Czech films drive local box office

Czech films conquered the local admissions and helped drive the 2008 box office to an all-time record and post-Communist record admissions of 12.9 million.
12-05-2009

IDF at Sunny Side, Karlovy Vary

Tne Prague-based Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) will host four events over the next two month, including presentations at Sunny Side of the Doc and the Karlovy Vary film festival.
11-05-2009

New journey begins for Czech film quartet

Lukáš Přibyl's four-part labor of love that began with his family history, the Czech feature documentary series Forgotten Transports, is ready to set out on its final journery: the international…
10-05-2009

Gatteo moves into production

Film Studio Gatteo is gearing up for its debut as a film producer, after working for three years on Juraj Herz's psychological thriller T.M.A.
07-05-2009

Production: Czech-Slovak-Irish debut in post-production

Foxes (Lištičky) (www.listicky.cz), a co-production from Slovakia, Ireland and the Czech Republic written and directed by first time director Mira Fornay, has completed a half year shoot on locations in…
06-05-2009

EFP Producer on the Move: Czech Republic's Monika Kristl

Monika Kristl was only 22 years old when she became a principal producer and managing director of the Prague-based international production services company Dawson Production (www.dawson.cz) in 1996.
05-05-2009

Training animators to pitch

With TV stations strapped for commissioning cash, animators need all the help they can get. That's where Anifest's pitching training forum comes in.
03-05-2009

Fox pilot in Prague, Croatia

Breaking a dry streak in the Czech Republic, Fox began filming the pilot for Masterwork in Prague on April 28.
28-04-2009

Czech TV advertising up

Advertising spend on Czech television defied market trends, rising by 13% in March, according to a TNS Media Intelligence report cited by the Dow Jones newswire service.
28-04-2009

Czech film production soars

A packed room of industry pros showed up to scout more than 20 upcoming films, out of 60 Czech films in various stages of production, selected for the annual presentation…
26-04-2009

Production: Vorel shooting Billionaire

Director, scriptwriter, master of parody and trifle, and occasional actor Tomáš Vorel will finish an eight week shoot on his new film To Catch a Billionaire (Jak ulovit miliardáře) in…
23-04-2009

Production: Vorel shooting Billionaire

Director, scriptwriter, master of parody and trifle, and occasional actor Tomáš Vorel will finish an eight week shoot on his new film To Catch a Billionaire (Jak ulovit miliardáře) in…
23-04-2009

The biggest festival of Czech films begins

This year for the first time the festival Finále commences on Sunday 19th April instead of Monday and will continue until Saturday 25th April. A whole week is in Plzeň…
21-04-2009

Record grant for animation director

Czech animation director and recent Athens Animfest winner Jan Balej received a record 10 million crown (370,000) grant for his new film, Little Fishergirl.
16-04-2009

Barrandov opens Digitalization center

Barrandov opened a new Film Digitalization and Postproduction Center at the Barrandov Studios Film Laboratories Division on April 16.
16-04-2009

God's Kiss equals box office bliss

Czech director Marie Poledňáková love story and Falcon Film release You Kiss Like God (Líbáš jako Bůh) reached a surprising 709,000 viewers by April 15, two months after opening.
15-04-2009

16th Annual Days of European Film

Prague 16-23 April 2009 / Brno 25-30 April 2009 / Olomouc 27-30 April 2009
30-03-2009

Febiofest lauds powerhouse directors

Wim Wenders and Mike Leigh will open and close this year's Febiofest, running March 26 - April 3 in Prague.
24-03-2009

Nellis to shoot Lidice in autumn

Director Alice Nellis's Lidice, a 1942 big-budget Czech war drama, will begin shooting in autumn.
18-03-2009

Menzel to make Croatian docs

Oscar-winning Czech director Jiri Menzel is headed to Croatia for a pair of documentary projects.
10-03-2009