A generation comes to grips with changing business models.
Nu Image greenlights pricier projects that are still built by masters of bottom-line finesse.
Nu Image chairman Avi Lerner and the head of his Millennium Films banner come from opposite poles of the independent film world. . .
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Maestro of classy fare arrives to lead Millenium's newly upgraded pic slate
The one-sheet for the 2001 Holocaust drama "The Grey Zone" hangs above Avi Lerner's desk. An ink-black rectangle with a foggy keyhole image of a hunched man at its center, it contrasts starkly with…
Innovative ways of channeling coin have boosted island production
Aggressive incentives plan provides support for crew and stars alike
Filmmakers who've worked on tropical locations caution that crews tend to observe "island time," as if the overabundance of sun, surf, palm trees and umbrella-topped drinks has literally slowed their…
The vast majority of industryites -- from left-leaning opponents of corporate welfare to right-leaning anti-government types -- seem to agree on one thing: Domestic production incentives -- which are…
Producers find ways to shoot in the city
The San Francisco Bay Area has inspired a wealth of memorable on screen moments, from James Stewart stalking Kim Novak in Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" to Steve McQueen's hill-hopping car chase in…