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.
Hungary gained a leg up on its old Eastern Bloc and Austro-Hungarian Empire neighbors nearly a decade ago when it launched the region's first tax-incentive scheme for film producers.
PRAGUE -- Europe's top cinematography fest, Plus Camerimage, has announced its competish line-up, topped by Ben Affleck's "Argo," lensed by Rodrigo Prieto, and Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master,"…
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.