PRODUCTION: Lidice sets filming dates

Lidice, a Czech-Polish war drama from director Alice Nellis, will begin shooting at the end of November, producer Adam Dvořák, head of production/distribution company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz), announced.

03-11-2009

Whistleblower begins filming at MediaPro Studios

The Whistelblower, Larysa Kondracki's feature debut starring Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Straitharn and Nikolaj Lie Kaas, started filming at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in Bucharest on October 26.

28-10-2009

Production: Animated Project Chopin in production

A Polish/British Oscar-winning animation team have started work on Project Chopin, the biggest European animation film of the year.

28-10-2009

Production: Silviu Purcărete shooting debut film Somewhere in Palilula

Internationally acclaimed stage director Silviu Purcărete makes his directorial film debut with Somewhere in Palilula, an ambitious dark comedy about life under communism. Shooting started in Bucharest on October 14.

27-10-2009

FNE FEATURE SPOTLIGHT: Janosik

The opening of Janosik. A True Story in Central Europe came after more than six years in production limbo before being resuscitated by Polish funding.

25-10-2009

Production: Women´s Temptation goes into post-production

Women´s Temptation, a comedy by director Jiří Vejdělek, moved into post-production following completion of filming on October 19.

21-10-2009

Production: Adrian Sitaru preps For Love With Best Intentions

After Angling/Pescuit sportiv, Adrian Sitaru is preparing his second feature, From Love With Best Intentions/ Din dragoste cu cele mai bune intenţii, a story about growing up in contemporary Romania.

20-10-2009

Production: Marian Crişan shoots Morgen

Short film Palme d'Or winner Marian Crişan (Megatron, 2008) is in production with his feature debut, Morgen, the story of a Romanian who goes fishing and comes home with a Kurd, at the Romanian-Hungarian border.

19-10-2009

Production: Tamás Sas filming Night of the Singles

Tamás Sas (Nine and Half Dates, S.O.S. Love) is in production with a romantic comedy, Night of the Singles (Szinglik éjszakája).

16-10-2009

Production: Pigs with Wings films in Poland

Director Anna Kazejak explores the world of Polish soccer fans, where the morals and loyalty have a shape of their own, in Pigs with Wings, currently in production.

15-10-2009

Production: Constantin Popescu shoots Principles of Life

Constantin Popescu (Tales from the Golden Age) is directing Principles of Life with Vlad Ivanov (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)appearing in hi first leading role on screen.

14-10-2009

Production: New documentary co-productions from Romania

Two new Romanian feature-length documentaries exploring the country's traditional past are attracting international co-production partners.

12-10-2009

Production: Poker begins filming

 

Romanian director Sergiu Nicolaescu has started shooting Poker , an adaptation of a successful play written by Adrian Lustig and staged at the Comedy Theater in Bucharest 5 years ago.

09-10-2009

Production: Alexandru Maftei in post-production with Hello, How Are You?

The first feature from Romanian director Alexandru Maftei, Hello, How Are You?, is a romantic comedy about a husband and wife who fall in love via the internet, hiding their true identities.

07-10-2009

Francesca opens in Romania

Director Bobby Păunescu and the production team are traveling to ten towns across Romania to promote his first feature film, Francesca.

04-10-2009

Production: Thomas Ciulei moves to feature with The Show Must Go On

Award-winning documentary director Thomas Ciulei is working on his feature debut, a comedy about an actor and a filmmaker, the last artists from an imaginary country ruled by an ominous dictator.

29-09-2009