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 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…
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%…
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…
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.