CentEast Student Report: The Rainbowmaker

The Georgian directress Nana Dzhordzhadze's enchanting cinema has been for long time an intimate guide for foreigners to her beloved homeland.

CentEast Student Report: The Warsaw Count-Down to Zero

Polish director Paweł Borowski's feature debut was chosen to close the 25th Warsaw International Film Festival.

EFP screens CEE Oscar hopefuls

European Film Promotion ( www.efp-online.com) has selected four Oscar entries from Central Europe among eight films to be screened during AFM in Beverly Hills.

CentEast Student Report: Interview: Yoav Shamir "I want to know what makes a hero"

Participating in the Documentary Competition section of the Warsaw Film Festival, Yoav Shamir's thought provoking documentary "Defamation" sets out to understand the contemporary obsession with anti-Semitism.

CentEast Student Report: Urszula Antoniak: Things around us are extention of who we are

Urszula Antoniak's feature debut Nothing Personal is an intimate portrait of loneliness as a reincarnative state of mind

CentEast Warsaw - Moscow First Project in Russia Supported by EU’s MEDIA International

CentEast Moscow (www.centeast.org) organized by Russian distrib TVINDIE has attracted worldwide attention as the first project in Russia to be supported by the EU's MEDIA International.

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.

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.

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…

Intersonic signs deal with FreMantle

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

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.

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…

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.

AXN launhes in Slovenia

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

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.

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.

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…