Bollywood film shoots in Latvia

Agent Vinod, Latvia and India's first-ever joint-venture film, will begin shooting on August 26 on locations in Riga, including the city centre, the Old Town, and the city's outskirts. Bollywood film studio Illuminati Films and Latvia's Film Angels Studio(www.angels.lv ) will jointly film several episodes of the Indian spy thriller for a total of some 40 minutes of film time. The budget is 10 millions USD.

12-08-2010

PRODUCTION: Hungarian Exit in preproduction

Balázs Lóth is in preproduction with his feature debut Exit, a dark Hungarian psycho-thriller in preproduction about a witness suffering of amnesia who has to search his memory to unveil the truth about a murder in the past.

12-08-2010

PRODUCTION: Magic Boys nears end of shooting

Magic Boys, which stars Michael Madsen and Vinnie Jones, will complete filming after two more shoots in London and Budapest. The film, directed by Róbert Koltai, is being shot mainly in English.

10-08-2010

PRODUCTION: Miklauzic film in post-production

Hungarian director Bence Miklauzic (Sleepwalkers, 2002) and is in post-production with his second full length feature, Children of the Green Dragon (A zöld sárkány gyermekei). The theatrical release is planned for autumn or at the next Hungarian Film Week 2011 (www.hungarianfilmweek.com).

10-08-2010

Puskás feature in preproduction

Legendary Hungarian soccer player, Ferenc Puskás is the protagonist of an ambitious feature project which is planned to be finished in 2012. Producer Ádám Neményi told film.hu that the script written by Norbert Köbli is in rewrites at Fade In Script Consulting (http://fadein.eu).

09-08-2010

Documentary Afghan Freedom is shooting in Lithuania

Director Juozas Koreivais shooting the documentary film Afghan Freedom („Afganų laisvė"). Filming is scheduled tp be completed by the beginning of November.

08-08-2010

PRODUCTION: In Treatment / În derivă series shooting

HBO Central Europe is shooting its first European series in Romania, from April until the end of August 2010. In Treatment is an adaptation of BeTipul, a series made by Hagai Levi for Israeli television. The series was previously adapted by HBO United States (www.hbo.com) as In Treatment, starring Gabriel Byrne.

02-08-2010

Weekend postponed

The shooting of Weekend by director Áron Mátyássy (winner of the main prize of the Hungarian Film Week with his first feature Utolsó idők / Last Times), is postponed until next year due to financial problems.

29-07-2010

PRODUCTION: Las Fierbinti shooting

Dragoş Buliga is in production with Las Fierbinţi, a rural comedy focusing on the machinations around the local elections in a Romanian village, involving the mayor, his deputy, a bartender, his brother, a policeman, a guy returning from Italy and a local beauty.

29-07-2010

Vlado Škafar's Debut Dad premieres at Venice Film Festival

Vlado Škafar's first feature film Dad is one of the seven films picked from more than 200 entries for this year's International Film Critics' Week (www.sicvenezia.it) held as part of the Venice Film Festival 2010. Škafar is one of the founders of Slovenian Cinémathèque and was its programme department director from 1994 to 1999. He has previously made full length-documentary films including Letter to a Child (2008) and Peterka: Year of Decision (2003).

26-07-2010