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…
The Polish cinema scene is one of the most vibrant in the world, but you'd be forgiven for not knowing that because it's also strangely insular. "You might say that the blessing and the curse of a…
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…
Dieter Kosslick, director of the Berlin Film Festival, and Marion Doering, director of the European Film Academy, will be among the tutors at the first edition of SOFA, a series of film industry…
Most Poles agree that their national cinema has been rejuvenated and the credit should go, in part, to the Polish Film Institute. Since it was launched in 2005, the number of films produced has grown…
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…
An economic crisis spurs co-productions and shared resources
New Jan Hrebejk film "Pupendo" won the top prize at the 16th annual Czech film festival Finale, which wrapped in Plzen on Sunday.