Category: BALKANS

News about audiovisual in BALKANS region (Albanie, Bosnie-Herzégovine, Croatie, Serbie, Grèce, Macédoine, Roumanie, Slovénie)

Kosovo / The Film Center’s budget explodes

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The Kosovar Film Center (KCC) is investing in the country’s film production, supporting 28 film projects this year with a combined budget of nearly 1.5 million euros. The Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport has promised funding for the KCC, announcing his office will double existing grants from €600,000 to €1.2 million. Until now, 18 …

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Croatia / HRT loses broadcasting rights for the national team’s matches

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HRT, the Croatian public broadcaster, has lost the rights to broadcast the national football team’s matches. Nova TV, the most-watched channel in the country, has acquired them for the next four years. Created in 2000, Nova TV was Croatia’s first commercial television. Its CEO, Dražen Mavrić has said he wants to develop the group further …

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Greece-United States / For the 12th consecutive year the Los Angeles Greek Film Festival honours Greek films

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The 12th LAGFF (Los Angeles Greek Film Festival) took place from June 4th to 10th presenting Greek films and their directors. There were three categories of awards: drama, documentary and short films. Dora Masclavanou won the award for Best Feature with “Poly Xeni”, Lefteris Charitos’ “Dolphin Man, in the footsteps of Jacques Mayol” won Best …

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Serbia / Film Centre Serbia allocates more than €500,000 for film production by means of a financing competition

Film Centre Serbia announced the winners of its competition for film funding, allocating amounts from €8,471 to €101,634 to nearly 15 films and projects, mainly co-productions, divided into 6 categories. Cristian Puiu’s Serbo / Romanian co-production “Manor House” received the largest sum. Sharunas Bartas’ Lithuanian / French / Serbian co-production “In the Dusk” also received …

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Macedonia / Creation of a distribution multi-platform for the cinema

In early May Cutaway, a Macedonian distribution company, inaugurated a multiplatform designed to make films available in cinemas across Croatia, Albania and Macedonia, and on two VoD platforms, Cinesquare.net and Pantaflix. This multi-national, multi-support platform is part of a project called “New forms of film distribution in the Balkans – Volume 2”, initiated by Cutaway …

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Romania / The National Film Centre allocates more than €10 million for productions

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The National Film Centre of Romania announced the list of the winners of its 2017 call for production projects. From the 200 projects submitted, 17 drama films, 15 documentaries, 10 first works and 7 animated films were selected, plus 5 drama films about the centenary of Romania’s unification. €10.7 million will be shared between these …

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Croatia / HRT and Eutelsat have signed an agreement for international broadcasting

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Croatia’s public television, HRT, has signed a multi-year agreement with the Eutelsat satellite to broadcast its HRT-HTV channel, an education, entertainment and news channel, outside the country via satellite, in this case Hotbird. The channel’s content is in Croatian, but there are also programmes in English, Spanish and German. The agreement will enable the channel …

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