PRODCUTION: Łukasz Barczyk to Direct Historical Polish Film

POZNAN: Łukasz Barczyk has been selected by the Marshal Office of the Great Poland region to direct a film about the Great Polish Uprising, the most successful of Polish insurrections. The major historical drama will be completed before December 2013.


PRODUCTION: Night Falls in India in Preparation

BUCHAREST: Spanish director Chema Rodriguez is in preproduction with Night Falls in India, a feature based on a script he wrote together with the Romanian filmmaker Cătălin Mitulescu.


PRODUCTION: Independent Polish Comedy Shooting

WARSAW: Indie Polish filmmakers Paweł Sarbinowski and Piotr Zukowski have begun principal shooting on Heaven, a comedy about celebrity afterlife which will premiere in 2012.


PRODUCTION: Angels in Postproduction

BRATISLAVA: Slovak director Róbert Šveda (Demons) is in post-production with his second full-length feature, Angels, due for completion and release in autumn 2011.


PRODUCTION: Hrebejk Going into Production with Holy Quarternity

PRAGUE: Czech director Jan Hrebejk is set to begin a mid-October shoot on a Czech-Slovak coproduction, Holy Quarternity (Svatá čtveřice) based on an original script from best-selling Czech author Michal Viewegh. The film is produced by Rudolf Biermann´s company In Film (


PRODUCTION: Wolf in Production

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Mustaţă, who won the Golden Bear for best short film in 2008,started shooting his first feature, Lupu/Wolf in Bucharest on 26 September 2011. Shooting will wrap on 12 November.


PRODUCTION: So Far, So Good in Development

BUCHAREST: Constantin Popescu (Portrait of a Fighter as a Young Man, Principles of Life) is in the early stages of development with De-aici vă descurcaţi singuri/So Far, So Good (working title), a comedy/road movie on the script that won the first prize at the HBO/TIFF script contest in 2011.


PRODUCTION: A Polish Pawiak Prison Documentary in Production

WARSAW: Director/writer/cinematographer Andrzej Kałuszko is completing filming on Z Pawiaka (From Pawiak) a documentary devoted to the story of Polish actress Alina Janowska who was imprisonment at the German Gestapo prison, Pawiak.


PRODUCTION: TVP Shoots Doc on Costume Designer

WARSAW: Polish public broadcaster TVP is completing shooting on Oscar Candidate: Barbara Ptak, a documentary devoted to one of the legends of Polish film and television costume design.


PRODUCTION: The Hatfields and McCoys Shoots in Romania

BUCHAREST: Kevin Reynolds(The Count of Monte Cristo, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves) is directing the miniseries The Hatfields and McCoys: An American Vendetta whose shooting started in Romania on 12 September 2011 and is expecting to wrap in December.


PRODUCTION: A Fold in My Blanket Begins Filming in Georgia

Zaza Rusadze's feature debut A Fold in My Blanket produced by Zazarfilm ( began shooting 12 September 2011 in Georgia.


PRODUCTION: Wajda's Wałęsa Film to Shoot in November

WARSAW: Shoot on Andrzej Wajda's biopic Walesa, postponed by the director's recent health collapse, is set to begin in November 2011. Wajda still has not cast an actor to play the former Polish President, Lech Wałęsa.


PRODUCTION: Domestic in Preparation

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru (Pescuit sportiv/Angling, Din dragoste, cu cele mai bune intenţii/Best Intentions) is preparing to shoot his third feature, Domestic. Sitaru's second film, Best Intentions, recently won the FNE Visegrad Prix at the Jameson CineFest in Miskolc, Hungary.


PRODUCTION: Siberian Education filming in Lithuania

VILNIUS: Italian director Gabriele Salvatores is shooting English language feature film Siberian Education (Educazione Siberiana) in Vilnius, Lithuania. The film is a coproduction between Italian film company Cattleya S.r.l. ( and Lithuanian production company Nordic Productions (


Shoreline Entertainment Picks up Ipu - Convicted to Life


BUCHAREST: The new film by Bogdan Dumitrescu Dreyer Ipu - Convicted to Lif , previously known as So I Say, will be sold internationally by Shoreline Entertainment (


PRODUCTION: Polish Indie Filmmaker Piotr Matwiejczyk in Production

WROCLAW: Leading Polish independent filmmakers is shooting a comedy about the institution of marriage, Wyręczony zaręczony, which translates into a play on words "engaged" and "helped".