When Karlovy Vary announced a changing of the guard in December, ushering out Eva Zaoralova -- artistic director for 15 years and a guiding force in the fest's post-1989 rise -- Karel Och, her…
Istvan Szabo, Hungaria's best-known filmmaker, knows a thing or two about the 75-year-old Karlovy Vary's importance as a platform for unique and uncompromising visions.
Czech audiences, while usually able to track down current arthouse fare, are generally deprived of intensive exposure to a filmmaker's whole body of work -- and almost never experience the pioneers…
While incentives to attract foreign producers have driven most of the film biz speculation this year in Central and Eastern Europe, alternative strategies for building business have proven just as…
The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival is to present John Turturro with its President's Award, the Czech event revealed Wednesday.
Tales of grief and sexual magnetism won the night as the 10th Transylvania Film Festival wrapped Saturday, with top honors going to Miguel Cohan's Argentine-Spanish pic "No Return."
The Transilvania Intl. Film Festival marks a decade of spotlighting the best in Romanian and international indie film as it kicks off June 3, hosting Jacqueline Bisset and Michael York in the…
Ondrej Zach has been upped to senior veep, programming and acquisitions for HBO Central Europe.
The Karlovy Vary Film Fest will honor Judi Dench with its Crystal Globe for contribution to world cinema.
Polish film fests are in many ways raising the bar on prizes and glitz in the region as organizations have developed sophisticated marketing and sponsorship relationships.