MADRID — It's official. Paris bank Natixis Coficine, Europe's biggest film lender, and Xavier Parache's Gate Media, a Barcelona-based film finance consultancy and packager, have pacted for Gate Media…
As Warner Bros.' "The Impossible" smashes B.O. records in Spain, its government is set to launch a full-scale makeover of its state film incentive and tax shelters, establishing production parameters…
Spain's debt-crunched government committed Tuesday to honor subsidies for local films, hitting back at mounting industry fears that the public film funding system is on the verge of collapse.
Domestic Film DAILY
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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%
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