Myriad Pictures has reached an agreement to rep international rights on more than 20 titles in the Essential Entertainment library, including "Red Dog," "The Expatriate," "Barney's Version" and "The…
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Maggie Monteith's Dignity Film Finance has unveiled a slate of three pics, including Joshua Michael Stern's "Closer to Fine," that it is producing and financing.
The technical standards and talent at Czech facilities have been a big draw in Central Europe for decades, and major upgrades can usually be found in better integration of production with vfx and…
Poland's efficient and effective system of film industry support, the revolving fund managed by the Polish Film Institute (PFI), continues to ensure a steady stream local movies and international…
The Danish government's support for the film biz for 2011-14 totals DKK 2.1 billion ($374 million), with up to 50% devoted to development and production.
Economic hard times have seen a collapse in public funding for film in recent years, with the national cinema fund slashed from about $14 million five years ago to between $8 million and $9 million…
As with other Scandinavian countries, there are no direct tax incentives for the film industry, but Finland does boast a range of funds and regional support that help attract international…
Russian filmmakers continue to enjoy strong support from the Ministry of Culture, which distributed funds totalling $130 million in 2011 for a wide range of activities, including education…
France may not boast Europe's most attractive international tax rebate, but it does provide foreign producers with many co-production opportunities and soft money sources. Indeed, for many…
A new 20% tax rebate on local spend due to take effect this summer should boost production, with Film Center Serbia estimating annual foreign production spend to rise to $30 million a year.
Germany's generous film subsidy programs have made the country a favorite co-production destination for international producers.