"The Closer," a Brooklyn-set tale of betrayal and greed among friends, won the best feature prize at the Big Island Film Festival, which wrapped earlier this week in Hawaii. Eli Hershko wrote…
living up to its name, Hawaii's Big Island Film Festival just keeps getting bigger. Founded in 2006 by husband-and-wife team Jan and Leo Sears, the first event drew 600 participants. Last year, more…
Frank Hall Green's "Wildlike" – the tale of a teen in Alaska who escapes her abusive uncle and tries to find stability with a stranger – won the best feature prize at the Big Island Film Festival…
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When filmmakers and film lovers converge once again May 21 for Hawaii's Big Island Film Festival, they'll have something extra to celebrate: This year marks the event's 10th edition. What started as…
From films like "Jurassic Park" to series like "Lost," productions have long flocked to Hawaii to take advantage of both the jaw-dropping landscapes and the competitive tax incentives. The Aloha…
Sun, sand and cinema. What better recipe for an island film fest — and no event lives up to that formula as well as the Maui Film Festival, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. Marking…
BUENOS AIRES – Adding to the lengthening list of deals going down at Buenos Aires' Ventana Sur Latin American film market, TLA Releasing has swooped on recent films by two rising name-directors of…
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…
CBS is committed to experimenting on the Web when it comes to driving viewership and audience engagement, as evidenced Monday by a stunt that let fans decide the ending of a "Hawaii 5-0" episode.
Japanese identity-swap comedy "Key of Life," from helmer Kenji Uchida, won the Halekulani Golden Orchid prize for best narrative feature at the Hawaii Film Festival on Tuesday.
The 50th state's incentives pull productions from the mainland -- and the rest of the world