Festivals and film support orgs in the Czech Republic and its neighbor Slovakia are doing more than ever to foster local talent -- and make sure it doesn't stay local.
TV coin helps shape and sustain Czech film -- more than in much of the region -- and not always to its benefit, according to critics.
Call it peer pressure or just common sense, but the Czech parliament finally heeded the advice to adopt foreign production incentives late last year.
Serbia's Kustendorf fest, founded by its most iconoclast resident filmmaker, Emir Kusturica, wrapped Tuesday with the Golden Egg going to helmer Mihal Brezis' love story "Lost Paradise."
Kustendorf, the irreverent film fest founded by helmer Emir Kusturica, launches today high atop a Serbian mountain, with Johnny Depp opening a week of indie films aimed at inspiring film students.
The Czech Republic's long-awaited film production incentive looks set to come into force next month.
Iranian holy men drew praise in the Czech Republic Saturday when the Jihlava docu fest awarded its top prize to "Bassidji" (Martyrs), Mehran Tamadon's examination of fundamentalist Islam.
Net revenues at Ron Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, a broadcaster with operations across Central and Eastern Europe, fell 33% year on year in the quarter ended Sept. 30, the company…
After at least a decade of lobbying, the Czech government has finally approved an incentive plan for foreign film shoots that would refund 20% of their expenses.
Helmer Jessica Hausner's pilgrimage tale "Lourdes" won the 25th Warsaw Film Festival's grand prize at a closing ceremony in the Polish capital's Kultur cinema hall on Saturday.
In a year when Poles are commemorating the 20th anni of their freedom from Communist rule, a film that has been banned for 12 years is generating doubt about how far that freedom extends.