A Russian adult cartoon TV channel that had been threatened with losing its frequency after religious groups complained that episodes of "South Park" and other toons incited religious and national…
Stefan Kitanov is best known on the international circuit as director of the Sofia Film Festival and founder of the Festival Band -- a blues group that has entertained festivalgoers at Sarajevo…
When it comes to niche pics, Greta Akcijonaite of the Skalvijos Kino Centras in Vilnius knows her stuff.
Like many independent distributors in Eastern Europe, Jakub Duszynski, head of acquisitions at Warsaw's Gutek Film, works mostly with European indie and arthouse fare.
The key to working as a distributor in a small country is to know your market, says Oskars Killo, a distributor for Riga-based SIA Acme Film in Latvia.
Like other arthouse distributors in Eastern Europe, Natasa Bucar, film project manager at Cankarjev Dom, in Ljubljana, Slovenia, has to fight to maintain a niche for indie film in the face of the…
The head of Russia's top moviemaking complex, Mosfilm Studios, is to be honored with a lifetime achievement award at Macedonia's 29th International Cinematographers' Film Festival Manaki Brothers…
Russia's booming film industry got a major boost Monday as Paramount Pictures Intl. and the country's top indie shingle Central Partnership unveiled a groundbreaking distribution and production deal.
A dozen film projects from nine countries across southeastern Europe will compete for four prizes worth $15,000 each at Greece's 49th Thessaloniki Film Festival in November.
Walt Disney's first locally produced Russian pic is "Kniga Masterov" (The Book of Masters) a children's adventure based on some of the country's most famous fairy tales and characters.
Russia's booming film industry got a major boost Monday when Paramount Pictures Intl. and the country's top indie shingle Central Partnership unveiled a ground-breaking distribution and production…