PRODUCTION: Flying Lessons in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Igor Cobileanski (Tache) is currently editing his second feature, Flying Lessons/La limita de jos a cerului, a bittersweet drama about the friendship of two small-time drug dealers in a forgotten town of Moldova.


PRODUCTION: Adalbert's Dream in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Gabriel Achim is currently in postproduction with his first feature Adalbert's Dream, a black comedy set on 8 May 1986, when Romania was usually celebrating the anniversary of the Communist Party but which was also the day after the football team Steaua Bucureşti won the Champions League.


PRODUCTION: Looking For A Mare's Nest in Postproduction

BUCHAREST: Dan Chişu's third feature, Looking for a Mare's Nest/Şi caii sunt verzi pe pereţi, is currently in post-production and will be finished in March 2011, in time to be submitted to the Cannes film festival, producer Giuliano Doman from Tandem Film Production ( told FNE.



Lithuanian -Finnish co-production Barzakh ( opens the Berlinale Panorama Dokumente on 10 February 2011. The directorial debut of Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius follows the families of missing Chechens.


PRODUCTION: Emmy Winner Nanau Prepares New Documentary

BUCHAREST: Alexander Nanau, recipient of the International Emmy 2010 for The World According to Ion B, is preparing a new full length documentary, 136, which will be produced by Strada Film (


PRODUCTION: Touch Me Not in development

BUCHAREST: Writer/ director Adina Pintile is developing her first feature film, Touch Me Not, a study of the human longing for contact, with three a woman and two men fighting solitude and searching for intimacy.


PRODUCTION: Seven Acts of Mercy Shooting in Italy

Seven Acts of Mercy/Sette opere di misericordia, an Italian/Romanian co-production between Alessandro Borrelli of La Sarraz Pictures ( and Dan Burlac of Elefant Film, began shooting in Torino on 19 December 2010.


Nicky’s Family Sets Prague Premiere

PRAGUE: Nicky's Family, the sequel to director Matěj Mináč's 2002 International Emmy award-winning film Nicholas Winton - The Power of Good, will have its world premiere on 20 January 2011 in Prague. The Czech-Slovak coproduction is a full-length documentary film with dramatized reconstructions The day-long event will feature the presentation of a petition to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Winton.


PRODUCTION: Little Gypsy Witch in Production

ZAGREB: Tomislav Žaja's feature film for children and adults Little Gypsy Witch (Duh babe Ilonke, screenplay by Irena Krčelić) began shooting on 28 December 2010.


PRODUCTION: 4 Blows in Development

BUCHAREST: Writer/director Peter Kerek is developing his first feature film, 4 Blows/Patru lovituri, a fictional self-portrait told through four life-changing events in one man's life.