PRODUCTION: Erle Veber Shoots Estonian Documentary Art Therapy

TALLINN: The Estonian director/DoP/editor Erle Veber is currently in production with her documentary Art Therapy / Mäetamme seansid, about Estonian artist Marko Mäetamm and the healing effect of contemporary art on the spirit of both the artist and the audience.


PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Dina Duma Shoots Sophomore Feature Skateboarding Is Not for Girls

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Dina Duma has started shooting her sophomore feature Skateboarding Is Not for Girls / Skejtanjeto ne e za devojcinja in the Macedonian capital of Skopje. The film is a coproduction between North Macedonia, Belgium, Slovenia and Croatia.


PRODUCTION: Romanian Director Eugen Jebeleanu in Postproduction with Internal Zero

BUCHAREST: After his debut with Poppy Field / Câmp de maci (2020), Romanian director Eugen Jebeleanu is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Internal Zero / Interior zero, which has already been acquired by Patra Spanou.


PRODUCTION: Bosnian Director Srđan Vuletić Shoots Otter in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Bosnian director Srđan Vuletić has started shooting his new feature film Otter in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo.


PRODUCTION: Manfred Vainokivi Shoots Estonian Doc First Olympic Champion

TALLINN: Estonian director/DoP/producer Manfred Vainokivi is in production with his documentary First Olympic Champion / Esimene olümpiavõitja.


PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nenad Pavlović Shoots Sophomore Feature Wanderlust

BELGRADE: Nenad Pavlović’s sophomore feature Wanderlust / Izlet has started shooting. This black-and-white film is an adaptation of a book under the same-title written by the great Serbian painter, film director and writer Miodrag Mića Popović in 1957.


PRODUCTION: Agnieszka Holland Shoots Coproduction about Kafka

PRAGUE: The Czech/Polish/German/French film Franz directed by Agnieszka Holland is currently filming in Prague, including the area of the Old Town near Franz Kafka’s birthplace. The production in Prague started at the beginning of April 2024 and it will continue until the end of May 2024, with additional filming planned in Germany.


PRODUCTION: Ildikó Enyedi Starts Filming Silent Friend with Léa Seydoux and Tony Leung Chiu-wai

BUDAPEST: The German/French/Hungarian/Chinese coproduction Silent Friend directed by Ildikó Enyedi started shooting in Marburg, Germany on 9 April 2024. It is coproduced by Inforg-M&M Film and supported by the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI).


PRODUCTION: Dzintars Dreibergs Shoots Latvian Cold War Biopic Escape Net

RIGA: Latvian director Dzintars Dreibergs is in production with his sophomore feature Escape Net / Tīklā. TTT leģendas dzimšana, a biopic about one of the world's most successful female basketball stars: Dzidra Karamiseva, the first Latvian woman to join the USSR national team.


PRODUCTION: Igor Jelinović Enters Postproduction with Croatian/Serbian Honey Bunny

ZAGREB: Igor Jelinović has entered prostproduction with his debut feature Honey Bunny / Koke, a Croatian/Serbian coproduction supported by the national film centres of both countries.


PRODUCTION: Minos Papas Shoots Cypriot/Macedonian/US Motherwitch

SKOPJE: Cypriot writer/director Minos Papas is currently shooting his third feature film Motherwitch / Dodecameron. The film is a coproduction between Cyprus, North Macedonia and the United States.


PRODUCTION: Estonian Directors Anastasia Zazhitskaya and Margus Õunapuu in Postproduction with Documentary On Silver Heels

TALLINN: Estonian directors Anastasia Zazhitskaya and Margus Õunapuu are currently in postproduction with their documentary On Silver Heels / Hõbekontsadel, which is an independent 100% Estonian coproduction about a team of amateur female hockey players.


PRODUCTION: Stephan Komandarev Shoots Made in EU

SOFIA: The acclaimed Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev is currently in production with his seventh feature film Made in EU, which is a coproduction between Bulgaria, Germany and the Czech Republic.


PRODUCTION: Latvian Directors Raitis and Lauris Ābele in Postproduction with Latvian/American Dog of God

RIGA: The Latvian brothers and directors Raitis and Lauris Ābele are putting the final touches on their new project, an adult folk tale and rotoscope animation Dog of God / Dieva suns, for which they are looking for a sales agent.


PRODUCTION: US/Serbian War Drama Battle for Castle Itter Enters Postproduction

BELGRADE: The US/Serbian WW2 action drama Battle for Castle Itter has entered postproduction after having been entirely shot in Serbia from 15 February up to 7 March 2024. The film directed by Maximilian Elfeldt and lensed by Serbian Predrag Jočić will be released on Tubi. The production is planning to apply to Serbia’s cash rebate scheme.


PRODUCTION: Robert Kirchhoff in Production with Slovak/Czech Documentary Conspiracy of Silence

BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Robert Kirchhoff is finishing production on the Slovak/Czech documentary Conspiracy of Silence / Konšpirácia ticha, which follows the story of Alfréd Wetzler and Rudolf Vrba, two Slovak Jews who escaped from Auschwitz in April 1944 and wrote a report about the gas chambers.