Czech and Hungarian filmed Wanted plans June 27 release

Wanted, which shot in the Czech Republic and Budapest, is gearing up for a June 27 release.

Opalesque webinar explores alternative film financing

Cyprus based alternative investment firm Opalesque hosts a webinar May 13 with film financing experts.

UPC sees 34% growth in Central Europe

Liberty Global Inc., owner of Central European cable company UPC, announced first quarter operating cash flow of $1.1 billion (€715 million).

UGC Hosts EuroCine27 on May 9

The fifth edition of Eurocine27 on May 9 will screen films from the 27 EU member countries in Brussels.

Fox Sport International launches in Central Europe

Fox Sport International announced it launched a new all-sports channel in Central Europe on May 5.

Slovenian and Czech nominated for Student Academy Award

Film students Martin Duda from FAMU and Matev Luzar from the University of Ljubljana are among the five finalists competing for the Honorary Foreign Film Award at the Student Academy…

CME first quarter earnings up 51%

Central European Media Enterprises showed stunning first quarter growth, with first quarter earnings at €143.6 million ($223.5 million).

New VP for HBO Central Europe

Ondrej Zach has been named HBO Central Europe vice president of Programming and Acquisitions, based in HBO's Prague offices.

New Sound Studios to Open at Mosfilm

Mosfilm Cinema Concern is set to expand its world-class Sound Studios complex this June with the opening of a newly reconstructed building housing four new state-of-the art sound studios. The…
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Love and Other Crimes captures Crossing Europe Audience Award

Love and Other Crimes, a Serbian-German-Austrian-Slovenian co-production directed by Stefan Arsenijevic, won the Audience Award at the fifth edition of the film festival Crossing Europe, which closed April 27 in…

DTH service shows promise in three Central European states

The Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia are listed among 10 countries around the globe that show the most promise in developing direct-to-home satellite services, according to a new survey. The…

Call for entries for Aristoteles docu workshop in Romania

Applications are now being accepted for the annual Aristoteles Workshop for documentary films in Romania. The workshop, conducted in partnership with the French/German cultural network Arte television, will welcome 16…

CINEMA CONCERN MOSFILM: A Proud History Combined With State-of-the-Art Film Production Technology

Cinema Concern Mosfilm is both Russia’s oldest and its newest film studio. Founded in 1923 the studio combines a proud history that includes the greatest names in world cinematography with…
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Vanished Empire looks set for international fest circuit

Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov’s new film Vanished Empire ( looks set to make its mark on the international festival circuit with this warm and very real story of young love…
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Institute of Documentary Film wins 2008 EDN award

The European Documentary Network has presented its 2008 EDN Award to the Prague-based Institute of Documentary Film, citing its "enthusiastic and energetic work" in developing and promoting Central and Eastern…

CME closes offer of $425 milliion in senior notes (update)

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd., which owns broadcast properties in six Central and East European countries, on March 10 closed its offering of $425 million in senior convertible notes. The…

CME reports best-ever annual results

Central European Media Enterprises Ltd., which owns broadcasting properties in six Central and East European countries, announced financial results for fourth-quarter and full-year 2007 described as the strongest in company…

Six new EU member countries have VoD

A new survey of video-on-demand services in Europe shows that VoD service is now available in six of the 12 new European Union member countries, but the region lags far…

Menzel, Szabo celebrate 70th birthdays in Budapest (update)

Two legendary Central European film directors and Oscar winners, Czech Jiri Menzel and Hungarian Istvan Szabo, jointly celebrated their 70th birthdays in the Budapest cinema Oeroekmozgo on Feb. 18. The…

ScripTeast session wraps at Berlinale

The 12 participants in the current edition of ScripTeast, a training program for scriptwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, have completed three days of meetings at the Berlinale and are…