A new European organization for women working in the film industry launches in Berlin today.
Polish arthouse distributor Gutek Film occupies a particular niche in a demanding market.
Women are making their mark in the film biz across Central Europe
British producer Mike Downey has secured $400,000 in private Russian money for helmer Ben Hopkins' new $3.8 million black comedy "Epic."
Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. has boarded Pepe Danquart's World War II drama "Run Boy Run."
For those Russians looking to buy international material, Berlin is a key market.
Leader's attempts to reshape local film industry get a cool reception
Buzz about Russian pix at bazaar
Russia's national cinema fund has appointed a director following the resignation of Sergei Tolstikov, who had headed it since its launch three years ago.
Shakhnaraov is also head of Mosfilm, Russia's biggest film studios, where the Eagles ceremony was held on Friday.
Vladimir Medinsky, the short, bespectacled, soft-spoken historian appointed in May by Vladimir Putin as Russia's minister of culture, does not look like a man who could threaten Hollywood's interests…