CME first quarter earnings up 51%

Central European Media Enterprises showed stunning first quarter growth, with first quarter earnings at €143.6 million ($223.5 million).
01-05-2008

NBC Universal Global Networks launches two channels in Romania

NBC Universal announced the launch of two of its most successful channel brands in Romania.
30-04-2008

Two Hungarian films headed for Cannes

Feature film Delta and short film 411-Z have been invited to compete at the Cannes Film Festival.
29-04-2008

New VP for HBO Central Europe

Ondrej Zach has been named HBO Central Europe vice president of Programming and Acquisitions, based in HBO's Prague offices.
29-04-2008

Popieluszko completes principal photography

Principal photography has been completed on Popieluszko, a Polish film about the murdered Solidarity priest.
29-04-2008

New Sound Studios to Open at Mosfilm

Mosfilm Cinema Concern is set to expand its world-class Sound Studios complex this June with the opening of a newly reconstructed building housing four new state-of-the art sound studios. The…
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Blind Loves Goes to Cannes

Slovak full-length documentary film Blind Loves from director Juraj Lehotsky has been selected for the International Film Festival Cannes, running from May 14-25. The news was announced by Marko Skop,…
28-04-2008

G.I. Joe crash injures 7 in Prague

A multi-vehicle collision on the set of G.I. Joe in central Prague has injured seven people.
28-04-2008

Bulgarian director wins HBO prize at Hot Docs

Bulgarian director Boris Despodov won HBO's first Emerging Artist Award for his film Corridor #8 at Canada's Hot Docs festival.
28-04-2008

Cyfrowy Polsat sets IPO for May 6

Polish satellite TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat SA is poised to sell 67 million shares to raise 837.5 million zloty (€245.2 million) when it launches its initial public offering on May…
27-04-2008

Love and Other Crimes captures Crossing Europe Audience Award

Love and Other Crimes, a Serbian-German-Austrian-Slovenian co-production directed by Stefan Arsenijevic, won the Audience Award at the fifth edition of the film festival Crossing Europe, which closed April 27 in…
27-04-2008

Eesti Telekom doubles cable TV subscriptions

Estonia's Eesti Telekom announced it has nearly doubled cable TV households in the past year.
27-04-2008

Muzika breaks Slovak records

The new Slovak film Muzika directed by Juraj Nvota, which premiered April 17 and then won nine Slovak film awards, now can boast a record number of admissions. The Film…
24-04-2008

Open Class discusses industry changes

The latest of the Open Class seminars has wound up in Sofia after playing host to a number of Bulgarian filmmakers, researchers and students. The two-day seminars are organized by…
24-04-2008

Holland heads Polish Film Academy

Renowned director Agnieszka Holland has been named the new president of the Polish Film Academy. The members of the Academy nominate and vote for the winners of the Eagle Awards…
24-04-2008

Telefonica 02 CR 1Q net rises 5.4 percent

Telefonica 02 Czech Republic a.s. (www.czO2.com) reported first-quarter net profit rose 5.4% year-on-year to 2.4 billion crowns (€327 million) on revenues of 15.4 billion crowns, a rise of 1.5%. The…
23-04-2008

Correction: Nine Miles Down

FNE would like to correct information published on 19 February under the headline Nine Miles Down Wraps in Hungary
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Major postwar drama shooting in Poland

Shooting is under way for General "Nil" directed by Ryszard Bugajewski, based on the life of Gen. Emil Fieldorf (codename Nil), a World War II hero and prominent member of…
22-04-2008

More than 200 films screened in this year's 27th edition of the International Istanbul Film Festival

The festival boasts both a national and international competition but it is the 12 films in the national competition that draw international visitors and hungry fest programmers from around the…
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Czech Film Center briefs on new films

The Czech Film Center will hold its annual presentation of upcoming feature and animated projects at the 21st annual Finále Plzeň festival of Czech films. A total of 70 Czech…
21-04-2008