You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Jakimowski helms ‘Flying Blind’

$3.3 million pic to shoot in Lisbon this spring

LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring.

The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment.

Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles a blind, spatial orientation instructor who arrives at a Lisbon ophthalmological clinic where he is in charge of sessions with blind patients. Among his students, he becomes drawn to a young woman and concentrates his efforts on helping her overcome her shyness.

The co-production is funded by the Polish Film Institute, Gaul’s Centre National de la Cinematographie, Portugal’s Instituto Do Cinema E Do Audiovisual (ICA), Canal + Cyfrowy in Poland and Forum Film Distribution.

Casting for the pic is underway.

More Film

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    China Box Office: 'Kingsman' Dominates With $39 Million Opening

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • Kingsman: The Golden Circle

    'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Tops International Box Office With China Debut

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • Bria Vinaite is 'The Florida Project's'

    Why Bria Vinaite, as a Loving Mother From Hell, Is the 'The Florida Project's' Not-So-Secret Weapon

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • James Toback sexual harassment

    Dozens of Women Accuse Director James Toback of Sexual Harassment

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • Robert Hawkins, Variety Rome Correspondent, Dies

    Bob Hawkins, Longtime Variety Journalist in Italy, Dies at 93

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • Boo 2! A Madea Halloween

    Box Office: Tyler Perry's 'Boo 2!' Tops Downbeat Weekend With $21.7 Million

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

  • Aida Begic Director Aida Begic poses

    Antalya Festival: Aida Begic on ‘Never Leave Me,’ Shooting Movies with Kids

    LONDON — Polish helmer Andrzej Jakimowski’s third feature and first English-language pic “Flying Blind” has completed financing and is skedded to shoot in Lisbon this spring. The E2.5 million ($3.3 million) pic is a co-production between KMBO (France), Filmes do Tejo (Portugal), ZAiR (Poland) and Blighty’s Film and Music Entertainment. Story, penned by Jakimowski, chronicles […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content