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Son of Sofia dominates the Greek Iris Awards

Son of Sofia dominates the Greek Iris Awards

Cyborgs: Heroes Never Die snags the main Golden Dzigas at the Ukrainian National Film Awards

Cyborgs: Heroes Never Die snags the main Golden Dzigas at the Ukrainian National Film Awards

Jan Jakub Kolski in post-production with Pardon

Jan Jakub Kolski in post-production with Pardon

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

Review: My father Is My Mother’s Brother

Review: My father Is My Mother’s Brother

The touching and powerful documentary by Ukrainian director Vadim Ikov was awarded the important Régionyon Jury Prize at Visions du Réel festival  

25/04 | Visions du Réel 2018

Review: Obey

Review: Obey

Jamie Jones’ debut feature, screening in the International Narrative Competition at Tribeca, has the 2011 London riots as a backdrop  

25/04 | Tribeca 2018

Laurence Herszberg and Francesco Capurro • Director and Talent Forum Head, Séries Mania

Interview: Laurence Herszberg and Francesco Capurro • Director and Talent Forum Head, Séries Mania

"Cinema is no longer the royal art of television, TV series have replaced it"

We met up with Laurence Herszberg, Executive Director of Séries Mania, and Francesco Capurro, Head of its European Projects and Talent Forum  

25/04

Review: Nato a Casal di Principe

Review: Nato a Casal di Principe

Bruno Oliviero’s film about the mysterious disappearance of Paolo Letizia in Casal di Principe in 1989 is the sorrowful tale of what it means for ordinary people to live under the reign of the Camorra  

25/04 | Film | Italy

Elle Driver prepares to charge Cannes with Girls of the Sun

Elle Driver prepares to charge Cannes with Girls of the Sun

Eva Husson’s film, which is in the running for the Palme d’Or, shines bright atop the French international sales agent’s line-up  

25/04 | Cannes 2018 | Market

Review: Loro

Review: Loro

Paolo Sorrentino delves into the conscience of the controversial politician and businessman, Silvio Berlusconi, leaving all moral commentary aside  

24/04 | Film | Italy/France

November scoops goEast’s Golden Lily

November scoops goEast’s Golden Lily

Rainer Sarnet’s film was the only fiction to win a major award, as the documentaries by Bernadett Tuza-Ritter and Mila Turajlić captured the attention of those at the Wiesbaden gathering  

25/04 | Festivals | Germany

REPORT: Czech Film Springboard 2018

REPORT: Czech Film Springboard 2018

An overview of the various works in development presented at this year’s Czech Film Springboard, which took place recently during the Finále Plzeň festival  

25/04

Jour2Fête has high hopes for To the Four Winds at Cannes

Jour2Fête has high hopes for To the Four Winds at Cannes

The French sales agent is banking on a documentary revolving around Cédric Herrou, a farmer who helps migrants to cross the French-Italian border  

25/04 | Cannes 2018 | Market

2017 sees an 8.65% increase in box-office earnings in Romania

2017 sees an 8.65% increase in box-office earnings in Romania

The year ended with a total of circa 13.8 million admissions in local cinemas  

25/04 | Box office | Romania

Son of Sofia dominates the Greek Iris Awards

Son of Sofia dominates the Greek Iris Awards

Elina Psykou’s film received five trophies, while Dora Masklavanou’s Polyxeni and Pantelis Voulgaris’ The Last Note were the other two winners during the Hellenic Film Academy’s ceremony  

25/04 | Awards | Greece

Cyborgs: Heroes Never Die snags the main Golden Dzigas at the Ukrainian National Film Awards

Cyborgs: Heroes Never Die snags the main Golden Dzigas at the Ukrainian National Film Awards

The war film by Akhtem Seitablaev received six gongs and Marina Stepanska’s Falling three; Sergei Loznitsa scooped Best Director at the second Ukrainian ceremony  

25/04 | Awards | Ukraine

Romania's total number of cinemas decreases to 90

Romania's total number of cinemas decreases to 90

The market is dominated by the Cinema City network, with a market share of 61.19%  

24/04 | Exhibitors | Romania

Frédéric Jouve • Producer

Interview: Frédéric Jouve • Producer

"If we prevent originality from existing, in ten years’ time, there will be nothing left"

Producer Frédéric Jouve talks about Let the Girls Play and Les Films Velvet’s editorial line – from comedies to Rebecca Zlotowski's films  

