PRODUCTION: Swedish Crime Series With One Eye Open Shoots in Lithuania

VILNIUS. The Swedish production company Nice Drama, in coproduction with UK-based Twelve Town and with support from Nordisk Film & TV Fond, are shooting the eight-part action thriller With One Eye Open / Neprarask budrumo in Lithuania.


PRODUCTION: Bartosz Prokopowicz in Postproduction with New Rom-om

WARSAW: Polish director Bartosz Prokopowicz has started postproduction on his new project, the romantic comedy Happiness Comes in Pairs / Szczęścia chodzą parami. The director is best known for his drama Chemo produced by Filmokracja in 2015  which achieved international recognition.


PRODUCTION: Aik Karapetian Shoots Latvian/Belgian Coproduction Samuel’s Travels

RIGA: Aik Karapetian started shooting his fourth feature film, the dark comedy Samuel’s Travels, on 8 August 2020. The film is produced by Gints Grūbe through Mistrus Media (Latvia) and coproduced by Xavier Rombaut through Polar Bear (Belgium).


PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Debut German Lessons in Postproduction

SOFIA: Writer/director Pavel G. Vesnakov is in the final postproduction stage of his first feature film German Lessons, a Bulgarian/German coproduction between Moviemento and Heimathafen Film & Media.


PRODUCTION: Creators of Loving Vincent in Production on New Film The Peasants

WARSAW: The BreakThru Films animation studio, known for Loving Vincent and Peter and the Wolf, is starting the shooting for a new project The Peasants directed by Dorota Kobiela, based on the novel by Nobel prize winner Władysław Stanisław Reymont.


PRODUCTION: Jaak Kilmi Shoots Kids Thriller

TALLINN: Jaak Kilmi’s children’s feature The Sleeping Beast / Tagurpidi torn, produced by Stellar Film, started shooting on 3 August and will continue until 11 September 2020. The shooting takes place in Laitse Radio Station, a now abandoned broadcasting complex built in the 50s, and also in the South of Estonia in the Tartu Film Fund's region.


PRODUCTION: Ștefan Constantinescu in Production with Romanian/Bulgarian/Swedish/German Coproduction

BUCHAREST: Romania-born Sweden-based film director and visual artist Ștefan Constantinescu started the shooting on his debut feature Man-Dog on 10 August 2020. The film is a Romanian/Bulgarian/Swedish/German coproduction produced by Ada Solomon and Diana Păroiu through microFILM.


PRODUCTION: Slovenian National Television Shoots New Crime Series

PORTOROŽ: Slovenia’s national television RTV Slovenija started shooting a new television crime series Cases of Inspector Vrenko / Primeri inšpektorja Vrenka on 1 August 2020 in Maribor. It is based on a series of novels by Tomaž Zupančič, alias Avgust Demšar.


PRODUCTION: Staņislavs Tokalovs Shooting Latvian/Estonian Coproduction

RIGA: Staņislavs Tokalovs’ sophomore feature Lovable / Mīlulis started shooting in Riga on 4 August 2020. The film is produced by Latvia’s Tasse Film in coproduction with Estonia’s Stellar Films (Estonia). The expected release is set for the end of 2021.


PRODUCTION: Dystopian Drama Memory of Water Shooting in Estonia

TALLINN: Memory of Water, the adaptation of the eponymous bestseller by Emmi Itäranta, is currently shooting near Tallinn. The film directed by Saara Saarela is a Finnish/Estonian/German/Norwegian coproduction with a budget of 3.5 m EUR.