The Czech Republic's one-year-old television awards, the Elsas, went out as usual Saturday night, but without half of the country's stations in attendance.
While discreetly avoiding any mention of Bond shooting in the Czech Republic, the first high-level British film industry mission to Prague wrapped up its visit last week, apparently satisfied there's…
It's television awards season again in the Czech Republic, and that can mean only one thing: scandal. Producer Petr Vachler, creator of the Elsa, the Czech equivalent tothe Emmy, stands accused of…
It's more like realpolitik TV than reality TV in Prague. The nation's headlines are filled with coverage of the inevitable launch of "Big Brother" in Czech, TV Nova's biggest primetime juggernaut in…
Though Czech auds are demanding more homegrown content, one surprisingly consistent import hit is Fox's "MASH."
Landing the title role in Roman Polanski's "Oliver Twist" was "pretty cool," admitted 12-year-old Barney Clark at the pic's Sept. 24 world preem; learning how to pick pockets from a pro: "brilliant."
The Prague production sector is convinced that "The Omen" has broken the curse after a summer that has seen fewer productions rolling into town.
Czech thesp and film fest prexy Vitezslav Jandak is the new culture minister, following the July death of Pavel Dostal, himself a former dissident legit actor.
The Poles and Israelis came from behind to conquer the 40th Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday amid a Carnival-esque ceremony that required the theater to be cleared of fireworks…
No point waiting for state film funds to come to the rescue in the former East bloc, or so says Slovak helmer Juraj Jakubisko.
The Karlovy Vary fest celebrated the list of promising directors from Central and Eastern Europe with rock 'n' roll and packed screenings.