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.
Helmer Vaclav Kadrnka's "Eighty Letters" shared the top prize for film with Jan Sverak's kid pic "Kooky" at the Pilsen Finale Festival of Czech Film on Saturday.
Sophia Tzavella's "Paradise Hotel," a documentary about Roma families in the communist-era, took top honors at the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival.
"108: Cuchillo de Palo," Renate Costa's account of gay persecution in Paraguay, took top honors at Prague's 13th One World Festival, Central Europe's leading documentary fest focusing on human…
Helmer Radim Spacek's "Walking Too Fast," a thriller seen by just 22,000 people, ran away with five Czech Lions including film, director and screenplay at the Czech Republic's Film Awards in Prague…
The 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival will kick off March 11 with helmer Roy Sher's biopic "My Sweet Canary," about the 50-year career of Greek crooner Roza Eskenazi, who died in 1980.