Slovak psycho-thriller preps 2010 shoot

Slovak director Robert Sveda has signed on to direct Former People for Slovak Public Television's (STV) documentary series The Biggest Slovak Criminal Cases, produced by D.N.A. Production.
07-04-2009

Reding meets with Hungary's Pataki on digital roll-out

EU Telecoms commissioner Viviane Reding met with Dániel Pataki, head of the Hungarian Regulatory Authority and chairman of the Radio Spectrum Policy Group, regarding EU policy on the switch-over from…
07-04-2009

TVP acquires Uefa rights

Polish public broadcaster TVP has acquired rights to broadcast the 2012 Uefa football games in Poland.
07-04-2009

Szomjas preps new film

Director Gyorgy Szomjas (The Sun Street Boys, Vagabond) is in preproduction with Against the Eastern Wind (Szemben a keleti szellel), for an October shoot, the director told FNE.
06-04-2009

Telekom Slovenije IPTV lead continues

Telekom Slovenije (www.telekom.si) remained the largest provider of IPTV services in Slovenia in 2008, with a 52.7% share of the country's IPTV market.
06-04-2009

Grant for Slovene film museum

A proposed museum of Slovene film actors has received a grant of €1,234,845 from the EEA and Norway grants program.
06-04-2009

Latvian film funding announced

The National Film Centre of Latvia (NFC) has announced €1.64 million in funding for film production in 2009.
05-04-2009

Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries accepting applications

The 13th Baltic Sea Forum for Documentaries, taking place September 1-6, 2009, in Riga, is accepting applications from documentary filmmakers through June 5, 2009.
05-04-2009

Kliment Denchev dies in Montreal

The beloved Bulgarian actor, storyteller, artist, animator and writer Kliment Denchev died on March 29 at age 69 in Montreal.
05-04-2009

Stergel departs Slovenian Film Fund

Jelka Stergel, the director of the Slovenian Film Fund (SFF) (http://www.film-sklad.si/), was dismissed on Thursday, April 2, and replaced by board member Denis Miklavcic.
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Stergel dismissed from Slovenian Film Fund

Jelka Stergel, the director of the Slovenian Film Fund, was dismissed on Thursday, April 2, and replaced by board member Denis Miklavcic.
02-04-2009

Malta keeps pace with technological growth

Technological development in the telecoms market in Malta is keeping pace with new developments, according to the 2008 Europe Telecoms Mobile and Broadband in Italy and Malta report.
02-04-2009

MIPTV attendance drops

MIPTV reported attendance of 11,500 industry executives from 105 countries at the 2009 market (March 30-April 3), a drop of some 14%.
02-04-2009

New Slovak Audiovisual Coucil chosen

A ten member council governing the Audiovisual Fund of Slovakia has been appointed, with each member to serve a six-year term.
02-04-2009

Hungarian funds for scriptwriting announced

The Board of the Motion Picture Section of the National Cultural Fund of Hungary (www.nka.hu) announced its latest funding decisions on March 31, covering scriptwriting and digitalization of films.
01-04-2009

MGM Channel launches in Slovenia

MGM Networks announced the launch of a local version of MGM Channel in Slovenia on March 31.
01-04-2009

28TH INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 4 - APRIL 19, 2009

Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts and sponsored by AKBANK, the 28th International Istanbul Film Festival is fast approaching.
01-04-2009

Bulgarian Ministry of Culture Denies Film Funding Cuts

The Bulgarian Ministry of Culture has denied allegations by the head of the National Film Council of Bulgaria that it intends to cut film funding in 2009 by nearly 59%.
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SPI announces Skylink deal

SPI International channel FILMBOX HD will be distributed by SkyLink, the digital satellite platform in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, beginning April 1.
31-03-2009

Croatian fests get MEDIA support

The World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb (Animafest) and Motovun Film Festival will be the the first Croatian festivals receiving support from the MEDIA programme.
31-03-2009