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.
The Czech Republic's No. 2 terrestrial web, Prima TV, may be struggling in the ratings at home, but it's a hit in Chicago.
Slovaks toasted a socially conscious German-Hong Kong-Chinese thriller at the Bratislava fest Friday, naming "Blind Mountain" best film and commending helmer Li Yang's "masterful" depiction of…
The long-awaited opening up of Czech secret police files from before the Velvet Revolution is clearly not welcome news for everyone.
Czech auds were all ears Saturday for the Prague Shorts kudos as "Tony Zucho," a quirky comic romance by French helmer Valentina Potiera scored the main prize and Euros 5,000 ($7,300).
The Czech Film Center has joined with one of Central and Eastern Europe's major talent farms, the training program European Audiovisual Entrepreneurs, which brings 150 film industry bizzers to Prague…
Three U.S. theater companies are jockeying for the Gotham preem of "Leaving," a new work by former Czech president/playwright Vaclav Havel, that looks at current political intrigue, both in his…
Booming terrestrial web Central European Media Enterprises has made its first multi-territory acquisition with the purchase of gameshow format "Kids Are All Right" from Endemol-owned Initial.
New Czech features, which often struggle for exposure abroad, are getting a boost in London.