AniFest opens May 7

The seventh edition of Anifest, the Czech festival of animated films, runs May 7-13 in Trebon with 633 films representing 59 countries.
05-05-2008

Cyprus International Short Film Festival awards Portugal

CISFF wrapped April 27 in Nicosia, with best fiction short and best actress (Catarina Lacerda) going to It Wasn't God's Will, and best experimental short for Belgium film Free Admission.
05-05-2008

The battle for the Media Bill in Poland continues

The Polish Parliament amended the Media Bill, shifting power away from politicians, after Senate discussion and corrections last week.
04-05-2008

HelloHD TV launches in Hungary

Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) announced that it is supplying high definition digital video recorders to Hello Platform for the launch of the new Hungarian television platform, which launched May 1.
04-05-2008

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).
01-05-2008

NBC Universal Global Networks launches two channels in Romania

NBC Universal announced the launch of two of its most successful channel brands in Romania.
30-04-2008

Two Hungarian films headed for Cannes

Feature film Delta and short film 411-Z have been invited to compete at the Cannes Film Festival.
29-04-2008

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.
29-04-2008

Popieluszko completes principal photography

Principal photography has been completed on Popieluszko, a Polish film about the murdered Solidarity priest.
29-04-2008

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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Blind Loves Goes to Cannes

Slovak full-length documentary film Blind Loves from director Juraj Lehotsky has been selected for the International Film Festival Cannes, running from May 14-25. The news was announced by Marko Skop,…
28-04-2008

G.I. Joe crash injures 7 in Prague

A multi-vehicle collision on the set of G.I. Joe in central Prague has injured seven people.
28-04-2008

Bulgarian director wins HBO prize at Hot Docs

Bulgarian director Boris Despodov won HBO's first Emerging Artist Award for his film Corridor #8 at Canada's Hot Docs festival.
28-04-2008

Cyfrowy Polsat sets IPO for May 6

Polish satellite TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat SA is poised to sell 67 million shares to raise 837.5 million zloty (€245.2 million) when it launches its initial public offering on May…
27-04-2008

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…
27-04-2008

Eesti Telekom doubles cable TV subscriptions

Estonia's Eesti Telekom announced it has nearly doubled cable TV households in the past year.
27-04-2008

Muzika breaks Slovak records

The new Slovak film Muzika directed by Juraj Nvota, which premiered April 17 and then won nine Slovak film awards, now can boast a record number of admissions. The Film…
24-04-2008

Open Class discusses industry changes

The latest of the Open Class seminars has wound up in Sofia after playing host to a number of Bulgarian filmmakers, researchers and students. The two-day seminars are organized by…
24-04-2008

Holland heads Polish Film Academy

Renowned director Agnieszka Holland has been named the new president of the Polish Film Academy. The members of the Academy nominate and vote for the winners of the Eagle Awards…
24-04-2008

Telefonica 02 CR 1Q net rises 5.4 percent

Telefonica 02 Czech Republic a.s. (www.czO2.com) reported first-quarter net profit rose 5.4% year-on-year to 2.4 billion crowns (€327 million) on revenues of 15.4 billion crowns, a rise of 1.5%. The…
23-04-2008