An Estonian film banned at home has scored the main prize at Prague's most popular film gala, Febiofest. The award may help the pic, "Magnus," to be released at home.
Czech audiences, like most around the world, like to see themselves on television -- but are quite curious about U.S. and Western European pop culture at the same time. Prima TV might try to exploit…
After trading his life in the theater for one in politics when the 1989 Velvet Revolution carried him to the Czech Republic presidency, Vaclav Havel is returning to the stage -- with a piece that…
The Czech Republic's top terrestrial web, Nova TV, has added three film shows to its new cable channel, Nova Cinema.
Eastern European film shone at the Sofia fest, which wrapped Saturday with its grand prize going to Russia's "The Mermaid," a moody fantasy parable by Anna Melikyan.
Central European Media Enterprises, the Bermuda-based TV group that dominates the airwaves in six countries in Central and Eastern Europe, has funded an expansion through the offer of $475 million in…
Czech pranksters who hacked into pubcaster Czech TV to superimpose an image of a mushroom cloud over a pastoral shot of the Krkonose mountains during a weather forecast have won the backing of local…
In an upset, French actress and Oscar winner Marion Cotillard won the Czech Lion actress award, an honor normally reserved for local stars.
Broadcasting group Central European Media Enterprises announced its best ever full-year earnings report Thursday, crediting strong growth in its core television stations, rapid expansion and a boom…
Vaclav Havel, one of the more complex figures to emerge from the former East Bloc, comes to life in ways that surprise even his own countrymen in the docu "Citizen Havel," screening at Berlinale.
Faced with leaner, meaner competition to the east, the Czech film biz has finally won a commitment from the state to introduce a Hungary-style tax incentive for foreign productions. At the same time…