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…
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.