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BUCHAREST: When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism/Când se lasă seara peste Bucureşti sau Metabolism was sold by Wild Bunch to Cinema Guild.

ZAGREB: Kristijan Milić’s TV movie Number 55/ Broj 55 is in production on location in Zagreb for Telefilm and public broadcaster Croatian TV (HRT).

ZAGREB: Cowboys/Kauboji based on a popular Croatian play opened on 42 screens in 36 locations – a record for a Croatian film – with weaker-than-expected admissions of 8,210. It was big enough to top the week’s international hit, Gravity.

VALLETTA: Tom Hanks starrer Captain Phillips is expected to stimulate further international production in Malta following the film's ballyhooed 11 October 2013 release.

BUCHAREST: The opening record for an independent domestic film (10,200 admissions) set by Iulia Rugină’s debut feature Love Building has convinced producers Dragoş Bucur, Dorian Boguţă and Alexandru Papadopol to start developing a sequel.

FNE spoke to Nana Janelidze, appointed to run the Georgian National Film Center in March 2013, about her goals for restoring cinemas and moving ahead with the development of Georgian cinema.

ZAGREB: Nearly 200,000 EUR was awarded in coproductions and development grants in the latest round, announced on 9 October 2013.

BUCHAREST: A report released by Zenith Optimedia forecasts that the Romanian ad market will drop 3.6 percent before finally recovering in 2014.

BUCHAREST: Child's Pose by Călin Peter Netzer will be distributed in American cinemas by Zeitgeist Films starting 19 February 2014.

BUCHAREST: John Boorman, who started shooting Queen and Country in Shepperton, England, is set to continue production in Romania on 9 October 2013 with Castel Film providing facilities.