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…
If the nominations are any indication, Czech film in 2004 was dominated by the work of its favorite son, helmer Jan Hrebejk.
Local bizzers have financed the Czech Republic's first film commission to help attract projects to the country after the government failed to act. The Czech Film Commission is a one-woman body under…
Whether there's a Czech Eddie Murphy waiting to be discovered remains to be seen, but HBO is launching its standup comedy franchise in the Czech Republic and Slovakia Dec. 17.
The Sixth Bratislava Film Festival kicked off Friday with the preem of Slovak adaptation "Terminal Station," a life lesson developed from a stage piece.
Twenty-first-century Prague isn't the London of Dickens' time. That's the message Roman Polanski had for the Czech parliament on wrapping his four-month "Oliver Twist" shoot in the Czech Republic…