The Czech Republic is becoming an even friendlier place for filmmakers, according to Helena Frankova, CEO of the country’s State Film Fund. At a session Monday at the Cannes Festival, Frankova said…
Phase 4 Films has acquired North American rights to docu “The Crash Reel” from “Waste Land” helmer Lucy Walker. HBO, which helped finance the pic, will keep U.S. television broadcast rights. Pedro…
Yahoo unveiled slate of six new shows, including provocatively titled comedy "Losing Your Virginity with John Stamos," as well as new partnerships with wrestling's WWE — giving Internet portal…
TV's appetite for scripted product has the potential to yield "a golden age of independent television," former CBS Entertainment chief Jeff Sagansky told attendees at the Independent Film…
An executive producer of Showtime’s upcoming drama “Ray Donovan” is denying wrongdoing after he was named by the FBI among the dozens of individuals allegedly involved in illegal gambling that…
Terrence Dugan, a partner in the business and finance practice at Morgan, Lewis and Bockius, sums up the current state of film financing in one simple sentence: " the search for junior capital."…
Amanda Rohlke has joined VariEnt as VP of production. Rohlke most recently worked for "Twilight" director Catherine Hardwicke. VariEnt was founded by Kyle Heller and Gina Resnick in 2011 to on…
As President Obama took the oath of office on Sunday, a quintessential D.C. scene unfolded a couple miles of away in Georgetown.
Mike Karz and Bill Bindley's new film production and financing banner Gulfstream Pictures has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Warner Bros. to co-finance films.
Brian De Palma will direct thriller "Passion," a remake of 2010 Gallic psychodrama "Crime d'amour" (Love Crime) helmed by France's Alain Corneau.
The world of independent film finance is fluid in the best of times.