Popularity of Vorel film High School surprises critics

Tomas Vorel´s new film High School (www.gymplfilm.cz) has grabbed third place among Czech viewers after its first two weeks of screening, surprising some critics.
15-10-2007

TVP SA program nominated for International Emmy

"The Magic Tree" by Andrzej Maleszka, produced by Polish public broadcaster TVP SA, has been nominated for an International Emmy in the Children and Youth category.
14-10-2007

Filmarchives.online is new resource for film professionals

A new web gateway called filmarchives.online (www.filmarchives-online.eu) may become a sought-after resource for film professionals seeking convenient access to moving image collections from European film archives. Coordinated by the German…
14-10-2007

Two Lithuanian shorts ready for release

Film studio Studija 2 is preparing for release two short features: Perl by director Laimantas Kairys and Intrigue of Reality directed by Justinas Lingys. Both films are produced by Arunas…
11-10-2007

World premiere Saturday of Slovenian film Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death, a short feature film by young director Kristjan Vrtačnik will see its world premiere on Saturday at the 10th Festival of Slovenian Film in Portoroz
11-10-2007

Bulgarian film among 10 docs nominated for European Prix Arte

The Bulgarian film Divorce Albanian Style by Adela Peeva is among the 10 documentaries nominated for the European Film Academy's 2007 Prix Arte competition for documentary films.
10-10-2007

British-Czech Taskovski Films tackles Serbia, Bosnia

Having made its reputation on two Czech films that have become international hits, British-Czech production company Taskovski Films is aggressively expanding its activities to include Serbia and Bosnia.
10-10-2007

Two Turkish productions competing in Eurasia festival

Two Turkish productions are included within the competition section of International Eurasia Film Festival this year.
10-10-2007

Miranda Richardson, Nicholas Roeg to attend Eurasia film festival

The Third International Eurasia Film Festival, under the auspices of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, will host British actress Miranda Richardson and Nicholas Roeg during the Turkish premiere of…
10-10-2007

CentEast Market draws 200 film professionals

Some 200 film professionals are expected to attend the third CentEast Market, a specialised market for films from Central and Eastern Europe to be held during the 22nd Warsaw International…
09-10-2007

Romania-based RCS & RDS plans December IPO

Romania-based pay TV provider RCS & RDS S.A. has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange.
09-10-2007

Czech Oscar choice tops domestic charts

Renowned Czech director Jiří Menzel´s film I Served the King of England, the country's entry for best foreign-language film at the Academy awards in February, is also the hottest-selling domestic…
08-10-2007

Slovenian Film Festival expands beyond domestic borders

The Slovenian Film Festival, which opened Sunday for its 10th year, is featuring two new sections designed to extend the festival's horizons beyond domestic borders in advance of Slovenia's presidency…
08-10-2007

Fantasy film by Gabor Csupo shoots in Hungary (update)

The Secret of Moonacre, a feature by former animation maven and three-time Emmy Award winner Gabor Csupo, is shooting entirely in Hungary, leaving most of its $27 million (€19 million)…
07-10-2007

Macedonian-Swiss writer wins Central European Pitch Forum

A Swiss-based writer from Macedonia, Mitko Panov, was named winner of the first Central European Pitch Forum in the city of Pecs, Hungary.
07-10-2007

Bontonfilm posts euro 1.2M profit in 2006

Czech film distributor Bontonfilm (www.bontonfilm.cz) reported net profit of 32.7 million crowns (euro 1.2 million) in 2006, reversing a 38.2 million crown loss from the previous year.
07-10-2007

Aron Gauder joins forces with Iceland on Egill (update)

Young Hungarian animation director Aron Gauder is in full throttle working on his full-length 3D feature Egill, a follow-up to his acclaimed The District!, with an Icelandic company cast as…
04-10-2007

More than 80 titles to be screened at Eurasia Film Festival

More than 80 titles will be screened at the 3rd International Eurasia Film Festival, which is the gateway to the 44th Antalya Film Festival in Turkey. Awards of $75,000 and…
04-10-2007

Czech market may see new DVD technology this year

The Czech video market will stay with the classical DVD format longer than elsewhere in Europe, partly because it’s still lucrative, says a top DVD distributor. But some films produced…
03-10-2007

Warsaw Film Festival to screen 190 films from 55 countries

Some 190 films from 55 countries will be screened at the 23rd Warsaw Film Festival which gets under way next week. Some of the latest films worldwide are included in…
03-10-2007