MGM Channel launches in Slovenia

MGM Networks announced the launch of a local version of MGM Channel in Slovenia on March 31.
01-04-2009

28TH INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 4 - APRIL 19, 2009

Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and sponsored by AKBANK, the 28th International Istanbul Film Festival is fast approaching.
01-04-2009

Bulgarian Ministry of Culture Denies Film Funding Cuts

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has denied allegations by the head of the National Film Council of Bulgaria that it intends to cut film funding in 2009 by nearly 59%.
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SPI announces Skylink deal

SPI International channel FILMBOX HD will be distributed by SkyLink, the digital satellite platform in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, beginning April 1.
31-03-2009

Croatian fests get MEDIA support

The World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb (Animafest) and Motovun Film Festival will be the the first Croatian festivals receiving support from the MEDIA programme.
31-03-2009

Lithuanian Farewell in postproduction

The Lithuanian-Polish-Dutch co-production feature film Farewell (Atsisveikinimas) directed by Tomas Donela is now in postproduction.
31-03-2009

A Place With No Windows starts shooting in Sofia

Writer/actor/director Ivailo Hristov is mid-way through a six-week spring shooting schedule (along with one week in autumn) on his newest immigration story A Place With No Windows.
30-03-2009

First Lithuanian film goes online

Cinema Spring film festival launched the first Lithuanian film online, Jurate Samulionyte's stop-motion film No Routine on March 30.
30-03-2009

TVP cooperates with Cyfrowy Polsat

Public broadcaster TVP and Cyfrowy Polsat, the biggest satellite operator in Poland, have signed an agreement regulating their cooperation.
30-03-2009

16th Annual Days of European Film

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

Janosik plans September release

It took seven years and cost €6.6 million, but in September The True Story of Janosik and Tomas Uhorcik will premiere simultaneously in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
29-03-2009

Court overturns Estonian film’s ban

Tallinn Discrict Court lifted the exibition ban imposed in May 2008 on Kadri Kõusaar's Cannes entry Magnus after the director successfully contested the first level court's controversial ruling.
29-03-2009

Tivoli's Vespa in preproduction

The Hungarian-Serbian feature film Vespa from director Diana Groo is in preproduction and the shooting will start at the end of June.
29-03-2009

Eurimages support for four CEE films

Polish, Czech, Romanian, and Hungarian producers and distribution companies in Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Turkey received funding following the latest Eurimages session held March 15-17.
26-03-2009

The Land of Wonders in postproduction

The Croatian-Hungarian co-production feature film The Land of Wonders (U zemlji cudesa) from director Dejan Sorak is now in postproduction.
26-03-2009

Besa in postproduction

The Serbian-Hungarian-French-Croatian-Slovenian co-production Besa by Srdjan Karanovic is in post-production, Hungarian producer Denes Szekeres told FNE.
25-03-2009

Weir to shoot in Bulgaria through April

Having started principal photography of his World War II film "The Way Back" on February 23, six-time Academy Award nominee Peter Weir intends to work in Sofia for another month.
25-03-2009

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

Slovak co-production will open in Italy

The Case of the Unfaithful Klara, an Italian/Slovak production co-produced by Rudolf Biermann (Charlie's and In Film Praha), is set to premiere on March 27 in Italy.
24-03-2009

New Polish media bill in the works

A new Polish media bill is going before parliament, with the hope it will go into effect in June 2009.
23-03-2009