As the first former Eastern Bloc country to set up a 20% rebate system for foreign productions back in 2003, Hungary has proved itself to be arguably Europe's most dedicated magnet for foreign…
Why: Romania is clearly on the rise, with hard-wired new studios such as MediaPro, which this year won over the producers of Woody Harrelson starrer "Bunraku" through its L.A. rep, Media in Action.
In a nation notorious for its agnostics, the Czech Republic's docu fest in Jihlava gave top honors to a pic recounting an alleged visitation by the Virgin Mary — or at least its effects on two young…
Judging by the results posted Wednesday by Central European Media Enterprises, the broadcasting group has yet to feel the full force of the economic storm.
Central European Media Enterprises, Ron Lauder's television web covering the former East Bloc, has advised investors that earnings expectations have been reduced for the coming year because of the…
Milan Kundera's novels are populated by spies, dissidents and intellectuals. And now it appears the "Unbearable Lightness of Being" author may have had a personal take on his subjects.
Prague's Moffom fest, celebrating music and film, launches tonight at the city's ornate Lucerna cinema, in an Art Nouveau arcade on Wenceslas Square.
The bloody medieval battle in the biggest-budget film in Slovak history, "Bathory," is starting to look like just a warm-up amid contentions over the country's Oscar entry.
The Czech Film and Television Academy has chosen "Karamazovs" to represent the Czech Republic in the race for the foreign-language Oscar.
At Czech distrib Artcam, an 8-year-old shingle that has won critical praise as one of the country's leading distribs of arthouse pics from abroad, it's all about educating auds, says the company's…
A twin organization with arthouse cinema Kino Soprus, which provides an arty alternative for Estonians, Estonian distrib Tallinnfilm has released 50 films since its revamp. Distribution and…