Hrebejk, Ondricek Films Headed to Cinemas

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Czech fall film season will get off to an early strong start with films by Jan Hrebejk and David Ondricek scheduled for end-of-summer theatrical releases.

Funding Hampers Czech Film Restoration

{mosimage}PRAGUE: A lack of funds is delaying the restoration of classic Czech films, according the the new director of the Czech National Film Archives, Michal Bregant.

The Best Offer Shoots in Prague

PRAGUE: The Best Offer, by Italian film director Giuseppe Tornatore, is filming in central Prague through local service provider Sirena Film ( The drama set amid the world of art…

Pavlatova Nominated for Cartoon d’Or 2012

The Oscar-nominated Czech filmmaker Michaela Pavlatova is one of five final nominees for the 2012 Cartoon d'Or award, given to the best short animated European film.

FNE at KVIFF 2012: Karlovy Vary FF Prize winners

{mosimage}KARLOVY VARY: The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF (29 June-7 July 2012) awarded its Grand Prix to Norwegian director Martin Lund for his film The Almost Man. The team from the…
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PRODUCTION: Jiri Menzel Begins Filming Suknickari

PRAGUE: Oscar winning director has started a two month shoot on Suknickari, (Womanizer or Skirt-chaser) his first film since I Served the King of England.

Motive Television Signs Contract with CME

LONDON: TV software and services company Motive Television ( has signed a five year contract with Central European Media Enterprises ( subsidiary CET 21 to provide a technology platform for…

Czech Film Law to Include Incentives

PRAGUE: Czech film incentives for foreign films are expected to be incorporated in the new film law, which will be in place at the start of 2013.

FNE at KVIFF 2012: Three films from CEE make LUX Prix finalists

KARLOVY VARY: Three films from central and eastern Europe were included in the 10 films selected as finalists for the European Parliament's 2012 LUX Prize. The finalists were announced at…
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FNE at KIVFF 2012: Helen Mirren awards kicks off 47 KVIFF Festival

KARLOVY VARY: The 47 Karlovy Vary International Film ( kicked off with festival president Jiri Bartoska presenting a life-time achievement award to Helen Mirren who visited the Czech spa town…
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FNE at KVIFF 2012: Visit KVIFF 2012 virutally

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Czech Film Fund Gets Emergency Cash Infusion

PRAGUE: The Czech Republic Ministry of Finance has confirmed it will give 50 milion CZK (2 million euro) to the State Fund for Support and Development of Czech Cinema, which…

Czech Goat Story Set for Autumn Distribution

{mosimage}PRAGUE: Czech director/producer Jan Tomanek is in production with the animated feature Goat Story with Cheese (

Czechs Launch Film Corner and Pitching at Karlovy Vary

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Czech Film Center (CFC, marks its 10th anniversary with an expanded presence at the Karlovy Vary IFF ( targeting industry professionals.

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Adds CEE Event and Award

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF (29 June - 7 July 2012, will offer a new for the best CEE film in the Works in Progress presentation and will…

ANIMATION PRODUCTION: Czechs Comics Classics Quarterfoil in Production

{mosimage}PRAGUE: Czech filmmaker Michal Žabka is shooting his animation feature debut, Quarterfoil, based on a popular Czech comic book series that dates back to the 1970's. Quarterfoil (Čtyřlístek), with a…

OBITUARY: Jaroslava Adamova

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Czech press reported that Czech actress Jaroslava Adamova has died at age 87.

FESTIVALS: Hungarian Film Withdraws from Karlovy Vary

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Karlovy Vary IFF ( announced that the Hungarian German coproduction Dear Betrayed Friends (Draga besugott barataim) has been withdrawn from the East of the West competition. According to…

FNE IDF DocBloc: Czech-Italian Terezin Film Goes into Production

PRAGUE: Wolf, a Czech/Italian documentary coproduction with a Holocaust theme will be filmed over the summer. Italian producer Marta Donzelli (Vivo Film) working with Czech producer Radim Procházka (Produkce Radim…

Czech TV Plans Kids Channel

PRAGUE: Public broadcaster Czech TV is preparing to launch CT3, a channel broadcasting childrens programming, by the end of 2012. A minimum of eight million euros annually is earmarked for…