Category: BALKANS

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

Bulgaria / Increased public financing for minority co-productions and national productions

Bulgarian National Film Center

The Bulgarian National Film Centre has announced an increase in its budget for production support. Unchanged for 3 years, it will increase by 11.5% in 2019, from €6.74 million to €7.52 million. The budget will be split between five categories: feature films, feature-length documentaries, short films, animated films and “small budget” films. The fund allocated …

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Serbia / Increased finance to attract international productions

Film in Serbia

The 2019 budget for financial incentives for production has increased to €7.5 million from €6.7 million in 2018. The incentives in question are rebates of 25% offered to foreign producers who shoot their films in Serbia. More than 100 projects have benefited since its creation in 2016. Thanks to these tax incentives, productions spent a …

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Greece / Call for projects for the MFI Script 2 Film Workshops

MFI Script 2 Film Workshops

The Mediterranean Film Institute has launched a call to participate in the MFI Script 2 Film Workshops. These script and project development workshops are aimed at creative teams of writers, directors and producers – either European or international. They focus on narrative development for different formats: feature films, television series and documentaries. The participants will …

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Croatia / Rendezvous at ZagrebDox from February 24th to March 3rd

Zagrebdox

The best in documentary production will be shown in Zagreb between February 24th and March 3rd during the 15th ZagrebDox festival. For 8 days short and feature-length documentaries will be screened at the Kaptol Boutique Cinema. Launched in 2005, the Zagreb International Festival of Documentary Film offers audiences a panorama of contemporary documentaries. Beyond its …

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Greece / Journalist Thomas Iacobi assaulted during a demonstration

Golden Dawn: A Personal Case

On January 20th Greek journalist Thomas Iacobi was attacked as he was covering a demonstration of between 60,000 and 100,000 people protesting against the renaming of the Republic of Macedonia. On January 25th Greek parliamentarians confirmed a new name: North Macedonia. Thomas Iacobi was hit in the face by supporters of the far-right Golden Dawn, …

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Italy – Croatia / 26th COPEAM annual conference

COPEAM

COPEAM, the Conférence Permanente pour l’Audiovisuel Méditerranéen, is a non-profit organization dedicated to dialogue and cultural cooperation across the Mediterranean region, involving the principal players of the broadcasting industry, including the public radio and television companies from 27 countries in the sector. Every year it organizes a conference which questions the role of the media …

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Serbia / The documentary “The Most Beautiful Country in the World” wins the InCE award

The Most Beautiful Country in the World

On January 22nd Serbian director Želimir Žilnik received the CEI award (Central European Initiative) at the Trieste Film Festival, an event dedicated to films from Central and Eastern Europe. This annual award, worth €3,000, is for films which look at our contemporary world and focus on dialogue between cultures. In 2018 the award went to …

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