PRODUCTION: Georgian Director Merab Kokochashvili in Production with Terzo Mondo

TBILISI: The venerated Georgian film director Merab Kokochashvili is currently in production with his feature film Terzo Mondo. His 1967 film Great Green Valley / Didi Mcvane Veli (1967) is one of the most prominent films in the Georgian cinema, in which the content and form are uniquely matched.

26-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Marian Crișan Develops WWII Coming of Age Drama

BUCHAREST: The Romanian writer/director/producer Marian Crișan is currently in the financing stage with the feature film The Servant / Sluga, which is so far a Romanian/Hungarian coproduction between Crișan’s Rova Film, Hungary’s Focus Fox and Romania’s Chainsaw Europe.

25-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Giedre Zickyte Preps New French/Lithuanian/Latvian Doc MASHA

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Giedre Zickyte is currently in preproduction with a new documentary MASHA / Maša. Main photography will take place in the autumn of 2020.

22-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Andrei Dăscălescu Wraps Production on Pandemic Project

BUCHAREST: The awarded Romanian documentary filmmaker Andrei Dăscălescu is completing production on his new project. Videograms of a Pandemic / Videograme dintr-o pandemie, which is documenting the life of people during the COVID-19 isolation through video-diaries, will be a long documentary or a mini-series, depending on finding an investor.

21-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Comedy Grandpa Goes South Postpones Shooting

LJUBLJANA: The shooting of Vinci Vogue Anžlovar's melodramatic black comedy Grandpa Goes South / Dedek gre na jug, produced by A Atalanta, has been postponed until July 2020. However, the film team remains optimistic that if there is no further delay due to the COVID-19 crisis, the film will be completed in the autumn of 2021.

19-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian/Austrian/Finnish Skiing in Scarves Overcomes Postproduction Challenges

LJUBLJANA: Haidy Kancler's first long documentary feature Skiing in Scarves / Afganistanke na smučeh has faced some challenges in postproduction because of COVID-19.

14-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Documentary Sparks in Time in Postproduction

LJUBLJANA: Jurij Gruden's Sparks in Time – Worldwide Computer Adventure / Iskre v času – Svetovni računalniški podvig has entered postproduction but is facing delays and other problems because of COVID-19. This long documentary is based on the book The Cold War for Information Technology: The Inside Story by Janez Škrubej.

07-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama Once Were Humans Completed

LJUBLJANA: Once Were Humans directed by Goran Vojnović and produced by Arsmedia, was successfully finished as planned in February 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the coproducers and the DoP were replaced during the process, but the drama about two men who get involved in human trafficking is scheduled for a domestic cinema release in the autumn of 2020.

06-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Animated Feature Coproduction Of Unwanted Things and People Continues Production

BRATISLAVA: Production continues on Of Unwanted Things and People / O nepotrebných veciach a ľuďoch, an animated feature directed by David Súkup, Ivana Laučíková, Leon Vidmar and Jean-Claude Rozec, the recent winner of the French National Festival of Animation.

04-05-2020

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Drama The Space Within Us Preps for Shooting

LJUBLJANA: Rahela Jagrič Pirc is preparing for the shooting of her first feature The Space Within Us / Vesolje med nami. This coming of age drama is expected to be shot as planned in June and July 2020.

30-04-2020