RIGA: Latvian director Dāvis Sīmanis has begun principal shooting of the Latvian/Lithuanian/Czech coproduction The Year before the War.
PRAGUE: Petr Zelenka is now shooting a feature film, the Czech/Slovak/Slovenian coproduction The Pilot / Modelář, after five years of working mostly on TV projects.
WARSAW: Jacek Bromski is in postproduction with Solid Gold, a political thriller starring Andrzej Seweryn and Janusz Gajos, inspired by one of the most controversial financial scams in the history of modern Poland.
WARSAW: Kasia Adamik, Olga Chajdas, Anna Kazejak and Anna Jadowska are teaming up to direct Erotica 2022, a futuristic drama based on a script written by Polish women.
LJUBLJANA: Darko Sinko began filming Inventory / Inventura on 17 May 2019 in Ljubljana. This drama with elements of thriller and black comedy is Sinko's first feature.
TREBON: Polish writer/director/designer/producer Agnieszka Sadurska is developing a TV special, The Wind over Aleppo. The project was presented at the recent CEE Animation Forum.
PORTOROŽ: The Slovenian/Croatian/Bosnian/Serbian coproduction Riders / Jezdeca began shooting on 19 May 2019. The road drama about two best friends in their mid-twenties is the first feature by 32-years-old Slovenian director Dominik Mencej.
TREBON: The young Serbian animation house Origin Tales will coproduce the eight-part TV series Move It or Lose It. The project was pitched by Italian director Raffaele Compagnoni and producer Feberico Riboldazzi from the Italian production company TIWI at the CEE Animation Forum, taking place during the Anifilm festival, which concluded on 12 May 2019.
TREBON: Polish production house Badi Badi builds on the international success of their previous projects with The Guardian of Legends, which was pitched at the CEE Animation Forum, taking place in tandem with the Anifilm festival of animated film, that concluded on 12 May 2019.
TBILISI: Georgian artist/director Tatia Skhirtladze has started shooting her long documentary The Encounter with co-director Anna Khazaradze as a coproduction between Austria, Georgia and Serbia.