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Czech-Slovak period drama Kryštof, about faith, hope and sacrifice, enters post-production

Czech-Slovak period drama Kryštof, about faith, hope and sacrifice, enters post-production

In the movie, Czech director Zdeněk Jirásky depicts the illegal removal of monastic orders in early-1950s Czechoslovakia  

21/08 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

MIDPOINT showcases nine TV Launch projects at Sarajevo

MIDPOINT showcases nine TV Launch projects at Sarajevo

The TV projects will have a chance to win the HBO Europe Award, as the web series the Marseille Web Fest Award  

16/08 | MIDPOINT 2019

Review: Oroslan

Review: Oroslan

Matjaž Ivanišin proves there is life after death – at least in the stories we tell  

14/08 | Locarno 2019 | Filmmakers of the Present

Matjaž Ivanišin • Director of Oroslan

Interview: Matjaž Ivanišin • Director of Oroslan

“I believe that every person can be a story”

We talked to Slovenian director Matjaž Ivanišin ahead of the premiere of his film Oroslan at Locarno  

13/08 | Locarno 2019 | Filmmakers of the Present

Irena Pavlásková’s The Prague Orgy is almost completed

Irena Pavlásková’s The Prague Orgy is almost completed

Final touches are being put on the adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel by the Czech producer and filmmaker  

12/08 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

Czech director Jan Prušinovský makes Mistakes

Czech director Jan Prušinovský makes Mistakes

First clapperboard slammed on “a romance about a big lapse and even bigger love”  

07/08 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Slovakia

MIDPOINT Writers' Room focuses on the TV writing experience

MIDPOINT Writers' Room focuses on the TV writing experience

The new TV writing-focused programme aims to simulate the experience of an actual writers’ room, while TV Launch is expanding its partnerships with Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event  

06/08 | MIDPOINT 2019

Tomáš Polenský’s The Pack starts filming

Tomáš Polenský’s The Pack starts filming

The Czech director prepares his fiction feature debut, a coming-of-age bullying drama  

05/08 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Latvia

First-ever Czech-Swiss co-production Lost in Paradise shoots in Prague

First-ever Czech-Swiss co-production Lost in Paradise shoots in Prague

Fiona Ziegler’s absurd comedy-road movie revolves around the clash between two worlds and “the grotesque charm of the bourgeoisie”  

01/08 | Production | Funding | Czech Republic/Switzerland

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

Czech Cinéfondation winner Zuzana Kirchnerová preparing Italian road movie The Caravan

The director is working on her feature debut, about a woman who no longer wants to be just the mother of a disabled child  

24/07 | Production | Czech Republic/Slovakia/Italy