Category: BALKANS

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

Serbia – Montenegro / Candidate call: Circle Women Doc Accelerator

A training programme aimed at women directors in South East Europe, Circle Women Doc Accelerator, has launched a call for candidates. The programme was first tried out in 2017 at Montenegro’s international film festival, the Underhill Fest. Then called RAD, it was an intensive training programme offered by audiovisual professionals and intended for women directors …

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Croatia / First screening of Uspjeh, an HBO Europe production

The first original series produced in a Balkan country by the European subsidiary of the American HBO is Croatian. Entitled Uspjeh – Success – it is written by Marjan Alčevski, winner of the “HBO Adria First Draft” competition. This six-part series was shot in Zagreb, and directed by Bosnian film-maker Danis Tanovic. Uspjeh is a …

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Greece / The island of Corfu wins the Best European Film Location Award

Corfou

This year’s Best European Film Location Award was given to the island of Corfu. The Greek island was chosen through an online vote of Internet users which ended on November 30th. The island was competing against 12 other locations, including the Valle dei Calanchi, near Viterbo, Italy, the setting for Alice Rorhwacher’s Italian Happy as …

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Slovenia / Filming “Corporation” in Ljubljana

Corporation

The young director Matej Nahtigal began shooting Corporation in Ljubljana on November 9th. Taking his inspiration from the neo-noir genre and in particular 1970’s thrillers, he has set this detective film in the Slovenian capital. Nahtigal’s second feature is about a solitary police officer, Leon Gall, who decides to investigate, alone, a tie-up between private …

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Greece / The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation is financing co-productions

ERT

The Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation (ERT), the state-owned Greek radio and television corporation, will help finance 21 new co-productions, both Greek and international. This funding is the first of a series of investments decided by the new board of directors, who replaced the previous board which resigned only a day after the opening of Thessalonika International …

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Albania / Launch of Euronews Albania

Euronews Albania

On Monday, November 5th Euronews announced the launch of its first franchise, in Albania. The French group, founded in 1993 and based in Lyon, has teamed up with IN Media Group to launch “Euronews Albania”. As of next year, Euronews Albania will be offering television content and digital media targeted at Albanian-speaking viewers and Internet …

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Croatia / Zagreb Film Festival

Zagreb Film Festival

The Zagreb Film Festival was held from November 11th to 18th in 9 locations across the Croatian capital, from the Cinema Europe to the Museum of Contemporary Art. This year, its 17th, the extended festival was also present in 15 other towns, including Split and Dubrovnik. Dedicated to emerging film-makers, the festival had 5 categories: …

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