Tim Burton’s Series Wednesday Addams Rumoured to Be Shot in Romania

BUCHAREST: The Netflix series Wednesday Addams directed by Tim Burton and starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán and Jenna Ortega, is rumoured to start shooting in Romania in October 2021.

Syndicado Picks Up Romanian Venice Days Debut Immaculate

BUCHAREST: Immaculate / Imaculat, the debut feature by Monica Stan and George Chiper-Lillemark, has been acquired by Syndicado ahead of its world premiere in the Venice Days 2021 (1-11 September…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Three Miles to the End of the World

SARAJEVO: Emanuel Parvu, double winner of the Heart of Sarajevo award, for his debut feature Meda or the Not So Bright Side of Things (FAMart Association, 2017) and short film…

PRODUCTION: Montenegro’s Brothers in Development

PODGORICA: Bojan Stijovic is in development with his feature debut Brothers / Braca, a drama written by the European Prize for Literature winner Stefan Boskovic.

FESTIVALS: Oasis Wins 2021 Herceg Novi Film Festival

HERCEG NOVI: Oasis by Ivan Ikić has been awarded the Grand Prix - Golden Mimosa at the 34th edition of the Herceg Novi Film Festival - Montenegro Film Festival. The…

PRODUCTION: Czech Drama Thinking David in Development

PRAGUE: The Czech director/writer Simon Holy is in development with his second feature film, Thinking David, an LGBT/coming-of-age drama.

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Forget the Ocean, Why Not Try Surfing These Insane River Waves

SARAJEVO: Marko Grba Singh, whose latest documentary Rampart (Nanslafu Films, 2021) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival 2021, is presenting his debut feature project Forget the Ocean, Why Not Try…

GRANTS: Film Centre of Montenegro Announces Grants

PODGORICA: The Film Centre of Montenegro has distributed 798,000 EUR as production grants to feature films, films in production, minority coproductions, animated films and documentaries.

FESTIVALS: CinéDOC-Tbilisi IDFF 2021 Announces Lineup

TBILISI: Ten titles have been selected for the International Competition section of the 9th edition of CinéDOC-Tbilisi, the most important documentary film festival in Georgia. The festival will take place…

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary IFF 2021 Announces Guests and Juries

PRAGUE: Michael Caine, Ethan Hawke, Johnny Depp, and Jan Sverak will be honoured at the 55th edition of the Karlovy Vary IFF, taking place 20 – 28 August 2021.

PRODUCTION: Tonislav Hristov Wraps Fiction Debut The Good Driver

SOFIA: The acclaimed documentary director Tonislav Hristov completed the Helsinki shooting of his fiction debut The Good Driver on 6 August 2021. The film is a coproduction between Finland’s Making…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Everything That Is Wrong with You

SARAJEVO: Urša Menart, whose debut feature My Last Year as A Loser was a great success in Slovenia, winning Best Film and Best Screenplay Awards at the national film festival,…

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Lunatic

SARAJEVO: Igor Šterk, the prominent Slovenian director whose latest film Come Along (A.A.C. Productions, 2016) premiered at CineKid in Amsterdam, is presenting his sixth feature film project Lunatic at Sarajevo…

Patra Spanou Film Picks Up Romanian Blue Moon

BUCHAREST: Alina Grigore’s debut feature Blue Moon / Crai nou has been acquired by Patra Spanou Film ahead of its world premiere in the main competition of the San Sebastian…

PRODUCTION: Levan Koguashvili in Postproduction with Documentary Georgian Pandemic

TBILISI: The Georgian director Levan Koguashvili has begun postproduction on the feature documentary Georgian Pandemic, which he shot from April 2020 to January 2021 in Georgia.

FNE at CineLink Sarajevo 2021: Gambit

SARAJEVO: Konstantin Bojanov, the Bulgarian writer/director whose first feature film Avé (2011) premiered at the Critics' Week in Cannes, and whose second feature Light Thereafter (2017) premiered in competition at…

Kids Kino Industry Launches LINK

WARSAW: Kids Kino Industry and Cinekid for Professionals are launching Producers LINK, a newly established programme for emerging producers of children’s content.

PRODUCTION: Andrei Tănase Shoots Romanian/French/Greek Tiger

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Andrei Tănase is currently shooting his debut feature Tiger, a Romanian/French/Greek coproduction involving a real tiger.

Australia Picks Up Czech Miniseries Rats

PRAGUE: The Australian TV broadcaster SBS has acquired AVOD rights for the TV mini series Rats, a Czech crime thriller from creator/writer Miro Sifra, directed by Viktor Taus and Matej…

PRODUCTION: German Television Series Sisi Films in Lithuania

VILNIUS: The German film production company Story House Pictures GmbH is shooting the television series Sisi in Lithuania. The local production company is UAB Nordic Productions. The company also worked…