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Central European Media Enterprises Enters Bulgaria July 28, 2008, Hamilton, Bermuda Continues Its Eastern European Expansion Acquires 80% Interest in TV2 and Ring TV Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. ("CME") (Nasdaq/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) today announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire from Top Tone Media Holdings Limited…
Famous Polish TV personality Grazyna Torbicka personally supports FNE "For me its very very useful, I receive and read it every day. It is very useful to know what's going on in the region and it was previously an undiscovered area. FNE is doing a very good job. FNE informs…
DRG COMPANIES REPORT STRONG DISCOP London, 24 July 2008 - Companies which form part of the Digital Rights Group (DRG) returned from DISCOP last month with a range of confirmed deals, it was announced today. C4i, one of the UK's most prestigious distribution brands signed a package of programming to…
THE SINGING BEE SPREADS ITS WINGS WITH ZEAL ENTERTAINMENT London, 21 July 2008 - International hit format The Singing Bee continues to prove a runaway success, with new production deals and second seasons commissioned worldwide, it was announced today by Andrea Jackson, Managing Director at format and events programming distributor…
ZLÍN FEST GOES SPANISH IN 2009 On Wednesday 9 July 2008, the festival artistic director, Petr Koliha, announced at a regular meeting held in Karlovy Vary during the KV IFF that the 49th edition of Film Festival Zlín is to continue the tradition of devoting the dramaturgy to cinematography of…
The European Commission has approved a €43 million Latvian film support scheme until 31 December 2013 under EC Treaty state aid rules. The six-year scheme covers all Latvia's film support measures including film development, production and distribution of Latvian and European films, particularly in rural Latvia. The Commission found that…
We are pleased to announce that Allan Starski, who won an Academy Award in 1993 for Art Direction/Set Direction on Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List (with Ewa Braun), will join the Westerplatte team as Production Designer. Allan also won a César from the Académie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema for…
Berlin, July 11, 2008 EEAP continues successful sales activities In the past weeks, EEAP and A Company have closed on significant film packages with several TV broadcasters. In Slovakia, a 5-title deal, including Steven Seagal's new action thriller "Ruslan" was confirmed by TV Joy as well as by Markiza. Poland's…
Taskovski Films (www.taskovskifilms.com) is proud to announce that the film by Robert Lakatos "Barthalo! (Good Luck!)" was awarded the Europa Cinemas Label prize in Karlovy Vary 2008. Bahrtalo! is an international coproduction made by Hungarian production company Inforg Studio (www.inforgstudio.hu) together with Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion from Austria and Intuit Pictures…
Statististické údaje / Fact and Figuresleden - květen 2008 / January - May 2008TOP 20 V ROCE 2008 / TOP 20 IN 2008Poř.RankČeský názevTitleAnglický názevEnglish TitleZeměCountryDistributorDistributorPremiéraPremiereNávštěvnostAdmissionsTržby/KčBox Office/CZK1 Asterix a Olympijské hry Astérix aux jeux olympiques FR SPI 31.1.2008 291 967 31 250 5302 Bobule Grapes CZ Bioscop/Magic Box 27.3.2008 269…
České filmy 2007-2008 (stav ke dni 30.6.2008) / Czech Films 2007-2008 (as for June 30th, 2008)Název / TitlePremiéra /PremiereProdukce / ProducerProdej /SalesÚčast na festivalech / Festivals Prodej / SalesObsluhoval jsem anglického krále /I Served the King of England21.12.2006 /11.1.2007AQS, Bioscop, TV Nova,Barrandov Studio, Magic BoxSlovakia, UPPAQS, Bavaria FilmInternationalBerlinale – FIPRESCI…
Czech Film Center - Film Commission 2007/2008 Press Release For five years running, the office of Czech Film Commission has served as an information and consulting center for foreign filmmakers and television crews interested in filming in the Czech Republic. Among Czech Film Commission's most recent activities are its participation…
From 16 to 22 July, the Walter Reade Theater in New Yorku will be the venue of a retrospective overview of Slovenian cinema, named At the Crossroads: Slovenian Cinema by the programme selector, Richard Peña. The first retrospective of Slovenian cinema took place in 2003 (7 to 12 May) at…
Paris/Los Angeles, 3 July – Leading Central and Eastern European content market DISCOP EAST, which took place from 18-20 June at the Sofitel Atrium Hotel in Budapest, today reported a hugely successful event with attendees and exhibiting companies significantly up on previous years, it was announced today by Patrick Jucaud,…
Prague, 27 June 2008 – Jan Hřebejek’s and Petr Jarchovský’s movie BEAUTY IN TROUBLE (KRÁSKA V NESNÁZÍCH) went into distribution in the USA on Tuesday, June 13th, when it premiered at Angelika Film Center in New York’s SoHo district. Thanks to good reviews and targeted promotion, the film became the…
Taskovski Films (www.taskovskifilms.com) proudly presents two documentaries in competition at the 43rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival: Helena Trestikova’s new documentary Rene will be premiered in the section Documentary Films in Competition and Robert Lakatos' directorial feature film debut Bahrtalo! competes in the East of the West section. With raw…
License Reissued to Reflect the New Ownership Structure HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central EuropeanMedia Enterprises Ltd. ("CME") (Nasdaq/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) todayannounced that on June 30, 2008 it completed the purchase of 30% minorityinterest in the Studio 1+1 group. CME has increased its ownership of Studio1+1 to 90%…
FILMBOX POLAND IINTRODUCES COMMERCIAL FOR ONE OF THE SPI MOVIE CHANNELS FILMBOX Polska is currently finalizing a contract with ATMEdia Sp zoo to introduce commercials onto the channels. The channel will be included in the AtMedia fall offer. The planned date of introducing advertising is October 2008, only on FILMBOX.…
We are pleased to inform that Lithuanian film LOSS (original title NEREIKALINGI ZMONES) has got 2 awards in the prestigious 11th Shanghai International Film Festival (one of 12 A class festivals in the world). On June 22nd, 2008 international jury headed by director Wong Kar Wai ("Ashes of time redux",…
Eastern Europe Delivers on its Promise Potential of central and eastern European television now being fulfilled New research from Informa Telecoms & Media has found that the long-held potential of central and eastern European TV markets is now being realized with significant revenue growth. Eastern European TV (12th edition) has…