Following The World Is Big and Salvation Lurks around the Corner, the first Bulgarian film sold in 25 territories, director Stefan Komandarev is developing a cross border drama The Judgment.
A historical adventure drama about a Lithuanian folk hero Tadas Blinda. Pradzia (www.tadasblinda.lt) directed by Donatas Ulvydas is shooting on locations throughout Lithuania.
The world release of one of the anticipated Czech criminal thriller Kajínek, based on a true criminal case of the murderer Jiří Kajínek, is postponed to August 5, producer and director Petr Jákl of J.B.J. Film Production (www.jbj-film.cz) announced.
Slovenian director Metod Pevec is filming his fourth movie, The Weight of the Sky for production company Vertigo/Emotionfilm.
A Novel for Men based on the latest novel from Czech bestselling author Michal Viewegh begins shooting on March 12, producer Rudolf Biermann from Infilm (www.infilm.cz) announced.
Somewhere in Palilula, the first feature of the acclaimed Romanian stage director Silviu Purcărete, moved into editing in mid-February, but still has six days of shooting scheduled for the end of March.
After being awarded in Cannes every year since 2004, the new Romanian cinema now has a film in the Official Competition of the Berlinale, a feature by Romanian director Florin Şerban. If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle, the debut of 35 year old director Şerban, is a Romanian-Swedish co-production between the Romanian Strada Film (www.stradafilm.ro) and the Swedish Film I Väst (http://www.filmivast.se/) and The Chimney Pot (www.thechimneypot.com).
The full length documentary Journey through Lithuania (Kelionė per Lietuvą) premieres on March 4 in Vilnius with nation-wide distribution.
Slovak director Matej Minac is in postproduction with Niicky's Family, his sequel to The Power of Good, the 2002 Emmy award winning documentary about Sir Nicholas Winton.