Hoping to fill a gap in the market, the first all-Israeli music channel, Music 24, has launched and claims a ratings win over main rival, MTV, on its first day on air.
Savi Gabizon's bittersweet comedy about a teenager and his recently widowed aunt, "Nina's Tragedies," swept the board at the Jerusalem Film Festival, which wrapped Saturday. It nabbed prizes for…
Unfolding against the backdrop of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Jerusalem Film Festival has a tradition of screening politically controversial films that hit a raw nerve locally, and this…
The 20th Jerusalem Film Festival went ahead as planned Thursday, taking advantage of a dip in tension following last week's declaration by Palestinian militant groups of a three-month suspension of…
Tax break introduced: First mooted some 20 years ago, Belgium's long-awaited audiovisual tax shelter was granted govern-ment approval in July 2002. It is now awaiting the approval of the European…
Tax break introduced: Luxembourg launched its tax breaks in 1988. These initial incentives were overhauled in 1990 with the creation of the Audiovisual Investment Certificate Program (AICP), managed…
Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's French-lingo drama "Le fils" (The Son), about a teacher who confronts personal tragedy when a boy enrolls in his class, has been chosen as Belgium's entry for the…
This time last year, Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf's film "Kandahar" was one of the few points of reference for politicians and public alike seeking insight into Afghanistan.
Belgium's long-awaited audiovisual tax shelter was finally approved by the country's government over the weekend, paving the way for its launch later this year.
It's been a tough year for Belgian exhibitor Kinepolis: aside from the death of its visionary founder Albert Bert aged 74 last May, it has been forced to scale back its expansionary activities over…