FESTIVALS: Tbilisi International Animation Festival 2021 Announces Winners

TBILISI: Mom by France-based director Kajika Aki Ferrazzini was awarded the Grand Prize at the 4th edition of the Tbilisi International Animation Festival, which was finally held in a hybrid…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Svaneti Residence Announces Participants

TBILISI: Six young Georgian directors are participating in the first edition of the Svaneti International Film Festival's script development residence, which will last for 20 days. The directors are working…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Runner by Andrius Blaževičius Screens at 2021 Scanorama

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius’s second feature film Runner, a Lithuanian/Czech coproduction, which was previously titled Paralysis, screens in Scanorama’s New in Lithuanian Film section at the festival which runs…
09-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Peter Kerekes Takes Top Prize at 2021 FilmFestival Cottbus

COTTBUS: Peter Kerekes’s hybrid film 107 Mothers, which weaves documentary into fiction, won the Main Prize of the 31st Cottbus Film Festival, which concluded on 7 November 2021.
08-11-2021

FNE at connecting cottbus 2021: Projects from FNE Partner Countries at coco WIP

COTTBUS: Five projects from FNE partner countries were among the six coco Works In Progress projects showcased at the 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market at …
08-11-2021

coco 2021 Best Pitch Goes to Poland’s She

COTTBUS: The Best Pitch Award of the East-West co-production market connecting cottbus (coco) went to the Polish project She presented by director Agnieszka Zwiefka and producer Izabela Igel from Harine…
08-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Zagreb Film Festival Announces 2021 Competition Programmes

ZAGREB: The 19th Zagreb Film Festival will take place 14 - 21 November 2021 in Cinema SC, Tuškanac Cinema, &TD Theatre, Urania hub and HUB 385, as well as on…
08-11-2021

FNE at Baltic Event 2021: Tallinn Presents Eight Baltic Works in Progress

TALLINN: Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event have announced the eight titles to be presented in the 2021 Baltic Event Works in Progress industry programme, which runs 23-24 November 2021.
08-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Tallinn Film Festival 2021 Exempted from Potential New COVID Restrictions

TALLINN: The government of Estonia announced on 5 November 2021 that it is granting an exemption from any additional health restrictions to the Tallinn Film Festival. The festival begins on…
08-11-2021

FESTIVALS: Five New Lithuanian Films Screen at Scanorama 2021

VILNIUS: Two feature films and three full-length documentaries will be screened in the 2021 edition of the New in Lithuanian Film section of Scanorama, running 4 – 14 November 2021.
08-11-2021

Pluto Film Acquires Srđan Dragojević’s Heavens Above

BELGRADE: The Berlin-based distribution company Pluto Films has acquired sales rights for Srđan Dragojević’s latest feature Heavens Above / Nebesa. The film had its world premiere in the main international…
08-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Ivan Ostrochovský in Preproduction with Slovak/Czech The Spring

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Ivan Ostrochovský is getting ready to start production on The Spring / Prameň. The drama about the state's interference in personal freedom will enter its first phase…
08-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Iveta Grófová Shoots Slovak/Czech/Hungarian War Drama Emma and the Death’s Head

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Iveta Grófová is currently in production with her new feature film Emma and the Death’s Head / Ema a smrtihlav. This Slovak/Czech/Hungarian historical drama had been originally…
05-11-2021

connecting cottbus 2021 Announces Winners

COTTBUS: The Polish project She directed by Agnieszka Zwiefka received the coco Best Pitch Award at the 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market of the FilmFestival…
05-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Vuk Ršumović Shoots His Sophomore Feature Dwelling Among Gods

BELGRADE: The Serbian writer/director Vuk Ršumović is currently shooting his sophomore feature Dwelling Among Gods / Među bogovima, a coproduction between Serbia, Italy and Croatia. The script is based on…
05-11-2021

FNE at connecting cottbus 2021: Projects from FNE Partner Countries at cocoPITCH

COTTBUS: Nine projects from FNE partner countries are among the 14 cocoPITCH projects showcased at the 23rd edition of connecting cottbus (coco), the East-West coproduction market at FilmFestival Cottbus, held…
05-11-2021

Leave No Traces Sold to More Territories

WARSAW: Polish sales agent New Europe Film Sales has sold the Polish/French/Czech coproduction Leave No Traces by Jan P. Matuszyński to Spain, Portugal, ex-Yugoslavia, Estonia and Slovakia.
05-11-2021

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Luka Bursać in Production with Videotheque

BELGRADE: The young Serbian director Luka Bursać is currently in production with his third feature film Videotheque / Videoteka, which has been supported by Film Center Serbia.
04-11-2021

FNE Podcast: Visegrad YR2021: Juraj Krasnohorsky: CEE Animation Workshop

FNE’s Georgian correspondent Alexander Gabelia spoke to Juraj Krasnohorsky, head of studies of the CEE Animation Workshop. CEE Animation Workshop is a year-long project development and producer skills advancement training…
04-11-2021