Russia's leading state broadcaster is planning blanket coverage of Sunday's nationwide parliamentary elections, which the Kremlin has cast as a referendum on President Vladimir Putin's rule.
Georgia's Tbilisi Intl. Film Festival opens for its eighth annual edition Monday with debut cash prizes for film and director.
A new network that unites national film commissions around Europe has elected its first board members at a meeting in Prague.
A Czech filmmaker with a reputation for directing lavish children's fairy tales is to stand for the country's senate on a social democrat ticket.
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Georgian capital Tbilisi to demand that a leading independent TV station owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. go back on air.
Czech filmmakers and producers were celebrating this week after gas company RWE Transgas announced movie sponsorship plans for 2008 worth nearly $1.4 million.
Russian independent production and distribution shingle Central Partnership closed a major multi-territory all rights deal with the Weinstein Company for key films from its market slate following…
MOSCOW In a program that draws from a wide range of genres and nationalities, Thessaloniki offers a smorgasbord for all tastes.
The selection process: Our basic criterion is -- as far as our International Competition Section is concerned -- that it be the director's first or second film.
In a program that includes 230 films -- features and shorts -- from 40 countries, the 48th Thessaloniki Intl. Film Festival is spotlighting three new films from Russian directors that, while they may…