian and Estonian Cinemas among Europa Cinemas 2023 Awards Winners

PARIS: Dvorana Kulturnog Centra Beograda (Serbia) has won Best Programming, while Andres Kauts of Tartu Elektrikteater (Estonia) has received the Entrepreneur of the Year prize at the Europa Cinemas awards…

FNE Correspondent Zoran Janković Co-Author of Critical Guide to Serbian Film 2018-2022

BELGRADE: Serbian film critics Zoran Janković and Đorđe Bajić are the authors of a new book with critical texts about all Serbian feature films shown in regular cinema distribution or…

BOX OFFICE: Sequel to Juraj Jakubisko’s Legendary Perinbaba Tops Slovak Chart

PRAGUE: In Slovakia, where the original Perinbaba has been a Christmas classic since its release, Perinbaba: Two Realms, the last film of legendary Slovak director Juraj Jakubisko, topped the local…

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Urša Menart Starts Shooting Everything That’s Wrong with You

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Urša Menart started shooting her sophomore feature Everything That's Wrong with You / Vse, kar je narobe s tabo on 12 December 2023. The 30-day shooting of…

PRODUCTION: Šimon Koudela in Postproduction with Czech/Slovak Epic Fantasy Fichtelberg

PRAGUE: The Czech director/animator Šimon Koudela is currently in postproduction with his fantastic epic Fichtelberg, which is a combination of animation and live action. This Czech/Slovak coproduction will be distributed…

PRODUCTION: Bernadette Mayer Shoots Hungarian Drama I Never See You

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian director/writer/DoP Bernadette Mayer is currently in production with her feature film I Never See You (working title) / Sose látlak. The project is a winner of the…

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Writer/Director Georgi Unkovski in Postproduction with Debut Feature DJ Ahmet

SKOPJE: Macedonian writer/director Georgi Unkovski is currently in postproduction with his debut feature DJ Ahmet, which is a coproduction between North Macedonia, the Czech Republic and Serbia.