FESTIVALS: The House Takes Top FINALE Award

PLZEN: The House (www.fogndesirefilms.cz)by debuting Slovak director Zuzana Liova won the Golden Kingfisher for best film at the 25th FINAL (www.festivalfinale.cz) festival of Czech Films.

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Alois Nebel

{mosimage}PLZEN: Tomas Lunak makes an impressive debut with the black-and-white rotoscope animated film Alois Nebel based on a Czech graphic novel and screening in the Czech Feature Film Competition at…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Gypsy

{mosimage}PLZEN: Martin Sulik, who received a five-film tribute at the Czech nation film festival FINALE, presents his multiple award winner Gypsy in the main competition.

FNE at FINALE Plzen: District League – Pepik Hnatek’s Last Stand

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The current Czech box office hit District League - Pepik Hnatek's Last Stand screens in competition at the 25th FINALE festival of Czech Films (www.filmfestfinale.cz).

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Nothing Against Nothing

{mosimage}PLZEN: Director Petr Marek screen his thirty-something film Nothing Against Nothing in the main competition of the Czech national film festival FINALE, running through 28 April 2012. The film is…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Long Live the Family

{mosimage}PLZEN: Director Robert Sedlacek, whose TV film Men in Rut was a surprise hit at the 2010 FINALE festival of Czech films, returns to the 25th FINALE with a satiric…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Oldies But Goldies

{mosimage}PLZEN: Current Czech box office hit Oldies But Goldies directed by Jiri Strach screens in the main competition of the Czech national film festival FINALE (www.datakal.filmfestival.cz), running through 28 April…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Four Suns

{mosimage}PLZEN: Czech director and screenwriter Bohdan Slama brings his Sundance screened drama Four Suns to Plzen, where it screens in the main competition of the national Czech film festival FINALE.

FNE at FINALE Plzen: The House

{mosimage}PLZEN: Following its recent Best Film win at the Slovak national The Sun in a Net awards, The House by Slovak director/writer Zuzana Liova screens in the main competition of…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: A Night Too Young

{mosimage}PLZEN: A Night Too Young (Prilis mlada noc), the first feature film from Slovenian director Olmo Omerzu, competes at the FINALE Plzen, after its 29 March 2012 theatrical release in…

FNE at FINALE Plzen: Flower Buds

{mosimage}PLZEN: Flower Buds (Poupata), the debut film from Zdenek Jirasky and big winner at the Czech Lion film awards (www.vac.cz), goes up against nine other film in the main competition…

New Documentary Workshop Accepting Applications

{mosimage}PRAGUE: DOK.Incubator (www.dokincubator.net) is accepting applications for its first workshop through 15 May 2012.

Pepik Hnatek Leads Czech Box Office

PRAGUE: District league - Pepik Hnatek's Last Stand held on to the first place at the Czech box office for the third week in a row, beating out U.S. hit…

FESTIVALS: Ten Czech Features Compete in Finale Plzen

{mosimage}PLZEN: The Czech national film festival FINALE (www.festivalfinale.cz/en/), which runs 22-28 April 2012 in the western Czech city of Plzen, has selected 10 Czech feature films for the New Czech…

FNE - IDF DocBloc: It's All Czech in Pilsen + ZOOM:Poland, Martin Šulík

PLZEN: Some of the Czech Republic's leading filmmakers will be represented in the more than 20 films screening in the Finale Plzen documentary competition.

FESTIVALS: Febiofest Grand Prix 2012 goes to The Good Son

{mosimage}PRAGUE: The winner of the festival's Grand Prix is The Good Son (Hyvä poika) by the Finnish director, Zaida Bergroth. The thrilling family drama has won against 11 other films…

Borgia Films Season Two in Prague

The ZDF/ORF (www.orf.at) production Borgia began filming on its second season in Prague on 25 March 2012.

Cinema City Opens Ostrava Multiplex

WARSAW: Central Europe's largest exhibitor Cinema City opened Forum Nova Karolina, an eight-screen, 1,195 multiplex in Ostrava, Czech Republic, on 22 March.

FESTIVALS: Jihlava IDFF Launches Producers Project

{mosimage}The Jihlava Doc Fest (www.dokument-festival.cz) is organizing the first Emerging Producers Project, taking place 25-28 October 2012, during the festival.

Frankenstein’s Army Shooting in Czech Republic

{mosimage}Dutch director/writer Richard Raaphorst has begun filming the horror movie Frankenstein's Army in the Czech Republic.