Sex in the City

Warsaw (CentEast Daily News) -- The success of the Polish comedy Testosteron-it sold 1.4 million tickets last year, and went on to win the Amber Lion at Gdynia-has encouraged director…
17-10-2007

Backed by independent producers, Polish filmmakers establish new distributor

Warsaw (CentEast Daily News) -- At the CentEast Market, the Polish Film Foundation (PFF)-a new distributor geared for local and international promotion of Polish films-will present its first première, Jerzy…
17-10-2007

Estonia Reloads for Second Explosion at CentEast Market

Warsaw (CentEast Daily News) -- A small republic on the Baltic, with a 1.34 million population, Estonia has a rich history of animation, but with an annual production volume of…
17-10-2007

Country focus: The Romanian wave is approaching

Warsaw (CentEast Daily News) -- The Film Year of 2007 belongs to Romania. Two Romanian films won major prizes at the Cannes International Film Festival, including Cristian Mungiu's abortion story…
17-10-2007

Hungarian Pannonia animation studio faces uncertain future

The state-owned Pannónia Film Kft., once the leading force in a booming Hungarian animation sector, is facing an uncertain future due to inaction on the part of its owner, the…
16-10-2007

Postwar documentary wins Slovenian Vesna prize for best film

A documentary about the children of victims of post-World War II killings, Children from Petricek Hill by Miran Zupanic, took the Vesna Award for best film at the 10th Festival…
16-10-2007

Prague loses another big-ticket Hollywood production

In another blow to the fortunes of the Czech Republic's film industry, production of fhe latest sequel of the Chronicles of Narnia franchise (www.narnia.com), The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,…
15-10-2007

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