TBILISI: Georgian director Irakli Metreveli is in postproduction with Roma and the Camel Man, a long documentary that he shot in Georgia from 2017 to 2019. The film is produced by Nodar Nozadze through Pansionati.
TREBON: The Polish/German team of director Eliza Plocieniak-Alvarez and film student producer Laura Messner presented their animation cut-out TV series The Very Hairy Alphabet at the CEE Animation Forum, running 6 - 8 May 2019 in tandem with Anifilm festival (7 – 12 May).
TREBON: Producer Radim Prochazka of Produkce Radim Prochazka and writer/director Petr Vodicka introduced their stop animation children’s film Babu in the Night City at the CEE Animation Forum, taking place in the Czech Republic on 8 May during the Anifilm Festival, running through 12 May 2019.
TREBON: Serbian/Canadian producer/director Vojin Vasovic and Serbian producer Milorad Kocic presented the family animated film in development Twice Upon a Time at the CEE Animation Forum on 8 May 2019, taking place during the Anifilm Festival, running through 12 May in the Czech Republic.
TREBON: Martin Kotik is developing the 3D/CGI animated film Pearl, following the success of his EFM Berlin film Harvie and the Magic Museum. He presented the project at the CEE Animation Forum on 8 May during the Anifilm Festival, which runs through 12 May 2019.
TBILISI: Georgian director Alexandre Koberidze has started shooting his new feature film Wind Has Blown, A Woman Had a Thought about Her Silk Scarf as a coproduction between Germany and Georgia.
TREBON: Czech production company Krutart and Czech TV are producing a children’s animated series, Kosmix directed by Vojtech Dudek and produced by Martin Juza.
TREBON: Bulgarian producer Lachezar Velinov and writer Alexandra Lopez-Koleva are prepping a children’s TV series The Brownies, which they pitched at the CEE Animation Forum, taking place through 8 May 2019 during the Aniflim festival (7 – 12 May) in the South Bohemian town of Trebon.
TREBON: Slovakia returns to the newly expanded CEE Animation Forum, running through 8 May 2019, with the animated TV series Street Pack, which tackles a new target audience in Slovakia: teenagers.
TBILISI: Georgian directors Tamta and Salome Khalvashi have begun postproduction on Adrift, a feature length documentary that they shot in Georgia in 2017 and 2018. The film is produced by Zaza Khalvashi whose film Namme is considered by many Georgian film critics as a pearl of modern Georgian cinema.