PRODUCTION: Lubaszenko Filming Blow Follow-up

Polish actor/director/producer Olaf Lubaszenko is near the completion of filming A Moment of Carelessness, or A Second Blow (Chwila nieuwagi, czyli drugi sztos), the sequel to his 1997 directing debut Blow. The earlier film was a swift-moving comic crime film of Poland in the 1970's. The sequel picks up in 1981 when martial law was introduced in Poland, changing the daily reality for the Polish people.

23-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Therapy Goes to Postproduction

Therapy, a 45-part Czech TV series produced by Czech HBO television (www.hbo.cz) and Stilking Films production company (www.stillking.com) finished its 95 day shoot on Saturday, 19 Febuary 2011 and goes to postproduction. Production began in September 2010. Therapy is the first TV series that HBO Czech Republic is backing as a main producer.

22-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Polish Tragedy Straight from the Sky in Production

Polish independent filmmaker Piotr Matwiejczyk is working on Straight from the Sky (Prosto z nieba), a drama based on the events of 10 April 2010, when a Polish plane carrying the President, several government officials and notable members of the academic world crashed near the Russian city Smoleńsk, and the reaction of the Polish people.

22-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Sofianites Too Much in Production

Production is underway on the new Bulgarian TV series Sofianites Too Much which is set to air in March 2011. The series, about two neighboring families, is is produced by commercial channel bTV and Dream Team Productions.

21-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Nejc Gazvoda`s A Trip in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: A Trip, the debut feature film of young Slovenian director and screenwriter Nejc Gazvoda is currently in postproduction and expected to be completed in fall 2011. The film was shot in 14 days during the summer of 2010.

17-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Blind Watching Begins Filming in May

Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski will begin shooting for his new film Blind Watching in Lisbon in May 2011. Jakimowski made the announcement at the Berlin Film Festival. The cast includes German actress Alexandra Maria Lara and an English actor Edward Hogg.

16-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Polish Comics in Film Version of Swing

GDAŃSK: Abelard Giza has begun shooting Swing, a comedy based on a hit Polish theater play, with a talented cast including Polish cabaret and stand-up comedy actors.

16-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Flying Lessons in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski (Tache) is currently editing his second feature, Flying Lessons/La limita de jos a cerului, a bittersweet drama about the friendship of two small-time drug dealers in a forgotten town of Moldova.

14-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Adalbert's Dream in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Gabriel Achim is currently in postproduction with his first feature Adalbert's Dream, a black comedy set on 8 May 1986, when Romania was usually celebrating the anniversary of the Communist Party but which was also the day after the football team Steaua Bucureşti won the Champions League.

10-02-2011

PRODUCTION: Looking For A Mare's Nest in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Dan Chişu's third feature, Looking for a Mare's Nest/Şi caii sunt verzi pe pereţi, is currently in post-production and will be finished in March 2011, in time to be submitted to the Cannes film festival, producer Giuliano Doman from Tandem Film Production (www.tandemfilm.com) told FNE.

08-02-2011