Borgia begins filming in Czech Republic

Beta Films announced the start of shooting of the 12-part mini-series Borgia in Prague on 4 October 2010. With a budget of 25 million Euros, the production will be the most expensive European mini-series to date.

04-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Tigers Ain't Happy Here completes filming

Slovak director Juraj Krasnohorsky finished principal photography on his feature debut Tigers Ain't Happy Here. Shooting started in mid-August after three years of pre-production. The post-production stage will continue after additional funds are raised. Release is planned for spring 2011.

03-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies in production

Lithuanian filmmaker Algimantas Puipa is shooting a new feature film Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (Miegančių drugelių tvirtovė) based on the novel by the famous Lithuanian writer Jurga Ivanauskaitė.

30-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Domestic in development

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru (Angling/Pescuit sportiv) who is currently filming his second feature From Love With Best Intentions/Din dragoste, cu cele mai bune intenţii,is developing another feature, Domestic, which received a grant of 230,000 euro from the National Centre for Cinema (www.cncinema.abt.ro). Together with producer, Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan and 4Proof Film (www.4prooffilm.ro), Sitaru plans a 25 day shooting schedule in autumn 2011.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Ludmilla in production

The Hungarian amimated series Ludmilla produced by Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) and Solve Art Film (www.solveart.hu) is now in production, with the first episode of the 12-part series already in the post-production phase.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Vanishing Waves filming in Lithuania

Rising young Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė is currently working on her second feature film, Vanishing Waves (Aurora). Buožytė‘s first feature, The Collectress, won the Lithuanian national cinema award "Silver Crane" as Best Lithuanian Feature in 2008 and the Best Director Award at the Russian Film Festival Kinoshock (2008) and participated in more than 30 international film festivals.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: I Am You filming in Sofia

I Am You or Adriana, directed by Petar Popzlatev, is nearing the end of filming in emblematic old Sofia locations and the former Bulgarian royal summer palace on the Black Sea coast.

28-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Lidice wraps shooting

Shooting of one of the most anticipated Czech movie of 2011, the big budget historical 1940´s war movie Lidice by director Petr Nikolaev and producer Adam Dvořák of production and distribution company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz) has been completed, and the film now heads into the post-production phase, Dvořák announced.

27-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: A Step into Darkness

Atil Inac directed the award winning film A Step into Darkness, which screened in the national competition at Adana, following its premiere at the Montreal Film Festival and screenings at film festivals including Kyiv, Istanbul, Ankara, and Kerala.

26-09-2010

FNE at Adana Golden Boll Film Festival 2010 National Competition: Envy

Envy from director Zeki Demirkubuz is a story of lust, loyalty, passion and trust in 1930's Turkey. The film is adapted from an acclaimed novel by Nahid Sırri Orik.

26-09-2010