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.
Housemates of Prima TV's "Big Brother"-esque reality show "VyVoleni" (The Chosen) have had to deal with more than the usual set of challenges. In fact, there's been more drama off-screen than on.
Czechs should respect the short. That's the message Stefan Uhrik delivered Tuesday in announcing the first-ever Prague Short Film Festival, which will unspool Dec. 8-11 in the city.
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.