Barrandov to launch digital TV channel

Aimed at youth market, channel will show viewers' films

MOSCOW -- Prague's Barrandov Television Studio plans to launch a digital TV channel, Barrandov TV, in the summer.

The channel will focus on students and young people, giving amateur and student filmmakers a chance to broadcast their videos.

Barrandov TV also will broadcast news and entertainment as well as documentaries and feature films of primarily European origin, Barrandov Television Studio said.

The company's majority owner is the Czech steelmaker Moravia Steel.