PRODUCTION: Hungarian Debut Feature Heights and Depths Halfway Through Shooting

BUDAPEST: The first part of the shooting of Heights and Depths / Magasságok és mélységek has been completed. Sándor Csoma's debut feature is about recovering from mourning and is based on real events, the tragedy of Zsolt Erőss, the most famous Hungarian mountaineer.

21-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Anna Hints in Postproduction with Estonian/French/Islandic Doc on Womanhood

TALLINN: Smoke Sauna Sisterhood, the first long documentary by Anna Hints, is currently in the editing phase. This Estonian/French/Icelandic coproduction has recently received production support from the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund.

21-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Maria Sadowska Shoots Romantic Comedy Commissioned by Polsat Group

WARSAW: Polish director Maria Sadowska is currently shooting her new romantic comedy Love on the Front Page / Miłość na pierwszą stronę, which was commissioned by Polsat Group and is set to be released in cinemas in 2022. The film stars Olga Bołądź and Piotr Stramowski.

16-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Polish Writer/Director Maciej Kawalski Shoots Dangerous Gentlemen

ZAKOPANE: Writer/director Maciej Kawalski is currently shooting his debut feature Dangerous Gentlemen, a costume crime drama starring Tomasz Kot, Marcin Dorociński, Andrzej Seweryn and Wojciech Mecwaldowski.

15-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Serbian WWII Epic The Heroes of Halyard in Production

BELGRADE: The popular Serbian actor/producer Radoš Bajić is currently in production with his latest directorial feature film, the WWII epic The Heroes of Halyard / Heroji Halijarda. A TV series The Air Bridge / Vazdušni most is being shot at the same time, stemming from the same material and also directed by Radoš Bajić.

11-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Phedon Papamichael In Postproduction with Georgian/Albanian/Greek Coproduction Light Falls

TBILISI: The Greek-born Oscar-nominated cinematographer/director Phedon Papamichael is currently in postproduction with the thriller Light Falls, which he shot during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown in Greece in 2020. The film is a Georgian/Albanian/Greek coproduction with Georgia’s EnkenyFilms involved in the project.

10-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovak/Czech Romantic Comedy Just a Lot of Love in Production

BRATISLAVA: The romantic comedy Just a Lot of Love / Hlavne veľa lásky by Slovak director Branislav Mišík, an adaptation of another bestseller by Evita Twardzik Urbaníková, is currently in production. NUNEZ NFE started shooting the film just a few days after finishing shooting another Urbaníková‘s adaptation, Till the Summer Comes / V lete ti poviem ako sa mám.

04-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Documentary Wild Slovenia Completed

LJUBLJANA: Matej Vranič completed his long documentary Wild Slovenia / Divja Slovenija, which will be released in Slovenian arthouse cinemas by Fivia in September 2021. The film also has an English version.

02-06-2021

PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Stephan Komandarev Preps Hello

SOFIA: The acclaimed Bulgarian filmmaker Stephan Komandarev is preparing his sixth feature film Hello, on low-income retirees in Bulgaria’s provinces. The project is so far a Bulgarian/German coproduction between Argo Film and 42 film, with the financial participation of Serbia’s EED productions.

31-05-2021

PRODUCTION: Latvian Director Ivars Tontegode Shoots Teenage Drama Anna LOL

RIGA: Latvian director Ivars Tontegode is currently shooting a teenage drama Anna LOL, produced by Mojo Raiser Production and KIB Kultivators. The film was supported by the National Film Centre of Latvia with a grant in the low-budget film competition from specific additional COVID-19 funding for the industry in 2020.

25-05-2021