PRODUCTION: Rasťo Boroš Enters Postproduction with Slovak/Czech/German Sluggard Clan Film

BRATISLAVA: Slovak film director Rasťo Boroš has started the postroduction of his third feature Sluggard Clan Film / Ťapákovci after a 42-day shooting which took place in July-September 2023. The film is meant to be an allegorical fresco with elements of magical realism.


PRODUCTION: Lea Podhradská Shoots Hungarian/Slovak Documentary My Father's Daughter

BUDAPEST: The Slovak-Hungarian director/writer Lea Podhradská is currently in production with the creative documentary My Father's Daughter / Apám lánya, about her sister who disappeared without a trace from Slovakia 27 years ago. The film is a Hungarian/Slovak coproduction.


PRODUCTION: Martin Gonda Shoots Green Drama Flood, a Slovak/Czech/Polish/Belgian Coproduction

BRATISLAVA: Martin Gonda’s debut feature Flood / Potopa is currently shooting, applying the principles of green filming. It is the second Slovak green film produced by Silverart.


PRODUCTION: Serbian-Canadian Director Sanja Živković Shoots Cat’s Cry, in the Footsteps of Goran Paskaljević

BELGRADE: The Serbian-Canadian director Sanja Živković started shooting her sophomore feature Cat’s Cry / Mačiji krik, which was supposed to be directed by Goran Paskaljević. After the legendary director passed away in September 2020, his son Vladimir Paskaljević started producing the film in coproduction with Canadian and Croatian partners.


PRODUCTION: Hungarian Director Csaba Vékes Shoots Sports Comedy Starring Dallas Star Patrick Duffy

BUDAPEST: Hungarian director/writer Csaba Vékes is currently in production with the sports comedy The Rebound / Lepattanó, which will premiere in September 2024. The film stars American actor Patrick Duffy, well-known for the Dallas TV series, alongside Hungarian actor Péter Scherer.


PRODUCTION: Montenegrin Director Nikola Vukčević Shoots Documentary on Jazz Musician Janko Nilović

PODGORICA: Montenegrin director Nikola Vukčević is currently in production with the long documentary The Sample: Return of Janko Nilović / THE SAMPLE: Povratak Janka Nilovića, which is supported by the Film Centre of Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Rajko Grlić Shoots His Last Film It All Ends Here

ZAGREB: The acclaimed Croatian writer/director Rajko Grlić has started shooting It All Ends Here / Svemu dođe kraj, the final film of a 50-years career in which he wrote 27 scripts and directed 30 films. It All Ends Here is a coproduction between Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, Serbia and Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Danilo Šerbedžija Starts Filming NBA Star Dražen Petrović's Biopic

ZAGREB: The filming of the feature biopic Something Stronger Than Me - The Story of Dražen Petrović / Nešto jače od mene - priča o Draženu Petroviću directed by Danilo Šerbedžija, produced by Croatia’s Kinoteka in coproduction with  RTG Pictures (USA), Living Pictures (Serbia) and December (Slovenia) began in the Croatian city of Šibenik on 22 September 2023.


PRODUCTION: Latvian Marcis Lacis Wraps Shooting Horror Comedy Touched by Eternity

RIGA: Latvian director/writer/actor Marcis Lacis has entered postproduction with the horror comedy Touched by Eternity / Mūžības skartie.


PRODUCTION: Bulgarian Director Stanislav Donchev Shoots Before I Forget

SOFIA: Bulgarian director Stanislav Donchev is currently shooting his fourth feature film Before I Forget with support from the Bulgarian National Film Centre. Donchev’s production company Dynamic Arts, which is behind the project, is open to coproducers and sales companies.


PRODUCTION: Latvian Oskars Rupenheits Shoots Crime Film Red Code Blue

RIGA: Latvian director/writer Oskars Rupenheits is currently in production with the independent crime story Red Code Blue / Tumšzilais evaņģēlijs, which has been financed by private companies and funders, and also through a crowdfunding campaign.


PRODUCTION: Serbian Director Pavle Vučković Starts Shooting Serbian/Macedonian/Montenegrin Coproduction Frost

BELGRADE: Serbian director Pavle Vučković commenced the production of his third feature Frost / Mraz, a universal story based on a myth from Eastern Serbia. The film is a coproduction among Serbia, North Macedonia and Montenegro, supported by Film Center Serbia, the North Macedonia Film Agency and the Film Centre of Montenegro.


PRODUCTION: Tereza Nvotová Preps Slovak/Czech/Polish Drama Father

BRATISLAVA: The succesful Slovak director Tereza Nvotová is currently in preproduction with her third feature film Father / Otec. The drama based on tragic real events is produced by Slovak DANAE Production in coproduction with Czech´s moloko film, Polish Lava Films and the Czech Television.


PRODUCTION: Czech Documentary Filmmaker Veronika Lišková Shoots Debut Feature Year of the Widow

PRAGUE: Czech director Veronika Lišková is currently in production with her debut feature Year of the Widow / Rok vdovy, which is a Czech/Slovak/Croatian coproduction. The screenplay, written by Lišková’s partner, screenwriter Eugen Liška, was inspired by a series of articles by Zuzana Pokorná, a diary like reflection of the first year of the author’s widowhood.


PRODUCTION: Estonian Twin Directors Raul and Romet Esko Shoot Two of Me

TALLINN: Estonian twin directors/screenwriters Raul and Romet Esko wrapped shooting on their first feature film Two of Me / Mind on kaks on 5 September 2023 in Estonia. The film is about two twin filmmakers, who are trying to make a film about twins. Five additional shooting days are forthcoming in an African country in late 2023.


PRODUCTION: Action-Packed Croatian TV Series The Highlands Enters Postproduction

ZAGREB: The 22-episode TV series The Highlands created by Maja Pek-Brünjes and Danijel Pek, and produced by Antitalent for the Croatian Radiotelevision is now in postproduction. The series directed by Mladen Dizdar, Aldo Tardozzi and Radislav Jovanov Gonzo was filmed for 98 days from May to August 2023.