Ever the political bellwether, the 23rd Warsaw Film Festival opened Friday with a slate of 190 pics from 55 countries that reflect changing times.
A slew of countries have unveiled their submissions for the foreign-language Oscar race ahead of Monday's closing date.
With average primetime ratings of 15.7 and aud share of 44.3, a shade better than last year at this time, it's clear that Prague's TV Nova has a knack for winning television.
The Czech Film and Television Academy has chosen helmer Jiri Menzel's "I Served the King of England" as the country's entry for a slot in the foreign language category at the Oscars.
Fired up by the successes of HBO, Central European Media Enterprises, News Corp. and others in Central and Eastern Europe, a small army of ventures in digital TV is scrambling for a stake in a market…
A sophisticated infrastructure and experienced crews are what attract big-budget shoots to the Czech Republic and its picturesque capital city, Prague.
A long-awaited new work by playwright/former president Vaclav Havel will not open at Prague's National Theater following a dispute over casting his wife, Dagmar Havlova, according to local reports.
With its roots in the days of perestroika, the Warsaw Intl. Film Fest has creds throughout Eastern Europe as a locus for filmmakers finding their voice.
Vladimir Zelezny, the former chief exec of Czech web TV Nova, has been fined 5 million crowns ($243,740) and handed a suspended two-year sentence for tax evasion.
A 19-year-old from the Czech village of Kaplice in south Bohemia has been charged with producing and uploading a pirate copy of "The Simpsons Movie."
Vaclav Havel's return to the Czech stage is not even firmly calendared but has already run into problems at Prague's National Theater, with his wife, Dagmar Havlova, announcing she will not play the…