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PRAGUE: The Czech State Cinematography Fund announced that it will support three films from the 31 features requesting support and the 14 projects which were declared eligible.

PRAGUE: Shooting of Danish feature Tordenskiold, which started on Czech locations 13 October 2014, is scheduled to wrap 18 November.

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic stands in for Paris in Marguerite, a French period film set in the 1920‘s. The drama about a tone deaf opera singer is directed by Xavier Giannoli (In the Beginning, 2009; Superstar, 2012).

PRAGUE: Shooting of the new film by Petr Nikolaev Dodgeball was competed at the end of September.

PRAGUE: DAFilms.com documentary portal is presenting the first world online retrospective of the famous Czech director Helena Třeštíková under the title A Long Journey through 5 October 5 2014.

PRAGUE: Hollywood stars, Orlando Bloom and two-time Oscar winner Michael Douglas, will move to the Czech Republic for seven weeks to shoot high budget action thriller Unlocked directed by Michael Apted in early November.

PRAGUE: The fifth MIDPOINT educational programme aimed at supporting talent and development in European screenwriting, culminated at Prague's FAMU film school the final weekend of August 2014 with honours for two best projects.

PRAGUE: Director Lee Tamahori (Another Day, Once Were Warriors) is filming Emperor, an epic action-adventure film starring Adrien Brody, in the Czech Republic.

PRAGUE: Czech TV is coproducing three major projects with the Franco-German cultural channel ARTE and Discovery Channel: the documentary Life according to Vaclav Havel, the television miniseries Jan Hus and the cycle Fish Legends with Jakub Vagner.

PRAGUE: The new fairy tale Three Brothers by Jan and Zdeněk Svěrák had attendance of 122,000 in its opening weekend, second only to the Czech record set by the 2013 release of Babovresky by Zdenek Troška produced by Nogup Agency with 140,000 admissions.