Rene Asch of Berlin-based Films in Motion and Petter Vennerod of Merkur Films in Oslo have teamed up to develop and co-produce a trio of English-language films in Germany and Norway.
If Hollywood really wants to pursue Chinese co-productions, it'll have to dot its i's and cross its t's -- not to mention mind its p's and q's.
Already benefitting from a movie co-production agreement, Italy and Argentina will extend the pact to TV, the countries' film authorities announced at Cannes.
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…
While Hollywood centers its business model around blockbusters at the expense of mid-budget adult-skewing films, Europe's biggest movie companies have been taking up the slack, with hefty rewards.
Europe's broadcast animation sector depends on bridging gaps between nations and focusing on co-production -- so said many of the 700 industryites who flew to Sopot, Poland, for the 22nd Cartoon…
In a move signalling the growing trend in the Russian film industry towards international co-operation, the European Producers Club has signed a partnership agreement with the Russian Cinema Fund.
Two projects from the development slate of visual-effects studio Rhythm & Hues are moving toward production as the company moves away from being strictly a vendor and looks to become a producer.