ZAGREB: The Macedonian-Croatian-Finnish coproduction The Liberation of Skopje, the first feature directed by the Croatian-born Hollywood star Rade Šerbedžija (Mission Impossible II, Eyes Wide Shut, Before the Rain), started principal photography in Veles, Macedonia on 31 October 2014. Šerbedžija is also starring.
PRAGUE: Shooting of Danish feature Tordenskiold, which started on Czech locations 13 October 2014, is scheduled to wrap 18 November.
ZAGREB: Outgoing chair Antonio Nuić hands over the reins of the Croatian Film Directors’ Guild to young film director Irena Škorić following the Board’s election on Monday, 29 October 2014.
BUCHAREST: Romania's newest distribution company Freeman Distribution has become the official distributor of Lionsgate/Summit in Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Czech and Slovakia.
PRAGUE: The Czech Republic stands in for Paris in Marguerite, a French period film set in the 1920‘s. The drama about a tone deaf opera singer is directed by Xavier Giannoli (In the Beginning, 2009; Superstar, 2012).
ZAGREB: Macedonian director Mitko Panov’s Wait for Me/Čekaj me, which wrapped shooting in Croatia on 18 October 2014, is the eighth international project benefitting from the film incentives scheme provided by the Croatian Audiovisual Centre in 2014.