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…
"The City of the Sun," helmer Martin Sulik's timely tale of laid-off workers who go into business for themselves, was the grand prizewinner at last week's Pilsen Finale Czech film fest.
"The City of the Sun," helmer Martin Sulik's tale of laid-off workers who go into business for themselves, won the grand prize at the Finale Pilsenfilm fest on Sunday.
Czech film is at a crossroads, according to Zdenek Tyc, one of the nation's first post-Velvet Revolution rebel helmers. Before awarding the grand prize at the Pilsen Finale Czech feature film fest to…
Robert Redford, Liv Ullmann and vet Czech helmer Jiri Krejcik will be present to receive Crystal Globes for artistic achievement at the 40th Karlovy Vary Film Festival's opening gala July 1, the…
Commercial TV leaders TV Nova and Prima plus Czech exhibs and distribs are opposing a 3% tax on movie tickets, home video sales and broadcast advertising coin that would raise 300 million Czech…
Vladimir Zelezny, the man who hijacked the Czech Republic's leading private television station, TV Nova, in the mid-'90s, is still a folk hero to some.
Though the TV market in the Czech Republic is undergoing a shakeup, programming has not yet been affected: Reality shows are hot, but locally produced family dramas and celeb talkshows are holding…
Prague's booming Febiofest opened March 31 with an expanded new home, a new indie prize and a slate of 336 film and video screenings of world cinema, docus and shorts.
Czech helmer Jan Hrebejk nabbed his third Czech Lion film award on Saturday, this time for "Up and Down," which also took honors for film, screenplay (Petr Jarchovsky) and actress (Emilia Vasaryova).
Life imitating puppetry? Only in the Czech Republic. The North Korean embassy in Prague, perturbed over the skewering of Kim Jong-il in "Team America: World Police," asked the Czech Ministry of…