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.
The biggest trend at the Japanese B.O. this year has been the rise of Hollywood 3D pics -- and the scramble of local exhibs and producers to cope.
A look at what panels and sessions are slated for the conference
Indie distributors' market share dropped 19% in Spain through Sept. 30.
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%…