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.
Indie distributors' market share dropped 19% in Spain through Sept. 30.
A look at what panels and sessions are slated for the conference
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.
Korea's theatrical business mirrors the U.S. biz -- box office is rising while admissions are slightly down compared to last year.
"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."
Forget those romantic odes to famous cities. Darryn Welch's Berlin-based Instinctive Film and Mathieu Robinet of French shingle Reverence are injecting chills and thrills into the mix with "Paris…
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Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes1Daily:$5.1M Cumulative:$148.5M Fox 20.68%
The Purge: Anarchy
The Purge: Anarchy2Daily:$3.6M Cumulative:$36.7M Universal Pictures 7.18%
Planes: Fire and Rescue
Planes: Fire and Rescue3Daily:$2.3M Cumulative:$21.7M Disney 25.48%