Speculation that Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin is planning a return to the Kremlin has been boosted after it emerged he is to continue a tradition of a live nationwide televised question and…
Russian director Alexei Uchitel's treatment of the war in Chechnya, "Captive," took the main prize of the international jury at the18th Cottbus Festival of East European Film on Saturday.
It's cool, sexy and fun, is full of colorful costumes and has a soundtrack you can't help tapping your feet to.
Balkan filmmakers have put themselves firmly on the international festival map lately with wins at Cannes and Berlin as well as numerous other citations and awards for helmers from across the region.
Children's cartoon animal caper "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" is set to become the biggest animated film of all time in the Russian and Ukrainian markets -- less than a week after its release.
Oliver Stone heads the guest list at the Thessaloniki Intl. Film Festival, the top event on the Balkans film biz calendar.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called for an end to media censorship Wednesday, during his first state of the nation address since his election last March.
Experienced crews, a wide variety of locations and production costs up that can be to 30% cheaper than other parts of central Europe and other "budget locations" in western Europe, Israel and South…
Greece's leading movie showcase, the Thessaloniki Film Festival, will raise the curtain on its 49th edition Nov. 14 with Darren Aronofsky's "The Wrestler," organizers announced Thursday.
Indie distribution in Russia faces a tight squeeze in the next couple of years as key markets in television and home entertainment retract in the face of the global financial crisis and challenges…