ZAGREB: Milan Trenc is in preparation with his third feature film Fishing and Fishermen's Conversations / Ribanje i ribarsko prigovaranje, starring Rade Šerbeđija. The film is based on the philosophic narrative poem and travelogue writings of Croatian Renaissance poet Petar Hektorović, which was first printed in Venice in 1568.
BUCHAREST: Andrei Gruzsniczki is in preparation with his third feature film Zavera. The film is a coproduction between Romania and Luxembourg, but additional coproducers are welcome.
BUCHAREST: Ioana Uricaru’s debut feature Lemonade is currently in postproduction with the premiere set for autumn 2018. The film is a Romanian/Canadian/German/Swedish coproduction produced by Cristian Mungiu through Romania’s Mobra films. Lemonade is the first Romanian film made with Canadian support since 1989.
BELGRADE: Eleven years after his first film, Miloš Avramović is shooting South Wind / Južni vetar, his sophomore feature. The film is an action thriller with strong social messages for the young in Serbia today.
WARSAW: Polish distribution company NEXT FILM is branching out with the production of its second feature film, Successful Woman, a romantic comedy directed by Robert Wichrowski.
WARSAW: Aleksander Pietrzak is working on his feature debut, comedy Juliusz produced by Giant Films, makers of Polish 2016 box office hit Planet Single by Slovenian director Mitja Okorn (Gigant Films in coproduction with TVN).
BRATISLAVA: The political drama By a Sharp Knife / Ostrým nožom completed its shooting at the end of September 2017 and is in postprodution. The film will be released in 2018.
WARSAW: Władysław Pasikowski is directing the third part of the Pitbull crime trilogy after Patryk Vega decided not to direct the last installment of his box office hit project.
PRAGUE: Oscar nominated director and producer Ondřej Trojan wrapped filming for his historical thriller Toman, which had 38 days of shooting spread across a year.
LJUBLJANA: The family drama To the Stars and Back / Do zvezd in nazaj by Marko Šantić completed shooting at the end of October 2017 and has entered postproduction. Šantić won the Best directing Vesna award in 2013 for his first feature Seduce Me (2013, RTV Slovenija).