PRODUCTION: Hungarian/Slovak Coproduction Wild Roots Wins First Cut+ Prize

BRATISLAVA: MPhilms is coproducing the Hungarian/Slovak debut film Wild Roots by Hajni Kis. The film, which is supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund, won the 10,000 EUR TRT Works in Progress Award at the online edition of First Cut+ Eastern Promises on 9 July 2020.

10-07-2020

PRODUCTION: The Users at First Cut+ Works in Progress

BELGRADE: Writer/director Ivan Ikić is completing postproduction on his sophomore feature The Users / Korisnici, a coproduction between Serbia, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and France. The film was presented at First Cut+ Works in Progress at Karlovy Vary Eastern Promises, 6-8 July 2020.

10-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Polish Wiarołom in Postproduction

WARSAW: Writer/director Piotr Złotorowicz is in postproduction with the Polish drama Wiarołom for Munk Studio. The project was presented at the Karlovy Vary online Eastern Promises Works in Progress on 7 July 2020.

09-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Norwegian Burial in Production

VILNIUS: Just a Moment is producing Burial, the debut feature length creative documentary from the internationally awarded Lithuanian artist Emilija Škarnulytė. The project participated in the Eurimages Lab Project Award presentation at the online edition of Karlovy Vary Eastern Promises on 8 July 2020.

09-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Snow White Dies at the End at Works in Progress

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Kristijan Risteski presented his debut feature Snow White Dies in the End / Snezana umira na krajot at Karlovy Vary’s Eastern Promises Works in Progress on 7 July 2020.

08-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Lithuanian/Czech Runner Presented at First Cut+ Works in Progress

VILNIUS: Lithuanian director Andrius Blaževičius is in postproduction with his second feature film Runner. The Lithuanian/Czech coproduction, which was previously titled Paralysis, was introduced on 6 July 2020 at First Cut+ Works in Progress, presented as part of the online Karlovy Vary Eastern Promises programme.

08-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Immaculate at First Cut+ Works in Progress

BUCHAREST: The Romanian film Immaculate by debuting director Monica Stan and George Chiper Lillemark was presented at the online First Cut+ Works in Progress section of Karlovy Vary IFF's Eastern Promises. The film is a debut and based on the personal story of Stan’s own life.

08-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Tereza Nvotová to Begin Production on Slovak/Czech/French Nightsiren

BRATISLAVA: The young talented Slovak filmmaker Tereza Nvotová will go into production with her second fiction feature film The Nigthsiren / Svetlonoc. This Slovak/Czech/French coproduction drama received Eurimages coproduction support, announced on 6 July 2020, and a Eurimages Development Award in 2018.

07-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Georgian Field in Production

TBILISI: Georgian director Lasha Tskvitinidze’s second feature film Field was presented at Karlovy Vary’s Eastern Promises Works in Progress online session on 6 July 2020. The producers are seeking additional funding to complete the film. The director’s first feature film I Am Beso was considered a promising debut and a new statement in Georgian modern social cinema.

07-07-2020

PRODUCTION: Jan Jakub Kolski Resumes Work on The Republic Of Children

WARSAW: Work has been resumed on The Republic of Children, a fantasy drama by Jan Jakub Kolski, after a break caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

06-07-2020