PRAGUE -- The board of pubcaster Czech TV has poached terrestrial rival TV Nova's topper as its director in a bid to modernize the org.
Martin Sulik's "Gypsy" has been submitted for Oscar foreign-lingo consideration by the Slovak Film and Television Academy.
Bulgaria has forwarded retro youth love story "Tilt," by helmer/scribe Viktor Chouchkov Jr., and his brother, producer Borislav Chouchkov, as its Oscar submission.
Europe's broadcast animation sector depends on bridging gaps between nations and focusing on co-production -- so said many of the 700 industryites who flew to Sopot, Poland, for the 22nd Cartoon…
Czech director Otakar Vavra, who built up his oeuvre under Nazi occupation and the communist regime, but was revered as a true original, died in a Prague hospital Thursday, where he was recovering…
Serbia and Romania have selected their entries for the foreign-language film Oscar.
Despite challenges from a number of upstart Polish fests (Wroclaw's ERA New Horizons, Camerimage), Warsaw retains by far the greatest name recognition among the international industry.
Poland's novel new fest, Transatlantyk, looks set to bring harmony to the region's film and music scenes, having discovered audiences of 36,000 in the historic city of Poznan as it wrapped this…
Poland's new Transatlantyk fest, which unspools Friday, is setting out to claim new ground, according to founder Jan Kaczmarek, a native son of Poznan, where the multi-faceted event is set.
Joseph Madmony's tender study balancing tradition with change in Israel, "Restoration," won the grand prize at a Karlovy Vary Film Festival that saw jurors distribute top prizes to 12 films from 13…
The Czech film incentives may have turned around the precipitous fall-off of foreign production that's dogged the local sector since 2003, but they need fixing if they're to really bring in coin…