24/04

Vertical Entertainment becomes Romania’s most prolific film distributor

Vertical Entertainment becomes Romania’s most prolific film distributor

A total of 203 movies were released in Romanian cinemas in 2017  

24/04 | Distribution | Romania

Be For Films touting Sofia and Our Struggles at Cannes

Be For Films touting Sofia and Our Struggles at Cannes

Standing out on the firm’s line-up are the film by Meryem Benm’Barek, which will be unveiled in Un Certain Regard, and the movie by Guillaume Senez, which will screen in the Critics’ Week  

24/04 | Cannes 2018 | Market

Jan Jakub Kolski in post-production with Pardon

Jan Jakub Kolski in post-production with Pardon

The movie, which unfolds in post-war Poland and is toplined by Grażyna Błecka-Kolska and Jan Jankowski, is a co-production between Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia  

24/04 | Production | Poland/Czech Republic/Slovakia

Jacek Borcuch finishes shooting Volterra in Italy

Jacek Borcuch finishes shooting Volterra in Italy

The film, set in Italy and focusing on the character of a Polish poet and Nobel Prize laureate, stars Krystyna Janda and Kasia Smutniak  

24/04 | Production | Poland

LET’S CEE Talent Academy 2018 comes to a close

LET’S CEE Talent Academy 2018 comes to a close

Natig Rasul’s short Check-In was selected as the best pitching project at the industry and training event  

24/04 | Industry | Austria

Review: Undercovered

Review: Undercovered

Nejra Latić Hulusić and Sabrina Begović-Ćorić take an in-depth look at six women who have opted to wear headscarves out of choice, for various different reasons  

24/04 | Films | Bosnia and Herzegovina

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

EFP unveils the 2018 Producers on the Move

20 European producers have been selected to take part in the networking platform during the 71st Cannes Film Festival  

24/04 | Cannes 2018 | Producers on the Move

Marios Piperides  • Director

Interview: Marios Piperides • Director

"Borders can be broken down once we recognise familiarity in the face of the unknown"

We spoke to Cypriot writer-director Marios Piperides about his feature debut, Smuggling Hendrix, which is taking part in the International Narrative Competition at Tribeca  

24/04 | Tribeca 2018

Review: Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Review: Island of the Hungry Ghosts

Christmas Island is the focus of this tale of human destruction, which has just premiered simultaneously at Tribeca and Visions du Réel  

24/04 | Tribeca 2018

MPM Premium aims to sell Rafiki

MPM Premium aims to sell Rafiki

The French company will be touching down at Cannes to sell the film by Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu, co-produced by Europe and due to be unveiled in the Un Certain Regard section  

23/04 | Cannes 2018 | Market

French VR crosses the Atlantic with French Immersion

French VR crosses the Atlantic with French Immersion

The new programme initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the USA, in partnership with UniFrance, the CNC and the Institut Français, aims to promote VR productions in the USA  

23/04 | Industry | France/USA

Review: Genesis 2.0

Review: Genesis 2.0

Christian Frei and Maxim Arbugaev's new film imagines a somewhat bizarre future that looms on the horizon like a treacherous and feverish threat  

23/04 | Visions du Réel 2018

Jens Lien’s sci-fi series Beforeigners gets funded by NFI

Jens Lien’s sci-fi series Beforeigners gets funded by NFI

Created by the Lilyhammer writing duo, Anne Bjørnstad and Eilif Skodvin, and produced by Rubicon TV, this is the first Norwegian Original Series for HBO Nordic  

23/04 | Television | Norway

Review: Srbenka

Review: Srbenka

Nebojša Slijepčević's eagerly anticipated documentary on the controversial murder of a 12-year-old girl explores the issue through work on a theatre play about the same subject  

23/04 | Visions du Réel 2018

Netflix presents a new batch of European series, and produces an Italian film

Netflix presents a new batch of European series, and produces an Italian film

Netflix announces plans for 55 new non-American productions, including European projects such as the TV series Money Heist, The Wave, Luna Nera and Antonio Morabito’s new film  

23/04 | Production | Europe

The Trial triumphs at Visions du Réel

The Trial triumphs at Visions du Réel

Other winners include Island of the Hungry Ghosts and The Still Life of Harley Prosper; Chaco has won Best Swiss Film, while the Audience Award went to When Arabs Danced  

23/04 | Visions du Réel 2018 | Awards

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