The 49th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will honor Mel Gibson with its kudo for contribution to world cinema, and will host French helmer/thesp Fanny Ardant, screening her third film, "Obsessive…
Of the notably healthy crop of women filmmakers emerging in Poland, few have found stronger resonance abroad recently than Malgorzata Szumowska, (pictured)who took a feature Teddy at last year's…
You would never guess from the level of international co-productions heading toward Poland that the country remains one of the few in this corner of Europe without cash-back incentives. Agnieszka…
The Czech Republic's key annual film event, Karlovy Vary, honored Hungarian war drama "Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook) with its top prize Saturday in a raucous closing gala, punctuated by a guttural…
Czech industryites say they are worried that the slowly returning tide of foreign productions could fall off again if politicos don't pony up more coin for incentives.
PRAGUE — Ron Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, co-owned by Time Warner, is restructuring its six-nation network of TV stations to counter a “tough market” and shaken consumer confidence…
HBO Europe has seen success in its four key European territories -- the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary and Romania -- with formats like those based on Israeli hit "BeTipul," which features smart…
Polish helmer Agnieszka Holland's HBO Europe miniseries "Burning Bush" is to make its international debut at the Rotterdam Film Festival, the latest TV drama to play at a sprocket opera.
Czech film bizzers are scrambling to assure foreign producers that the country's incentives are alive and well, despite an unexpected veto by the president, Vaclav Klaus, on Monday.
Central European Media Enterprises, in which Time Warner has a 49.9% stake, saw a 15.3% drop in net revenues to $140 million for the quarter ending Sept. 30, it reported Wednesday.
Keenly aware that U.S. productions these days are "a rarity indeed," Poland founded its Film Commission in February to focus on remedying the problem, says commission topper Aleksandra Szczerbak.