There was a time when renting a booth, setting up a card table and hanging out a shingle at any of the international markets was enough to call yourself a sales agent.
Almost since its inception, the film industry has managed to be counter cyclical in relation to the economy. Today, however, widespread economic problems are reflected clearly in the current state of…
Digital and wireless rights trading is generating a lot more talk than actual revenue, but industryites say deals are being made.
With the first major studio deals inked only recently with AOL, Hollywood may be late in embracing digital downloading for film, and the industry continues to proceed with caution.
War leaves scars on everything it touches, and local film industries are far from immune.
Looking back at Bill Condon's directorial efforts inevitably brings to mind the Roger Corman school of filmmaking.
According to the American Film Market's first prexy, Bobby Meyers, it all started with an early '80s article in Variety in which the writer presented a litany of complaints about Cannes' film market…
The indie scene has always exhibited a scrappy side, but it attracts a demographic undeniably cherished by corporate marketers -- the arthouse audience.
Riding into the marketplace on the coattails of a blockbuster is a time-honored tradition in Hollywood. Given the worldwide B.O. and merchandising success of New Line's "The Lord of the Rings"…
To many, "American independents" had its genesis in the low-budget, character-driven features of the late '80s and early '90s. But before the Bingham Rays, the James Schamuses and the Christine…
Anthony Bregmanproducer, This Is That Prods. (“Thumbsucker”) “Choose the right partners and keep them focused on the challenge. Making a film on a tight budget is not the producer’s battle — it’s the…