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…
Prague's popular Febiofest has retooled and refocused this year, announcing a newly conceived program under the direction of Stefan Uhrik and Hana Cielova, poached from the Karlovy Vary Film Fest.
Two maverick Slovak helmers who turn 70 this year will draw kudos for contributions to world cinema at the Karlovy Vary fest this summer.
In an effort to update its stodgy image and boost the tepid local bourse, pubcaster Czech TV has announced plans to broadcast live from the Prague Stock Exchange.
Despite complaints about the unreliability of Czech state film funding, 2008 will be a boom year, with 32 locally made features expected to hit cinemas.