Janos Szasz has started pre-production on a new project, the adaptation of the novel of Agota Kristof titled Le Grand Cahier (The Big Notebook).
Film studio Studija 2 is preparing the theatrical release of the Lithuanian feature film Vortex (Duburys) on September 4, 2009..
Czech director Jan Svěrák, who received Oscar for Kolya in 1996, has started filming his new movie Kuky Returns (Kuky se vrací).
Marian Crişan (Palme d'Or for the short Megatron in 2008) will shoot his first feature this autumn.
Documentary filmmaker Florin Iepan (The One, the Only, the Real Tarzan; Children of the Decree; Bela Lugosi - The Fallen Vampire) is tapping a difficult subject, the massacre committed by the Romanian army on October 1941 on 20,000 Jews of Odessa.
Marcin Wrona is filming Babtism, his second feature film based on a story from the Polish criminal world.
Director and producer Petr Jákl has started shooting his "opus magnum," the big budget crime-thriller Kajínek, based on a true story of one of the most notorious Czech prisoner Jiří Kajínek.
The sequel to a Czech comedy hit, Grapes 2 (Bobule 2) by director Vlad Lanné and screenwriter Tomáš Holeček finished shooting on Sunday, July 19, distribution and production company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz) announced.
The Romanian filmmaker Radu Muntean continues his "étude des caractères" with Tuesday after Christmas, a look at the pending break-up of a ten-year marriage.
Dr Ahmet Boyacioglu, helmer of Turkey's Festival On Wheels, (www.festivalonwheels.org) has put together a top team for his first outing as a feature film director.