PARIS — In the wake of France's decision to increase the rate on its Tax Rebate for International Productions (TRIP) rebate scheme from 20% to 30%, effective from the start of this year, a series of…
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…
The Ile de France Film Commission and Film London, two of Europe’s most dynamic film promotion orgs, have reupped their partnership. The commissions will re-team up on two major events: London’s…
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…
On top of launching its mega studio, the Cite du Cinema, France is opening up public landmarks — from the insides of psychiatric hospitals, to schools, to factories — for filmmakers eager to go off…
Rufus Sewell will star in child abuse drama "Helen," Irish writer-director Virginia Gilbert's sophomore pic.
The late mystery novelist Georges Simenon, best known for his fictional pipe-smoking invention police detective Commissaire Maigret, will be celebrated at the Remakes Market.
Thanks in part to "The Lorax" and a Chinese historical series, employment in the French film and TV sector climbed 4% in 2011 to 20,633 permanent jobs, while the number of freelance jobs rose 9% to…
BERLIN -- Brazil's Filme Rio-Rio Film Commission has sealed a broad-based partnership with Paris' Ile de France Film Commission.
New venues, more screenings draw global crowds to Brazil event.
Employment in the French film and TV sector climbed 2% in 2010 to 20,387 permanent jobs, while the number of freelance jobs rose 4% to 122,074, according to Ile de France Film Commission figures…