TALLINN: A Film Estonia is currently in production with the long animated feature Raggie / Sipsik directed by Meelis Arulepp and Karsten Kiilerich. The film is based on an Estonian children’s book by Eno Raud and it is a coproduction with Danish A.Film Production.
BUCHAREST: The third film in the Netflix series A Christmas Prince directed by John Schultz and starring Rose McIver and Ben Lamb, is currently shooting in Romania. A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby has already applied to the rebate scheme launched in Romania in 2018.
BRATISLAVA: The acclaimed Slovak director Jaro Vojtek is currently in postproduction with documentaries 7 Days / 7 dní and Earthly Paradise / Raj na Zemi (working titles). Both of them are set to premiere in the autumn of 2019 and both are supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund.
WARSAW: The documentary Freely, Mostafa Derkaoui / Librement, Mostafa Derkaoui by Sophie Delvallée, a coproduction between France, Morocco and Poland, is in its final stage of postproduction.
WARSAW: The shoot for the third season of the crime drama series The Pack / Wataha starring Leszek Lichota will start in Bieszczady on 17 February 2019. The previous seasons of the show are available on HBO services in over 20 countries.
ZAGREB: Ivona Juka will start shooting her sophomore feature in the autumn of 2019. Maslenica 93 will be the first Croatian feature to deal with the operation launched in January 1993 by the Croatian military offensive to get back territories in northern Dalmatia and Lika from Serb forces.
WARSAW: The acclaimed Polish director Jan Komasa finished shooting Suicide Room. Hater, a new cyber thriller and a sequel to his box office feature debut Suicide Room. The film will be released in the second half of 2019.
BELGRADE: The acclaimed Serbian director Goran Radovanović is in final stages of production with The Makavejev Case or Trial in a Movie Theater, a documentary on the revered Yugoslav and Serbian film author Dušan Makavejev. The film is expected to be released in the first half of 2019.
VILNIUS: The acclaimed Lithuanian director Šarūnas Bartas is currently shooting a new historical drama In The Dusk / Sutemose, focusing on the Lithuanian partisan war, which took place after WWII. The release of this Lithuanian/French/Serbian/Latvian/Czech/Portuguese coproduction is planned for the spring of 2020.
BRATISLAVA: Experienced Slovak documentary filmmaker Robert Kirchhoff deals once again with the complicated political history of the region and in the Slovak/Czech coproduction All Men Become Brothers / Všetci ľudia budú bratia he focuses on Alexander Dubček, leader of the Prague Spring 1968 and chairman of the Parliament after the Velvet Revolution. This documentary is currently entering the second phase of shooting and it should be finished by the end of 2019.