CTC Media, the Nasdaq-listed company that runs CTC, Russia's top commercial television network, is acquiring two local production outfits for $50 million amid moves to set up a vertically integrated…
Central European Media Enterprises, which runs six successful TV stations in Prague and other regional cities, Tuesday signed a ten-year licensing deal with MTV Networks Intl. to operate the music…
Russia's holiday film season starts early this year with Friday's record breaking 1,018 copy release of "Irony of Fate -- Continuation," a hi-tech sequel to a much loved 1975 Soviet classic.
Russia was blanketed with ads for the Dec. 21 bow of "Irony of Fate: Continuation," the bigscreen sequel to a 1975 comedy. The country has changed enormously since the original "Irony" was released…
When a couple of hundred masked and heavily armed riot troops stormed Tbilisi's Imedi TV on a freezing night in November, forcing staff to the floor at gunpoint and pushing the muzzle of an assault…
Rupert Murdoch's Imedi TV, based in Tbilisi, Georgia, has resumed broadcasting a month after government-backed police forced it off the air.
Polish director Andrzej Jakimowski walked away with the Golden Prometheus and the first-ever cash prize of $7,000 for best film at the closing of the 8th Tbilisi Intl. Film Festival on Saturday night.
Sales of licensed DVDs have more than doubled in Russia to 55 million over the past three years as a long battle against piracy is starting to pay off.
Imedi TV, the Georgian broadcaster forcibly taken off air during a violent crackdown on opposition street protests in Tbilisi last month, could be back on air by the end of the week, station managers…
Czech filmmakers won a hard-fought three-year financing stopgap after President Vaclav Klaus signed off on a long-awaited law guaranteeing almost $24 million in state funding for local films.