Category Archives: Film Industry Reports & Interviews

Stream and Miramax announce agreement to provide iconic Miramax films in Russia

Stream will stream Miramax classics to Russian audience through SVOD on Internet-connected devices in HD   MOSCOW and LONDON, July 10, 2012 – Stream LLC, (formerly Omlet.ru), a leading multimedia entertainment services company in Russia, and Miramax, one of the world’s leading independent film and television studios, today announced a multi-year subscription video on demand […]

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European Film Academy Opens Vote for People’s Choice Award 2011

“Vote for your favorite European film and win a trip to the European Film Awards in Berlin!” this slogan appeared in the press-release forwarded by EFA (European Film Academy) today.

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Ridley Scott And the Dawn Of Perestroika

CANNES. May 16, 2011. Ridley Scott has reached an agreement with the UK production company Headline and Participant Media to direct and co-produce a Cold War drama Reykjavik (working title). Script by Kevin Hood. The film tells of the historic meeting between US President Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev in the capital of Iceland in […]

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British Adaptation of Tolstoy’s Masterpiece “Anna Karenina”

British film stars Keira Knightley (Atonement, Pirates of the Caribbean 1,2,3, Pride & Prejudice), Aaron Johnson (Kick Ass) and Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes) will perform to make a perfect love triangle in a new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel Anna Karenina. Directed by Joe Wright (Atonement, The Soloist, Hanna, Pride & Prejudice) the period drama portrays a Russian […]

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Germany Strikes Back: “Russendisko” shot in Berlin

For many years the Germans were very patient and diplomatic about numerous films in the spirit of Soviet propaganda which showed low IQ and combat spirit of Hitler’s Army compared to Soviet partisans, military or civilians in the WW2. Now the time has come to strike back and make fun of uncivilized and weird Russian […]

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