The Russian-German-Austrian-Czech coproduction Faust started shooting on August 17 at Točník castle in central Bohemia and in Prague's Barrandov ateliers, Barrandov Studios (www.barrandov.cz) announced.
Director/screenwriter Alexandra Gulea is in pre-production with her first feature Child-Miner (Copil-miner), with plans to begin shooting in spring 2010.
Lech Majewski has finished shooting The Mill And The Cross, one of the biggest Polish productions of the year with a cast including Charlotte Rampling, Michael York and Rutger Hauer.
Adrian Popovici is finishing post-production on The Graduates of the 3rd Millenium (Liceenii mileniului trei, working title).
Producer András Muhi, Inforg Stúdió (www.inforgstudio.hu) has annonced that Womb, the new film from Golden Leopard winner Benedek Fliegauf, will complete its final cut on August 20.
Writer/director Dan Chişu's film The Bear, winner of the Connecting Cottbus "Best Pitch Award," began filming August 3.
Slovenian director Miha Hočevar is nowadays shooting his fourth full-length movie, a teen film titled We Go Our Way.
Constantin Popescu (Tales from the Golden Age) has finished post-production of Portrait of the Fighter as a Young Man and started pre-production of Principles of Life.
Nicolae Mărgineanu is in post-production with his documentary film Surveilled by the Securitate between 1970-1980.
Janos Szasz has started pre-production on a new project, the adaptation of the novel of Agota Kristof titled Le Grand Cahier (The Big Notebook).