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.
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The Maze Runner2Daily:$968,406 Cumulative:$58.9M Fox -77.28%
The Boxtrolls3Daily:$733,441 Cumulative:$18.0M Focus -84.99%
Czech lawmakers have overturned President Vaclav Klaus' veto on a film law that will introduce incentives worth up to $15 million a year to back local and international productions.
Discovery Networks has tapped Phillip Luff as its Moscow-based manager for Russia, the Baltics and regional territories.
Russian TV news was this weekend dominated by the horror of the Newtown, Conn. shootings, the story eclipsing the return to Moscow's streets Saturday of anti-Putin demonstrators.
Russia's broadcasting regulator Roskomnadzor Friday announced the 10 channels that have won second-generation multiplex digital licenses.
An international adaptation of Ivan Turgenev's 19th-century classic "A Month in the Country," starring Ralph Fiennes, is among eight films to share in co-production support from the Russian Cinema…
New shooting fees to be introduced in Hungary from January promise to make location budgeting easier for producers.
The producers of whacky Finnish sci-fi Nazis-on-the-moon spoof, "Iron Sky," are to start paying back investors who contributed around 10% of the movie's $10 million budget via crowd sourcing.