Russian pay TV services added more than 4 million subscribers last year, growing 19% to 30.5 million customers in an industry now worth an annual $1.6 billion.
The third When East Meets West project pitching event closed Tuesday after two days of industry meetings and panel discussions, under the umbrella of the Trieste Film Festival.
Hungary's film fund topper Andy Vajna has signed off on $2 million of funding for two projects, both of them art-house with crossover potential, fitting his concept of supporting quality films with…
MOSCOW In a country with its own fair share of terrorist tragedies — among the highest-profile were the Beslan massacre of 2004 that left 186 children dead, while 130 died in the Nord-Ost theater…
Russian box office receipts were up 8% to $1.24 billion in 2012 as cinema continued to defy the global recession.
Russia's ruling party is set to tax screenings of foreign movies and introduce exhibition quotas for locally-made films to help the country's domestic industry.
Berlin-based Eastern Europe Acquisition Pool has been renamed A Company Film Licensing Intl.
Finnish exhibitors had a record breaking year at the box office in 2012 taking around €82 million ($108 million) on 8.5 million admissions, the best figures since 1983.
A Polish film that probes the controversial subject of Poles who murdered Jewish neighbors during the wartime Nazi occupation has provoked reactions from the right-wing press verging on anti-Semitic.
British distrib Metrodome has acquired all rights to Antti Jokinen's "Purge," which is Finland's entry in the Oscars foreign-language film category.
The budget of the Russian Cinema Fund will be cut by more than a third to $100 million next year following changes in the way state money is distributed to filmmakers.