Antichrist gets Polish funding

In its first session of the year, the Polish Film Institute (PFI) decided to fund the anticipated new horror film from Lars von Trier.
19-01-2009

Mosquitos’ Tango premieres in Slovakia

Two Slovak film premieres in January and the Rotterdam screening of the critically praised debut Blind Loves (Slepe lasky) paint a promising start for Slovak film in 2009.
19-01-2009

Controversial Polish documentary hits cinemas

War Games, the long awaited documentary from director Dariusz Jabłoński about Colonel Ryszard Kukliński, one of the most controversial figures in Polish contemporary history, opens in Polish cinemas on January…
18-01-2009

Bulgarian Short shows in Sundance

Nadezhda Koseva's short Omelette (http://festival.sundance.org/2009/film_events/films/omelette) was chosen for the International Short Films program of the Utah based Sundance Film Festival.
18-01-2009

Recession hits Slovene TV plans

Slovene public broadcaster RTV (www.rtvslo.si) announced it will cancel Passions, the first Slovenian daily TV series, and one of RTV's biggest projects, which debuted late last year.
18-01-2009

Czech Wolf at Berlinale

A Czech family film, Are you Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf (Kdopak by se vlka bál), has been chosen to screen at the Berlinale, opening February 5.
15-01-2009

Estonia announces 2008 box office results

Estonia witnessed a stable year at the box office in 2008, with two domestic films in top 10 and the total number of admissions staying on par with the preceding…
15-01-2009

Bulgarian actor Dimitar Manchev dies at age 74

Dimitar Manchev, one of Bulgaria's most popular stage, film and tv actors passed away January 14 in Sofia.
15-01-2009

PFI funds more international co-productions

The first session of the Polish Film Institute in 2009 resulted in additional funding for four international co-productions involving producers from Poland.
14-01-2009

TV Barrandov enters Czech market

TV Barrandov, a new digital TV channel that received a DVB-T broadcasting licence last year, launched on January 11.
14-01-2009

Romanian TV station fined

The Romanian National Audiovisual Council fined station National TV €1,200 following a violent outburst by a TV presenter.
13-01-2009

For Ever released in Slovenia

For Ever, the latest offering from Slovenian director (and European Film Academy member) Damjan Kozole opened January 8 in Slovenia.
13-01-2009

Torn From the Flag wins Hi-Def festival

Torn From the Flag, Klaudia Kovacs' indie documentary on the global effects of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, took the main prize at the Beverly Hills Hi-Def film festival.
12-01-2009

MEDIA support for Slovenian distributors

Three Slovenian Distributors have received €16,000 in support from MEDIA Desk Slovenia for distributing three European movies.
12-01-2009

Voice Over starts filming in Sofia

Bulgarian scriptwriter and film and documentary director Svetoslav Ovcharov (A Farewell to Hemingway, Bulgaria, That's Me!) has begun shooting his new feature Voice Over.
12-01-2009

Lodz City Office boosts local film industry

The City of Lodz Office is offering 1 million PLN for filmmakers, provided they will spend it in the city.
11-01-2009

Eurimages support for Hungarian/Bulgarian films

The Council of Europe's Eurimages Fund has approved financing for two Hungarian films, including one Bulgarian co-production.
11-01-2009

Film New Europe wins EU support for 2009

Film New Europe is proud to announce that it has been awarded a grant of 68,000 Euros from the MEDIA Programme of the European Union for 2009 to continue its…
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Bulgarian National hit Dzift breaks box office records

In just over 10 weeks, and in less than 10 cinema halls, Javor Gardev's Dzift surpassed the expectations of both the Alexandra distribution group and production company Miramar Film.
18-12-2008

Box Office National Hit: Lithuanias' Loss

Maris Martinsons' Loss (www.lossmovie.com), a drama dealing with the problems of emigration, adoption and guardianship, scored the top spot at the Lithuanian box office for 2008.
18-12-2008