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…

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Complete Competition Line-up

The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF ( taking place 29 June - 7 July 2012 has announced its competion films in all categories.

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Unveils East of the West Competition

PRAGUE: The Slovak-Czech debut Made in Ashrnrnthere (Až do mesta Aš) by Iveta Grófová will open Karlovy Vary's IFF ( East of the West competition of films from Central and…

FNE at ZLIN: Superhero Conquers Zlin

ZLIN: The German/Irish coproduction Death of a Superhero was the big winner of the 52nd Zlin International Film festival for Children and Youth (, while local favorite Blue Tiger from…

FNE - IDF DocBloc: Ex-Oriente Selects 13 Workshop Projects

{mosimage}PRAGUE: Thirteen films representing twelve countries will participate in the first session of the Ex-Oriente documentary workshop, beginning on 18 June 2012.

FESTIVALS: Zlin to Award Minac, Nemec

{mosimage}ZLIN: The 52nd IFF for Children and Youth (, running 27 May - 3 June 2012 in the Czech city of Zlin, will present the festival's Grand Prix to Slovak…

Korean Film Shoots at Barrandov

PRAGUE: The Korean film Snowpiercer has moved filming to Prague after location shoots in Austria.