Production: Marian Crişan preps his first feature

Marian Crişan (Palme d'Or for the short Megatron in 2008) will shoot his first feature this autumn.

27-07-2009

Production: Florin Iepan explores Odessa massacre

Documentary filmmaker Florin Iepan (The One, the Only, the Real Tarzan; Children of the Decree; Bela Lugosi - The Fallen Vampire) is tapping a difficult subject, the massacre committed by the Romanian army on October 1941 on 20,000 Jews of Odessa.

23-07-2009

Production: New Polish thriller shooting in Warsaw

Marcin Wrona is filming Babtism, his second feature film based on a story from the Polish criminal world.

23-07-2009

Production: Jakl shoots Kajinek

Director and producer Petr Jákl has started shooting his "opus magnum," the big budget crime-thriller Kajínek, based on a true story of one of the most notorious Czech prisoner Jiří Kajínek.

22-07-2009

Grapes 2 finishes shooting

The sequel to a Czech comedy hit, Grapes 2 (Bobule 2) by director Vlad Lanné and screenwriter Tomáš Holeček finished shooting on Sunday, July 19, distribution and production company Bioscop (www.bioscop.cz) announced.

21-07-2009

Production: Radu Muntean preps Tuesday after Christmas

The Romanian filmmaker Radu Muntean continues his "étude des caractères" with Tuesday after Christmas, a look at the pending break-up of a ten-year marriage.

20-07-2009

PRODUCTION: Turkish Fest Helmer Puts Together Top Team for First Outing as Director

Dr Ahmet Boyacioglu, helmer of Turkey's Festival On Wheels, (www.festivalonwheels.org) has put together a top team for his first outing as a feature film director.

19-07-2009

Production: Protector opening set for September 22

Protector, director Marek Najbrt's big-budget war psychothriller, will have its official world release on September 22 in Prague.

15-07-2009

Mother Theresa of Cats

We believe Mother Theresa of Cats to be an exceptional project that makes for a fascinating and moreover contemporary story, that deserves to be told on the big screen.

15-07-2009

Production: Miss Christina in preproduction

Director Adrian Istria d'Elner is preparing a film adaptation of Mircea Eliade's novella, Miss Christina, a romantic drama set in the 30s.

07-07-2009

Production: Tanti in postproduction

Romanian filmmaker Şerban Marinescu is completing Tanti, a contemporary drama from a script written by Mircea Daneliuc.

02-07-2009

Production: Bogdan Apetri shooting feature debut

Outskirts (Periferic) the feature debut from director Bogdan Apetri, written by Cristian Mungiu and Ioana Uricaru (Tales from the Golden Age) is in shooting through August 3.

01-07-2009

Production: Hrebejk begins Kawasaki shoot

Director Jan Hrebejk announced he has started shooting his newest film, Kawasaki´s Roses (or Roses for Kawasaki).

01-07-2009

Production: Two films based on novels from Michal Viewegh

Michal Viewegh, a best-selling Czech novelist and screenwriter is working on two film screenplays based on his books.

24-06-2009

Production: Mother Joanne of the Cats begins filming

Matka Joanna Od Kotów (Mother Joanne of the Cats) the debut feature from Paweł Sala, noted playwright and two-time Hartley-Merril Polish competition finalist, began filming June 18 in Poland.

23-06-2009

Production: Radu Mihaileanu is completing The Concert

Director Radu Mihaileanu (Train de vie, Live and Become) is completing post-production on his dramatic comedy The Concert.

21-06-2009