LJUBLJANA: The family drama To the Stars and Back / Do zvezd in nazaj by Marko Šantić completed shooting at the end of October 2017 and has entered postproduction. Šantić won the Best directing Vesna award in 2013 for his first feature Seduce Me (2013, RTV Slovenija).
TBILISI : The French/Belgian/Georgian/Swiss coproduction Girls of the Sun directed by Eva Husson, is currently shooting in Georgia. Golshifteh Farahani and Emmanuelle Bercot play the main characters. Elle Driver is handling the sales.
BELGRAD: The first Serbian genuine science fiction film, Erdelezi Rising by Lazar Bodroža, is in postproduction and its authors are eyeing a world premiere at one of the major world film festivals this winter. Erdelezi Rising marks yet another local production supported by Film Center Serbia.
TBILISI: The new feature film by Tinatin Kajrishvili is currently in its final financing process. Citizen Saint will be a Georgian/Swedish/German coproduction with shooting set for autumn 2018.
WARSAW: Ikea Retail has commissioned and will sponsor the first Polish product placement mini-series, Dom pełen zmian / House full of changes, which will be aired by Polish private broadcaster Polsat.
BUCHAREST: Writers/directors Gabi Virginia Șarga and Cătălin Rotaru are in preproduction with their first feature film, Primum Non Nocere. Their very first short film 4:15 p.m. The End of the World was selected for Cannes short film competition in 2016.
BUCHAREST: Anca Damian is in preproduction with a new long animated film, The Extraordinary Voyage of Marona / Extraordinara calatorie a Maronei, which is a coproduction between Romania, France and Belgium.
ZAGREB: The Dutch/Belgian/Croatian film Rafael by Ben Sombogaart began a 30-day shoot on locations in Croatia on 30 September 2017
VILNIUS: The German production company Ufa Fiction (producers Benjamin Benedict, Nico Hofmann and Martin Bromber) and local service producer Ramūnas Škikas (production company Ahil) are shooting the TV drama Kruso in Lithuania for public broadcasters MDR and ARD Degeto with backing from MDM Mitteldeutsche Medien-Förderung and the Lithuanian Film Centre.
BELGRADE: Dragan Marinković is currently in postproduction with Leeches / Pijavice, his fifth feature film and his fourth collaboration with the actor Lazar Ristovski. The film is a Serbian/Croatian/Macedonian coproduction supported by Film Center Serbia.