Intersonic signs deal with FreMantle

Slovak and Czech distributor Intersonic ( has signed a home entertainment deal with FreMantle Media.

Prix Arte nomination for Cooking History

Slovak director Peter Kerekes' film Cooking History has been nominated for the European Film Academy's Prix Arte for best documentary.

ScripTeast workshop wraps

ScripTeast (, the Independent Film Foundation training program in scriptwriting which concluded in the Ossoliński Palace in Sterdyń on October 2, presented the following five films in the early stages…

Estonia nominates December Heat for foreign-language Oscar

December Heat, a historical action thriller by Asko Kase was chosen as Estonia's nomination for this year's best foreign language film.

AXN launhes in Slovenia

Sony Pictures Television's AXN has launched in Slovenia, Croatia, and three othe Balkan territories

ScripTeast projects announced

Twelve film projects from nine CEE countries have been selected for the 4th edition of ScripTeast, which begins its first session in Poland September 26-October 2.

EFP features new distributors at San Sebastian

For the second year, European Film Promotion ( gathers a group of eight young European film distributors in partnership with the Sales Office at the San Sebastian film festival.

Two Polish films get EFA nods

Andrej Wajda's Sweet Rush and Małgośka Szumowska's 33 Scenes from Life were among the films selected for the European Film Academy's 2009 awards, giving Poland two of the coveted 48…

FNE in Venice: Romanian Film Francesca Threatened With Ban

VENICE: Venice Orizzonti opening film Francesca has had two of its public screenings pulled after Italian right wing politician Alessandra Mussolini took legal action to stop the screenings.

Janosik. A True Story breaks the distribution mold

Following its August 26 gala red-carpet, standing ovation premeire in Poland, Janosik. A True Story begins a crusade to break Central Europe's distribution boundaries.

TeleSonera expands in Baltic territories

Stockholm-based Nordic and Baltic telecommunications company TeliaSonera announced cash purchase offers for companies in Lithuania and Estonia.

Sarajevo Cinelink announces industry awards

The 2009 Cinelink co-production market gave its EAVE scholarship to Bosnian producer Snežana Marić of Sarajevo-based Refresh Production during the Sarajevo IFF industry awards on August 20.

Janosik set for triple opening

The long awaited Janosik. A True Story, directed by Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik, will have gala premieres across Poland, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic beginning August 26.

m-appeal picks up Slovene, Hungarian films

Berlin-based film sales company m-appeal has picked up Áron Mátyássys feature debut Lost Times and Damjan Kozoles new film Slovenian Girl.