There's an upside to the global economic downturn for small, independent films from the Balkans region, according to Thessaloniki's Crossroads Co-production Forum coordinator Angeliki Vergou.
Dariusz Jablonski will receive a top award from a leading American-based Polish institute.
The Thessaloniki Film Festival opens next week with a bigger prize purse and a screening schedule that includes fewer local Greek films because of an ongoing dispute within the Greek film community.
The saga of Russia's troubled Fifth Channel took another twist Tuesday when the head of the holding company that owns the St. Petersburg-based net offered employees a chance to set up an independent…
The Thessaloniki Film Festival, which opens in the Greek seaport next week, announced its lineup of masterclasses, exhibitions and other sidebar events Monday.
"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" grossed $3.68 million in its first weekend in Russia.
Georgia is determined to bounce back after the shock of a short, but violent, war against Russia in August 2008.
With a European Union-leaning democratic regime, Serbia boasts a thriving domestic film industry, new state-of-the-art production facilities, tax-shelter laws in the pipeline and locations barely…
Russia's CTC Media, which runs a stable of popular commercial television channels, has announced a $15 million bonus plan for top managers over the next four years.
Greece's Thessaloniki Film Festival Friday announced the 17 contenders for its $15,000 Crossroads co-production forum, which helps projects at script stages from the Balkan and Mediterranean regions…
The head of the Russian media group that owns St. Petersburg's Fifth Channel, where workers fear that restructuring will cost them their jobs, has denied there will be mass layoffs.