Robert Rodriguez has teamed with Gigi Pritzker's OddLot Entertainment and Michel Litvak's Bold Films on a film production and finance shingle that will give the helmer wide berth to develop and…
Roman Polanski's "God of Carnage," starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, has closed strong sales for much of Europe.
The Weinsteins have mounted yet another comeback.
Making for luxe ammunition in the battle to lure offshore productions, plush hotels in major city centers now cater to the specific needs of film biz players. Several such establishments have…
The independent film business is still a viable option for high net worth individuals and equity players.
Indie film at the upper end of the feeding chain is booming in Russia.
With homevid dying and TV sales still scarce, Italy continues to be a market where theatrical is absolutely crucial.
The out-of-work truck driver finds a job driving for the film industry. A carpenter is retrained to build film sets. A security company about to close its doors finds a way to survive providing…
"We're finding foreign indie films tougher and tougher in the U.K. as the marketplace is so small but the cost of release is so high," says Vertigo Films topper Rupert Preston. "Local films we like."
Korea's theatrical business mirrors the U.S. biz -- box office is rising while admissions are slightly down compared to last year.
For FilmNation prexy Glen Basner, AFM has already begun.