TALLINN: Estonian writer/director Kadri Kõusaar will begin shooting her third feature, the Estonian/Swedish/Norwegian coproduction Nordic Instinct in early 2015 in Estonia and Norway.
BUCHAREST: Dinu Tănase’s Who Killed Christmas, a drama about cruelty and violence in the countryside, is set for shooting in November 2015.
TBILISI: The 15th Tbilisi International Film Festival will open on 1 December 2014 with The President shot in Georgia by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, who will present the film.
PRAGUE: Slovak/Czech/Hungarian distributor Ivan Hronec of Film Europe and Unifrance’s CEE guru Joel Chapron kicked off the 17th edition of the expanded Festival of French Films in Prague with a pre-premiere screening of Benoit Jacquot’s Three Hearts. Jacquot is also attending the festival which is honouring him with screening of eight of his films in total.
TALLINN: The portmanteau film How Far Is Europe/Moldova-Aproape-Departe, consisting of six short films directed by Pavel Cuzuioc, Dorian Boguţă, Valeriu Andriuţă, Ion Săpdaru, Igor Cobileanski and Dumitru Grosei, will be pitched at the Baltic Event during Black Nights FF (14-30 November) in Tallinn.