Serbian helmer Emir Kusturica is preparing to make a biopic about Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa. The iconoclastic filmmaker, whose last project was a free-wheeling docu about the epic rise and…
Walt Disney is planning to spend $233 million in a deal that would enable it to establish a national television network in Russia.
Homegrown hit "Irony of Fate 2," a reprise of a hugely popular Soviet romantic comedy, was feted as the top-grossing movie of 2008 at the 12th Russian Blockbuster awards ceremony in Moscow on Monday.
Russian film buyers are warning international sellers to reduce prices or face a bleak market at Berlin. Thin business last November at the American Film Market -- where prices for foreign rights…
Mikhail Kalatozishvili's atmospheric and haunting film "Dikoe pole" (Wild Field) was named best film of the year at Russia's Golden Eagle national film awards.
Russian B.O. takings in December were down by a third and admissions were down by nearly half compared with the same period the previous year.
Russian indie distributor Pyramid has been forced to suspend operations due to tough market conditions, the Moscow-based company said Wednesday.
Czech director Bohdan Slama is a filmmaker who excels in finding and telling powerful human stories.