The Hungarian arm of Euro cable giant United Pan-Europe Communications (UPC) is sacking 10% of its staff, about 100 employees.
On the first day of eastern Europe's premier TV mart, Discop 2001, former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic was sent to the Hague on war-crimes charges, and the euphoria drove selling and buying…
Discop 2001, a TV market for the emerging territories of Eastern Europe, will see a record 450 buyers and 90 sellers from 50 countries at the event in the Hungarian capital, set for Thursday through…
Talks have resumed between industry leaders and Hungary's center-right government over a long-awaited film law, but insiders said chances of a breakthrough in negotiations are slim.
Latin soaps have been airing in Eastern Europe for years, but Argentine and Brazilian telenovelas have never been as popular as today.
It will be a long time before new-media companies in Eastern Europe catch up to the West, but the East is nothing if not aspirational. Russia is the awakening bear; Poland, Hungary and the Czech…
U.S., European and Asian films dominated Belgrade's Fest 2001 held in the Serbian capital Feb. 1-10, but the popularity of regional films among festival audiences -- such as the Bosnian comedy…
The long dark night of the Serbian cinema -- marked by 12 years of war, economic isolation and deterioration of infrastructure -- seems to be with the return of Buena Vista Intl. and Fox to the…
Fest 2001, Belgrade's 29th film festival, begins 10 days of screenings today amid much excitement in the Serb capital.
Yugoslavia With the dust still settling after last autumn's revolution that ended the 12-year tyranny of Slobodan Milosevic, the Yugoslav film industry is celebrating its newfound freedom with an…
The reality TV revolution that has made "Survivor" and "Big Brother" hits in the U.S. and West Euro markets has yet to appear on the Hungarian remote control.
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