Marhoul scores big in Berlin with WWII epic Tobruk

Prague based director, producer and scriptwriter Vaclav Marhoul has scored big with his three million Euro WWII Czech historic action drama Tobruk.
12-02-2009

Polish-Czech Hel moves into production

Hel, a debut feature from Kinga Dębska, started shooting on February 10, after spending two years pre-production.
12-02-2009

News channel sold to journalist

Well know Slovenian journalist Vladimir Vodušek has bought a majority share in commercial news station Info TV (www.infotv.si) from its founder Leo Oblak.
12-02-2009

Bučar moves to film fund

Nataša Bučar has been appointed to the post of Assistant Director of the Slovenian Film Fund.
11-02-2009

TVP increases ad rates

Polish public broadcaster TVP raised the prices of commercial time, in a search for additional profits as part of the station's new development plan.
11-02-2009

Wajda at Berlin with Sweet Rush

Poland's acclaimed director Andrzej Wajda is in Berlin for the world premiere of Sweet Rush, screening in competition at the Berlinale.
11-02-2009

Cinema attendance leaps in Slovakia and Bulgaria

Slovakia, Bulgaria, Turkey, and Russia were the top performing European countries for cinema attendance growth in 2008.
10-02-2009

Polish TV ad revenues strong in 2009

Ad revenues for Polish broadcasters held strong in January, but TVN's digital TV channel 'n' posted losses for 2008 due primarily to fluctuating currency exchage rates.
10-02-2009

First HD Television planned for Slovakia

Czech Television Nova Sport aims to reach the the Slovak market with its new Nova Sport HD.
10-02-2009

Tobruk finds a buyer at Berlinale

Director Václav Marhoul big-budget war drama Tobruk secured an an international sales agreement at the Berlinale market.
09-02-2009

Estonia commissions post-prodution study

A consortium of public and private film organisations has commissioned a study on the feasibility of setting up an audiovisual post-production cluster in Tallinn to boost Estonia's film services exports.
09-02-2009

SPI introduces partner company Film Europe at Berlinale's EFM

Film Europe, a new arrival on the co-production scene, makes its bow on the world stage at the European Film Market at the Berlinale with a slate of new films…
09-02-2009

FNE IN BERLIN: EFP Shooting Star Orsi Toth

Hungarian actress Orsi Toth is an actress of few words, a rare thing in a profession where language and lengthy dialogues are the tools of the trade.
08-02-2009

Tobruk, Country Teacher and Karamazovs lead Czech Lion nominations

This year´s Czech Lion ceremony, the annual awards of the Czech film and television academy (www.cfta.cz), will celebrate three main movies -
08-02-2009

I'm Not Your Friend in cinemas

Following its premiere of the 40th Hungarian Film Week, Gyorgy Palfi's (Taxidermia, Hukkle) I'm Not Your Friend was released in cinemas in Hungary on February 5.
08-02-2009

MPT launches Poznań Media Expo

The Poznań International Fair (MPT) will host one of the biggest television events in Poland, the Poznań Media Expo, February 19-21, 2009.
05-02-2009

Five Bulgarian co-productions will be traded at the EFM

One national film and four international co-productions are scheduled at the European Film Market, denoting the highest Bulgarian involvement in the EFM to date.
04-02-2009

Buratino, Son of Pinocchio, travels to Berlin

Buratino, Son of Pinocchio, an Estonian-Russian co-production to be released on March 12, is presented at this year's Berlin European Film Market as a previously unheard-of-genre piece: a juvenile musical…
04-02-2009

Polish-German coproduction meeting in Warsaw

Central and East European based filmmakers will have a chance to pitch their ideas to Polish and German producers during a special Warsaw meeting in May 2009.
03-02-2009

Slovak films head to Berlin

Six Slovak films are representing Slovak film production at the European Film Market in Berlin, including three premieres.
03-02-2009