Production: Medal of Honor in post-production

Peter Călin Netzer (Maria) is in post-production with his second feature, Medal of Honor, the story of a 75 man who receives out of the blue a medal for his heroic achievements in the WWII.

01-06-2009

Production: Radu Gabrea in production with The Red Gloves

Romanian director Radu Gabrea continues his screen adaptations of Romanian born Saxon writer Eginald Schlattner's novels, this time with The Red Gloves (Mănuşile roşii).

01-06-2009

Production: Andrei Zincă preps Puzzle for a Blind Man

Romanian director Andrei Zincă is in preparation to film Puzzle for a Blind Man, an adaptation of Argentinian playwright Mario Diament's Blind Date for Castel Film Studios.

28-05-2009

Kerekes lines up co-producers at EFP event

Slovak director and producer Peter Kerekes found co-producers for his film on cosmonauts while participating in European Film Promotion's Producers On the Move at Cannes.

27-05-2009

Hungarian-Romanian-Swedish co-production to film in Sweden

Hungarian director Judit Elek will begin filming her Communist-era co-production Returning Home in Sweden in July.

20-05-2009

Kadar anniversary documentary in post-production

Hungarian communist era leader Janos Kadar is the subject of a documentary by Peter Muszatics, now finishing post-production.

17-05-2009

Production: William Tell: The Legend to shoot in Romania

William Tell: The Legend the second movie produced by Alison Semenza and Todd Moyer's Flagship Films will start shooting September 1 in Romania.

16-05-2009

Production: Polish-Slovenian jazz documentary in development

Polish Film Studio KALEJDOSKOP will be working with Slovenian Arcus Film on a musical documentary.

14-05-2009

Production: Excursionist filming in Lithuania

Director Audrius Juzėnas is shooting the Lithuanian feature film The Excursionist (Ekskursantė) through May 23 in Vilnius.

11-05-2009

Eastern Plays bows in Cannes

Shot in five weeks in Sofia and Istanbul, Kamen Kalev's debut Eastern Plays, a look at Sofia's underground youth life, screens at Director's Fortnight before its fall release in Bulgaria.

06-05-2009

Production: Czech-Slovak-Irish debut in post-production

Foxes (Lištičky) (www.listicky.cz), a co-production from Slovakia, Ireland and the Czech Republic written and directed by first time director Mira Fornay, has completed a half year shoot on locations in all three countries and is currently in post-production.

06-05-2009

Production: Broken Promise

SPI ( www.spi-film.sk) is handling distribution of Broken Promise, a Slovak/Czech co-production from Czech comedy director Jiri Chlumsky.

05-05-2009

Production: Bratislava stars in low-budget film

Following on the heels of Big Respect (Velky respekt), the city of Bratislava is the title star in another low budget film -- this one dealing with the city and its hip-hop subculture.

04-05-2009

Production: New "30 minutes" film wraps

Andrzej Munk Studio is wrapping up Demakijaż, a feature composed of three short movies produced for its "30 minutes" program

03-05-2009

Production: Zombie Age in preproduction

Academy Award nominated Hungarian director Geza M. Toth (Maestro) is in preproduction with the animated feature film The Zombie Age.

28-04-2009

Production: Barry Gifford brings Phantom Father to Romania

The American cult screenwriter Barry Gifford (Wild at Heart, Lost Highway, City of Ghosts) plays a small part in The Phantom Father, the first feature from Lucian Georgescu, based on Gifford's story.

28-04-2009