1976 Launch of Festival of Festivals, a public, noncompetitive event for commercial and arthouse fare. Screens 127 films. 1977 Debut of “Outrageous!” creates a buzz that ultimately shapes its…
Up to 20% rebate on qualifying expenditure in Malta. Business Promotion Act provides a 15.25% tax reduction to companies involved in film and television production, and additional investment credits…
In the midst of Hollywood's box office slump, big studios aren't the only ones watching their takes drop. The indies' hot run of 2003-'04 has come to a pronounced end. This year, their B.O. plummeted…
15% cash subsidy on qualifying Fiji expenditure between F$50,000 ($29,350) and F$25 million ($15 million). Productions must spend 35% of total budget on islands for consideration; exception is…
With so many low-cost programs out there, Variety surveyed some of their users about top choices and their effectiveness.
Among the more curious cash prizes on the film fest trail are the grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, ostensibly to reward "scientific and technological themes."