European funding may get easier for big U.S. productions.
While Americans are glued to the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder, millions of sports fans across Europe are tuning into the UEFA Euro 2012 soccer tournament.
While the number of new 3D pics seems to be leveling off Stateside, European filmmakers continue to expand with low-budget and arty 3D toons.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
Ten of Europe's most talented emerging directors will be in focus at Variety's 10 Euro Directors to Watch sidebar at next month's Karlovy Vary Film Festival.