BELGRADE: The new Serbian production company Firefly is currently in production with two quality TV drama series, The Clan directed by Boban Skerlić and Tycoon directed by Miroslav Terzić (Stiches / Šavovi).
TBILISI: Georgian director Rusudan Chkonia is starting preproduction on the Georgian/Swiss/Norwegian feature drama Venice. Rusudan Chkonia is an awarded Georgian director, who participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus and the Residence du Festival de Cannes and whose debut feature film Keep Smiling premiered in Venice.
VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius is in postproduction with his second feature film Paralysis / Paralyžius. Principle photography in Lithuania started on 15 July 2019 and wrapped on 25 August 2019.
BELGRADE: Serbian helmer Darko Bajić is shooting his new feature film Svetozar Miletić (aka Fathers of Liberty / Očevi slobode) on location in Serbia, including Belgrade, Novi Sad, Sremski Karlovci, Vršac, Subotica and Sombor.
BELGRADE: Dušan Kovačević, the most prominent Serbian dramatist of his generation, is currently in production with his new feature film titled It’s Not So Bad to Be Human / Nije loše biti čovek. The production has been supported and aided by Film Center Serbia.
BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Marek Kuboš is in production with documentary +/-90, and is working on his debut feature The Secret / Tajomstvo. Both films are produced by Kuboš‘s own production company PSYCHÉ film, which produced his recent film The Last Self-Portrait, which was a successful return after several years of creative pause.
BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak documentary director Peter Kerekes is in postproduction with Censor / Cenzorka, a Slovak/Czech/Ukrainian coproduction, which is the first fiction film of the filmmaker known for his documentaries Cooking History and 66 Seasons.
SARAJEVO: Igor Drljača, whose previous feature film The Waiting Room (TimeLapse Pictures) premiered at the Locarno Film Festival, has started postproduction on his third feature film Tabija (working title). The project was awarded the Eurimages Co-production Award at Rotterdam Film Festival’s Cinemart Co-production Market in 2014.
BUCHAREST: Director/producer and Castel Film Studios’s CEO Vlad Păunescu has completed filming on his sophomore feature The Ladder / Scara, which shot in September and October 2019. The account of Romania in the turbulent years 1989-1990 is supported by the Romanian Film Centre. The premiere has been set for 15 June 2019.
TBILISI: Georgian director Giorgi Gogichaishvili is starting preproduction on the Georgian feature film Anatori: Village of the Dead, a love story set in a village suffering from the black plague.