FNE Podcast: Dominik Streib: Programme Coordinator of GoEast

FNE's Georgian correspondent and film critic Alexander Gabelia spoke to Dominik Streib, programme coordinator of goEast – Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, about the 22nd edition of goEast…
22-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Nejc Gazvoda Starts Shooting Father Figure

LJUBLJANA: Nejc Gazvoda’s new feature film Father Figure started shooting in his home town Novo mesto in Slovenia on 19 April 2022. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Czech…
22-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Prague IFF – Febiofest 2022 Announces Lineup

PRAGUE: The Prague International Film Festival – Febiofest has announced the programme for its 29th edition. The largest Prague film event returns to its spring dates after two years of…
22-04-2022

Last Call for Applications for Ateliers Varan Workshop in Novi Sad

NOVI SAD: After a successful workshop in Belgrade in 2021, Ateliers Varan will move this year to Novi Sad, where the workshop will take place from 13 June to 7…
22-04-2022

Latvian/Norwegian Animated Film My Favourite War in French Cinemas

RIGA: Ilze Burkovska Jacobsen's antiwar long animated film My Favourite War was released in over 40 cinemas in France on 20 April 2022. The French release had been postponed for…
21-04-2022

FNE UNIC EU Policy Update 21.04.2022

WARSAW: FNE has teamed up with the Brussels based team of the International Union of Cinemas (UNIC) to bring you regular updates on EU cinema policies that impact all industry…
21-04-2022

Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Critics’ Week 2022

PARIS: The Bosnian majority coproduction I Didn’t Make It to Love Her by Anna Fernandez De Paco and the Czech minority coproduction Scale by Joseph Pierce have been selected for…
21-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Vortex and Klondike Win 2022 Istanbul IFF

ISTANBUL: Gaspar Noé’s Vortex received the Golden Tulip trophy in the International Competition of the 41st edition of the Istanbul International Film Festival (8-19 April 2022). The Golden Tulip for…
21-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Romania/French Coproduction Metronom

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Alexandru Belc's debut feature Metronom has been selected for Cannes Un Certian Regard. The film is a teenage love story set in Romania of the 70s, when…
20-04-2022

Films from FNE Partner Countries Selected for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

PARIS: Polish, Serbian and Slovenian minority coproductions have been selected for the 54th edition of Directors’ Fortnight (Quinzaine des Réalisateurs), which will take place 18-24 May 2022 within the 75th…
20-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days 2022 Announces Winners

LIMASSOL: Utama by Alejandro Loayza Grisi, a coproduction between Bolivia, Uruguay and France, has been awarded as best film in the Glocal Images International Competition of the 20th edition of…
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First Edition of Film Festival Dedicated to Women Announced in Serbia

BELGRADE: The first edition of the International Female Film Festival Petra will take place at The Cultural Centre of Belgrade Movie Theatre from 8 to 11 December 2022. The festival…
20-04-2022

Projects from FNE Partner Countries in dok.incubator INT Workshop 2022 Selection

PRAGUE: Projects from Romania, Croatia, Czech Republic and Poland are among the eight projects selected for the dok.incubator INT workshop 2022.
20-04-2022

Netflix Interested in Documentary Series Featuring Croatia's National Football Team Captain

ZAGREB: Netflix has expressed its interest in the documentary series Captains, which will soon be released on the newly-launched FIFA+ digital platform. The series features Croatia's national football team captain…
20-04-2022

CD Projekt Switches to Unreal Engine 5 for New Witcher Game

WARSAW: Polish CD Projekt has announced another project set in The Witcher game series universe. The company will use the Unreal Engine 5 technology, which is expected to become the…
19-04-2022

FNE Podcast: Danae Stylianou: Head of Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days Cyprus Film Days

LIMASSOL: FNE spoke to Danae Stylianou, Head of Dot.on.the.Map Industry Days held 14-16 April 2022. She spoke about the first on site edition of the event, which is part of…
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Two Prizes Put Romanian VR on Immersive Innovation Map

BUCHAREST: The Romanian projects Human Violins and Tangible Utopias, directed by Fulbright alumna Ioana Mischie and produced by Storyscapes, are among the first VR projects to receive a Meta grant…
19-04-2022

OBITUARY: Czech Animator Vlasta Pospíšilová

PRAGUE: Czech animator and director Vlasta Pospíšilová, the last of Jiří Trnka's famous animators' guard, has died at the age of 87.
19-04-2022

FNE Q&A: Peter Todorov, Executive Director of Bulgarian National Film Center

SOFIA: Peter Todorov, the newly appointed Director of the Bulgarian National Film Center, spoke with Film New Europe about what he has accomplished in over a month in the office…
15-04-2022

FESTIVALS: Films from FNE Partner Countries in the Cannes’ Official Selection 2022

PARIS: New films by Jerzy Skolimowski and Cristian Mungiu have been selected for the Competition of the 75th Cannes Film Festival (17-28 May 2022), while films by Agnieszka Smoczyńska and…
15-04-2022