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Davide Abbatescianni


499 articles available in total starting from 12/09/2017. Last article published on 25/02/2021.

Oana Furdea • Distributor, Transilvania Film

Interview: Oana Furdea • Distributor, Transilvania Film

“There is an enthusiasm for cinema-going that we haven’t seen for a very, very long time”

The distribution manager of the Bucharest-based company discussed the current challenges posed by the pandemic and the Romanian film distribution landscape  

25/02 | /Romania

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for EFM title Dawn of War

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer for EFM title Dawn of War

Margus Paju's sophomore feature, a war drama set in August 1939, will be presented at this year's European Film Market, with two dedicated screenings  

25/02 | Berlinale 2021 | EFM

Ivan Kavanagh’s Son ready for release

Ivan Kavanagh’s Son ready for release

The award-winning Irish writer-director’s new horror will star Andi Matichak, Emile Hirsch and Luke David Blumm in the leading roles  

24/02 | Production | Funding | Ireland/UK/USA

Cecilie Mosli's Three Wishes for Cinderella enters production

Cecilie Mosli's Three Wishes for Cinderella enters production

Norwegian singer Astrid S will play the title role in a modern-day remake of the 1973 Czech film  

24/02 | Production | Funding | Norway

Oliver Parker’s The Great Escaper set to start principal photography in June

Oliver Parker’s The Great Escaper set to start principal photography in June

The new feature, which is about to be presented at this year’s EFM, will star Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson in the lead roles  

23/02 | Production | Funding | UK

Fortnite wraps the first-ever film festival hosted by a video game, Short Nite

Fortnite wraps the first-ever film festival hosted by a video game, Short Nite

The free-to-access, 24-hour event showcased 12 animated shorts and reached a potential audience of 350 million players  

23/02 | Shorts | USA

Lenny Abrahamson and Leanne Welham prepping new drama series Conversations with Friends

Lenny Abrahamson and Leanne Welham prepping new drama series Conversations with Friends

The 12-episode series follows the recent success of Normal People and is based on Sally Rooney’s 2017 novel of the same name  

19/02 | Production | Funding | Ireland/UK

Disney+ announces its first ten European original productions

Disney+ announces its first ten European original productions

The US streaming giant has greenlit the first slate of European productions, including projects for its international brand Star  

19/02 | Production | Funding | USA/France/Italy/Germany/Netherlands

Matīss Kaža putting the finishing touches to his second fiction feature, Neon Spring

Matīss Kaža putting the finishing touches to his second fiction feature, Neon Spring

The director’s new film, slated for release this autumn, centres on a 20-year-old woman in the wake of her parents’ separation  

18/02 | Production | Funding | Latvia

German Films presents its sixth Face to Face campaign

German Films presents its sixth Face to Face campaign

This year's showcase will host eight women in film working across a wide range of disciplines and representing a cross-section of the many creative faces of German cinema  

18/02 | Industry | Market | Germany

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