In his first film in eight years, Macaulay Culkin will star in Killer Films' "Party Monster," the sick, sad and true story of 1990s party promoter and convicted murderer Michael Alig. Ed Pressman and…
Markets & Festivals
In what is being called "Boogie Nights" meets "The Fast and the Furious," Universal Pictures has made a preemptive deal to build a movie around premier skateboarder Tony Hawk.
Goldie Hawn exited International Creative Management Thursday. It's not immediately clear where the Oscar-winning thesp will next be repped.
A slew of big name TV helmers -- including sitcom heavyweight James Burrows ("Will & Grace") -- are locking in which pilots they'll direct this spring, as series development for fall heads into the…
The number of completion bond companies has contracted by more than half during the past year, but the handful that remain say they will have no trouble covering the needs of independently financed…
Indie Film Finance
Managing international film rights is as complex as foreign affairs. With an ever-growing complex web of territories, outlets, windows, currencies and tax systems to deal with, many film companies…
In an effort to lure film production to their back yards, most states have some form of tax incentive or rebate; some also have arts agencies that give small-size grants, and a couple, like Illinois…
Is the domestic and/or foreign pre-sale market rebounding? It depends on whom you ask:
With fewer resources at their disposal than their studio counterparts, indies are paying closer attention to the lucrative European financing sector.
Canadian films may continue to maintain their low profile on the international stage, but a number of well-capitalized players from the Great White North are making an impact with investments in…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions