BUCHAREST: Romanian writer/director Cristina Iacob is in preparation with another teen film, Confessions of a Teenager / Suge-o, Ramona!, following her box office hits #selfie and #selfie 69, which topped the domestic charts in 2014 and 2016,
ZAGREB: Writer/director Bobo Jelčić is in preparation with All Alone / Sam samcat, an intimate character study and a social drama about a divorced father struggling with the legal labyrinth without breaking the parental bond. The film is a Croatian/Bosnian coproduction.
SKOPJE: Acclaimed Macedonian actor Meto Jovanovski and Serbian-Montenegrin producer/director Branko Baletic are in preparation with Fear and Love, a feature film set to shoot in September/October 2017.
VILNIUS: Leningrad Symphony, a docudrama by director Christian Frey for Beetz Filmproduktion Hamburg, begins principle photography in Lithuania on 29 November 2016. Shooting wil wrap on 4 December.
BRATISLAVA: The Slovak/Czech/Slovenian/Macedonian historical drama Piargy is moving into production after three years in development which resulted in a change of director. Czech director Ivo Trajkov began the first days of shooting on the four-seasons film in May 2016 and will continue throughout 2017.
ZAGREB: Acclaimed Croatian writer/director Ognjen Sviličić is in preparation with God in a Shoe, a drama about faith set for shooting in summer/autumn 2017.
ZAGREB: Deep Cuts, an omnibus film about violence, directed by Filip Peruzović, Filip Mojzeš and Dubravka Turić, is currently in preparation. The Croatian company Kinematograf is producing.
ZAGREB: Eduard Galić, at age 80 considered the most prolific director in Croatia with a career spanning more than 45 years, is in preparation with a new feature film, The Sixth Bus. This Croatian/Australian coproduction is set for shooting in fall 2017.
ZAGREB: Jure Pavlović is in preparation with his debut feature film Awakenings, a coproduction between Croatia, Slovenia, Germany, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
ZAGREB: Writer/director Barbara Vekarić is in preproduction with her debut feature Aleksi, a coming-of-age story set for shooting in 2017. The film is a Croatian/Serbian coproduction.