TOKYO — Wowow, Japan's leading cable-and-satellite entertainment channel operator, has unveiled a new initiative to produce feature films with internationally recognized directors and new actors cast…
Blumhouse Pictures has given a boost to Los Angeles production by filming all of Joe Carnahan's "Stretch" in the Hollywood area.
Runaway production has produced a "profound erosion" of California's film and TV production, according to a report from the state's film commission.
With other tropical locales such as the Dominican Republic, Malaysia and Fiji establishing generous incentives, and Puerto Rico juicing its own last year with an added a 20% credit for above-the-line…
Los Angeles' newly inaugurated mayor, Eric Garcetti, pledged to be a “salesman-in-chief” for the city, including “ending runaway film and TV production for good.” After being sworn in at a ceremony…
Filmmakers chasing incentives around the world often find themselves in unfamiliar territory. That's when securing the right production-services company can make all the difference between a…
For Jimmie Bullis, assisting the snake wrangler on Fox's "The Maze Runner" marks an increasingly rare shot in an industry suddenly jittery about internships.
Paul Thomas Anderson's crime drama "Inherent Vice," starring Joaquin Phoenix, has started to boost location production in Los Angeles, which has seen its typical scarcity of high-profile titles so…
France is coming off a year overshadowed by a lack of big-budget U.S. shoots. Despite this drought, Gallic player Luc Besson has managed to feed the pipeline of his 9-month-old brainchild, the Cite…
The Spanish are coming. They have little choice. The number of big pics going into production is plunging, so top Spanish movie companies are reaching out abroad for sizable, sell-able movies to…