BUCHAREST: The new feature film Donbass by Sergei Loznitsa, which will open Cannes’s Un Certain Regard on 9 May 2018, is currently in postproduction. The film is a German/ French/Ukrainian/Dutch/Romanian coproduction. Most of the postproduction takes place in Bucharest at Digital Cube.
WARSAW: The acclaimed Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi is finishing his new drama Ether, a coproduction between Poland, Ukraine, Hungary and Lithuania.
VILNIUS: The Lithuanian historical psychological drama Isaac directed by Jurgis Matulevičius will wrap shooting at the end of April 2018.
WARSAW: Jacek Borcuch is currently shooting his new drama Volterra, starring the famous Polish actress Krystyna Janda. The shooting takes place in Tuscany, Italy.
BUCHAREST: The Romanian/Mexican/Japanese coproduction Drunken Fish on the Moon (working title) directed by the Japanese Kohki Hasei is expected to have a three weeks shoot in Romania in the autumn of 2018. The project is currently in the financing stage with the Romanian party represented by Metropolis Film and the producer Daniel Mitulescu. Emir Kusturica is the executive producer.
TBILISI: The shooting for a new Indian film directed by Dr Anil Viswanath and starring Southern Indian stars Naveen Chandra and Shalini Vadnikatti wrapped in Georgia in March 2018.
PRAGUE: The futuristic series Carnival Row, produced by Amazon Studios and Legendary Television, and starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, wrapped shooting in the Czech Republic on 14 March 2018. Serviced by Stillking Films, Carnival Row is among the most expensive international productions filmed in the Czech Republic since the introduction of film incentives in 2010.
WARSAW: Olga Chajdas and Agnieszka Smoczyńska are joining Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik for the shooting of 1983, the first Polish Netflix series. The 8-episode series, which is currently shooting in Poland, is set in a world where the Iron Curtain never fell.
SOFIA: Armenia’s Parallels Film Production, Bulgaria’s Jelfilm and Germany’s Clever Production are in preproduction with the first coproduction between Armenia and Bulgaria. My Grandma’s Locks is the sophomore feature by husband and wife writers/directors Hovhaness Galstyan and Marine Zakaryan, and it is based on true events.
VILNIUS: Lithuanian writer/director Marat Sargsyan is currently shooting his debut feature The Flood Won‘t Come / Tvano nebus. The project is supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre.