Romanian films will be the focus of a week-end festival being held in Limassol, Cyprus, November 7-10.

Director Robert Crombie's Sappho took home the bulk of the awards at the closing ceremony of the 3rd Cyprus International Film Festival on October 25.

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.

Cyprus will make the transfer to digital TV broadcasting in 2011, government officials announced.

The second edition of the Cyprus International Short Film Festival announced a January 16 deadline in its call for entries for the 2009 event.

Bulgaria's Diema channels were responsible for a 494,000 euro profit for British owner Apace Media in the first half of 2008.

Megalan Network, a Bulgarian internet provider, announced it will launch cable TV service by the end of the year, and Vi-Vesta Holding announced plans for an eco TV channel.

Bulgaria's two largest cable TV operators have had a merger approved by the Competition Protection Commission.

FNE Daily Newsletter will be publishing profiles of the EFP Central European distributors on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 September. From These dates you can also access profiles at News Section of www.filmneweurope.com website.