Motive Television Signs Contract with CME

LONDON: TV software and services company Motive Television (www.motivetelevision.co.uk) has signed a five year contract with Central European Media Enterprises (www.cetv-net.com) subsidiary CET 21 to provide a technology platform for…
02-07-2012

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.
02-07-2012

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 (www.kviff.com) 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

Click HERE to visit KVIFF 2012 virtualy
30-06-2012

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…
25-06-2012

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 (www.kozipribeh.cz/kozipribeh2).
25-06-2012

Czechs Launch Film Corner and Pitching at Karlovy Vary

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Czech Film Center (CFC, www.filmcenter.cz) marks its 10th anniversary with an expanded presence at the Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.com) targeting industry professionals.
24-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Karlovy Vary Adds CEE Event and Award

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF (29 June - 7 July 2012, www.kviff.com) will offer a new for the best CEE film in the Works in Progress presentation and will…
19-06-2012

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…
19-06-2012

OBITUARY: Jaroslava Adamova

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Czech press reported that Czech actress Jaroslava Adamova has died at age 87.
18-06-2012

FESTIVALS: Hungarian Film Withdraws from Karlovy Vary

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.com) announced that the Hungarian German coproduction Dear Betrayed Friends (Draga besugott barataim) has been withdrawn from the East of the West competition. According to…
17-06-2012

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…
14-06-2012

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…
11-06-2012

FESTIVALS: KVIFF Complete Competition Line-up

The 47th Karlovy Vary IFF (www.kviff.cz) taking place 29 June - 7 July 2012 has announced its competion films in all categories.
05-06-2012

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 (www.kviff.cz) East of the West competition of films from Central and…
05-06-2012

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 (www.zlinfest.cz), while local favorite Blue Tiger from…
03-06-2012

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.
25-05-2012

FESTIVALS: Zlin to Award Minac, Nemec

{mosimage}ZLIN: The 52nd IFF for Children and Youth (www.zlinfest.cz), running 27 May - 3 June 2012 in the Czech city of Zlin, will present the festival's Grand Prix to Slovak…
22-05-2012

Korean Film Shoots at Barrandov

PRAGUE: The Korean film Snowpiercer has moved filming to Prague after location shoots in Austria.
16-05-2012