Moscow IFF Competition: Postcard

Kaneto Shindô, age 99 and a Moscow IFF veteran, returns to the festival where he first presented his films 50 years ago, and where he received a Lifetime Achievement award…

PRODUCTION: Destiny in development

The Czech Production company Central European Production and Locations ( signed an coproduction agreement with the Chinese production company V.V .Hand Productions of Beijing to co-produce the action adventure film…

MIFF 2011: Moscow Film Festival opens with star studded gala

{mosimage}MOSCOW: The 33 Moscow International Film Festival ( got off to a star studded start with the world premier of Hollywood blockbuster Transformers: Dark of the Moon on 23 June…

FNE at DISCOP Budapest 2011: TV Market in Transition

BUDAPEST: The 21st year of the Central and East European TV market, DISCOP Budapest (, wrapped an era and moved into its next phase: young maturity. The 2011 market (which…

Moscow IFF Competition: Serdtsa Bumerang

Serdtsa Bumerang is the third feature film by Nikolay Khomeriki.

Moscow IFF: Chapiteau-show

The young Russian director of Chapiteau-show Sergei Loban has developed something of a cult following.

Moscow IFF Competition: The Other Family / La Otra Familia

The notable Mexican director Gustavo Loza screens his dramatic film The Other Family, for which he also wrote the screenplay, in the Moscow International Film Festival.

Moscow IFF Competition: The Waves/Las Olas

The Waves is the first feature fiction film of Alberto Morais, whose credits include several short films and the documentary Un lugar en el cine.

Moscow IFF Competition: Montevideo

Montevideo, Taste of a Dream, the first feature directed by the popular actor Dragan Bjelogrlić, has been a big hit in Serbia: 515,000 viewers, (twice as many as Avatar) since…

FNE at DISCOP Budapest 2011: License Market Signature Launches in Poland

BUDAPEST: DISCOP founder Patrick Jucaud started the second day of DISCOP Budapest (21-24 June 2011, with another major announcement: the launch of Signature, a licensing market, in Poland, followed…

ACT Faces Copyright Issues

BUDAPEST: Speaking at the DISCOP Budapest TV market, Ross Biggam, Director General of the Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) said the issue of copyright will be the organization's…

Moscow IFF Competition: Revenge: A Love Story/Fuk Sau Che Chi Sei

Wong Ching Po, known for his thriller Jiang Hu (aka Gong Wu, Blood Brothers, 2004) about Hong Kong gangs with Andy Lau and Jacky Cheung, screens his fifth feature film…

Moscow IFF Competition: American Translation

With their Moscow competition entry American Translation, Pascal Arnold and Jean-Marc Barr create a thriller genre film about two young people, Chris (Pierre Perrier) and Aurora (Lizzie Brocheré), who meet…

Moscow IFF Competition: The Perfect Life/La Vita Facile

The Italian comedy The Perfect Life was made in the spirit of classic Italian comedies of the 1970's, as a commentary on the national way of life.

MIFF 2011: Moscow to Host International Film Finance Forum

MOSCOW: For the first time Moscow will host the International Film Finance Forum Moscow 2011, sponsored by Corporate Finance Bank, to be held at Radisson Royal Hotel on 24 June…

Moscow IFF Competition: Escalation/Escalade

French director, scriptwriter and producer Charlotte Silvera turned to the Russian play Dear Elena Sergeevna by Lyudmila Razumovskaya as the source material for her film Escalation. It tells a story…

FNE at MIFF: Taboo - The Soul Is Stranger on Earth

Christoph Stark is in competition at Moscow IFF with Taboo - The Soul Is Stranger on Earth/Tabu - Es ist die Seele ein Fremdes auf Erden, the haunted love story…

CME Receives Adam Smith Award

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. (CME, ) has been awarded the Treasury Today Adam Smith Award for Best Practice and Innovation 2011 in the Best Corporate Debt Solution category.

Moscow IFF Competition: Joanna

Feliks Falk, one of the masters of Polish cinema, returns with Joanna, a moving story of love and courage set during WWII.

FNE at Moscow IFF: MIFF Competition Films

MOSCOW: The 33rd Moscow International Film Festival (, which takes place 23 June through 2 July 2011, has selected 17 films for its main international competition.