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.
Aussie indie distribs report a good year in a tough market, with the squeeze being put on smaller titles.
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.
The Czech Republic's long-awaited production incentives system has given the country a decisive edge in reviving both foreign and domestic shoots.
The low-budget World War II actioner "Age of Heroes," which premieres at the AFM, is set to become a franchise, just 18 months after rookie producers Lex Lutzus and James Brown first dreamed up the…
The Danish market is polarizing, with blockbusters increasing their dominance and indie titles getting squeezed.