Cottbus announces competition line-up

The 18th Cottbus Film Festivalof East European Cinema has announced ten feature films and ten short films for the two competition sections.
26-10-2008

Moveast grand prize goes to Ukraine

The Ukrainian film At the River (U Reki) won the Golden Benjamin at the 4th Moveast International Film Festival in Pecs.
26-10-2008

Malta Broadcasting Authority head resigns

Kevin Aquilina he CEO of the Malta Broadcasting Authority, the government agency which oversees TV and radio broadcasting, will resign at the end of 2008.
26-10-2008

Eurimages supports Lithuanian-Latvian co-production

The European Cinema Support Fund Eurimages has awarded €350,000 to a Lithuanian/Latvian co-production, the animated feature The Golden Horse.
26-10-2008

CME stock trading suspended in Prague

Trading of CME stock on the Prague Stock Exchange was suspended on Friday, October 24, after the stock dropped 28%.
24-10-2008

Jihlave International Documentary Festival opens

With the recent EFA Prix Arte documentary film award to Czech director Helena Trestikova's Rene, interest in the Jihlava doc fest, running October 24-29, is on the rise.
23-10-2008

Goat Story admissions record on opening weekend

Goat Story: The Old Prague Legends, the first Czech CGI feature animated movie, set a new Czech record for animated films, distributor Bontonfilm (www.bontonfilm.cz) announced.
23-10-2008

Innocently Yours films in Bulgaria

Producer/writer/director Kiran Kolarov's Innocently Yours has begun filming in Bulgaria,
23-10-2008

Polish dramatist debuts in 30 Minutes

Krzysztof Bizio moves from scriptwriter to director with All of Anna's Lies, which began filming October 20.
23-10-2008

Bollywood movies drive Polish newspaper sales

After finding marketing success by offering movie collections along with the daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, the newspaper has found a new marketing tool: Bollywood movies.
23-10-2008

Strawberry Wine reaps festival success

Dariusz Jablonski's Strawberry Wine took home the audience award from the 16 Trzyniec film festival in the Czech Republic before screening at the Haifa film festival.
22-10-2008

Shooting begins on The Temptation of St. Tony

Venice winner Veiko Ounpuu has begun shooting on his second feature film, The Temptation of St. Tony, in Estonia.
22-10-2008

The Balcony opens theatrically across Lithuania

Film and theatre director Giedre Beinoriute's new film The Balcony (http://balkonas.wordpress.com) opened in the four biggest Lithuanian cities: Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, and Siauliai.
22-10-2008

Distribution of Bulgarian films gains traction

The fall kicked off with the first success of a modern distribution style for new Bulgarian films.
21-10-2008

56’ revolution Documentary for Oscar

Hungarian born Hollywood director Klaudia Kovacs will place her documentary Torn from the Flag in competition for the best feature-length documentary Academy Award.
21-10-2008

BooBoo in the Land of Bears and Palms

Agencies selling films abroad, institutions common in the West, are still as rare in Poland as snow in Havana.
21-10-2008

Opus Film Sees Potential in Young Artists

The films presented at this year's CentEast Market included My Flesh, My Blood by debuting director Marcin Wrona, a project involving Opus Film, one of Poland's largest production companies.
21-10-2008

Czechs dominate EFA documentary nominations

Prix Arte winner Rene was one of two Czech films among the ten documentary films nominated for the European Film Academy (EFA) "European Film Academy Documentary 2008 - Prix Arte".
20-10-2008

Antalya Film Festival And Eurasia Market and Festival

The 45th edition of the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival (October 10-19) turned out to be a surprise
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