Karlovy Vary Film Fest Spotlights Variety Critics’ Picks

European Film Promotion has announced 10 pics championed by Variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month. The lineup — dubbed “Variety Critics’ Choice: Europe Now!” — assembles an eclectic mix of the .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 19th, 2017

Karlovy Vary Film Festival Kicks Off with Award for Mel Gibson

KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — The 49th edition of the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicked off Friday with a ceremony at which Mel Gibson was awarded the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. Accepting the Crystal .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 5th, 2014

Karlovy Vary Fest Director Karel Och on Testing the Audience and Looking Ahead

It's been four years since Karel Och took over as artistic director of the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, during which time the fest's famously youthful audience has multiplied, while the programming has maintained its commitment to new voices and provocativ.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 12th, 2014

First Look of Trailer from Karlovy Vary Fest Player ‘Kebab & Horoscope’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety has been given exclusive access to the trailer for black comedy “Kebab & Horoscope,” which world premieres in competition at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival. The pic is the debut feature from Polish director Grzegorz Jaroszuk, whose 2.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 4th, 2014

Karlovy Vary Jury Prexy Ahmet Boyacioglu on Turkey’s Blossoming Film Scene

Prominent Turkish film industry multi-hyphenate (fest programmer, producer, director, promoter) Ahmet Boyacioglu is this year’s chairman of the East of the West jury at Karlovy Vary Film Festival, which recently added Turkey and Greece as one of its.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 18th, 2017

New Europe Picks Up Karlovy Vary Festival Pair

New Europe Film Sales has picked up two pics slated to make their world premieres at the Karlovy Vary film festival: “Rocks in My Pockets,” by Signe Baumane, and “Kebab & Horoscope,” from  Grzegorz Jaroszuk. “Rocks” is the first animated .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 18th, 2017

Boxing Movie ‘Goat’ Wins Works in Progress Prize at Karlovy Vary Film Fest

Ivan Ostrochovsky’s “Koza” (Goat), which centers on a former Olympic boxer who is forced to go back into the ring in order to provide for his family, won the Works in Progress prize at Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival Tuesday. The projec.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 25th, 2017

Czechs, Slovaks, Hungarians and Poles Talk Co-Pros in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary fest bizzers are closely studying pacts allowing small nations to join forces for coin, facilities, talent and distribution, having packed into an antique cinema hall to hear from producers of four pending productions that have done just that.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 19th, 2017

Georgian Film ‘Corn Island,’ Elle Fanning Win Big at Karlovy Vary Film Festival

Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili’s “Corn Island” took top prize Saturday at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, the leading movie event in Central and Eastern Europe. The film, which brought together partners from Georgia, Germany, .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 16th, 2017

Karlovy Vary Film Festival to Honor Mel Gibson

PRAGUE — The 49th Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will honor Mel Gibson with its kudo for contribution to world cinema, and will host French helmer/thesp Fanny Ardant, screening her third film, “Obsessive Rhythms” (Cadences obstinees), organize.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 24th, 2014

51st Karlovy Vary International Film festival opens

The 51st international Film Festival opened in Czech Republic's Karlovy Vary on Friday (July 1)......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 3rd, 2016

Richard Gere talks playing a beggar at Karlovy Vary film festival

Richard Gere has been awarded the Crystal Globe for an outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema at the 50th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Rollo Ross reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 12th, 2015

"Corn Island" wins Karlovy Vary film festival

PRAGUE (AP) — "Corn Island" by Georgia's director George Ovashvili has won the top prize at the 49th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Vary......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 12th, 2014

Jamie Dornan Goes Casual for "Anthropoid" Photo Call

Jamie Dornan attends a photo call for his upcoming movie Anthropoid during the 2016 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on Saturday (July 2) in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The 34-year-old actor was joined by co-star Toby Jones at the event. At the .....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 2nd, 2016

Michael Pitt Starrer ‘I Origins’ to Open Karlovy Vary

LONDON — The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will open with the international premiere of Mike Cahill’s “I Origins,” which will be attended by the film’s lead actor Michael Pitt, Cahill and actress Astrid Berges-Frisbey. Pic enters on a you.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 6th, 2017

Karlovy Vary to Present European Premiere of Concert Movie ‘Björk: Biophilia Live’

The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival will present the European premiere of concert movie “Björk: Biophilia Live,” with directors Peter Strickland and Nick Fenton attending the gala presentation. In 2011 Icelandic artist Björk came out with the Bioph.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 1st, 2017

Mel Gibson Says He"s Dealt with His Scandal: "It"s Behind Me"

Mel Gibson speaks onstage during the 49th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival on Saturday afternoon (July 5) in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic. The day before, the 58-year-old actor suited up for the opening ceremony of the festival where he received t.....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 7th, 2014

Mel Gibson on Hollywood, Independent Filmmaking, Sharks, Vikings and Gary Oldman

KARLOVY VARY, Czech Republic — Mel Gibson is at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival, where he received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic contribution to world cinema. He also went on stage before an open-air screening of “Mad Max,.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 5th, 2014

Karlovy Vary Engages in ‘Conversation With Hollywood’ as Part of Industry Events

The industry events program at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival kicks off on Sunday with the panel discussion titled “Conversation With Hollywood.” The event, which takes place in the Grandhotel Pupp, will look at how international filmmak.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 3rd, 2014

Wide Management Sells Karlovy Vary Title ‘Barbarians’ to Japan (EXCLUSIVE)

PARIS – Tapping into a new and often more audience-friendly generation of directors and producers from Eastern Europe, Paris-based sales-production house Wide Management has made first major deal on Karlovy Vary player “Barbarians,” pre-selling Japa.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 26th, 2014

Chad Hartigan Talks Next Feature ‘Morris In America’ In Karlovy Vary

This time last year, Chad Hartigan hit Karlovy Vary midway through an extensive festival tour for his soph feature “This is Martin Bonner.”.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 6th, 2014