A bleak drama about the troubled lives of a mother and her illegitimate daughter, "Volchok" (Wolfy), took the grand prix Saturday at Russia's national film festival Kinotavr, held in the Black Sea…
European film directors have called for a common contract setting out "rights and responsibilities" at the annual meeting of their trade body in the Hungarian capital Budapest.
Central Europe's leading television content market, Discop, will offer buyers a preview of 250 international TV programs that have never before been licensed in the region the day before business…
The Slovak film industry is fighting back after two decades spent in the doldrums following the collapse of communism in Czechoslovakia.
With a new name and new program director (Peter Nagel came over from the same job at the Bratislava fest in January), ArtFilm Fest has doubled the number of sidebars (eight this year) and added a…
In keeping with the makeover of the Slovak film biz, the country's long-running sprocket opera is reinventing itself as well, making room to spotlight the local industry in the process.
A leading Russian studio facility and production company launched a $20 million film finance fund Thursday to kick start movies that have stalled due to the recession.
Europe's oldest children and youth film festival wrapped its 49th edition Saturday in a town more famous for its footwear than films, with major awards going to Czech, Danish and Canadian films.
Russian cinema attendance is down compared with last year but box office remains healthy as exhibitors raise ticket prices, according to a report released by Russia's Movie Research company.
Russia's biggest Internet investment company, Digital Sky Technologies, has put its faith in social networking site Facebook with a $200 million investment.
Producers, buyers and sellers at Cannes found the film biz experiencing deep structural changes in how business is done and money made from making movies.
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