Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. reports net revenues for the third quarter were up 55% over the same period last yearto $174.8 million (€120.5 million), paced by strong performances in the Czech Republic, Romania and Ukraine. Net income decreased $25 million for a loss of -$18.8 million, due primarily to the weakening dollar.
Bulgaria's government is earmarking an additional 440,000 leva (€226,000) to finance restoration of films in the Bulgarian National Film Archive. The money will be used to restore and transfer the rest of the film archives to a new storage facility.
The 18th Ljubljana International Film Festival (LIFFe), the biggest event of its kind in Slovenia, will feature over 100 films during its two-week run Nov. 7-21. The festival will open with the independent US production The Darjeeling Limited by Wes Anderson.
Documentary director Sergey Lotnitza won the best Central and East European documentary award for his film Artel at the 11th Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival which closed Sunday.
Warsaw (CentEast Daily News) -- It's not enough to make a brilliant movie. It has to be discovered, then picked up for distribution from thousands of other new pictures.
A documentary about the children of victims of post-World War II killings, Children from Petricek Hill by Miran Zupanic, took the Vesna Award for best film at the 10th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portoro
"The Magic Tree" by Andrzej Maleszka, produced by Polish public broadcaster TVP SA, has been nominated for an International Emmy in the Children and Youth category.
Kiss of Death, a short feature film by young director Kristjan Vrtačnik will see its world premiere on Saturday at the 10th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portoroz
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