GDYNIA, Poland — The first edition of the School of Film Agents, which seeks to develop ideas for strengthening the film biz in Eastern Europe, has spawned at least two crossborder projects…
MADRID — Having carved a market niche selling Spanish and Latin American fare, Madrid-based sales consortium Latido Films is spreading its net, also acquiring worldwide sales rights to a building…
VENICE – "Ukraine Is Not a Brothel," a docu-feature from Australian Kitty Green which lifts the lid on Ukraine's seemingly bizarre bare-breast feminist movement, has been acquired for international…
It may sound like an organization that teaches wannabes how to swim with the big fish in Hollywood. But the School of Film Agents, announced at the recent New Horizons Film Festival in Wroclaw…
The Senate on Thursday confirmed HBO executive James Costos as the next U.S. Ambassador to Spain along with other prominent figures who played major roles in raising money for President Obama’s…
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…
The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
The artist's need to engage in the creative process is again the theme of Jafar Panahi's latest technically forbidden work, less satisfying than his previous pic yet still a bold, melancholy…
While the number of new 3D pics seems to be leveling off Stateside, European filmmakers continue to expand with low-budget and arty 3D toons.
Australian-produced "East Bloc Love" surveys the struggle toward gay rights in several former Soviet bloc nations.