Production: Barry Gifford brings Phantom Father to Romania

The American cult screenwriter Barry Gifford (Wild at Heart, Lost Highway, City of Ghosts) plays a small part in The Phantom Father, the first feature from Lucian Georgescu, based on Gifford's story.

28-04-2009

Production: Cristi Puiu casts himself in Aurora

Cannes and Berlin awarded Romanian director Cristi Puiu is in production with his third feature, Aurora, a crime story with the director playing the lead role himself.

27-04-2009

Production: Vorel shooting Billionaire

Director, scriptwriter, master of parody and trifle, and occasional actor Tomáš Vorel will finish an eight week shoot on his new film To Catch a Billionaire (Jak ulovit miliardáře) in late May.

23-04-2009

Production: Colorado Kid in postproduction

The Hungarian-British co-production Colorado Kid, the debut feature from film critic Andras Vagvolgyi B, has moved into postproductionin England.

23-04-2009

Production: Mitulescu moves forward with Heart Shape Balloon

Cătălin Mitulescu is in pre-production with A Heart Shape Balloon (Un balon în formă de inimă), his second feature after the acclaimed debut How I Celebrated the End of the World (http://www.sfarsitullumii.ro/).

22-04-2009

Production: Stuhr duo stars in Mystification

Father and son Jerzy and Maciej Stuhr will appear in Mystification, a film about the mysterious "supposed" death of Polish artist Stanisław "Witkacy" Witkiewicz.

21-04-2009

Production: Slovak slasher starts shoot

Low-budget Slovak horror film Death Factory: First Blood (Fabrika smrti: mlada krv) began filming April 7.

20-04-2009

Production: Polish prison break story in pre-production

Trick, a new Polish crime feature from director Jan Hryniak, moves into production in May 2009.

19-04-2009

Production: Meszaros wraps Hope

Cannes, Berlin, and Venice winner Marta Meszaros has finished shooting Hope, her first film since 2004's The Unburied Man, producer Erika Tarr told FNE.

16-04-2009

Production: Magic Boys in preproduction

Director Robert Koltai (Colossal Sensation, Train Keeps a Rollin') is in preproduction with Magic Boys, an international co-production starring Michael Madsen and Adrian Paul.

15-04-2009