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.
Stars at Central Europe's Karlovy Vary film fest haven't been shy about talking politics as the nine-day gala reaches its midpoint.
Karlovy Vary, Central Europe's most respected fest, opened Friday with considerably more than its usual star pull.
Sharon Stone, Robert Redford and Liv Ullmann will attend the Karlovy Vary Film Festival to receive the event's top honor, the Crystal Globe for artistic contribution to world cinema. Fest also has…
The completion of Central European Media Enterprises' buyout of the Czech Republic's leading terrestrial web, Nova TV, was all but closed last week for $898 million.
Prague studio Barrandov has shaken up its management, replacing CEO Radomir Docekal with Veslava Piegzova, a finance wiz brought in from Moravia Steel, the majority owner of the venerable Czech…
Michael Garin plans to give Czech taxpayers their money's worth.
Czech film industry types are fond of pooh-poohing Romania (or any other former East bloc country) as a viable competitor for quality, low-cost production in the region. Now they seem to have an…