The Czech television market has rarely been in such good shape. Business grew by 3%, or 17.7 billion crowns, in 2005 and the country's two terrestrials are now poised to raise ad rates dramatically…
Prague's most popular film event, the Febiofest, kicks off its 13th edition here today. With theatrical auds down 20% in the last year, the sight of crowds thronging to the Village Cinemas for 284…
The Czech Republic's two resident Oscar-winning helmers are springing back into action, and have both begun shooting long-awaited feature films.
Ronald Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, which has stations in six countries in the region, posted booming financials Thursday that exceeded analyst expectations.
"Something Like Happiness" dominated the Czech Lions on Saturday, winning seven awards, including film, director, actor, actress and screenplay. "Happiness" scribe-helmer Bohdan Slama took home the…
Bond's got his bad guy. The evil Le Chiffre will be played by Danish thesp Mads Mikkelsen ("King Arthur"), announced "Casino Royale" helmer Martin Campbell on Wednesday.
When the Czech Republic's crown jewel film studio Barrandov changed management last year, many in the biz didn't expect much to change.
What's good news for local filmmakers is bad news for TV, or so terrestrial webs are saying about the new Czech film tax. The law, being mulled by pols in the senate, would pump e10 million-e15…
A new wave of contemporary social features picked up most of the nominations for the Czech Lions film awards on Wednesday evening, with Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers" taking the award for foreign…
Vladimir Zelezny, the TV exec who cost the Czech Republic $500 million in reparations to U.S.-backed Central European Media Enterprises after he stole control of its Nova TV station in the mid-1990s…
Slovakia's main film fest honored local and global work of first- and second-time helmers on Saturday, wrapping up a week in which 23,000 viewers endeavored to load up on non-mainstream fare.