Georgia's film tax credit is spinning off some unintended benefits.
Incentives can change on a dime, often subject to the whims of a state's political party when power changes hands.
In June 2009, Pinewood Studios Group signed a five-year deal to handle management, sales and marketing for recently opened Filmport Studios in Toronto, which then became known as Pinewood Toronto…
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
In the 10 years since Hungary introduced its production incentives, it has emerged as the leading country in Central and Eastern Europe in the race to pursue Hollywood blockbusters and upscale TV…
In China there are regular announcements of studio lots and cinema theme parks backed by ample film funds from local government agencies. Many founder on regulatory high jinks, investor cold feet or…
Industry expands in emerging world markets
Western filmmakers trying to navigate China's not-always-friendly bureaucracy will now have a familiar shingle helping them find their way: Raleigh Studios.
"Students want to come out here," Ithaca in L.A. program director Stephen Tropiano says, "but it was difficult managing that as an East Coast school." Having a presence in L.A. makes the jump less…
Expressing confidence in the future of the film biz in Central Europe, Hollywood's Raleigh Studios is about to open a large facility in Budapest.
There are worse things in the world than being drop-dead gorgeous, but you'd never know it from listening to the tales of woe emanating from the knockout ladies gracing the stage of Stuff Theater…