PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Ivan Marinović Preps Forever Hold Your Peace

PODGORICA: Montenegrin writer/director Ivan Marinović is currently in preparation with the farcical comedy Forever Hold Your Peace / Živi i zdravi, which he plans to start shooting on 13 May 2022. The film is a coproduction between Montenegro, Serbia, the Czech Republic, Croatia, North Macedonia and Slovenia.

05-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Harry Connick Jr. and Mira Sorvino Shoot US/Cypriot RomCom The Islander

NICOSIA: The South African-Cypriot writer/director Stelana Kliris is currently shooting The Islander, a romantic comedy starring Harry Connick Jr. and Mira Sorvino, in Cyprus. The film is a US/Cypriot coproduction funded by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture and supported by the Cyprus Film Commission’s incentives scheme.

04-05-2022

PRODUCTION: Canadian/Polish Drama Irena's Vow in Production

LUBLIN: Shooting is underway on Irena's Vow, a Canadian/Polish WWII drama directed by Louise Archambaul. The film is supported by the Polish Film Institute and the local government of Lublin, and it is set to premiere in 2023.

30-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Macedonian Director Agim Abdula in Postproduction with Debut Feature Koma

SKOPJE: Macedonian director Agim Abdula is currently in postproduction with his debut feature Koma, a Macedonian national film, which is set to premiere by the autumn of 2022.

29-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Ralitza Petrova Preps Bulgarian/Danish/Swedish Coproduction Lust

SOFIA: Award-winning director Ralitza Petrova is currently in preparation with her sophomore feature, Lust. A coming-of-middle-age story and a mystery psychological drama, the film follows a flawed prison officer, who inherits the debts of her deceased, estranged father. This Bulgarian/Danish/Swedish coproduction, produced by Bulgarian Aporia Filmworks, has been recently supported by Eurimages.

26-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Ivan Jović in Postproduction with Sophomore Feature

BELGRADE: Serbian director Ivan Jović is currently in postproduction with his sophomore feature Shadow of the Mediterranean / Senoviti Mediteran, a Serbian/Greek coproduction shot both in Serbia and Greece by Slovenian DoP Simon Tanšek.

25-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Jerzy Skolimowski Speaks Out Against Cruelty to Animals in New Drama EO

WARSAW: Jerzy Skolimowski’s EO, which will screen in Competition in Cannes (17-28 May 2022), is dedicated to Robert Bresson, but it is not a remake of Au hasard Balthazar (1966). This Polish/Italian coproduction focuses solely on the donkey.

22-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Slovenian Director Nejc Gazvoda Starts Shooting Father Figure

LJUBLJANA: Nejc Gazvoda’s new feature film Father Figure started shooting in his home town Novo mesto in Slovenia on 19 April 2022. The film is a coproduction between Slovenia, Czech Republic and Italy, and it is produced on the Slovenian side by Aleš Pavlin and Andrej Štritof through Perfo.

22-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Romania/French Coproduction Metronom

BUCHAREST: Romanian director Alexandru Belc's debut feature Metronom has been selected for Cannes Un Certian Regard. The film is a teenage love story set in Romania of the 70s, when the music from Radio Free Europe was providing some kind of freedom for the youth caught up in a progressively oppressive regime. The film is a Romanian/French coproduction, produced by Catalin Mitulescu through Strada Film International in coproduction with France’s Midralgar and Romania’s Chainsaw Europe.

20-04-2022

PRODUCTION: Soso Dumbadze and Elene Asatiani Prep Doc Tbilisi Civil War

TBILISI: Georgian directors Soso Dumbadze and Elene Asatiani are currently in preproduction with their collaborative long documentary Tbilisi Civil War (working title). The project was selected for the Film Mentoring Programme of the CinéDOC-Tbilisi 2022.

14-04-2022