FESTIVALS: European Films Compete at Cyprus Film Days

Nine European films have been selected for the first international competition of the ninth Cyprus Film Days festival, 8-17 April 2011. The festival will take place in both Lemosos and…

Cyprus State TV Employees Stage Protest

Employees of public broadcaster Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC) staged a protest on 30 March 2011 over delayed payment of wages, and planned to stage more protests on 31 March.

Cyprus Announces 48 Hour Film Project

Cyprus will hold its first 48 Hour Film Project on 27-29 May 2011. Cyprus filmmakers are invited to participate in a short filmmaking competition, with the winning film going on…

Cyprus Set for Digital Switch

The Cyprus minister of Communications and Works announced that Cyprus is prepared to end analog transmission on 1 July 2011. Until then, digital and analog transmissios will be operating in…

Cyprus Considers Film Incentives

Cyprus based filmmakers are encouaging film incentives for the island nation.

FESTIVALS: Call for entries for first Cyprus Film Days international competition

CYPRUS: The deadline for the submission of entry forms to the "Global Images - International Competition Section" for the 9th annual Cyprus Film Days is 15 February 2011. The entry…
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FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days upgraded to international competition

CYPRUS: The Ministry of Education and Culture announces that the 9th CYPRUS FILM DAYS -International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto theatre has been upgraded to an international competition…
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FESTIVALS: Cyprus Film Days Adds International Competition

The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture has announced that the 9th CYPRUS FILM DAYS -International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto theatre has been upgraded to an international…

FESTIVALS: Cyprus Announces International Festival Competition

The Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture announced that the 9th Cyprus Film Days - International Film Festival 2011, co-organised with the Rialto Theatre, has been upgraded to an international…

FESTIVALS: Turkish Film Wins Cyprus Festival

A Turkish debut film, Love in Another Language directed by Ilksen Basarir, won the best film award at the Cyprus International Film Festival (www.cyprusfilmfestival.org) which concluded on 18 October 2010.…

Cyprus TV acquires reality format

Cyprus public broadcasting channel CyBC (www.cybc.com.cy) has bought rights to the Come Dine with Me from Britain's ITV.

Cyta withdraws from digital TV license tendor

Cyta (www.cyta.com.cy) has withdrawn its bid for the second digital TV license in Cyprus. Cyta withdrew when the bid reached €5 million.

KidsCo expands in Central Europe, Cyprus

KidsCo increased its territories throughout Central Europe, with several launches in place by the start of 2010.

FESTIVALS: Cyprus filmmakers stage festival

Cypriot filmmakers have organized a festival of works by both Greek and Turkish directors in the spirit of reconciliation between the historically opposing ethnic groups.

Guilt bows at international screenings

Guilt, the Cypriot-Greek coproduction directed by Vassilis Mazomenos has been chosen to screen at the next Montreal Film Festival before heading to Athens in a tribute to Cyprus film.

Strike at Cyprus TV

Following a four-hour work stoppage on July 13, the trade-unions of the National Television Channel (RIK) in Cyprus have announced a warning, 24-hour strike to take place on Thursday.

Welsh funding for Cyprus film

The Film Agency for Wales has granted £150,000 (€175,000) to the Cyprus-set film The Silk Man.

Cyprus-owned station fined

Volia Cable, a Kiev-based analog TV company, has been fined by Ukraine's Antimonopoly Committee.

Cyprus bids for Russian TV show

Official Cyprus bodies are banding together in an effort to bring a Russian Channel One TV talent contest to the island nation.

Small Crime an art house success

Greek Cypriot director Christos Georgiou's debut film Small Crime is proving a hit in Greece, drawing 4,500 viewers after just four days on two screens,