1. Capital, dir. Euros Lyn, UK
2. McMafia, dir. James Watkins, UK / USA
3. Black Sun (Senke nad Balkanom), dir. Dragan Bjelogrlić (2 episodes), Serbia
4. Knightfall, dir. Douglas MacKinnon, USA
5. Croatian Crime Story (Der Kroatien Krimi), episodes Murder on Vis and Knife to the Throat, dir. Michael Kreindl, Germany
GB // 2015 // 4 x 45'
DIRECTOR Euros Lyn
SCREENPLAY Peter Bowker (based on the novel by John Lanchester)
CINEMATOGRAPHY Zac Nicholson
EDITOR Philip Kloss
SCORE Dru Masters
CAST Toby Jones, Gemma Jones, Rachel Stirling, Lesley Sharp, Adeel Akhtar, Zrinka Cvitešić
PRODUCER Matt Strevens
COMPANY Kudos Production za BBC
SALES AGENT FremantleMedia
What was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multi-million pound houses. One day, the street’s residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: “We Want What You Have”. Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want?
Euros Lyn (1971, Wales) is a British TV director and producer who worked on the TV series such as Happy Valley (2014-2019), Broadchurch (2013-2017), Black Mirror (2011), Doctor Who (2005-) and Sherlock (2010-2017).
UK, USA // 2018 // 8 x 60'
CREATORS Hossein Amini, James Watkins
DIRECTOR James Watkins
SCREENPLAY Misha Glenny, Laurence Coriat, David Farr, Peter Harness (based on the book by Misha Glenny)
CINEMATOGRAPHY Mark Patten
EDITOR Stuart Gazzard, Jon Harris
SCORE Tom Hodge, Franz Kirmann
CAST James Norton, Merab Ninidze, Kiril Pirogov, Igor Pokrajac, Juliet Rylance, Oshri Cohen, David Strathairn
PRODUCER Paul Ritchie, Igor A. Nola, Pravesh Sahni, Justin Kramer
COMPANY BBC, Cuba Pictures, AMC, Twickenham Studios
Alex Godman, the English-raised son of Russian mafia exiles, has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of their past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend, Rebecca. But when a murder unearths his family's history, Alex is drawn into the criminal underworld where he must confront his values to protect those he loves.
Hossein Amini (Tehran, 1966) is a British-Iranian screenwriter and film director. The screenplay for The Wings of the Dove (1997) brought him an Academy Award nomination. The Two Faces of January (2014) was his directorial feature debut.
James Thomas Watkins (Nottingham, 1973) is an English film director and screenwriter, known for Eden Lake (2008), The Woman in Black (2012) and Bastille Day/The Take (2016).
BLACK SUN (Senke nad Balkanom)
RS // 2017 // 10 x 60'
historical drama, mystery
SERIES CREATOR Dragan Bjelogrlić
DIRECTOR Dragan Bjelogrlić, Miroslav Lekić, Danilo Bečković, Kosta Đorđević, Igor Ivanov Izi, Srđan Spasić, Ivan Živković
SCREENPLAY Dragan Bjelogrlic, Vladimir Kecmanović, Stevan Koprivica, Danica Pajović, Dejan Stojiljković
CINEMATOGRAPHY Ivan Kostić
EDITOR Lazar Predojev
CAST Dragan Bjelogrlić, Andrija Kuzmanović, Marija Bergam, Nenad Jezdić, Aleksandar Gligorić, Miloš Timotijević, Goran Bogdan, Bojan Navojec
PRODUCERS Dragan Bjelogrlić, Dragan Bujosevic
COMPANY Radio televizija Srbije (RTS), Cobra Film
In 1928, the treasure of the Romanovs, kept in the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade, was stolen. The priest who interrupted the burglary was killed, and the sacred relic was gone. The seasoned police inspector Tanasijević and his new young colleague Pletikosić investigate the murder of the priest, not being aware of the missing treasure, or the proportions of the trouble they got themselves into.
Dragan Bjelogrlić (Opovo, 1963) is a Serbian actor, producer and director. He has acted in over 50 films and TV series, including Monument to Michael Jackson (2014) and Pretty Village, Pretty Flame (1996), and directed the box-office hit Montevideo: Taste of a Dream (2010).
SAD, CZ // 2017 // 10 x 45'
CREATORS Don Handfield, Richard Rayner
DIRECTOR Douglas Mackinnon
SCREENPLAY Don Handfield, Richard Rayner
CINEMATOGRAPHY Chris Manley
EDITOR Nathan Gunn
SCORE Andrew Price
CAST Tom Cullen, Jim Carter, Pádraic Delaney, Simon Merrels, Julian Ovenden, Olivia Ross
PRODUCER Michael Wray
COMPANY History Channel
SALES AGENT Lionsgate
Paris, 14th century. Templar knight Brother Landry is a battle-worn warrior of the Holy Wars, who fears that the Order has lost its purpose. However, when the blood of Master Godfrey is shed, it forces Landry and his brothers to take up arms again and try to get the Grail back.
Don Handfield (Herndon, Virginia, 1971) is an American film actor, director and producer.
Richard Rayner (Bradford, 1955) is a British journalist and author.
CROATIAN CRIME STORY (Der Kroatien Krimi) / episodes MURDER ON VIS and KNIFE TO THE THROAT
DE // 2018 // 89'
DIRECTOR Michael Kreindl
SCREENPLAY Christoph Darnstädt
CINEMATOGRAPHY Stefan Spreer
EDITOR Achim Seidel
SCORE Titus Vollmer
CAST Neda Rahmanian, Benjamin Sadler, Albert Kitzl, Goran Navojec, Vilim Matula, Dominic Raacke, Lenn Kudrjawizki, Edita Malovčić
COMPANY Constantin Television
SALES AGENT Eurokim, Betafilm
In its second season, Croatian Crime Story brings detective Branka Marić to new challenges. In “Murder on Vis” she investigates her third case – a series of murders seemingly committed by a group of neo-fascists, while in “Knife to the Throat” she will try to overthrow a dangerous populist who relies on chauvinist speeches to become the mayor of Split.
Michael Kreindl (Darmstadt, 1965) is a German TV director known for a range of detective and crime series.