This year Austria launched a €20 million ($28 million) film fund, becoming the latest European country to introduce a national incentive to support and encourage local and international production.
Foreign indie fare had a rough ride in Norway this year, apart from "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," which sank its teeth into $5.2 million for Nordisk Film.
Focus Features made four British films in the past year, yet when it passed on financing the Sam Mendes drama "On Chesil Beach" this summer, it highlighted a significant shift in the Anglo-American…
The Czech Republic's long-awaited production incentives system has given the country a decisive edge in reviving both foreign and domestic shoots.
Sweden has long been a relatively stable market for international and home-grown fare, but this year the signs are that audiences are falling.
Australia is in the midst of a federal government review of subsidies that the industry hopes will result in more attractive coin by year's end, but for now the main incentives remain the 15%…
Indie distribs capitalized on unabashed Hollywood fare and mainstream productions at the German box office over the past calendar year, with scarcely a trace of classic arthouse in sight.
The southeastern region of Apulia the latest player to emerge in the tax break and subsidy game. It now has a $2 million film fund that can bridge a $200,000 gap in financing for feature films…
Aussie indie distribs report a good year in a tough market, with the squeeze being put on smaller titles.
While Graham King's new domestic distribution venture aims to shake up the release market and go head-to-head with the studios, the company won't necessarily be making headlines at the AFM.
Domestic Film DAILY
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%