PRODUCTION: Hungarian-Romanian Director Cristina Grosan Develops Sophomore Feature

BUDAPEST: Hungarian-Romanian director Cristina Grosan is in late development and production financing with her sophomore feature Ordinary Failures / Běžná selhání. Her first foreign language film is a Czech/Italian/Hungarian/Slovak coproduction.

30-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovak Remake of Perfect Strangers Starts Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Known Unknown / Známi neznámi, the feature debut of young Slovak director Zuzana Marianková, is entering postproduction. The remake of the 2016 Italian blockbuster Perfect Strangers is produced by Wandal Production, which has acquired rights for Slovakia and the Czech Republic, with the adaptation of the screenplay by Petr Jarchovský. 

28-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Shooting Begins on Acclaimed Latvian Book Adaptation Soviet Milk

RIGA: Ināra Kolmane’s third feature Soviet Milk / Mātes piens began shooting its first sequence on 15 September 2020.

28-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Romanian/German/Serbian Coproduction Balaur Goes into Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Octav Chelaru finished shooting his debut feature Balaur on 10 September 2020. The film was shot in Romania as a Romanian/German/Serbian coproduction and will have its premiere in 2021.

24-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Emanuel Pârvu Enters Postproduction with Mikado

BUCHAREST: Emanuel Pârvu is in postproduction with his sophomore feature Mikado / Marocco, which he shot when Romania eased the Covid restrictions, from 26 July to 23 August 2020. The main character of the film is played by Șerban Pavlu, who also stared in Pârvu's debut feature Meda or The Not So Bright Side of Things / Meda sau Partea nu prea fericită a lucrurilor (FamArt, 2017), which won the Hearts of Sarajevo for Best Director and Best Actor.

23-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Veteran Georgian Director Akaki Shanshiashvili Preps Winter’s Sorrow

TBILISI: Georgian director Akaki Shanshiashvili is currently in preproduction with the feature film Winter's Sorrow, based on the novels of famous Georgian writer Revaz Inanishvili. The film is produced by Vako Kirkitadze and Nikoloz Gugushvili through Film Asylum.

22-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Bartosz Blaschke Shoots Sonata

WARSAW: Bartosz Blaschke has begun shooting his debut film Sonata, the true story of a 14-year-old who is diagnosed with hearing loss, not autism as previously assumed, and discovers he has musical talent. The film is co-financed by the Polish Film Institute.

22-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Kinga Dębska Shoots Prequel to These Daughters of Mine

WARSAW: Kinga Dębska is working on a prequel to her critically acclaimed comedy drama These Daughters of Mine starring Adam Woronowicz, Kinga Preis, Ewa Wiśniewska. Kalejdoskop Film Studio is producing.

22-09-2020

PRODUCTION: Yevgeny Pashkevich Wraps Postproduction on What Silent Gerda Knows

RIGA: The Latvian director Yevgeny Pashkevich has completed work on his third feature length film What Silent Gerda Knows, which will premiere in the main competition at the Riga International Film Festival, running 15 - 25 October 2020.

21-09-2020

PRODUCTION: HBO Europe Series RUXX Starts Shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: The eight-episode TV series RUXX, directed by Iulia Rugină and Octav Gheorghe, and produced by HBO Europe, has started shooting in Romania. Cristian Mungiu and Tudor Reu are providing production services through Mobra Films.

16-09-2020