PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Victor Bojinov Preps Chamla

SOFIA: Victor Bojinov is preparing his second feature Chamla (aka Kingdom Chamla). The film was to start shooting on 27 April 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic the director is expected to resume work on it in early autumn.

22-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Serbian TV Series Truckers 3 Starts Filming

BELGRADE: Truckers 3 / Kamiondžije III is the first major Serbian TV show/series to start shooting after the ending of the COVID-19 state of emergency in the country. The shooting has begun in the town of Ub and its vicinity and the first of the 20 episodes is expected to air on the First Programme of the Radio Television of Serbia / RTS by the end of 2020.

15-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Estonia Coproduces Tverdovskiy’s The Conference

TALLINN: The Estonian production company Nafta Films (O-2, Melchior the ApothecaryErna at WarSecret Society of Souptown) is partnering on the Russian/Estonian coproduction The Conference. Estonia is responsible for the postproduction of the film.

12-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivaylo Penchev in Postproduction With Last Call

SOFIA: The Bulgarian director/producer Ivaylo Penchev is in the final postproduction stage of his comedy Last Call. The film was screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’Works in Progress, held online at Festival Scope.

12-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Václav Kadrnka Starts Postproduction of Czech/Slovak Saving One Who Was Dead

BRATISLAVA: Václav Kadrnka is moving into postproduction with the Czech/Slovak coproduction Saving One Who Was Dead / Správa o záchrane mŕtveho. The film received a grant from Eurimages in its latest allocation of funding.

05-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Dutch/Italian/Slovenian Pink Moon in Preproduction

LJUBLJANA: Slovenia’s Tramal Films is coproducing Floor van der Meulen's feature Pink Moon with Dutch company Kepler film and Italy’s Nefertiti Film. The film, which received a Eurimages grant, is in preproduction. The previously planned shooting was postponed due to COVID-19 and is now scheduled for the autumn of 2020.

04-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Radivoje Andrić’s Serbian/Croatian/Bulgarian How I Learned to Fly in Preproduction

BELGRADE: Radivoje Andrić is preparing to shoot How I Learned to Fly / Leto kad sam naučila da letim at the end of the summer. The Serbian/Croatian/Bulgarian coproduction received a 150,000 EUR grant from the Eurimages board.

02-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Ivailo Hristov In Postproduction with Fear

SOFIA: Bulgarian actor/director/writer Ivailo Hristov is completing the postproduction of his newest black and white feature Fear. The film screened during the 17th Sofia Meetings’ Works in Progress held online at Festival Scope on 27 – 31 May 2020.

01-06-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Merab Kokochashvili in Production with Terzo Mondo

TBILISI: The venerated Georgian film director Merab Kokochashvili is currently in production with his feature film Terzo Mondo. His 1967 film Great Green Valley / Didi Mcvane Veli (1967) is one of the most prominent films in the Georgian cinema, in which the content and form are uniquely matched.

26-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Marian Crișan Develops WWII Coming of Age Drama

BUCHAREST: The Romanian writer/director/producer Marian Crișan is currently in the financing stage with the feature film The Servant / Sluga, which is so far a Romanian/Hungarian coproduction between Crișan’s Rova Film, Hungary’s Focus Fox and Romania’s Chainsaw Europe.

25-05-2020