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.
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Shailene Woodley and Ezra Miller were onhand Thursday night to pick up the Chopard Trophy, which recognizes young actors. Variety partnered with Chopard to select the honorees for the 12th edition of…
Moroccan-French auteur Nabil Ayouch, whose "Horses of God" plays in Un Certain Regard today, is prepping "Simply Juana," one of the biggest-budgeted projects to come out of the Arab region this year.
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.
With state film subsidies being scaled back in Spain, tax breaks look like a keystone of a future, more market-driven, film financing system.
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