PANAMA CITY –"No Man's Land," the break-through film of Danis Tanovic ("Tr¡age"), figures along with Cristi Puiu's "The Death of Mr. Lazarezcu" and "12:08 East of Bucharest," from Corneliu Porumbiou…
ROME – The fourth When East Meets West pitching and co-prod confab wrapped Wednesday in Trieste, Italy, with Bulgarian producer Martichka Bozhilova’s project “Endless Garden” picking up the top nod.…
Former NBCU Int’l prexy Peter Smith has been appointed managing director of Antenna Group, the largest media company in Greece, in a clear sign that the privately owned outfit founded by Greek…
AMC Networks’ Sundance Channel Global is set to bow Chris Mundy’s Detroit-set crime drama “Low Winter Sun” on its flagship channel in Central and Eastern Europe, Spain, Portugal and Asia. The…
The Hungarian capital, Budapest, couldn't be hotter.
In the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV…
An economic crisis spurs co-productions and shared resources
Shine International, the sales and distribution arm of shingle Shine Group, has agreed deals for seven format commissions in Central and Eastern Europe.
While the U.K. and Italy wrestle with the film community over cuts to government funds, Eastern Europe is divided into haves and have-nots.
Poland has a strong showing in Berlin this year with four titles in official selection, including Jan Komasa's debut "Suicide Room," playing in Panorama Special as a world premiere.
Czech cinema, commanding a nearly 40% domestic marketshare, is at a high-water mark, with ticket prices averaging more than $6 and auds for all films north of 1.2 million -- the biggest crowds…