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PRODUCTION: TV series Shadows over the Balkans shooting in Macedonia Featured

2017-05-11
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PRESPA: Serbian actor and director Dragan Bjelogrić is in production with the TV series Shadows over the Balkans / Senke nad Balkanom, a three-season political thriller drama set in the 1930s in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Production started on 1 October 2016 in Serbia where 30 percent of the shooting was completed. Scenes from the TV series are currently shooting on locations in Prespa and Bitola surroundings.

It is an international co-production between Serbia’s Cobra film, Macedonia’s Skopje Film Studio and Iskra Moscow from Russia. Radio Television of Serbia, Radio Television of Republic Srpska and the Macedonian Radio Television are coproducing. Eleven episodes of the TV series were supported by the Macedonian Film Agency with the amount of 130,000 EUR.

The shooting in Macedonia started on 7 May 2017 and it will continue later this year in Montenegro and in Russia. The first season is expected to be broadcast in fall 2017 on the national TV channels in Serbia and Macedonia.

Episodes are based on scripts written by several authors: Dragan Bjelogrlić, Danica Pajović, Dejan Stojiljković and Vladimir Kecmanović. Individual episodes are directed by Kosta Djordjević, Danilo Becković, Srdjan Spasić, Miroslav Lekić and Igor Ivanov.

The cast inludes Dragan Bjelogrlić, Andrija Kuzmanović, Marija Bergam, Goran Kicić, Nenad Jezdić, Branimir Brstina and Slobodan Boda Ninković and Macedonian actors Toni Mihajlovski, Pero Arsovski, Jana Stojanovska, Aksel Mehmet, Nikola Ristanovski, Petar Mircevski and Denis Abdula.

Production information:

Cobra Film
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Skopje Film Studio
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Credits:

Director: Dragan Bjelogrić
Scriptwriters: Dragan Bjelogrlić, Danica Pajović, Dejan Stojiljković, Vladimir Kecmanović
DoP: Ivan Kostić
Set designer: Goran Joksimović
Editor: Lazar Predojev
Costume designer: Boris Čakširan
Cast:  Dragan Bjelogrlić, Andrija Kuzmanović, Marija Bergam, Goran Kicić, Nenad Jezdić, Branimir Brstina, Slobodan Boda Ninković, Toni Mihajlovski, Pero Arsovski, Jana Stojanovska, Aksel Mehmet, Nikola Ristanovski, Petar Mircevski, Denis Abdula

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