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…
Cannes Film Festival
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.
Hungary's film czar -- Budapest-born Hollywood producer Andy Vajna -- is making headway implementing a new system of public film finance after the collapse of the much-criticized old model amid…
Although Sweden has no tax incentives, a network of regional film commissions and a new agreement specifying that between $2 million and $2.6 million of the national film fund is set aside for…
The Irish film industry has been relatively insulated from the country's drastic austerity program designed to alleviate its national debt crisis.
The U.K.'s film tax credit, introduced in 2006, has been confirmed until at least the end of 2015. It delivered a record $320 million to producers last year, with the vast majority going to Hollywood…
France and China, two of the world's biggest film powers and markets, look to be moving closer, however halting and complex the entente may be.
Speed and flexibility have emerged as the key components to producing successful feature films in today's world, said speakers at the Intl. Film Finance Forum presented by Winston Baker in…
Producer Bruno Wu, in Cannes briefly to announce an English-language remake of John Woo's 1989 "The Killer," said that within the next decade every film made in Hollywood will be factoring in its…
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