PRODUCTION: Attila Vidnyánszky Shoots Adaptation of Famous Hungarian Novel Very Merry

BUDAPEST: The director of the Hungarian National Theater, Attila Vidnyánszky, is currently in production with Úri muri, megazisten!, an adaptation of Zsigmond Móricz’s famous 1928 novel Very Merry / Úri muri. The production of the film is supported by the National Film Institute – Hungary (NFI).


PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca Starts Shooting Sophomore Feature Rattlesnakes

BELGRADE: Serbian Director Nikola Ljuca, whose 2016 debut feature Humidity (Dart) premiered in Berlinale Forum, started shooting his sophomore feature Rattlesnake / Zvečarke in Belgrade on 12 July 2024. This coproduction involves Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Croatia, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as Greece.


PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Boris Jurjaševič Starts Shooting Elvis Škorc, Clever Klutz

LJUBLJANA: Slovenian director Boris Jurjaševič is currently shooting his youth feature film Elvis Škorc, Clever Klutz / Elvis Škorc, genialni štor, which is financially supported by the Slovenian Film Centre.


PRODUCTION: Aris Kaplanidis and Elias Roumeliotis in Production with Animated Documentary Film The Women of 1922

NICOSIA: Greek directors and writers Aris Kaplanidis and Elias Roumeliotis are currently in production with their animated documentary film The Women of 1922 / Oi Gynaikes Tou 1922, which is a Greek/Cypriot coproduction.


PRODUCTION: Film Based on Heroic Military Mission Gets Major State Support in Hungary

BUDAPEST: The Hungarian film Operation Sámán by Zsombor Dyga will start shooting in Hungary in August 2024, benefitting from a grant of approximately 7.13 m EUR / 2.8 billion HUF from the National Film Institute – Hungary.


PRODUCTION: Danish Actress Marijana Jankovic Wraps Shooting Directorial Debut in Serbia

BELGRADE: The revered Danish film, TV and theatre actress Marijana Jankovic, who was born in Montenegro but moved with her family to Denmark as a child, has wrapped shooting her directorial debut feature Home / Hjem (working title) in Serbia. This Danish/Serbian coproduction has applied to the Serbian cash rebate scheme.


PRODUCTION: Tudor Cristian Jurgiu Preps Romanian/Italian Drama On Their Own

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Tudor Cristian Jurgiu will start shooting his third feature film On Their Own / De capul lor at the end of July 2024. The film is a Romanian/Italian coproduction produced by Tudor Giurgiu and Bogdan Crăciun of Libra Films in coproduction with Simone Catania and Francesca Portalupi of Indyca.


PRODUCTION: Emilios Avraam in Postproduction with Cypriot Feature Film Smaragda: I Got Thick Skin and I Can't Jump

NICOSIA: Cypriot director/writer Emilios Avraam is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Smaragda - I Got Thick Skin and I Can't Jump / Smaragda (Σμαράγδα), which is supported by the Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Culture.


PRODUCTION: Andrei Epure in Postproduction with Romanian/Bulgarian/French Drama Don’t Let Me Die

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Andrei Epure is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Don’t Let Me Die / Nu mă lăsa să mor, which is awaiting funding results for completion. The film continues the story of Epure’s short film Interfon 15, which premiered at Semaine de la Critique - Cannes in 2021.


PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Bojan Stijović Shoots Brothers

PODGORICA: The shooting for the Montenegrin/Serbian coproduction Brothers / Crna truba (working title) directed by Bojan Stijović is taking place in the village of Grahovo, Montenegro, throughout June 2024. The Film Centre of Montenegro and Film Center Serbia are supporting the project.


PRODUCTION: Croatian Director Antonio Nuić Shot His New Feature Entirely in Studio

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian director/screenwriter Antonio Nuić wrapped the shooting of his new feature film Loop / Petlja on 3 June 2024. The entire film was shot in 19 days in the CineCro studio (Zagreb) where, in addition to the classic filming, more than half of the shots were created using virtual scenography and LED screens.


PRODUCTION: László Nemes Starts Shooting Orphan in Budapest

BUDAPEST: Oscar-winning Hungarian director László Nemes will start shooting his third feature film, Orphan / Árva, in June 2024. French Charades and Polish New Europe Film Sales will handle the sales of the film, while Mubi has already acquired all rights in the UK and Ireland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Benelux, Latin America and Turkey.


PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Srđan Janićijević Shoots Debut Feature Butcher´s Dance

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Srđan Janićijević has started shooting his debut feature Butcher´s Dance / Kasapsko oro in the Macedonian capital of Skopje. The film is produced by Novo Makedonsko Video and New Moment, and it is supported by the North Macedonia Film Agency.


PRODUCTION: Second Season of Diary of Great Perica Films in Croatia

ZAGREB: Four years since the first season of the hit-TV show Diary of Great Perica / Dnevnik velikog Perice aired in the prime time of the Croatian Television (HRT), the second season directed by Vinko Brešan and produced by Real grupa for HRT is in the making.


PRODUCTION: Eeva Mägi’s Mo Papa Took Part in Marché du Film Goes to Cannes

TALLINN: Estonian director/writer Eeva Mägi took her new feature film Mo Papa to the Marché du Film Goes to Cannes. The Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival was among the 2024 partners of the showcase alongside film festivals from Australia, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Argentina and Taiwan.


PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Marko Naberšnik Shoots Whites Wash at Ninety

LJUBLJANA: The acclaimed Slovenian director Marko Naberšnik is currently in production with Whites Wash at Ninety / Belo se pere na devetdeset. Based on real-life events, this Slovenian/Croatian/Italian/Serbian/Macedonian/Montenegrin coproduction is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, as described in the autobiographical novel by Slovenian writer Bronja Žakelj.