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The Hungarian state film financing body, MMKA (www.mmka.hu) has given refundable grants to the following feature film projects in May, 2008:Project Production Company Director Amount (forint)Papírkutyák/Paper Dogs Európa 2000 Kft. Bence Gyöngyössy 20MKaméleon/Chameleon Megafilm Kft. Krisztina Goda 20MKolorádó Kid/Colorado Kid Cameofilm Kft. András B. Vágvölgyi 20MValami Amerika 2./A Kind of…
11-06-2008

Screen Digest report on IPTV in Europe

Price squeeze looms as telcos compete for pay-TV customers To download a full release with map please go to http://www.greenfieldscommunications.co.uk/releases/08/080609_SDigest_IPTV.pdf London 9th June 2008. IPTV is increasingly being offered free by telcos across Europe to encourage people to choose their broadband services. According to the latest research from media analysts…
10-06-2008

UPI/EFA prize for Time is Running Out

TIME IS RUNNING OUT wins Prix UIP Cracow The European Film Academy (EFA), United International Pictures (UIP) and the Krakow Film Festival congratulate the winner of the Prix UIP Cracow 2008 TIME IS RUNNING OUT by Marc Reisbig UK, 7 min, animation TIME IS RUNNING OUT tells the story of…
09-06-2008

HungariCom Films in Cannes

HungariCom presents new films at the Cannes Marche du Film.
14-05-2008

CME 1Q earnings announcement (April 23)

CENTRAL EUROPEAN MEDIA ENTERPRISES ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2008 EARNINGS RELEASE AND TELECONFERENCE Hamilton, Bermuda - April 23, 2008 - Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. ("CME") (Nasdaq/Prague Stock Exchange: CETV) announced today that it will release its first quarter 2008 financial results before U.S. market hours on Wednesday, April 30, 2008.…
25-04-2008

COPROD CORNER: Seeking general co-production (March 14, 2008)

The Hungarian scriptwriter, director and leader of Studio Editor 95, Zoltan Hevér, is looking for co-production partners for making and distributing an exceptionally exciting adventure film set in Europe in the first part of the 20th Century.The story portrays the life of a real person. The plot is mainly set…
14-03-2008

Vacancies at Baltic Film and Media School (March 7)

VACANCIES 07.03.2008 Vacant positions at Tallinn University Baltic Film and Media School Vacancies in the film department Assistant Professors are selected for 2 years for the period of 15.08.2008-31.07.2010 Assistant Professor in CINEMATOGRAPHY (description and requirements) Assistant Professor in FILM DIRECTING (description and requirements) Assistant Professor in FILM EDITING (description…
07-03-2008

Asterix at the Olympic Games soon to exceed 500,000 viewers (Feb. 15)

"Asterix at the Olympic Games" - soon to have an audience of 500.000 viewers!The Box Office admissions in the last three weeks clearly show that in a few days "Asterix at the Olympic Games" will exceed the magical number of 500.000 viewers! The movie has so far had an audience…
15-02-2008

Asterix at the Olympic Games -- 3rd week (Feb. 12)

Asterix at the Olympic Games - Asterix & Obelix still at the top! „Asterix at the Olympic Games" 3rd week Polish box office proves continuous admiration of the famous Gauls: last weekend the movie was seen by 71 204 viewers which in total gives an impressive number of 432 922…
13-02-2008

Asterix at the Olympic Games tops 300,000 admissions (Feb. 5)

SPI International Press brief We are excited to let you know that Asterix at the Olympic Games released in Poland only 10 days has already 300.000 admissions! „Asterix at the Olympic Games", which opened in Poland on January, 25th , has been already seen by 296 136 viewers. It is…
06-02-2008

Passport Control workshop, Gyor, Hungary April 24-May 4

MEDIAWAVE International Visual Foundation is organizing PASSPORT CONTROL International Film, Photo and Critic Workshop for the 5th time from 24, April to 4, May in 2008. You can apply for three different workshops this time too: either for the film workshop or for the photo workshop or (last but not…
05-02-2008

EFA -- Focus on Future of European Film (Feb. 5)

EUROPEAN FILM ACADEMY e.V./ Director: Marion Döring / Amtsgericht Charlottenburg14236 Nz Press Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. release # 2/2008SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN FILMEFA Board decides to focus on promotion and training of youngfilmmakers and future audiencesFollowing the successful celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the European FilmAwards, the European…
05-02-2008

Application process begins for next ScripTeast edition (Feb. 4)

Application process to the next edition of ScripTeast has started!Application process to the next edition of ScripTeast, a training project for scriptwriters from Central and Eastern Europe, is open now! The closing date for sending the applications in is the 30th of May. The next, third edition will be inaugurated…
04-02-2008

2007 was record year for Estonian cinema (Feb. 1)

February 1, 2008A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR FOR ESTONIAN CINEMA2007 was an all-time record-breaking year for Estonian cinema - both on the home front as well as abroad.Estonian films gathered a total of 232 478 domestic admissions in 2007, giving the highest domestic market share for admissions in history at 14,3%. The…
01-02-2008

"Asterix at the Olympic Games" tops Polish box office (Jan. 28)

"Asterix at the Olympic Games" hits No.1 at the Polish Box Office! 138,949 viewers saw „Asterix at the Olympic Games" during the first weekend of screening at Polish cinemas. „Asterix at the Olympic Games" is No.1 movie of the Polish Box Office having twice as many viewers then the second…
29-01-2008

ScripTeast second stage complete (Jan. 17)

January 17, 2008The second stage of current edition of ScripTeast has been completed.The second stage of ScripTeast ended in the beginning of January 2008. The three-month long rewriting process, conducted with usage of specially designed e-learning device, was crowned in the beginning of this year when the authors delivered new…
25-01-2008

ScripTeast completes second stage -- January 2008

The second stage of scriptwriting workshops, ScripTeast, has finished. The second stage of scriptwriting workshops, ScripTeast ended in the beginning of January 2008. The three-month-long rewriting process, conducted with a usage of specially designed e-learning device, was crowned in the beginning of this year, when the authors delivered new versions…
19-01-2008

Polish Film Institute awards ceremony (Jan. 23)

Polish Film Institute Award Ceremony at the New Year's Reception for Filmmakers Polish Film Institute and the Polish Filmmakers Association have the pleasure to organize New Year's Reception for Filmmakers and PFI's Award Gala which will be held on January 21, 2008 in Multikino Złote Tarasy, Warsaw. On January 11,…
19-01-2008

Polish films on Oscar short list (Jan. 16)

hree Polish Films advance in the voting process for the Academy Awards Andrzej Wajda's "Katyń", Marcel Łoziński's "If It Happens" and "Peter and the Wolf", animated film directed by Suzy Tepleton, are on the official "short list" of films running for Oscar nominations; they were qualified in different categories and…
19-01-2008

Hungarian Film Week Jan. 29-Feb. 5, 2008 announces competition -- Dec. 20, 2007

Hungarian Film Week announces competition titlesNewest Magyar cinema.s traditional showcase lines up 18 titles competing for the GoldenReel Award. The feature film competition of the 39th Hungarian Film Week kicking off onJanuary 29 will host d9 world premieres.Press Release of Magyar Filmunió, January 2008www.filmunio.hu . Tel: +36 1 351 77…
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