The outlook for Russian cinema is looking up, with three films in Toronto's Contemporary World Cinema section as well as two big domestic box office hits so far this year.
For the Russian biz to develop further it needs to cultivate more producers of the stature of Alexander Rodnyansky, who has established a stable of interlinking companies that allow him to exploit…
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“Prison Break” star and “Stoker” scribe Wentworth Miller came out as gay in a letter sent Wednesday to the St. Petersburg International Film Fest, declining to participate because of Russia’s…
Russian anchor Anton Krasovsky was fired for coming out on live TV earlier this year.
LONDON — Russian news anchor Dmitry Kiselev, who is deputy director of pubcaster Russia One, has denied that a comment he made on TV in which he said the hearts of gay people should be "burned" was…
Russia's box office grew by 4.7% in the first half of this year to $696 million, compared with the same period last year, Unifrance's Joel Chapron told an industry panel at the Locarno Film Festival…
LONDON — Russian broadcaster CTC Media, which operates free-to-air channels CTC, Domashny and Peretz, has tapped Yuliana Slashcheva as CEO. She replaces Boris Podolsky, who leaves the company to…
Three years after he left CNN, Larry King will be back on the TV dial in more than 100 countries. The former CNN host's weekly political talkshow, "Politicking with Larry King," will be carried…
With increasing criticism of a newly passed law in Russia that criminalizes so-called gay “propaganda,” observers say NBC will have to address the issue in some fashion as it broadcasts the Winter…