Tensions between Serbia and Montenegro were exacerbated when Montenegro denied prominent Belgrade-based broadcasters TV B92 and TV BK licenses to operate in its territory.
Passage of media legislation, meant to modernize and bring order to Bulgaria's chaotic TV industry was halted in February when Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg told members of the ruling majority to…
Bulgaria's exhibition industry has gone three-dimensional after the grand opening this month of the Moskva 3D Cinema in Sofia.
A court has issued an arrest warrant for former Radio-Television Serbia (RTS) chief exec Dragoljub Milanovic, who has gone into hiding after losing an appeal to overturn a 10-year sentence for his…
Hungary's state-owned movie and distribution industry may soon be up for sale. Draft of a new law that would set the stage for sell-off of the Hungarian filmmaking infrastructure is scheduled to go…
After years of growth, attendance at Hungary's multiplex cinemas took one small step backward in 2002 -- and exhibitors may have George Orwell to blame.
While the world prepares for conflict in Iraq, Bulgarian TV is turning war-mongering into ratings. The Bulgarian Defense Ministry has just launched the Military TV network, a public TV cable channel…
Striking workers at influential state-owned broadcaster Radio Television Serbia (RTS) said Monday they will obey the government's back-to-work order, pending a meeting with the finance minister to…
Hungarian commercial broadcaster RTL Klub, controlled by pan-Euro broadcaster RTL, announced after-tax profits of 2 billion Hungarian forint ($8.8 million) in 2002, its best year since hitting the…
Regional cable giant United Pan-European Communications (UPC) has acquired seven Romanian cable companies as part of a $60 million expansion.
Established Hungarian helmer Peter Gothar took the best picture prize for his feature film "Hungarian Beauty," a cross-generational comedy about urban Hungarian life, at Hungarian Film Week, which…