Russians and Poles are joining forces to generate heat for film from Eastern Europe, as auds at splashy events in Moscow and Warsaw could see this past week.
PRAGUE -- Poland's third American Film Festival will host six U.S. indie pics at its works-in-progress session, including Matt Porterfield's "I Used to Be Darker."
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN -- In the place where Sergei Eisenstein once created agitprop for Stalin to help inspire the Russian effort to beat back the Nazis, Kazakhfilm studios has put $7 million into "Myn…
PRAGUE -- The Czech Republic has submitted David Ondricek's '50s-set political thriller "In the Shadow of the Horse" for Oscar foreign language consideration.
PRAGUE -- Romania has entered helmer Cristian Mungiu's Cannes award winner "Beyond the Hills" into the race for foreign language Oscar.
PRAGUE -- Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has rejected a plea to expand the country's film production incentives even as he acknowledges they help the local economy.
KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic -- Karlovy Vary's Crystal Globe jury spread the love around Saturday as the 47th edition of the Czech fest wrapped with prizes for seven of the 12 competition films.
PRAGUE -- The 47th Karlovy Vary Film Festival kicks off Friday with Lisa Barros D'Sa and Glenn Leyburn's biopic "Good Vibrations" about record-store owner Terri Hooley, who fostered punk rock in…
PRAGUE -- Romania's leading filmmakers are protesting a move by the new government of Prime Minister Victor Ponta to put the Romanian Cultural Institute, the body that promotes the country's arts at…
As Eastern European studios clamor for more business, a less visible sector is ramping up its already well-established tradition.
Just as major international productions have begun rolling into Prague again, thanks largely to the launch of long-sought rebates, some high-profile filmmakers are yearning for more diverse locations.