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 -…
16-12-2022

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…
15-12-2022

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.
15-12-2022

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.
15-12-2022

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.
15-12-2022

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…
15-12-2022

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.
14-12-2022

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…
14-12-2022

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…
14-12-2022

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,…
14-12-2022

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…
14-12-2022

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…
14-12-2022

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…
13-12-2022

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…
13-12-2022

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.
13-12-2022

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…
13-12-2022

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…
12-12-2022

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…
12-12-2022

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 -…
12-12-2022