Hollywood has long depended on temp and job-placement agencies to fill positions in an industry noted for high turnover. But these companies are also a valuable resource for those without connections…
Contemporary top 40 music and casino entertainment might appear to be an unlikely juxtaposition, but Foxwoods is betting the two can successfully unite in a revamp of the gambling industry's image.
The last Weinstein-era Miramax preem unspooled Tuesday night at the Mann Chinese 6 in Hollywood.
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…
With so many low-cost programs out there, Variety surveyed some of their users about top choices and their effectiveness.
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…
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…
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."
UNITED STATES American Black Film Festival$10,000 Wal-Mart Voices of Color Doc Award (jury) $20,000 Kodak grand jury prize, picture$20,000 HBO Short Film prize (juried) $20,000 Blockbuster audience…