WARSAW: Acclaimed Polish film director Krzysztof Zanussi is preparing a new feature film Ether, which will follow a military doctor at the beginning of the 20th century as he is experimenting with science in order to get power over people.
LJUBLJANA: My Last Year as a Loser / Ne bom več luzerka by Urša Menart will start shooting on 6 September 2017. The story of a 29-year-old unemployed girl, who is stuck in the midst of Slovenia's seemingly never-ending economic crisis, is Menart’s debut feature.
SOFIA: Bulgarian film director Milko Lazarov is in postproduction with his second feature film Nanook. This Bulgarian / German / French coproduction was shot in Sakha (Yakutia) Republic within the Russian Federation, known as one the coldest places on earth. The project will participate in the forthcoming CineLink Work in Progress of the Sarajevo IFF.
TBILISI: A new Indian production and the seventh project implemented within the state programme Film in Georgia is currently shooting in Georgia. The Georgian Sarke Studio is servicing.
WARSAW: Polish public broadaster TVP is currently in postproduction with a new original series City of Treasures, starring Magdalena Różdżka and Magdalena Popławska. The series will premiere in September 2017.
BRATISLAVA: Peter Bebjak is preparing to shoot his fifth feature film, the comedy / drama Emil at end of 2017. Bebjak was recently awarded best director at Karlovy Vary IFF for the Slovak / Ukrainian drama The Line.
BUCHAREST: Romantic drama See You Soon starring Liam McIntyre, Jenia Tanaeva and Harvey Keitel was shot in Romania in July 2017. This is the first feature film by David Mahmoudieh. Romania's Alien Film is servicing not only in Romania, but also in Greece and Russia.
LJUBLJANA: Consequences by writer / director Darko Štante started shooting in Ljubljana on 1 August 2017. This is the first feature film produced by Filmsko društvo Temporama, a film society established in 2012 and aiming at encouraging young filmmakers.
SKOPJE: The first season of the Macedonian series In Treatment / Na terapija has entered postproduction, with the premiere set on Sitel TV for 4 September 2017. The series is produced by Robert Naskov through Macedonia’s Kino Oko.
PRAGUE: Documentary director Martin Dušek and scriptwriter Ondřej Provazník are currently developing their highly aniticipated debut feature Old Timers, inspired by real events. This project produced by Jiří Konečný through endorfilm was introduced at Pitch & Feedback during the 52nd Karlovy Vary IFF (30 June – 8 July 2017).