PRODUCTION: The Ghosts in development

BUCHAREST: Bobby Păunescu (Francesca) is in early development with his second feature film, The Ghosts/Fantomele after completing a first draft of the script. Foreign investors and coproducers from USA, Italy and Great Britan have expressed interest in the project.

21-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Loverboy shooting in Romania

BUCHAREST: Loverboy, the second feature from Romanian director Cătălin Mitulescu is now in production.

19-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Flying Lessons starts shooting

BUCHAREST: The second feature of Moldavian filmmaker Igor Cobileanski, Flying Lessons/La limita de jos a cerului began filming 17 October 2010. The film is based on a script written by Corneliu Porumboiu (Police, Adjective) and Cobileanski, and is produced by Alexandru Teodorescu and the Romanian company Saga Film (www.sagafilm.ro).

18-10-2010

PRODUCTION: István Szabó shooting The Door

BUDAPEST: Oscar-winning Hungarian director István Szabó is mid-way through shooting a film based on the best-selling novel by Hungarian writer Magda Szabó, The Door with Academy Award winner Helen Mirren in the lead role.

18-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Gödrös in Preproduction with The Beginning of Things

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director Frigyes Gödrös is in preproduction with a Hungarian-Cuban coproduction based on Cuban magical realist writer Alejo Carpentier's novella Viaje a la Semilla (The Beginning of Things).

13-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Book Smugglers in Postproduction

VILNIUS: The Lithuanian-Irish co-production Book Smugglers (Smuigléirí Leabhar, Knygnešiai), a creative documentary bydirector Jeremiah Cullinane, is now in postproduction. The film will be completed in both 72 and 52 minute versions.

13-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Abigel in preproduction

BUDAPEST: Abigél, the first feature film based on a popular Hungarian novel for youth, is in preproduction for an August/September 2011 shoot and theatrical release in 2012.

10-10-2010

PRODUCTION: So I Say shooting postponed

BUCHAREST: Bogdan Dumitrescu Dreyer (A Cold Place In The Sun and Thalassa, Thalassa ) has postponed shooting on So I Say starring Gérard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel. Filming was originally scheduled to take place 28 August - 9 October 2010. It has been rescheduled for May - June 2011, producer Giuliano Doman told FNE.

06-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Hungarian dance film in postproduction

BUDAPEST - The Maiden Danced to Death directed by Endre Hules and filmed by Oscar-winning cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond has completed shooting in Budapest, Slovenia, and Montreal.

04-10-2010

Borgia begins filming in Czech Republic

Beta Films announced the start of shooting of the 12-part mini-series Borgia in Prague on 4 October 2010. With a budget of 25 million Euros, the production will be the most expensive European mini-series to date.

04-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Tigers Ain't Happy Here completes filming

Slovak director Juraj Krasnohorsky finished principal photography on his feature debut Tigers Ain't Happy Here. Shooting started in mid-August after three years of pre-production. The post-production stage will continue after additional funds are raised. Release is planned for spring 2011.

03-10-2010

PRODUCTION: Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies in production

Lithuanian filmmaker Algimantas Puipa is shooting a new feature film Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (Miegančių drugelių tvirtovė) based on the novel by the famous Lithuanian writer Jurga Ivanauskaitė.

30-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Domestic in development

BUCHAREST: Adrian Sitaru (Angling/Pescuit sportiv) who is currently filming his second feature From Love With Best Intentions/Din dragoste, cu cele mai bune intenţii,is developing another feature, Domestic, which received a grant of 230,000 euro from the National Centre for Cinema (www.cncinema.abt.ro). Together with producer, Monica Lăzurean-Gorgan and 4Proof Film (www.4prooffilm.ro), Sitaru plans a 25 day shooting schedule in autumn 2011.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Ludmilla in production

The Hungarian amimated series Ludmilla produced by Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) and Solve Art Film (www.solveart.hu) is now in production, with the first episode of the 12-part series already in the post-production phase.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: Vanishing Waves filming in Lithuania

Rising young Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė is currently working on her second feature film, Vanishing Waves (Aurora). Buožytė‘s first feature, The Collectress, won the Lithuanian national cinema award "Silver Crane" as Best Lithuanian Feature in 2008 and the Best Director Award at the Russian Film Festival Kinoshock (2008) and participated in more than 30 international film festivals.

29-09-2010

PRODUCTION: I Am You filming in Sofia

I Am You or Adriana, directed by Petar Popzlatev, is nearing the end of filming in emblematic old Sofia locations and the former Bulgarian royal summer palace on the Black Sea coast.

28-09-2010