The Karlovy Vary Film Festival unveiled its final lineup Tuesday, adding pics from China, Russia, Iran, Spain, the former Yugoslavia and Canada to the main competish slate, as well as a tribute to…
The Czech Republic's great hope for restoring its once-thriving foreign production biz, a 20% film incentive, moved closer to reality Friday when the European Commission revealed it had approved the…
Jude Law is to receive the president's prize from the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, held in the Czech spa town July 2-10.
Czech Republic's 50th Zlin Film Festival awarded Polish fairy tale "Magic Tree" by Andrzej Maleszka its top kids' pic prize.
Romanian filmmakers stormed the stage of the National Theater in Cluj during the closing ceremony of the ninth Transylvania Film Festival on Saturday night to demand an end to "outdated and…
Whether trying to uphold the hand-drawn tradition or scrambling to join the stereoscopic 3D bandwagon, business is booming at animation outfits around the world
The ninth edition of the Transilvania fest, set in the storied mountain valley of Cluj-Napoca, kicks off Friday with a slate of 12 competish films by new helmers and a decidedly non-commercial spirit.
It wasn't that long ago that pubcaster Czech TV caused consternation by showing little interest in airing "Citizen Havel," a documentary about Vaclav Havel, the dissident who became president of the…
With the recent opening of Raleigh Studios just outside Budapest, Hungary now boasts so much production capacity that it may actually become a problem, at least for studios and other facilities who…
What producer west of Hungary (or perhaps neighboring Croatia) has ever heard of Pecs? Or Southern Transdanubia, for that matter?
Few foreign productions in Hungary generate headlines like "Bel Ami," the just-completed Robert Pattinson and Uma Thurman starrer from "The Full Monty" producer Uberto Pasolini, which casts Budapest…