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.
Attempts by the Hungarian state to sell its most valuable TV asset, the broadcast tower company Antenna Hungaria, have met with dismal failure, and analysts are blaming the right-wing government of…
War may still be in the air in the Balkans, but Serb filmmakers won a moral victory for peace and stability in their embattled industry by hosting Fest 2000, the 28th Belgrade Intl. Film Festival…
After setbacks in Poland and the Ukraine, U.S. TV investment company Central European Media Enterprises (CME) won a come-from-behind court victory Monday in Budapest that should guarantee it either…
U.S.-owned Hungarian Broadcast Corp. (HBC), operator of Hungary's M-Sat cable TV nework, has reportedly bought the Ukrainian cable system Studio M, and has received a nod from authorities in Kiev to…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$5.4M Cumulative:$54.3M Universal Pictures 9.55%
Hercules2Daily:$3.8M Cumulative:$36.9M Paramount Pictures 13.27%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$2.5M Cumulative:$177.2M Fox 13.35%