Production: Hrebejk begins Kawasaki shoot

Director Jan Hrebejk announced he has started shooting his newest film, Kawasaki´s Roses (or Roses for Kawasaki).
01-07-2009

Havel to make directing debut

Playwright and former Czech President Vaclav Havel plans to direct his first film, based on his recent play Leaving.
25-06-2009

Production: Two films based on novels from Michal Viewegh

Michal Viewegh, a best-selling Czech novelist and screenwriter is working on two film screenplays based on his books.
24-06-2009

Production: Herz shoots a story from Sudetenland

Czechoslovak director Juraj Herz is in production with a big-budget historical drama, Habermann´s Mill (www.habermannuvmlyn.cz), based on a true story from the Sudetenland during the era of Nazi occupation.
15-06-2009

Production: Oscar-nominee Trojan in production

Academy Award nominee Ondrej Trojan (Zelary, 2003) is in production with his 1970's film Občanský průkaz, produced by his production company Total HelpArt (THA).
04-06-2009

Palace Cinemas to open 3 new multiplexes

Palace Cinemas will open three new multiplexes in the Czech Republic in 2010, the company announced on May 20.
21-05-2009

Jakubisko plans Slavic epic

Juraj Jakubisko, whose recent box office hit Bathory, broke Central European production records, is developing a Slavic saga entitled One Thousand Years of Solitude.
12-05-2009

Czech films drive local box office

Czech films conquered the local admissions and helped drive the 2008 box office to an all-time record and post-Communist record admissions of 12.9 million.
12-05-2009

IDF at Sunny Side, Karlovy Vary

Tne Prague-based Institute of Documentary Film (IDF) will host four events over the next two month, including presentations at Sunny Side of the Doc and the Karlovy Vary film festival.
11-05-2009

New journey begins for Czech film quartet

Lukáš Přibyl's four-part labor of love that began with his family history, the Czech feature documentary series Forgotten Transports, is ready to set out on its final journery: the international…
10-05-2009

Gatteo moves into production

Film Studio Gatteo is gearing up for its debut as a film producer, after working for three years on Juraj Herz's psychological thriller T.M.A.
07-05-2009

Production: Czech-Slovak-Irish debut in post-production

Foxes (Lištičky) (www.listicky.cz), a co-production from Slovakia, Ireland and the Czech Republic written and directed by first time director Mira Fornay, has completed a half year shoot on locations in…
06-05-2009

EFP Producer on the Move: Czech Republic's Monika Kristl

Monika Kristl was only 22 years old when she became a principal producer and managing director of the Prague-based international production services company Dawson Production (www.dawson.cz) in 1996.
05-05-2009

Training animators to pitch

With TV stations strapped for commissioning cash, animators need all the help they can get. That's where Anifest's pitching training forum comes in.
03-05-2009

Fox pilot in Prague, Croatia

Breaking a dry streak in the Czech Republic, Fox began filming the pilot for Masterwork in Prague on April 28.
28-04-2009

Czech TV advertising up

Advertising spend on Czech television defied market trends, rising by 13% in March, according to a TNS Media Intelligence report cited by the Dow Jones newswire service.
28-04-2009