Croatia Celebrates Shortest Day of the Year with Marathon of Short Films

ZAGREB: More than 40 titles will be screened in 25 independent cinemas across Croatia during the 10th edition of the Marathon of Short Films, which will be held 14 -…

PRODUCTION: Bruno Anković Shoots Croatian/Serbian/Slovenian Coproduction The Celebration

ZAGREB: Debut feature The Celebration / Proslava, directed by Bruno Anković and produced by Rea Rajčić through Croatia’s Eclectica in coproduction with Serbia’s Baš Čelik, Slovenia’s Vertigo and Croatia’s Spiritus…

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Vladimir Perišić Shoots French/Serbian/Luxembourg/Croatian Coproduction Starring Jasna Đuričić

BELGRADE: Serbian director Vladimir Perišić is currently in production with his sophomore feature Lost Country, which is a coproduction of France, Serbia, Luxembourg and Croatia, expected to premiere during 2023.

GRANTS: Croatia Supports Five Minority Coproductions

ZAGREB: The Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) distributed 202,400 EUR / 1.5 m HRK to five minority coproductions on 14 December 2022.

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Peter Adamcik, CEO and Lead Programmer of Slovak 3DIVISION

KOSICE: FNE spoke to Peter Adamcik, CEO and lead programmer of 3DIVISION, about their current activities as well as the state of the Slovak game development industry.

Romanian Actress Judith State Among European Shooting Stars 2023

BERLIN: Romanian actress Judith State, who starred in Cristian Mungiu’s R.M.N. is among the ten young talents selected for the European Shooting Stars 2023. The event will take place within…

LA-Based XYZ Films Acquires North America Rights to Serbian Mudbrick

BELGRADE: XYZ Films from Los Angeles has acquired the distribution rights for North America for the upcoming Serbian feature film Mudbrick / Kuća od blata.

Serbian Where the Road Leads Gets Sales Agent Ahead of Its World Premiere at Slamdance

BELGRADE: Young Serbian director Nina Ognjanović’s debut feature Where the Road Leads / Ovuda će proći put has been picked up by the US sales agent Circus Road Films ahead…

FNE Podcast: Volia Chajkouskaya: Producer, Programme Director

TALLINN: FNE correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Volia Chajkouskaya, Tallinn based Belarusian producer and filmmaker. Volia is the founder and programme director of the Northern Lights Nordic…

Treasures of Slovak Cinema on Prestigious VoD Platform LaCinetek

BRATISLAVA: Seven digitally restored classic Slovak films have been made available on the French VOD platform LaCinetek in the Hidden Treasures section. The platform is streaming in France, Switzerland, Belgium,…

Film Centre of Montenegro at Apulia Film Forum 2022

PODGORICA: Representatives of the Film Centre of Montenegro are currently attending the 13th edition of the Apulia Film Forum, which is being held in Brindisi 12 - 14 December 2022…

Successful First Edition of Month of European Film

BERLIN: European cinema has been celebrated in 35 cinemas across Europe during four weeks. The first edition of the Month of European Film met with often packed and sometimes sold…

FNE Film Meets Games: Q&A with Gorast Cvetkovski, President of Macedonian Game Developers Association - MAGDA

SKOPJE: FNE spoke with Gorast Cvetkovski, the president of the Macedonian Game Developers Association – MAGDA, about their current activities, as well as the state of the Macedonian game development…

Cultural Collaboration Between Lithuanian and Latvian Public Broadcasters

VILNIUS: Lithuania’s LRT PLIUS and Latvia’s LTV have launched a collaboration, and their cultural programmes Culture Day (Kultūros diena) and Culture News (Kultūras zinas) respectively will exchange stories every two…

PRODUCTION: Ivan Salatić Develops Sophomore Feature Melting of the Ruler

PODGORICA: Ivan Salatić is in development with his sophomore feature Melting of the Ruler / Otapanje vladara, for which it received coproduction support from Eurimages on 5 December 2022.

Applications Are Open for dok.incubator 2023

PRAGUE: Ambitious long documentaries in rough cut stage are welcome to apply for the eight-month workshop dok.incubator, whose deadline is 26 January 2023. The early bird deadline with no application…

FNE Partner Countries Win Awards at 35th European Film Awards

REYKJAVIK: Lithuanian majority coproduction Mariupolis 2 by Mantas Kvedaravičius won European Documentary, while Slovenian majority coproduction Granny’s Sexual Life by Urška Djukić and Émilie Pigeard won Short European Film at…
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PRODUCTION: Slovenian Writer/Director Petra Seliškar to Finish Body

LJUBLJANA: Petra Seliškar’s fifth long documentary Body / Telo is expected to be finished in the beginning of 2023. This Slovenian/North Macedonian/Croatian coproduction is a story dealing with resilience and…

GRANTS: Czech Republic Announces Minority Coproduction Grants

PRAGUE: The Czech Film Fund has distributed 823,215 EUR / 20 m CZK as minority coproduction grants to ten projects including five feature films, four documentaries and one animated short…

FESTIVALS: Tbilisi International Film Festival 2022 Announces Winners

TBILISI: A Room of My Own by Georgian director Soso Bliadze was awarded best feature film at the 23rd edition of the Tbilisi International Film Festival, which ran 4 -…