PRODUCTION: Third Cvitkovič film in production

Slovenian director Jan Cvitkovič, winner of the 2001 Venice Lion of the Future for his debut Bread and Milk and 2005 Best New Director Award at San Sebastián, is in production with his third film Archeo.

17-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Judgment finds German co-producer

Bulgarian director Stephan Komandarev's production company Argo Film is co-producing his second feature film, The Judgment, with Germany's Leipzig-based LE Vision.

17-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Vlado Škafar's Father in postproduction

Following the completion of 12 shooting days during autumn, Slovenian director Vlado Škafar's debut feature film Father has moved into the postproduction phase.

16-11-2009

PRODUCTION: : If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle in postproduction

The first feature of Romanian director Florin Şerban, If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle, will wrap postproduction in Sweden in December.

11-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Zsombor Dyga shooting Run to Ground

The young Hungarian director Zsombor Dyga is shooting his new feature thriller Run to Ground.

11-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Radu Muntean films Tuesday after Christmas

Romanian filmmaker Radu Muntean began shooting Tuesday after Christmas /Marţi după Crăciun, a contemporary story about a married couple on the verge of breaking-up, on November 9.

09-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Helen Mirren to star in István Szabó film

Academy Award winner Helen Mirren will play the main role in the film in The Door for Hungarian director István Szabó.

08-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Poland's Pawlikowski comes home to shoot

UK based Polish filmmaker Paweł Pawlikowski is returning to Poland to shoot Sister of Mercy in his native language.

05-11-2009

PRODUCTION: Lidice sets filming dates

Lidice, a Czech-Polish war drama from director Alice Nellis, will begin shooting at the end of November, producer Adam Dvořák, head of production/distribution company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz), announced.

03-11-2009

Whistleblower begins filming at MediaPro Studios

The Whistelblower, Larysa Kondracki's feature debut starring Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, David Straitharn and Nikolaj Lie Kaas, started filming at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in Bucharest on October 26.

28-10-2009

Production: Animated Project Chopin in production

A Polish/British Oscar-winning animation team have started work on Project Chopin, the biggest European animation film of the year.

28-10-2009

Production: Silviu Purcărete shooting debut film Somewhere in Palilula

Internationally acclaimed stage director Silviu Purcărete makes his directorial film debut with Somewhere in Palilula, an ambitious dark comedy about life under communism. Shooting started in Bucharest on October 14.

27-10-2009

FNE FEATURE SPOTLIGHT: Janosik

The opening of Janosik. A True Story in Central Europe came after more than six years in production limbo before being resuscitated by Polish funding.

25-10-2009

Production: Women´s Temptation goes into post-production

Women´s Temptation, a comedy by director Jiří Vejdělek, moved into post-production following completion of filming on October 19.

21-10-2009

Production: Adrian Sitaru preps For Love With Best Intentions

After Angling/Pescuit sportiv, Adrian Sitaru is preparing his second feature, From Love With Best Intentions/ Din dragoste cu cele mai bune intenţii, a story about growing up in contemporary Romania.

20-10-2009

Production: Marian Crişan shoots Morgen

Short film Palme d'Or winner Marian Crişan (Megatron, 2008) is in production with his feature debut, Morgen, the story of a Romanian who goes fishing and comes home with a Kurd, at the Romanian-Hungarian border.

19-10-2009