PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Drama The Dormant Account Ready for Preproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Miloslav Luther is preparing the production of the Slovak/Czech drama The Dormant Account / Spiaci účet. The film is produced by Marian Urban´s ALEF FILM & MEDIA in coproduction with Slovak´s UN FILM , FRAME HOUSE, and Czech´s Fulfilm and Filmové ateliéry.

18-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak Comedy Till the Summer Comes in Production

BRATISLAVA: The Slovak romantic comedy Till the Summer Comes / V lete ti poviem, ako sa mám is in production. It is the third adaptation of a bestseller by Evita Twardzik Urbaníková directed by Marta Ferencová.

12-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Peter Bebjak In Production With Czech/Slovak Shadowplay

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Peter Bebjak is shooting the Czech/Slovak thriller Shadowplay / Tieňohra. The film is produced by the Czech companies Hangar Films and Barletta, in coproduction with Slovakia´s D.N.A.

09-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Estonian Director Triin Ruumet In Preproduction With Second Feature Dark Paradise

TALLINN: Triin Ruumet, whose bold debut feature The Days That Confused won a Special Jury Prize in Karlovy Vary’s East of the West programme in 2016, is starting preproduction on her second feature Dark Paradise. The shooting is planned for August 2021.

08-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Christmas Film in Production

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director Dániel Tiszeker is filming Christmas Flame / Nagykarácsony, a classical love story between a cynical firefighter Arnold and a disorganised director of a school performance. The shooting began on 29 December 2020.

01-02-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish/German Lipstick On The Glass Moves Into Postproduction

WARSAW: Kuba Czekaj has completed the shooting on his first English language film Lipstick on the Glass, a Polish/German coproduction starring Agnieszka Podsiadlik, Bobbi Salvör Menuez and Laura Benson.

28-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Marko Šantić Starts Shooting Slovenian/Croatian/Serbian/French Wake Me

LJUBLJANA: The shooting of the Slovenian feature Wake Me / Zbudi Me, directed by Marko Šantić and produced by Vertigo, began in Jesenice on 26 January 2021. Jure Henigman, one of the most acclaimed Slovenian actors of the younger generation, plays the main role in this Slovenian/Croatian/Serbian/French drama.

28-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Soso Chkaidze’s TV Series/Feature Film Completed After 40 Years

TBILISI: Georgian film director Soso Chkhaidze's TV series/feature film Shvidkaca is being completed posthumously almost 30 years after the director’s death, and more than 40 years after he began filming. The film, whose working title is the word used to describe folk ensembles, is in the final phase of post-production. Principal photography took place In Tbilisi, Guria villages, Moscow and Stockholm from 1979 to 1987. The producer is Chkhaidze's widow, Nana Zurabishvili.

27-01-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Director Aleksandra Trepińska in Postproduction With Other People

WARSAW: Other People, a Warner Bros.- Madants coproduction based on the 2018 bestselling novel by Dorota Masłowska, has entered the post-production stage. The film directed by Aleksandra Trepińska received support from the Mazovia Warsaw Film Commission and the Polish Film Institute. It will open in cinemas in the fall of 2021.

25-01-2021

Mega Hit TV Series Besa 2 Completes Filming in Montenegro

PODGORICA: Besa 2, a continuation of one of the most successful and popular Balkan TV series, has completed the Montenegrin shoot for its second season, which began in the autumn of 2020. Besa is the only regional series with a planned remake for the Arabic-speaking audience, with more than 400 million spectators, and has redefined regional TV series production standards.

18-01-2021