Grungy, witty and savage, the Russian crime thriller "Break Loose" entertains despite its ludicrously repetitive action and cliched story of the impossible love between a special forces cop and a…
HONG KONG — China’s Bona Film Group is to launch a $162 million (RMB1 billion) fund to boost its production efforts. The Wuhu Bona Film Investment Management is understood to be the first of its kind…
While the Russian box office has been exploding over the past few years, some see growth in different terms. The Russian market is still at an embryonic stage, in the sense that it was still evolving…
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“Hungarian cinema is back,” declares Agnes Havas, chief exec of the Hungarian National Film Fund, after Janos Szasz’s “Le Grand Cahier" (The Notebook), the first film funded by her young org to…
PARIS — Danish producer Thomas Gammeltoft has come on board to take the helm of the Copenhagen Film Fund, starting on Sept. 1. Gammeltoft, whose production credits include such pics as "Shake It All…
Germany has long played a significant role in international co-productions, but in recent months clear commercial interests as well as new funding initiatives have boosted collaboration with partners…
BANFF — Family films are getting a boost from Canada, with the announcement Tuesday at the Banff Media Festival that federal government film and TV funder Telefilm Canada and Canuck media and…
For those Russians looking to buy international material, Berlin is a key market.
Russia's national cinema fund has appointed a director following the resignation of Sergei Tolstikov, who had headed it since its launch three years ago.
The British Film Institute has launched its revamped Distribution Fund with an annual budget of £4 million ($6.35 million) to support U.K. distribs and boost audience attendance for British…
The budget of the Russian Cinema Fund will be cut by more than a third to $100 million next year following changes in the way state money is distributed to filmmakers.