Poirot sells to CEE

Eight CEE territories have picked up Poirot, the TV series from ITV Studios Global Entertainment.

EFP launches Euro-Canadian co-production lab

European Film Promotion is partnering with with the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) and the Toronto International Film Festival to launch the Producers Lab Toronto September 10-12.

Viasat launches new Baltic channel

Viasat announced it will launch a new channel, Viasat Nature East, in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia as well as in the Ukraine on May 3.

New Europe Film brings CEE cinema to Edinburgh

The 4th New Europe Film festival (April 16-28) will screen films from eight new European Union countries at Edinburgh's favorite art cinema venue, Filmhouse.

FNE at Istanbul IFF 2010: Festival Announces Competition Lineup

As of this year, the Golden Tulip Award, rewarded to a film from the "International Competition" category of the International Istanbul Film Festival will be presented in memoriam Şakir Eczacıbaşı...

EAVE announces new-EU country scholarships

The EAVE Film Finance Forum, taking place April 15-18 in Luxembourg, has announced three scholarships available for participants from the new EU countries. Applications are due March 15.

CME appoints David Sach as new CFO

Central European Media Enterprises (CME, www.cetv-net.com) has appointed David Sach as Chief Financial Officer, effective March 1, 2010.

Liberty Global posts Q4 gain in CEE

Liberty Global saw a 6.5% increase in its UPC CEE division in the fourth quarter of 2009, but posted an annual decrease of 13.9%

M-appeal locks sales for Cyprus, Bulgaria and Slovenia

Berlin-based world sales company m-appeal announced sales for top films from Bulgaria, Cyprus and Slovenia.

Strong web usage in CEE territories

An IAB report shows heavy web usage among users in CEE territories, compared with West European counterparts.

FNE in Berlin: CEE Filmmakers Triumph at 60th Berlinale

BERLIN: The 60th Berlinale was dominated by filmmakers and films from central and Eastern Europe this year who swept most prizes in the top categories.

FNE at Berlinale 2010: Competition On the Path (Na putu)

BERLIN: Bosnian director Jasmila Zbanic has managed the difficult task of following her debut feature Grbavica which won the Golden Bear in 2006 with a second strong film The Path.…
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FNE in Berlin: FilmFestival Cottbus and Connecting Cottbus Award Winners

Cottbus has awarded its "Distribution Support Prize for a festival film From Cottbus to Cinema" to distributor Alpha Medienkontor.
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FNE at Berlinale 2010: Competition How I Ended the Summer (Kak ya provel etim letom)

BERLIN:Russian director Alexei Popogrebsky's film How I Ended the Summer has a cast of just two actors who are isolated at a remote meteorological station in the far north. But…
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FNE in Berlin: Party and Screening Alert: Wednesday

Party Alert: All parties require an invitation from the organizers

Mannerheim moves to Hungarian studio

A Finnish co-production about Marshal Carl Gustav Mannerheim will move its production to Hungary, instead of earlier plans to use Lithuanian facilities.

FNE at Berlinale 2010: Competition Honey (Bal)

BERLIN: The third film in Turkish director Semih Kaplanoglu's poetic trilogy ,Honey is a quiet, beautiful film about the relationship between man and nature. Set in the eastern Black Sea…
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