SAN SEBASTIAN – Mexico looks set to institute new quality controls on the now dozens of its films which draw down tax-break finance, Jorge Sánchez, director of the IMCINE Mexican Film Institute…
The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected “Fair Play” to represent the country in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the upcoming Academy Awards. The film, directed by Andrea…
Czech film bizzers are reporting a healthy jump in foreign productions and a new "more business-like" approach to the country's production incentives, which have been boosted by 300 million korunas…
The lineup of the 29th Warsaw Film Festival, which runs Oct. 11-20, will include 22 world preems, 21 international preems and 22 European preems. The program, which was unveiled today, includes 123…
The Czech Film and Television Academy has selected the theatrical version of HBO Europe’s “Burning Bush” as its Oscar entry in the foreign-language category. Agnieszka Holland’s drama centers on…
The honeymoon phase ends more quickly than expected for a Czech couple when past secrets come to light in Jan Hrebejk’s tense new feature. The prolific helmer nabbed directing honors at the Karlovy…
Arthouse programmers should take note of this snappy, sparkling comedy from talented Czech helmer-scribe Alice Nellis.
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.
The showbiz infrastructure is well-developed in the Czech Republic, which has the highest GDP per capita of the former Soviet Bloc states.
The Czech Republic’s Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, the leading sprocket opera in Central and Eastern Europe, will fete John Travolta with its Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution…