PRODUCTION: Lidice wraps shooting

Shooting of one of the most anticipated Czech movie of 2011, the big budget historical 1940´s war movie Lidice by director Petr Nikolaev and producer Adam Dvořák of production and distribution company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz) has been completed, and the film now heads into the post-production phase, Dvořák announced.

27-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: A Step into Darkness

Atil Inac directed the award winning film A Step into Darkness, which screened in the national competition at Adana, following its premiere at the Montreal Film Festival and screenings at film festivals including Kyiv, Istanbul, Ankara, and Kerala.

26-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Envy

Envy from director Zeki Demirkubuz is a story of lust, loyalty, passion and trust in 1930's Turkey. The film is adapted from an acclaimed novel by Nahid Sırri Orik.

26-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Breath

Breath (Nefes) directed by Levent Semerci is the first war movie about Sirnak and terrorism on the south-eastern border of Turkey. The film, with a cast of first-time actors, was produced by Fida Film (www.fidafilm.com) and Creavidi Film (www.creavidi.com).

26-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: The Voice

The Voice, about a girl who hears voices inside her head, is one of the several Turkish parapsychological horror films. The script was written by noted film critic Uygar Sirin and directed by acclaimed arthouse filmmaker Umit Unal who is also known as the scriptwriter of Istanbul Tales.

25-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: There

There, directed by Melik Saracoglu and Hakki Kurtulus, is a drama about a father and his two estranged sons who reunite following the death of their mother. The film was released in Turkey on 26 January, 2009, taking in box office of 20,000 Turkish Liras.

25-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Honey

Director/writer/producer Semih Kaplanoglu scored an international success with his film Honey, winner of the Golden Bear when it premiered at the 2010 Berlinale. It opened in Turkey on 9 April, 2010.

23-09-2010

PRODUCTION: At My Father's Home in development

Andrei Cohn is in development with his first feature, At My Father's Home, "the story of a young man put to a test by his girlfriend, who goes back to his home village where he meets his best friend and his highschool sweetheart. Everybody thinks he is somebody, but he is not," the producer Giuliano Doman told FNE.

22-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Fimfarum 3 goes into post-production

The latest installment of the popular Czech animated film series, Fimfarum 3, has completed production work on all three of its sequences and is headed into a demanding post-production phase at the end of September. Producer Martin Vandas of production Maurfilm company (www.maurfilm.com) announced that the film will be ready in time for a February 10, 2011 release date.

19-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Looking For A Mare's Nest in shooting

BUCHAREST: The new feature of Dan Chişu (Websitestory) is the story of a storekeeper who becomes unemployed when the warehouse where he used to work for 15 years sees the new lights of the informatics. He than starts an intensive computer course wich will change his life. His destiny interwines with the destiny of an adolescent helped by a girl to find his father.

19-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Hrebejk's Innocence films in Prague

Czech director Jan Hrebejk currently shootinging Innocence, a crime psychdrama written by his longtime collaborator Petr Jarchovsky. Filming, taking place in Prague, will continue through October 10, with a January 20, 2011, release date planned.

19-09-2010

PRODUCTION: The Japanese Dog in development

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Tudor Jurgiu is in development on his first feature, The Japanese Dog (Câinele japonez), about an old man, Costache Moldu, who tries to connect with his estranged son after a flood has swept away his wife and house. The script, by Ioan Antoci won the HBO Romania script contest in 2008 and the Krzysztof Kieslowski ScripTeast Award (www.scripteast.pl ) in 2009.

17-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Janusz Zaorski shoots a historic drama

WARSAW: Janusz Zaorski had just ended the first part of principal photography for Polish Sibiriad (Syberiada Polska), about a dark episode in the Polish history - the fate of Poles who were deported by the Soviet NKVD to Siberia in 1940.

17-09-2010

PRODUCTION: New Polish thriller has all-star cast

WARSAW: Józef and Michal Skolimowscy, in the midst of shooting Ixjana Z piekła rodem (Ixjana Straight from Hell), are working with an all-star cast for their first major feature project.

16-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Polish-American drama in post production

WARSAW: Wieslaw Saniewski has wrapped shooting of The Winner, one of the most anticipated Polish productions of the year. The Polish-American drama revolves around a talented young pianist, an American of Polish descent who breaks his European tour contract and falls into debt. In his struggle to repay on time he meets an eccentric retired professor of mathematics, who introduces him to the world of horse track gambling.

14-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Pre-war Warsaw reconstructed in 3D

WARSAW: The production stage has just ended for the first part of the Warsaw 1935 trilogy, an ambitious project of 3D reconstruction of the Polish capital.

14-09-2010