The Balcony opens theatrically across Lithuania

Film and theatre director Giedre Beinoriute's new film The Balcony (http://balkonas.wordpress.com) opened in the four biggest Lithuanian cities: Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, and Siauliai.
22-10-2008

Distribution of Bulgarian films gains traction

The fall kicked off with the first success of a modern distribution style for new Bulgarian films.
21-10-2008

56’ revolution Documentary for Oscar

Hungarian born Hollywood director Klaudia Kovacs will place her documentary Torn from the Flag in competition for the best feature-length documentary Academy Award.
21-10-2008

BooBoo in the Land of Bears and Palms

Agencies selling films abroad, institutions common in the West, are still as rare in Poland as snow in Havana.
21-10-2008

Opus Film Sees Potential in Young Artists

The films presented at this year's CentEast Market included My Flesh, My Blood by debuting director Marcin Wrona, a project involving Opus Film, one of Poland's largest production companies.
21-10-2008

Czechs dominate EFA documentary nominations

Prix Arte winner Rene was one of two Czech films among the ten documentary films nominated for the European Film Academy (EFA) "European Film Academy Documentary 2008 - Prix Arte".
20-10-2008

Antalya Film Festival And Eurasia Market and Festival

The 45th edition of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (October 10-19) turned out to be a surprise
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Festival winners also market winners in Warsaw

Three award winners at the 24th Warsaw International Film Festival were also screened in the CentEast Market Warsaw programme, which ran during the latter half of the Warsaw festival.
20-10-2008

Polish films: still finding a way to the international market

Although more full-length features are being made in Poland in recent years, still very few of them find their way to distribution in other countries.
20-10-2008

Media's MIPCOM platform supports new EU states

Stand H4.35 has become one of the liveliest business meeting spots at MIPCOM: the MEDIA Unbrella stand offers a home to over 100 companies from the EU.
20-10-2008

Two Polish films will vie for Golden Globes

Jerzy Skolimowsk's Golden Globe hopeful Four Nights with Anna could find competition at home: recently announced Oscar candidate Tricks is also hoping to be entered in the Golden Globe foreign…
19-10-2008

Star of Good, Viggo Mortensen praises the Hungarian shoot

An adaptation of the C. P. Taylor 1981 play, the Hungarian filmed Good will receive its European premiere at the upcoming Rome Film Festival starting next week (www.romacinemafest.it).
19-10-2008

The Polish Film Institute: first production, then promotion

"The Warsaw International Film Festival is one of our priorities when it comes to film-related events," says Jacek Fuksiewicz, Deputy Director for Film Production at the Polish Film Institute.
19-10-2008

Farewell Hemingway, hello Bulgaria

Svetoslav Ovtcharov's A Farewell to Hemingway is the latest piece from Bulgaria, which in the last five years has pulled itself out of cinematic oblivio.
19-10-2008

TVP business buzzes at MIPCOM

Public broadcaster Polish Television (TVP) is doing brisk business at MIPCOM, running October 13-17
16-10-2008

Goat Story premieres October 16

Goat Story: The Old Prague Legends, the first Czech CGI feature animated comedy, premiered October 16 in Prague.
16-10-2008

End of Uncertainty for Warsaw Film Festival

The 24th Warsaw International Film Festival is turning out to be a breakthrough edition in terms of the event's financing.
16-10-2008

Treat on "Tricks”

Andrzej Jakimowski's second feature, Tricks, is the topic of CentEast's distribution panel discussion, taking place October 17 as part of the 4th CentEast Market Warsaw (October 15-19).
16-10-2008

Ukraine reaches out to neighbors

A 65% increase in ad revenues is fueling Ukrania's production and TV growth, a panel of industry leaders told MIPCOM attendees.
15-10-2008