PRODUCTION: Jurgis Matulevičius Shoots Lithuanian/Polish/Czech/Taiwanese China Sea

VILNIUS. Lithuanian director Jurgis Matulevičius is currently shooting his sophomore feature China Sea / Kinų jūra. The film is a coproduction between Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Taiwan.


PRODUCTION: Danis Tanović Wraps Shooting After the Summer

ZAGREB: Bosnian Oscar winner director Danis Tanović has wrapped shooting of his new feature film After the Summer, a regional coproduction involving Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Romania.


PRODUCTION: Estonian Director Jaak Kilmi in Postproduction with The Shadow

TALLINN: Estonian director Jaak Kilmi is currently in postproduction with his new feature film The Shadow / Vari.


PRODUCTION: Dino Mustafić in Production with Sophomore Feature The Pavilion

SARAJEVO: After a 20-year-long hiatus, Bosnian director Dino Mustafić, whose debut film Remake (Refresh) won a Special Mention at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2003, is currently in production with his second feature. The Pavilion / Paviljon is a coproduction between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, North Macedonia and Croatia, starring well-known actors Rade Šerbedžija, Miralem Zubčević, Mirjana Karanović and Ermin Bravo.


PRODUCTION: Martina Buchelová Wraps Shooting Slovak/Czech Debut Lover, Not a Fighter

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Martina Buchelová’s debut feature Lover, Not a Fighter / Milovník, nie bojovník has wrapped filming and will enter postproduction soon. This romantic tragicomedy is produced by Slovak NINJA film and Czech Unit+Sofa, and coproduced by the Radio and Television Slovakia.


PRODUCTION: Latvian and Serbian Companies Attached to Kirill Serebrennikov’s New Project Disappearance

BELGRADE: Latvia’s Forma Pro Films and Serbia’s Red Production are on board as producer and coproducer, respectively, of the new film by Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, Disappearance / DSPR (working title). German actor August Diehl stars as Josef Mengele during his years on the run from Paraguay to the jungles of Brazil.


PRODUCTION: Klaus Härö Shoots Estonian Minority Coproduction Never Alone

TALLINN: Acclaimed Finnish director/screenwriter Klaus Härö is currently shooting his feature film Never Alone / Ei koskaan yksin – Nie Allein, which is a Finnish/Swedish/Estonian/Austrian/German coproduction. The filming is taking place in Estonia, for 24 shooting days, and also in Finland.


PRODUCTION: Amerissa Basta’s Coproduction Life in a Beat Enters Postproduction

PODGORICA: Amerissa Basta’s debut feature Life in a Beat has wrapped shooting in Athens, Greece. The film is a coproduction between Greece, North Macedonia, Cyprus and Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Rasťo Boroš Enters Postproduction with Slovak/Czech/German Sluggard Clan Film

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film director Rasťo Boroš has started the postroduction of his third feature Sluggard Clan Film / Ťapákovci after a 42-day shooting which took place in July-September 2023. The film is meant to be an allegorical fresco with elements of magical realism.


PRODUCTION: Lea Podhradská Shoots Hungarian/Slovak Documentary My Father's Daughter

BUDAPEST: The Slovak-Hungarian director/writer Lea Podhradská is currently in production with the creative documentary My Father's Daughter / Apám lánya, about her sister who disappeared without a trace from Slovakia 27 years ago. The film is a Hungarian/Slovak coproduction.


PRODUCTION: Martin Gonda Shoots Green Drama Flood, a Slovak/Czech/Polish/Belgian Coproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Gonda’s debut feature Flood / Potopa is currently shooting, applying the principles of green filming. It is the second Slovak green film produced by Silverart.


PRODUCTION: Serbian-Canadian Director Sanja Živković Shoots Cat’s Cry, in the Footsteps of Goran Paskaljević

BELGRADE: The Serbian-Canadian director Sanja Živković started shooting her sophomore feature Cat’s Cry / Mačiji krik, which was supposed to be directed by Goran Paskaljević. After the legendary director passed away in September 2020, his son Vladimir Paskaljević started producing the film in coproduction with Canadian and Croatian partners.


PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Csaba Vékes Shoots Sports Comedy Starring Dallas Star Patrick Duffy

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/writer Csaba Vékes is currently in production with the sports comedy The Rebound / Lepattanó, which will premiere in September 2024. The film stars American actor Patrick Duffy, well-known for the Dallas TV series, alongside Hungarian actor Péter Scherer.


PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Nikola Vukčević Shoots Documentary on Jazz Musician Janko Nilović

PODGORICA: Montenegrin director Nikola Vukčević is currently in production with the long documentary The Sample: Return of Janko Nilović / THE SAMPLE: Povratak Janka Nilovića, which is supported by the Film Centre of Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Rajko Grlić Shoots His Last Film It All Ends Here

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian writer/director Rajko Grlić has started shooting It All Ends Here / Svemu dođe kraj, the final film of a 50-years career in which he wrote 27 scripts and directed 30 films. It All Ends Here is a coproduction between Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Danilo Šerbedžija Starts Filming NBA Star Dražen Petrović's Biopic

ZAGREB: The filming of the feature biopic Something Stronger Than Me - The Story of Dražen Petrović / Nešto jače od mene - priča o Draženu Petroviću directed by Danilo Šerbedžija, produced by Croatia’s Kinoteka in coproduction with  RTG Pictures (USA), Living Pictures (Serbia) and December (Slovenia) began in the Croatian city of Šibenik on 22 September 2023.