CentEast Student Report:: Polish cinema today

In 2005, when the Polish Film Institute was established under a new law covering film production, Polish cinema started a new chapter of of its history.
19-10-2009

CentEast holds first Moscow presentations

CentEast, the pitching forum that lauunched five years ago in Warsaw, expanded this year to include a one-day session in Moscow.
19-10-2009

Bathory preps holiday DVD release

Will lightning strike twice? Bathory, the record-breaking film credited with reviving Slovak interest in domestic films, hopes so, with a holiday edition DVD release planned in Slovakia and the Czech…
13-10-2009

Intersonic signs deal with FreMantle

Slovak and Czech distributor Intersonic (www.intersonic.sk) has signed a home entertainment deal with FreMantle Media.
12-10-2009

Prix Arte nomination for Cooking History

Slovak director Peter Kerekes' film Cooking History has been nominated for the European Film Academy's Prix Arte for best documentary.
11-10-2009

ScripTeast workshop wraps

ScripTeast (www.scripteast.pl), the Independent Film Foundation training program in scriptwriting which concluded in the Ossoliński Palace in Sterdyń on October 2, presented the following five films in the early stages…
11-10-2009

Estonia nominates December Heat for foreign-language Oscar

December Heat, a historical action thriller by Asko Kase was chosen as Estonia's nomination for this year's best foreign language film.
01-10-2009

AXN launhes in Slovenia

Sony Pictures Television's AXN has launched in Slovenia, Croatia, and three othe Balkan territories
22-09-2009

ScripTeast projects announced

Twelve film projects from nine CEE countries have been selected for the 4th edition of ScripTeast, which begins its first session in Poland September 26-October 2.
20-09-2009

EFP features new distributors at San Sebastian

For the second year, European Film Promotion (www.efp-online.com) gathers a group of eight young European film distributors in partnership with the Sales Office at the San Sebastian film festival.
15-09-2009

Two Polish films get EFA nods

Andrej Wajda's Sweet Rush and Małgośka Szumowska's 33 Scenes from Life were among the films selected for the European Film Academy's 2009 awards, giving Poland two of the coveted 48…
07-09-2009

FNE in Venice: Romanian Film Francesca Threatened With Ban

VENICE: Venice Orizzonti opening film Francesca has had two of its public screenings pulled after Italian right wing politician Alessandra Mussolini took legal action to stop the screenings.
07-09-2009

Janosik. A True Story breaks the distribution mold

Following its August 26 gala red-carpet, standing ovation premeire in Poland, Janosik. A True Story begins a crusade to break Central Europe's distribution boundaries.
30-08-2009

TeleSonera expands in Baltic territories

Stockholm-based Nordic and Baltic telecommunications company TeliaSonera announced cash purchase offers for companies in Lithuania and Estonia.
26-08-2009